Fitting rear bump stops

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The key to a good suspension set up is balance and stability. Over stretching in any direction achieves very little. Ok so the vehicle may seem to have amazing "articulation" but if the tyres are not generating traction (ie pressing on the ground) it does not matter how far they have stretched to touch the ground. Bump stops are a way of protecting the suspension from over compression on one side and the tyres from rubbing inside the wheel arch. Therefore, with a new set of springs and shock I also have gone for bump stop extensions 

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More parts

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I am sure I accidentally sold the shock absorbers I had put aside for my refresh of the suspension on BigJimny. Therefore I ordered a new set plus a set of bump stop extenders for the front. Now to get around to putting them on before I sell them again :) 
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Kingpin Bearings - The Video

Kingpin Bearings - The Video

As my "How-to" guide is really out of date, I decided to create a video of this last weekends Kingpin bearing change on "LittleJimny" before it goes off to its new owner. This is the way, whether you like it or not, that I change the Kingpin bearings....

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Don't over grease your CV's!!

Don't over grease your CV's!!
So, as described in the previous blog post ( http://www.bigjimny.com/bigjimny-blog/jimny-modifications/entry/818-littlejimny-steering-wobble-1 )  I am chasing down a wobble prior to selling LittleJimny. I am preparing a "How to" video but here is an advance finding from my work. The previous owner must have had the Kingpin Bearings changed at ...
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LittleJimny - Steering Wobble

Christmas is when we take LittleJimny off the road and into the garage for a service. This year is a bit different as LittleJimny is going up for sale soon as James is looking to change to a different car. Therefore I need to sort some things out. The first is a little steering wobble..... Of course, this is only a small wobble compared to what it ...
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