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Forum: LS Engine Conversions 10-03-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,592
Posted By Boswalt
Buddy down the road. We have two huge refineries...

Buddy down the road. We have two huge refineries up here so you can?t throw a rock without hitting a good fabricator.
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 09-25-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,592
Posted By Boswalt
I drove the truck 260 miles to Portland and back....

I drove the truck 260 miles to Portland and back. On the way I had a plug wire go bad but was able to roll into a local auto parts store and pick up a new one. Took about 15 minutes.


I was...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 09-09-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Boswalt
Yeah, that?s me

Yeah, that?s me
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 09-09-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Boswalt
It has the older style solid rotors. You can...

It has the older style solid rotors. You can stand on the pedal and not lock up anything. If you want to stop, you gotta plan ahead.

Is there a newer style with a larger caliper and a vented disc?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 09-09-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Boswalt
110 brakes

I took my 110 down to Portland this weekend and, just as I?d been told, my brakes are not up to the task. It?s a 1987 exmod and I?m running an LS based 4.8 in it so it goes pretty good. Just doesn?t...
Forum: General 09-04-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Boswalt
Portland ABFM

Anyone else going to Portland this weekend? I'll be heading down from Bellingham for Saturday.
Forum: Vehicles For Sale 07-28-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By Boswalt
That's an awesome setup and the result of a lot...

That's an awesome setup and the result of a lot of time and effort. Nice truck.
Forum: Wanted 07-16-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Boswalt
exmod 110 canvas

Anybody upgrade their exmod and sitting on a canvas top? Looking for the older style, not wolf or tithonus.
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 07-15-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By Boswalt
I followed Andy thread and built off that. Went...

I followed Andy thread and built off that. Went very smooth all things considered. Nothing changes on the trans. And my TC stayed in it?s original position
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 07-07-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,592
Posted By Boswalt
It's been about 3 months and I couldn't be...

It's been about 3 months and I couldn't be happier. Everything is holding up fine. Highway speeds are easily maintained. No overheating issues. Minor repairs as things loosened up a bit but nothing...
Forum: Everything Else 07-05-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Boswalt
Split doors available or just roll ups?

Split doors available or just roll ups?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-09-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Boswalt
I wish. I'm knee deep in paper and would rather...

I wish. I'm knee deep in paper and would rather sit all day in seattle traffic than take one more statement.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-09-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Boswalt
so the housing itself shouldn't need to be...

so the housing itself shouldn't need to be replaced unless its pitted and / or leaking?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-08-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Boswalt
Swivel housing?

My right front wheel has some play when pulled from the top outward. Left side is solid. I was thinking of rebuilding both sides but not sure if I need the swivel housings or just the seals, pins...
Forum: Trip Reports and Events 04-26-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Boswalt
Great to meet you Ryan. I'll be down at the...

Great to meet you Ryan. I'll be down at the Portland ABFM later this year so look me up. I want to see your truck.
Forum: Trip Reports and Events 04-17-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Boswalt
Founders Day was pretty cool. I expected some...

Founders Day was pretty cool. I expected some flak for having an LS powered Rover but everyone thought it was pretty cool, there were lots of questions and compliments.


The prize table was good...
Forum: General 03-23-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Boswalt
CB Radios?

Anyone using a CB? There are some areas near me that don?t get cell reception and people have used CB?s to call for assistance but I have no idea on how to select a good set that is low profile. Any...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
If you're looking for engines at reasonable...

If you're looking for engines at reasonable prices, look for an LM7 or an LR4. Nick had an LM7 with painless harness just about ready to drop in for cheap if you don't mind shipping from socal.

...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/pts/d/nv4500-4x4-...

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/pts/d/nv4500-4x4-trans/6519221242.html


This is just an example....Canadian funds so about $750US. I got mine through a private party, not a yard so you might...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
Advance adapters...

Advance adapters http://www.advanceadapters.com/products/712577--chevy-v8--v6-engine-to-the-1993-95-gm-nv4500-5-speed-adapter-bellhousing-kit/


This is for the older NV4500


Where are you...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
Craigslist. I just looked for an older GM NV4500...

Craigslist. I just looked for an older GM NV4500 and one popped up almost immediately. It's a 93 so my first gear is extremely low but that's what I was looking for. The first shop I took it to...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
After a few more miles on the transmission it's...

After a few more miles on the transmission it's much more manageable now, the LT77 had a few issues and would do the usual grind going into 2nd sometimes. Neither is like driving a manual Honda but...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
These are the pics of the finished tunnel. All...

These are the pics of the finished tunnel. All I?ve got on my phone. I wasn?t snapping a ton of pictures during the build unfortunately.
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
Pretty much but the parts list was already put...

Pretty much but the parts list was already put together by Landy Andy on his swap posts. I pretty much followed that and it was very smooth.


I was able to use the stock transmission / T-case...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-20-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,457
Posted By Boswalt
I'm running the NV4500. Finished my swap about 2...

I'm running the NV4500. Finished my swap about 2 weeks ago and loving it. I had no problem finding an older Chevrolet unit, parts are cheap and plentiful, nicks adapter isn't cheap but works awesome....
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