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Old January 20th, 2014, 09:12 PM
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Repaired winch yesterday and got the truck running with the NJLR crew. Rough but running! Now it's back inside the warm garage before this snow storm tomorrow.
That is a good sign...congrats!
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Old January 20th, 2014, 09:45 PM
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Repaired winch yesterday and got the truck running with the NJLR crew. Rough but running! Now it's back inside the warm garage before this snow storm tomorrow.
What fixed it?
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Old January 20th, 2014, 09:59 PM
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What fixed it?
Not sure it's fixed yet. After removing the Mallory Active Power Filter from the distributor-to-coil connection late last night, it started up, but it's still not running right.
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Old January 20th, 2014, 10:03 PM
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Repaired winch yesterday and got the truck running with the NJLR crew. Rough but running! Now it's back inside the warm garage before this snow storm tomorrow.
Why is it running rough? Do you know what the problem is? Did you check the timing, Fuel pressure, or the plugs? I'll ask my uncle what he thinks. Good luck!
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Old January 20th, 2014, 11:38 PM
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WOW!
Tomorrow my mechanic (uncle) will be installing my new starter. I paid a total of 105 for the starter which was by far cheaper than every company that I've priced including the 3 day shipping from the UK. If I'd known that you work that good under such conditions I would have towed my car to you (lol). Good job mate.

My starter was a left over from a parted out RRC that I had on the shelf luckily it was good

I work under whatever conditions to avoid having to drive the MGB in this weather lol.
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Old January 21st, 2014, 12:08 PM
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Replaced cap, plugs and wires.. Hopefully I can get the blasted air cleaner housing apart to do that tonight.
Oil changes in the future
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Old January 22nd, 2014, 12:55 PM
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Fitted a new water pump but, more attractive are some new shoes...
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 04:04 PM
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got my d90 County's rear wiper and washer working and replaced the nozzle....it was only a minor lift and I have much bigger things to tackle but sometimes you just feel like doing something you can knock out in an hour
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 04:07 PM
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I farted into my seat this morning and now I have heated driver seat.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:12 PM
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I farted into my seat this morning and now I have heated driver seat.
Bill, I hope it was dry.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:16 PM
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Pulled the speedometer and sent it off to North Hollywood speedometer to get the LCD odometer screen replaced.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:28 PM
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I farted into my seat this morning and now I have heated driver seat.
Good stuff. Made me laugh out loud.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:39 PM
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Fitted a new water pump but, more attractive are some new shoes...
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:45 PM
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Funny how you can forget that you needled certain parts until your actually working on the system. Like a brake proportions valve!
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:49 PM
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Built and installed a DIY snorkel.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 05:54 PM
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Built and installed a DIY snorkel.
Ok...tell me more! Cost? Products? Etc?
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 06:08 PM
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Ok...tell me more! Cost? Products? Etc?
Check out the small projects section. I made a small write up here: http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...6&referrerid=8
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 07:23 PM
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Check out the small projects section. I made a small write up here: http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...6&referrerid=8
Cool, have checked it out and subscribed. Where did you end up on total cost for this?
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 07:36 PM
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Cool, have checked it out and subscribed. Where did you end up on total cost for this?
$160 give or take. that includes 2 3" silicone elbows to tie it into the air cleaner. I welded it myself so if you have to pay a welder it would drive the price up a bit.
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Old January 23rd, 2014, 11:34 PM
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This is one of the most straightforward snorkel designs out there, and I find it odd that Mantec charges almost half a grand for it. Nice job!

It's so simple, yet for some reason, manufacturers can get away with charging crazy money for them...
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