Another SJ Build - Sam's Yellow SJ

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Sam Emery spotted the start of the work on our SJ and sent over a few pictures of his own build which is starting at the same time as ours. 

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BigJimnyMeet South

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 All of a sudden its October and time for the second BigJimny meet this year. Many people asked for a south meet so we decided to give it another try. We had 40 Jimnys turn up on the Sunday morning for a meet-up and off-road drive. We had everything from shiny new Gen4 Jimnys through to SJs that have competed for many years in local trials.

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Meet Geraldine - Our LCV Jimny

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 Suzuki were forced to withdraw the original Gen4 Jimny at the end of last year due to EU emission penalty clauses. This meant to continue selling the Jimny they would have to pay penalties across they vehicle range. Therefore the Gen4 Jimny was withdrawn. However by converting it to a van, it falls into a different category and there are no e...

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Lil Red SJ - Steering Vibration - Second step

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Yesterday I took the SJ to the Tyre Centre and got all 4 wheels balanced. I chose to do all four so I can mix and match the wheels around the car without worrying about balancing. With the wheels balanced the drive home was much better, but not perfect. The "wobble" we are getting is not a death wobble, its more of a mechanical vibration. Our ...

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Lil Red SJ - steering vibration

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James' SJ flew through its first MOT with us last week and then typically we detected a vibration in the steering  this weekend despite nothing being reported. Now long term Jimny owners know all about "Death Wobble" and worn Kingpin bearings, however before stripping it all apart there are some initial basic checks, the first of which is...

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