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  Topic: Mog Compressor
thinfourth

Replies: 2
Views: 2458

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:09 am   Subject: Mog Compressor
My newly acquired 404 has a compresor hiding under the bonnet.

Nothing attached to it so n belt and no pipes

2 questions

1 anyone got a belt size?

2 What controls the compressor as i can't ...
  Topic: Rough running 404
thinfourth

Replies: 8
Views: 5972

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:20 pm   Subject: Rough running 404
Excellent i shall keep that in mind

I did some diagnostics last night. Rev the **** out of it in the pitch black and couldn't see any sign of tracking from the leads.

The big **** off flames ou ...
  Topic: Rough running 404
thinfourth

Replies: 8
Views: 5972

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:09 pm   Subject: Rough running 404
It has civilian plug leads but they look damn old and give a tingle when touched while it is running.

Considering the set of leads on ebay from westfield but they are a bit ouch pricey
  Topic: Rough running 404
thinfourth

Replies: 8
Views: 5972

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:30 pm   Subject: Rough running 404
Managed to pick-up a 404 mog and many many questions to come.

firstly it appears to take ages to warm up.

So is there a thermostat in the cooling system?


What does the flap in the exhaust m ...
  Topic: Steel suppliers in NE Scotland?
thinfourth

Replies: 7
Views: 2134

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 3:26 pm   Subject: Steel suppliers in NE Scotland?
I've got a length of 80 x 40 which looks ideal

I could sell you some
  Topic: Transaxle buggies/triallers
thinfourth

Replies: 62
Views: 44355

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:39 am   Subject: Transaxle buggies/triallers

http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/12814_65739_477714854353_834464353_5450388_5349467_n_3.jpg


Why is it being driven by a nun?
  Topic: Crawler.. bike buggy..2 seater flat 4 variable diff pro warp
thinfourth

Replies: 703
Views: 752603

PostForum: Custom Builds   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:14 am   Subject: Crawler.. bike buggy..2 seater flat 4 variable diff pro warp
Hi Lee. Thanks for the offer mate. I've actually managed to unblock one now so I'm getting there. I have also bought a spare pair on flee bay so no worries. I might ask to borrow your dash at some ...
  Topic: Crawler.. bike buggy..2 seater flat 4 variable diff pro warp
thinfourth

Replies: 703
Views: 752603

PostForum: Custom Builds   Posted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:40 pm   Subject: Crawler.. bike buggy..2 seater flat 4 variable diff pro warp
Ideas

Have you seen if there is a signal getting to the injectors? You could look for power using a meter or lightbulb/LED

Try feeding in power to an injector and see if it squirts fuel? If inje ...
  Topic: 0-60
thinfourth

Replies: 6
Views: 1624

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:07 am   Subject: 0-60
Who cares

Anyone who measures their enjoyment of a vehicle using a stopwatch is basically a fool.
  Topic: Increasing flex on the rear
thinfourth

Replies: 14
Views: 3581

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:22 pm   Subject: Increasing flex on the rear
Thats beautifully simple and screamingly obvious
  Topic: Increasing flex on the rear
thinfourth

Replies: 14
Views: 3581

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2010 5:31 pm   Subject: Increasing flex on the rear
Cranked arms are over a hundred.

How about cutting the end off the arms and machineing them to accept a large rose joint?

I've got a lathe so machining a thread on is easy and making up the brac ...
  Topic: Increasing flex on the rear
thinfourth

Replies: 14
Views: 3581

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:30 pm   Subject: Increasing flex on the rear
Is there any cheap way of increasing the flex on the rear of a90/rangerover hybrid.

The shocks i have aren't reachng full travel in either direction after i bought a cheap and cheerful 2" lift ...
  Topic: Ideas for trailing arm hubs please
thinfourth

Replies: 17
Views: 14122

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:07 pm   Subject: Ideas for trailing arm hubs please
Lets step back

What are you trying to achieve?

Better hubs or better brakes?

