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TD5 90 Project

Discussion in 'Members Vehicles/Projects' started by KISSMYAURA, Jun 9, 2016.

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  1. dieseldog69

    dieseldog69 Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    BFG KO2 in 235/85 r16 for me ;)

    The BFGs are a super tyre, good wear and good traction even in snow.

    235/85 r16 coz they are a very common standard size and they will give good flotation in regular pressures and when you air down they give quite a formidable footprint.

    Tried and tested combination for ya :)
     
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    Tbh I can only suggest the above, it’s my next tyre of choice in the same size !
     
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    +1 235/85 they just look right ;)
     
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    I am running 285/75 16 KM2's, Which were on the 90 when I got it.

    If I was to replace them then I would probably get 265 /75/16 instead as I think they are a nice balance.

    But I do have offsets on the wheels, not sure what they are , I would have to look at the receipt the PO gave me.

    Cheers
     
  6. Retroanaconda

    Retroanaconda Well-Known Member

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    238/85R16 all the way.

    Wider tyres look silly and add no traction benefits in the sort of conditions you are talking about. And they will cover the sides of your car with mud.
     
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    SkillzTom Active Member

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    But some of us like to show off that we get muddy... *Smiley face*
     
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  8. dieseldog69

    dieseldog69 Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    marjon Well-Known Member

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    We use the cheap stuff it’s free:) that was just off to pick up some hay bails.

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    neilly Well-Known Member

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    That stuff gets expensive when you use it by the gross load, plus putting it on and making it look good takes time and skill. First time I use dit , I made a right mess!
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    Cheers
     
  11. dieseldog69

    dieseldog69 Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    Your poor 90 LOL :eek:
     
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    neilly Well-Known Member

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    Only joking, I did not use the spray cans, I purchased many 20 ltr drums of the stuff, made a big puddle and drove through it.
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    Cheers
     
  13. KISSMYAURA

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    Oil change Diffs, Trans, Gearbox & Grease props, nipple covers have done a superb job, I do like clean nipples :p
    Changed rear bump stops, and front diff flange and seal as it was leaking, got to do both swivels and stub axle seals this year, too much grease getting into front diff oil.
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    MTF 94 makes me puke, it stanks!! :mad::(:eek:
    Twas very clean, and no shiny swarf etc, but it still stanks,fresh or old. Its like cabin puss :rolleyes:
     
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    dieseldog69 Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    When you fit that mud shield on the new output flange, don't bother with trying to nip it with a clout, just degrease the shield and output, rough them up with emery, one last wipe with acetone/meths and then use bearing lock to secure it in place or it just ends up coming loose later on.
     
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    ha! I use locktite 209 i think!
     
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    Finally got defender rear window sticker back from the printers, very pleased!

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    Chucked my zxl's on my new wheels all good for now, got other things to spend money on instead of new tyres.
    (after adjusting my drive flange bolts of course...:mad:)

    A two post lift and me new car port for example...wooooo hoooo!!!

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    Steering ball joint today, easy job.
    Thanks to LRToolbox /Trailer fitter for the tips....


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    Changed drive flange bolts for round Hex (HT A4 Stainless) ;)
    Popped new flanges going to try to paint the old ones, zinc plated :eek: steel horrible lasts 5 mins.

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