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    Norf end of Zummerset

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  1. With shocks that long you will need to change turrets and fit spacers to the gearbox cross member or your prop will hit it. (you need to do the second bit for +2" so will definitely need to for anything longer)
  2. Well the bumper obviously needs to be stood up straight and then perhaps the two vertical bolts will fit? Sadly it appears that the bumper you bought doesn't use the lashing eye bolt holes too to make it a 6 bolt attachment which is preferable but not he end of the world.
  3. My marbles are missing. Can you help Nige?
  4. Wot Bowie said - David can make anything.
  5. Possibly the xyz switch on its way out?
  6. So as part* of some extensive remodelling of my place I have of course specced a new man cave: 6.5m x 6m with 4.5 x 2.5m door... oh..... and 3 phase when I want it . All I have to do now is decide what to put where...... *Most.
  7. Good luck with your new mill. I had one similar to that in the past and had a lot of fun. Biggest headache is the lack of height adjustment of the head without losing your centre....
  8. If you need building regs for this be aware that the proximity of trees (even recently deceased ) will impact on the required depth of your footings. Chat with your building inspector before pouring anything. I only know this as one wall of my new garage has 2.1m deep footings...... thanks to the building inspector......
  9. A new chassis is appealing other than the epic price tag! Cannot justify it for my sh!t box - I'll just keep on welding!
  10. I wish I could say the same - just discovered a hole in the chassis and body outrigger 3 weeks before MOT time! Nearly set fire to it I was so p'd off! Oh well, once the garage is built I can fix it at my leisure, until then it will be a SORN'd garden ornament.
  11. Steve, Better off getting over to fullfatrr.com if you haven't been there already. All the knowledge you will need as it is dedicated to L322 and L405's. The workshop manual is also on there if you know where to look.
  12. Regarding self spooling - I looked at this in the past for a centre mounted rear winch with a rear fairlead on a 90. To get the correct fleet angle (technical term ) I think the winch had to be something like 15 feet from the fairlead! If you search the forum for "fleet angle" there are a few references to enjoy.....
  13. Suggest your rear winch is a 9,000lb winch. That is the most common (other than crazy twin motors for full on comps) Also try and have commonality of parts so you can scavenge from one to fix the other.... Plenty of build threads on here for rear and / or centre mounted winches.
  14. Burying the timber shutter wont be an issue and will be cheaper than using concrete blocks ( which are equally fine!) . Yes it will rot but that is of no consequence in my opinion. You could also batter the slope or bench the slope which would require no formwork internally but would require more concrete. This is the route I would go down personally.
  15. I think we need another photo without the supports... you know.... not that we don't believe you........
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