Day 1 - Sat 25th - Off to the coast

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First leg completed today, Redmond and Becky have safely arrived at Folkestone to pre-position for a very early morning slot on the Channel Tunnel. The intention is to take all of the French road travel in one long day, 8 to 10 hours to the edge of the French Alps near Chambery. Jimny is running well although at 22mpg its drinking the fuel. Fr...
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My Jimmy has been pronounced dead.

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Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and am a relatively new Jimny owner.  I bought the car from an indipendant dealer and to my untrained eye all seemed well.  However 4 months later at MOT my car has failed due to some welding work that needs doing and the front axle.  The garage doesn't want to take on the work because they can't guara...
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August 2018 - X88RED off-road trip to France

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In a weeks time Redmond (X88RED) from this forum will be departing on his off-road trip to the French Alps. After weeks of preparation at  RGC Motors 2006 Ltd  and  DC Welding Services  along with parts from the BigJimny store , the Jimny is finally ready and the packing is about to begin. ​With 1000's of miles of driv...
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Upgrade??

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So a package has left me to go to Rockwatt for some magic to be performed.... watch this space!
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The Pixo is Dead, Long Live the Jimny - Have I Bought A Pup?

Hullo and welcome to my blog slash column where every now and then I'll post some iterant ramblings about cars, living with my new car and whatever else I have to moan about at the specific time. But first, we must address the elephant in the room. I have sold off my Nissan Pixo and bought in its place a Suzuki Jimny. Simple enough? The thing with ...
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