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King Pin Bearing Replacement

A relatively common problem for Jimnys is the “death wobble”, where an imbalance in the front axle causes the steering wheel to shake at a certain speed – in the JDMny’s case rather violently and at 50mph!
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GFB Atomic Manual Boost Controller Installation

I was so impressed with the GFB Atomic’s transformative performance in the Wagon All-the-Rs that I decided to give the JDMny the few extra PSI the SuzukiSport N1 ECU has been craving all this time…

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Jimny JB23 Fuel Economy: Year Four

11/05/2017 - 06/04/2018 (331 days)

Average MPG: 32.03 [-1.77]
Highest MPG: 35.43 [-3.6]
Lowest MPG: 30.50 [+0.49]

Distance travelled: 5000 miles [-3037]
Fuel burnt: 709 litres [-374]
Fuel cost: £893.76 [-466.02]

New Vehicle: Suzuki Carry

After 7 years of “they’re so cool“, a moment of “yep, that one“, 3 months of waiting, and a dollop of bureaucracy it was finally time to pick up the Carry.
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Importing a Kei Truck: Paperwork & Preparation

Having crossed the globe it was time for the Carry to disembark from Höegh America and begin the import process here in the UK. From hyper-detailed tracking to a series of waiting games in the blink of an eye…
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