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Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 08-16-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
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There will be meat on the menu! I ain't dead yet!...

There will be meat on the menu! I ain't dead yet! :D
Forum: Cummins ISF2.8 Engine Conversions 07-25-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 60,168
Posted By ezzzzzzz
While the 5th gear set is not as stout as the...

While the 5th gear set is not as stout as the lower gears it is a mute point. The R2.2 will not produce the torque required to drive the vehicle at full load at 75mph up a good grade. EGT, if nothing...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-20-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
A stumpy gear box is required.

A stumpy gear box is required.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-13-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
These carbs are over jetted AND Robert can't keep...

These carbs are over jetted AND Robert can't keep his foot out of the throttle! As such, any mileage ratings are questionable at this time. :D
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-07-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
I don't 'hate' a diesel. After getting stinky...

I don't 'hate' a diesel. After getting stinky skank oil all over my hiking boots at Roberts years ago I just see better alternatives. If I were running the China/Pakistan border then I'd switch my...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-07-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
^ Nothing wrong at all about going EFI. Hot and...

^ Nothing wrong at all about going EFI. Hot and cold starts are immediate and fuel metering is excellent. Sure, it's an old platform but it's inexpensive, powerful and brutally reliable. Sure,...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 06-05-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
There are a lot of reasons not to use a rover V8....

There are a lot of reasons not to use a rover V8. When they're running good they're as fine as any other. When they're not the repair cost is above your typical V8. The 90/110/130 platform comes with...
Forum: Discovery & Range Rover Classic Technical Discussions 05-19-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By ezzzzzzz
^ I'm referring to using the key at the rear door.

^ I'm referring to using the key at the rear door.
Forum: Discovery & Range Rover Classic Technical Discussions 05-18-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By ezzzzzzz
It's a frustrating job only because the limited...

It's a frustrating job only because the limited space makes getting the latch out and back in is very tight. Replacing the spring is a simple task. Take pictures as you go along. Most importantly,...
Forum: Discovery & Range Rover Classic Technical Discussions 05-17-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By ezzzzzzz
That's the muthalicka

That's the muthalicka
Forum: Discovery & Range Rover Classic Technical Discussions 05-14-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By ezzzzzzz
The plastic ring in the lock mechanism of the...

The plastic ring in the lock mechanism of the front door can break causing this effect. I used to hoard these and might have one or two still around. The small circular spring mentioned is another...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 05-12-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,883
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Swap in a stock camshaft. That ASA (while no one...

Swap in a stock camshaft. That ASA (while no one is willing to provide specs for it or the ASA tune) is a race configured profile. It was never intended for street use. I'm sure you're fueling/timing...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 05-08-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
:D getting there, Robert!

:D getting there, Robert!
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 05-05-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Run the 'new' fan load through a relay. Switches...

Run the 'new' fan load through a relay. Switches last a long time without that current load.
Forum: Discovery & Range Rover Classic Technical Discussions 04-26-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Tap the abs sensors down at each wheel to ensure...

Tap the abs sensors down at each wheel to ensure minimum air gap. Completely bleed the system any way you choose because it sounds like you've got excessive air which easily compresses causing a soft...
Forum: Discovery & Range Rover Classic Technical Discussions 04-10-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ezzzzzzz
I've got that resistor kit still in the packing....

I've got that resistor kit still in the packing. $60 shipped CONUS.
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 03-26-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
EFI is a no brainer compared to carbs. That said,...

EFI is a no brainer compared to carbs. That said, the present arrangement on Robert's project will probably be used for a while before the transformation to injection. This engine came out of a fully...
Forum: Cummins ISF2.8 Engine Conversions 03-26-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 60,168
Posted By ezzzzzzz
I may consider this but need to address using...

I may consider this but need to address using only the 4 original PS box mounting holes and track bar location for a direct fit to a stock truck. Too much is in the way at the moment to spend any...
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 03-25-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
African or european?

African or european?
Forum: Cummins ISF2.8 Engine Conversions 03-25-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 60,168
Posted By ezzzzzzz
The PS steering box is the nemesis in most any...

The PS steering box is the nemesis in most any engine swap. I suffered with the dilemma on my '71 IIA crawler project. With the LS1 swap I initially relocated the PS box forward approximately 2" to...
Forum: LS Engine Conversions 03-21-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By ezzzzzzz
^ what Jymmie sez. My '13 is a bat outta hell...

^ what Jymmie sez. My '13 is a bat outta hell compared to my 4.0 and 4.6 D2's. Now, how fast my LS1 powered coil sprung IIA is yet to be seen.
Forum: General 03-15-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Those that like a diesel will always justify it...

Those that like a diesel will always justify it just as I prefer petrol. As for proper trucks, ships and busses, these are running BIG diesels that do produce serious HP. The LR diesels are not even...
Forum: General 03-14-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Diesel never wins. Underpowered and stinky. When...

Diesel never wins. Underpowered and stinky. When you consider the cost per gallon of diesel vs petrol and your terrain and driving style the difference isn't enough to justify an enemic turbo'd 4...
Forum: Everything Else 03-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Can I have your guns?

Can I have your guns?
Forum: Defender Technical Discussions 02-12-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 11,372
Posted By ezzzzzzz
Reliability, parts availability, excellent low...

Reliability, parts availability, excellent low end torque, great highway performance, mileage comparable to anything under a LR bonnet, easy to work on and great accessibility.
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