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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Leaking exhaust joint

Leaking exhaust joint

A while ago I replaced the exhaust on "LittleJimny". Since then I have had great difficulty in getting it to seal. It is a sprung loaded flexible joint so should be a "dry" seal with no sealant or gasket, just a stainless steel mesh ring.

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Tackling the rust - part two

Tackling the rust - part two

I stripped out the rear seats and trim today to get a good look at the rust in the rear floor pan. When I bought the car I knew it had been patched up, but needed some work, but was prepared for that.

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Tackling the rust - part one

Tackling the rust - part one

Those who know Jimny's, know that they can rust like mad. I bought mine knowing it needed some work doing, but step one was to get it under-sealed to stop the rot for as long as possible, giving me a chance to work on it over the coming months.

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