RE: What have you done to your truck today..? THE BLOG

#2426 by Tek76 , Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:37 pm

Quote: mike-b- wrote in post #2425
dreaded mot passed the older it gets the more money i have to put in the ashtray lol

Somewhere in the posts of time, this is the reason @Major Malfunction gave for switching to a bottle and dummy in a pram...


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#2427 by Major Malfunction , Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:03 pm

Quote: Tek76 wrote in post #2426
Quote: mike-b- wrote in post #2425
dreaded mot passed the older it gets the more money i have to put in the ashtray lol

Somewhere in the posts of time, this is the reason @Major Malfunction gave for switching to a bottle and dummy in a pram...

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#2428 by Tek76 , Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:10 pm

Or is it that you need one on each end of your hammock as counter weights?


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#2429 by Mattelation , Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:53 pm

Snorkel fitted yesterday, looks much better now - and sounds quite good too - you can hear it sucking which is a nice unexpected side effect! Gonna get some pipe and raise all the breathers too at some point. Also repaired the camera for the back which had stopped working, iffy connection repaired and all good. I also have a spare camera now, which I may put up under the spoiler on the canopy for when I'm towing so I can see over the trailer.


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#2430 by AD , Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:35 pm

new tailgate brake light fitted.


 
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#2431 by Heathen , Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:09 pm

Took a bit more than a day to be honest, but recently have
fitted second hand gearbox + new mounts (both front cross members off for de-rusting and painting) + second hand front diff + and front prop. Changed all the oil seals on them first and made an extended breather for the diff. New ball joints all round + track rods inner and outer + idler arm, de-rusted the front of the chassis and waxoyled it. Changed the clutch and bearings and the rear crankshaft oil seal. Had to take off the sump for that so de-rusted and repainted that too. New half moon and rocker gasket. Did a load of welding on the drivers side floor pan where the inner wing meets the bulkhead - that's a b**** as there's 4 different sheets of metal there, all spot welded together. So it's had a mini rebuild at the front pretty much, then it failed the MOT for the rear brake balance!, so had to fit a new auto adjuster spindle in the back. Passed it for another year now though, no advisories


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#2432 by 123hotchef , Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:37 pm

wow u have been busy!


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#2433 by Nik Rite , Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:17 pm

Still working on me tank...barn getting cold but bought a turbo boost pressure gauge to keep an eye on my boost before I play with those boost screws! Best bit....the the gauge came from a Spitfire! Not sure either a Rolls Royce Merlln engine or Griffon.Ebay £45. How cool is that.Goes up to 24 psi...just about perfect.. Need to check the calibration...I've got a cunning plan, Ill keep you posted. If someone tells me how to post a photo from my iPhone i'll put it up for a laugh...Nic


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#2434 by Rob1307 , Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:38 pm

Took 3 hours to change my alternator again ( hate having back problems ) , the wiring has gone gone hard and brittle so that got a bit of a tidy up and sealed with self amalgamation tape , the rust in the front is looking pretty grim now so next big job will be all that lot ripped off and repaired, the prop centre bearing I filled with silicone sealant as an emergency bodge is still holding up fine after nearly 2 years so it's not being replaced ,replaced one of the small light bars as water got in it and turned it into a disco strobe light , 2 cheep spot lights now to fill the holes , she is starting to look a right sorry mess now body wise with the usual rusty places and bramble scratches


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#2435 by Fielder , Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:49 am

My truck has been at a friends Detailing company for 2 day. Although it's pretty clean inside the carpets and headliner still have 13 years of dirt on them, Especially 8 years of when the truck was used as a landscaping vehicle and then 4 years of me going through all the mud and a year of us climbing around it putting the new engine in it. a few oily hand prints everywhere etc. So it's had the interiour stripped out for a professional clean. Seats out and all. Hopefuly getting it back tonight clean as a whistle.


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#2436 by George , Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:03 pm

went straight through its mot today and with no addviseries
but on the way home I think one of the over head cameras got me heavy right foot


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#2437 by Tek76 , Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:20 pm

drove home with the expensive iPhone balanced on the roof rack... it made it! Slight gulp on seeing it when I got out.


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#2438 by Tek76 , Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:40 pm

Got annoyed with the limitations of the Mitz canopy, so went and ordered up a new avenger work canopy with side gullwings and track system to push my frontrunner rack onto.


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#2439 by George , Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:21 pm

ordered the parts from milners and give the old girl an oil change and filters all good


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#2440 by Bigpete , Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:55 pm

Fitted Agri tune and egr delete, running C6 on it and it's really smoothed it out.


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#2441 by 123hotchef , Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:44 pm

nice one


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#2442 by Tek76 , Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:31 pm

EGR-Foxy fitted, maf cleaned, heko fronts fitted, oil and fuel filters changed. Looking forward to some motorway miles to regen at the end of the week. (and the new gullwing)


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#2443 by Nik Rite , Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:43 pm

07 Classic...decatted...straight thro milners pipe....passed mot first time........well chuffed .. Funny the advisories mentioned last time weren't even mentioned!!


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#2444 by paulw , Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:46 pm

Nothing, don't need to !!


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#2445 by Tek76 , Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:40 pm

Not even sandbags for the exxon valdez sized spill underneath? @paulw


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#2446 by paulw , Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:45 pm

Quote: Tek76 wrote in post #2445
Not even sandbags for the exxon valdez sized spill underneath? @paulw

NOPE no leaks!! just worn out and ragged, bit like the driver!!!!!


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#2447 by 123hotchef , Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:52 pm

Quote: Tek76 wrote in post #2445
Not even sandbags for the exxon valdez sized spill underneath? @paulw


dont forget in the foot well too


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#2448 by paulw , Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:37 pm

not even there!! Just the infamous sun roofs!!


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#2449 by Tek76 , Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:20 pm

Tomorrow, I shall be pestering the local traffic office about a new version of frontal protection called a smartbar - it's a polymer product as an alternative to bullbars. My local authority's law states no metal or front bars - but they'll weasel if i don't use the nailgun!


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#2450 by Swagger , Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:54 am

We'll just ordered the oil n filter for a quick oil drop. Eurocarparts are doing one of their 50% off things so it'd be rude not to take advantage. Gonna drop not suck this time ... actually on second thoughts I might suck the majority and drain the rest. Trucks only done a couple of thousand miles since I did it back in 2016 but I'll do it regardless.
Anyone know the sump plug washer size off the top of their heads?


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