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Old September 4th, 2016, 06:22 PM
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Finishing up some of the finer details on underbody rust removal and painting





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Old September 5th, 2016, 01:17 PM
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Well she is in dry dock no more. After sitting for five years she is back home. I did the following:

-new (to me) top
-removed the c pillars
-new 3rd light light and bar
-new exmoor rubber interior
-new moab seats
-new VDO gauges
-new metal brace for dash
-new dash
-new kick panels
-new stereo
-new engine mounts
-new cross seals
-new exhaust
-removed the ac
-numerous small touch ups

Thanks for all the help and advice from the forum.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 01:59 PM
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Well she is in dry dock no more. After sitting for five years she is back home. I did the following:

-new (to me) top
-removed the c pillars
-new 3rd light light and bar
-new exmoor rubber interior
-new moab seats
-new VDO gauges
-new metal brace for dash
-new dash
-new kick panels
-new stereo
-new engine mounts
-new cross seals
-new exhaust
-removed the ac
-numerous small touch ups

Thanks for all the help and advice from the forum.
Paint the wing top chequer black.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 02:07 PM
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Paint the wing top chequer black.
But I like the way it absorbs the suns heat and then cooks my hands.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 02:12 PM
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Looks great, Bill! I'll have to swing by.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 03:17 PM
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Looks great, Bill! I'll have to swing by.
Looks much better in pics. Still has ass cancer but we can discuss that over the beers you bring.
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Old September 5th, 2016, 03:56 PM
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Greased my GBR DC driveshafts (front and rear) for the first time after 3k miles. Took forever since I had to figure out how to use a grease gun for the first time. The centering kit was the most challenging but not too bad in hindsight.

Took it out for a test drive right after, and it must be psychological, but it FELT smoother. Should go faster next time
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Old September 6th, 2016, 12:29 PM
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I started it to make sure it still ran. Then went kayaking
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Old September 6th, 2016, 01:45 PM
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What have you done to your Defender today.

Couple over the past few days... Click in steering issue, solved (1 loose nut on union joint near steering box) checked and tightened all others.
SDO fairlead installed finally, which brings my on board bottle opener count up to 2, a 100% improvement and allows for beverage dispensement from the front saving you a 10' walk to the tail gate !!!

Looks great too


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Old September 6th, 2016, 05:13 PM
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Just a couple little things. New fuel seal and stainless fittings at fill neck and installed an old Land Rover dealer plate frame from Reno.

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Old September 8th, 2016, 08:23 AM
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HD steering links
Started glass to spade fuse upgrade. (need double wire terminals to complete)
Installed Exmoor acrostic matting. For R380 V8 but fits my Lt85 just fine
New style belt weather-strips on all door windows (took `15 minutes)


Tonight
HD flanges
Door bottom seals
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Old September 8th, 2016, 09:52 PM
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Installed SDO grill. Awesome!
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Old September 8th, 2016, 09:53 PM
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HD hubs.
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Old September 8th, 2016, 11:20 PM
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Ok, so I bought some Fiber Fix to try out.
I got the heat wrap and the regular.
I used the heat wrap to repair the plenum hose since it will see some engine bay temperatures.

It turned out pretty nice.


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Old September 9th, 2016, 07:08 PM
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Old September 9th, 2016, 08:08 PM
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New SDO Grill
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Old September 9th, 2016, 11:29 PM
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Installed rear disc brakes today. What a dirty, greasy mess but the truck does stop much better.
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Old September 9th, 2016, 11:49 PM
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Installed rear disc brakes today. What a dirty, greasy mess but the truck does stop way better.
Glad you finally got it done Dave!
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Old September 10th, 2016, 10:29 AM
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Fixed my not working diff lock. It was also my first time taking out the transmission tunnel and floors. I used it as an opportunity to clean the panels up while they were out. Overall pretty simple.

I cleaned and adjusted the linkage, and then backed out the diff lock switch a couple turns. Now I can hear it click into engagement and the dash light comes on.


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Installed SDO grill. Awesome!

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Harold & Bobby....looks damn good! Thanks for posting pics, love seeing the products in action....
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