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    Are you able to make them? Quite easy to...

    Are you able to make them?

    Quite easy to produce and materials not expensive

    http://img4.imagetitan.com/img4/small/20/20_d9.jpg

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    Meant to say my newly machined LandRover flywheel...

    Meant to say my newly machined LandRover flywheel is now another 1Kg lighter than my old SD1 lightened flywheel.

    Front face
    http://img4.imagetitan.com/img4/small/20/20_seats048.jpg

    Rear face...
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    Here you go Markus...

    Here you go Markus
    http://img4.imagetitan.com/img4/small/20/20_seats.jpg
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    Photo from the web should explain the position of...

    Photo from the web should explain the position of the holes - helping the front end parts stay cool

    If you are rebuilding the engine then why not up the compression.
    I think your 3.9 pistons...
  6. It sounds as if a lifter or two has gone............

    It sounds as if a lifter or two has gone.........

    Take off the valve covers
    Turn over the engine by hand and check the pushrods are all moving the rockers to the same angle.
    This would tell you...
  7. Did you carry out a cam break in procedure ? rev...

    Did you carry out a cam break in procedure ?
    rev for 20 mins at 2k rpm
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    Get an old dizzy and make your own Rover V8...

    Get an old dizzy and make your own Rover V8 priming tool


    Another alternative is to remove all spark plugs and back fill the oil pump via the oil sender unit.
    Use one of those 1ltr oil bottles...
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    Just keep your 3.9 lifters in order when you swop...

    Just keep your 3.9 lifters in order when you swop over.

    I've just converted my 4.6 Gems engine over to a distributor drive with the SD1 parts.
    I think the 3.9 is the same apart from the higher up...
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    You'll need to change the camshaft and lifters in...

    You'll need to change the camshaft and lifters in the 4.6 if you use the older style front cover similar to the SD1 type.

    The SD1 type front pulley also needs a small spacer fitted.

    The sump...
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    MGTF striker plates

    Brand new chromed brass striker plates

    Not needed for my bodyshell

    I went with a different idea.
  13. Thread: Dax seats

    by drammyboy
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    cockpit trims - a few nights in the garage should...

    cockpit trims - a few nights in the garage should see these done
  14. Thread: Dax seats

    by drammyboy
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    No Wide, comfy and cheap(ish)........from the...

    No

    Wide, comfy and cheap(ish)........from the bay

    I didn't fit the runners as I wanted the seats low down
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  15. Thread: Dax seats

    by drammyboy
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    Wide and comfy Only needed to be narrowed slight...

    Wide and comfy
    Only needed to be narrowed slight at the rear to suit the floorpan
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    Have you considered mounting the brake bias...

    Have you considered mounting the brake bias pedalbox from the top.
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    I made up a mould for a replacement dash for my...

    I made up a mould for a replacement dash for my old Dax.

    It has a rounded bottom edge

    Is this the style you are after?
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    May I suggest welding a small tab to the hinge...

    May I suggest welding a small tab to the hinge plate.

    A rubber bonnet bobbin can then be inserted acting as a bump stop
    to limit the amount the door opens.

    A nice soft full opening without...
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    Cut a little bit off the end of the plate and...

    Cut a little bit off the end of the plate and profile it to match the outer bodywork.

    I've just completed my door hinges and positioned the pivot close to the outer bodyshell
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    Ed to the resue...

    Ed to the resue
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV3DQRKAIrg
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    It would be easier to pull off the box section. ...

    It would be easier to pull off the box section.
    The brackets could then be positioned at the correct angle so they don't bind.

    Meant to say.....When you bonded the panel to the underside then...
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    Lets hope the Carbond all over the steel and the...

    Lets hope the Carbond all over the steel and the underside of the housing has not set yet .
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    Do the hinges still operate in the vertical plane...

    Do the hinges still operate in the vertical plane ?
    or have you welded the brackets not at 90 degrees to the box section to compensate for the bend
    Delete post.....427 beat me to it
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    Bespoke frame v Off the shelf £7.50 ...

    Bespoke frame v Off the shelf
    £7.50 v £££

    20mm pipe bent to shape.
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