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  Topic: Help with gearbox noise
markgw

Replies: 1
Views: 234

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:09 pm   Subject: Solved
blame it on the heat - just needed to put the transfer lever back into position!
  Topic: Help with gearbox noise
markgw

Replies: 1
Views: 234

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:06 pm   Subject: Help with gearbox noise
Hi,

Need some help with a strange "noise" coming from the transmission tunnel.

I just had to quickly move the car and as soon as I moved the selector through Neutral it made a grinding ...
  Topic: Best place to get new doors? Having trouble finding some
markgw

Replies: 3
Views: 336

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:33 pm   Subject: Best place to get new doors? Having trouble finding some
Hi Thanks.

Hmmm. That supplier is one I tried. They confirmed stock, took my money and then the following week called to tell me there would be a 2 week delay.

Afraid I don't have much trust in ...
  Topic: Best place to get new doors? Having trouble finding some
markgw

Replies: 3
Views: 336

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:22 pm   Subject: Best place to get new doors? Having trouble finding some
Hi,

Looking to get new doors and so far I've had nothing but problems with two different suppliers.

First was damaged in transit, but was also very poorly assembled.
Second was a genuine rear d ...
  Topic: 50th Nearside Wing
markgw

Replies: 13
Views: 1462

PostForum: Parts For Sale   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:00 pm   Subject: 50th Nearside Wing
Thanks.

Completely agree. Same often the case with genuine vs pattern parts.

But when one is hundreds of pounds and unavailable vs 80 and next day delivery, sometimes its easier to make the mo ...
  Topic: 50th Nearside Wing
markgw

Replies: 13
Views: 1462

PostForum: Parts For Sale   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: Differences to standard wing?
Other than the obvious hole for the rollcage - is there any other difference between this and wings for standard parts?

I know there is the difference between air intakes on the offside, but on the ...
  Topic: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
markgw

Replies: 140
Views: 20130

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:03 pm   Subject: GB320
Hi,

This is a great idea. Count GB320 in.

Look forward to it. Thanks for organising.
  Topic: Brake Pipe replacement - how difficult to do?
markgw

Replies: 1
Views: 618

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:03 pm   Subject: Brake Pipe replacement - how difficult to do?
Hi,
Just suffered a split brake pipe where the front to rear pipe rises up the rear of the chassis (just in front of the rear axle).

It looks like it's the common story of corrosion hidden by waxo ...
  Topic: Valuation for Insurance purposes
markgw

Replies: 0
Views: 1105

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 3:15 pm   Subject: Valuation for Insurance purposes
Hi,

What do people reckon is a fair agreed value price for insurance these days?

T reg, completely original 110k miles with full service history.

Body and paint really good for age, but unres ...
  Topic: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
markgw

Replies: 15
Views: 2738

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:04 am   Subject: Neither RimmerBros or Double S think it is deceptive
Final replies had from Rimmer Bros

Their description is correct and the exhaust is stainless. They do not feel that the omission of the grade of stainless used (ie cheap stuff that rusts) is in any ...
  Topic: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
markgw

Replies: 15
Views: 2738

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:43 pm   Subject: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
Thank you for all of that because I have had exactly the same issue that you have had (mine is also from Rimmerbros) which has been on for about 2 years and is in the smae condition - and I was rather ...
  Topic: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
markgw

Replies: 15
Views: 2738

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:07 am   Subject: reply from RimmerBros and discussion with Double S
So yesterday I have called Double S, who have pointed out to me that all metals will tarnish or corrode, and the use of the 409 stainless steel is "normal" in the industry.
I was also asked ...
  Topic: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
markgw

Replies: 15
Views: 2738

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:41 am   Subject: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
I was concidering the very same purchase; i think i'll avoid.

Come to think of it the previous owner of my LR said it had a stainless exhasut from the CATs back - i didn't believe it as it looks ju ...
  Topic: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
markgw

Replies: 15
Views: 2738

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:24 pm   Subject: Update - rimmerbros stainless exhaust details
Okay so the supplier is now ignoring my straightforward requests so I've spoken to some other suppliers and even an engineer or two.

The exhaust I bought was from RimmerBros LR1126SSUTILITY

http ...
  Topic: Views on stainless exhaust - should it rust like this
markgw

Replies: 15
Views: 2738

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:46 pm   Subject: Yeah kind of what I thought too
So far im still being fobbed off - funny autocorrect thinks I want to use the word "robbed" Smile

Just to be clear - the cats and downpipes are original but from just after the y piece is wh ...
 
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