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Old April 19th, 2015, 09:51 AM
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I'm having problems with this gearbox. This is the second gearbox in less than 3 months.
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Old April 19th, 2015, 06:46 PM
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Replaced door panels yesterday and today. It was a little bit more difficult than I expected but I am very pleased with the results. I got my new panels from RN and was able to save/reuse the original door pockets with the LR logo embossed in place of the Roversnorth ones with the badge.
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Old April 19th, 2015, 06:50 PM
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Replaced door panels yesterday and today. It was a little bit more difficult than I expected but I am very pleased with the results. I got my new panels from RN and was able to save/reuse the original door pockets with the LR logo embossed in place of the Roversnorth ones with the badge.
I want these. Do they also have them for the back doors on a 110?
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Old April 19th, 2015, 07:37 PM
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It wasn't today, but technically yesterday. But...trail swapped a broken transfer case at The Cove. And also realized this winter has left me fat & pasty white.

Big thanks to Galpin for his never ending tenacity for the "trail fix threshold". Couldn't have done it without him!
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Old April 19th, 2015, 08:36 PM
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It wasn't today, but technically yesterday. But...trail swapped a broken transfer case at The Cove. And also realized this winter has left me fat & pasty white.

Big thanks to Galpin for his never ending tenacity for the "trail fix threshold". Couldn't have done it without him!
Nice Flips...
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Old April 19th, 2015, 08:38 PM
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Replaced door panels yesterday and today. It was a little bit more difficult than I expected but I am very pleased with the results. I got my new panels from RN and was able to save/reuse the original door pockets with the LR logo embossed in place of the Roversnorth ones with the badge.
Did you replace the rubber hose between the door and body (the one the wires go through)?

I am missing one and trying to find a replacement.
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Old April 19th, 2015, 08:40 PM
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Nice Flips...
They are required footwear for wheeling...AND wrenching .
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Old April 19th, 2015, 08:41 PM
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Finally getting back to working on my truck after just driving it for a while. I needed some time off after 8 months of nightly work. Started to swap my front shocks, going in knowing this "quick job" probably wouldn't be. Bingo, 1 of the tower bolts in the back is seized solid and impossible to remove despite the usual tricks. I also cut the top nut off the shock as it was spinning and there was no way to grab the piston with the tower in place, so now no truck until parts get here. Afraid I'm going to have to pull the wing to get at that damn nut, my grinder won't fit, maybe a flex shaft... at least I know those bolts aren't seized.
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Old April 19th, 2015, 08:42 PM
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Did you replace the rubber hose between the door and body (the one the wires go through)?

I am missing one and trying to find a replacement.
use the one for the back door of an ST...the ones for the front doors are NLA.
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Old April 19th, 2015, 08:59 PM
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It wasn't today, but technically yesterday. But...trail swapped a broken transfer case at The Cove. And also realized this winter has left me fat & pasty white.

Big thanks to Galpin for his never ending tenacity for the "trail fix threshold". Couldn't have done it without him!
We definitely upped our game. I started a thread to see how it rates.

http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...fix-61551.html
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Old April 19th, 2015, 09:24 PM
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use the one for the back door of an ST...the ones for the front doors are NLA.
Sweet thanks!
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Old April 19th, 2015, 10:57 PM
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Because it stopped raining for many hours today, I washed it and created a Flickr album:

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Old April 19th, 2015, 11:08 PM
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With the awesome help of RovingRyan, replaced tranny, transfer case, clutch, flywheel, clutch slave, clutch master, timing belt, crank seal, Entire gauge cluster with the Raptor binnacle and gauge pod, VDO speedometer with gps sender, fuel gauge, volt gauge, egt gauge, and fixed a leaking line in the new extended range tank. Whew, I need a vacation from Rover work.
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Old April 20th, 2015, 01:04 AM
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Did you replace the rubber hose between the door and body (the one the wires go through)?

I am missing one and trying to find a replacement.
Yes, mine wore out awhile ago so I had already replaced them. Found the replacements at RN: GROMMET REAR DOOR HARNESS DEFENDER, RNE622, AMR3963 - Rovers North - Classic Land Rover Parts
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Old April 20th, 2015, 05:58 AM
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Finally getting back to working on my truck after just driving it for a while. I needed some time off after 8 months of nightly work. Started to swap my front shocks, going in knowing this "quick job" probably wouldn't be. Bingo, 1 of the tower bolts in the back is seized solid and impossible to remove despite the usual tricks. I also cut the top nut off the shock as it was spinning and there was no way to grab the piston with the tower in place, so now no truck until parts get here. Afraid I'm going to have to pull the wing to get at that damn nut, my grinder won't fit, maybe a flex shaft... at least I know those bolts aren't seized.
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Old April 20th, 2015, 06:13 AM
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I'm having problems with this gearbox. This is the second gearbox in less than 3 months.
I was told that my clutch system may need bleeding. I hope so.
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Old April 20th, 2015, 08:25 AM
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I think some folks hit the trail with less than "good working condition" rigs and fall victim to there own lack of preparedness...clearly the aforementioned trail repair, flip flops, half shirt, short shorts...its all attention getting stuff...just sayin...
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Old April 20th, 2015, 08:52 AM
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I think some folks hit the trail with less than "good working condition" rigs and fall victim to there own lack of preparedness...clearly the aforementioned trail repair, flip flops, half shirt, short shorts...its all attention getting stuff...just sayin...
Hey now! What failed in the tcase (which honestly isn't that old, maybe 20k on it I'm told...it was a rebuild from AB) was the crosspin. Which is why Ashcroft makes this upgraded replacement:
Ashcroft Transmissions

Apparently it's a weak spot in these LT230s. Who knew. Now I do!
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Old April 20th, 2015, 08:54 AM
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I hate how a $100 part can ruin a nice day on the trail, but that seems to always be the case.
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Old April 20th, 2015, 09:03 AM
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I hate how a $100 part can ruin a nice day on the trail, but that seems to always be the case.
EXACTLY! That's what had me/us scratching our head the most, it's not like everything grenaded....it just sort of "stopped". One, small, underdesigned part and it's curtains for the day (though, not the weekend).
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