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by bsa_m21
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

That looks great 👍🏼 Also I may have missed this but what seats are you running? Thanks. I have a set of grey Britpart Defender seats, but while I’m doing the build, I’m using an old set of brown seats taken from a Triumph sports car rebuild I did years ago, for the mock ups. They are available chea...
by bsa_m21
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Well after much designing, bending, cutting, drilling, welding, trial fitting; swearing, beer, cutting welds, redesigning; more swearing, more beer, more bending, more cutting, more welding, more trial fittings, lots of grinding, lots of welding, lots more beer, and final test fitting..... here is m...
by bsa_m21
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: RRC Air Cleaner assembly wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: RRC Air Cleaner assembly wanted

Pm sent
by bsa_m21
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Stripping 03 Disco for parts
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Stripping 03 Disco for parts

I’m interested in brown/tan front seats.
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Aging Canadian Tire tires
Replies: 8
Views: 301

Re: Aging Canadian Tire tires

The wheels may be made for tubes, but my S2 has only ever had tubeless tires on all the 26 years I've had it. One wheel leaks very slowly, I need to top it a couple of times a year at most. The other 4, including the spare can go for a year or two without losing any air. All depends on the construc...
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Aging Canadian Tire tires
Replies: 8
Views: 301

Re: Aging Canadian Tire tires

Cracked tubed bias ply tires will last much longer than non-tubed radial tires. The side walls are stiffer to minimize flexing which causes the tube to heat up and eventually fail. Sidewall cracking is not uncommon, especially given the age of those. Having said that, your tire cracking is fairly se...
by bsa_m21
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Blowdown Pass - Glacier Lake Loop - Sept 19-20th 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 527

Re: Blowdown Pass - Glacier Lake Loop - Sept 19-20th 2020

Hey I need tires for my 100” build. Maybe I should head out with a battery powered impact and get some?

Poor sod that owned the Pathfinder must be pretty unhappy right about now. Hope no one got hurt.
by bsa_m21
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Blowdown Pass - Glacier Lake Loop - Sept 19-20th 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 527

Re: Blowdown Pass - Glacier Lake Loop - Sept 19-20th 2020

OK Andy - What's the story re the upside down 4x4 (Jeep?) at the side of the trail in this photo?

https://rover-landers.smugmug.com/Rover ... -PJz8wcj/A
upsidedown.jpg
You didn't push it off the road did you? :rolly:

M. :bounce:
by bsa_m21
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Bell housing gromett
Replies: 7
Views: 131

Re: Bell housing gromett

FYI - Cut a piece of thick black plastic or nylon to shape and silicone it in using a permanent silicone glue (not caulking). That is what I did 20 odd years ago (the grommets were impossible to find even then) on the advise of Dunsfold (S1 specialist in the UK). last year when I rebuilt the transmi...
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1957 Military 88"
Replies: 13
Views: 266

Re: 1957 Military 88"

That 2L engine looked like the head has been off for a long time. Did it still turn over? What state is it in now?

Ditto on looking forward to the story.

M.
by bsa_m21
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: RRC Air Cleaner assembly wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 272

RRC Air Cleaner assembly wanted

Hi all,

I'm looking for a Range Rover Classic air cleaner assembly. Preferably in the lower mainland if possible.

Looks like this:
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Thanks. :D
by bsa_m21
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1968 Series 2A 109 NADA Station Wagon - #740
Replies: 5
Views: 133

Re: 1968 Series 2A 109 NADA Station Wagon - #740

So join the club and you get access to a wealth of manuals and knowledge.
by bsa_m21
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: LR4 Overlander
Replies: 26
Views: 1024

Re: LR4 Overlander

Yea im worried about thay since these have the orange running lights built into them, covering them defeats the purpose of that Ill have to check what the actual law is. I would hate to have to cover them. This is what I found when I searched, before I decided to pay or fight the ticket. I paid it ...
by bsa_m21
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: LR4 Overlander
Replies: 26
Views: 1024

Re: LR4 Overlander

Looks great, but Do not make my mistake and not have covers for the off-road lights. Two weeks ago I got a $200 fine for not having them covered while driving on the highway. Stupid regulation, but one the buggers do enforce from time to time. :oops:

M.
by bsa_m21
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 66
Views: 17181

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

I like your shifter solution. I did something a bit different on my build, but with the same transmission indicator issue. I’m likely going to go with a 2-1/6” round gauge/PRND321 indicator from Autometer. https://www.autometer.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=Prndl#1&profile=products Looks like it will ...
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

So I got busy wth cardboard last night and mocked up the heater/defrost distribution box. A few pics: A725E813-AD9A-42CB-9E92-4A6384CFAF78.jpeg 5685381C-69CD-4693-8343-A7DFE7860DD0.jpeg 7FFE9C02-8271-40DB-A62E-80AAA3CC9D69.jpeg I think I might take an inch off the bottom. It seems too deep for my as...
by bsa_m21
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus

Martin, why do you think they went to the same buyer, all three are showing different successful bidders. Oops. I was looking at the closing bids and not the final buyer. The MA....... bidder was VERY keen on all three and I thought he got them. I see now that he/she was outbid in the last few minu...
by bsa_m21
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Alternator mystery
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Alternator mystery

ANDYD wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:45 pm
Hi John & Martin, thanks for the replies and information.

