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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #240 on: April 24, 2019, 05:31:09 PM »
Easter 2019 was a good break although we only went out for a drive on the Sunday, to a local LR Club show 'n shine. See: http://remlr.com/forum/index.php?topic=6042.0

One little job that got done was the etching and painting of the Ibis Troop Scoop Cargo Barrier. The fabricated/folded aluminium barrier was purchased recently. See:  http://remlr.com/forum/index.php?topic=6035.0


One side is flat. The barrier won't get too filthy when travelling as the rear of the canopy will cover it. The flat side could easily be fitted with brackets to hold a snatch strap, or a long-handled wheel brace, etc. As long as the fitted item is thin enough to fit behind the tail of the rear canopy. If the non-flat side faces out (the alternative I prefer) then the barrier could multi-purpose as a cuppa prep-table. It just needs a matching flat piece attached (unpainted on the inside), with hinges at the bottom and a budget lock at the top.

Pics: these show the choice between showing the flat inside "outside" ...and the non-flat inside "inside".
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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #241 on: May 18, 2019, 05:52:47 PM »
Time for more news. The tac windscreen canvas by Rod looks good. I will attach pics below showing it on Rod's LRCV -the one with Air Conditioning :)

Still haven't done the snorkel but I have put together another Expansion Tank upgrade, this time for Stevie's FFR. Seems to be a obsession of mine to find ways of fighting global warming.

Also acquired a spare NOS thermostat, a spare Blackout Switch and a Brake Booster from Brian to be rebuilt.

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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #242 on: May 20, 2019, 09:30:28 AM »
Nice one Ross - It will be interesting to see how much cooler/warner (depending on the thermal circumstances) it makes the vehicle.   You are making the LRCV into a real  SUV - survival utility vehicle!

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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #243 on: June 02, 2019, 10:59:12 AM »
Hi Frank, the other LRCV should be wearing one soon as well.

I'm now making a large awning, DIY.

I got some lengths of C section aluminium in 3mm as a start the other day. I have looked on google for a supplier of polyester in brown or green. I looked at outdoor furniture UV weatherproof materials. And marine vinyl. Not what we're chasing. The usual tent material is called ??

Anyone know the right name of the material and a supplier?

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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #244 on: June 02, 2019, 11:35:12 AM »
Hi Frank, the other LRCV should be wearing one soon as well.

I'm now making a large awning, DIY.

I got some lengths of C section aluminium in 3mm as a start the other day. I have looked on google for a supplier of polyester in brown or green. I looked at outdoor furniture UV weatherproof materials. And marine vinyl. Not what we're chasing. The usual tent material is called ??

Anyone know the right name of the material and a supplier?

Why not ask by pm or phone to FFRMAN ?
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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #245 on: June 03, 2019, 12:47:38 PM »
The usual tent material is called ??

Anyone know the right name of the material and a supplier?
Wax Converters sell a wide range of canvas products, both Defence colours and regular lines. Lots to choose from.

http://www.waxcon.com.au/defence-camouflage-tents-and-tarps.htm

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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #246 on: June 04, 2019, 12:40:54 PM »
Thanks all, I went with a nylon Auscam and I will just 2 ply it... from Pam in Vic.

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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #247 on: July 16, 2019, 09:39:21 PM »
Cold weather lately, too cold for painting. Anyway, today the old flexible brake hoses (3) were changed out for HEL brand stainless hoses at the Series Workshop. New fluid too. Johnny has the vacuum brake fluid bleeder setup and it is so quick!

I think the brake booster that was recond. last month (obtained here from Bearman) will wait another month. That job is part of a combo deal - I need to check the firewall under the booster for rust and install a new or decent seal to stop water leaks onto the shoes when its raining. As well, underneath, on the pedal box we would like to upgrade the clutch pedal to the TD5 type and install a butterfly spring to reduce the HD clutch pedal pressure. as per http://lofclutches.com/shop/td5/l-o-f-powerspring-pedal-assister-kit/?v=6cc98ba2045f

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Re: Perentie Long Range Camping Vehicle - LRCV
« Reply #248 on: August 05, 2019, 04:37:44 PM »
The booking is in for the LRCV to get a Maxidrive HD front axle later this month.
See this thread. http://remlr.com/forum/index.php?topic=6079.0

This will put back the brake booster etc job.

Meanwhile a small job can be done on the Breather Pipes.

Under the bonnet near the top of the engine bay section of the firewall (on the pgr side) is a handful of plastic / poly 6.35mm OD 4mm ID pipes from the ...

axle breathers front and rear, seen in RPS group drawing JAB
the gearbox and transferbox, seen in RPS group drawing FBC
the bellhousing top pgr side, seen in RPS group drawing FB

I am planning to renew the 30 yr old breather pipes with silicon vac pipe and use barbed brass terminals (or similar idea - maybe a 5-into-1 homemade manifold) at the engine bay end to connect the breathers to the pgr side end-cap of the Donaldson Filter Drum.

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