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28/11/07 - Hand Throttle

Again,thanks to Andy for this one. Most off-roading involves low speed maneuvoring and control. This can be difficult to achieve on the foot throttle, particularly when winching out of a problem. With winching you need to achieve a slow steady rotation off the wheels or a steady charging current from the alternator to assist the batteries, therefore steady control of the throttle is required....

 

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27/11/07 - Rear Wheel Carrier

Andy has kindly sent in some pictures of his rear wheel carrier as a follow on to my article on fitting the spare wheel (see: Rear Tyre Mount).

The age old problem is that larger tyres need off-settting from the door to stop them fouling the bumper and permitting the rear door to close properly. Andy has designed and built a "Swing Away" carrier that not only solves this problem but also deals with the weight issue of the wheel. In my solution the weight is carried by the rear door and based on past experience with the SJ series this will eventually lead to "door sag". In Andy's solution the weight is carried by the rear bumper......

 

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22/11/07 - Goodbye to the SJ

Well it was inevitable that once we bought the Jimny that the SJ would have to go. So the other week it disappeared off to a new home. Having been much loved and served us well the departure was a sad moment. Here are some final pictures......

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09/11/07 - Interior Light

If you own a Jimny and off-road it then you will have found that on winter afternoons in a muddy wood it is difficult to see any of your recovery kit that is thrown in the back. Whilst visiting the local caravan shop for a couple I number plate lights I found just the answer.....

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09/11/07 - Why Register on this site?

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