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Old January 3rd, 2015, 10:40 PM
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Yeah this should be an easy fix on their end. The bag part number matched invoice as "black" so maybe mis labeled.
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Old January 3rd, 2015, 10:48 PM
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Sorry to hear that, I am aware it has happened before with land rover. I'm not sure who you messaged, but you never pm'd me! Check your outbox
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Old January 3rd, 2015, 11:26 PM
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Zack. Sorry looks like it didn't get to you. Wish it had, will keep you posted, should be easily resolved.
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Old January 3rd, 2015, 11:31 PM
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Made the drive from Pasadena to Santa Barbara to pick up this CL find:
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Old January 4th, 2015, 06:28 PM
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While installing a new intercooler (3"◊9.25"◊21.5"), I found a small radiator leak. Urgh. Since the radiator has to come out, I'm going to relocate the mounting pins to move the radiator .5" toward the engine. It will be nice to have a wee bit more room between the radiator and intercooler.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 01:02 PM
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Old January 6th, 2015, 10:00 AM
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Installed a snow crowl...
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Old January 6th, 2015, 10:04 AM
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Drove it to work. Hd steering links and nto drop tailgate comming soon.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 10:24 AM
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Installed a snow crowl...

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Old January 6th, 2015, 02:42 PM
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Installed a snow crowl...
So, I installed an actual plastic snow cowl. Seems like snow would be absolutely horrible in these things without. Are they overkill? Is there somethign other than this to stop one from spraying snow and mist all over the inside of your windshield (other than a weak fan)?

I remember back in the "day" about the same time my defender was made, pre-cabin filter... you'd be driving along and drifting snow, or snow left on your hood would go right onto the inside of the windshield. Miserable. I remember driving with my vents on floor heat till I had hit highway speed at least once.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 05:45 PM
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So, I installed an actual plastic snow cowl. Seems like snow would be absolutely horrible in these things without. Are they overkill? Is there somethign other than this to stop one from spraying snow and mist all over the inside of your windshield (other than a weak fan)? I remember back in the "day" about the same time my defender was made, pre-cabin filter... you'd be driving along and drifting snow, or snow left on your hood would go right onto the inside of the windshield. Miserable. I remember driving with my vents on floor heat till I had hit highway speed at least once.
After this first snow fall I am definitely going to order one... If the snow is powder like it was today it's even worse, it pretty much all goes through unless the core is hot enough to melt it..

Any recommendations on one??
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Old January 6th, 2015, 05:46 PM
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Installed the freshly painted bumper, grille, and headlight bezels as well. Turned out pretty good, and this paint is really hard so it won't chip.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 06:29 PM
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After this first snow fall I am definitely going to order one... If the snow is powder like it was today it's even worse, it pretty much all goes through unless the core is hot enough to melt it..

Any recommendations on one??
I'd like to get a metal one... But Apparently they were stamped out of pure gold.

I bought the cheapest one i could find... Think it was on Ebay. Theyre pretty cheaply made. Not the plastic i would choose, but they do work.
If it was for a jeep it would be 5 bucks. But there are so few defenders out there? Jeeze the metros are pushing prices stupid. Its a farm impliment rap star... Dont pay 100 grand for it.

If someone wanted to cad one up, i could start printing them. I may just make a poor mans version. Just extrude the shape upwards and make it hollow with one side open.
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Old January 6th, 2015, 09:30 PM
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After this first snow fall I am definitely going to order one... If the snow is powder like it was today it's even worse, it pretty much all goes through unless the core is hot enough to melt it..

Any recommendations on one??

I'll check the price but I think we have them for around 40-50
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Old January 6th, 2015, 10:17 PM
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I'll check the price but I think we have them for around 40-50
Yea i paid somethin like that but checked ... I got it for 25 pounds shipped
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Old January 7th, 2015, 11:07 PM
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Started to put in some peel and seal sound deadening ($16 @ lowes) Used it In other vehicles with good results. Doing floor boards, tunnel, inside seat boxes and lids.. looks like one roll will do it all.

Have an exmoor full black carpet kit but decided to not adhere any carpet. Just laying in driver, tunnel, and passenger pieces. Bet it all carpeted up would look great but hell to keep clean/dry.
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Swapped out my leaking copper heater core with an aluminum Britpart unit. Pretty easy project but lots of stuff to remove to get to it.
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Old January 8th, 2015, 01:06 PM
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Removed old steering links in preparation for hd set to arrive. Ends were WORN out.

Replaced rear diff pinion seal

Finishes sound deadening. Worked pretty good.

Found my trans weep. Was coming from reverse switch.
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Old January 8th, 2015, 01:17 PM
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Installed the freshly painted bumper, grille, and headlight bezels as well. Turned out pretty good, and this paint is really hard so it won't chip.
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Old January 8th, 2015, 09:58 PM
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