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  1. tottot liked Dr Strangeglove's post in the thread Defender 90's handling is ludicrous..

    Ha, ha. I used to drive series 3s for miles on the Autobahn when I was posted in Germany. Spedo dancing around 130kmh when going down hill on a certain stretch, constantly turning the steering wheel left/right to keep it in a straight line. I...

    Aug 13, 2022 at 8:40 PM
  2. tottot replied to the thread Defender 90's handling is ludicrous..

    Is it a game play drive ?

    Aug 12, 2022 at 9:26 PM
  3. tottot replied to the thread Ex Coast Guard 110.

    Yes they strip out the CG gear,:D and leave all the holes.

    Aug 12, 2022 at 9:23 PM
  4. tottot liked Shippers's post in the thread Series 2 Vent flaps.

    Thats what I was thinking...tried it with a bit of rod and the handle has to be on to stop the rod moving and a nut welded to the original pivot nut should do the job...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 9:13 PM
  5. tottot replied to the thread Ex Coast Guard 110.

    As a former HM Coastguard [ 28 years service ] I drove a lot of different Coastguard vehicles but not a 110. My station had swb series three and then a 90 before moving on to pickup and then crewcab trucks of other makes. The main mods would...

    Aug 11, 2022 at 12:37 PM
  6. tottot replied to the thread Rear hub seal ?.

    It is to keep diff oil coming down the shaft from going in the hub, I and others think the old system was better for the life of the bearings and some with the later type leave that seal off. If the hub outer seal has gone bad some grease will...

    Aug 10, 2022 at 9:17 PM
  7. tottot replied to the thread Rear hub seal ?.

    Early versions of the hub did not have that seal, the hub was lubricated by oil migrating from axle [ my 1990 ninety is like this ] later versions like yours have that seal and hubs rely on just grease [ when rebuilding older types some grease...

    Aug 10, 2022 at 8:47 AM
  8. tottot liked Captainflint1967's post in the thread Defender 200Tdi 90 1993 - 20yr old fuel in tank.

    Well… fitted new ‘Hella’ starter motor… removed the fuel pump solenoid, turned the ignition until the oil light went out, reconnected the fuel pump, started the engine… started first time ! Success ! Now to get the other bits ( brakes etc) all...

    Aug 10, 2022 at 8:26 AM
  9. tottot replied to the thread Series 2 Vent flaps.

    Those series two openers are rotary, just a threaded rod into the bracket swivel nut as in thread above. A washer and circlip behind the mounting bracket prevent the knob from moving out when turned I think.

    Aug 9, 2022 at 12:51 PM
  10. tottot replied to the thread This little brown wire.

    Does not look a standard wire, something added for electric fan?

    Aug 7, 2022