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What have you done to your Landie today.

Discussion in 'General Land Rover Forum' started by madfrank, Aug 26, 2008.

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  1. congo181

    congo181 Well-Known Member

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    Ha. Which ones??
     
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    Hicap phill Well-Known Member

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    That’s also an early front panel;)
    Cranking handle hole & bonnet lock
     

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    congo181 Well-Known Member

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    Ah ok. So the vehicle was originally bought new for use as a mobile sprayer for weed control on highway hard shoulders.
    There’s a huge Hardy sprayer that mounts on the back of the pickup bed, and a huge steel boom that mounts to front of the chassis rails.
    The hole on the left of the photo was for the electrical connection to the boom.
    The hole on the right of the photo was for the pipe that fed the boom. It was also sprayed yellow (badly) and still sports the yellow beacons and ‘Highway Maintenance’ badges on the tailgate. 0DD4A07B-E0BD-472B-8256-4C58CD213E04.jpeg
    It’s an ‘87, so pre ‘defender’ and just a ‘110’.
     
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    congo181 Well-Known Member

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    Installed the reconditioned expansion tank and bracket today.
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    Brown Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Had a quick look at the transmission oil levels. The oil in the axles is still yellow in colour rather than black, despite having been in there around a year. Imagine my surprise.
     
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    congo181 Well-Known Member

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    Today I did the screen wash bottle bracket and the top radiator brackets.
    Where the brackets were originally just plated, I’ve painted them in cold galv paint. I can’t decide if I like it yet :)
    also on show is one of my birthday presents (it’s today). I guess my family knows me well. I also got a set of replacement lights, a set of side decals and a LR key ring :)
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    That’s my kind of birthday present!:cool:
     
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    Picked up a wee fuel cut off solenoid, now where to fit?

    Was thinking diverting the fuel line into the seat box?
    But it's passing down the now, so I'll look later 20211008_141006.jpg
     
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    put her in for the MOT passed with an advisory on brake pipe it said it was coated in a substance:D:D and front discs are a little worn not bad for 31 year old
     
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    Completed Rudland Rig in the North York Moors on Wednesday. It was absolutely spectacular for photos


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    Great to see a Defender owner smiling rather than gurning at the latest head-scratcher, breakdown, loose earth the list goes on.
     
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    My Old Landy Slowly rusting away...... Full Member

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    I drove it for 7 hours. I feel like I have just had a pan galactic gargle blaster lol
     
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    Don't Panic.

    Cheers
     
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    You need heated leather RX8 seats, a good amount of Silent Coat, a large flask of good strong hot coffee and an wonderfully sex crazed woman of choice in the passenger seat who repairs Land Rovers for a day job. Combined, they transform Old Tratters...:D

    eta the answer for this type of woman is 42 ;)
     
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    As long as you didn’t have more than two you’ll be fine :)
     
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    More de-rusting of the chassis.
    Hopefully be ready to paint soon.
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    Finally painted the rest of the chassis today. Also did the A-frame arms. Are they suppose to swing freely on the top joints? Cos they didn’t :)
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    Converted rusty spring to shiny spring.
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    My Old Landy Slowly rusting away...... Full Member

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    Replaced the exhaust tail end section. Most of it mysteriously disappeared a few weeks ago :rolleyes:

    EDIT
    I should say I bought the exhaust parts through LRDirect. When I took all of the cardboard packaging off I was very impressed by the wall thickness of the pipe. It's very solid :eek:
    On the delivery note it was sent by K Motors Ltd which is this LR Indie
    https://www.kmotors.co.uk/ :confused:

    EDIT 2
    I've had a look through their website and K Motors created LRDirect. I didn't know that :)
     
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