Search found 545 matches

by HeadDamage
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Porting a 2.25l?
Replies: 7
Views: 116

Re: Porting a 2.25l?

2.5 diesel camshaft really helps the 2.25 petrol motor.
by HeadDamage
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Any shippers in west Vancouver or storage options
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: Any shippers in west Vancouver or storage options

Send me a pm, I'm in Calgary and might know a place it can be stored in the lower mainland till my next trip.
by HeadDamage
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: New tires tire pressure
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: New tires tire pressure

I usually run my 225/75r16 tires on the RRC at 40 to 50 psi for improved mileage, less if I want more comfort.
by HeadDamage
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Bent halfshaft?
Replies: 9
Views: 239

Re: Bent halfshaft?

That is what one looks like before it snaps completely.
by HeadDamage
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series 3 Ashtay
Replies: 4
Views: 503

Re: Series 3 Ashtay

It is on top of the dash close to the windshield in the middle.
by HeadDamage
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series 3 Ashtay
Replies: 4
Views: 503

Re: Series 3 Ashtay

I've got one from a military 90/110, not sure how close it would be.
by HeadDamage
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: ARB Winch Bumper for Land Rover Discovery 1 - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 595

Re: ARB Winch Bumper for Land Rover Discovery 1 - For Sale

Would it be remotely practical to modify it to fit a defender?
by HeadDamage
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Diesel Bro’s Defender Episode
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Re: Diesel Bro’s Defender Episode

I saw that last year. Apparently you need to be a master engineer 1st class to do a RHD to LHD conversion on a vehicle that is built to be assembled in either configuration ;)
by HeadDamage
Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: RRC door latch issue
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: RRC door latch issue

Didn't remember right away but I think that I've had something similar happen but it was either the inside or the out side not working. Took the inner panel off and got access to a rod that had slipped it's connection. Other than some luck with a slim jim I don't know how to open it if both are not ...
by HeadDamage
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: RRC door latch issue
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: RRC door latch issue

Paint it orange and call it the General Lee?
by HeadDamage
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Cancelled for 2020 Vancouver BC to Tuktoyaktuk trip - planning
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Possible Vancouver BC to Tuktoyaktuk trip - planning

Having done this before I'd suggest going in late Aug/early Sept, less bugs, more color, more norther lights.
by HeadDamage
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Bias ply tires
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: Bias ply tires

Terrible flat spots when cold. Try to follow ruts on road. Slippery on wet or snowy roads.

Strong side walls.
by HeadDamage
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Used Roamerdrives
Replies: 7
Views: 824

Re: Used Roamerdrives

Will these fit in a RRC that has an LT77/LT230 driveline?
by HeadDamage
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Just arrived back in Calgary, 1836 km round trip but it was worth it. Great job putting on the NWC Roverlanders!
by HeadDamage
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Thank you rgallant, looks like I have a co-driver.
by HeadDamage
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

I'm officially looking for a co-driver now as none of my options can get the time off of work. Anyone looking to co-drive?
by HeadDamage
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Exmod Trucks?
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: Exmod Trucks?

Apparently it has had a hard life since I sold it in 2003.
by HeadDamage
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Heavy duty axles shafts and CV's for late model Defender/RRC/Disco 1
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: Heavy duty axles shafts and CV's for late model Defender/RRC/Disco 1

I'm hoping someone wants some hens teeth. Feel free to make an offer ;)
by HeadDamage
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Heavy duty axles shafts and CV's for late model Defender/RRC/Disco 1
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Heavy duty axles shafts and CV's for late model Defender/RRC/Disco 1

Below axle sets are new old stock Rovertracs heavy duty units for thin drive flange trucks like NAS 90, RRC, Disco 1 etc... One unused pair of rear half shafts 24 spline both ends. $750 One unused pair front axle shafts with matching CV joints, 24 spine diff end, 30 spline inner CV, 24 spline drive ...
by HeadDamage
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Any chance of taking part without a co-driver? I assume that some stages would require two people to complete so likely not.
by HeadDamage
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Exmod Trucks?
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: Exmod Trucks?

