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    Medway belts did mine, but loads of suppliers out...

    Medway belts did mine, but loads of suppliers out there
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    That's where my head went! Remove fuel cap and...

    That's where my head went! Remove fuel cap and give it another go, easy to eliminate

    Jim
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    Ditto, another years MOT.....woeful mile count...

    Ditto, another years MOT.....woeful mile count for last year unsurprisingly!
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    No idea in the UK but Rock Auto are my usual goto...

    No idea in the UK but Rock Auto are my usual goto for LS stuff
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    PLG tax class, so about £270 off the top of my...

    PLG tax class, so about £270 off the top of my head
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    Bear in mind that you’ll only be at full load...

    Bear in mind that you’ll only be at full load for a few mins and your battery will give you 60 odd amps for an hour or so (probably 30A in the real world unless you want totally kill it) on its own...
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    I drilled mine out as close as I dared then...

    I drilled mine out as close as I dared then finished it off with a tiny cold chisel- bit brutal but worked (LS1)

    Rgds
    Jim
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    Don’t use the bread/grease trick on an LS,...

    Don’t use the bread/grease trick on an LS, there’s a core freeze plug behind it, if it goes wrong you end up pushing the plug into the block......not a good thing!
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    Ha ha, my thoughts exactly (but it's really...

    Ha ha, my thoughts exactly (but it's really green/black flexi heater blower hose)
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    Chassis #10, blimey finally found one older than...

    Chassis #10, blimey finally found one older than mine! (Mines #34).

    Easiest option will be softer pads (either standard Jag ones or some EBC pads (whatever their softest compound is currently) -...
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    Could build it with a front air lift kit to give...

    Could build it with a front air lift kit to give you a couple of extra inches?
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    Or put more succinctly: How on earth do you...

    Or put more succinctly:

    How on earth do you expect JLR to sell our copies at £1M if those chaps can do exactly the same for £250K.
    Dan (aka Mr Weasel words)
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    I thought airbags needed to operate in a single...

    I thought airbags needed to operate in a single plane? Those look like they are forced into an arc to rise the trailer.
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    It’ll end in tears folks, and I’ve asked all...

    It’ll end in tears folks, and I’ve asked all the manufacturers to take it easy on pushing their products on here. There isn’t a “paid for” option as that’s not something the site owner...
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    Might just be the angle of the photo but the side...

    Might just be the angle of the photo but the side beams look as if they would be half way up the door?
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    Worth the money for the box alone - very swanky...

    Worth the money for the box alone - very swanky :cool:
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    Aaron/Schedule.......not seen those words...

    Aaron/Schedule.......not seen those words together in a sentence before :twisted:
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    The callipers would end up at the back (rather...

    The callipers would end up at the back (rather than in front), only real problem is that the bleed nipple wouldn’t be at the highest point.

    Felt a bit of a tit at the time, but only an hours...
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    That’s probably my plan as well, will get the...

    That’s probably my plan as well, will get the Garage to Torque it up during the MOT (now overdue)

    Jim
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    2nd thoughts, no it won’t :-( Just nipped...

    2nd thoughts, no it won’t :-(

    Just nipped out to the garage and checked....no chance, top arms won’t allow enough movement

    Soz

    Jim
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    Yep, that will work. Jack car up Remove wheel...

    Yep, that will work.

    Jack car up
    Remove wheel
    Wind spring base all the way down
    undo top shock mount
    Swing shock out
    Prise out top collar and lift spring off.

    As for the dampers, I start...
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    Thanks Bob, that’s much more like the force it...

    Thanks Bob, that’s much more like the force it took me to get them off! Sod’s law says my Torque wrench isn’t butch enough of course :mad:
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    After much delay it’s all back together now. ...

    After much delay it’s all back together now.

    Question, can someone with an XJ40 manual tell me what the hub nut Torque should be? (XJ6 book says 55lb ft which feels waaaay to light to me).
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    If they couldn't prove that the driver duffed up...

    If they couldn't prove that the driver duffed up changing the bearing then there is no prosecution
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    Thumbs up from me for Kiley Clinton, mines a very...

    Thumbs up from me for Kiley Clinton, mines a very early bitsa rack (many Triumph bits) - They did mine a few years back without a quibble.

    Rgds
    Jim
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