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    Re: Home distilled

    This is the last one I built-100lt keg....getting 18lts shine outta every run 607482607483
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    Got a little bit further....607430607431607432
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    Re: So I bought a Milling Machine

    Itís a milling jig for round to hex, Oct and square.
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    Let me know where you find some .....
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    I canít make them at this price.....

    Davidís number is 071 8801499
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    It be tomorrow.....
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  7. Series III Re: Another Series 3 rebuild - help & advice needed

    Iíve just bought a full set of shackles (1951 Series 1 88).

    Iíll post some pics & dimensions tomorrow
  8. Series III Re: Another Series 3 rebuild - help & advice needed

    Donít try DIY u-bolts...... the threads are rolled (not cut with a die) and deform when tightened..... thatís why we donít re-use them.

    Rather buy new ones....
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Used 2 of my jacks to lift & position a 12mtr container on the weekend....
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    Series II My next project......

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] Iím already thinking about my breakdown crane...
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    Series II My next project......

    Those pipes would work nicely on my 6,5 GMC diesel....
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    Series II My next project......

    Busy working on customers Landys so play time is limited.

    Playing with the outriggers.....not gonna have much space underneath so Iím gonna run the exhausts through the outriggers 604768
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    Re: Tdi Defender diy clutch fix.

    Sorry.... too far for me
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    Re: Tdi Defender diy clutch fix.

    Where are you based
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    Thatís too much for an asthmatic 3.5 V8.......
    Besides, thatís gonna cost $$$ - remember, Iím working with whatís available
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    Re: Does anyone else bake pita bread?

    Flat bread - 3 tablespoons plain yogurt, 3 tablespoons self raising flour, salt, pepper

    Mix, flatten & dry fry in a MED pan.....
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    Re: Make me an offer

    Where?
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    Series II My next project......

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] I was waiting for you to see that bit.....

    Original pic had a spare wheel on the bonnet ( wrong rim size & tread....)

    I was just thinking ďoutta the boxĒ, besides,...
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    I still have to make the bonnet so thatís still far away ..... but I have a plan [emoji41]
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    Series II My next project......

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    Busy positioning the firewall to check bonnet height..... carbs are gonna be a problem so it looks like Iíll have to go for the Weber 38 DGES conversion and hide it in the...
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    Re: Home Distilling

    Iíve built 5 stills (thanks to Squirrel) got 2 more to do.....[emoji41][emoji41]

    ET.... you saw what I was up to on your last ďvisitĒ
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    Series III Re: Synchronize Twin SU Carbs on Series 3 R6

    I normally take the valve cover off and check the pulley timing mark when Iím ďtuningĒ

    The factory timing mark is for optimal performance & economy...... you can get way more performance at the...
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    Series III Re: Synchronize Twin SU Carbs on Series 3 R6

    It is ďout a bitĒ if you compare it to a timing light, but what guarantee do you have that the mass produced crank pulley on your motor is [emoji817]......

    Iím not saying that a vacuum gauge is...
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    Series III Synchronize Twin SU Carbs on Series 3 R6

    You basically connect a vacuum gauge to the manifold and advance the timing to get the maximum vacuum (21 - 22 inches) then you back off about 2 inches. Set your carb mixture and go for a run to...
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    Series III Re: Synchronize Twin SU Carbs on Series 3 R6

    Get a decent vacuum gauge and you can set your timing with it as well......old school mechanics donít use timing lights.
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    6Ē ground clearance...... donít think there gonna be many who get under there ( unless they become a speed bump [emoji23][emoji23])
  27. Thread: Lexus muscle

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    Lexus muscle

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    I did mention that I had a 4L60.......just sitting on the shelf, waiting for a home (actually had a 4y connected to it at one stage [emoji23][emoji23])
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    Series II Re: My next project......

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  29. Thread: Lexus muscle

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    Re: Lexus muscle

    One think I will say (without getting drawn into a debate) is that the early/first gen R380ís (1994 J suffix - skinny layshaft), quickly earned a reputation as being a weak box. Land Rover figured...
  30. Thread: Lexus muscle

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    Lexus muscle

    Dude..... that was back in 2013.... Ive gotten over the Lexus lump and moved on the the GMC 6.5 V8 diesel ( way more fun)

    Why didnít I use the R380....
    Firstly, Iím a bit of a stingy git and try...
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    Iíve never liked the ďratĒ look..... it looks like a half job.
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]I like Rosie
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    Series II Re: My next project......

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    Proper rivets..... just not using them structurally
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    Got a visit from Johno today..... bugger made me work. Anyway, I now have a rolling chassis 600459600460
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    Old truck is to pump the brakes till theyíre hard and jamb a piece of wood on the pedal & leave it for a day or two ......dunno why but it does work
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