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  Topic: What is my diff made out of...?
Turnip

Replies: 6
Views: 4463

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:59 pm   Subject: Heat treatment
I have no idea of specific heat treatment for this either............ but if you heat it cherry red and use the fish pond it will probably harden ok but will also make it brittle = crack! Possibly you ...
  Topic: bonnet mount for spare wheel G reg 110 county 200tdi
Turnip

Replies: 4
Views: 2191

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:01 pm   Subject: Bonnet Mount?
Hopefully Im attaching some pictures of the MOD bonnet mount on my 1985 90 - straight from Army no mods - if you compare this to yours you can see the difference? Ive been running it like this for fou ...
  Topic: land rover 90 fuel cap
Turnip

Replies: 6
Views: 1789

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:16 pm   Subject: Filler cap
I have a locking cap on my 1985 ex MOD 90 - just a word of warning........ last year in the snow and ice. I went to fill up my nice snow beating - standard car rescuing Landrover - and guess what? the ...
  Topic: Gearbox issue?!
Turnip

Replies: 11
Views: 6462

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:10 pm   Subject: Gearbox?
Just another thought? You havent got the trans all wound up by driving on the road in 4 wheel drive by any chance? Mine takes about 500 yds and it all goes pear shaped!!
  Topic: Gearbox issue?!
Turnip

Replies: 11
Views: 6462

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:08 pm   Subject: Gearbox?
And bye the way - if you are new to all this? - if standard, you can only get reverse in 1 or 2!

Phil
  Topic: Gearbox issue?!
Turnip

Replies: 11
Views: 6462

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:05 pm   Subject: Gearbox?
As far as I know - all 404 are 6 speed as standard - unless you have the underslung additional crawler box. See attached shift diagram! There are actually 8 speeds in there and they can be accessed - ...
  Topic: Gearbox issue?!
Turnip

Replies: 11
Views: 6462

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:27 pm   Subject: Gearbox?
OK - my thoughts are - I have a 404 which is in regular use and even with this you cannot expect to work your way through the gearbox with the engine stopped? It is far far worse when cold and takes a ...
  Topic: Gearbox issue?!
Turnip

Replies: 11
Views: 6462

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:58 pm   Subject: Creeping?
Id be smelling a bit of a rat if I were you? Does the guy you bought it off actually say it was OK before the mud got in? Its 99% certain a clutch drag problem and you really need to sort that before ...
  Topic: Need replacement bevel gears for my HPC winch on Mog 416
Turnip

Replies: 4
Views: 4959

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:33 am   Subject: Gears?
I have no knowledge of your winch or who supplies spares......but in the past I have used HPC Gears of Chesterfield with some success? Is it possible they may have been the manufacturer? They carry a ...
  Topic: Unimog v Foxhound
Turnip

Replies: 2
Views: 4597

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:49 pm   Subject: Foxhound
Good point! I think it is the brown one...........
  Topic: Unimog v Foxhound
Turnip

Replies: 2
Views: 4597

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:41 pm   Subject: Unimog v Foxhound
Just looking at pictures of the new Foxhound contract being placed...... and comparing it with my Unimog from 56 years earlier - have we moved on that far? Is it just me or is there a striking similar ...
  Topic: Falklands Mog?
Turnip

Replies: 15
Views: 13819

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:13 am   Subject: Good Pics
Good pics John! I like them! It was worth starting the thread just to get those!! Ive noticed mine has a round yellow plate on the grill? I guess that is a bridging plate? This could mean that mine wa ...
  Topic: Falklands Mog?
Turnip

Replies: 15
Views: 13819

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:28 pm   Subject: Falklands Mog?
Ah - ha! so my eyes didnt deceive me? If I knew how......I imagine that one could view that news clip from the "One Show" and post the picture on here?
I imagine that if they were 404s they ...
  Topic: Falklands Mog?
Turnip

Replies: 15
Views: 13819

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:49 am   Subject: Falklands Mog?
Switched on the box last night and there were a couple interviewing Jeremy Vine - then it panned onto a Falklands tribute. A couple of minutes in there was a brief shot of a round cabbed Unimog, scree ...
  Topic: Curious Fuel problem..... Help needed
Turnip

