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LittleJimny - the custom build

LittleJimny - the custom build
Once LittleJimny was on its way we sorted out our "specification" with the guys at Roadworthy Suzuki. They were more than happy to meet our requirements for some customisations as James had put together a list to achieve his dream Jimny. First of all a couple of pictures to show how "Gerald the Jimny" looked when he arrived at Roadworthy. Each coun...
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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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Rear wheel bearings

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So a miracle occurred and I did some more work on my Jimny today. First of all I repaired the ARB air locker tube that had been damaged. The threads had been pulled out in the brass mounting so I had purchased a repair kit and refitted the fitting. 

You can see the original damage in this article - https://www.bigjimny.com/index.php/bigjimny-blog/problems/entry/812-arb-air-line-repair and the photos below show the new parts alongside the old.


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Stabiliser/Drop Link - MOT Time

Stabiliser/Drop Link - MOT Time
​So the MOT time is approaching for "LittleJimny" and we knew that one of the stabiliser links (or drop links) is bent and leaking grease. It is a straight forward process to change these although inevitably occasionally things get stuck. Here is the old link in position, all you have to do is undo the two nuts securing it. ​ As they are swiveling ...
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