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S3ute
S3ute
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Last Activity: Today, 05:25 PM
Joined: 07-09-2013
Location: Brisbane, Australia
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again.

    Getting into the queue a little late.

    Funny how you become aware of things being such and such but often take a while to get personally exposed to them. Case in...
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    Last edited by S3ute; Today, 07:08 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to 1 Ton mud flaps
    I came across them early on too and was keen to pull the trigger on a deal. Unfortunately, the truck was still in multiple bits and the latch set seemed a bit premature.

    Needless to say the...
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  • S3ute
    replied to May Aurora
    No - but I’ve got a good excuse I suppose.

    Cheers,

    Neil...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Grab Bag Fasteners
    Most fasteners were sheradised but I’m not certain that all were. The replacement floor screws are more often than not zinc with a yellow passivate finish. Whether the originals were is for others...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Yes, I guess in my case it’s often down to disorganisation but otherwise it’s the difference between doing an OK job and the right job.

    Cheers...
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  • S3ute
    replied to 1 Ton mud flaps
    Apparently Rovers North sells a similar, if not the same, two way tailgate hinge kit.

    https://www.roversnorth.com/parts/rn...kit_galvanized

    Cheers,

    Neil
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  • S3ute
    replied to 1 Ton mud flaps
    Hello again.

    This is the photo that I mentioned in the previous post.



    The company that I was thinking about is Purely Metal.

    Cheers,

    ...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-10-2024, 12:52 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to 1 Ton mud flaps
    There is a fellow in the UK who makes a two way hinge for the standard tailgate. Name escapes me but I’ll try to track it down.

    It’s quite a clever design that replaces the right...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-10-2024, 12:54 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again.

    Off travel topics and back to Land Rovers and their husbandry.

    I’m yet to work up the courage to attack the wiring remediation task that will be required to...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-11-2024, 12:59 AM.

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  • S3ute
    started a topic Small town fame

    Small town fame

    Hello again.

    Just back home from a short fishing trip to Ebor in northern New South Wales - this time opting to stay a night in the small New England country town of Tenterfield. This is...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-07-2024, 10:16 AM.

  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again - from Glen Innes on the New England Tableland en-route to my fishing shack in Ebor.

    Nothing to do with Land Rover restoration but I thought I’d add to the quoted comment...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-05-2024, 06:11 PM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Blue Over Green 1971 Series IIA 88"
    Hello from Brisbane.

    Welcome to the forum and, like the others have said, I’ll enjoy following your progress.

    It sounds like you know what you’re in for, which...
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  • S3ute
    replied to What's it?
    Hello from Brisbane.

    Those fittings were also standard on the earlier Australian Series 3 military Rovers.

    Cheers,

    Neil
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Yes, your guess is correct. That was the place that I got them from.

    Excellent service too.

    Cheers,

    Neil...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again.

    A bit more Land Rover bling arrived here in the post yesterday.

    A set of new AVM free wheeling hubs from a four wheel drive accessories outlet in Indiana.
    ...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-01-2024, 05:37 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Gene,

    Hello again and thanks for sharing our common interest in the welfare of old tools - particularly those to which we have become a bit attached.

    My case was having managed...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-01-2024, 04:10 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again.

    Going back a few posts I mentioned the Japanese ETC 1/2” drive socket set that I was thinking to rejuvenate.



    I got started on the metal case the other...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Bush Barbie
    Yep,

    Don’t go in to the bush without one.

    Plus take some precautions to stay safe.

    Cheers,

    Neil...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again.

    Well, once in a while the little guy gets to win.

    When my truck came back from engine fettling I noticed that the new battery restraining frame wasn’t screwed...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 05-13-2024, 05:33 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Mine too!

    Cheers,

    Neil...
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