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Old July 30th, 2015, 10:38 PM
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Had local shop replace engine mounts, replace left exhaust manifold, new thermostat and fan clutch, coolant flush. Truck runs much cooler in hot stop and go traffic I'm glad to report. Next up is replace radiator, hoses, tie rod ends, and couple wheel barring.
Oh yeah I also sent that magnaflow Y pipe crap back and got full refund, bought Y pipe from Atlantic British and it fit perfectly, sounds great too, no leaks.
Also looking for the now obsolete air hose that connects the MAF to the top end. Not sure of the part name other than mine looks like a paper/wood hose that is starting to crack. What is the replacement?
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Old July 30th, 2015, 10:52 PM
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rijosho recently posted something about a person/shop that is (was?) making them for about $150. I can't find the link in the site right now. I think it required a minimum quantity order.

What does the inside of the hose look like? I took mine off recently because the outside looks just ok, but the inside material (hard rubber?) looked good. I'm not sure how to judge when they should be changed...would be curious to know.
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Old July 31st, 2015, 12:06 AM
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Found it:

http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...tch-60414.html
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Old August 1st, 2015, 09:54 AM
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Was getting ready to pull the heater on my ex-mod 110, motor blower was not working. I assumed it was seized or some such; thought I had better check the fuse...
Why can't all fixes be so simple and cheap?


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Old August 1st, 2015, 11:50 PM
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Swapped out all my lights for RDX leds as well as the reverse, rear fog and lic plate lights...nice and bright...will still have to find replacements for the wing lights...had to pull the dash indicator light as both sides were flashing, and as someone recommended will have to put a resister on the two front lights to get that dash light to work properly....
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Old August 2nd, 2015, 12:18 PM
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Had something recommended to me by a local ferry boat Captain. Sound reducing/Absorbing paint. Sounded nuts. But he told me they'd used it on a stairwell by the engine on one of his boats and it works.
So I bought a gallon (like $60) and yesterday started to lather it on the footwells and rear tub. Barely touched the hood yet. Brush on, very thick, built up a few layers. It has a light gray color.

Curiosity got the better of me this morning and I went out for a drive.
Two things immediately apparent. The boominess that Nigel had has all but gone. Secondly according to a DB app on my iphone, its definitely quieter.
Difficult to do proper apples to apples test, but I would say 3-4db reduction.
Back to work. Need to get this job done!
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Old August 2nd, 2015, 12:21 PM
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So is bedliner think, or Exmod painted once a week thick?

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Old August 2nd, 2015, 12:23 PM
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Adam.

You should protect your investment with these.

I may also have some resistors laying about.

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Swapped out all my lights for RDX leds as well as the reverse, rear fog and lic plate lights...nice and bright...will still have to find replacements for the wing lights...had to pull the dash indicator light as both sides were flashing, and as someone recommended will have to put a resister on the two front lights to get that dash light to work properly....
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Old August 2nd, 2015, 12:33 PM
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So is bedliner think, or Exmod painted once a week thick?

-Jeff
Ultimately going to be covered in at least bedrug and maybe dynamat type stuff plus bed rug. Its called Silent running Silent Running
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Old August 3rd, 2015, 05:23 PM
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New disks and calipars today.



The left one was easy going.



The right one needs some special work on it, but a solid 20mm˛ steel helped a little bit:



All went fine with the hub then.



Time to have a BBC

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Old August 3rd, 2015, 11:49 PM
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Fabbed up and installed the fancy bracket to receive the R380 trans tunnel cover as part of my swap.
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Old August 7th, 2015, 04:02 PM
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Mounted my new Rockware Bumper. Winch will be mounted in a bit.

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Old August 7th, 2015, 04:02 PM
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Old August 8th, 2015, 12:06 AM
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Installed water pump.
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Old August 8th, 2015, 12:10 AM
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Installed water pump.
New anything always looks so good on a rover motor.
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Old August 8th, 2015, 09:07 AM
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13 month transformation!!!
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Old August 8th, 2015, 09:17 AM
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13 month transformation!!!
What a great looking truck! Would love a SW just like that some day.
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Old August 8th, 2015, 10:03 AM
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13 month transformation!!!
Nice - would like to hear more about that!
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Old August 8th, 2015, 10:13 AM
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Nice - would like to hear more about that!

Band see more pictures!
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Old August 8th, 2015, 11:24 AM
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Fabbed up fancy new floors for my R380 swap.
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