I left mine on.
Masked the bodywork up, sanded the arches flat, primed, then used bumper paint. It's specifically for plastic, presumably has...
Mine gets hot too, and at much less than 400 miles.
After 90 or 100 miles, mines pretty warm, and that's at UK temps
Not like the one on mine.
From the look of the ball hitch, he's been rubbing viagra on it ;-)
Somebody has done it.
I remember reading the post , either on here or on the D2boys club.
He got a side one from a scrappy, can't remember if he...
Remove the sump.
Take to a small engineering shop for plug removal.
If threads OK, job done. If not, he can drill it out and re-tap it, and...
Take it to a car wash that can put it on a lift and steam clean it.
They might even let you run it on the ramp and have a look for leaks
I'd plump for a genuine recon unit.
I'm very wary of these remanufactured items.
The genuine recon, is exactly that, genuine.
For what you want it for, it's perfect.
The d2 is a great old bus, I love mine to bits, as above check the rear chassis rails for rust and...
There are two bolts that come in from the back, the number plate covers the holes when removed
Remove the fuse box from behind the glove box.
The connectors are straight forward, prise it apart, good chance you will find corrosion on the...
Shear nuts and threadlock, or a few wee tacks with a welder
I remember years ago welding the bumper bolts on jag xj40's, they were nicked all...
I'm not sure myself, but although I have a 2001td5, if I was changing to a face-lift, I'd definitely check it
It's not hard to do. And at...
Easy to do, quarter drive sockets are the way
A pair of long pointy pliers are a big help getting the connectors on and off
Wouldn't bother with the dirt cheap ones, I tried one, it sort of fitted where it touched sort of thing.
I got one around a tenner, did the job...
Old man emu seems to be top stuff.
I've never used it, but it has good reports
Find bennehboys adventure thread and read it.
He's done about...
When the head was being done, did you take off the radiator?
The reason I ask, is that there are two heater pipes at the bottom left of the rad...
It'll be a straightforward swap
I put a kit on 8 months ago. The ride on 18's is harsh, the paint on the springs is almost all gone.
When I took the opr out it sort of fell into my hand.
Assumption, being the mother of all F+++ ups, made me put the spring up...
Filter was fitted perfectly.
However the dickhead who fitted the fpr backwards shall remain nameless..........
Does anyone know if there is a technique to fitting the opr?
I've had the sump off twice, the metal tube is sliding in and out...
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