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Forum: Member's Vehicles Today, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
To answer a couple of questions, I'm not sure of...

To answer a couple of questions, I'm not sure of it's history, I bought it from Craddocks of Cannock when they used to have loads of Military surplus Land Rovers, it was my first Landy :smile:

As...
Forum: Member's Vehicles Yesterday, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
Finally found the pics from when I made my spare...

Finally found the pics from when I made my spare wheel carrier and realised it used the lower anti-luce pin that was peculiar to Lightweight Land Rovers with the split tailgate.
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Forum: Restorations Section 18-04-18, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
I suppose because I live in an "industrial area"...

I suppose because I live in an "industrial area" I've never really thought about having to use DIY sheds for fasteners, plus being in maintenance there is normally a nice selection of fasteners...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 15-04-18, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
I had a slightly different solution when I made a...

I had a slightly different solution when I made a swing away carrier for my Lightweight, the top rail went right across the door and located on the anti-luce pin that used to hold the lower tailgate...
Forum: Restorations Section 15-04-18, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
As long as they've cleared by the end of June...

As long as they've cleared by the end of June when we go on holiday down there :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 15-04-18, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
Probably turn a bit cloudy once you fire it up?...

Probably turn a bit cloudy once you fire it up? :whistle:

Stuart.
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 09-04-18, 11:18 PM
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Views: 1,728
Posted By Robotstar5
Small woodscrew? Stuart.

Small woodscrew?

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 09-04-18, 09:34 AM
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Views: 831
Posted By Robotstar5
That's what I did, it just took a while for their...

That's what I did, it just took a while for their collection day to coincide with my shifts, they swapped it for a new one which I've yet to find a use for :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 08-04-18, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
You did a good job stick welding that, your shed...

You did a good job stick welding that, your shed needs a TIG welder next :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 08-04-18, 10:28 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
The Paracetamol was still in date when we used it...

The Paracetamol was still in date when we used it up :righton: and we did take quite a lot of unused drugs to the pharmacy for disposal.

The most difficult thing to get rid of was the yellow...
Forum: General Issues 08-04-18, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Robotstar5
We found the same when trying to buy various...

We found the same when trying to buy various tablets as our cupboard was running low, had to split it between me and mrs Robo.

Years ago my mom had Paracetamol on (free) prescription and when she...
Forum: Model Stationary Engines 04-04-18, 06:03 PM
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Views: 241
Posted By Robotstar5
New Toy

Does this count or will I be banned as it's "hot fog" :smile:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/882/41138996161_6e2b93446c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25Fj7ig)Wilesco D3CR (https://flic.kr/p/25Fj7ig) by...
Forum: General Issues 04-04-18, 05:35 PM
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Views: 831
Posted By Robotstar5
Land Rover started using semi-liquid grease (EP00...

Land Rover started using semi-liquid grease (EP00 (https://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69322-fuchs-renolit-ep-00-grease.aspx)) in the 90's for their swivel housings instead of EP90 oil. Seemed to work OK...
Forum: Restorations Section 04-04-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 50,897
Posted By Robotstar5
I would expect to see the end of the wire...

I would expect to see the end of the wire floating near where it was soldered on.

Stuart.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 03-04-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Robotstar5
Most of the exhibitors & traders decided not to...

Most of the exhibitors & traders decided not to stay for the last day and left on Sunday evening.

Stuart.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 01-04-18, 11:09 PM
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Views: 406
Posted By Robotstar5
Robert Starr is my "pen name" I use for Facebook...

Robert Starr is my "pen name" I use for Facebook special interest groups etc. as I don't want loads of school friends, work colleagues etc. posting what they had for dinner on my timeline :biggrin:
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Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 01-04-18, 10:33 PM
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Views: 406
Posted By Robotstar5
Stoke Prior 01/04/18

It was a very poorly attended show probably due to the weather, most of the classic cars stayed in the car park and one tractor was even afraid to venture into the rally field!. Only 5 engines on the...
Forum: The Workshop 30-03-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 75,893
Posted By Robotstar5
What's the plan for the engine mountings?, flash...

What's the plan for the engine mountings?, flash ground plates with tapped holes leveled and grouted into the cast block?.

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 30-03-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Robotstar5
I tend to use a parallel punch as a chisel edge...

I tend to use a parallel punch as a chisel edge can be pushed into the shaft by the radius of the key and could damage the shaft.

Stuart.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 30-03-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Robotstar5
These days you would need the charging system...

These days you would need the charging system (inductive coupling) built into the drivers seat as manufacturers are moving to keyless ignition systems so the driver keeps the "key" in their pocket...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 29-03-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Robotstar5
Different makes must have different systems, on...

Different makes must have different systems, on the Freelander I had to press both buttons a few times once the battery was removed to "discharge" it before inserting the new battery.

Stuart.
Forum: Model Stationary Engines 24-03-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,188
Posted By Robotstar5
Do you have any photo's of the rally diorama?,...

Do you have any photo's of the rally diorama?, been a keen modeler I was thinking of something similar myself.

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 23-03-18, 11:50 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 75,893
Posted By Robotstar5
I suppose it depends on how you were taught?,...

I suppose it depends on how you were taught?, I've always put a plane down on it's side whatever sort of surface it's on, the same as always putting an angry grinder down with the wheel facing up.
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Forum: Pumps 23-03-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Robotstar5
I really need to get my eyes tested, I can't make...

I really need to get my eyes tested, I can't make out anything on that invoice :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 22-03-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 75,893
Posted By Robotstar5
I remember my dad using that method to hold a...

I remember my dad using that method to hold a frame together when gluing, Spanish windlass?.

Stuart.
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