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by RamblerRob
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted : Cheap or junk 200TDI radiator
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Wanted : Cheap or junk 200TDI radiator

Does anyone have a very cheap or free 200TDI radiator available.. I Mostly want to use it to mock up my front end and check for clearance with my engine position.
by RamblerRob
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Creating Room at the front of the engine bay!
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Creating Room at the front of the engine bay!

Can anybody tell me what my best case scenario is for creating room at the front of an engine bay on a series 2a. I would like to keep the lights in the grill but I understand there is some room available by trimming the 'buckets' or switching to RRC buckets. Would love to know how much! I've also b...
by RamblerRob
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 16” electric fan kit - $50
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Re: 16” electric fan kit - $50

Bit of an old post but do you still have this for sale?
Trying to save some room so I can mount my engine a bit further forward
by RamblerRob
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Land Rover Defender Seat options
Replies: 18
Views: 626

Re: Land Rover Defender Seat options

I put Disco 1 seats in my series 109. did a little bit of kludging to get the front ones to fit in the 'tray' that the series seat bottoms fit into. Things are a bit tight for my legs under the steering wheel but I plan on getting a smaller steering wheel. The rears fit ok with a bit of mucking abou...
by RamblerRob
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Disco 1 Parts
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Disco 1 Parts

I've got a "95 Discovery for parts. Cheap if you want to pull them yourself and pick up. Seats are gone. I need to keep some of the shifters and linkages as well as some small bits here and there. Engine is available and was said to run by the PO but the dash had been all taken apart and various ele...
by RamblerRob
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Cheap t-posts & bulkhead
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Wanted: Cheap t-posts & bulkhead

Im keeping my eyes open for parts for a future project. Likely something of a frankenrover to use up the extra parts from my current project. Looking for 109/110 SW t-posts and any series 2-3 bulkhead. Will consider any condition. Looking to do this one 'on the cheap' as i could end up selling my ot...
by RamblerRob
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series II/IIA body panels
Replies: 12
Views: 887

Re: Series II/IIA body panels

Im over on the island unfortunately
by RamblerRob
Thu May 31, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series II/IIA body panels
Replies: 12
Views: 887

Re: Series II/IIA body panels

Its the rear sides im after theyd need to work with a station wagon tub though. Not sure how id even get them at this point anyway
by RamblerRob
Wed May 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series II/IIA body panels
Replies: 12
Views: 887

Re: Series II/IIA body panels

Is this the rear window and corner piece that sit between the tub and roof?
If so, and they are station wagon sides, i may be interested.
by RamblerRob
Sun May 27, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Welder needed!
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: Welder needed!

e coating from my understanding is similar to powedercoating but is done in a liquid bath so the coating can adhere to harder to reach places. Might be effective for reducing rust compared to painting. I'm also under the understanding that e-coating can be used as a primer coat not sure if thats for...
by RamblerRob
Sun May 27, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Frame Galvanizing

The galvanizing will likely be the cheap(er) part. Cost of transport is looking to be about 400$ per trip. so 800$ minimum by the time we drop off and pick up. Splitting that a few ways could go a long ways to making it affordable
by RamblerRob
Sat May 19, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: 109 military frames

If anyone is thinking that getting these tidied up and galvanized would make a good start to a project, we are still looking for folks to dplit transport costs with to the mainland this summer
by RamblerRob
Fri May 18, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: 109 military frames

The big difference is the t post instead of just the sill rail on 88. T post includes thd b & c pillars for the station wagon . Also the second row floor which i have. I think there is also a bulkhead behind your front seats which is different on a 109 SW. I dont know what mounting points the frame ...
by RamblerRob
Thu May 17, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: 109 military frames

If anyone is thinking about grabbing one of these frames and cobbling together a project. Ive got 109 station wagon tub & safari roof. As well as coiler axles, suspension and running gear available if your feeling adventurous!

