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SJ Rebuild

Another SJ Build - Sam's Yellow SJ - More pictures

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Sam has sent in some further pictures of his SJ in build. 

I remember this stage with James' Jimny, it is really exciting when the project changes from disassembly to re-assembly, it really feels like progress when you hit this stage,


The yellow is looking really smart.

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From Jimny to Willys Jeep - Part 5

It runs! Click the title to see the video

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From Jimny to Willys Jeep - Part 4

 George is progressing well with his build. The floorpan and rear sections are complete.

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From Jimny to Willys Jeep - Part 3

 George has sent in a couple more pictures showing the join in the body tub where it was extended to fit the Jimny chassis

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From Jimny to Willys Jeep - Part 2

A further update from George on his Jimny to Willys Jeep conversion. 

The "genuine" Willy's Jeep tub has turned up (they are still being manufactured by one of the original licensed Jeep manufacturers in Belgium so its a "New Old" tub)

As you can see in the picture below the chassis is longer than the tub. In the UK the law is pretty flexible around what you can do to a vehicle without having to jump through paperwork and engineering hoops. However, the "certification" and identity of a vehicle is considered to remain with the chassis, therefore chassis modifications (cutting etc.) are more difficult to get approved. Therefore the easiest option is to extend the body. 

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