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trickydicky last won the day on August 15 2016

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    fishing,fixing me landy,ocasional off road

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  1. ye gathered that's what you ment
  2. I oversprayed the one side of my galvanised turret with the underseal 2 years ago and its not budged so it obviously sticks well
  3. looks fantastic how long did it take for your chassis to turn up? they told me 8 weeks
  4. cheers western iv just found this .the reviews look awesome and its £70 for 5 lt Buzzweld GIO Galv
  5. hi iv just ordered a Richards chassis has anybody had any experiences with painting a galv chassis ? last year I fitted new galvanised turrets and while I was spraying the inner arches I got black hammerite waxoil underseal on them and it stuck like god knows what. is this an option or am I talking carp ? can anybody give me some advise on what they have used and their experiences .I need it painted as my last defender probably got stolen because the galvanised chassis was on show .
  6. who was that from Tim iv seen some on fleebay from uk manufacturers for around £200
  7. hi my turbos in its way out and I was thinking of getting a new core . do I get a standard one or do I go for the upgrade witch spools up quicker . any thoughts on reliability of an engine with a more pokey turbo ?
  8. hi my fuel gauge has always read low and I have never had a warning light I have 3 wires . from the front to the back they are black green and white at the back .has anybody got any pics of the wires or do I need a new sender ? p.s its a 200tdi 90 defender (1991)
  9. hi all im afraid its come to the stage where I need to think about respraying the landy . can anybody give me any advise on what the best paint is to use and how much I need for a 90 defender not including the roof or the inside as Im keeping the original colour scheme . its red if that makes any difference
  10. this morning I took my cambelt off to find out what exactly was causing it to ride forward .all the pulleys seemed fine until a came to fit the new belt .then I noticed the pump pulley main bolt had worked loose so the pulley could move forward when ever it felt like it .all sorted now thanks for your help.
  11. thanks for that mr hippo ill let you know what happens
  12. hi iv got a 200tdi defender that has the timing belt riding forward .its a 1990 engine its done about 200,000 miles .when I first had it I changed the belt and the original belt had been wearing on the case .since then iv had no problems .I changed the belt for a trip around the highlands .and since then the problems come back . iv used the correct tools to tention the belt and the belt was a daco kit has anybody got any imfo on why this is happening and how to cure it .
  13. cheers guys I was thinking of using a 5 pin relay . what do you think?
  14. I was thinking of using a five pin relay in the same way and connecting it to an ignition switched live so when the keys off so is the power to the relay.what do you guys think?
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