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  Topic: Series 2 A Landrover clutch kit
pete_mills

Replies: 2
Views: 1445

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:28 am   Subject: Series 2 A Landrover clutch kit
Hi Norm,
A quick search on the series 2 club forum has found this...

Right. I'll say it again. Use the S3 driven (centre) plate, and the 1968 onwards 2a diesel cover (pressure) plate. Its a 9½ i ...
  Topic: Best tyres for a porsche cayenne
pete_mills

Replies: 33
Views: 9019

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:55 pm   Subject: Best tyres for a porsche cayenne
I've got the wrangler hp all weather tyres on my jeep commander and they're not what i would consider anywhere near an all terrain. Even with both axle diff locks engaged they'll stop in moderately sl ...
  Topic: Series 2A MT tyres...
pete_mills

Replies: 2
Views: 1797

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:03 am   Subject: Series 2A MT tyres...
Thanks for the reply, I'll have a look round Vass's nearer the time - they're only down the road from me and seem to have plenty of wolf rims!
Cheers
pete
  Topic: Series 2A MT tyres...
pete_mills

Replies: 2
Views: 1797

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:10 pm   Subject: Series 2A MT tyres...
I'm restoring my series 2a landy and have started to think about tyres.
Now, I have 109 rims with knackered 7.50x16 SATs which has got me thinking. Were SATs as good as I remember? I have this strang ...
  Topic: olympic mudpluggers
pete_mills

Replies: 1
Views: 1358

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:59 am   Subject: olympic mudpluggers
The fedima maxima are the same as the olympic mud plugger pattern (which is the old firestone sat pattern). They come in 6.50x16, 7.00x16 and 7.50x16. You'll find them online.
Hope this helps,
Pete
  Topic: water proofing a petrol 2,25
pete_mills

Replies: 7
Views: 1389

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:34 pm   Subject: water proofing a petrol 2,25
I second the rubber glove - get a good thick one and seal each finger with silicone before cable tying. There's little holes under a lot of landy carbs so make sure you silicone and cable tie it aroun ...
  Topic: Jeep commander mild all terrain?
pete_mills

Replies: 6
Views: 2519

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:02 pm   Subject: Jeep commander mild all terrain?
Thanks guys, I think the BFGs are a bit too 'extreme' for my needs, I'm gonna go with the general at's they look more road friendly! - I dont suppose anyone has an idea of milage expectations for them ...
  Topic: Jeep commander mild all terrain?
pete_mills

Replies: 6
Views: 2519

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:16 pm   Subject: Jeep commander mild all terrain?
Hello everyone,
Just got a replacement for my old volvo 940 family ferry - a jeep commander.
Its standard goodyear wranglers are getting a bit low so I'm thinking to upgrade to a mild all terrain in ...
  Topic: Defender WIPAC Crystal headlights
pete_mills

Replies: 8
Views: 5908

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:57 pm   Subject: Defender WIPAC Crystal headlights
Ive got these on my S3 and have had no problems with them at all. Early winter last year I went on a 4x4 'rescue mission' of some youths who got their disco 2 stuck in a wood at night in torrential ra ...
  Topic: V8 versus 2.25 petrol
pete_mills

Replies: 15
Views: 5298

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:12 am   Subject: V8 versus 2.25 petrol
I've just ditched my V8 out of my series 3 and am going back to the 2.25.
After serveral years of tinkering I just want the basic plodding engine it was designed for that doesnt break gearboxes and i ...
  Topic: series landie weave
pete_mills

Replies: 11
Views: 3911

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:06 am   Subject: series landie weave
Just check it isnt in four wheel drive as that DOES cause a weave on a series landy if used on dry roads for long periods of time as ther're part time 4wd.
(Check this by pulling the red lever back, ...
  Topic: Strange smell
pete_mills

Replies: 32
Views: 5857

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2010 7:48 pm   Subject: Strange smell
We had mice in the chassis legs of Pa's S3. I only discovered them when I plated the chassis and accidently incinerated the nest. Nothing much compares to the panic of torching the old man's landy and ...
  Topic: What colour to paint it?
pete_mills

Replies: 10
Views: 2192

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2010 6:58 pm   Subject: What colour to paint it?
G'day folks
Having taken the pain in the backside V8 out of my S3 swb landy I decided while sprucing up the old 2.25 to rub down and repaint the ol'girl.
It currently sports Nato matt IRR paint whi ...
  Topic: Mud Tyres
pete_mills

Replies: 11
Views: 3169

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:11 pm   Subject: Mud Tyres
There's apparently a new EU directive that'll be limiting the decibels that all new tyres produce while on the road, many of the old favorites wont be able to comply. Do a bit of research to see if th ...
  Topic: ATTENTION: We genuinely would value your feedback!
pete_mills

Replies: 27
Views: 9159

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:04 pm   Subject: ATTENTION: We genuinely would value your feedback!
I have a samsung pixxon 8 mega pixel phone which I cannot stand! Even worse, I'm lumbered with it for another 6 months with an 18 month contract! 6 months with a crap phone and no manufacturers warren ...
  Topic: Mallory dizzy conversion
pete_mills

