Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Thu May 23, 2019 6:35 pm

Trimmed down the metal wheel arch, more SCUK poo rubber fitted. It’s such a universal item.
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1988 Samurai - Truck Cab & Tray Back - 1.6 8v & HIF44 - Snorkel - Stack Exhaust - PAS, YJs & 33s - Trussed, Gusseted & Pumpkin Capped Axles - 4.3 R&Ps - 4.16 T/Box - Rear Air Locker - Full Float Back Axle & Discs - RCV Front Shafts - X-Eng Handbrake - Custom Fuel Tank

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Thu May 23, 2019 6:39 pm

I need to play with the suspension a bit more. Possibly cut off the rear bump stop extensions and see if the tyres foul the body work.

On the front it fouls the top shock mount and the shocks bottom out before the springs. So longer shocks and relocated mounts required.

The front axle also needs moving back an inch.

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1988 Samurai - Truck Cab & Tray Back - 1.6 8v & HIF44 - Snorkel - Stack Exhaust - PAS, YJs & 33s - Trussed, Gusseted & Pumpkin Capped Axles - 4.3 R&Ps - 4.16 T/Box - Rear Air Locker - Full Float Back Axle & Discs - RCV Front Shafts - X-Eng Handbrake - Custom Fuel Tank

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by donkeychomp » Thu May 23, 2019 10:37 pm

Wow Jordi that is some serious articulation! Nice work buddy.
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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Fri May 24, 2019 12:02 pm

Because the tyre rub the inside of the arches on full tilt used button head bolts from the inside out. Not as pretty as the other way but more practical just the bolts to trim down.
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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Fri May 24, 2019 12:58 pm

Never had headlamp surrounds fitted since i put the 410 front end on. Quick clean and paint.
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1988 Samurai - Truck Cab & Tray Back - 1.6 8v & HIF44 - Snorkel - Stack Exhaust - PAS, YJs & 33s - Trussed, Gusseted & Pumpkin Capped Axles - 4.3 R&Ps - 4.16 T/Box - Rear Air Locker - Full Float Back Axle & Discs - RCV Front Shafts - X-Eng Handbrake - Custom Fuel Tank

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Fri May 24, 2019 3:45 pm

Discovered due to various changes i have made the front bump stops are all but useless. Under compression the front axle is so far forwards it barely catches the bump stop.
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On fabbing some new stops up so i can just cut the old off and weld new ones in, slightly further forwards and closer to the chassis.
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1988 Samurai - Truck Cab & Tray Back - 1.6 8v & HIF44 - Snorkel - Stack Exhaust - PAS, YJs & 33s - Trussed, Gusseted & Pumpkin Capped Axles - 4.3 R&Ps - 4.16 T/Box - Rear Air Locker - Full Float Back Axle & Discs - RCV Front Shafts - X-Eng Handbrake - Custom Fuel Tank

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Anton » Fri May 24, 2019 4:41 pm

Awesome work as always!
1985 SJ413VX (SJ50V) with SPOA, rear disc brakes, 31x10.5R15 Kaiman Malatesta tyres, an MOT and a lot left to do!

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Fri May 24, 2019 5:05 pm

Just cracking on doing little bits at a time while i have a couple of extra days off.

Bump stop need a triangle brace that will sit under the chassis.

Would like to think i can get the old bump stops off, chassis cleaned and the new ones welded in in a day / weekend.

Still got the leaky back axle to do.

Floor needs a fair bit of welding but its taxed and MOTd so trying not to do anything that will take me forever and ending up with a taxed and test zuk i can’t use.
1988 Samurai - Truck Cab & Tray Back - 1.6 8v & HIF44 - Snorkel - Stack Exhaust - PAS, YJs & 33s - Trussed, Gusseted & Pumpkin Capped Axles - 4.3 R&Ps - 4.16 T/Box - Rear Air Locker - Full Float Back Axle & Discs - RCV Front Shafts - X-Eng Handbrake - Custom Fuel Tank

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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Ju » Sat May 25, 2019 2:04 pm

No messing about just cracking on, can't wait to see it finished after this next round of work
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Re: Jordis 1988 Samurai (Re)Build

Post by Jordi » Sat May 25, 2019 2:44 pm

Ju wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 2:04 pm
No messing about just cracking on, can't wait to see it finished after this next round of work

Be pretty much the same Ju, hopefully with less leaks and clunks 😂😂😂
1988 Samurai - Truck Cab & Tray Back - 1.6 8v & HIF44 - Snorkel - Stack Exhaust - PAS, YJs & 33s - Trussed, Gusseted & Pumpkin Capped Axles - 4.3 R&Ps - 4.16 T/Box - Rear Air Locker - Full Float Back Axle & Discs - RCV Front Shafts - X-Eng Handbrake - Custom Fuel Tank

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