Where are the frames located?
by RamblerRob
Sat May 12, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Frame Galvanizing

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=9738
If anyone else on the island is thinking about galvanizing a frame take a loook atcthe post in the van isle section
by RamblerRob
Sat May 12, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island to mainland Frame galvanizing run
Replies: 0
Views: 248

Island to mainland Frame galvanizing run

Hey guys,
Ian and I have been talking about stacking ours plus poentially a couple other frames on a trailer to split the costs of transporting to the mainland for galvanizing.

We would be looking at mid august or so. Let us know if any of you are interested and we can hash out details.
by RamblerRob
Mon May 07, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Frame Galvanizing

Ive been wrestling with the same question myself. I've tried internet searching for anyone who does it but have come up empty for anything on the island so far
by RamblerRob
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Disco 1 Interior trim fastener clips
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: Disco 1 Interior trim fastener clips

If these are an item that is salvageable from a parts car, you are welcome to come and loot my parts junker. It's in courtenay on van isle
by RamblerRob
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Made in north America defender chassis
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Made in north America defender chassis

I'm not sure if anyone is aware of this shop or has any feedback on their work, but I was pretty interested to learn that they are building stock and custom defender chassis on the west coast. https://www.lucra.cars/defenderchassis I'm pretty sure my project doesn't need it at this point, though if ...
by RamblerRob
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 36 Spline Defender Steering Wheel
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: 36 Spline Defender Steering Wheel

What size mountney wheel? I have a stock rrc steering wheel that is too big for my tastes. Would consider s trade for s smaller one
by RamblerRob
Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

I'm in courtenay. I can make myself available any time aside Tuesday evenings with a little bit of notice.
by RamblerRob
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Driveline angles
Replies: 7
Views: 858

Re: Driveline angles

No it's shifted back 5.5". Plus the angle of the output shafts is determined by the height of the engine in the chassis. The rear shouldn't be affected much by shifting the transfer case back as I'm just looking for parallel angles. At the front my understanding is that the front pinion should point...
by RamblerRob
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Driveline angles
Replies: 7
Views: 858

Re: Driveline angles

Finally throwing off the winter lethargy and getting back to work on this. I think I got enough weight on the chassis to simulate final ride height. Engine weight plus a couple of guys sitting on the front of the chassis. I figure that would be about the weight on the chassis without cargo or passen...
by RamblerRob
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: pls delete
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: 1964 Series 2A Hybrid

Cool truck. I like what they did with the dash... I wouldn't have thought about that.. GLWS
by RamblerRob
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts

@ Tony... do you want another?
by RamblerRob
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts

I have a gold 95 d1. Any or all of those parts are available. In Courtenay on van isle.

Robapps@live.com
by RamblerRob
Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Station Wagon Body
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Station Wagon Body

I have a 109 tub, floor, seat box & roof... not sure at all if any of that will interchange with 110
by RamblerRob
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: For sale misc series parts
Replies: 11
Views: 1463

Re: For sale misc series parts

Oh sorry I thought you meant repair panels
by RamblerRob
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: For sale misc series parts
Replies: 11
Views: 1463

Re: For sale misc series parts

What seat box panels do you have. And how much do you want for them?
by RamblerRob
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

Ok I think I've mailed out what pics were requested.
Pm me an email address if you are still waiting
by RamblerRob
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

So about pics... Please email me directly. Don't have my desktop pc right now and this forum has too restrictive size limits to post from my phone

RobApps@live.com
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: For sale misc series parts
Replies: 11
Views: 1463

Re: For sale misc series parts

I'm tempted on the loadspace seats. I have a gull wing tool box on one side though, does anyone know if they interfere with the inward facing seats?
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

Haven't forgot about pics of the seatbox just struggling with time management this week
by RamblerRob
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

I have some from seats but they aren't stock I don't think. Possibly defender or aftermarket. Also might have a step
by RamblerRob
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

I'll work on pics tonight. I do have drivers doors but be advised they are in rough shape
poncho wrote:Any chance of seeing some pics of the seat box and floor boards?
And do you happen to have a drivers door?

