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Old April 24th, 2016, 06:02 PM
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Followed that up with the front door sills with my daughter...a great little helper and got her first bloody knuckles. One tear, and then toughed it out. Proud dad.
Repeated this on the second row sills, sans bloody knuckles (she's getting better ) ....5 of the six broke during removal and found an Italian coin in the process. Pretty cool.
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Old April 25th, 2016, 09:14 AM
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What have you done to your Defender today.

Found natural white 5000 k LEDs for the sidelamps that better match the JW speaker LED head light color, relieving my OCD. See the difference, passenger side 6000k (blue-white), drivers side 5000k (natural white).



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Old April 25th, 2016, 10:55 AM
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mounted the fire extinguisher to roll bar. Picked up a 10 BC unit from big box store for $18. Then, used 3 zip ties to secure the included plastic mount to the rollbar.
I find I can remove the extinguisher by reaching around the seat from driver seat.
Hope I'll never have to use it.

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Old April 26th, 2016, 06:26 PM
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Just a follow-up...had a huge rain storm last night and came out to a dry truck!...really helped with all of the sealing...


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Used the H20 Ingress bulletin and calked all of the ribs on the roof, drip rails, front lip above windshield, and windshield hinge covers....had a small leak that would run water above the front doors by the top of the A post if the truck was parked on an incline nose down...eventually I have to remove the headliner for cleaning, insulation and recover but wanted to try and stop the water...I guess if it continues removing the headliner is prob the only way to find the leak source...
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Old April 26th, 2016, 06:41 PM
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Just a follow-up...had a huge rain storm last night and came out to a dry truck!...really helped with all of the sealing...
I've got the same leak on both sides that's been absolutely killing me....puddles in the same exact spot driver & passenger. I've already replaced the hinge vent gaskets with the Series rubber type....but I sort of suspect the windscreen to bulkhead hinges as you reference below. Did you just replace the gaskets or did you just caulk them?

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Old April 26th, 2016, 06:47 PM
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Used clear sealer and put a thin bead around them...yet that leak may be from the dog leg (door gasket) just above the door check strap as water can get behind there and onto that check strap and then to the floor...
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Old April 26th, 2016, 07:06 PM
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Used clear sealer and put a thin bead around them...yet that leak may be from the dog leg (door gasket) just above the door check strap as water can get behind there and onto that check strap and then to the floor...
You know what...I bet you're right actually. It's sort of *looked* like it was coming from behind the check strap cover. I am - admittedly - not running genuine front door seals, and I wonder if that is the contributing factor. I could probably jam some strip-caulk in the door gasket dog leg temporarily to see if that thwarts the leak (while I pony up for some genuine seals)...
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Old April 27th, 2016, 03:38 AM
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Used clear sealer and put a thin bead around them...yet that leak may be from the dog leg (door gasket) just above the door check strap as water can get behind there and onto that check strap and then to the floor...
Which brand/type of clear sealer did you use? I need to seal the roof seams, along with a few places illustrated in the water ingress guide.
I am looking at either 3M clear Auto Seam Sealer 08551 ("thin syrup" consistency) or the 3M urethane seam sealer in white 08368 (thicker paste) - as a few of the gaps are a little wider.

I believe the clear auto seam sealer has consistency more like the Kent Check Lek in the water ingress guide.

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Old April 27th, 2016, 06:48 AM
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I replaced one of my bulkhead vent seals with the factory replacement part (foam) and it doesn't leak at all. The Series seals on my 110 leaked badly.
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Old April 27th, 2016, 07:54 AM
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The 3M would prob be the best (just check to see if it needs to be heat cured)...I actually used DAP 3.0...very flexible and 100% waterproof with good temp performance...you really want to push it into the seams with your fingers...

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Which brand/type of clear sealer did you use? I need to seal the roof seams, along with a few places illustrated in the water ingress guide.
I am looking at either 3M clear Auto Seam Sealer 08551 ("thin syrup" consistency) or the 3M urethane seam sealer in white 08368 (thicker paste) - as a few of the gaps are a little wider.

I believe the clear auto seam sealer has consistency more like the Kent Check Lek in the water ingress guide.

Thanks!
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Old April 27th, 2016, 08:28 PM
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Swapped 3.9L RRC PROM chip into ECU to get rid of NAS speed limiter (success!!)

Realized my electric fans stopped running since a shop replaced my bumper and had trouble rewiring my Hella driving lights. Tested the fan motors (good), tested the relays (good), tested the through-voltage to the fans (good), tested the thermostat (good), tested the voltage to the relays...no voltage to the relays... Followed the breadcrumbs/wire bundle to... an unplugged wire under the fuse box.

Plugged it in.

5 hours of troubleshooting... Turns out all I had to do was plug it in.

Still feels good...even if the wife doesn't understand.
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Old April 27th, 2016, 08:37 PM
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I replaced one of my bulkhead vent seals with the factory replacement part (foam) and it doesn't leak at all. The Series seals on my 110 leaked badly.
I've been good with the stock Foam seams for a long time.. easy to do and so far as long you actually close them all the way.. no leaks..
my top/truck has no silicone use as well..

amazingly - i have exactly 1 water leak i can't figure out - a small drip next to the transmission tunnel on the floor mat.. it's really small (2" wide after hours and hours) and only manifests after prolonged rain. the rest of the time its dry and my truck is dry underneath now too...


the leak is seemly not coming from anywhere .. anyway i'll get it figured out one of these days.. but i am about ready to pull the hard top and go back to ST for the summer so the eternal hamster wheel of leaks will start again ...
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Old April 29th, 2016, 09:32 PM
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Fixed an oil leak. It was dripping from under the passenger seat box...weird. Coming from the hole at the top of the picture.



Lifted the seat cover to find an easy fix! Gotta love what you find in used cars. Easiest fix to date.

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Old April 29th, 2016, 09:47 PM
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Used a 34$ oil tarp off amazon to make a 3/4 surrey. Installed 3 additional grommets on leading and trailing edge. Laced with 550 cord. Came out just how I wanted. Now to install Nas bench seat.
nice!
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Old April 30th, 2016, 03:04 PM
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Started smelling way too much diesel perfume in the cabin and was treated to this rover track when I parked at home:



Seems all four banjo bolts on the return line were in varying stages of looseness. :facepalm

Tightened them down and for now, problem solved. Will know more after driving it more than just to the cul-de-sac and back.
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Installed a Rockware bumper and a Rigid Radiance 20" light bar. I'll order the Superwinch next week and wire it all up at the same time.
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Old April 30th, 2016, 04:15 PM
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Installed a Rockware bumper and a Rigid Radiance 20" light bar. I'll order the Superwinch next week and wire it all up at the same time.
Looks great!
Did you order the bumper with the tabs specifically for that light bar?
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Old April 30th, 2016, 04:21 PM
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Changed the engine oil, all good 'till I dropped the old filter, oil slick clean-up time!
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Old April 30th, 2016, 04:29 PM
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Installed a Rockware bumper and a Rigid Radiance 20" light bar. I'll order the Superwinch next week and wire it all up at the same time.
very nice
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Old April 30th, 2016, 04:39 PM
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sand blasted and painted some body parts arles blue ... the next project
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