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  #1201  
Old September 15th, 2014, 06:10 PM
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Just emtied the ashtray.

Sorry I'm still smoking.
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Old September 15th, 2014, 06:12 PM
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Saturday I replaced the PAS res with an Allisport res.
Sunday we went canoeing on the Peace river and went to lake easy.
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Old September 16th, 2014, 12:45 AM
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Sunday I had to have my driver's side rotor resurfaced at my local O'Reilly's because I was a bit negligent in replacing the front pads on time. Luckily only one pad wore enough to cause any damage.

The weekend before that I installed the stainless screws and wing-vents I received from Nakatenenga. I like these pics better than the ones of the brake job.
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Old September 17th, 2014, 12:26 AM
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Discovered what this switch does.... For a while it had done absolutely nothing until I realized then that it had been disconnected by the previous owner. It took me a long time to find the correct wire but I finally found it. I traced it and followed it back all the way to an elaborate contraption. I reconnected the dangling wires and promptly noticed that the landy had begun to make a strange humming noise. All of a sudden the wheels folded into the wheel arches and the defender started hovering. Then it burst through the opposite wall and opened its 3.5L afterburners and broke the sound barrier many, many, many times.... In all seriousness, turns out the switch did nothing. A plus was that it was an easy way to the battery, so I connected a new pair of hella 700FF driving lights.

Sorry for the multiple pictures. My phone completely spazzed
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Old September 17th, 2014, 11:34 AM
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Today..... I sold my NAS D90..... I babied it for 12 years

But I bought a 2000 110 TD5!!! Now that's a cool thing!!!
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Old September 18th, 2014, 06:59 PM
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Ordered new Tom Woods DC Front Driveshaft, measured new pinion to pinion length at 27 3/4" - at rest! It will be good to have 4.5" of spline travel.

For the record, my stock front driveshaft measured:

25 7/8" minimum
27 3/4" maximum

With the pinion flange on the driveshaft angled to match my pinion angle, it was actually 27.5" or a quarter inch too short.
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Old September 18th, 2014, 07:01 PM
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Put new bonnet on today. Kids at school wrapped it.
Looks so good I don't want to put the spare up there right away.
Put some dyna mat on there also.
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Old September 18th, 2014, 08:47 PM
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Finally got the bushings (572312) needed to assemble the Rad/IC.
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Old September 18th, 2014, 09:24 PM
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Sprung a water leak...
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Old September 19th, 2014, 03:04 AM
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I got the radiator, the electric fans, differential put on. Now we have to modify and fit the air filter box.
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Old September 19th, 2014, 08:30 AM
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Finished up installing the new floor in the tub and back row footwell floor. Next up seat belt floor hardware and the old bench goes back in to be covered in copious amounts of Cheerios and other crap my kids will dump.

Edit: yes I work upside down to make things interesting.
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Old September 26th, 2014, 01:19 PM
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Making mine 4wd again today.

New TW HD DC front shaft (27.75" length)
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Old September 27th, 2014, 12:51 AM
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Hi, how did you get the carpet glue removed? Thanks!
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Old September 27th, 2014, 08:41 AM
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Fired up the 4.2/ auto conversion in my 83 and took a 5 mile test drive with dad. Not going to miss the 3.5/lt95.
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Old September 27th, 2014, 11:12 AM
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Fired up the 4.2/ auto conversion in my 83 and took a 5 mile test drive with dad. Not going to miss the 3.5/lt95.
What auto console did you use?
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Old September 27th, 2014, 12:55 PM
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What auto console did you use?
No console @ all. We used Nick M's adapter that allows the use of a Lokar shifter with the stock tunnel and floors. The lokar shifter comes up through the stock manual shift boot and looks like a manual shifter. The "auto consoles" have always looked cheap to me and they take up a considerable amount of the room in the front of the truck for no reason and make the trucks look very un-defender like to me.. Trey's truck was an Lt95 so we had to switch to the lt77 bulkhead adapter, tunnel and floors as the auto wouldn't fit under the lt95 setup.
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Old September 27th, 2014, 07:05 PM
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Christocat and I are taking the 90 up to Machiasport, ME for the week! Hopefully we can stop by ECR (if they're open? ), and happy to meet up if anyone is around. On the road again....woooo! Let's hope we don't find ourselves prematurely on the side of the road again!
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Old September 27th, 2014, 09:55 PM
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Christocat and I are taking the 90 up to Machiasport, ME for the week! Hopefully we can stop by ECR (if they're open? ), and happy to meet up if anyone is around. On the road again....woooo! Let's hope we don't find ourselves prematurely on the side of the road again!
You've got a friend in Brunswick ME. You will pass through if you are taking the coastal route 1 through Rockland.
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Old September 27th, 2014, 11:41 PM
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Big day for me, albeit some general maintenance. Changed transmission fluid, oil/filter, transfer case oil, radiator fluid, changed spark plugs, removed distributor and re curved it with different springs, set mechanical advance,,set vacuum advance, trouble shot dis functional tach (pinched wire in distributor clamp, argh!!!), removed rear hitch, dropped fuel tank and fixed fuel gauge sending unit (wire had disintegrated, see photo, and got her tuned up for winter.

Photo is of the wire that broke at the sender.
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Old September 27th, 2014, 11:47 PM
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Welded up a riser for my center consol out of 2" "C" channel. One hole is for a dual USB outlet and the other is for a 12v plug. I'm wiring in a 6 station fuse panel and a mount for 6 relays onto the cross pieces. Photos to come of the wiring.
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