RockLobster Build - Part 3 - Re-assembly

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​This three part article covers my building of a RockLobster 6.5:1 transfer box. The article parts are:

  • Part 1 - Dis-assembly (see HERE)
  • Part 2 - Building the gears (HERE)
  • Part 3 - Re-assembly (this part)
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Keithy's Trayback

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Has power been an issue for your Jimny?

It's not an issue here! Check out Keithy's Trayback build

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Differential Failure

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​Very shortly after we drove away from the 2019 BigJimny meet, I heard a very loud bang from somewhere underneath BigJimny. I pulled over and could not see anything, the Jimny still had drive but was giving out a knocking noise.

I suspected the CV joints as they have been clicking for a long time, however I found that the noise was coming from the rear diff (see video below, you can hear the knocking noise if you ignore the disc scraping noise)

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From Jimny to Willys Jeep - Part 6

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​George has completed his Willys jeep build based on a Jimny and sent in these pictures as a conclusion. If you remember, this is the project built using a "new old" Jeep tub i.e. a brand new tub built to the original spec in one of the original Jeep factories. I think it looks really good.  The picture below shows where this all started.
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LittleJimny - Adding LED DRLs

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​The UK SZ5 specification Jimny has DRL (Daylight Running Lights) fitted. Whilst the main headlights on the SZ5 are LED, the DRLs are plain old Tungsten. Therefore they look yellow when on and are generally mis-matched to the overall look of the car. Therefore I have upgraded the lights to LED. It is a simple task of replacing the bulbs howeve...
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