Category Archives: Frequently Asked Questions

Addressing Steering Wheel Tilt in Your Lifted Jimny

If you’ve lifted your GEN4 Jimny and find the steering wheel tilting hard right during alignment, you’re encountering a common issue in lifted vehicles, especially those with electronic steering systems like the GEN4 Jimny.   Understanding the Problem: – The GEN4 Jimny features electronic steering assistance, unlike its predecessor, which utilized hydraulic systems. – Electronic […]

Understanding the Crucial Role of Extended Brake Lines in Suzuki Jimny Lift Kits

Are you considering a lift kit upgrade for your Suzuki Jimny to unlock its off-road potential? While lift kits offer numerous benefits, there are critical considerations, especially regarding your vehicle’s braking system. In this post, we’ll delve into why extended brake lines are essential for Jimny lift kits, dispelling common misconceptions about suspension upgrades along […]

Exploring the Exciting Changes and Accessories for the Suzuki Jimny 5 Door

Are you ready for an adventure? Get ready to hit the trails in style with the new Suzuki Jimny 5 Door. In this blog post, we’ll explore the exciting changes and accessories available for the latest addition to the Jimny family, ensuring you’re fully equipped for your next off-road escapade. Introducing the Suzuki Jimny 5 […]

Addressing the Suzuki Jimny Lean with Our 12mm HDPE Spacer

Did you know that around 40% of Suzuki Jimny vehicles experience a ±10-15mm lower height on the right rear side? This imbalance can cause your Jimny to lean noticeably to one side, affecting both aesthetics and performance to a degree. Introducing Our Solution: The 12mm HDPE Spacer To address the Jimny lean head-on, we’ve developed […]

Unveiling the Ingenious Design Behind the Des Sol 4×4 Snorkel

Greetings, fellow adventurer! Today, let’s delve into a crucial question: why does our snorkel face backward? At Des Sol, we understand the importance of equipping your Suzuki Jimny with the best-in-class accessories to enhance its off-road capabilities. Our Des Sol SNORKEL, meticulously engineered from durable 2.5″ diameter Stainless Steel and fortified with a resilient POWDER-COATED finish, is tailored […]

The Des Sol EV Shock Absorber Series

The discontinuation of the Gabriel brand of shock absorbers is a sad day for South Africa, especially given their long history regarding this well known local brand, not forgetting the loss of employment of staff at the Gabriel factory in Cape Town.

Is an Adjustable Panhard Bar Absolutely Necessary

The panhard bar is a key part to cornering and handling of your solid rear axle Jimny. The panhard bar keeps your rear axle planted while negotiating turns in the road. To summarise Panhard Bars work to

Des-sol Overlander 80l Long Range Tank

Overview Running out of fuel isn’t a pleasant experience, and even running low can have some pretty nasty effects on your fuel pump so its best avoided.  Even the thought of running out of fuel isn’t a nice feeling, wondering whether you are going to make it to the nearest fuel station or not.  A […]

Des Sol 50mm Suspension Lift Kit Facts

A well designed, hard wearing suspension is critical for high performance 4×4 vehicles. The Suzuki Jimny is a fantastic little 4×4 vehicle with amazing off road capabilities. Des Sol engineers realised that this presented a great opportunity to extend the performance of the Jimny and design a 50mm Lift Kit that would be affordable for the majority of South African Jimny owners.

Des Sol Steel E Coating and Powder Coating Facts

All of our Des Sol Products that are subject to direct exposure to 4×4 outdoor activities such as dune sand (wet and dry), mud, rock and water (river crossings) in coastal and inland locations are manufactured out of high quality, hot rolled, extra high strength, cold forming steel which is imported from Sweden.