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29 Apr 2019 19:27 #206934 by Caelite
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Had to park next to this and grab a quick picture. My head was about level with his very expensive looking Fox shock reservoirs.


205/75r15 General Grabber AT3s, 40mm spacer lift, 15x6 ET5 steel modulars, Ignis Recaros, Green Stuff pads, Osram Nightbreaker bulbs

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17 May 2019 10:59 #208188 by furo
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Hi Caelite, great thread! I also live in Glasgow and I have sent you a private message.

2004 Jimny Mode; General Grabber AT3s (215/75/R15); Trailmaster 2" Lift; Jimnybits Snorkel; Jimnybits Front and Rear Recovery Points; Osram Nightbreakers; Suntop Roof Rack; AVM Manual Hubs; ORA Radius Arm Guards; Stainless Steel Exhaust System.

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14 Jul 2019 17:48 - 14 Jul 2019 17:51 #211044 by Caelite
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Haven't updated this in a while, been planning a few odd jobs. Had my front suspension apart today, after picking up some 1.5" spring spacers & shock repositioners just to perk the truck up a little on the cheap. Also have my friend ready to weld a couple of heavy duty recovery shackles on too my tow bar crossmember whenever we're both not busy.

Unfortunately fitting my 1.5" spacers have been thwarted a bit by the bolts on my front shocks being completely siezed in, wouldn't even shift with my 18" breaker on them. I might do the backs myself then chuck the fronts in to a shop for someone to rattle gun off.

Also due another service, waiting to see if Martin gets some more blueprint filters in stock.

205/75r15 General Grabber AT3s, 40mm spacer lift, 15x6 ET5 steel modulars, Ignis Recaros, Green Stuff pads, Osram Nightbreaker bulbs
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21 Nov 2019 18:43 #215836 by Caelite
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Well, the Jimnys been a pain in the ass this month, first the 4WD vacuum system failing intermittently, then the transfer case position sensor packing in. Now it's chucked an MOT fail over a leaky backbox & a rusty panhard rod mount (not something I've ever heard of failing on Jimnys, a little ~20x10mm hole developing in the middle of the panhard bracket on the driverside).



New backbox is getting fitted tomorrow & he's patched the little hole in the bracket, thankfully he isn't advisorying, or worrying about the angrily flashing 4WD and 4-L lights on the dash, has said he will even take a peak at the t-case & see if he can get them to turn off well he has it on the ramp.

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30 Nov 2019 15:05 #216092 by kirkynut
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Caelite wrote: Well, the Jimnys been a pain in the ass this month, first the 4WD vacuum system failing intermittently, then the transfer case position sensor packing in. Now it's chucked an MOT fail over a leaky backbox & a rusty panhard rod mount (not something I've ever heard of failing on Jimnys, a little ~20x10mm hole developing in the middle of the panhard bracket on the driverside).



New backbox is getting fitted tomorrow & he's patched the little hole in the bracket, thankfully he isn't advisorying, or worrying about the angrily flashing 4WD and 4-L lights on the dash, has said he will even take a peak at the t-case & see if he can get them to turn off well he has it on the ramp.


Has it got an MOT now?

How did you resolve the emmisions failure? Could the tester find the Jimny on the system then? If not it gets tested on the generic old limits and would be unlikely to fail. If it does the CAT will have had its day.

Kirkynut

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01 Dec 2019 19:13 - 01 Dec 2019 19:14 #216134 by Caelite
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Aye got it sorted, should have taken a picture actually, there was a good ~7x3cm hole in the front facing section of the back box, I knew it was blowing as it had a bit of a rumble, but I didn't expect anything near that, the lad that did the MOT swapped that out for a new one & welded a patch on the panhard mount & passed it the next day.

Have a bad feeling the solenoid in the transfer case is completely goosed though. Need to have a proper look at it, but waiting until temperatures get back into the positives though.

205/75r15 General Grabber AT3s, 40mm spacer lift, 15x6 ET5 steel modulars, Ignis Recaros, Green Stuff pads, Osram Nightbreaker bulbs
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