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by harry potter
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Alice to the road!!
Replies: 187
Views: 43646

Re: Alice to the road!!

Image
Another English Stage 1 in the snow It did make a brief trip down the road on Sat in the dry (sorry for hi-jacking your thread, I just wanted to join in)
by harry potter
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 171
Views: 50400

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

Thanks for that Alan.
Should you ever drive with the over drive in the neutral position? Will that cause damage? I have never used one before
by harry potter
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 171
Views: 50400

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

Well it's time for a small and long overdue update. I finally have a drivable truck again. Was able to move it about over the drive way under own steam - reversed over some soil heaps in low range and didn't pop into neutral so taking that as a massive positive. I have two questions: 1) over drive: ...
by harry potter
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Saudi Stage 1's and M25 Landy's
Replies: 4
Views: 1583

Saudi Stage 1's and M25 Landy's

Having a chat with one of my Snr Enginner's at work and he was telling me of being in Saudi back in 1981 and how they all drove around in V8 land rovers - old ones with split screens!!! They landed at the airport to be met with a convoy of 9 brand new Stage 1 V8. they were taken to a petrol station ...
by harry potter
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage One County Station Wagon on ebay
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Re: Stage One County Station Wagon on ebay

A quick snoop through his Facebook - not a trader
by harry potter
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stage 1 value?
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

Re: Stage 1 value?

UK prices £5000
by harry potter
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage One County Station Wagon on ebay
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Re: Stage One County Station Wagon on ebay

The bloke selling that found me on Facebook enquiring l still had my Stage 1 - fishing maybe if it was for sale
by harry potter
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Stage One Gambit: Indonesia
Replies: 5
Views: 1651

Re: Stage One Gambit: Indonesia

looks like the heater has been removed! chilly.... nice looking motor - enjoy - Power steering - would be nice to have but isnt the arm works out part of driving a series? - Electronic ignition (replace the points) - thought about this myself, not sure how or what to do though - Better springs? - pa...
by harry potter
Sun May 21, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: body panel/seat box jointing putty
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

body panel/seat box jointing putty

what is the name of the grey jointing putty that is used to seal the seat box to the rear bulk head and the floor panels to the door rails? the gear box is in and now in the process getting the seat box back in. cannot find anything on Halfords website suitable where can I get it from? would silicon...
by harry potter
Sat May 13, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 171
Views: 50400

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

We finally have a gear box back in the truck!!! Spent ages trying to get the rubber mounts to fit. Lost 1.5 hrs trying to get to fit and get thr nuts on the threads. Back still in pain. Decided won't bother with the manifolds. Haven't got the spare cash for a new alternator with a underslung slonoid...
by harry potter
Sun May 07, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 171
Views: 50400

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

the pipe from #5 cylinder is clashing with the chassis rail, what are the thought to trimming a bit out of the chassis and welding a new dished section in? have given the pipe a bang with the hammer but not overly keen, a couple of big hits haven't made much of a dent. don't want to end up putting a...
by harry potter
Sun May 07, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 171
Views: 50400

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

new gearbox finally cleaned up, front output shafts changed over and with new shaft seal, rear drum brake cleaned up, oil cleaned out, ready for new oil once fitted. http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww70/fragglerock1664/land%20rover%20stage%201/E60A2728-9132-4054-A4D7-5795D00A2116.jpg managed to b...
by harry potter
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Remanufacture of classic parts
Replies: 38
Views: 8968

Re: Remanufacture of classic parts

Good comments skittles.
by harry potter
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Breaking stage one V8 Truckcab
Replies: 17
Views: 5293

Re: Breaking stage one V8 Truckcab

Does it have a over drive? Need the linkage arm
by harry potter
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: High Torque Starter motors - Experience???
Replies: 4
Views: 1731

Re: High Torque Starter motors - Experience???

Thanks for the response.
High torque on order now. Pics to follow in other thread