My other car…

… is also a Suzuki – of course! 😉 This is my daily driver – It’s a “New” Grand Vitara (that’s just the name of it, it is actually quite an old model, despite it’s looks – a bit like me then?! 😉 ).It’s got a 2″ lift using SuzukiMods front strut and rear coil… Continue reading My other car…

Shakedown Trip #5

“Spoke to soon”… 😦 Over the weekend we sold out of a few cigarette lines, but was it worth a trip to the local Booker Cash & Carry… If it’s an excuse for a ride in The Boogie, hell yes, I’ll go! 😉 Two cases of Heineken, two bottles of Champagne, a couple of other… Continue reading Shakedown Trip #5

Shakedown Trip #4

I started today lying under The Boogie with some sandpaper and a pair of pliers… I removed the suspected starter motor’s solenoid spade connector and rubbed it shiny with the sandpaper and then pinched the female connector tighter with the pliers and then reassembled… The Boogie then started first time 🙂 So I stopped and… Continue reading Shakedown Trip #4

Shakedown Trip #3

After replacing the rusted and sheared coolant pipe (Shakedown Trip #2), The Boogie was refusing to start? After a cry for help on the BigJimny discussion board, other members pointed out that the coolant pipe I had replaced was right next to the starter motor?!… So I wiggled the connector to the the starter motor’s… Continue reading Shakedown Trip #3

Shakedown Trip #2

Looking at the BBC Weather App on my iPhone this week, Easter Sunday looks to be overcast with the possibility of some rain, yet today / Wednesday – my day off in the week – promised glorious weather… time for a “Wednesday Wander” like the old days then? 🙂 My route was intended to be… Continue reading Shakedown Trip #2

Two Pages Added

Added a couple of new pages to the top menu bar… Project-116 – my ongoing Project to drive all the ‘lanes on my “home” OS Landranger Map – Sheet 116 Service – A Service History page, something I’ve often wished I’d compiled on previous projects… Also tidied the Menu Bar up by deleting “Home” and… Continue reading Two Pages Added

Shakedown Trip #1

Now that The Boogie is nearly finished (are they ever though? 😉 ) it needed a couple of shakedown trips before joining the rest of the group on longer trips when things return to normal… i.e. after the COVID pandemic and when the lockdowns start to ease… Speaking of which… the Welsh Government recently changed… Continue reading Shakedown Trip #1

MOT day!

Well, today was the day! – And… finally… Yeah! 🙂

Matching Jacket!

After the matching keyring (previous blog entry), I bought this jacket a few months ago…

Matching keyring!

Hee hee, look at that – A keyring from my dear friend and co-pilot, Alan!It’s based on my Avatar on the BigJimny site – Awesome! Well chuffed with that! 😉


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