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by red90
Wed May 08, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Which intake is this
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Which intake is this

Are you sure it is a 2.25?
by red90
Wed May 08, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB Land Rover Defender side frames “T” piece
Replies: 9
Views: 138

Re: WTB Land Rover Defender side frames “T” piece

They sell the pieces. You only get the ones you need. A complete apiece would cost you that much just in shipping.
by red90
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Defender parts compatibility, Which Parts Fit?
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Defender parts compatibility, Which Parts Fit?

It depends. Most of the dash stuff is the same from 84 to 2001. Defender parts are super easy to find and are usually very cheap. You just need to download a a parts catalogue and look up the part numbers or use an online catalogue. For the gauge cluster, a Raptor binnacle is a better choice than a ...
by red90
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Narrow track Sankey Trailer - Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Narrow track Sankey Trailer - Sold

This is still available. Make me an offer!

Sold.
by red90
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Narrow track Sankey Trailer - Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Narrow track Sankey Trailer - Sold

In Calgary. $1200 OBO or $1000 with the original ex-MOD tires. Trailer is in great condition. No rust. Original undercoating on the chassis. These have the same track as a Series so tow well behind them. I've had it for 15 years. It tows great. I taken it on many long trips. - Surge brakes work well...
by red90
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Bleeding Cav pump
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Bleeding Cav pump

One of the problems is the fuel routing they use with those engine. The return line goes to the fuel filter and this traps air in a loop. Getting rid of that can help a lot. Also watch out for the non return valve on the return line into the filter. If it has any resistance, then the air won't want ...
by red90
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Defender Coil Springs - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Defender Coil Springs for sale

FYI - The Defender front springs in Andy's set are the same as stock Disco rear springs, and can be used on the front of a D1. The rear springs are about 2" longer then D1 rear springs and have a WAY heavier spring rate. You could use them on a Disco 1, if you have a roof rack and tent and other he...
by red90
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: LT77
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: LT77

A box from a TD will be all wrong. Wrong gearing, not strong enough and wrong input shaft.
by red90
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: LT77
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: LT77

A 95 would have an R380.
by red90
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 212
Views: 22093

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

Sounds like bad u-joints. There are only those two sizes. The smaller ones are not used on anything but Land Rovers so your dad won’t have any luck locally. The larger ones are 1310s and commoner than dirt.

I always use Hardy Spicer joints from the UK and they always fit.
by red90
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Don't mix tire sizes on AWD's
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Don't mix tire sizes on AWD's

The problem is the design of an LT230 causes oil starvation to the center diff at speed. Any appreciable differential action while drive fast smokes them quickly.
by red90
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 212
Views: 22093

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

cbalme wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:41 pm
I'm not sure if the speedo works but if it doesn't I'll be replacing it with a kilometers per hour gauge.
Stick something in the drive and spin. It does not take much for the needle to move.
by red90
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2018 Suzuki Jimny
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: 2018 Suzuki Jimny

There is a Defender body kit available. https://www.damd.co.jp/products/suzuki/jimny_little-d/

Yes, the Jimny is much more of a Land Rover than Land Rover will ever produce.
by red90
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 212
Views: 22093

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

Under the truck, you want heat shields. Don't wrap it.
by red90
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Edmonton Defender advice wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Re: Edmonton Defender advice wanted

It is owned by an ALRE club member in Edmonton. It went from one club member to another.
by red90
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Edmonton Defender advice wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Re: Edmonton Defender advice wanted

The price seems in the reasonable ballpark. An ex-MOD truck with a 200TDI conversion. It is typical for them to sell lower.

If you want an inspection and/or appraisal, contact the Sport Car Centre. http://www.sportscarcentre.ca/ They have Defender experts on staff.
by red90
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Daylight running lights RR Classic
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Daylight running lights RR Classic

The simplest is to buy a DRL module. They are $10 or so. They measure the voltage and do not turn the lights on until they detect the alternator is charging.
by red90
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: headlight buckets
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: headlight buckets

What vehicle? They are normal factory items in Defenders.
by red90
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Head light bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: Head light bulbs

I made my own wiring loom with relays and fuses all mounted on a board fixed to the inner edge of the driver's side wing. I'll be very interested to get a user update on the LED bulbs. At one stage I considered fitting Trucklites and addressing the snow problem by fitting headlamp washers and wiper...
by red90
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Head light bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: Head light bulbs

Step 1 is to install a headlight relay. The stock wiring is really bad and is the biggest impact on headlight output. There are a few options out there. This one has the right wiring length for a Defender: https://www.paddockspares.com/boomslang-performance-headlight-loom.html Step 2 is to get bette...
by red90
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Head light bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: Head light bulbs

What vehicle?
by red90
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Re: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

TimberPig wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:24 pm
This is the same truck as posted a few ads down the page as Shabby Chic Series III 88.
Yes, here: http://www.roverlanders.bc.ca/roverforu ... =3&t=10040
by red90
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Re: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

I just realized that it is at Ray Wood's shop (Roamerdrive HQ). That should be a good sign.
by red90
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Re: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

Go look at it and drive it and decide for yourself. Not everyone's wife is the same.... Looks like a nice truck. It is best to either take along a knowledgable person or plan to have it inspected at a Rover shop.
by red90
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 1998 Disco 1 Brake issue
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: 1998 Disco 1 Brake issue

A leaking ABS valve can cause the pedal to go to the floor.
by red90
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Importing a Vehicle
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Re: Importing a Vehicle

If you paid VAT you can apply to get it refunded.
by red90
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Master cylinder hookup
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: Master cylinder hookup

Front = front, rear = rear.

