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Old June 23rd, 2016, 09:37 PM
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Did I read somewhere that the stock (LC9) A/C compressor won't work?
It works with left hand drive only. Can't remember if yours is left or right.
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Old June 23rd, 2016, 10:57 PM
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It works with left hand drive only. Can't remember if yours is left or right.
My Ninety is RHD. I think that means I need a different compressor. Can anyone confirm? If so, what make/model do I need?
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Old June 24th, 2016, 08:41 PM
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My Ninety is RHD. I think that means I need a different compressor. Can anyone confirm? If so, what make/model do I need?
Mark will correct if wrong but you'll need to use a Sandon mounted with his brackets to clear the steering box. There is a pic in the early, early part of this thread.
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Old June 27th, 2016, 09:00 PM
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What's the best option for a radiator with the LC9 engine? Nick's? Or the Allisport? Mine is in need of replacement so I want to make sure I get the best one for the job.

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What's the best option for a radiator with the LC9 engine? Nick's? Or the Allisport? Mine is in need of replacement so I want to make sure I get the best one for the job.

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I suggest you go with Nicks, you'll not get the Alisport rad in with the fan shroud, I moved my engine back 1" to allow for it.
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Old June 28th, 2016, 07:24 AM
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I suggest you go with Nicks, you'll not get the Alisport rad in with the fan shroud, I moved my engine back 1" to allow for it.
Thanks Andy- will do.
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Old June 28th, 2016, 12:58 PM
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Thanks Andy- will do.
No worries, just so everyone reading is clear I already had the Allisport rad for the 3.9 that was in my truck and as I needed to move the t'case mounts back to accomodate the crawler box, moving the engine mounts back 1" wasn't a big deal. Have posted a couple of pics of the rad hoses I used in the Gen III thread for info.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 08:39 PM
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69 pages. Does anybody know if there is a website for rover works or how to get in contact with Nick's shop? This thread is impossible to follow.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:05 PM
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69 pages. Does anybody know if there is a website for rover works or how to get in contact with Nick's shop? This thread is impossible to follow.
Send Nick a PM. Worked for me!
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Old June 29th, 2016, 11:34 PM
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Send Nick a PM. Worked for me!
He got back to me. Thanks.
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Old July 4th, 2016, 08:14 PM
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hood strut

What do you think about this hood strut configuration?
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Old July 4th, 2016, 08:51 PM
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Nick, I'll take it no questions asked. Talk next week after I've got the truck home. Need to do the deal on the diagnostic tool anyway.
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Old July 5th, 2016, 12:51 AM
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What do you think about this hood strut configuration?
Neat... And you also need to make a wide brake pedal converter plate as well as a robust 'dead' pedal... Not that your slacking.....
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Old July 5th, 2016, 02:13 AM
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Andy, Ashcroft seems to have the wider brake pedal and dead pedal covered. I placed the order and will have them this week. Nick needs to focus on the strut kit, body control module and paddle shifters for momo wheels to go with tap up/down.


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Old July 6th, 2016, 03:54 PM
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The one I installed went in the very upper right corner of the vertical footwell panel. I thought the pedal was in just the right spot. I dug through my phone but can't find any photos unfortunately, but for reference here's one of the old style pedal on Nick's adapter.

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Ok, here is the scoop on the Lokar pedals. The one pictured is the old style, DBW-GM01. Which is compatible with my pedal adapter.

The current one (all billet) is BDBW-GM01.

The older ones are still in limited stock at various distributors. At least you can determine which one you are getting based on the part number.

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69 pages. Does anybody know if there is a website for rover works or how to get in contact with Nick's shop? This thread is impossible to follow.
This forum needs a re-org. LS swap should have it's own sub section instead of a single thread.
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Old July 6th, 2016, 06:56 PM
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This forum needs a re-org. LS swap should have it's own sub section instead of a single thread.
I agree, move all the LS build threads & tech into one place... Mods.... ?
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Old July 6th, 2016, 06:58 PM
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Hood strut looks simple and straight forward. Will that work in conjunction with the NAS air cleaner bracket?

Also, after having done a couple of these swaps with Nick's components I'm pretty familiar with the process. I know he's a tough guy to get a hold of at times, so if anyone needs technical advice or a sounding board I'm happy to assist where possible.

-Ash
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Old July 6th, 2016, 07:07 PM
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I agree, move all the LS build threads & tech into one place... Mods.... ?
I also think it needs a Interior/Exterior, Lighting/Electrical, Wheels/Tires, Engine, Brakes/Steering/Suspension, Transmission, Service/Maintenance, Custom Fabrication, Parts reviews sections broken out
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I also think it needs a Interior/Exterior, Lighting/Electrical, Wheels/Tires, Engine, Brakes/Steering/Suspension, Transmission, Service/Maintenance, Custom Fabrication, Parts reviews sections broken out
Couldn't agree more.

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