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Old September 28th, 2014, 06:33 PM
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Used the winch to straighten an E30 frame (again). Sure beats paying the big bucks frame straighteners want.
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Old September 28th, 2014, 08:01 PM
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What auto console did you use?
Here's what Nicks kit looks like installed
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Old September 28th, 2014, 08:06 PM
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Here's what Nicks kit looks like installed
The rubber is sooo shiny. Armorall?

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Old September 28th, 2014, 09:05 PM
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Here's what Nicks kit looks like installed
Is there any danger of someone trying to shift it like a stick & breaking something?
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Old September 28th, 2014, 09:13 PM
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Is there any danger of someone trying to shift it like a stick & breaking something?
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Old September 28th, 2014, 09:13 PM
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Is there any danger of someone trying to shift it like a stick & breaking something?
Nope. Shifter is very sturdy-American hot rod item made by Lokar in Tenn. Shifter only moves straight back and has a detent button in the middle of the knob that most be pushed in order to move selector. Very nice bit of kit and makes the auto conversion functional without bastardizing the interior. Shifter has an interlock so engine will only start in park or neutral.

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The rubber is sooo shiny. Armorall?

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It was filthy and had been in a box up in the warehouse. I cleaned/conditioned it with a Zymol product called Vinyl that is meant for interior bits. It dulls down quickly.
http://www.amazon.com/Zymol-Vinyl-Co.../dp/B000FCP1GG

Great stuff but like all Zymol products, not cheap.
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Old September 29th, 2014, 09:40 PM
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Old September 30th, 2014, 03:01 PM
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Old October 2nd, 2014, 09:46 PM
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Had a big day today: saw the sunrise from the eastern-most point of the US, rolled over 100k miles, and made a new friend with an awesome Series IIA (and some old sea dog stories!). Great day with our Defender... she's taking our first road trip well!
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Old October 3rd, 2014, 01:46 AM
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Awesome shots! What a great day! That would be the most eastern part of the continent U.S. Ironically, the most eastern, western, and northern part of the U.S. are all found in the same state, Alaska. The most southern is in Hawaii. Just a crazy factoid that might stump a friend.
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Old October 3rd, 2014, 07:14 AM
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awesome shots! What a great day! That would be the most eastern part of the continent u.s. Ironically, the most eastern, western, and northern part of the u.s. Are all found in the same state, alaska. The most southern is in hawaii. Just a crazy factoid that might stump a friend.


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Old October 3rd, 2014, 10:55 AM
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Awesome shots! What a great day! That would be the most eastern part of the continent U.S. Ironically, the most eastern, western, and northern part of the U.S. are all found in the same state, Alaska. The most southern is in Hawaii. Just a crazy factoid that might stump a friend.
Yes, continental US of course. Had to write and re write and re upload the pics so many times because there's only little blips of service up here, so i gave up! Hahaha We want to do the drive up to Alaska if it's possible. ... anyone on here done it before?
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Old October 3rd, 2014, 05:35 PM
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Installed a new reverse switch for the lt77. Genuine Lucas switch snapped at the terminal. It was held onto the switch with glue! Soldered to fix and now works fine. Prince of darkness....
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Old October 3rd, 2014, 08:43 PM
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replaced upper radiator hose yesterday; it had started to develop a blister, took a pic of the inside of the bad hose. Did the repair in my apartment parking garage and had to improvise a little when it came to topping off the radiator; I used a teapot... not sure it gets more British than that, unless I were to top it off with Earl Grey.
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Old October 3rd, 2014, 11:32 PM
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replaced upper radiator hose yesterday; it had started to develop a blister, took a pic of the inside of the bad hose. Did the repair in my apartment parking garage and had to improvise a little when it came to topping off the radiator; I used a teapot... not sure it gets more British than that, unless I were to top it off with Earl Grey.
Good job. Do you have the after shot?
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Old October 4th, 2014, 03:03 PM
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Disassembled a steering box - result - it's toast.
Bottom seal had failed, all the oil ran out, resulting in wear on the bottom of the shaft and all the needles in the bottom bearing falling out. Good one ebay, happily a replacement is on its way without any quibbling - he'll get top feedback providing the replacement is up to scratch.
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Old October 6th, 2014, 12:17 PM
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Cleaned the stepper and then made the death wobble worse driving on the beltway in MD.
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Old October 6th, 2014, 03:27 PM
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Got a few things done on the defender last evening. Changed out the seized winch hook, fixed the 12V power plug(somehow wired backwards). Mounted the wolf rims and 255 85 16 KM2 tires from my 109 and mounted the shovel with some quick fists.
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Old October 6th, 2014, 03:51 PM
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Old October 6th, 2014, 04:02 PM
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Disassembled a steering box - result - it's toast.
Bottom seal had failed, all the oil ran out, resulting in wear on the bottom of the shaft and all the needles in the bottom bearing falling out. Good one ebay, happily a replacement is on its way without any quibbling - he'll get top feedback providing the replacement is up to scratch.
Not going to upgrade to Power Steering?

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