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Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 20th, 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Roverlab
LR4's

These are starting to go off warranty and several of my customers are asking about them. I've only had 2 in the shop for regular stuff so don't have a sense of what is failing on them.
Looking for...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 11th, 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,183
Posted By Roverlab
It's not here; I was working on her brother's SC...

It's not here; I was working on her brother's SC Sport today, and he casually mentioned it conversation.
Looking forward to seeing it myself!
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 11th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,183
Posted By Roverlab
Ever heard of a Hella edition Defender?

Customer's sister recently purchased a 94 NAS D90 and had been informed that it was 1 of 4 promotional vehicles built by Rover for Hella.

Quick search just brought up a lot of Rovers with Hella...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 11th, 2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Roverlab
Forbyn Brothers

Hi all!
Looking to convert a 110 from rear drum to disc, as well as a Series front from drum to disc. Found the ForbynBros products- thanks scatterlings!- and was wondering if there was any current...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions November 11th, 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Roverlab
Looking for a winch mount

This one has a Rovers North emblem on it and I don't see it on their site, but the customer wants a discreet under bumper mount like this:

Anyone have any suggestions?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions November 6th, 2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By Roverlab
Wow, $12k! I'm subletting the next one. The 4 I...

Wow, $12k! I'm subletting the next one. The 4 I did in 2012 were 125-150hrs each, with lots of parts, paint, upgrades.
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 5th, 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Roverlab
Doug, Harold has about 20 cars slowly returning...

Doug,
Harold has about 20 cars slowly returning to base minerals in his back yard. A couple have mature trees growing through them.
At least most of mine run.
He performs my state inspections and...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 5th, 2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Roverlab
Which one?

Which one?
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 5th, 2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Roverlab
Yup, convoy lights. It's a Belgian Military 4x2-...

Yup, convoy lights. It's a Belgian Military 4x2- no low range, no front diff and a different 24v system than a MOD 24v. We're fitting disc brakes and power steering!
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 5th, 2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Roverlab
Here's 2 more bringing the total to 20 (3 are...

Here's 2 more bringing the total to 20 (3 are mine and 1 is Russ'). Additionally, 2 more on the way via rollback....
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat November 5th, 2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Roverlab
View from the shop door

Too bad it makes it dang near impossible to work on my stuff.....
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 24th, 2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Roverlab
Some basic keys: use an in-line fuse and make the...

Some basic keys: use an in-line fuse and make the electrical connections durable. Secure the harness and anywhere it passes through a metal surface, make sure it's properly protected from abrasion....
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 24th, 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Roverlab
I'd like to suggest that the column switches are...

I'd like to suggest that the column switches are a better option.That rocker switch is a little fragile and pretty expensive.
The purpose of either switch is trigger a good quality relay- I use...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 22nd, 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Roverlab
Spirit fingers. I like that.

Spirit fingers. I like that.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 22nd, 2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Roverlab
Can you check for voltages at the coil when the...

Can you check for voltages at the coil when the no start event occurs?
Forum: For Sale - Vehicles October 22nd, 2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,684
Posted By Roverlab
Wow, that looks great! I always thought it would...

Wow, that looks great! I always thought it would clean up really well! Congrats and post pix as the project rolls along....

------ Follow up post added October 22nd, 2014 09:12 AM ------

Quick...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 22nd, 2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By Roverlab
I'm with Jymmie on the Freelander v P38.....

I'm with Jymmie on the Freelander v P38.....
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 21st, 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By Roverlab
I have an LR3 with 125k. Stuff I've needed...

I have an LR3 with 125k.
Stuff I've needed over the last 95k: both front hub bearings, brakes lasting about 35k, tires about 50k; lower control arms, tensioner pulley, MAFS, thermostat, front diff...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 20th, 2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,582
Posted By Roverlab
Start a Land Rover business. Andrea doesn't...

Start a Land Rover business.
Andrea doesn't really know if we're driving a customer's car, or one of "ours".
She doesn't care either but after seeing a picture of a friend's Pink Panther, she...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 14th, 2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9,217
Views: 701,424
Posted By Roverlab
Ken, them's the one's!

Ken, them's the one's!
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 13th, 2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Roverlab
He sleeps a lot, eating less, mostly controls his...

He sleeps a lot, eating less, mostly controls his functions, but doesn't get up to greet folks much anymore.
Seems happy enough, but pretty sure he wont make it to 17.
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 13th, 2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Roverlab
Francis the Roverlab

Some of you have met Francis over the years and know what a wonderful dog he is, but, as he gets older- he turned 14 this past summer- he's struggling with a few things.

Like today, he pooped in...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 13th, 2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9,217
Views: 701,424
Posted By Roverlab
Saw 2 Tithonus in the for sale section at the...

Saw 2 Tithonus in the for sale section at the Hershey Fall Meet, and will post the pix asap. There was also a liteweight with overspray over everything under the fenders, but forgot to grab a pic of...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 10th, 2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Roverlab
L322 touch screen

Has anyone fitted an aftermarket touch screen unit like this to their Mk 3 Range Rover?

http://www.dhgate.com/store/product/7-quot-in-dash-car-dvd-player-for-land-rover/144066241.html
Forum: Truck Build-up's & Restores October 8th, 2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By Roverlab
I'll add my .02: go bigger. A 4.6 will fit the...

I'll add my .02: go bigger. A 4.6 will fit the same way a 3.5/3.9/4.0 will fit.
I also recall fitting a 3.9 intake and EFI to a 3.5. Worked pretty well, but haven't seen the car for a few years, so...
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