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Old March 13th, 2014, 01:35 PM
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These guys have a pretty cool tap shift kit they are using in JK/LS conversions. http://www.lswrangler.com/cruise-con...tap-shift.html

Here is video of their cruize control and tap up tap down. Pretty cool.
20MPG sounds great to me! Notice the tach was at 1500 RPMs @ 65. The jeep t-case is a 1:1, no reduction. One of the reasons I chose the 1:1.003 LT230

All the functions these guys incorporated with the addition of the BCM, I plan to achieve with the neoVI MOTE. (picture earlier in thread)
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Old March 13th, 2014, 01:57 PM
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Even though I've read the complete thread I'm uncertain if this conversion will be offered as a complete kit and if so - when.
I'm especially interested in converting my 1995 RRC. The 6 speed alone would be worth the cost.
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Old March 13th, 2014, 02:04 PM
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Their kit should work in a Rover application, right?
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Old March 14th, 2014, 08:29 AM
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As long as the engine/trans fit, the harness is stand alone...
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Old March 14th, 2014, 12:33 PM
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Their kit should work in a Rover application, right?
Yes, it should. I don't know how you would mount a Jeep JK Cruise Control lever on a Defender steering column. You still have to wire the their GM BCM into your engine harness CAN bus and power.
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Old March 14th, 2014, 09:42 PM
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Mark....

I'm still confused.
Are you offering a "kit" that would work in a Range Rover Classic without major modifications and if so how much and what is included?

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Old March 15th, 2014, 11:19 AM
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Motor arrived a few days ago LC9 5.3L w 4x4 6L80e purchased as a lift out package with 40k miles came with the harness and ecu as well but I removed them already to send off to speartech to turn into a stand alone harness.
Nice Dave. What are these costing about?

------ Follow up post added March 15th, 2014 10:28 AM ------

Ah. I see you posted the price...
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Old March 15th, 2014, 01:01 PM
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Mark....

I'm still confused.
Are you offering a "kit" that would work in a Range Rover Classic without major modifications and if so how much and what is included?

Thanks
Clark,

Yes this will fit RRC, and D1 using the low intake manifold. The kit is not ready. We are close to having a couple Defenders on the road. The first run of adapters have been sold. Once I get the bill of materials finalized, we will have a cost. I then make another run of adapters and brackets.

I will be supplying...
adapter
diff lock lever
alt/ps bracket
engine mounts
Lokar brackets (Defender only)
Y-pipe

These parts a-la-carte . The rest of the parts are off-the-shelf and the builder's responsibility.
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Old March 15th, 2014, 01:27 PM
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Will you be posting a list of the other parts needed?
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Old March 15th, 2014, 02:20 PM
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Clark,

Yes this will fit RRC, and D1 using the low intake manifold. The kit is not ready. We are close to having a couple Defenders on the road. The first run of adapters have been sold. Once I get the bill of materials finalized, we will have a cost. I then make another run of adapters and brackets.

I will be supplying...
adapter
diff lock lever
alt/ps bracket
engine mounts
Lokar brackets (Defender only)
Y-pipe

These parts a-la-carte . The rest of the parts are off-the-shelf and the builder's responsibility.
This is truly exciting.
Thanks for the answer Mark
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Old March 15th, 2014, 04:35 PM
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This is truly exciting.
Thanks for the answer Mark
Yes, exciting.
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Old March 15th, 2014, 10:15 PM
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Do you have an ETA for cost estimate/next part run? I'm starting a re-build in the next few weeks and would be very interested.
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Clark,

Yes this will fit RRC, and D1 using the low intake manifold. The kit is not ready. We are close to having a couple Defenders on the road. The first run of adapters have been sold. Once I get the bill of materials finalized, we will have a cost. I then make another run of adapters and brackets.

I will be supplying...
adapter
diff lock lever
alt/ps bracket
engine mounts
Lokar brackets (Defender only)
Y-pipe

These parts a-la-carte . The rest of the parts are off-the-shelf and the builder's responsibility.
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Old March 16th, 2014, 03:42 PM
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Is there a full write up done yet and a list of Kit parts ?
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Old March 19th, 2014, 12:41 PM
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Fun stuff arrived today. More once we start putting it in the 110.
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Old March 19th, 2014, 12:45 PM
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Fun stuff arrived today. More once we start putting it in the 110.
The short diff lock levers arrived today. (non-Lokar shifter) I will ship you two tomorrow.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 04:55 PM
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Y-pipe

Just came back from the exhaust shop. The Y-pipe is done. ...and the jig has been built to replicate the Y-pipes.

It sounds great! I am taking it on a run to Anza-Borrego (Truck Haven) this weekend. I will report back pics/video next week.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 07:22 PM
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amazing. It looks more like a distance cousin of the 3.9 rather than a full drivetrain swap.

What is the story on the intake? Can it be placed facing forward or must it be modified?
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Old March 21st, 2014, 07:41 PM
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amazing. It looks more like a distance cousin of the 3.9 rather than a full drivetrain swap.

What is the story on the intake? Can it be placed facing forward or must it be modified?
Yes, the truck intake (tall one) has to be turned around to clear the hood.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 07:50 PM
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Does it have 2 or 4 cats?
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