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Offline Milspec

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Re: 178-665 Mk4 now in preservation
« Reply #15 on: May 30, 2020, 06:19:10 PM »
I actually had to run a tap through each wheel nut to cut the hardened 2 Pack paint out of the threads. Thatís okd paint not metal swarf coming out the bottom...
AKA Tankradio, Army Veteran & retired Detective, owner, 1944 GPW USMC Ambulance project, 1953 Ferret Mk1, 1954 Ferret Mk2, 1963 No1 Mk3 International GS, 1964 2A Land Rover RAEME Workshop, 1971 No1 Mk4 International GS, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAAC, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAE, 1988 Perentie GS Ex SAS

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Re: 178-665 Mk4 now in preservation
« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2020, 09:32:04 PM »
Original OX Aust 8 bottle (brake fluid) found in the cabin subframe void beside the driver's seat.

A neat relic - brings back plenty of memories - pity a rat has chewed a hole in the bottom.

I used to have some of the larger tins but they leaked.

Cheers

Phill
AKA Tankradio, Army Veteran & retired Detective, owner, 1944 GPW USMC Ambulance project, 1953 Ferret Mk1, 1954 Ferret Mk2, 1963 No1 Mk3 International GS, 1964 2A Land Rover RAEME Workshop, 1971 No1 Mk4 International GS, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAAC, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAE, 1988 Perentie GS Ex SAS