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by troy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: headlight buckets
Replies: 4
Views: 73

Re: headlight buckets

Well maybe I'll use them then .
by troy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: headlight buckets
Replies: 4
Views: 73

Re: headlight buckets

The series 2a iam building , didn't realize they came in some defenders . Was kind of bothering me about using them for the rebuild , I already have them just wondering if it's worth the money buying the steel Lucas ones
by troy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: headlight buckets
Replies: 4
Views: 73

headlight buckets

Has anyone used the plastic headlight buckets , ordered a pair expecting them to show up metal , do I order the metal Lucas ones or just use these ? Guess they won't rust but are the lights easy to adjust etc etc thanks
by troy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Thanks Matt , I really really want to get it done this year, but don't know if that's going to happen . It's crazy no matter how much I do on it there seems to be more and more to do lol
by troy
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Some more progress , put the rad and engine oil cooler on today , waiting for some pieces to continue wiring . Hoping to be able to start it soon .
by troy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Military hood latches

I ended up putting a military engine cooler in for the 2.5 diesel, or in the middle of doing that , with that installed .there is no way the hood latch is going in there with the cooler , could of went another route I guess but iam commited now . Also using the military straps and staples for the sp...
by troy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Military hood latches

Hopefully someone pipes up here or I'll be giving it a shot in the dark lol
by troy
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Military hood latches

Guess that helps eh lol it's a series 2a with the deluxe hood .
by troy
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Military hood latches

Can anyone help me out with measurements for military hood latches and cleats ,maybe a measurement from the front and side panel joints of the fender and from the front and edge of the hood , thanks Troy
by troy
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Military 2a grill
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Military 2a grill

Looking for a military grill for a 2 , 2a , ( does not have the hole for the hood latch) still looking for a engine oil cooler as well , thanks Troy
by troy
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 na fuel filter plumbing
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: 2.5 na fuel filter plumbing

I guess the question is what is the purpose of the check valve ? Will it be needed if i plumb both return lines back to tank and block the top fitting and the two side fittings on the filter housing.
by troy
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 na fuel filter plumbing
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: 2.5 na fuel filter plumbing

I emailed defenders North he recommended that both the return from the pump and the return from the injectors go to tank not the filter as this can cause air entrapment in the system and cause the motor.to run crappy . So how important is the check valve on the return line then ? I bought the lines ...
by troy
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 na fuel filter plumbing
Replies: 4
Views: 555

2.5 na fuel filter plumbing

can someone that has a 2.5 n/a give me a hand with the fuel line route . i ordered all the lines and a check valve for the filter housing , and the 2.5 filter assy . there is 2 inlet and outlets on the filter housing and a spot on top for a banjo fitting . i cannot seem to find anything online where...
by troy
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Rad

I phoned Jeremy yesterday he has 2 types one with plastic tanks and a copper one which one did you end up buying ? Do you know if the inlet and outlet of the S3 rads are smaller diameter than the S2 rads?
by troy
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Rad

Matt is your S3 rad a original piece or aftermarket replacement ?
by troy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Rad

sounds like the cracking is a common thing with these early rads ? Just concerned about the aftermarket rads that are available any feedback from anyone running them ?
by troy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Rad

This is a stretch but looking for a early series 2 / 2a square top rad , one without cracked tanks , the 3 I've taken to the rad shop were nfg , all had broken tanks the guy at the rad shop said he could solder up the cracks but they would just break again . Thanks Troy
by troy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Trying to kind of run the lines like they were originally .
by troy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Finally got to the brake and clutch lines this weekend , hoping to have them done and bled by the weekend then onto the new wiring harness.
by troy
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: posting withdrawn
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: FS 1984 Series 3 109 5 door station wagon $6500

What's your s2a 109 like ?
by troy
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Master cylinder hookup
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Master cylinder hookup

Question for early defender owners , hooking up my master cyl part number NRC 8690 , the front fitting is 12 mm the back fitting is smaller , which line goes to what brakes ? Iam assuming the 12 mm fitting line goes to the front brakes but have read conflicting things about this depending if it's a ...
by troy
Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Proportional valve
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Proportional valve

Thanks
by troy
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Proportional valve
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Proportional valve

Is that disc on front and drums on the back?
by troy
Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Proportional valve
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Proportional valve

Changed from a single master cylinder to dual power brakes , type 50 booster with a d110 master cylinder, with this and disc brakes on the front and stock 88 drums on the back should I be putting a proportioning valve on the back brakes ? Does anyone have any experience in converting to power brakes...
by troy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Thanks Matt , hoping to get at it this weekend .
by troy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

it's hard with other stuff going on in life . Just have to get it done before everything goes electric lol
by troy
Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Bulkhead back from paint

Thought I'd show everyone what I'm doing , started this about 11 years ago when I bought the marsland chassis , I built the diffs a couple years after and everything has sat since then until a year ago . Nos leaf springs from Ike , power brakes , roamerdrive , I rebuilt the trans and transfer box pl...
by troy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Exhaust for Series 2/3 88"
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Re: Exhaust for Series 2/3 88"

