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Old December 29th, 2013, 06:14 PM
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Removed the LT230 transfer case.

Found my LT230 has 1.22 ratio, cross-drilled input gear, and also a special oiling plate installed.

Also, not many miles on the gearbox itself since its rebuild. It shows on the input shaft, which looks almost brand new.

Almost done removing the LT77.
Ah... I was thinking that I'd put the Steve Parker oil plate in there when I'd put the 1.222 transfer box in. Good to know that that part did what it claimed. The cross drilled input gear was brand spanking new too. I'm sure I told you about the 1.222 transfer box upgrade, fitted after a rather expensive testing to destruction of a GKN overdrive with electric clutchless shifting on the 110. Sounded good on paper, not so good in real life.
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for the odometer readings.
The speedo drive cogs are correct for 235's ie 110 gearing so the speedo will read correctly.
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Old December 29th, 2013, 07:10 PM
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It was cold so I cleaned the garage and found my tail light guards on the shelf so I ducked outside and installed them real quick.

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Old December 30th, 2013, 10:00 AM
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Thanks guys, it is definitely good to be a bachelor, although being married with kids gives you anbexcuse to use a garage!

I need to stop by harbor freight tonight and pick up a bearing puller. The neigbors haven't written me yet, but i'm sure they will at some point!
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Old December 30th, 2013, 01:27 PM
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Mike - thanks VERY much for the updated mileage readings...all of this goes into the truck history.
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Old December 30th, 2013, 06:04 PM
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So my wheel spacers showed up today, so out into the 7 degree afternoon I went and installed them. The 110 definitely has a wider more aggressive looking stance with the spacers.

I tried to take pics but it was getting dark and my phone said it was to cold for the flash to work...

So you just get pics of the spacers.



and my ice tea that was out there with me, for 45 minutes....

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Old December 31st, 2013, 01:43 PM
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Finished up the basis for my tablet mount, need to do a bit of finishing work to make it look a bit more presentable but it's functional for now.

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Old December 31st, 2013, 02:28 PM
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Finished up the basis for my tablet mount, need to do a bit of finishing work to make it look a bit more presentable but it's functional for now.

Bill your on a roll. Making us all look lazy, but inspiring at the same time.

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Old December 31st, 2013, 04:07 PM
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can you post a few shots of the tablet mount - i need to fab one up
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Old December 31st, 2013, 05:01 PM
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Robert let me finish it first, then I'll post up on it. Right now it's total booty fab and I've got a bit of work to do to make it look right.

I went out in the snow and sound deadend my driver and passenger door. Put the door panel back on and then installed a new switch plate cover so my dome light switch doesn't dangle from the wires anymore. You can also see the fog light switch that I mounted where the choke cable used to go.

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Old December 31st, 2013, 07:33 PM
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Thanks.
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Old December 31st, 2013, 10:06 PM
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Cant wait to see them in person
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Old December 31st, 2013, 11:02 PM
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Thanks. My project today Truck lite LEDs
I am not the hugest fan of ARBs bumpers and aftermarket grilles but damn that front end looks good! Let us know what you think of those LEDs.
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Old December 31st, 2013, 11:23 PM
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Thanks.
My project today
Truck lite LEDs

I really dig the grill
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Old January 1st, 2014, 01:09 AM
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I drove mine today...the streets are free of salt...
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Thanks. My project today Truck lite LEDs
I love the lights. I was thinking of buying JW Speaker or Truck lites
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Old January 2nd, 2014, 01:54 PM
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the lights are really bright which is good - however they kinda flash when going from high beam down to low. (but not from low to high beam)

i have them on a ARB relay system

The grill is an Aluminum Heritage Grill with the LR plaque removed
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Old January 7th, 2014, 04:11 PM
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I finally got it to start in the cold snap here than it back fired and blew the intake manifold gasket apart.
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Old January 11th, 2014, 10:10 AM
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Well i removed my useless middle seat and installed a center metal cubby box, so there is now storage in arms reach and loads of it to....

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Old January 11th, 2014, 10:18 AM
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Paid money to a local shop for a crossmember swap, plus fuel pump and lines. Once it's back, swapping the driver/passenger doors. I anticipate that will suck.
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Old January 11th, 2014, 11:24 AM
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Took the series off the road for some TLC - clutch master, water pump, and heater core. The garage is really looking like a rover boneyard with two inoperable series trucks in pieces now. If anyone knows of a source for a Kodiak Mark IV heater core, please let me know.

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