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Old April 15th, 2013, 06:52 PM
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Great, thanks Bill. Looks new, great job.
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Old April 24th, 2013, 05:40 PM
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Exmoor Trim

so from my earlier Exmoor Trim cockpit condom kit install I mentioned that the trim for the shifter would not seat properly as the Exmoor kit is 1/4" thick so that means raise the shifter base or trim the kit. I raised the base with 1/4 inch metal spacers and used longer bolts from the LR spares bucket and presto...
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Old May 6th, 2013, 09:51 AM
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Exmoor Trim

So it's not entirely level but at least the shifter trim piece fits proper! and the center console looks great with the Eastwood plastic restore...looks brand new IMO!
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Old June 7th, 2013, 12:14 AM
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Well I finally installed my Garrison Rubber Window Channel replacement. The first one went slow as I didn't want to screw anything up. It took me twice as long as I think it should have otherwise because I cleaned and reconditioned all of the little plastic pieces and tracks.

Over all I think it's worth it because it should keep the water and dust down if not eliminate it. I lost/miss-placed the install guide but fortunately he has videos on the web that detail the process. now on to finishing the Dynamat and headliner trim! Total time without cleaning and detailing about two to three hours.
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Old June 16th, 2013, 04:22 PM
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RotoPax Mounting system

So after owning the mounting system for a year and a half...I finally got around to mounting it not that I have a stable spare tire platform! after a few mods due to the obvious problems with the rack...it doesn't look half bad!
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Old June 16th, 2013, 08:21 PM
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Old June 16th, 2013, 09:08 PM
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Looks great! Im assuming you have no visibility out the rear view mirror now?

Oh, and how is that plastic restore holding up on the console and exterior bits?
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Old June 16th, 2013, 09:23 PM
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Looks great! Im assuming you have no visibility out the rear view mirror now?

Oh, and how is that plastic restore holding up on the console and exterior bits?
I haven drivin it with the fuel containers on...I figure when I do it will be on a trail or while I'm towing the AT. Also I don't have the locks for them yet and don't need a transient running off with it...or a jeepster...lol.The Eastwood Restore Goop is looking as good as when I applied it...no greasy slippery stuff, just good looking. I have to buy more for my daughters Disco.

Oh and for visibility, I don't really worry about that...because D90's are so great looking I find everyone is looking at me so I don't need to lookout for them.

Funny true story and it just happened the other day....So I'm taking my 16 year old daughter to school and we're stopped at a light, up pulls this young guy in a Mustang and he looking over...I told my daughter...better watch out that guys looking over at you! She said no he's not Dad he's staring at your hunk of metal...all guys do...!!! LOL!

I'm thinking yeah...she's probably right!
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Old June 16th, 2013, 09:25 PM
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I haven drivin it with the fuel containers on...I figure when I do it will be on a trail or while I'm towing the AT. AlsoI don't have the locks for them yet and don't need a transient running off with it...or a jeepster...lol.The Eastwood Restore Goop is looking as good as when I applied it...no greasy slippery stuff, just good looking. I have to buy more for my daughters Disco.

Oh and for visibility, I don't really worry about that...because D90's are so great looking I find everyone is looking at me so I don't need to lookout for them.

Funny true story and it just happened the other day....So I'm taking my 16 year old daughter to school and we're stopped at a light, up bulls this young guy in a Mustang and he looking over...I told my daughter...better watch out that guys looking over at you! She said no he's not Dad he's staring at your hunk of metal...all guys do...!!! LOL!

I'm thinking yeah...she's probably right!
I think its what us young guys call a twofer....
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Old June 16th, 2013, 10:21 PM
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Yeah...us old guys call it that too, but I'm in a different mind set when I'm with any of my kids, so...

Tell ya one thing they are getting tired of random strangers engaging in conversation about Defenders...happened this morning and I had one of them with me...They have a blank stare come over their face as I carry on engaged in conversation with the interested person.
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Old July 25th, 2013, 11:19 PM
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Well today I had the Ceramic dipped manifolds, new catalytic converters and Borla exhaust installed. Sounds pretty good, and not a whole lot differnt than the Magnaflows that were on, slightly throaty but not a lot. Odometer reads about 127K so we'll see how long it lasts!
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Old July 26th, 2013, 08:36 AM
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The wrenches are motivated...I'm Lazy....

I don't like Manifolds...bolts break....tight working area....anything to get out of real work I guess...lol! It took the shop half a day to swap that exhaust out and change ALL of the fluids (and flush brakes). It would have taken me three days.
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Old August 25th, 2013, 12:14 AM
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So lets see...over the last month or so I've done a few upgrades in preparation for the "let's see how it goes" trip to Colorado.

Installed a RN snorkel. Nice product, but i can't seem to stabilize the brackets where they attach to the cage on the truck. I had to use electric tape (idea from a thread) under the mounting straps as they are slightly too big. I'm thinking on a final solution.
  1. Galvy fuel skid plate.
  2. Cross member.
  3. New RockWare front bumper.
  4. New exhaust...ceramic manifolds back.

I haven't finished the Lasalle headliner yet...I have the side panels cutout and installed but I'm considering moving the speakers up along the internal hood line.

and aside from adding limb risers that's probably going to do it until winter....thinking about engine and transmission options...(no diesel)
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Old August 25th, 2013, 12:57 AM
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Old August 25th, 2013, 12:58 AM
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When I move to New York! lol...
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Old April 24th, 2014, 11:05 AM
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So I feel the snorkel is finally mounted properly. After 6 months of trying to sort this out you wouldn't think it would be such a bother but the thing just kept shifting especially at a high rate of speed on the hi-way ( ).

The supplies clamps/brackets just wouldn't snug up so I used the BA Wolf/lelo clamp on the cage and it's not going anywhere. If anyone wants these other clamps pm me or the're going in the bin...
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Old April 24th, 2014, 12:45 PM
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What steering guard/skid plate is that?
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Old April 24th, 2014, 01:02 PM
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What steering guard/skid plate is that?
RockWare of course...no other product is worthy! lol!!
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Old April 24th, 2014, 01:12 PM
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RockWare of course...no other product is worthy! lol!!
Didn't know he made them, will have to give him a call.
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Old April 24th, 2014, 01:19 PM
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Didn't know he made them, will have to give him a call.
I think if you have the patience and the $$ he'd fab a tank for you!. Yeah, he does good work!
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