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Old May 9th, 2015, 08:55 AM
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Clean up

Removed the homemade snorkel that was on it when I bought it. There was some damage to the fender under the snorkel, want to get it fixed, but I just bought a Safari-snorkel, so I may just through the new one on to cover the dent.

Used some plasti-dip to cover the diamond plate on the door sills and bonnet wings. Wheels are next, just to hold over until I decide on new ones.
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Old May 9th, 2015, 11:00 AM
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Old May 9th, 2015, 11:07 AM
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Finished my adventure trailer to match my truck.
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Old May 9th, 2015, 12:17 PM
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Old May 9th, 2015, 02:53 PM
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Used some plasti-dip to cover the diamond plate on the door sills and bonnet wings. Wheels are next, just to hold over until I decide on new ones.
What cause the damage? Corrosion or vibration?

BTW, that snorkel looked good to me. What was wrong with it? Look or function?
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Old May 9th, 2015, 03:09 PM
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What cause the damage? Corrosion or vibration?

BTW, that snorkel looked good to me. What was wrong with it? Look or function?


There was no corrosion on the diamond plate, I just want to see how it would look in black. I'm going to go with all black accents (including wheels) and dark tint.

The snorkel just bothered me. It looked like garbage. In general the truck was pretty rough when I got it.
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Old May 9th, 2015, 04:59 PM
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Fitted the Ashcroft pedal.





It will take some more time to get these parts in line:



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Old May 9th, 2015, 09:31 PM
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Installed larger MUD Uk Mirrors and Mini pod.
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Old May 9th, 2015, 09:41 PM
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Been preparing to yank out the 19J. Down to just rear trans mounts, disconnecting the axles, and slave cylinder. Time to yank that lump out!

Debating whether to yank the engine first, then slide the transmission/transfer case forward, and then remove it in a second pull. My guess is yes, there will be less swearing. The trans/transfer case are supported on a transmission jack, so it will be able to roll easily, but won't be able to slide out any way other than through the engine bay. Thoughts?
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Old May 10th, 2015, 03:02 PM
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Been preparing to yank out the 19J. Down to just rear trans mounts, disconnecting the axles, and slave cylinder. Time to yank that lump out!

Debating whether to yank the engine first, then slide the transmission/transfer case forward, and then remove it in a second pull. My guess is yes, there will be less swearing. The trans/transfer case are supported on a transmission jack, so it will be able to roll easily, but won't be able to slide out any way other than through the engine bay. Thoughts?
The transmission will slide out if you put the truck up on 4 wheel ramps.
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Old May 10th, 2015, 05:17 PM
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Depends on how much space you have around your truck. Easiest to do is pull out as one unit, tranny and engine together with the radiator and radiator panel taken out so you don't have to worry about the angle and height to pull it out all as one unit. Or lack of height under the truck. Trust me it makes life so much easier to have the radiator and rad panel removed as well.

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Been preparing to yank out the 19J. Down to just rear trans mounts, disconnecting the axles, and slave cylinder. Time to yank that lump out!

Debating whether to yank the engine first, then slide the transmission/transfer case forward, and then remove it in a second pull. My guess is yes, there will be less swearing. The trans/transfer case are supported on a transmission jack, so it will be able to roll easily, but won't be able to slide out any way other than through the engine bay. Thoughts?
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Old May 10th, 2015, 05:42 PM
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Finished just in time for the Overland Expo.
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Old May 10th, 2015, 08:16 PM
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Took off my factory fiberglass hard top for summer!

Yesterday I took off my Land Rover Defender 90 factory fiberglass hard top for the summer and have a brand new RN soft top to go on it soon. But think I will keep it topless for a bit. What a difference it makes, it totally transforms the vehicle!

I had read the factory instructions on how to install the hard top (available on this forum) several times over and pretty much did it in reverse. I have to say it was significantly easier than I thought, and took about an hour and a half with just myself until I had to take the roof piece off which I got my wife to help me with. The top is in great shape but before winter I will likely re-seal the windows since one in particular was leaking in a car wash or heavy rain.

I will say I thought I would never want to deal with taking it off but after this experience I'm not intimidated and will likely do it each season. As long as you go slow, don't force anything, it's quite easy and I just love driving it in this warm weather with no top at all!
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Old May 10th, 2015, 11:31 PM
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One of the solenoid posts on the starter loosened up and shorted out. Managed to bridge jump the solenoid with a pair of pliers and a screw driver long enough to get the old diesel 2.5 n/a started. I will say it never turned over as fast as it did when I bypassed the solenoid (i have owned it for 9 months) so I ordered up a new starter and will hopefully get it on by Tuesday. One less headache hopefully...
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Old May 11th, 2015, 07:20 AM
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Finally got the RRC's y pipe rebuilt and stuck back in. It's not super pretty but it works and won't ever get clogged again.

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1984 90 Tdi- "Yamelo"
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Old May 11th, 2015, 09:47 AM
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Got the lump out of the 110. What a pain.

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Old May 11th, 2015, 09:54 AM
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These pics always look daunting
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Old May 11th, 2015, 10:01 AM
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These pics always look daunting
What's daunting is that there are about 50 different bolt and nut head sizes in just this process of removing the engine.
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Old May 11th, 2015, 09:02 PM
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Dropped in the 200tdi
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Old May 11th, 2015, 10:57 PM
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Dropped in the 200tdi
And here I thought I was productive installing jump seats.

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