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by Russy196
Sun May 09, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: SJ410 / SJ413 / Samurai / LJ Series
Topic: sj shock extensions
Replies: 12
Views: 2900

Re: sj shock extensions

2" box section, drilled.
by Russy196
Sun May 09, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: Spring advice required
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Spring advice required

Well, done it and....... It works a treat! http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj37/russy196/minty/DSCF1721.jpg Fronts off the Merc on the front of the Vit. Needed 2.5 coils lopped off for 2.5" of lift. went for 3" to start, but I didn't much care for the CV angle. http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Russy196
Thu May 06, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Camping week in Wales
Replies: 11
Views: 848

Re: Camping week in Wales

Buddy marvellous.

Sounds like a plan.

Details would be grand, ta :)
by Russy196
Wed May 05, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Camping week in Wales
Replies: 11
Views: 848

Re: Camping week in Wales

Thanks so far Guys.

Richie, we have facilities. Maybe PM you nearer the time fella.

A Framing best part of 200 miles ain't happening I'm afraid.


Anyone ever used a campsite near Bala? Apparently there is an off-road site nearby.
by Russy196
Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Camping week in Wales
Replies: 11
Views: 848

Camping week in Wales

Hi Guys & Girls. Me and my better half are off to Seven Sisters (Brecon), 26th, 27th of June. The week after that we have decided to do a laneing trip around Wales etc. Can any of you recommend some campsites mid to north Wales, that would accept a Camper van, car transporter and the SJ on top. Alte...
by Russy196
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Insurance prices
Replies: 13
Views: 1282

Re: Your Insurance prices

Now you may feel slightly sick, so if your squeamish, look away now..............

Vit 8v injected, mods declared £69 per annum

LWB SJ all mods (extensive) £120.

Both with Premium Choice.


Nice being 40 sometimes :lol:
by Russy196
Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: General Technical Help
Topic: Engine crane
Replies: 9
Views: 1289

Re: Engine crane

Handy being VAT registered, but not often L-)
by Russy196
Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: One for Taff...
Replies: 16
Views: 1317

Re: One for Taff...

Glad yer getting on and it's not going to end up as parts :-"

Look forward to the finished article B-)
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: One for Taff...
Replies: 16
Views: 1317

Re: One for Taff...

Not my truck.

Does pretty well for what it's intended, as a trials truck.

Cage seems to work fine.

Image

Think peeps get a bit anal about scaffy and the like. Back in the day, that's all we had to make them out of.
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: Spring advice required
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Spring advice required

Off a Merc 230 front, look promising. 130mm longer than a vit rear, but easy to chop Total diameter the same, pig tailed one end. 13.8mm as a posed the vits 11.2mm coil diameter Was all at the start bud. D plated Merc 230. I will get a photo of the doner as there is seemingly some interest in this ...
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: Spring advice required
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Spring advice required

Dunno yet, that's the fun part :-ss

Chop a bit, fit. Chop a bit, fit. That's the plan
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: One for Taff...
Replies: 16
Views: 1317

One for Taff...

After looking at yer webby for a while, I see the PP projects is going slow. Thought i'd give you some inspiration. http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj37/russy196/Kevs%20truck/PI5Send7.jpg http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj37/russy196/Kevs%20truck/PI5Send10.jpg http://i268.photobucket.com/album...
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: Spring advice required
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Spring advice required

Guys to clarify, there be nothing wrong with spacers, especially Dave's. That I do know as a lot of my mate use them. It's just my preference to spring it as I have started collecting springs. Just had some info from a Mr Pete Tong. The Merc springs cut down fit the front Rover 600 on the rear, got ...
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:22 am
Forum: Vitara / Grand Vitara / X-90
Topic: Spring advice required
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Spring advice required

Got the springs for nowt, luckily. Would have thought they'd be a tenner at a breakers.
by Russy196
Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pit Start Garage
Replies: 4
Views: 624

Re: Pit Start Garage

Tis mate, great idea.

So good the method is the way me and some of my mates pay our workshop rent.

I'm a bit cheaper than £10 an hour though ;)