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by bhoult
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1848

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

I'm going try to work the 4th day in. It appears my client may not be expecting me on the 4th.

-.b
by bhoult
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1848

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

I'll come along if you'll have me. I would love to stay through Tuesday but start a new assignment that day and need to be home Monday night.

Thanks -.b
by bhoult
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1848

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Any chance there would be a chance for early release in the route? I have to be back in Seattle Tuesday a.m.

-.b
by bhoult
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: throttle position sensor
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: throttle position sensor

The manual lists the TPS as a possible no-start cause, but I've never had one just shut a car down like the ignition amplifier does. Maybe when I have some spare time I'll swap in the old amplifier and do the test on it I should have in the first place :). I had all the spare parts just sitting arou...
by bhoult
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: throttle position sensor
Replies: 2
Views: 468

throttle position sensor

Would a failing throttle position sensor ever shut an engine down at highway speed? I've never had one fail that way - usually just makes for a rough idle. A few weeks ago my 90 RRC stalled out and wouldn't restart and I figured it was the ignition amplifier module. I was towed home and swapped in a...
by bhoult
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas

Wow! We had a great day in North Van yesterday. The Lynn Canyon park is stunning and the restaurant choices down at Lonsdale Quay are very good. We ended up at the Tap and Barrel. I know it's in many Roverlanders' backyard, but check it out - it's worth burning a day for.
by bhoult
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3511

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

Thanks Andrew! That's a huge help.

-.b
by bhoult
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3511

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

I'm super excited for Founders Day this year! I'll be up on Friday and plan to camp Friday and Saturday night. Put me down for helping out with set up etc. If anyone has vet hospital recommendations in the area let me know. I have an ailing pup coming along - and if she has a sustained grand mal sei...
by bhoult
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas

Thanks Andy!
by bhoult
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas

Just poking around on the web, it looks like it would be fun to hit either the Capilano or Lynn Canyon suspension bridge and then head down to Lonsdale Quay for dinner at one of the area restaurants. Any suggestions?


Thanks!
by bhoult
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas

Hi all, One of my wife's cousins kids from Norway is attending school in Squamish via an exchange program. Her parents are coming to visit in March, and they will spend most of their time up in Whistler. We wanted to see them, so we talked them into meeting us in Vancouver on the first Sunday of the...
by bhoult
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Uztlius and Spius FSR
Replies: 1
Views: 1227

Uztlius and Spius FSR

Hi all, I'm wondering what's been going on up between Boston Bar and Merritt. Can we still pick up the power line road off of Uztlius FSR and drive it up to Spius Creek FSR? Some of my snowmobile friends are telling me that there's been a lot of work going on off the Spius Cr FSR and it's like a hig...
by bhoult
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Range Rover Classic Cubby Box
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: Range Rover Classic Cubby Box

It would be nice to have something there we didn't have to worry about breaking every time we used it. I have been noodling with 4mm plywood and stitch/glue epoxy. if I figure it out, you all will be the first to know.
by bhoult
Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Radio for club events
Replies: 10
Views: 2427

Re: Radio for club events

The Baofeng recommended is a great convoy radio. As a bonus, you can watch two bands simultaneously so if someone in the group is using FRS/GMRS (462 MHZ) handhelds you can keep in touch with them as well as the 2M participants. The problem with the amateur radios is that few people have the license...
by bhoult
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: NorthWest Challenge 2017 (October 21 & 22)
Replies: 8
Views: 2627

Re: NorthWest Challenge 2017 (October 21 & 22)

Just received this from PCRC: Hey Gang, Below is the info I have received on the Northwest Challenge. More will follow as it shows, but we do try and keep some things from you on purpose. Pls direct specific questions to Erich.neal@comcast.net Tks Doug Shipman From: erich.neal@comcast.net <erich.nea...
by bhoult
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: NorthWest Challenge 2017 (October 21 & 22)
Replies: 8
Views: 2627

