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well needed restoration of my series 2a

Discussion in 'Series Land Rovers' started by 90truckcab, Apr 19, 2009.

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  1. 90truckcab

    90truckcab Well-Known Member

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    dont kno about darken, it will deepen a colour, usualy reds and blues, why would i want to darken it anyways ? the shade it has dropped is un noticable untill its next to a newly sprayed part, still looks as new as day 1 :)
     
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    Hello there,
    did read your story about your restoration and saw your simple puller to pull of the cam gear. I like to make the same puller, but don't know which bolts to us. Can you tell me which bolts/size you used?

    Thanks Eelco
     
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    90truckcab Well-Known Member

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    hi, they were 3/8 unc bolts 2" long , high tensile i think
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Absolutely fantastic! Makes me want to do a S2 now! Thank you for the inspiration, hints and tips along the way and such a great thread!
     
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    90truckcab Well-Known Member

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    yeah, its gorra be done mate, get yer self one, ther cheap enough, took me 3 years on and off but enjoyed every day of it :)
     
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    90truckcab Well-Known Member

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    well were off for its second mot next week, a years flown like it was yesterday
     
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    So that means it must be your first anniversary as well then :D Congrats and all that **** :cool:
     
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    Wow! Just read this in one hit. What a fantastic job.

    Truly inspirational. Did you ever get anywhere with the book idea?
     
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    Fantastic work - the restoration obviously, but also for sharing your progress! It's a real help for me as a complete novice to see how everything fits together.
    :high5:
     
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    Well, still having problems stopping it, so it's back in the workshop and as a last resort I'm fitting a servo and pedal box from a series 3 , least it will behave it's self in modern driving conditions , some pics to follow , drivers wings off, pedals out, new pedal painted and refurbished, servo mounted to box, manifold removed and drilled and and tapped for vac pipe , just wait in for a free afternoon to put it all back together then am back on the road
     
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    samc88 Drivels spiritual representative

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    You actually managed to find a proper series 3 pedal box! Couldnt find one for mine for love nor money, had to modify a defender one in the end
     
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    Yeah, was lucky really. Saved one from the scrap , turned out to be a good one
     
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    Have you not done that bit of a job yet, you were talking about that weeks ago :p
     
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    Nah, no rush stu , just plodding like usual , works been busy so makin the most of it at the mo , tractors doin more miles than me Landys of late, nice weather's slowin work down too, am meltin
     
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    Wow, What a fantastic job! provided some inspiration !
     
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    Wow what a great thread. I wish I had the time, patience, skills, money and work space to do all this.

    Now I think about it. I'm bloody lucky I've got one at all. ;)
     
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    Hi 90truckcab,I'm new on here and about to start the resurrection of my S2a sub. Your thread is inspirational with great advice and photos to help
     
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    bruv , i just gone thru 33 pages, cracking job mate
     
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