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06 : Land Rover

Land Rover Refurb May 2017

Faults:

  • Exhaust
    • Middle section
    • End section
  • Front propshaft rear-most UJ
  • Handbrake tension
  • Rear o/s mud flap
  • Door Hinge : passenger lower pin sheared
  • Engine service : Oil & filter change
  • Lubrication of locks etc.
  • Wipers : both front wipers u/s. Motor running constantly.
  • Passenger door lock and window regulator
  • Sunroof seal
  • Chassis etc. waxoyl / rust treatment
  • Front bumper rust/ paint

Parts Ordered:

  • 18/5/17 : Paddock : Exhast Middle & End sections and Filter Service Kit
  • 18/5/17 : Shop4AutoParts : 2 x Heavy Duty Hardy Spicer UJs
  • 19/5/17 : LRDirect : 2 x Wiper Wheel Box, Wiper cable rack, Door hinge captive nuts, Door hinge bolts Parts

Parts Arrived

  • HD Propshaft UJs : 23/5/17
  • Filter Service Kit : 25/5/17
  • Wiper parts & Hinge nuts/bolts : 26/5/17
    • wrong drive cable, wrong bolts
    • wiper wheel boxes ok!
  • Exhaust : 26/5/17

Initial Work Plan

  • Oil and filter change
  • Handbrake tension adjust
  • Lubricate locks etc.
  • Fit Exhaust - done 27/5/17
  • Remove front propshaft
  • remove UJs from previous front propshaft
  • Install new Hardy Spicer UJs into front propshaft.
  • Refit front propshaft
  • Remove failed UJs from remaining front and rear propshafts and leave good ones in place. These propshafts to be cleaned and stored for future refurb as emergency spares
  • Remove dash/facia and remove old wiper wheelboxes / drive rack cable.
  • Fit new wiper wheelboxes and drive rack cable.
  • Replace dash facia
  • Replace rear o/s mudflap or remove all mudflaps - front are already missing

Tools and other items needed

  • Circlip pliers
  • Large G-cramp
  • Hammer
  • Engine Oil
  • Coolant
  • Waxoyl spray for bulkhead
  • silicone sealant
  • Goggles
  • Penetrating Fluid & WD40 & 3-in-1
  • Rust Treatment
  • Primer / Paint for bulkhead @ Hinges
  • Drills : 3/6/9mm
  • Black (hammerite?) paint for bumper and rear x-member
  • Nylon nut/bolts for front number plate
  • double sided foam tape for rear number plate
  • Jizer / Gunk for engine bay degreasing
  • Oil can for lubricating locks, hinges etc etc

Work complete 28/5/17

  • Exhaust (middle & rear) removed
  • New middle & rear fitted. Front (downpipe) is still in good condition
  • Front propshaft removed.
  • Previously removed (spare) front propshaft stripped of old UJs and new HD UJs fitted.
  • Front propshaft replaced
  • Oil, oil filter, air filter, fuel filter changed (169,000 miles)
  • Passenger door lock un-seized (door card removed) and opened
  • Wiper motor, drive rack and wheel boxes removed.
  • unsure if wiper motor crank is okay - replace just in case
  • New wiper wheel boxes fitted.
  • Handbrake adjusted
  • Passenger door window regulator faulty. New one needed.
  • steering u/js oiled & greased
  • door mechanisms oiled & greased

New drive rack DLE000010 is too short. Wrong type.

Parts ordered 29/5/17

Paddock

  • Wiper motor crank gear
  • Wiper drive cable RTC202
  • Front washer jet
  • Stainless steel bolt kit for front door hinges
  • Window regulator LH
  • Headlamps (wipac halogen)

Parts ordered 1/6/17

LRDirect

  • driver door checklink : genuine L/R
  • driver door channel : genuine L/R

Parts arrived

  • Door bolt kit 5/6/17
  • Window Regulator 5/6/17
  • Washer jet 5/6/17
  • Wiper crank arm 5/6/17
  • Wiper drive cable 5/6/17
  • Headlamps 5/6/17
  • driver door checklink : genuine L/R 12/6/17
  • driver door channel : genuine L/R 12/6/17