My old 110 was forsale on here, not sure if it sold. Have a look, Mike from Whistler had it listed in the for sale section.
by HeadDamage
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Waiting to hear back from possible co-drivers, seems to be poor timing for my usual suspects.
by HeadDamage
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 5th & 6th 2019

It it likely to be basecamp or mobile camp?
by HeadDamage
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3470

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 5th & 6th 2019

Any idea where in BC it will be this year?
by HeadDamage
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Land Rover North West Challenge - Oct 6-7 2018 - Bend OR USA
Replies: 2
Views: 781

Re: Land Rover North West Challenge - Oct 6-7 2018 - Bend OR USA

Is there a date and location for the 2019 NW Challenge?
by HeadDamage
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Ex-MOD D110 Selling everything
Replies: 36
Views: 2316

Re: Ex-MOD D110 Selling everything

I'm interested in the truck without the extras. This was my first 110 and I drove it to Inuvik an back in 1999 with the Boarder to Boarder group.
by HeadDamage
Mon May 20, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Rover project in chilliwack?
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Rover project in chilliwack?

If it's the one I'm thinking of Tony K knows the owner I believe.
by HeadDamage
Wed May 08, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Which intake is this
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: Which intake is this

I can see what looks like the top of the 2.25 injection pump in the photo so I think he has a 2.25 unless it is a hybrid of a 2.25 and a 2.5 which has been done.
by HeadDamage
Wed May 08, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Which intake is this
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: Which intake is this

2.5 na diesel
by HeadDamage
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Flat towing question
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Flat towing question

Can I flat tow a 90 with my 2500HD Silverado in BC? I'm thinking that I'm very close to the point of requiring a braking system on the towed vehicle under BC rules.
by HeadDamage
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Narrow track Sankey Trailer - Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 401

Re: Narrow track Sankey Trailer

Depending on timing I could pick this up in Calgary and bring it to the Elk Valley/Fernie if that helps anyone. Might also be doing a trip from Calgary to Salmon Arm in a few months.
by HeadDamage
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: RRC Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 783

Re: RRC Parts

I'd take it but I'm in Elkford and wouldn't be able to get out there for a few months at least. I have a 1993 green swb rrc and could use the spares.
by HeadDamage
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: RRC Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 783

Re: RRC Parts

Where is it?
by HeadDamage
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 16
Views: 1980

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

Was intending to build a 110 three door but not sure now.
by HeadDamage
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 16
Views: 1980

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

I'm committed to a new project now... Yesterday I did a 1300 km round trip to Idaho and back and now there is an Isuzu 4bd1t with a KLR performance turbo and an LT95 all with about 50000 original miles in the back of my 2500HD. These came out of an ex military Australian Perentie 6x6. I was trying t...
by HeadDamage
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 16
Views: 1980

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

If all works out I should have my hot little hands on a nice low mileage 4bd1t by this time tomorrow.
by HeadDamage
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Centre seat defender
Replies: 8
Views: 2496

Re: Centre seat defender

I still have the center seat, no one has asked for it. Located in Calgary.
by HeadDamage
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 16
Views: 1980

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

Seems to be gone.
by HeadDamage
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Need engine to measure for EV adapter in Parksville area.
Replies: 7
Views: 727

Re: Need engine to measure for EV adapter in Parksville area.

Flywheel housing should cover what you need for 4 cylinder land rovers from the 50's to the early 90's.
by HeadDamage
Sun May 20, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Disco 200 tdi
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Re: Disco 200 tdi

pm sent
by HeadDamage
Sat May 12, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series front brakes
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Re: Series front brakes

Are the shoes on the right way round and properly adjusted?
by HeadDamage
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Degreeing the cam
Replies: 5
Views: 595

Re: Degreeing the cam

It's been over 30 years since my petrol building rover days but the last motor I did used a 2.5 cam and it seemed to be really good. I think I used a dial indicator and magnetic base to set it up.
by HeadDamage
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 1194

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

Change is bad, leaving the trees was the first big mistake... or maybe it was the ocean?
by HeadDamage
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: various 2.5NA parts
Replies: 7
Views: 1191

Re: various 2.5NA parts

You can build a nice 2.5L gas motor using the diesel block, crank, con rods, pistons, camshaft and mixing that with the gas timing parts and casing and the gas head.
by HeadDamage
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: various 2.5NA parts
Replies: 7
Views: 1191

Re: various 2.5NA parts

That depends if it is a 3 or 5 main to some extent. A surprising number of parts swap between all the way from the 2.25 up to the 200tdi.