Replies: 1
Views: 877

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:18 pm   Subject: Mallory dizzy conversion
My 3.5V8's 4000 year old points & vacum dizzy is well in need of an overhaul so I'm beginning to wonder if I should stick the electronic conversion onto my spare mallory dual points dizzy? I took ...
  Topic: Hot starting problems
pete_mills

Replies: 2
Views: 928

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:51 pm   Subject: Hot starting problems
Hello all,
My recently LPG converted V8 series 3 is now very reluctant to start when warm. I drove it about 3 miles, parked at the petrol pump, returned and it wouldn't start. It seems like there's n ...
  Topic: LPG running-in
pete_mills

Replies: 3
Views: 1862

PostForum: LPG, Bio Diesel and Alternative Fuels   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:25 pm   Subject: LPG running-in
Cheers for the replies,
when I get my money back (see my posting of 'scum' in the Soap Box) I'll pop over to my local LPG specialist and get it tweaked.

I'm just over the moon that it runs and sh ...
  Topic: LPG running-in
pete_mills

Replies: 3
Views: 1862

PostForum: LPG, Bio Diesel and Alternative Fuels   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:34 pm   Subject: LPG running-in
Good day people,

I have just completed my LPG conversion (3.5l twin carb type with 80l tank) and filled up at my local station. I put about 64l into the tank and all 4 little green lights were lit ...
  Topic: Looking for 32" or 33" Mud radial tyre for 17 rim
pete_mills

Replies: 4
Views: 1638

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:28 am   Subject: Looking for 32" or 33" Mud radial tyre for 17 rim
305/65r17's are about 33 inches and available by BFG, Pro Comp, Mickey Thompson, super swamper etc in many tread patterns but they're mainly sold in the states. Google those tyre companies and find a ...
  Topic: I cant be the last one can I?
pete_mills

Replies: 37
Views: 10636

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:46 pm   Subject: I cant be the last one can I?
Coooooooooooooooooooooooooooollllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll!!!!!!!! Very Happy
  Topic: I cant be the last one can I?
pete_mills

Replies: 37
Views: 10636

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:46 pm   Subject: I cant be the last one can I?
Glad there are some still in use but round my way they seem to be more like garden ornaments! You just dont see them on the roads, especially in the cold.
I must also confess to owning several garden ...
  Topic: V8 rebuild project
pete_mills

Replies: 7
Views: 2358

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:34 pm   Subject: V8 rebuild project
Throughout the summer I did the same thing and stripped my existing V8, rebulding it with new rings, cam, followers, seals, bearings, valves, chain and sprockets and finally gaskets.
If you're going ...
  Topic: I cant be the last one can I?
pete_mills

Replies: 37
Views: 10636

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:56 am   Subject: I cant be the last one can I?
Having trundled my way along the many frosty snowy roads of the cambs / beds area over the past week or so, something worrying has dawned on me.

WHERE HAVE ALL THE SERIES LAND ROVERS GONE?!? :shoc ...
  Topic: Dim battery light
pete_mills

Replies: 5
Views: 1258

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:06 pm   Subject: Dim battery light
Sounds like a good idea, i'll try the diode pack, got nothing to lose by having a go!
Cheers,
Pete
  Topic: Dim battery light
pete_mills

Replies: 5
Views: 1258

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:48 pm   Subject: Dim battery light
My battery light on the S3 (3.5 V8 ) is beginning to glow when I switch on more new fangled gizmos (ie heater and wipers!). The more I switch on the more it glows but its completely off when its idlin ...
  Topic: 750x16
pete_mills

Replies: 3
Views: 1319

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:32 pm   Subject: 750x16
They're 7.5 inches wide with a 100% aspect ratio meaning the height is 7.5 x 2 + 16 = 31 inches...
although they do vary quite a lot, my old general sags were much taller than the old remould MTs on ...
  Topic: Defender 90 tyres
pete_mills

Replies: 3
Views: 1388

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 3:49 pm   Subject: Defender 90 tyres
I had the same quandry and opted for the 255/85r16 KM2's for their high milage but if you're only doing 4000 a year then there are much cheaper alternatives, if you're looking at cheaper 235/85r16 the ...
  Topic: Parabolic springs.....
pete_mills

Replies: 12
Views: 8480

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:10 pm   Subject: Parabolic springs.....
I've had the TIC paras on since 2001-2 ish and they instantly improved the ride - but that was compared to real old rusted sagged manky standard springs. I initially had a hard top configuration which ...
  Topic: period correct snorkel
pete_mills

Replies: 6
Views: 1904

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:49 pm   Subject: period correct snorkel
Magic, I'm sure you're fully aware its not the depth of the water, its how fast its moving that catches people out. It only takes a few inches of fast flowing water to cause the vehicle to break away! ...
 
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