So what you are suggesting is testing while disconnected from the battery the 24 volt reading is normal, but once its connected to the battery it will only read / give my battery 14 volts?

Thanks for the link,

Cheers
Andy
Correct.
by bsa_m21
Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus

Well the 3rd 1997 Wolf, a soft top with 10k kms on it, went for $37,000!!!! All three went to the same buyer. Someone with money to burn I'd say. :rolly:
by bsa_m21
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Alternator mystery
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Alternator mystery

FYI - If the alternator has permanent magnets, it will produce power without a battery. The Lester alternator you have is the equivalent to a Delco 10SI. ( https://www.nationsstarteralternator.com/20-102-1-Alternator-Delco-10SI-Series-63-Amp-p/20-102-1.htm ) The alternator may be fine. The second yo...
by bsa_m21
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: series one aeroparts capstan winch
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: series one aeroparts capstan winch

Looks great. A word of caution .... never let ANYONE engage the dog clutch with the engine running. Always shut it off, engage and restart. I’ve heard horror stories of people engaging while running and breaking their crankshaft. :oops:

M.
by bsa_m21
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Next I drilled mounting screw holes and refit: BC6325D8-05E0-4CEE-BBBA-84491AA6E722.jpeg C12570FE-CEEC-4103-AF70-26490B5CFDEB.jpeg The final tunnel looks like: CFEFB3C8-DF49-4105-8FD0-8B8D6CEF7809.jpeg 8761C277-9B26-4351-B4A8-BCB92124AFFE.jpeg Then I figured out where and how to mount the hand brake...
by bsa_m21
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

This past weekend I finally built the transmission tunnel. First I mocked up (for the upteenth time) a design using Bristol board. F9203F91-13BA-428D-A62F-28042E9DB65F.jpeg 1F878013-6AE0-46EE-968F-3AECB58AB287.jpeg Then I cut out the panel shapes from 1/16” aluminum. A73AB83E-8B19-44FC-9AF2-D4FD578A...
by bsa_m21
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 53
Views: 2051

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Well, not much progress over the summer. Camping and day trips, and looking after the granddaughter every Fri/Sat put a damper on my progress. I did manage to get the bulkhead sand blasted a few weeks ago. Before: 8AB0E21A-D04C-46C1-997D-BF55373DD09C.jpeg After: 2D5A162B-43E3-48B2-991D-2A173A0C4DC9....
by bsa_m21
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Free alternators and free axle casing
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: Free alternators and free axle casing

Definitely leaf spring anyhow.
by bsa_m21
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus

:shock: The two hard top ambulances went for $30k EACH!! :shock:

Un frickin believable. :roll:
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus

Same bidder wants all three trucks. Must have deep pockets. :(
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus
Replies: 10
Views: 487

3 - 1997 Land Rover Wolf 110s on GCSurplus

Well there are still a few Land Rover Wolfs at Suffield that they are auctioning off. Two 110 Ambulances and a 110 soft top. All with 300 TDI's (I think). FS525191-942094.jpg Too bad the bidding is going to ridiculous heights - all by the same bidder. :( Go to: https://www.gcsurplus.ca/mn-eng.cfm an...
by bsa_m21
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Whipsaw and Beyond Off-Road Adventure 29th-31st Aug
Replies: 4
Views: 351

Re: Whipsaw and Beyond Off-Road Adventure 29th-31st Aug

Found a great article about the Whipshaw Trail and Rover-Landers from 2007, on autos.ca:

http://www.autos.ca/travel/feature-bf-g ... saw-trail/
by bsa_m21
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 3 Parts
Replies: 9
Views: 454

Re: Series 3 Parts

What kind of shape is the Windshield & it's frame in? Any pics?
by bsa_m21
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series Light Guards SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Series Light Guards

I'll take them! PM sent
by bsa_m21
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Yesterday... 124 Years Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Yesterday... 124 Years Ago

On Monday, 17th August, 1896, at the Crystal Palace, on the Italian Terrace, Mrs. Bridget Driscoll of Croydon was knocked down by a motor car and subsequently died. She was the first person in Britain to be the fatal victim of a motor car. Driscoll1.jpg Driscoll2.jpg And to this day the “motor-car” ...
by bsa_m21
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1968 Land Rover series IIA 109"
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Re: 1968 Land Rover series IIA 109"

There is a phone # above. Call him. 🤭
by bsa_m21
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1970 2a Upgrades
Replies: 64
Views: 7368

Re: 1970 2a Upgrades

Sweet fab job on the tank. And bonus - no Aluminum TIG Welding needed!

