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Old November 15th, 2013, 09:10 PM
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Took the lead that powered the clock in my'97 and put the connector on the cigar lighter (power port) so it's hot (12v+) full time. Clock removed & replaced with outside temp gauge.
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Old November 15th, 2013, 11:30 PM
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Put another 100 miles on it and no electrical fires

Seems to good to go.
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Old November 17th, 2013, 01:26 PM
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I didn't go as far as Ski, but I did drive around the hood without any fires after my "PO wiring tear out day" from a couple of weeks ago and a re wire. Put her in the garage and remembered how big this thing is in a one car garage.









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Old November 17th, 2013, 01:32 PM
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Swapped out seats and cubby.


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Old November 17th, 2013, 01:37 PM
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Bashed it good. Does that count as something I did to it?
Unbashed-it with some assistance from the body panel hammer & dolly set from Harbor Freight:
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Old November 17th, 2013, 07:48 PM
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Unbashed-it with some assistance from the body panel hammer & dolly set from Harbor Freight:
Not too shabby! IIRC the outer fender skins are pretty cheap through Land Rover.
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Old November 17th, 2013, 07:49 PM
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Installed new window channels and a regulator for the right door. And while I was at it, took some steps to quiet things down.

First step was to run a few beads of adhesive between the door frame and outer skin to stop vibrations.




Window frames were free of corrosion and luckily all the window channel screws came out easily.



In went the new channels.



Once the window channels were in, it was time for some sound deadener.



And since I had everything out, I figured I might as well go ahead and add some sound deadening on the firewall and transmission tunnel.



Next up, the driver side......
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Old November 17th, 2013, 08:02 PM
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Not too shabby! IIRC the outer fender skins are pretty cheap through Land Rover.
Yeah, but honestly I'd then have to paint...and even more honest I'm sure I'll just bash it again anyways.
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Old November 17th, 2013, 08:19 PM
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Got that tach installed, and the aux lights wired. Put a old style push/pull light switch in the column where the choke cable used to be for the aux lights. All while tornadoes were rolling through the area.
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Old November 17th, 2013, 10:10 PM
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Replaced water pump, fan, viscous clutch, coolant hoses and belts...
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 06:28 PM
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Added a dual USB jack to the side of the MOD dash.
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 06:37 PM
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Added a dual USB jack to the side of the MOD dash.
Nice...I did that same Blue Sea dual USB in the NAS 90 in the dash area where I had removed my A/C controls - it fit perfectly. Did you hardwire them? It's nice to keep your stuff plugged in hot and charged when the truck is off.
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 07:02 PM
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Nice...I did that same Blue Sea dual USB in the NAS 90 in the dash area where I had removed my A/C controls - it fit perfectly. Did you hardwire them? It's nice to keep your stuff plugged in hot and charged when the truck is off.
Did the same to the front of my cubby.
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 07:13 PM
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Did the same to the front of my cubby.
That's a great mod. I always have a charger hanging out of the cigarette lighter in the dash.
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 08:48 PM
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I've got two blue sea USB, two normal power outlets and a hardwire set up for Garmin ready to go in when we hit the electrical portion of my build
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 09:14 PM
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I've got two blue sea USB, two normal power outlets and a hardwire set up for Garmin ready to go in when we hit the electrical portion of my build
Did that all here as well...except only 1 dual usb. Also wired in an internal led flood for the rear load area.
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Old November 23rd, 2013, 10:00 PM
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Installed an Allisport Intercooler, it brought the 110 alive with the BAS remap! Wow what a difference.

Now here is the part I messed up with- took the hood off, left the bushings in the hinge. Took it for a ride after installing without the hood on to validate i didn't have any leaks. Now i am trying the quickest way to get some bushings
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Old November 24th, 2013, 07:14 AM
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Jason,

Glad to hear the new intercooler was a good fit! Can wait for mine.

Here are the bushes. http://www.roversnorth.com/ProductDesc.aspx?code=346849

I'm sure they will fed ex the. To you and you can have the. Tuesday am.

Or you can drive around without a hood to show off you new HP power plant. LOL
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Old November 24th, 2013, 07:25 AM
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New glow plugs and wire installed. Also put the t stat at back in from the motor swap back in July. Margret is much happier now. I am going to wait to tackle the small drip from injector pump area. I can use it to track the truck in the snow.
Later today I plan to get the rack/tent off for the winter season, and remount the led light bar for winter play.
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Old November 24th, 2013, 02:21 PM
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Removed old rear springs which were starting to sag under the weight of new exocage and rear ladders. Replaced with Terrafirma TF027V rear coils. Placed TF027VDS on the right side and TF027VPS on the left side of the truck. Based on the results, the truck was probably lifted slightly more than 2" with the mods it came with. Now the truck sits level and hopefully will stay level with all the junk I end up putting into the rear

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Lacking reverse in the 90, I used my CRV + tow straps to pull the Defender out of its parking spot and drove the truck in 4th/Low Range to a secluded area with less wind and more privacy for potential work.

Started tearing into the LT77 to figure out why it is jammed in 4th. No idea yet what is wrong.
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