It is best to look at the parts catalog as it shows the piping setup for each of the different styles through the years.
by red90
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Proportional valve
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Proportional valve

Yes and the drums are identical to an 88.
by red90
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Proportional valve
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Proportional valve

90s with drums don’t use a proportioning valve.
by red90
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 12
Views: 426

Re: series 3 trans swap into series 2

oldgravy wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:33 am
...but I would hate to think how much a recon'ed R380 with the short bell housing would cost.
$2000 from Ashcroft delivered.
by red90
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Centre Storage Box - Chubby ? ( SOLD )
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Centre Storage Box - Chubby ?

Is this really the right site to be selling chubbys?

;/
by red90
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 NA to 300tdi conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: 2.5 NA to 300tdi conversion

A Defender 200TDI is a much easier swap. It was designed to be a bolt in swap. Easily done in a day. A 300TDI requires quite a few modifications and there are various routes to take. In either case, I suggest getting the gearbox and transfer case that match the engine. It avoids issues with having p...
by red90
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine

Most Land Rover parts suppliers are two days from the UK not two weeks or maybe Rocky Mountain has them in stock.
by red90
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine

Why not just buy a bunch from a Rover parts supplier and not go through the hassle? They are most likely not available anymore from local sources. Genuine ones are only around $10.
by red90
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Clutch Replacement Vancouver Area
Replies: 9
Views: 522

Clutch Replacement Vancouver Area

I doubt they work fixed rate. They give an estimate and charge actual time. I’ve never seen any place other than dealers that charge fixed rate.
by red90
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry

IMO, there is no point going there. There is nothing much to see and you can't get through. You are just tearing up a hiking trail that is not passable with vehicles and giving the 4WD community a bad name. There are interesting places to go. Tuk is probably not one either. People just go there to d...
by red90
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry

You can drive to the border and back. I’m not sure there is a point though. It is just a regular road.
by red90
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry

Where exactly are you meaning? The Canol road is not passable.
by red90
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Land Rover Defender Seat options
Replies: 18
Views: 932

Re: Land Rover Defender Seat options

Except that is a series. You don’t need to get under the seat to access the battery regularly.
by red90
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Land Rover Defender Seat options
Replies: 18
Views: 932

Re: Land Rover Defender Seat options

ryancr500 wrote:My Land Rover came with an unknown set of seats that aren't stock. They're reasonably comfortable but are pretty beat up.
Used stock seats are usually not hard to find as the guys that spend a ton restoring their trucks buy expensive aftermarket seats.
by red90
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Land Rover Defender Seat options
Replies: 18
Views: 932

Re: Land Rover Defender Seat options

You can also just retrim the stock ones. Re-trim kits are around $100. IMO, they are quite comfortable. Defender seat come standard with three across. In one of my trucks, I used a Series "deluxe" centre seat (they are quite cheap new) and mounted it on some old series sliders that I narrowed to fit...
by red90
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Land Rover Defender Seat options
Replies: 18
Views: 932

Re: Land Rover Defender Seat options

Getting to the battery is always the issue.
by red90
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: window defrost hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: window defrost hoses

I alway use Greenline Hose TPR duct.

https://www.greenlinehose.com/content/H ... H11_08.pdf
by red90
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: What oil do I use on Series II - all areas
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: What oil do I use on Series II - all areas

Engine oil does not matter much. Whatever XW40 that you like, with the X based on how cold you plan on starting it in. No need to go heavy on the second number unless it is so worn out there is no oil pressure. Gearbox oil, a manual transmission lube is the best choice. It provides better shifting a...
by red90
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1960 SII 109 Teardown
Replies: 88
Views: 20071

Re: 1960 SII 109 Teardown

3/8" BSW (coarse whitworth) originally. Newer drums on Defenders are 8 mm, so if a new drum was used, it could be that.

I assume you have the adjusters backed off?
by red90
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Oil cooler
Replies: 4
Views: 335

Re: Oil cooler

Yes you can plug the holes. There are factory trucks without oil coolers.
by red90
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1960 SII 109 Teardown
Replies: 88
Views: 20071

Re: 1960 SII 109 Teardown

That spindle with the stuck bearing is toast anyway with so many deep gouges, so I would just replace it. To remove the drum, you need to put a normal hex head bolt into the threaded hole and push it off.
by red90
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 71Rover Series 2A gear shifter swivels?
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: 71Rover Series 2A gear shifter swivels?

On the gear lever's ball, there is a slot. A screw engages this slot to prevent it from turning. Have a look to see if the screw is engaged into the slot. Also look to make sure everything else is in there properly and not worn out. If you don't have a workshop manual, you should pick one up or down...