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Old January 15th, 2016, 11:21 PM
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Charged me FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS!!

Land Rover of Tulsa? Friendly people when I've talked to them on the phone, but I've always been forced to buy from other places because their prices are so high on everything. I cannot imagine they have much overhead in that tiny building, unless they've moved somewhere since I last drove by there.
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Old January 15th, 2016, 11:29 PM
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I got some projects this winter: rebuild the door tops, dynamat the door bottoms, and replace the cross seals in the rear main and buff it with a kitten...
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Old January 15th, 2016, 11:29 PM
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Old January 15th, 2016, 11:29 PM
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Land Rover of Tulsa? Friendly people when I've talked to them on the phone, but I've always been forced to buy from other places because their prices are so high on everything. I cannot imagine they have much overhead in that tiny building, unless they've moved somewhere since I last drove by there.
Don't get me wrong, they are great and do first class work and always treat me very, very well, I guess I was just in shock that a coil was 170 bucks.

Do coils go bad? I had it replaced because I am pretty sure it was the original coil.
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Old January 15th, 2016, 11:31 PM
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Old January 16th, 2016, 06:44 AM
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Old January 16th, 2016, 06:55 AM
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Good day to spot all the leaks in my Rover...water leaks that is with all the rain.....
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Old January 16th, 2016, 08:56 AM
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Don't get me wrong, they are great and do first class work and always treat me very, very well, I guess I was just in shock that a coil was 170 bucks.

Do coils go bad? I had it replaced because I am pretty sure it was the original coil.
Yes, they can go bad. I replace mine due to leaking.
OEM Bosch for $60
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Old January 16th, 2016, 01:18 PM
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Don't get me wrong, they are great and do first class work and always treat me very, very well, I guess I was just in shock that a coil was 170 bucks.

Do coils go bad? I had it replaced because I am pretty sure it was the original coil.
$170 for a coil? Just get one of Idaho's finest for 99 cents: http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...uck-67714.html
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Old January 16th, 2016, 04:13 PM
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Old January 17th, 2016, 09:25 PM
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Fitted a gently used power tank mount and got tank filled. First time messing with co2, impressed.

Oh and adjusted valves but nothing purty about that. Did learn something new. You can jack up one front tire, put in 5th gear, and spin that wheel by hand watching the motor turn over. Very easy, rule of 9.
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Old January 17th, 2016, 11:07 PM
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Old January 17th, 2016, 11:31 PM
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Fitted a gently used power tank mount and got tank filled. First time messing with co2, impressed.

Oh and adjusted valves but nothing purty about that. Did learn something new. You can jack up one front tire, put in 5th gear, and spin that wheel by hand watching the motor turn over. Very easy, rule of 9.
That's very cool... Thanks
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Old January 19th, 2016, 07:01 PM
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Pulled the Action Alt, and had it tested today.. it failed.. So its being shipped back for warranty work hopefully.

Bought a "spare" primary whatever from O'rielly which i'll install tomorrow so i can drive it..

This is Alt #2 failure in ~3 months.. Original OEM one seized, The Aciton Alt one, intermittently had the Tach die, and the battery light come on, today it became permanent.

- Its a monday for sure, house furnace also went out..

time to look at a grown up Daily Driver, so I can have time to play with the defender.
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Old January 19th, 2016, 07:22 PM
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Pulled the Action Alt, and had it tested today.. it failed.. So its being shipped back for warranty work hopefully.

Bought a "spare" primary whatever from O'rielly which i'll install tomorrow so i can drive it..

This is Alt #2 failure in ~3 months.. Original OEM one seized, The Aciton Alt one, intermittently had the Tach die, and the battery light come on, today it became permanent.

- Its a monday for sure, house furnace also went out..

time to look at a grown up Daily Driver, so I can have time to play with the defender.
WTF! Seriously the Action failed? They'll definitely warranty it, that sucker is only like 3 months old if that! Didn't we install it at URE?
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Old January 19th, 2016, 07:27 PM
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It's going back tomorrow.. I know crazy... On the test machine it sounded, not good..
Yep we put it at URE, in October .
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Old January 19th, 2016, 08:51 PM
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Pulled the Action Alt, and had it tested today.. it failed.. So its being shipped back for warranty work hopefully. Bought a "spare" primary whatever from O'rielly which i'll install tomorrow so i can drive it.. This is Alt #2 failure in ~3 months.. Original OEM one seized, The Aciton Alt one, intermittently had the Tach die, and the battery light come on, today it became permanent. - Its a monday for sure, house furnace also went out.. time to look at a grown up Daily Driver, so I can have time to play with the defender.
Love "grown up daily driver". I bounce between a 110 and 109 based off what is running best. Wife tell me I need to be more of an adult.
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Old January 19th, 2016, 09:29 PM
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Old January 19th, 2016, 10:28 PM
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we'll see on the O'Riley's autoparts one, hopefully my action will come back whole and i can switch back to it and use the new one as a working spare.

it's plus is the warranty and the i get it tomorrow factor.. otherwise i'm ride-less (unless you count the 356.. which if it were summer i would use.)
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