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As my "How-to" guide is really out of date, I decided to create a video of this last weekends Kingpin bearing change on "LittleJimny" before it goes off to its new owner.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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Don't over grease your CV's!!

Don't over grease your CV's!!
So, as described in the previous blog post ( http://www.bigjimny.com/bigjimny-blog/jimny-modifications/entry/818-littlejimny-steering-wobble-1 )  I am chasing down a wobble prior to selling LittleJimny. I am preparing a "How to" video but here is an advance finding from my work. The previous owner must have had the Kingpin Bearings changed at ...
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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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ARB air line repair

ARB air line repair
​When the rear axle was ripped off its mount it looks as if the air fitting for the ARB locker was damage. The air fitting consists of pipework fitted through what ARB call a bulkhead fitting. This has pulled out of the diff casing. ​The ARB was not fitted by me and I do not have the instructions. However Google shows that this fitting should be in...
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