As it is probably easier to engineer better brakes then it is to engineer new hubs to get better brakes
  Topic: Ideas for trailing arm hubs please
thinfourth

Replies: 17
Views: 14122

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:27 am   Subject: Ideas for trailing arm hubs please
For the front could you not just take the entire swivel assembly from the end of a landrover axle?
  Topic: Hi-lift servicing
thinfourth

Replies: 3
Views: 947

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:12 pm   Subject: Hi-lift servicing
Anyone got a good guide as to servicing a hi-lift jack

The taking to bits is easy its just the huge dilemma of to grease or not to grease when rebuilding.
  Topic: Volvo Portals ---- Strong ?
thinfourth

Replies: 16
Views: 10590

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:54 pm   Subject: Volvo Portals ---- Strong ?
Oh ****** off thats not exactly a light tap

He landed at speed sideways on one wheel thats not exactly within design specs.
  Topic: Winches Hydro Vs Electric
thinfourth

Replies: 36
Views: 11293

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:49 pm   Subject: Winches Hydro Vs Electric
Some events also have a minimum vehicle weight in the regulations. I'm not sure how many do, the Ladoga Trophy in russia (just happen to be the last event I read the rules on) has a minimum weight lim ...
  Topic: Winches Hydro Vs Electric
thinfourth

Replies: 36
Views: 11293

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:48 am   Subject: Winches Hydro Vs Electric

145 hp to drive winch Shocked



Ever had a light bulb moment

Why not get a motorbike engine and adapt that to drive a winch

No its a silly idea

Speaking of silly ideas

Is there an ...
  Topic: Winches Hydro Vs Electric
thinfourth

Replies: 36
Views: 11293

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:10 am   Subject: Winches Hydro Vs Electric
the good old electric / hydro debate

i do like 12v elecy winches but hydro is the way to go for speed and reliablity in the off road world

having said that i do fancy building a 3 phase winch wi ...
  Topic: Fusible flanges
thinfourth

Replies: 16
Views: 4654

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:01 am   Subject: Fusible flanges
No need to reinvent the wheel.....



The CV joints cost more then I paid for the old original diff and they came attached to a free hybrid landrover attached

I want a cheap and cheerful soluti ...
  Topic: Crawler.. bike buggy..2 seater flat 4 variable diff pro warp
thinfourth

Replies: 703
Views: 752603

PostForum: Custom Builds   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:48 am   Subject: Crawler.. bike buggy..2 seater flat 4 variable diff pro warp


http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/11101_Picture_152_1.jpg


I'm sure the AWDC stipulate that any entries into competition should have wheels so this may be classed as cheating
  Topic: Fusible flanges
thinfourth

Replies: 16
Views: 4654

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:00 pm   Subject: Fusible flanges
Considered it Very Happy

And lets face it, in my crazy brain there isn't much I havn't considered Rolling Eyes
Like a Tractor PTO shaft clutch Idea
I rang GKN tears back to see if they still did those ...
  Topic: Fusible flanges
thinfourth

Replies: 16
Views: 4654

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:10 pm   Subject: Fusible flanges
Very good point & taken on board.

So its down to the events you do
& if you are happy with DNF's
& if you dont mind spending money traveling & entering, but needing to change sha ...
  Topic: Fusible flanges
thinfourth

Replies: 16
Views: 4654

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:38 pm   Subject: Fusible flanges
:
Stick with getting your Diff Strong

Works out cheaper in the long run.
george

Okay

New CVs, new diff, new driveshafts etc and you are looking at the best part of at least a grand

A ne ...
  Topic: Fusible flanges
thinfourth

Replies: 16
Views: 4654

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:53 pm   Subject: Fusible flanges
I have a hybrid trialer and a lathe in my garage.

Now so far i have had one diff fail on the hybrid , which meant thats the day over on the trialing front and a few hours and expenses to replace.
...
  Topic: Anything for sale?
thinfourth

Replies: 13
Views: 11021

PostForum: BORDC General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 7:44 pm   Subject: Anything for sale?
Send us some details
  Topic: Anything for sale?
thinfourth

Replies: 13
Views: 11021

PostForum: BORDC General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:55 pm   Subject: Anything for sale?
Brother inlaw has given up bikes and is looking for an offroader of some sort to bash about in as he is finding his frontera a bit lacking

So anyone know of anything for sale?
  Topic: Time for a turbo rebuild?
thinfourth

Replies: 9
Views: 2410

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 7:47 am   Subject: Time for a turbo rebuild?
Okay the following tips came from a knowledgable man

get the engine nice and hot and stop it

take off the inlet hose to the turbo off

Now with you fingers spin the turbo backwards if it stops ...
  Topic: Disco rear winch mount
thinfourth

Replies: 5
Views: 1945

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 7:35 am   Subject: Disco rear winch mount
I have my trailer socket mounted on a defender quite high on the body.

As unless you are towing lots of different trailers then you merely extend your own trailers lighting cable so it reaches.

...
  Topic: A good cheap winch?
thinfourth

Replies: 8
Views: 4779

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 7:28 am   Subject: A good cheap winch?
Considering sticking a center/rear winch on my ratty old trialing landrover as it has a rotten bum which needs attention from mr welder.

So while going choppy choppy i might as well put in a winch ...
 
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