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by jimny-dave
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oops...
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: Oops...

So, I recently bought a 'New' Grand Vitara as a daily driver - https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/S2NGVasbought1.jpg https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/S2NGVasbought2.jpg It's an old one, soon to be hidden behind a new personal plate - "S2 NGV" I've bought esp...
by jimny-dave
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oops...
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Oops...

Bought another Zook! https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/444EB2A2-D236-4295-9314-3FB3322303EF.jpeg One owner, FSH, 43k miles... Just waiting for the V5 so I can put it’s plate on... S2 NGV... just to hide it’s age ;) Rang up to insure it... and it was only £40 a year more if it wa...
by jimny-dave
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

Wedmesday, my day off, so out to work on the buggy again today... went to my scruffs drawer in my walk-in wardrobe, and... https://scontent.fbhx2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p526x296/117171437_2623680307734441_3593528336994722207_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=JsTKgP37ruAAX8HxGW6&_nc_ht=scont...
by jimny-dave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

I've taken inspiration from our wheelin' friends across the pond... in America they have a Buritto Box on the headers of their exhausts... But I wanted the Briitsh equivalent, and without having to open the bonnet... so bought a Bain Marie pot and lid from a catering firm and sunk it into the Jimny'...
by jimny-dave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

Did you notice the lid on the bonnet?! :)) It's... https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/DSCN9640.JPG A pastie box! At the start of the day you pop a pastie in, 'lane for a few hours, and then retrieve the pastie for a hot lunch!... As it - https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/atta...
by jimny-dave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

The passenger side is now nearing completion -

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I re-used the tree wire setup I used to have on my "Stealth" black Vitara some years ago...
by jimny-dave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

mud and diesel wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:32 pm
Brilliant effort Dave! And a pleasant surprise checking in and finding something going on.
Thanks! Thought I'd try and start some conversation :-bd

Looking forward to getting it finished and getting out 'laning in the countryside again 8)
by jimny-dave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

Sparks wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:31 pm
I have been following on Facebook as well. I cant wait to see photos of it in action.

Will it be strictly a event use buggy or everyday laner as well?
No, not being build for events... it's purely a 'laning buggy for some fun in the sun 8)
by jimny-dave
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

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Front "wing", A-pillar tube, snorkel and half-door top taking shape! 8)

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by jimny-dave
Sat Jul 18, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

Did you notice the winch is in the back? https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/DSCN9751.JPG The rope runs through that donut fairlead, under the passenger seat, through the firewall, along the Choi’s rail next to the engine and out the front! (Photo below) The handle is to persuade ...
by jimny-dave
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Re: Buggy update

THANKS :-bd The other side is now starting to look the same - https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/DSCN9700.JPG And the door is taking shape - https://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/DSCN9718_2020-07-08.JPG Aiming to be ready for the BigJimny 2020 Meet for the 50th A...
by jimny-dave
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buggy update
Replies: 16
Views: 654

Buggy update

Hello! :ymhug: I still pop in sparadically to see if anything’s going on... but if we all just do that nothing restarts?... So here’s an update on my buggy build! On Wednesday I drove it out of the garage... it started first time after standing for 18 months... good old Suzuki’s! https://www.bigjimn...
by jimny-dave
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 11
Views: 1903

Re: Hello!

I keep calling back in to check for any activity, but nothing doing...

:-h

Dave
by jimny-dave
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Bits4Vits
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

RIP Bits4Vits

http://www.bigjimny.com/media/kunena/attachments/1070/ripb4v.jpg A sad day today... Bits4Vits ceased trading... Opened at the end of July 2006 and traded well for years before declining due to increased competition and falling prices... THANKS to EVERYONE that supported the company through it's Hey...
by jimny-dave
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 11
Views: 1903

Re: Hello!

Hi Ink! :-bd Good work on the board! ^:)^

I'm good! Finally getting my strength and mojo back and back out in the garage working on my latest mad project :))

Dave :ymhug: