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Old October 20th, 2015, 10:19 PM
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Raub,
Rule no 1 of fight club ?
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Old October 20th, 2015, 10:20 PM
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Raub,
Rule no 1 of fight club ?
I was thinking the exact same thing. His name is Raubert Paulson. His name is Raubert Paulson. His name...is Raubert Paulson!
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Old October 20th, 2015, 11:02 PM
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Drove up to Uncle Douglas's farm in Gods country, Va to do the head gasket on my 200 Tdi. After the head was off we took it over to Uncle Doug's super secret machine shop to check the head for any problems. Found a little warping and had that fixed up. Then back to the farm to reinstall on the truck. After that was completed Uncle Doug worked his magic and tuned up my truck. Then it was off to Uwharrie to test it on the trails what a difference! Thank you Uncle Doug!
That sure is a sexy two step ladder you hauled up all the way from Florida. Goes with the patina of the 65yr old barn pretty well.
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Old October 21st, 2015, 01:29 PM
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After finally getting it to start...

I figured it was time to get a ladder so I could use the rack. The rack is off my series III 109. I cut it short and welded it to fit.
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Old October 21st, 2015, 01:54 PM
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I didnt do anything... but I did come home after two weeks away and there were no leak spots or new leaks from sitting.

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Old October 21st, 2015, 09:43 PM
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That sure is a sexy two step ladder you hauled up all the way from Florida. Goes with the patina of the 65yr old barn pretty well.
I know I'm not the only one who's noticed this but ...Why is it that Doug looks like a 20-something y/o in his pictures??? He has a face like a kid. Really, go back and look I'm not kidding...must be nice.
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Old October 21st, 2015, 09:56 PM
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I know I'm not the only one who's noticed this but ...Why is it that Doug looks like a 20-something y/o in his pictures??? He has a face like a kid. Really, go back and look I'm not kidding...must be nice.
combination of Scottish genes and photoshop
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Old October 21st, 2015, 10:15 PM
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combination of Scottish genes and photoshop
Lol... , keep up the good work and no fair
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Old October 22nd, 2015, 12:17 AM
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After much wrenching and fighting the Lucas harness I installed a Flux Capacitor.

But with my 2.5na couldn't get up to 88kmh let alone 88mph.

Hence the late post.
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Old October 22nd, 2015, 07:54 AM
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After much wrenching and fighting the Lucas harness I installed a Flux Capacitor.

But with my 2.5na couldn't get up to 88kmh let alone 88mph.

Hence the late post.
Im not sure the wiring harness could handle 1.21 Gigawatts?!
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Old October 22nd, 2015, 08:03 AM
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Much like a flux capacitor, you can stuff banana peels, coffee grinds and other trash in a 2.5na and it will run.
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Old November 2nd, 2015, 07:17 PM
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Over the weekend, with the help of Jason and Anthony, I installed an auxiliary fuel tank in my Defender. I went with the Safari Equip unit that hold about 7 gallons. It is definitely nice to be able to drive more than 170 miles between fill ups. I've put about 70 miles on it since and the fuel gauge still reads full. The install would have gone a lot smoother if they hadn't left out an essential part!
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Old November 2nd, 2015, 07:52 PM
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Taking a week off to knock out a bunch of maintenance.
Today finished installing the rear exmoor lock and folds, resealed the front hubs, installed new bonnet cable, Replaced the rear door switches and binnacle. Removed the crappy headliner and all of the interior trim panels in preparation for resealing and painting the top, installing the PUMA rear seatbelt brackets and installing the garrison window rubber.
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Old November 2nd, 2015, 08:30 PM
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Finally got round to fixing the back door. When I bought it, the inside latch had been removed (so you couldn't get out) and there was no door stay. I bought a used one but it was short- so the door only opened to about 50 degrees. Bought the kit from Rovers North & now it 1) opens itself and 2) opens to almost 90 degrees. Wife is very happy!



Note: The entire rear door is shot (frame broken & rusted through in several places) but I have a replacement coming...
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Old November 3rd, 2015, 08:33 PM
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Day #2, swapped the trutrac for GBR detroit/4.11 in the rear, installed RTC 3511 double lipped seals, new rubber exhaust hangers, resealed the transfer case inspection cover and fresh lube. Resting for day #3.
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Old November 3rd, 2015, 08:35 PM
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Day #2, swapped the trutrac for GBR detroit/4.11 in the rear, installed RTC 3511 double lipped seals, new rubber exhaust hangers, resealed the transfer case inspection cover and fresh lube. Resting for day #3.
Ha! Lazy...
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Old November 3rd, 2015, 08:48 PM
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Added dynamat to the doors ahead of adding the RN Door cards.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 05:32 PM
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Changed the gear lube front and rear differentials and transfer case, fixed some gauges/lights and tidied up the rear wiring in preparation for new media player and focals in all four corners in the stock location. Spent some time cleaning up the underside, frame etc. Amazing what one can accomplish in just a few days of dedicated time. Shipfitters syndrome
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Old November 5th, 2015, 05:56 PM
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Day 4

Day 4, replaced the rubber fuel hoses, finished installing the Garrison window seals and rebuilt the windows with new plastic channels etc. No more rattles! Installed the new 4.6 Tornado chip from RPI via Mark Adams. Other than the performance benefit no more "rough road" sensor input on a 97. Sweet!
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Old November 6th, 2015, 06:40 AM
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After more than a year of working at it, I finally have my minor water ingress issues sorted in the 110. Last night's down pour resulted in dry cabin!
Now I can install the carpet without strarting a science experiment.
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