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18 Sep 2018 19:22 #196100 by Jjbradshaw1
Picked up some 2016 leather seats off the Bay and fitted them to my 05 Jimny. Gave it a good hoover and cleaned all he plastics while I had the seats out too. Looks like a completely different car inside now, very happy with them. My favourite thing about Jimny is that they’ve barely changed in 18 odd years!
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27 Sep 2018 18:20 #196314 by theoldseacaptain
Thought it was time to get some light into the back as it’s now dark when I get home. Not OE, but a small kitchen LED strip stuck onto the top of the rear window and wired back to the main light and switch. Barely noticeable from the outside too....
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11 Oct 2018 06:19 #196649 by Lambert
Zebedee had his test yesterday. All clear apart from corroded brake lines. The ones that run on the front axle, you know the ones that provide brake fluid into the hubs. The man wasn't happy when I explained that they're actually vacuum pipes and not a tested item. #embarrassing!

It's not a Jimny. It's my Jimny

Mooo said Ermintrude (black)
Boing said Zebedee (blue automatic)
Hello said Florence (silver gv 2.4)

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11 Oct 2018 17:38 #196665 by jackonlyjack
Sorted out my wobble
Turned out to be my spare wheel has I had to put it on Sunday just before we hit the lanes valve issue
Put original wheel back on wobble be gone
Happy Jack :)

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11 Oct 2018 20:18 #196672 by Max Headroom
Got the clutch changed on mine as it was starting to slip.

If anyone is interested in the cost of this it was £255.13 inc VAT at Mr Clutch in Swindon, but there are other Mr Clutch centres about the country. This included a flull clutch kit and not just the friction linings.


IF IT AINT BROKE, KEEP FIXING IT UNTIL IT IS

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14 Oct 2018 17:00 #196760 by Riccy
A bit of wash and polishing after the latest outing with Brett, Dave, Sniper and JackonlyJack. Not as bad as expected really. A bit of the G3 scratch remover stuff worked wonders...

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Also fitted the new spare wheel holder thing with added L bracket for the CB aerial. This was to stop the #~$*ing thing clanging on the back all the time (where it was mounted onto the rear door before). works a treat now :-)





(sorry pics are not great, lighting in the garage is pretty poor!)

J999 MNY, M16 VVT, R7me gbox & Rocklobster,
31x10.5r15 Cooper STT, 2x ARB Lockd' 3.9 diffs & twin compressor,
6.5" total lift, Zookbob HD steering shock, Ignis recaro's
Custom bar & arches, rocksliders & guards,
Snorkel, K&N, 13500lb Winchmax, Buzzweld, etc, etc

Plus ULYSSES (06' trayback project)
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14 Oct 2018 17:28 #196761 by Wright

Used it properly :)
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15 Oct 2018 08:12 - 15 Oct 2018 08:13 #196789 by MatBat
Well, not today but over the weekend I....

Fitted an Xtrons Android based head unit which gives me, Hands free, Sat Nav, Web Browsing, OBD2 info and all the music I could ever want in one slick looking unit (That install was very easy)

I also fitted an Easyguard PKE (passive keyless entry) central locking system with in-built alarm, push button start, anti-carjacking feature and remote engine start.

It's awesome just walking up to Jimny and she winks at you an unlocks, especially useful when carrying shopping with one arm and a rumbustious toddler in the other.
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16 Oct 2018 05:37 #196809 by Lambert
Waxoyl for zebedee yesterday.
New radius arm bush, brake line rerouting and thorough under side pressure wash for Ermintrude today followed by a rust treatment and waxoyl tomorrow.

Busy busy busy.

It's not a Jimny. It's my Jimny

Mooo said Ermintrude (black)
Boing said Zebedee (blue automatic)
Hello said Florence (silver gv 2.4)

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16 Oct 2018 18:56 #196827 by grumyoldjoe
I took it to Halfrauds to have 5 new boots fitted and wheel alignment.
Yoko Geolandas G015S 75 notes each fitted, pre paid and pre booked last weekend. (best deal I found on line)
Arrived at 1pm for 130 fitting - no tyres had been delivered. grrrr
went home awaiting call which I got at 3pm telling me tyres would be there for 4pm so bring car in we will prep it ready.

530pm- still no tyres delivered and they close at 6pm so told them to put my old ones back on Im off.
Now trying to contact someone to recredit me so I can look and purchase from elswhere.
Just noticed they have manged to bust a locking nut and also put my spare with a slow puncture on one corner

What a shoite outfit they are, so unprofessional.
Avoid at all costs.

Wine improves with age.
The older I get the more I like it

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16 Oct 2018 21:04 #196831 by Lesmondo
complain on twitter

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17 Oct 2018 21:19 #196843 by Scimike
If you want to complain phone the head office, they will then force the store to sort it out to your satisfaction, be it a refund or tyres with freebies etc to keep you happy.

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