BigJimny WIKI

BigJimny WIKI
​BigJimny is changing. Thanks to an idea from Chris Rowson ( Leftcase ), BigJimny now has a Wiki. A Wiki is a source of information supplied and maintained by users i.e. you! Previously people had suggested that whilst there was lots of information on this site, it was hard to find and the built in search tools were less than perfect. Chris suggest...
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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As my "How-to" guide is really out of date, I decided to create a video of this last weekends Kingpin bearing change on "LittleJimny" before it goes off to its new owner.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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ARB airline - continued

ARB airline - continued
Well the part finally turned up today after nearly 3 weeks of waiting :( I have re-tapped the Diff casing thread as it looks like there is enough metal to form a decent thread. As you can see from the picture, the new adapter also has considerably more thread!
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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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What the postman brought....

What the postman brought....
I used to have a rear disc conversion fitted that I really did not get on with. It never seemed to work properly and needed constant attention in order to get any sort of braking capability. This has been delaying my rebuild as I could not be inspired to re-fit it and go through the trials again. However, I have bitten the bullet and bought a new k...
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