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    Rivet Counters

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    Speak to David Kinghorn (JLR Spares) about those rivets. As far as I know, you have to buy the correct size...., cutting them to size is a pain.
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    Re: Rivet Counters

    https://youtu.be/FJxQby4SRCc


    You’re welcome [emoji41]
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    Propshaft Servicing - Cape Town

    Colin at Propshaft Engineering....

    Just about any monkey with a vice or a press can change UJ’s, but the guys who specialize in props will balance them as well.
  4. Thread: Steel Rims

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    Re: Steel Rims

    Burquip or any of the trailer suppliers
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    Re: Td5 Defender towing.

    We all know that the “Camel man” was gay......ET???
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    Re: I thought this was a great project

    Can’t do that on a Salisbury- won’t get the crown to locate in the housing
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    Re: I thought this was a great project

    I had that with a Cortina bakkie..... wanted to lift it so I flipped the diff to get the mounts on top.... 4 reverse & 1 forward[emoji23][emoji23]
  8. Re: Recommendation for engine rebuild in Cape Town - my D1 V8i Auto

    Johno will be back in Cape Town on the 2nd August.
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    Defender Re: 15" Rims for Defender

    Burquip...... in fact any trailer supply has them
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    I thought this was a great project

    I’m thinking that they fitted the back bits to the front tube ????
  11. Re: Fixing a southbend lathe from the late thirtys.

    I picked up a 1940 48” Atlas lathe at the scrappy for R500.00.....
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    Re: I thought this was a great project

    Drop arms on the top of the swivel ball ??
    Thought only the Series 1 did that
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    Re: Excessive front drivetrain play 300tdi

    Sounds like it’s the diff casing - specifically the pin that the planetary gears run on. ( hole eventually wears oval and starts moving around causing backlash )
    Casing is cast iron and cannot be...
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    Re: Home distilling rum

    You do know that you can buy “rum essence”
  15. Thread: Moonshine

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    Re: Moonshine

    Got my condenser sorted.....
    578231578232578233578234
  16. Thread: Moonshine

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    Moonshine

    Started on my Boka.
    50lt beer keg.
    2x 2kW elements
    2x PID controllers ( one for the kettle, one for the column - elements are individually controlled but can be switched to work as a unit off...
  17. Thread: Moonshine

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    Re: Moonshine

    I’m still having a problem with direct heat.....

    All my experience in the dairy industry is telling me that it’s not the best (or economical) option.

    Indirect heat is more controlled and it’s...
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    Series II Re: Tech Tip - Series stub shaft....

    577750
    Nice “snug” fit

    577751
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    Series II Re: Tech Tip - Series stub shaft....

    Another thing..... don’t be cheap and use silicone sealer when fitting the drive members 577749
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    Series II Re: Tech Tip - Series stub shaft....

    Only logical conclusion is that there was a piece of “something” in the grease which leads me to the moral of the story....

    Land Rover designed (well copied) the swivel balls and stuck with the...
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    Series II Tech Tip - Series stub shaft....

    So..... found the noise to the somewhere front left.
    Stripped the stub off to check the wheel bearings - all good.
    Pulled the swivel drain plug.... no oil?
    Stripped the swivel- packed with...
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    Series II Tech Tip - Series stub shaft....

    So this shorty comes in for some tlc....
    Rocky Mountain para’s, extended shackles (diy lift kit) and all. Customer was happy with what I did to his Lightweight and now wants me to “sort out” some...
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    Defender Re: Id gearbox fitted to 3500v8 rover motor

    As did the first Rangies....then they changed to the 5 speed LT77S
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    Series I Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    That’s the funny about Landys..... you never park facing downhill because there’s no seal on the gearbox input shaft and it can puke into your bell housing......

    So we rather park uphill and fill...
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    Have you tried shortening the spring?
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    Series I Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    You talking about the output drive flange (handbrake drum & rear prop bolt to it ?

    Have you tried shortening the spring?

    Bearing man used to manufacture odd sizes at the Belleville branch)
    ...
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    Re: Radial arm saw

    I used to cut a lot of stainless steel pipe on a cut off saw.....had to reduce the blade speed (supplier specs) never had a problem
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    Take a pic of those rims in the sunlight......that green looks a bit avocado to me [emoji848]
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    Re: How do I make Bananas last longer?

    The stem tells you a lot
    Green stem but turning yellow normally indicates the the banana has been chemically/artificially ripened
    Black stem is naturally ripened
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    Copper still.

    I read somewhere that the ratio is from 15:1 to 20:1 (height:diameter)

    Jelo.....
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    Re: 1965 to 1969 Land Rover Series IIA

    Stay with bikes..... less space and more rewarding [emoji23]
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    Re: Chassis black?

    Different manufacturer
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    Re: Chassis black?

    I use chassis black on all my repairs..... especially on firewall & door frame repairs where you need to get to the “inside” - never had a problem or come-back.

    I find that it’s all about your...
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    Re: 1965 to 1969 Land Rover Series IIA

    Airheads, K100?? Now you’re talking my language [emoji41]

    Don’t over capitalize on tools and equipment, rather find a shop which will allow you to come play on weekends ( I’ve had customers...
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    1965 to 1969 Land Rover Series IIA

    There’s 2 options with landys ....

    100% original- be prepared to chuck lotsa money at it and you’ll end up with a very sellable, high value Landy

    Bitsa/ back yard “restorer”/ boer maak n plan,...
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