Thanks Frank
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: '95 d1 parts
Replies: 0
Views: 533

'95 d1 parts

I have a '95 disco 1 for parts. Fairly complete. I was told the engine and drivetrain are good but haven't ever had it running so can't say anything for sure. I still might need some parts but let me know if you are after anything in particular. Also have a good set of d1 front and rear axle/wheel a...
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Defender brake tower & manual steering box
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Defender brake tower & manual steering box

I picked up a defender brake pedal box, booster and master cylinder but it ended up not being suitable for my application. Available if anyone is interested. The brake fluid reservoir was damaged in shipping but otherwise in good shape. It's the type 80 booster from a non abs truck. Looking to recov...
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Series 109 station wagon body parts

I have some parts that I will probably not be using so I might as well try to recoup some of my costs on them. 109 safari roof in decent shape: 500$ 109 station wagon tub in fine shape with minor imperfections: $500 Seat box & floor boards all in decent shape: $200 Assorted doors & wings all in roug...
by RamblerRob
Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 53
Views: 13900

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

Finally got around to finishing this part of the project.. Or at least mostly. I've got the discovery rear seats mounted up. 60/40 split and they tip forward for extra space in the back or access to the jumpseats if I get them. Still need to get & mount seat belts as well as mount the latch that hol...
by RamblerRob
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 53
Views: 13900

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

I got it mounted and all looks good! I have a snorkle plate on the wing top on that size which will need a trim of about an 1 inch x 3 inches. I'm also going to have to re-work my air intake to the snorkle. Its going to have to go through the mudguard and back into the engine compartment through the...
by RamblerRob
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB Discovery Series 1 (Need body only, Epsom Green Pref.)
Replies: 6
Views: 701

Re: WTB Discovery Series 1 (Need body only)

I've got a parts disco that I don't need any more from body or interior
Now the bad news: I already took out the seats and cut a section of the floor out for my project.
The good news: I'd give you the bones pretty darn cheap if I could pull the drivetrain out first.
by RamblerRob
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 53
Views: 13900

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

Thanks to Ian doing all the work, ( :) )I got the Discovery 1 brake servo & Master cylinder mounted onto the series pedal box today :) Minor Mods to the pedal box to make way for the bolts that will hold the servo to the adapter/space plate Brake Servo - Series Pedal Box.JPG Plate has holes to match...
by RamblerRob
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Overdrive from roamers
Replies: 21
Views: 1991

Re: Overdrive from roamers

Can't quite think how that would work with an auto... Wouldn't you have to stop the vehicle before engaging or disengaging the overdrive? Seems like that would reduce the desirability of the OD considerably... Ray if it is a manual you would see some improvement but most of the 88 year here are auto...
by RamblerRob
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 2000 Land Rover For Sale -ENQUIRY ONLY
Replies: 8
Views: 1281

Re: 2000 Land Rover For Sale -ENQUIRY ONLY

What I do is bring up the pic on my screen then use the windows screen capture tool to save a screen/forum friendly version of it for posting purposes.
You could also open the image in a photo editor software that let's you manipulate image size.
by RamblerRob
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 109 Tub Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Re: 109 Tub Wanted

I have a 109 station wagon tub in good shape. Also have floor boards, seat box & tropical roof. A bunch of doors and fenders as well though not in great shape
by RamblerRob
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 53
Views: 13900

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

Brake Booster.JPG Discovery brake servo cludged into place on the series pedal box. Will need to do up a little bracket/spacer to set the booster far enough out from the pedal pin. The disco booster also has tiny short little bolts so Ill make the spacer big enough to bolt to the stock pedal box ho...
by RamblerRob
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Driveline angles
Replies: 7
Views: 858

Re: Driveline angles

Coming at this from another direction. As I won't have any final angles on anything until I've got it all set up with weight on the chassis. Right now I'm mostly concerned about where to set my engine mount height. I'm wondering if anyone with a fairly stock configuration tell me their TC/engine ang...
by RamblerRob
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Driveline angles
Replies: 7
Views: 858

Re: Driveline angles

You'd think I could answer that in a couple of words.. but no! Its a range rover classic LWB chassis/axles with a Series 109 body on top. TC is an LT230. I believe(fairly certain) it is using defender springs and the rear drive shaft is from a defender though it is too long for the new drivetrain so...