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09 Apr 2016 13:18 #165078 by X8GGY
Nice photo of me and my boys... "Milo" on the left, and "Buddy" on the right... they are brothers, best friends in all the world, inseperable!



Eyes shut tight as my youngest daughter had my iPhone's flash on!... LOL :laugh:

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11 Apr 2016 06:57 #165181 by X8GGY
Re-fitted the transfer box yesterday, and took the Jimny out for a test drive on a couple of local 'lanes...



And another Jimny arrived?! It's a soft-top '02 reg with 63k on the clock, a bit rough, but a long MOT, recent brake pipes front to back, not 100% sure what I'm doing with it yet, it was just too good to miss! :woohoo:

And then had a potter in the garage...



Went through the prop parts bin and managed to make up a spare rear prop, and also had a front prop, so at least I can carry some get-me-home spares...

B)

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12 Apr 2016 05:15 #165238 by Lambert
What you need is a high clearance car transporting trailer then you can pull the red one with you, the ultimate in get-me-home spares! :woohoo: B) :laugh:

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14 Apr 2016 16:09 #165324 by maverick

11/60 wrote: What you need is a high clearance car transporting trailer then you can pull the red one with you, the ultimate in get-me-home spares! :woohoo: B) :laugh:


The flaw in that idea is that we don't finish where we start (I plot the routes)

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14 Apr 2016 19:10 #165336 by Phatphingers
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maverick wrote:

11/60 wrote: What you need is a high clearance car transporting trailer then you can pull the red one with you, the ultimate in get-me-home spares! :woohoo: B) :laugh:


The flaw in that idea is that we don't finish where we start (I plot the routes)


And often some of don't even finish...... :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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15 Apr 2016 07:58 #165345 by X8GGY
My mate / 'laning passenger Alan has been busy fettling in the garage!



A clapper board ready to use in the video of our next attempt at "The Bastard Lane" above Machynlleth! :woohoo: B)

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20 Apr 2016 22:37 #165551 by X8GGY
"SZOOKYS" little brother, as yet to be named, is taking shape... I'll start a blog and a build thread on it soon, as work progresses, but here's a teaser photo -



So far, suspension lift and 235/75/15 Maxxis MTs fitted...

More on the little red one soon!...

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20 Apr 2016 22:39 #165552 by X8GGY
One more... Big Blue meet Lil' Red...


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21 Apr 2016 08:31 #165562 by Daniel30
Looking good Dave be careful they don't fight out there for the price parking spot :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

How do those 235's feel in a standard jimny drive train??
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21 Apr 2016 12:53 #165572 by darthloachie
Why don't you make the red one into a buggy.............................. :evil: oops
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21 Apr 2016 14:07 #165575 by maverick

darthloachie wrote: Why don't you make the red one into a buggy.............................. :evil: oops


I'm not sure that RED a good colour for a Buggy?

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21 Apr 2016 18:40 - 21 Apr 2016 18:43 #165583 by X8GGY

Daniel30 wrote: Looking good Dave be careful they don't fight out there for the price parking spot :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

How do those 235's feel in a standard jimny drive train??


No idea?! Waiting for a Redacted Ricklobster to hang under it ;)

Then the gearing will be correct, and the speedo...


darthloachie wrote: Why don't you make the red one into a buggy.............................. :evil: oops


Hmmm, kinda decided that a buggy is not practical for the UK (unless I win the lottery, then I'd get a tricked up Polaris RZR*)... so... the red one has a decent front hood section (like the blue one), so... today... an "IdiotMobile" fastback hardtop rear section arrived...

Then, if and when we get a sunny day... unclip it, pop it in the garage, throw the hood back, wind the windows down, and then it's as close as I can get to a buggy! LOL... then, as UK weather is bound to do, and a shower comes, wind the windows up and close the roof! LOL

(*and as the other lads in the group have said, a Polaris or similar, doesn't have sufficient ground clearance for greenlaning... so KISS and keep it Jimny 2!)

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