6/11/2010 - Fitting the leading arms

So the rebuild work continues on the front axle.

You will recall that the leading arms were bent...the yellow object is a spirit level and the arm curves away nicely.

 

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24/10/10 - Welding up the Axle

I had a few hours free today to move it on a bit.

 

If you recall the mounting holes in one of the Leading Arm mounts were worn oval. Therefore I needed to sort out a repair. This was pretty straightforward. I got hold of some 12mm Repair Washers and ground off the plating (its poisonous to weld them)

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22/10/10 - The Parts have arrived

You will have read  how I ended last seasons driving..... SEE HERE

And how after a summer of boating I returned to start some work...SEE HERE

And how I am not alone in this task....SEE HERE

Well with bookings coming in for the BigJimny Meet at Tong, my trailer booked for the event and the boat put away for the winter its time to start.....

 

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2/9/10 - I am not alone!

Andy has sent in some pictures of his leading/trailing arms following a trip out laning in the Peak District as some consolation for me!

 

As you can see, Andy straightened his by judiciious use of a metal bar being dropped onto the bend.

 

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21/8/10 - OMG!

Well the weather has conspired against my "summer of fun" on the boat. We had a great week away boating, but since then the weather has closed in and we have not had an opportunity to go out.

Here is a memory of what July was like....

So that means I have returned to my winter sport - the  Jimny.

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