M.
by bsa_m21
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Great article on Manual Transmissions
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Great article on Manual Transmissions

I just read a great article on the "death" of manual transmissions being offered in now vehicles. Thought I pass on the link:

You-can-still-love-manual-transmissions-no-matter-what!!

Enjoy. :lwt:
by bsa_m21
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Free Brake Pads
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Free Brake Pads

They look like Defender 110 rear axle disk brake pads. Also will fit Disco 1/2 rear calipers and are more secure than the std Disco pads which are known for falling out when worn :?
by bsa_m21
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sandblasting firm for a bulkhead?
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Sandblasting firm for a bulkhead?

FYI - U blast was my first call, but was booked up and turned out to be a much higher the hourly rate anyhow. 😲
by bsa_m21
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sandblasting firm for a bulkhead?
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Sandblasting firm for a bulkhead?

FYI - I found a car resto firm in S Surrey, called Icing on the Car, that let’s you blast large parts yourself in their blasting bay, for a very reasonable hourly rate. Just did my bulkhead and front bumper this morning in 1.5 hrs. You need to supply you own mask/filter, gloves, ear plugs and face s...
by bsa_m21
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 300 TDi Bare Block
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: 300 TDi Bare Block

Contact Jeremy Pinney at Rocky Mountain Products in W Van (see links page on the main club website for details). He has several 300tdi engines.
by bsa_m21
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sandblasting firm for a bulkhead?
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Sandblasting firm for a bulkhead?

Does anyone in the lower mainland (BC only) know of a firm that can sandblast clean a bulkhead?

Thanks.
by bsa_m21
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th
Replies: 24
Views: 1218

Re: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th

Hey Andrew,

Great vids. Sorry I missed it.

FYI - your first video link is broken. (https://youtu.be/LauwI9LEES0)

Martin
by bsa_m21
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: steering box
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: steering box

Hey Matt,

I'll take the steering box it they don't want it. Mine on my 52-80" is fairly (totally) worn out....
by bsa_m21
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB series 3 88” or D90 project
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: WTB series 3 88” project

Ryan!!!! I thought you decided to stick with Defenders. No? :bounce:

M.
by bsa_m21
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Disco 1 - rear brakes won’t bleed
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Disco 1 - rear brakes won’t bleed

Well it turns out the pressure reducing unit was rusted solid internally. Although I changed the brake fluid when I got the truck, 2 years ago, who knows if it was ever changed prior to that. I ended up disconnecting all lines and blew them out with compressed air, pulled the m/c reservoir and spent...
by bsa_m21
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Disco 1 - rear brakes won’t bleed
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Disco 1 - rear brakes won’t bleed

Any gurus out there on bleeding D1 brakes? I just replaced my rear calipers and disks. I then followed the manual directions for bleeding, but nothing comes out the rear bleeders. So I started checking the brake lines to the abs modulator and pressure reducing unit (pru). Lines from the abs to the r...
by bsa_m21
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 66
Views: 17181

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

I agree with Jake. Looking good.

Hmmm. Although I wonder how you plan on getting at the fuse box once the wings are installed.

M
by bsa_m21
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Switch
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: Switch

Get yourself something like this or any motorcycle spring activated pull switch, bolt it to a plate and bend a spring to hook to the reverse adjuster plate to trigger it when you shift into reverse: https://www.amazon.ca/Aramox-Switch-Quality-Universal-Normally/dp/B07TTB68L4/ref=sr_1_15?dchild=1&gcl...
by bsa_m21
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!
Replies: 21
Views: 725

Re: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!

Let’s see. Series vehicles, eh. Hmmm. Some field repairs are ALWAYS to be expected..... :bounce: Broken, previously welded, gearshift lever - that’s why you need to keep vice grips handy to clamp onto the itty-bitty stud, so you can still shift. Broken 1/2 shaft. Relatively common on our decades old...
by bsa_m21
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: brake questions
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: brake questions

Hey Colin, 1. You can only keep the drums dry and make sure your axle breathers are working (prevents diff oil being pushed through the seals, ruining your pads). First time you use the vehicle after sitting a while any rust will disappear as soon as you hit the brakes the first time. 2. Any Dot 3/4...
by bsa_m21
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Winch pick up and hold?
Replies: 6
Views: 223

Re: Winch pick up and hold?

Sure. I am close to Delta also.