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Forum: Defender Technical Discussions Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Have one of these and never use it.

Have one of these and never use it.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 21st, 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By Uncle Douglas
c= vent controls for heater box. Open and close...

c= vent controls for heater box. Open and close two flaps- one in the dash, the other in the heater
j= fan speed. despite the long swing of the slide-only has two fixed speeds
k= fuse box cover
e-...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 21st, 2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Columbia Rover's used to offer an exchange...

Columbia Rover's used to offer an exchange service.
(503) 227-3766
Business website columbiaroving.com
Forum: The Flea Market March 20th, 2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Uncle Douglas
LR3 for BMW 328ixt trade ?

Looking to trade a 2011 gray metallic 328 4wd wagon with 80k or so, cold weather, and premium package for a 2009 LR3. Both vehicles book out @ same value. If interested shoot me an email or text with...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 20th, 2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,946
Posted By Uncle Douglas
The old school charm of these engines it that it...

The old school charm of these engines it that it is 99% mechanical requiring a single wire with 12v to run.
Technology is no substitute for hands on experience. I get the whole "you cannot manage...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 20th, 2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,946
Posted By Uncle Douglas
I have put it all out there in dozens of posts ad...

I have put it all out there in dozens of posts ad nauseum Ed.

I make small adjustments and then drive the truck on my country road 8 mile test drive loop after each adjustment, often making...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 20th, 2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,946
Posted By Uncle Douglas
A diesel is just like a gas engine. It must be...

A diesel is just like a gas engine. It must be tuned to run optimally. After doing a timing belt on any rover diesel, I have to adjust pump timing for optimal running. Hanging ones hat on "it is...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 19th, 2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Uncle Douglas
This /\ Boost compensator diaphragm has a hole...

This /\
Boost compensator diaphragm has a hole in it.
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat March 17th, 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Uncle Douglas
He gets it. I'd submit the answer to his "what...

He gets it. I'd submit the answer to his "what could be better than that ?" is the 4.2.
Mine has 4 doors but I use it daily instead of the newer trucks and defenders in the driveway.
Forum: Truck Build-up's & Restores March 17th, 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By Uncle Douglas
dip it

dip it
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat March 5th, 2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,601
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Thanks for the feedback. FWIW after reading...

Thanks for the feedback.

FWIW after reading what seem like emotional reasons given by some, the Saudi/Dubai trucks seem to be fairly valuable there. The one I'm asking about has spent its entire...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions March 3rd, 2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Uncle Douglas
95 would be a 14cux truck. There is a free...

95 would be a 14cux truck. There is a free product on the market named RoverGauge that will plug into the diagnostic plug on your harness (you have to make a simple cord and load the software onto a...
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat February 28th, 2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,601
Posted By Uncle Douglas
what are 97 NAS spec 90's from outside the US worth ?

Working with two different fellows right now on bringing in trucks that were sold into Japan and the UAE back in the day. One is still in Dubai the other is in Azerbaijan. They are both pushing me...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 19th, 2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 586
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Any air leak will allow bleed back which makes...

Any air leak will allow bleed back which makes for lots of cranking, and hard starting, and the stalling you describe.

There are a couple fix's. One is to install a $60 12v pusher pump back by...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 18th, 2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Uncle Douglas
95 is a 14cux truck. Should be something basic...

95 is a 14cux truck. Should be something basic like failed ignition switch,starter relay, dead battery or starter, failed ground.

Have you tried jumper cables ? 12.8v isn't much of an indicator
Forum: Misc. Chit-Chat February 15th, 2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Safety inspection is not required for a title. ...

Safety inspection is not required for a title.

Titled a lot of imports while living outside Annapolis. Safety inspection is required only for a registration, if you don't go the historic route...
Forum: For Sale - Vehicles February 13th, 2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,788
Posted By Uncle Douglas
This next transporter run to Courage is picking...

This next transporter run to Courage is picking up this truck and four others. All coming stateside.
This 90 is going to NJ.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 13th, 2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,138
Posted By Uncle Douglas
This ! And it will never get anywhere close...

This ! And it will never get anywhere close unless timed correctly and supplied adequate fueling.

Many owners complain about what dogs their tdi trucks are and when asked what temps they are...
Forum: Series Technical Discussions February 12th, 2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Uncle Douglas
I handled an old Aussie #5 for a board member and...

I handled an old Aussie #5 for a board member and he loves it. Yes the DOT 25 yr rule applies to trailers too.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 11th, 2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 586
Posted By Uncle Douglas
You need to find the air leak. Until you do that...

You need to find the air leak. Until you do that will be your daily ritual to get it started.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 9th, 2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Uncle Douglas
Rest of World Home market trucks were rhd ...

Rest of World

Home market trucks were rhd
Then there were the numbered NAS trucks
Anything made for the other markets outside the UK were termed row
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 6th, 2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By Uncle Douglas
I wouldn't cut a tank. The tanks with a plate on...

I wouldn't cut a tank. The tanks with a plate on the top center are held on with machine screws (ie the flange is threaded for them). It's a 5 min exercise to unscrew the plate, remove the old...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 6th, 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By Uncle Douglas
If the tank has a plate on the top you can buy...

If the tank has a plate on the top you can buy just the pump. Ron the former dealership parts man nailed it, NAS 110 has a side sensor just like other 110's.

Have an obd 2 gems engine here in a...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions February 1st, 2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Uncle Douglas
typically just runs down the side of the housing...

typically just runs down the side of the housing and out the drain @ the bottom and doesn't get onto flywheel, disc, pressure pate
Forum: Wanted February 1st, 2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Uncle Douglas
JL, There's a fellow that wants $800 for a roof...

JL,
There's a fellow that wants $800 for a roof and sides on L.I.
I need the damaged smooth roof perhaps we could split ?

...
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