Re: NorthWest Challenge 2017

From the PCRC: The organizers have established Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22, as the dates for the 2017 Northwest Challenge. The event will be held on the east side of the Washington Cascades, south of Interstate 90, although the specific location remains to be determined. The event will be...
by bhoult
Wed May 03, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lakeside Campout - 6th-7th May
Replies: 15
Views: 5162

Re: West Harrison Lakeside Campout - 6th-7th May

Hi Brian, Winching is required to get out of Fossil Beach (roads have all changed since you were there last due to forest fires). We will be going down to Hale Creek beach for camping, so no winching required. Anyone wanting to try out their winch can take a side trip over to Fossil beach from our ...
by bhoult
Wed May 03, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lakeside Campout - 6th-7th May
Replies: 15
Views: 5162

Re: West Harrison Lakeside Campout - 6th-7th May

Is winching required going back out on the south end or is it on the north end? Seemed like when we were there last year it was no winchy.
by bhoult
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires
Replies: 21
Views: 5360

Re: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires

rayhyland wrote:Yes please!


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by bhoult
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires
Replies: 21
Views: 5360

Re: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires

rayhyland wrote:Yes please!


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by bhoult
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 3.5 swap to 3.9 In my RRC
Replies: 10
Views: 2973

Re: 3.5 swap to 3.9 In my RRC

Ok, awesome, thanks. That gives me more confidence. Did you notice an appreciable power improvement? Cheers night and day. The 3.5 was totally warn out so it had very little power. The 3.9 was a nice upgrade. I also upgraded the cooling when I did the 3.9. I found a 93 in the bone yard and pulled t...
by bhoult
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires
Replies: 21
Views: 5360

Re: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires

[/quote]...my rear shelf is missing, my driver's seat is split, the left rear seatbelt retractor doesn't work, and lots of the trim bits are broken. How is your interior? [/quote] The interior on the 88 is good and pretty much all there - even the head liner is intact. It's light gray. The seats are...
by bhoult
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 3.5 swap to 3.9 In my RRC
Replies: 10
Views: 2973

Re: 3.5 swap to 3.9 In my RRC

I put a 3.9 in my 88 RRC to replace the 3.5. I essentially switched out the long block of the 3.9 for the 3.5. All of the 3.5 engine controls worked fine on the 3.9, so I wouldn't bother with "upgrading" the EFI unless the 13/14 era controls are already kaput. I did have to get a couple of used inje...
by bhoult
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires
Replies: 21
Views: 5360

Re: Advice on RRC Suspension and tires

I ran 225/75-16 on stock rims and have put Dobison's heavy springs on the back (1" lift unladen) of my 1988 RRC. I don't think the taller springs are necessary because I see little use in the larger tires. In your case Ray - where you have multiple vehicles that can use the 235/85-16, it probably ma...
by bhoult
Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: roads/trails between 100 Mile House and Clearwater
Replies: 2
Views: 1441

Re: roads/trails between 100 Mile House and Clearwater

Thanks for the info. The area seems to offer a lot of great lakes and camping opportunities. It would be nice to find some old FSRs to investigate.
by bhoult
Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: roads/trails between 100 Mile House and Clearwater
Replies: 2
Views: 1441

roads/trails between 100 Mile House and Clearwater

Hi All, My father-in-law just passed in January and he emigrated to Canada in 1951 - settling in the Clearwater/Kamloops area working in the logging camps. I'd like to take a few trips to the area just to see what it's like - and I've found references online to ATV routes that run from Hwy 97 to Hwy...
by bhoult
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day 2017 - Saturday 18th February 2017 11am
Replies: 31
Views: 10370

Re: Founders Day 2017 - Saturday 18th February 2017 11am

Thanks all for the great Founder's Day event! The event was well organized, well structured, and a blast! (as always)
by bhoult
Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day 2017 - campsite recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 3598

Re: Founders Day 2017 - campsite recommendations

it turns out I have to be home Sunday - so no overnight or Snowflake Chase for me this year. But I will see you all on Saturday.