Sent you a pm
by troy
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted heater controls
Replies: 0
Views: 369

Wanted heater controls

Looking for the the three heater control cables plus the mounting panel for them for a early series 2a , also looking for the transition piece from the bulkhead to the transmission tunnel for a 4 cylinder bulkhead. Thanks Troy
by troy
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: window defrost hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 439

Re: window defrost hoses

Thanks I'll give them a call , how about the route , have you seen them go behind the speedo and then up ? The vent controls I have are the knob type not the lever . With the hoses routed behind they get squashed.
by troy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: door shocks
Replies: 1
Views: 183

door shocks

missing the door shocks or limiters for my build its a series 2 bulkhead with the bolt on type limiters. need both sides any chance someone has a pair kicking around ? could get by with the tubes as i have a pair of the insides but would like to buy complete if possible. thanks troy
by troy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: window defrost hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 439

window defrost hoses

wondering what people are using on the Kodiak heater for defrost hoses ? my original ones are toast , also getting the bulkhead together and ready for paint but have to put the holes in it for the heater hoses as it does not have any right now, i have the Bakelite knobs for the vent controls and its...
by troy
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Oil cooler
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Oil cooler

I contacted Turner's and they have a kit , that comes with a plate and a plug , have to pull some stuff off the adapter . Might be just easier to put the cooler on lol .
by troy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Oil cooler
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Oil cooler

Hi , working on my project have a 2.5 n/a in a series , motor had a oil cooler on it , I was going to put one on the series then started thinking I probably really don't need the cooler , if I want to discard the cooler is it as easy as pulling the lines and plugging the holes in the oil filter adap...
by troy
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Crankshaft driven koenig
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: Crankshaft driven koenig

That would be great Matt thanks
by troy
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Crankshaft driven koenig
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Crankshaft driven koenig

Damaged my crank driven Koenig today looking for the support and the brake lever and brake assy all for the non drive side of the winch , looking for replacement parts or info on a place where I can get the pieces thanks Troy
by troy
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1965 Series 109 Project - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: 1965 Series 109 Project

I sent you a pm about the 109. Troy
by troy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Rod torque
Replies: 0
Views: 427

Rod torque

Does anyone know what the rod torque for a 2.5 n/a is ? I've looked but cannot seem to find it . Thanks troy
by troy
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Rear seat
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: Rear seat

I see there are a couple aftermarket ones also but pricey , did the astrovan seat sit in between the wheel wells or on top ? What did you do for seatbelts ?
by troy
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Rear seat
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Rear seat

Wanting to fit a forward facing rear bench seat in my 88 , what are good options? Somewhere a while back I read about a aftermarket seat that is a bench fits in the series and folds forward when not in use ,but for the life of me I can't seem to find the seat in my searches . Thanks Troy
by troy
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: 109 military frames

Rob sent you a pm . Troy
by troy
Tue May 29, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 868

Re: Frame Galvanizing

Mike what was the name of the place in Spokane you took your pieces to ?
by troy
Sun May 27, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 td
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: 2.5 td

I have a overdrive for the 88 and I will be running 4.7 gear still , I want the reliability , maybe I should just leave it n/a . I live in a valley here in the Kootenays and every way out is some sort of hill the extra power would be nice I'm sure on the flat it should do ok . My 88 has to weigh alo...
by troy
Sun May 27, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 td
Replies: 3
Views: 326

2.5 td

he guys hoping someone can share a little experience , i bought a 2.5 na for my 88 that iam building , ended up taking it apart , it has cracked head so i bought a head for it bottom end looks good , just going to measure the clearances and put back together . i started doing a little research and f...
by troy
Sun May 20, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Injection cover
Replies: 0
Views: 459

Injection cover

Has anyone ever put a 200 tdi front cover off a discovery on a 2.5 na diesel ? Read somewhere if you use a 200 cover the pump is positioned higher and then you can use both series mounts on the 2.5 na . can anyone confirm or deny this before I look for a cover . Iam putting a 2.5 in my 88 and I have...
by troy
Sun May 20, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Disco 200 tdi
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Disco 200 tdi

Looking for a discovery 200 tdi front cover , both halves thanks . Troy
by troy
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Rad

Looking for a rad for a series 2 or early 2a (the square tank top type) my top tank is cracked and has been previously repaired ,the rad man doesn't want to repair it saying it will eventually crack again. Doesn't matter the condition of the core I will be getting it recored just something with good...
by troy
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: front wings
Replies: 0
Views: 371

front wings

looking for good front wings for s2 or early 2a thanks
by troy
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: clutch plate and pressure plate
Replies: 0
Views: 407

clutch plate and pressure plate

can someone clarify this for me , iam putting a 2.5na diesel in my 64 88 , i want to use a 9.5 clutch i should be ordering the pressure plate for a late 2a with the ring on the fingers correct ? the transmission is a suffix c and has the early throwout bearing style. the later series 3 9.5 pressure ...