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Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Roverlab
Ed, are you asking myself or Doug? If it's me,...

Ed, are you asking myself or Doug? If it's me, then yes, there are stories. None are people I dislike. One has been with me for 15 years and probably as many Rovers through my shop. Another is part...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 20th, 2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Roverlab
All good feedback. I'm fortunate that my wife...

All good feedback. I'm fortunate that my wife parks in the space closest to the house and can't see the 11 other Rovers behind the chicken coops.....
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat October 20th, 2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Roverlab
Shop owners and storage

So, I have a number of Rovers here, 6 at this time, that are unlikely to get repaired or restored as it's not economically feasible for these customers.
How long to you allow stuff like that to sit...
Forum: Series Technical Discussions October 19th, 2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Roverlab
Not much to show just yet, other than a...

Not much to show just yet, other than a dismantled car. But, as we move forward, I'll post up...
Forum: Series Technical Discussions October 19th, 2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Roverlab
S3 109 and a 200TDi

So, we have a 109 fitted with a 200TDi in the shop. We've been tasked with adding power steering and air conditioning to this car. I was wondering if anyone had a combination similar to this, and...
Forum: Trips, Trails and Events October 17th, 2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Roverlab
Me!!

Me!!
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 14th, 2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Roverlab
It's an OTC leak down checker that has never...

It's an OTC leak down checker that has never failed me before....agreed, teardown will be necessary, I just would have thought I'd hear more air escaping from somewhere with zero compression, not...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 13th, 2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Roverlab
Engine compression

How can a cylinder have zero compression and an 8% leakdown? The other cylinders have 150 psi, but I didn't check leakdown on those.....
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 11th, 2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Roverlab
Came with the engine and transmission from...

Came with the engine and transmission from Turnkey Engine Supply.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 11th, 2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Roverlab
Kept the Rover shifter. I have a bunch of...

Kept the Rover shifter.
I have a bunch of photos of the various things we incorporated in the build, such as a MINI Cooper Turbo hose fitting with a bleeder screw in the upper radiator hose to...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 11th, 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Roverlab
I found a device from Power Control Solutions: ...

I found a device from Power Control Solutions:
https://www.powertraincontrolsolutions.com/Performance_Aftermarket/Products/Electronic_Shifters/SFT-5000_Shifter/SFT-4001/

Purchased through Zero...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 10th, 2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By Roverlab
97 D90 gear shift illumination

So, the 2 lights will illuminate when the side lights are turned on, but not when just the ignition is on.
I can't find it on the RAVE for either Defender or Disco I.

Any help would be...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 9th, 2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Roverlab
The clutch master cylinder has an adjustable...

The clutch master cylinder has an adjustable pushrod. Too much or too little freeplay can affect the operation of the clutch release bearing and it's relationship to the clutch pressure plate.
Did...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 4th, 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Roverlab
I would have thought the transmission would have...

I would have thought the transmission would have those functions 'built-in'.
I'll try the engine/trans builder again, but they haven't replied to my e-mails about this recently....
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions October 4th, 2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Roverlab
LSx question

Wrapping up my first conversion, fitting a LC9 and 6L80 to a NAS 90. Looking for info on a wire color/location for neutral safety and a reverse light wire.
Also need a signal for the battery warning...
Forum: Wanted September 25th, 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Roverlab
Alright, problem solved. Thanks so much for...

Alright, problem solved. Thanks so much for everyone's offers of assistance!
Forum: Wanted September 25th, 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Roverlab
This car is already wired, just took a rock over...

This car is already wired, just took a rock over the weekend.
For my customer's cars, and will do it to my own as the original screen broke during refitting- is to utilise a Hella timer relay and a...
Forum: Wanted September 25th, 2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Roverlab
I cleaned out my PM box recently and no longer...

I cleaned out my PM box recently and no longer have your contact info!
That would be great if you would do that for me. I can have the replacement sent to you asap- I've been told it would be...
Forum: Wanted September 25th, 2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Roverlab
Heated front screen

Anybody have a new heated front screen for a 110 I could purchase/have shipped today?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions September 24th, 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Roverlab
Couldn't agree more that power is lacking from my...

Couldn't agree more that power is lacking from my 3.5. My LR4 v6 pulled a 4500lb airstream with no issues, so I would think an LC9 or LSx fitted to the 110 could make an easy job of it. I realise it...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions September 24th, 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Roverlab
110, towing, and gvw.

Just spent the weekend towing our camp trailer, and Andrea and I were discussing a larger trailer, tow vehicles and what can we tow. I was wondering if a stock 110 can pull whatever gvw Rover says ...
Forum: For Sale - Vehicles September 15th, 2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,605
Posted By Roverlab
Alex, tell me more about the need for the head...

Alex, tell me more about the need for the head gaskets? Leaking, overheating?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions September 12th, 2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By Roverlab
Huh, I was right! And, the cover plate is...

Huh, I was right! And, the cover plate is missing. Seems like a good place to start.....
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions September 11th, 2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By Roverlab
And maybe the circular grommets around the pivot...

And maybe the circular grommets around the pivot for the pedal are missing?
Forum: Trips, Trails and Events September 6th, 2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,354
Posted By Roverlab
ROVERSclub Trials- Pennsylvania, Rovers on the...

ROVERSclub Trials- Pennsylvania, Rovers on the Rocks- Pennsylvania, MAR:the Mid-Atlantic Rally(aka Mud And Rain) -Virginia, SOLO Wilderness First aid class at Twin Mountain- West Virginia, just to...
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