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Forum: Defender Technical Discussions Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By Uncle Douglas
There is a ton of room to convert the 6x6 to left...

There is a ton of room to convert the 6x6 to left hand drive. The 4x4 with the KLR turbo would take to trickery with exhaust routing but looks infinitely possible. The 6x6 custom dash would require...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Not sure what my guy is using but he says you...

Not sure what my guy is using but he says you have to do the epoxy prime withing hours of doing the chemical wash.
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat August 26th, 2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Uncle Douglas
The Doood is fine. Says he has no time for antics...

The Doood is fine. Says he has no time for antics here this summer
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 26th, 2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By Uncle Douglas
$190 for just the cap, yikes. ------ Follow...

$190 for just the cap, yikes.

------ Follow up post added August 26th, 2016 04:57 PM ------



No idea but yes that's the one
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 26th, 2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By Uncle Douglas
I drove it around the marine terminal a bit...

I drove it around the marine terminal a bit before loading it on the trailer but this one belongs to someone else so not trying it on the highway. The 6x6's have 4.7 gears in the diffs and really...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 26th, 2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By Uncle Douglas
My partners in Oz ...

My partners in Oz
http://www.klrautomotive.com.au/

I'm pushing for Matt to come over for MAR, or Expo East, or even Uwharrie. Sent him dates and links but havent nailed him down yet. Every time...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 26th, 2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By Uncle Douglas
One of the little things that I really like is...

One of the little things that I really like is the massive threaded, cast aluminum fuel filler and cap.
Hoping they can be bought because I'd like to upgrade our other trucks with them.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 26th, 2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Perentie love thread

Seems time to @ least start a thread since we cant get additional sub forums.

Several here have them. I've shipped and imported a half dozen or so for enthusiasts from both the UK and Oz but this...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 23rd, 2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Carter, same as your NAS 90

Carter, same as your NAS 90
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 23rd, 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By Uncle Douglas
the cap is to pressurize the system so that it...

the cap is to pressurize the system so that it doesn't boil. Water boils @ 210 degree's @ sea level but pressurizing it raises the boiling point. Your v8 shouldn't reach 210 sitting @ idle so you...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 22nd, 2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Zero action in the radiator means the thermostat...

Zero action in the radiator means the thermostat isn't opening,or an air lock. Try topping it off again when cold and not putting the coolant bottle top on and starting it up and let it warm up. Are...
Forum: Truck Build-up's & Restores August 22nd, 2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Holy frame repair batman ! Impressive is an...

Holy frame repair batman !

Impressive is an understatement.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 22nd, 2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By Uncle Douglas
When you remove the failed one this time, stick a...

When you remove the failed one this time, stick a magnet on a stick, $3 at most auto parts stores down in the hole in the IP. As the rotary pumps wear that's where metal shavings seem to end up. I...
Forum: For Sale - Parts August 22nd, 2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,266
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Rui, statement was simply they aren't making more...

Rui, statement was simply they aren't making more new ones so guys like you are the only avenue and the supply is finite
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 22nd, 2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Pressure switches are generic. Remove it and...

Pressure switches are generic. Remove it and figure out what thread it is and finding one should be easy.

That said its easy to bypass one with a jumper wire. They are there to protect your...
Forum: Truck Build-up's & Restores August 22nd, 2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By Uncle Douglas
With an LCL shipment the container will ship...

With an LCL shipment the container will ship wherever the consolidator loading the container is closest to the majority of the freight is going.

For instance when living in Annapolis I had a tdi...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 21st, 2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Uncle Douglas
The tithonus roll cage is several inches taller...

The tithonus roll cage is several inches taller than a normal 110 set of hoops. IE the sides will be too short.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 21st, 2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By Uncle Douglas
You can't get the galvanized wheel arch back on ?...

You can't get the galvanized wheel arch back on ? Were you the one who removed it ?
Forum: The Flea Market August 21st, 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Raub lives further south in Florida from Abe. ...

Raub lives further south in Florida from Abe.
Raub owns a big ass f250 dually.
Raubs tdi 110 is here with me on the farm.

Assuming the two will see ea other again, there is a somewhat...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 21st, 2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Uncle Douglas
resistance of gauge and sender aren't properly...

resistance of gauge and sender aren't properly matched
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat August 21st, 2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By Uncle Douglas
its a non stop though, from just below DC to the...

its a non stop though, from just below DC to the Orlando area.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 21st, 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 481
Posted By Uncle Douglas
You are seeing that voltage @ what rpm ? Idle...

You are seeing that voltage @ what rpm ? Idle isn't going to get the job done. The military radio trucks had hand throttles for that reason.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 21st, 2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,079
Posted By Uncle Douglas
1.6 tc with those tires and a tdi is a miss...

1.6 tc with those tires and a tdi is a miss match. You have to be taching out @ a relatively low speed.
Forum: Wanted August 21st, 2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Uncle Douglas
I have two or three of these

I have two or three of these
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions August 21st, 2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 481
Posted By Uncle Douglas
What amp alternator did you purchase. Light on...

What amp alternator did you purchase. Light on until you rev it a tad is normal. I recall reading that the smaller alternators really make no juice below 1200 rpm. The smaller 45 and 65 amp...
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