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Old August 20th, 2014, 07:51 PM
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What about the one with the awesome stickers. So awesome, they masked them before the respray.


Or the double cab with the homemade roof panel, that truck probably wins this thread.


I once had a P38 in the shop with a bad battery drain, would kill a full charge overnight. The owner had installed a battery cut off switch in the driver's footwell and used house wiring to complete the circuit. It still had the staples on it where he ripped it out of the wall.

Another P38, the owner had disconnected one of the small coolant lines off of the expansion tank and installed a short hose, then plugged the open end of that hose with the probe of an aftermarket temperature gauge.

There are a couple local Rover shops that specialize in rigging shit up, I could go on for days about shit I have witnessed going on in these places...
I wasnt going to say anthing, I cant imagine the shit you have seen. I have paid to have most of that shit fixed on my Defender. Even the reputable shops around here aren't worth a fuck, at least if I do something questionable I did not pay for it.

its ashame you did not have photos of the SW with the stalling issues
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Old August 20th, 2014, 07:58 PM
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The same shop that did the SW fuel line short causing the stales also JB welded a number of D2 radiator nipples. It didn't take me long to realize that wasn't the shop for me.
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Old August 20th, 2014, 08:33 PM
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Old August 20th, 2014, 08:37 PM
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no offense I didn't know any of you from a hill of beans. I learned my lesson and moved on, but yes Phil you where right!!
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Old August 20th, 2014, 08:55 PM
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I think I can take this one.. Frame was filled with spray-foam and shaved smooth. Once cured the frame was liberally coated with waxoyl. What looked like an awesome frame for a row should have been scrapped...the best part they put a new rear crossmember and front outriggers on it too!


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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:06 PM
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I think I can take this one.. Frame was filled with spray-foam and shaved smooth. Once cured the frame was liberally coated with waxoyl. What looked like an awesome frame for a row should have been scrapped...the best part they put a new rear crossmember and front outriggers on it too!


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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:16 PM
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What about the one with the awesome stickers. So awesome, they masked them before the respray.


Or the double cab with the homemade roof panel, that truck probably wins this thread.


I once had a P38 in the shop with a bad battery drain, would kill a full charge overnight. The owner had installed a battery cut off switch in the driver's footwell and used house wiring to complete the circuit. It still had the staples on it where he ripped it out of the wall.

Another P38, the owner had disconnected one of the small coolant lines off of the expansion tank and installed a short hose, then plugged the open end of that hose with the probe of an aftermarket temperature gauge.

There are a couple local Rover shops that specialize in rigging shit up, I could go on for days about shit I have witnessed going on in these places...
Ha I forgot about the stickers. Also forgot about the air box that was held together by a ratchet strap, best part was they didn't trim the extra strap and instead just bundled it up on the top
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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:23 PM
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Man I don't feel so bad about my license plate exhaust heat shield.any more!
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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:31 PM
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The same shop that did the SW fuel line short causing the stales
Whut?
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Old August 20th, 2014, 10:27 PM
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Old August 20th, 2014, 10:32 PM
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You should show the other repair on that same door panel! I would post a picture for you but my iphone is full. I would list some of the other things from mine but really after the frame they all seem so minor....
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Old August 20th, 2014, 10:43 PM
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Wow ..that's some macgyver stuff right there. Rivets, bailing wire and a stick ...right on. That foam is just scary
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Old August 21st, 2014, 02:24 PM
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I remember seeing a pic of Barry's NAS 110 that had expending foam sprayed in the bulkhead as part of some "repairs"
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No clue what happened here but I suspect a rust hole formed and it was covered with a plate and some weird sealant. Its funny because the truck had barely any real rust on it otherwise.
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