-.b
by bhoult
Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day 2017 - campsite recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 3598

Re: Founders Day 2017 - campsite recommendations

[quote="rayhyland"]I live 5 mins from the venue. If anyone wants to camp for free in my yard they are welcome. I warn you though, you may be expected to stay up a little bit, drink my wine or beer and talk about travel and Land Rovers.
:-)
Ray

I might have to take you up on that Ray.

-.bryan
by bhoult
Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day 2017 - campsite recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 3598

Founders Day 2017 - campsite recommendations

We're planning on heading up for Founders Day in February and wondered if someone could make a recommendation for a campsite nearby. We want to hit the Snowflake Chase the next day - so don't want to be too far out. We usually go the rustic route, but anything within an hour would suit.

Thanks!
by bhoult
Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge Sea-to-Sky BC Sept 30th, Oct 1st, 2nd
Replies: 18
Views: 7143

Re: North West Challenge Sea-to-Sky BC Sept 30th, Oct 1st, 2

Very excited. I'm going to enter Reggie and have some fun....coming in last place I'm sure :)
by bhoult
Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: RRC upper rear tailgate bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 2013

Re: RRC upper rear tailgate bolts

Hi Chris,

I have some at home and I'm able to source them at my local Ace hardware. Not in stainless, however.

I'll measure them and gauge the thread tonight for you.
by bhoult
Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: East Harrison Run This Saturday
Replies: 10
Views: 3656

Re: East Harrison Run This Saturday

Here's some photos from the trip 4/23 -4/24: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/27O19uaXfPRSgMvGJme4XYVGtPAK4t2SjNfYFyCziASnSEpXLqd3hsXvUiDXBBJfiZIoYgfBaKEp0BO1dnEeHeniIqNcomNe2d4uZMWNg9KQ-fFmyNEW84Yv3ZrGDteHYWoG2MdHRtoLtbETAz2QDAx_B8GJkoWXvnlCA4YAFO0JVC2Y1iIZ2Mp1crVz4k3KoEFbA0_2JvI4Cdwg-SIUOLxFKvJSO...
by bhoult
Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: East Harrison Run This Saturday
Replies: 10
Views: 3656

Re: East Harrison Run This Saturday

The trip was great - just got home. We ended up with three trucks coming in from Boston Bar. The road up to the lookout was clear to the top (4200 ft). The creeks were bursting with the melt and crashing down the canyons. We crossed one patch of deep snow on the Kookipi FSR but turned around half wa...
by bhoult
Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: test post
Replies: 3
Views: 2259

Re: test post

Sort of a post test test post then?
by bhoult
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8097

Re: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016

Andrew - a NWOL'r that I know just told me he likes these on his Disco II: http://www.qtservices.co.uk/parts/land-rover-discovery-series-ii/qt-land-rover-discovery-series_a1045a-front-diff-guard.html You have order from the UK, but they are about the same cost as the Rover's North part (w/o consider...
by bhoult
Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Disco 1 "DeCat"
Replies: 6
Views: 2636

Re: Disco 1 "DeCat"

It's not GEMS, but my 88 RRC is running a later model 3.9. At some point during the transition from the 3.5 to the 3.9 I performed a catectomy. There were 3 blocking up the exhaust so it breaths a lot easier. No error conditions in the 13CU managing the EFI resulted from the loss of the cats.
by bhoult
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8097

Re: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016

Are they meant to fail like this? Perhaps the "give" was intended based on the weak link principle. I need a replacement and wondering if I should purchase the same make as a replacement? Anyone have thoughts? Thanks I don't suppose there's anything really wrong with the Terrafirma guard, I suspect...
by bhoult
Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Torque Converter and drive plate depth
Replies: 6
Views: 2032

Re: Torque Converter and drive plate depth

Ok - that makes since. I've read the spec on the Mark's site a few times over the year but always thought they were including the flywheel commentary if you were converting from a 3.5 with a manual to a 4.3 v6, rather than the ZF.
by bhoult
Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8097

