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Old February 1st, 2016, 02:05 PM
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Before I forget again, have a few tools from the wrenching party on the 9th.

breaker bar
short half inch extension
think it was an 11mm flare wrench
and a silver coffee mug, nice . . . you know if this is yours (cooler)
Let ya know if I find anything else this spring . . .
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Old February 1st, 2016, 02:06 PM
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Before I forget again, have a few tools from the wrenching party on the 9th.

breaker bar
short half inch extension
think it was an 11mm flare wrench
and a silver coffee mug, nice . . . you know if this is yours (cooler)
Let ya know if I find anything else this spring . . .
Probably post up some pics if you can....though the flare wrench I'm fairly certain is Patricks.
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Old February 1st, 2016, 02:29 PM
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Will do . . .
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Old February 1st, 2016, 04:13 PM
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Breaker bar is mine, as is the short extension.
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Old February 2nd, 2016, 05:05 PM
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So I've finally got the top on, I'll be coming out to the next one. Assuming it's on the 18th?
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Old February 3rd, 2016, 08:47 PM
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Yup, the 18th it is.
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Old February 3rd, 2016, 08:54 PM
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so put it in 4wd low to get a little further into the snow yesterday, put it back in 4wd high and went back to work. When I went to go home, she was still stuck in 4wd low . . . think someone forgot to put the nut on or she worked loose. Luckily I had a screw driver handy and was able to get it shifted back into 4wd high

Guess it was better on dry pavement then some wet road in the dark after getting her all muddy
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Old February 6th, 2016, 12:59 PM
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Rearmost exhaust bracket weld broke--anyone got a good cheap NOVA muffler place they can recommend for this 10 min job?
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Old February 6th, 2016, 02:32 PM
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Just the weld of the bracket? Swing by anytime. Easy job
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Old February 6th, 2016, 03:47 PM
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Cheers Defender group of DC. With a Defender 90 purchased, I am about to embark on many restoration and upgrade projects. The brit will need some work, but I could not be more excited. Looking forward to connecting with other Defender nuts out here.

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Old February 6th, 2016, 06:17 PM
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Welcome Jiri. Bring her to the next Happy Hour on the 18th at Killroys in Springfield
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Old February 6th, 2016, 07:22 PM
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Ah. Gathering of this crew? I will dig back here for details. Will try to make it for sure.

Side question. I assume obsession for parts and updates is normal at this stage? The truck (admittedly one in need of work either way) is not even here and I am spending way too much time and card swipes on bits and pieces. Ha.
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Old February 6th, 2016, 07:24 PM
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Yes, perfectly normal
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In the spirit of "if there are no pics, it never happen." This is the one that I bought and is on its way to make me grin ear to hear and occasionally break my heart and bank account. :-) (now if the pic attachment actually worked off my mobile)
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Old February 6th, 2016, 11:17 PM
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In the spirit of "if there are no pics, it never happen." This is the one that I bought and is on its way to make me grin ear to hear and occasionally break my heart and bank account. :-) (now if the pic attachment actually worked off my mobile)
Welcome, and ain't she a beauty! Look forward to meeting you on the 18th
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Old February 10th, 2016, 10:24 AM
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You got it. Will definitely try to make it.

As I collect giant pile of parts for the restore. Question arises. The rear crossmember (surprise) is a little rotten. Not through, but very solid surface rust / peel. So the question ...

As I love ahead with intake / carb, suspension, interior ... worth doing the replacement of rear crossmember as well? Looks like a major job. Any of you guys here in DC area done it?

Thanks much!
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Old February 10th, 2016, 10:26 AM
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Jonesy did his last year...
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Old February 10th, 2016, 10:28 AM
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Jonesy did his last year...
Who did it for ya? LOL
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Old February 10th, 2016, 11:07 AM
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You got it. Will definitely try to make it.

As I collect giant pile of parts for the restore. Question arises. The rear crossmember (surprise) is a little rotten. Not through, but very solid surface rust / peel. So the question ...

As I love ahead with intake / carb, suspension, interior ... worth doing the replacement of rear crossmember as well? Looks like a major job. Any of you guys here in DC area done it?

Thanks much!

I had mine done with Trevor in PA

Also, I was at Uk Motors ( Andrew ) when he did replace couple

depends on how bad it is , you might need one with extensions
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Old February 10th, 2016, 08:14 PM
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Thanks for the quick feedback. I heard good things about Airpark Rovers?

My first wave is suspension, carb / intake and interior work. But the crossmember might have to be part of the first project wave the more I look at it.

Thinking about set of Puma doors, but the obnoxious price they are at seems excessive. But what the hell do I know. Ha.
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