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Old June 21st, 2015, 08:55 PM
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had similar happen the other day. Figured the front plate must have gotten caught and fell off in the bushes somewhere. (I just wire tie it to the wing under the headlight). Then I was cleaning out the back after hauling some brush and found the plate under the cargo area seat.

No recollection of finding it, removing it, or placing it in the back under the seat.
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Old June 21st, 2015, 09:09 PM
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Reinstalled factory forward facing 1994 NAS ST rear seat after replacing all bolts and nuts, rust removal and respray of all mounting hardware and installed Britax forward facing car seat. I ended up using a new lap seat belt combo (half male buckle half female lap belt mounted to a single center mount) that mounts securely in the single NAS factory seat belt hole in the tub near the rear door instead of the hanging factory shoulder straps. Also installed a car seat tether to that same center mount using a new factory tether for a 2010 Honda Accord. All bolts through the tub are reinforced with 2 1/2-3" washers for new single seat belt/tether mount and for all seat belts for the Exmoor bench seats. Car seat is very secure, forward facing and tethered as it should be for a toddler.

Good thing is I can just flip up the seat bottoms to the Exmoor galvanized bench seats I installed a couple of months ago when I use the forward facing seat. Then when I don't need the forward facing seat it is just a quick release of the two cotter pins, pull it out, and the bench seats flip down for use.

Pretty good set up for those who have toddlers for the occasional beach run. Wife helped me install it and wife approved :-)
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 12:31 PM
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Went to get the emissions done so I can re register it to find it runs like shit. Turn it off to refill the diff and couldnt get it to start. Said f it hooked the battery charger back up and went to go get breakfast. Now I need two new batteries.
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 02:02 PM
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Put a soft top on my 110 this weekend. I purchased the Exmoor hood at RN on clearance and I have to say that the quality and fit is outstanding. I had to cut down the Wolf cage 2 inches all around for the canvas to fit properly. I love how it looks.

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Old June 22nd, 2015, 02:54 PM
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Thumbs up That's a good look!

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Put a soft top on my 110 this weekend. I purchased the Exmoor hood at RN on clearance and I have to say that the quality and fit is outstanding. I had to cut down the Wolf cage 2 inches all around for the canvas to fit properly. I love how it looks.
Agree...looks way sweet! Always wanted to do the same with my FJ45.
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 06:38 PM
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Found some scrap rubber that fit, got some contact adhesive, and now I no longer have rear windows that rattle. Now, to find the metal trim piece that attaches to the end of the glass to open/close it...
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 06:40 PM
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Installed the Puma Rear Door

It all started in December of last year, I bought a NTO 2014 Puma rear door in the UK, then I found some second row doors, and a set of front doors, then a Puma rear seat. Over a couple months I had everything collected from various places ALL over the UK, packaged up and freighted to Vancouver. First piece went on today. Had the rear door painted, tinted the glass, opened up my bag of stainless Stig hinge bolts and put it all on.

Great feeling of satisfaction to have finally started replacing these doors. Rear swing away carrier and drop hitch is already on order from JSQ.

The other doors will probably wait until next spring, along with tearing off the capping and getting it galvanized, and a full paint renew. Puma rear seats will be this summer after my YRM order arrives with the rear upstand kit.
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 08:18 PM
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In a total WTF moment, I noticed that the rear plate on my Defender was MIA today. Like.....when the F did that happen.
Dammit, I have to waste some time at the RMV...
And I only just got it back on the road...
It was found.......at the shop.......just as I was about to hit the road to the RMV.....
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 09:02 PM
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I installed my ARB roof rack today. I still need to modify the front clamp to clear the cage.

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Old June 22nd, 2015, 09:17 PM
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Pretty sweet looking jimmy
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 09:21 PM
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I installed my ARB roof rack today. I still need to modify the front clamp to clear the cage.
Is that DIRT on your tires!!
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 09:47 PM
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Is that DIRT on your tires!!
I've only washed my truck twice in the past 9 months. That's dirt leftover from a Vermont trip over a month ago.
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 10:12 PM
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Old June 22nd, 2015, 10:18 PM
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I installed my ARB roof rack today. I still need to modify the front clamp to clear the cage.




I like that front winch bumper.
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Old June 23rd, 2015, 11:24 AM
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In a total WTF moment, I noticed that the rear plate on my Defender was MIA today. Like.....when the F did that happen. Dammit, I have to waste some time at the RMV... And I only just got it back on the road...
2 x someone stole the plates off my car in Brooklyn, NY. One from a Jaguar that I had and one off of my Volvo 2 months ago.
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Old June 23rd, 2015, 11:36 AM
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2 x someone stole the plates off my car in Brooklyn, NY. One from a Jaguar that I had and one off of my Volvo 2 months ago.
It was found safe and sound. Only took me a few days to notice. Could have been interesting had I been pulled over.
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Old June 23rd, 2015, 12:36 PM
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It was found safe and sound. Only took me a few days to notice. Could have been interesting had I been pulled over.
Thank goodness
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Old June 23rd, 2015, 12:59 PM
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Looks good Jimmy! What is the total height of the truck now?

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I installed my ARB roof rack today. I still need to modify the front clamp to clear the cage.

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Old June 23rd, 2015, 02:50 PM
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I like that front winch bumper.
I do too, what manufacturer...details?
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Old June 23rd, 2015, 05:33 PM
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Today,for my Deafener....

...I gave the ex army 110 hardtop a wee friend. I bought a Lightweight to keep her company.

1979 2.25 petrol (46000 miles only!!!!) for €7000 with a good chassis with straight doors and panels even with original indicator lens' etc. with a small amount of work to carry out:paint to original colour,gearboxes leak free(how'd that happen? ),rear crankshaft seal to replace at some point(she's marking her territory after all)new canvas to install as all hood sticks are present,restore the narrow track Sankey trailer that came with her and in keeping.

I will carry out a little research to see if the Capstan Winch that is fitted is army fit or civilian. If civilian I'll sell same and take the grill back to original.

My last LW in Ulster was a 1984 example so it's good to get back to basics again(did I really say that?) .This model has a nice little extra factory-fitted toolbox fitted at the rear LHS wing which is dinky.

Out of all my LR's I've ever had I regret selling that 1984 model. Strange that eh?

I trust the fellow Inmates will enjoy the pictures.....





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