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Mechanical / Re: shock absorbers
« Last post by Lionelgee on May 27, 2018, 08:06:17 PM »
Hello cvanschreven,

I am close to going down the same road with my 1970 2A short wheel base. It currently has some flogged out Old Man Emu "Nitros" on the front and some no name brand ones on the back. I am going into ARB to see how much a new set of Old Man Emu's will cost.

I am working on getting the brakes going first - so it could be a while before I confirm what the replacement shocks are.

Mine is a civilian Land Rover though.

Kind Regards
Lionel
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Radio Wanted / For Sale / Radio Cradle / Racks - EX ADF
« Last post by brettwild on May 27, 2018, 05:41:56 PM »
Hi All,

I have for sale 10/ what appear to be radio cradle / Racks for probably Raven - happy for input
May suit earlier model radio's The cradle's are new made from aluminium / steel - they are approx .500 x .500 mm and weight 8 kg. Pick up from the Hunter Valley, postage is possible on application
These will suit FFR Landrover or other vehicles Fitted For Radio


Thanks for reading
Regards

Brett 0488255666
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Vehicles Wanted / Re: WANTED: Land Rover Workshop
« Last post by John H on May 27, 2018, 03:24:13 PM »
Hope your search is successful.(They would have been out of service in your era).There are a few appies on here who are restoring the older vehicles and I sure they will be willing to offer a young fella(LOL) help/advice etc.Cheers Hallsy 38th EF.







































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REMLR Member Sheds / Re: Carzee's shed
« Last post by Carzee on May 27, 2018, 11:39:31 AM »
No I haven't thought about the tank. Some members have repaired or strengthened the tank mount that is prone to cracks. I think mine has been done already in service. Have to check, that was a couple of years back. As for a tank bash plate or something... no idea. Have you fitted some protector?
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Fire Engines / Re: 116-954 Found
« Last post by Chazza on May 27, 2018, 11:24:32 AM »
Woohoo!

Well done chaps another one saved.

Looking forward to some photos Chiefie!

Cheers Charlie
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REMLR - General Chatter / Re: Pintle hook mounting bolts
« Last post by Chazza on May 27, 2018, 11:20:53 AM »
Interesting post Dervish thank you!  :D

I was working on an Isuzu truck at work this week and noticed that the tow hitch has four indentations on the side of the mounting flange. On the tow-bar, four pieces of round bar have been welded on, to correspond with the indentations and therefore supply a rest for the hitch and of course, an aid to resist the shear-force.

It is certainly worth getting this right, because a trailer coming off, must be an absolute nightmare to experience!

Cheers Charlie
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Mechanical / shock absorbers
« Last post by cvanschreven on May 27, 2018, 11:03:19 AM »
I have a 1971 2a SWB LR, ex NZ Army, any ideas on which shocks to use on this model?? Fitted with standard SWB springs as normal, thanks.
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Parts For Sale / Re: No 5 trailer light cover
« Last post by BEARMAN on May 27, 2018, 10:23:26 AM »
All gone unfortunately Brett.
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Parts For Sale / Re: No 5 trailer light cover
« Last post by brettwild on May 27, 2018, 10:03:53 AM »
I would be after the leg, and plate for the haulmark trailer. And any of the no 5 light covers left.

Regards
Brett
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REMLR Member Sheds / Re: Carzee's shed
« Last post by DetV on May 26, 2018, 08:42:07 PM »
Ross, I expect that the sliders might provide some protection of the sills, but what about the fuel tank on the driver side? Have you done any reinforcing there?
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