JimnyBits TG Shafts…

With MANY THANKS to Russ at JimnyBits, he kindly agreed to swap a long side shaft for a short side shaft on some Trail Gear Heavy Duty front shafts I’d previously acquired off him, so that I had two short side shafts to run in the rear (front) axle – So top to bottom –… Continue reading JimnyBits TG Shafts…

Back to James’…

In early May with the Boogie on the road, the gearbox failed 😦 So Off to James’ to pick up a replacement… whilst there, there was room in the back of my NGV… So I also came back with a bonnet to eventually narrow and shorten to suit the lil’Bugga buggy, as was done on… Continue reading Back to James’…

Suspension…

In April, having amassed some more funds, I bought – 4x new standard Jimny front springs, 4x JimnyBits “Black Raptor” brand +5″ rear Grand Vitara gas shock absorbers, and four spring clamps. I don’t want too much lift with the buggy being short and narrow, but it needs to have plenty of articulation, so the… Continue reading Suspension…

Reverse Gear?

Hmmm, how do you get reverse gear if you propose to have a motorbike enringed offroad buggy? I spotted this on eBay, advertised as an “Electric Reverse Kit For Motorbike Engined Kit Car” it’s basically a starter motor with a matching CNC profile cut gear to go in the drivetrain… So if I crop the… Continue reading Reverse Gear?

Initial Parts…

In early March 2021 I contacted James Priestley a good friend and renowned Jimny breaker here in the UK, and asked him if he could amass some parts for me, and I would collect them when the COVID Lockdowns were eased… So on the 14th of April 2021 I travelled up to collect this little… Continue reading Initial Parts…

The Idea…

When I “finished” (or thought I did, are they ever really finished? 😉 ) the “Boogie” X 8GGY Jimny Buggy – it has it’s own blog site here – http://www.jimnybuggy.com – I was super happy with it, it’s my ideal (fair weather!) greenlaning vehicle, Jimny based and taxed and insured as such… yet… I longed… Continue reading The Idea…