Re: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016

Some images from the trip: (if these don't show - apologies, Try this link as well https://goo.gl/photos/N1ju1BguEpRHaajr8) https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/eKqe2cmTn9cyjMTwzSaQHtLtgq-XQyo34JBUgeBOIgJabvE8Of8DzDA-2CiRH7-ifzByhTIm_nJR2EwshAoll93XM_Wr15JP5AmP_KXhW0w0NIeOwrlV49iqFRbmN27oPRN5Z5GyGFpErJ...
by bhoult
Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Torque Converter and drive plate depth
Replies: 6
Views: 2032

Re: Torque Converter and drive plate depth

I'll have to research the Mark's kit. I don't understand why they would have a flywheel in the mix. Is there no other way to balance the 4.3? I suppose you could add a 5mm spacer to the back of the adapter instead of using the flex plate, but that begs the question of what you bolt the torque conver...
by bhoult
Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8097

Re: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016

Thanks Andy and all for a great day trip! It was fun to make new acquaintances and renew some old ones. For a future trip, it would be fun to have a new campfire game called "Who's diff guard is this anyway?". Chris could come into the firelight holding up a part that he's found sweeping the trail b...
by bhoult
Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8097

Re: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016

ANDYD wrote:....Hi Bryan,
Yes 2hrs would be about right from where we meet in Mission to Hale Creek, that's without any stops or distractions.....
Sounds good - I'll see you all at 9am tomorrow at the Subway off Hwy 7.

My phone is 425 760 7519
I monitor 146.46 (2M) CH22 (CB)

Thanks -.b
by bhoult
Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8097

Re: West Harrison Lake - Saturday March 19th 2016

I'd really like to make this trip. Time might be an issue so I'm wondering how long it takes to get to Hale Creek/Fossil beach from where we meet up on Hwy 7 in Mission. I know that it's tough to tell this time of year because of downed trees etc - but is it about 2 hrs in general? I'm about 2.5 hou...
by bhoult
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Torque Converter and drive plate depth
Replies: 6
Views: 2032

Re: Torque Converter and drive plate depth

Are you certain you have the TC seated when taking this measurement? It is an art to get the TC all the way on the ZF, they usually stop about 10-12mm out and then you have to "english" them into place.
by bhoult
Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: unique and interesting
Replies: 2
Views: 1983

Re: unique and interesting

Thanks Andy. People always like abandoned mines and ghost towns when you can find them. I have a friend who loves the plane crash sites - I find that a bit morbid. One place I'd like to head one day is up near Kitimat - Mt. Hoult. I could then stand there until I get arrested saying "get off my moun...
by bhoult
Tue Mar 08, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What vehicles have you owned?
Replies: 36
Views: 19893

Re: What vehicles have you owned?

I'm 52, so I definitely buzzed through them. Some the light and all of the medium trucks were owned through my business - so a lot of people drove them. There are 25 or 30 additional titles that passed through my hands that were for parts or part of a batch of vehicles - I didn't include those becau...
by bhoult
Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: unique and interesting
Replies: 2
Views: 1983

unique and interesting

BC is full of strange and wonderful things. I'm looking for a theme on which to base an outing. For example, last year down here in Washington, I took a group out to the Wenatchee/Okanogan national forest and we traveled from one remote weather reporting station to the next. They were owned/operated...
by bhoult
Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What vehicles have you owned?
Replies: 36
Views: 19893

Re: What vehicles have you owned?

I purchased my first car at 14 - rebuilt the engine and traded for two others before I got my license at 16. I'm sure I'll miss something: 1967 - VW/Bug - light blue - purchased for $100 from neighbor who cracked case/drained oil, fixed/traded 1971 - Toyota/FJ40 - light blue - all stock 72K miles no...
by bhoult
Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: New toy to keep me busy.
Replies: 3
Views: 2447

Re: New toy to keep me busy.

Hi Glenn, I have a couple of these beasties - a 1988 (Reggie) and a 1990 (Denny). I have a ton of spares - including upper and lower tailgates a hood or two, engines, axles, diffs etc. Most of my stuff is functional but not perfect. Let me know what you need and I'll see if I can find a good example...