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    Lookin good Merv, keep us posted :-).... more...

    Lookin good Merv, keep us posted :-).... more photos please!
  2. Thread: Sunsets

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    Wow, great phots guys, Here's one of mine from...

    Wow, great phots guys,
    Here's one of mine from the Dusy Ershim some time ago (should be dusty ershim!!)....
    http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh242/stravaigin/DusyErshimSep09190-Version2.jpg
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    Build thread is here ...

    Build thread is here http://forums.lr4x4.com/index.php?showtopic=52621

    He also built a very nice 100" Defender too.
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    Like!! Very Nice, Where were the photos...

    Like!! Very Nice,

    Where were the photos taken? Morocco & UK?
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    As you are in the UK talk to Gwyn Lewis, he knows...

    As you are in the UK talk to Gwyn Lewis, he knows his stuff. I have his challenge kit fitted although my 90 is set up for long range camping trips.

    My front springs are OME 764 which give a good ...
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    I use an Oilsafe pump, makes the job easy & clean...

    I use an Oilsafe pump, makes the job easy & clean (ish)

    http://shop.difflock.com/oilsafe-pump-litre-p-93.html
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    Thanks. Its a cool area. I get a contract there a...

    Thanks. Its a cool area. I get a contract there a few times a year and often end up with the other Defenders on the ferry crossing. We wont mention the broken down Freelander just after the ticket...
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    I bought a little GoPro earlier this year as I...

    I bought a little GoPro earlier this year as I felt I had a lot of lost photo opportunities when I am driving, been playing around with it and this is a first attempt at time lapse. I had just...
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    Sticky: Poll: At least one overnight is my benchmark, there are...

    At least one overnight is my benchmark, there are a few more but I don't count inadvertant border crossings! Most was 22 in one year (I think).


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    AUSTRALIA AU
    AUSTRIA AT
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    Well, this brought back memories. I was there in...

    Well, this brought back memories. I was there in 93 for a couple of months on a mountaineering trip. We got 3 guys to summit Sahama at 21,500" and I got to the top of Huayana Potosi at over 20,000....
  11. Thread: Locker vs Open

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    Personally, I find it quite interesting to see...

    Personally, I find it quite interesting to see what other marques have as a comparison to LRs, be it factory fit, aftermarket or even what the really talented home mechanics are coming up with. I...
  12. Thread: Locker vs Open

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    Yep, Rob is right. torque was a bad word to use...

    Yep, Rob is right. torque was a bad word to use in my description. :oops:
  13. Thread: Locker vs Open

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    Hey Rob, I'm having a discussion, not an...

    Hey Rob,

    I'm having a discussion, not an argument :D

    I see where you are coming from and maybe the word "torque" was technically a bad description. perhaps "drive" would be better. I was just...
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    And engine RPM is above tickover, I forget the...

    And engine RPM is above tickover, I forget the exact figure.

    [/QUOTE]...and the more I spun the low rear wheel, the bigger the hole it dug in the dirt became, the truck tipped over more and more...
  15. Thread: CDL question

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    Assuming you are talking about a D1/D2, Defender,...

    Assuming you are talking about a D1/D2, Defender, RRC & P38 LR then they have a full time 4 wheel drive system with 3 differentials, one on each axle and one in the transfer g/b. these need to be...
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    There you go Scott, fixed it for you ;-) ...

    There you go Scott, fixed it for you ;-)

    Interesting discussion guys, its always good to see how priorities differ depending on your part of the world. I have to say I quite like ETC (electronic...
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    This was a wee project that came and went last...

    This was a wee project that came and went last year, did think about keeping it as it had a galvanised chassis but in reality I wouldn't use it, too many already! I tidied it up and sadly let it go,...
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    Great thread guys, great photos! Some of...

    Great thread guys, great photos!

    Some of mine....
    Canyonlands, Utah
    http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh242/stravaigin/long%20road%20to/HoleInTheRockUtah112.jpg

    Lake District, UK...
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    Are you exporting to Canada or temporary import?...

    Are you exporting to Canada or temporary import? we took our 90 on a trip round the US earlier this year. We shipped RoRo Southampton to California. vehicle has to be empty of personal gear if you do...
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    Surely even the most die hard purist would have...

    Surely even the most die hard purist would have to acknowledge the quality of this build! I am not normally a fan of this set up (maybe a result of seeing too many shoddy conversions here) but I do...
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    Good job Keith, interesting project. I am a big...

    Good job Keith, interesting project. I am a big fan of the Td5 having had 3 so far (D2 & 2 90s) and covered over 100,000 trouble free miles in them. On our recent trip with BB I was getting 19mpg off...
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    Sounds like a great trip, we went in 2004 and we...

    Sounds like a great trip, we went in 2004 and we got a green card from our UK insurance company, maybe you should change companies. We were also told you could buy it at the border for about 50 euro...
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    Very nice, you must be well pleased with your...

    Very nice, you must be well pleased with your progress.:bowdown:
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    Hi Troy, Discovery and RR have a steel ladder...

    Hi Troy,
    Discovery and RR have a steel ladder chassis (frame) with aluminium alloy body panels on a steel frame. Defenders have a similar chassis and a steel bulkhead, the rest is alloy.They are not...
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    Ho, when I came by the shop I was trying not to...

    Ho, when I came by the shop I was trying not to look at your D2 but my eyes were just drawn to it.:bowdown: I couldn't help notice how comfy it looked. I bet you can have a conversation with your...
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