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Still causing trouble after all these years..

Discussion in 'Mini Lounge' started by Ironraven, May 22, 2015.

  1. Ironraven

    Ironraven Active Member

    Hey there guys 'n gals... it's been awhile but I'm still kicking and so's my wee Takumi... just thought I drop by and say HI and show that you can indeed fit 26" 6ply ATV treads under yer Suzuki with just a 2" lift! tak 2015.jpg

    Also, out of curiosity, has anyone done an EGR delete? I'll have to dig around the forum a bit, I think mine's sprung a vacuum leak and might be the reason he runs rough, especially when it's wet out. Anyhow, I'll probably be posting up a few more photos and documenting some adventures here in the next few months... lemme just say it's good to be back!
     
  2. greg0187

    greg0187 Moderator Staff Member

    Hey Iron! Good to hear you are still around. I haven't done an EGR delete on a mini but have done it on other vehicles. I say go for it! Tires look great and its amazing they actually fit!!
     
  3. Ironraven

    Ironraven Active Member

    Scored the tires on Craigslist for $40 I figured it was worth a shot since I had the wheels laying around... the fronts are 8" wide and the rears are 10" wide. I did throw a 1/4" spacer on the rear just to be safe, I probably have a little rubbing on the frame occasionally but I'm OK with that for the GRIP damn... the grip... :D
     
  4. spaner

    spaner Well-Known Member

    wider is better for sure, my 11" wide Titans were a little tight before my 1 3/4" afco lift (24"..though)

    I did wear a little grove in the rears from the fender position, bounces, articulation, boat trailer, or any kind of box loading,
    didn't hurt anything though, just makes a cool noise racing over bumps.
     
  5. fmartin_gila

    fmartin_gila Active Member

    Back in the 80s, I did an EGR delete on a fleet of about 100 vehicles (not these minitrucks). Merely made up a metal plate the same outline as the gasket and sandwiched it between the intake manifold & the EGR unit. Eliminated a lot of occasional come & go kind of problems with odd running. The EGR valves sometimes get a bit clogged or debris and won't close off completely and cause some weird running problems.

    Fred
     

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