mp.net/cars

A blog about my current cars; an archive of my past ones

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Double Trouble

Having poked enough rust holes in one vehicle to leave me ashen-faced the other one – the backup, no less – has decided to have a major hiccup too…

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Just Carry It

It’s time to say goodbye to the wonderful little Carry. As I noted when the Wagon All-the-Rs reappeared it’s just not feasible for me to run three cars long term and, truth be told, the super-practical work that’s kept the Carry busy up until now has slowly been petering out…

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DD51T Fluids Change

Here’s a quick reference for anyone changing the engine oil, gearbox and transfer case oil, or differential oil in their Suzuki Carry DD51T. I couldn’t find any easily available (and reliable) information on capacities for any of the above so I recorded rough amounts based on a service of my own vehicle.

Engine (inc. filter): ~2800ml
Front Differential: ~600ml
Rear Differential: ~700ml
Gearbox & Transfer Box*: ~2600ml

*Both housed within one casing