Replies: 13
Views: 2413

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:09 pm   Subject: fuel
Glad you got it sorted - expect the unexpected eh? I would still log your concern with the RAC though - hope you never need it but it could save someone else? Did you Google it and see that some of th ...
  Topic: Curious Fuel problem..... Help needed
Turnip

Replies: 13
Views: 2413

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 10:56 am   Subject: fuel?
Mark,
I hope that you find the problem easily, but without trying to worry you I think that you need to send an email to the recovery company you called and log your concern about two tins of easy st ...
  Topic: Curious Fuel problem..... Help needed
Turnip

Replies: 13
Views: 2413

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 6:47 am   Subject: Fuel
I would probably start by pulling off the return pipe where you have repaired it and try blowing down the pipe into the tank? If there is any restriction here - I reckon that is your problem?
Go car ...
  Topic: Curious Fuel problem..... Help needed
Turnip

Replies: 13
Views: 2413

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed May 30, 2012 10:10 pm   Subject: Fuel leak?
Hi Mark - I have no idea about your particular conversion, but the thing that seems to jump out is that you have fine mist coming from the return line? In every diesel return that I have run the retur ...
  Topic: disco "estate" to van
Turnip

Replies: 20
Views: 3777

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 6:53 am   Subject: Severn Tolls?
Interesting that bit on Severn Tolls...........now of course run by the French!

I recently went across from England to Wales in a 90 van Commercial? towing an Ifor Williams 146 14' twin axle traile ...
  Topic: disco "estate" to van
Turnip

Replies: 20
Views: 3777

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 6:43 am   Subject: vans
I think you will find that the regs are for car derived vans up to 2 tonnes LADEN!


Cars & motorcycles
(including car-derived vans up to 2 tonnes maximum laden weight)


30 (4Cool Built up ...
  Topic: defender 200tdi
Turnip

Replies: 8
Views: 1824

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 7:30 pm   Subject: defender 200tdi
I should check all your battery terminals and most particularly the earth on the bottom of the gearbox before you ever go changing a starter motor? You say "release key then it starts as should&q ...
  Topic: here we go with the engine change!
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 13257

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:47 pm   Subject: other pics!
I couldnt upload the others pics - try again!

The adaptor and assembled unit - I hope!http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/7813_small_adapt_1.jpg
http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/7813_Small_Pic_2.jp ...
  Topic: here we go with the engine change!
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 13257

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:43 pm   Subject: Adaptor
You are quite correct - this bit has to be spot on or the clearing of the clutch will be the least of your problems! When I got my Mog it had a transit engine on a chopped Mog gearbox/ engine adaptor ...
  Topic: here we go with the engine change!
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 13257

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:49 pm   Subject: here we go with the engine change!
I used the steel plate which bolts to the existing 404 engine/ gearbox about 6mm thick from memory? It has a "U" shaped hole in it which is accurate to the crankshaft centreline. I turned an ...
  Topic: Defender brake pipe layout
Turnip

Replies: 4
Views: 3770

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:26 am   Subject: Defender brake pipe layout
Ralph - looking at that there is a difference between the set up for a drum brake rear axle and a disc brake rear axle? Do you happen to know what the difference is and why?
As in when I put this dis ...
  Topic: Finally got myself one!
Turnip

Replies: 9
Views: 7958

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:18 pm   Subject: mogshift
Like this?http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/7813_404__small_shift_1.jpg
  Topic: here we go with the engine change!
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 13257

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:00 pm   Subject: gearbox
If you look at the set up - you will find that all the axle thrust - front and rear is fed via axle tubes and radius arms to the gearbox. The gear box is very well mounted on a transverse axle tube. T ...
  Topic: here we go with the engine change!
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 13257

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:50 pm   Subject: front mounts?
Ive used a single front mount on my Iveco engine with no other support - so far so good! -tempting fate maybe? But when you look at the set up - all the forces are resolved in the gearbox and as long ...
  Topic: naturally aspirated 90 MPG?
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 5475

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:36 pm   Subject: MPG
Interesting! - Ive heard it said that if you increase the pre boost fuel on the diaphragm it can improve MPG - what did you do??
  Topic: naturally aspirated 90 MPG?
Turnip

Replies: 23
Views: 5475

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:26 pm   Subject: MPG?
Yeah - what can I say? Im a pretty steady driver when I m paying for the fuel and I dont know of a better way to check than tank topping and recording? I know it seems too good to be true - but the st ...
 
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