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Old August 12th, 2016, 08:18 PM
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Prepping for "paint" found tons of bondo in the truck from Aaron that he stated was filler free.... What a kunt but doesn't really matter, whole truck is getting stripped to better gripping surfaces.


Got some spraying done on the new doors tho

And you can see some of the new galv too
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Old August 12th, 2016, 09:04 PM
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Replaced fuel stop solenoid. Not too bad of a job but def harder then it needed to be, because of the location.

I recommend a very short or cut in half 15/16 open end and a pair of need nose locking pliers. It still isn't easy but it will get the job done.
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Old August 14th, 2016, 02:40 PM
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My Son's D1 had a quirky electrical experience last week. Wipers came on when you pressed the brake peddle while in Park. That silliness was also causing the shift actuator from disengaging. So we ended up pulling the console apart to check wires and actuator. When we reconnected the wires to the actuator everything seemed to go back to normal. We'll see. I just hope we can put this back as tight as it was before. He's got a solid pure stock SD.
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Old August 14th, 2016, 04:33 PM
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Installed Nolden LED headlights and BoltOnBits markers. This completes the replacement of all exterior lights with LED


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Old August 14th, 2016, 05:20 PM
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Installed Nolden LED headlights and BoltOnBits markers. This completes the replacement of all exterior lights with LED
Where's the SD cage?
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Old August 14th, 2016, 09:51 PM
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Where's the SD cage?
It's coming in the Lucky 8 group buy
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Old August 14th, 2016, 10:45 PM
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Fixed rear brake light wiring issue. (Thanks to my Dad being in town). Always nice having a second set of hands.
Repaired rear door lock, one of the bolts had pulled through the metal so it wasn't closing properly. Also replaced the bearings and seals on the left rear axle.
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Old August 14th, 2016, 11:43 PM
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Installed Nolden LED headlights and BoltOnBits markers. This completes the replacement of all exterior lights with LED
How big of an improvement do the LED headlight bulbs provide?
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Old August 15th, 2016, 12:25 AM
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My Son's D1 had a quirky electrical experience last week. Wipers came on when you pressed the brake peddle while in Park. That silliness was also causing the shift actuator from disengaging. So we ended up pulling the console apart to check wires and actuator. When we reconnected the wires to the actuator everything seemed to go back to normal. We'll see. I just hope we can put this back as tight as it was before. He's got a solid pure stock SD.
Are you talking about the safety solenoid?

I ditched all those. They will fail when ou least expect it.



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Old August 15th, 2016, 06:43 AM
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Are you talking about the safety solenoid? I ditched all those. They will fail when ou least expect it. .
yeah, I guess that sounds like the proper name for it. What's the right way to delete that thing?
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Old August 15th, 2016, 08:01 AM
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How big of an improvement do the LED headlight bulbs provide?
I don't have great night vision, to me massive. Coming from modern cars the stock Defender headlights barely did anything. The LED are like a new luxury car. While off with the chrome housing, they don't stand out too much which i liked. Plus they were a option on Defenders so it isn't too aftermarketish.
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Old August 15th, 2016, 08:55 AM
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I don't have great night vision, to me massive. Coming from modern cars the stock Defender headlights barely did anything. The LED are like a new luxury car. While off with the chrome housing, they don't stand out too much which i liked. Plus they were a option on Defenders so it isn't too aftermarketish.

Where did you buy them? Actually where did you buy all your exterior lights?

Definitely on my list of upgrades this winter.
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Old August 16th, 2016, 02:26 PM
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yeah, I guess that sounds like the proper name for it. What's the right way to delete that thing?

Some people remove it completeley.
But then you have to make a blanking plate to replace it.

I've done it that way, but now I just cut off the actual locking pin...

pic of trans shifter disassembled to cut pin

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Old August 16th, 2016, 02:30 PM
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My truck got these manifolds last week.

Damn you Jimmy, I did have to grind 2 holes on the passenger side...


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Old August 16th, 2016, 03:29 PM
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Some people remove it completeley.
But then you have to make a blanking plate to replace it.

I've done it that way, but now I just cut off the actual locking pin...

pic of trans shifter disassembled to cut pin

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Ha! Love it.
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Old August 20th, 2016, 04:48 PM
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Replaced the broken side window. A PO of the sides put in some CR Laurence trailer Windows 37x15, and they still make them. Photo is job half done.
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Old August 21st, 2016, 04:33 AM
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Got two things done this week. Disc Brake Disco axle installed, it was more ass pain picking it up in my Golf than installing it. The next thing was the Exmoor trim locking cubby box. This is the metal one. Got it for a good price from Exmoor as it was scratched. Now I have a place to put my elbow when I am driving.
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Old August 21st, 2016, 07:09 AM
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Got two things done this week. Disc Brake Disco axle installed, it was more ass pain picking it up in my Golf than installing it. The next thing was the Exmoor trim locking cubby box. This is the metal one. Got it for a good price from Exmoor as it was scratched. Now I have a place to put my elbow when I am driving.
That box is really nice. I just got the standard one. Not a fan. It looks too narrow and cheap.
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Old August 21st, 2016, 08:32 AM
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Dakota digital dash, ok not mine but a customers but it looks pretty trick...
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Old August 21st, 2016, 09:02 AM
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200TDI timing belt. Overall pretty easy job. I got lucky in that the crank pully, fan, and water pump bolts came out pretty easy

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