Work completed 4/6/17

  • Door hinges removed from bulkhead and j-nuts retreived.
  • Waxoyl sprayed into door pillars
  • Check-link channels removed to give extra access to pillars for waxoyl. Drivers channel will be replaced with new.
  • Bumper : red-oxide and hammerite black spray paint
  • Mud flap brackets (x4) removed
  • Rear door spare wheel carrier removed. Plates put back, holes need covering.
  • Rear propshaft removed, greased and replaced
  • Coolant topped up

Work completed 6/6/17

  • Wiper drive cable installed
  • Wiper motor crank insalled
  • Wipers tested
  • Washer jet installed
  • Dash replaced
  • Drivers door hinges replaced & door hung
  • Passenger window regulator replaced
  • Passenger door hinges replaced & door hung
  • Body washed
  • Underside washed
  • Headlamps replaced

Parts ordered 8/6/17

SP 4×4

  • Premium rear door
  • Plain glass (fitted)
  • front door sill seals x 2

Parts ordered 24/6/17

Paddock

  • Rear door lock sealing gasket
  • Rear door lock circular seal
  • Service filter kit
  • Fan Belt (genuine LR)
  • 2 x Window Waist strips
  • Exhaust Strap ESR266

Work still to complete

  • Pressure wash
  • Waxoyl underneath
  • fit new crank arm to wiper motor
  • fit new wiper drive cable
  • refit wiper motor and test wiper operation
  • fit new washer jet to front
  • replace dash/trim etc.
  • remove doors from hinges
  • fit new window regulator to passenger door while on floor (easier?)
  • remove door hinges from body and replace with new hinges & s/s bolts (copper grease bolts!)
    • drill out heads if too tight/rusted. Can then remove captive nuts easily.
  • spray waxoyl into bulkhead openings while hinges are off
  • waxoyl door interiors (inc. rear)
  • remove rear door lining and spare wheel carrier
  • top up coolant
  • fit new headlamps and attempt to align
  • lubricate rear propshaft UJs
  • fit new channel/checklink to driver's door
  • wire brush bumper & paint black
  • remove carpet in rear / bulkhead
  • remove mudflap brackets
  • fit new number plate for rear - take V5 to JBs
  • refit front number plate to bumper
  • degrease engine bay
  • pressure wash engine bay
  • Fit new rear door
  • Fit front door sill seals (with pop rivets)
  • Fit window waist strips
  • Fit ESR266 bracket
  • Fit Rear Door lock seals
  • Fan belt slipping
  • Seal sunroof

Future work (Updated Oct 2019)

  • Driver's footwell corrosion! new footwell Dec 2018
  • Exhaust downpipe bracket : ESR266. Broken bracket removed 18/6/17 to stop annoying rattles.
  • Fit new LED lamps in dashboard Sept/Oct 2019
  • Check handbrake for shoes binding - judder
  • New rear door? Lock mouting plate very badly corroded, and spare wheel mount holes need covering. - ordered 8/6/17
  • source heated rear window switch (YUF101500) and fit
  • Drivers window seals - waist strip ordered 24/6/17
  • Fit new towbar Not doing
  • Headlight alignment Sept/Oct 2019
  • Driver door - rattle/vibration and refit card : fixings == MXC1800 and MWC3136 or DA1411 (old card @ LRT?) : leave without cards on both doors for ease of lubrication
  • Source new L/H front brake caliper RTC5573G (genuine AP @ Paddock £139) & replace both brake calipers O/S - Aug 2017 N/S - Dec 2018
  • Replace antenna mount for HF antenna 22/5/17
  • fit IC-M710
  • Fit CG3000 ATU and move antenna mount to side for whip
  • Spare wheel carrier? Not Doing
  • Remove transfers on doors/body prior to Sept/Oct 2019
  • Paint body with NATO Green military synthetic satin finish paint
  • Fit FM1100 for 4m & antenna Not Doing

RUNNING LOG OF REFURB COMPLETED AUG 2017 Outstanding Items transferred to new Land Rover Repairs And Mods

Page created Sun May 22 14:47:03 2022 by John Pumford-Green

Page last updated: 02/07/22 23:30 BST

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