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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:22 AM
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Cold wx? Kid logistics? Bad secondary cylinder? Bad starter? All are solvable.
Put on jacket. "Jump back there and buckle up." Double clutch. Roll start.
Go back and edit your posts so we don't sound like a bunch of softies.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:25 AM
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:26 AM
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Cold wx? Kid logistics? Bad secondary cylinder? Bad starter? All are solvable.
Put on jacket. "Jump back there and buckle up." Double clutch. Roll start.
Go back and edit your posts so we don't sound like a bunch of softies.
You're almost motivating me to put in my spare starter...
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:30 AM
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Between the Aussie Clutz and the highly motivated " Pit Man " keeping the time on his chrono... F@#king priceless *LMAO*

( people in the meeting I am in, are looking at me like something is wrong as I am pissing my pants laughing )
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:33 AM
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Well the egg will be on my face if my pass get pulled. Team wrenching in MD tonight and through the morning until finished (engine and tranny install, new diff and drive shaft, peddle box, brakes, etc.). Fingers crossed I can go back to back evenings w/ car stuff.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:44 AM
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Where is this video? No surprise on the spring falling out - shoddy work by an aussie I was told. LOL
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...type=2&theater


maybe it just appears that way, but it seems like the axle is moving forward a bit more than I'd expect.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:53 AM
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You're almost motivating me to put in my spare starter...
Once you do, please tell me what wrench/socket/whatever worked to not have to mess with the heat shields. Still have to tighten the two bolts properly on mine. I used Charles socket setup last time but the socket was a bit too bit and could not get enough leverage on the bottom bolt. Did not look at the top bolt but I can't think it is tight since the starter was making a lot of noise.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 09:57 AM
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Clay - I can help with logistics....my RRC is in need of a new fuel pump - it won't get here in time - so I was going to be in something else. I could come over to your place and drive one in.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:09 AM
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Billy I can't wait to see the final video!!! I know there is some awesome stuff, including color commentary in there.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:09 AM
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That's not Billy. But maybe soft or loose bushings on that one? Boosts might help too

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maybe it just appears that way, but it seems like the axle is moving forward a bit more than I'd expect.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:13 AM
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:14 AM
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Clay - I can help with logistics....my RRC is in need of a new fuel pump - it won't get here in time - so I was going to be in something else. I could come over to your place and drive one in.
Jonesy, ride shotgun with me in the Limestone one. Not worth the gas to Arlington if it isn't a strong showing. Maybe we can throw a Loudoun Co HH and folks will join us out here one day. That would be the time to pull out the big guns.

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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:15 AM
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That's not Billy. But maybe soft or loose bushings on that one? Boosts might help too
Ahh, well then! I'll let that person know to get some boosts to solve his articulation/non-NYC problem!
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:16 AM
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Once you do, please tell me what wrench/socket/whatever worked to not have to mess with the heat shields. Still have to tighten the two bolts properly on mine. I used Charles socket setup last time but the socket was a bit too bit and could not get enough leverage on the bottom bolt. Did not look at the top bolt but I can't think it is tight since the starter was making a lot of noise.
It's just a 5/16" hex/allen socket (not hex head). I've done this a couple times recently, including removal last night. Takes about 30mins of dicking around, mainly because the top bolt is a b*tch to get to. I usually loosen the top bolt from the engine compartment and then once it's loosened get the hex socket on it. I never remove the heat shields.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:25 AM
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Finally -- in town for this one. To most with options, roll w/ your Defender so we can squelch that NYC crowd.
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Well I likewise was going to be Defender-less
I wish I had shown up. I've been sick for a week now (finally getting over it though) after Guy Fawkes and had to cancel at the last minute - I had also asked some of the regular NOVA attendees and it sounded like none of them were going to make it either. This looked like one of the best weekends at ROTR ever, and I'm pissed I missed it. Looked like a ton of fun.

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Now that is funny...it's cold...do we want to take best on how many D's show up? NY has nothing to talk about after ROTR anyway..
This. Remove #8 or #6 spark plugs (or both) on the passenger side, to get to the top bolt from the engine.

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I usually loosen the top bolt from the engine compartment and then once it's loosened get the hex socket on it. I never remove the heat shields.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 11:58 AM
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maybe it just appears that way, but it seems like the axle is moving forward a bit more than I'd expect.
I think that is Dan from PA. And Brett "devildog" spotting at the top of the hill...
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Old November 20th, 2013, 12:22 PM
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Think I have a defender not sure though. Haven't driven it since spring so I'll be in the jetta again.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 01:39 PM
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Old November 20th, 2013, 05:26 PM
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Any NoVa HH folks have a bumper they are interested in selling and delivering to HH?

------ Follow up post added November 20th, 2013 05:28 PM ------

Second Request: any Maryland HH guys coming tomorrow that can RURR a pair of Lights to Craig Longennecker in Maryland?

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Old November 20th, 2013, 05:57 PM
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So, being relatively new to owning a Defender in NoVA (but not Defenders or NoVA in general) where and when is this HH taking place?
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