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Old November 6th, 2015, 08:23 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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Old November 6th, 2015, 08:48 PM
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Day 5, Battery box cleanup, New grommets, installed the Pioneer media player in stock location, created a factory adapter to hook into factory wiring, weather pack connectors, 16 gauge wiring, techflex covering and shrink wrap on all wiring and routed through bulkhead and cleanly to the back. 5.25" focal speakers in all four corners at factory locations. Tedious. Looks clean, much better than stock, wireless streaming and bluetooth. At least not covered in grease today. Finishing up the details over the weekend and welding the cracks in the rear door. Good week.
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Old November 6th, 2015, 09:52 PM
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Continuing to be surprised at how dynamat reduces perceived and actual sound levels. Its probably more a matter of absorbing sound but every bit I cover makes a difference. Completed most of the doors today.
Wish I had done the roof before I put it on.....
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Old November 6th, 2015, 10:49 PM
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Day 5, Battery box cleanup, New grommets, installed the Pioneer media player in stock location, created a factory adapter to hook into factory wiring, weather pack connectors, 16 gauge wiring, techflex covering and shrink wrap on all wiring and routed through bulkhead and cleanly to the back. 5.25" focal speakers in all four corners at factory locations. Tedious. Looks clean, much better than stock, wireless streaming and bluetooth. At least not covered in grease today. Finishing up the details over the weekend and welding the cracks in the rear door. Good week.
I think you work harder on vacation!
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Old November 7th, 2015, 02:55 PM
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Modified my soft top roll bar to fit my pick up Cab. Seat belt brackets will bolt on and I can use it with both tops without removing it again.
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Old November 8th, 2015, 04:16 PM
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The old 90 got a lot done to her:
I've been battling a warm start issue. I changed the plugs and upon doing so I discovered the coil was leaking on what looks to be oil. I sourced a Bosch replacement for about $60.38 with free shipping from New-Part.com The actual part number is 0221122392
I installed it with the terminals upright and replaced the spade connectors with bolt-on style.
She fires up instantly cold or warm with no issue.
I also replaced the oil in the trans/xfer case and front and rear diffs with Redline.










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Old November 8th, 2015, 05:00 PM
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Rear mod fog lights replaced with flush mount led reverse lights.
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Old November 8th, 2015, 08:41 PM
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Stripped and painted the wheels
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Old November 8th, 2015, 09:28 PM
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Day #6. Rest.
Day #7. Finished the stereo project and redid multiple wiring hacks (some landrover) at the rear corners. Delphi weatherpack connectors and grommets. Getting tidy! Rolling it out of the garage tomorrow to put back into daily driving duties.
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Old November 10th, 2015, 12:45 PM
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Got some long-overdue gauges in:

Pyro/EGT
Turbo boost
Transmission Oil Temp
Engine Oil Pressure
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Old November 10th, 2015, 12:47 PM
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Got some long-overdue gauges in: Pyro/EGT Turbo boost Transmission Oil Temp Engine Oil Pressure
nice! What do those run?
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Old November 10th, 2015, 12:53 PM
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Rear mod fog lights replaced with flush mount led reverse lights.
Like how those came out. I bet they put out a good amount of light too.

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Got some long-overdue gauges in:

Pyro/EGT
Turbo boost
Transmission Oil Temp
Engine Oil Pressure
Very sweet - that is a Stage 2 process on my build.
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Old November 10th, 2015, 12:55 PM
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nice! What do those run?
about $350 including senders. The VDO K-type thermocouple is wayyy overpriced.
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Old November 10th, 2015, 12:57 PM
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about $350 including senders. The VDO K-type thermocouple is wayyy overpriced.
do you have to drill & tap for the oil pressure sender? Where does that go?
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Old November 10th, 2015, 01:09 PM
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do you have to drill & tap for the oil pressure sender? Where does that go?
If you get VDO PN A2C53413151-K2, you receive a bunch of metric thread to 1/8" NPT adapters, including m10x1.0, which is the 200tdi oil pressure sender thread. The plan is to use a m10x1.0 tee out of the 200tdi remote oil filter housing, then use the included m10x1.0 to 1/8" NPT adapter.

It's kind of gross plumbing-wise, but not a lot of other options
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Old November 11th, 2015, 09:44 PM
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Un-PlastiDipping of the dash. Vinyl Spray back to black:





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Old November 12th, 2015, 04:30 PM
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I tightened the left front wheel... All the lug nuts were not even finger tight and one was about to fall off.. How did this happen, you might ask? Well 3+ weeks ago I took it to a shop near my house that had just open and after taking 3x the amount of time quoted (I waited) to repack the front bearings I asked them to hand torque the lug nuts and not use an air wrench. Well they did that.. A little to literally.
Side note I was out of the country this whole time and forgot to double check their work when I got back
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Old November 12th, 2015, 04:39 PM
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I tightened the left front wheel... All the lug nuts were not even finger tight and one was about to fall off.. How did this happen, you might ask? Well 3+ weeks ago I took it to a shop near my house that had just open and after taking 3x the amount of time quoted (I waited) to repack the front bearings I asked them to hand torque the lug nuts and not use an air wrench. Well they did that.. A little to literally.
Side note I was out of the country this whole time and forgot to double check their work when I got back
You are very lucky. For that reason I do as much work as I can on my vehicals and always double check other peoples work.
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Old November 12th, 2015, 04:43 PM
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Yes I got lucky was driving my daughter to dance across town and stopped at a Starbucks to check it and fix it thankfully.
Wish you didn't have to QA all work but you do... I normally do most of the work on the truck myself and will keep doing that, no more untried shops for me, it's worth my time to drive over an hour to my normal shop.
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Old November 12th, 2015, 05:02 PM
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I normally do most of the work on the truck myself and will keep doing that, no more untried shops for me, it's worth my time to drive over an hour to my normal shop.

Wish this was more of an option for me.

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