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  Topic: Wanted- original 50th steering wheel
mrtee

Replies: 3
Views: 415

PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:21 am   Subject: Wanted- original 50th steering wheel
Thanks for advice/ help- I'll go down the re- trim route if I can't find one- it's the only original item missing off mine
  Topic: Wanted- original 50th steering wheel
mrtee

Replies: 3
Views: 415

PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:52 pm   Subject: Wanted- original 50th steering wheel
Hi All

If anyone has an original 50th steering wheel they want to sell- please get in touch with me- thanks
  Topic: Wanted- Defender 50th
mrtee

Replies: 1
Views: 322

PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:25 pm   Subject: Wanted- Defender 50th
Hi All- as the previous owner of GB337 and having to reluctantly sell it a few years ago- Im looking for another Very Happy

Originality is more important than condition as I'm planning a full chassis up ...
  Topic: Freestyle alloys , with tyres too if poss
mrtee

Replies: 6
Views: 1980

PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:05 pm   Subject: Freestyle alloys , with tyres too if poss
Simon, you can have my old black A bar if you want it, just needs recoating.....
  Topic: Cross member bolts
mrtee

Replies: 16
Views: 2828

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:41 am   Subject: Cross member bolts
Simon, they are easy now.......

The step bolts into cross member are a pig to get out as everyone has said. I just went for the shearing option in the first place, big impact driver, on full wack, ...
  Topic: Cross member bolts
mrtee

Replies: 16
Views: 2828

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:57 am   Subject: Cross member bolts
Goes faster and longer with a bit of lube...... Wink
  Topic: 233 on ebay
mrtee

Replies: 23
Views: 5350

PostForum: Vehicles For Sale   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:12 pm   Subject: 233 on ebay
GB 337 can cover 220+ miles on a single tank .
Chris the owner says this is normal .
He has a diesel economy out of a V8.

Very slightly inflated.... I do get over 200 miles from a tank- recent ...
  Topic: Exhaust centre box
mrtee

Replies: 2
Views: 801

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:26 pm   Subject: Exhaust centre box
The TD5 straight through will fit (ask Simon what it sound like, as there is a cherry bomb version on mine which he is spraying at the moment)- BUT the hangers need to be changed... if you are handy w ...
  Topic: Chequer plate
mrtee

Replies: 10
Views: 2230

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:34 pm   Subject: Chequer plate
Simon.... not with my bits..... Very Happy Very Happy Laughing
  Topic: GB 337 Restoration
mrtee

Replies: 39
Views: 7992

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:52 pm   Subject: GB 337 Restoration
The cross member was fitted by myself, being a welder and plater by trade (although a long time ago now) would prefer to do this kind of thing myself.

As far as I can remember the original step is ...
  Topic: GB 337 Restoration
mrtee

Replies: 39
Views: 7992

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:48 am   Subject: GB 337 Restoration
Thanks Allan.....

I've had a few debates about the rear step, a new one was required because of the TD5 crossmember- the mountings are different and yes you can modify the step tosuit, but only if ...
  Topic: GB 337 Restoration
mrtee

Replies: 39
Views: 7992

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:36 pm   Subject: GB 337 Restoration
Hi All,

A few photos as promised.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/16671991@N03/sets/72157627664764362/

Cheers
  Topic: GB 337 Restoration
mrtee

Replies: 39
Views: 7992

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:28 am   Subject: GB 337 Restoration
Hi All,

The restoration process of GB337 has started, which I have recently purchased and want to restore to as close to original as possible.

To get the best job it is important you find the ri ...
  Topic: exhaust
mrtee

Replies: 3
Views: 1257

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 2:46 pm   Subject: exhaust
Have full system including CATs on mine.... sounds good and fits OK. You may have to bend the brackets slightly to fit perfect. I also used a bit of exhaust jointing paste around the coned joint befor ...
  Topic: Coolant loss .
mrtee

Replies: 14
Views: 3463

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 2:43 pm   Subject: Coolant loss .
Hi Mark,

Changing the very same gasket next week on mine, together with other gaskets. It looks pretty straight forward, seems more of an issue to get ancillaries out of the way to gain access.

...
 
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