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Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 25-01-12
Replies: 22
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Posted By tric1960
It was a mighty Datsun 200B, Green in color with...

It was a mighty Datsun 200B, Green in color with a cream vinyl roof.....:drive[1]:
Ha ha, oh the memories......what a piece of s:censored[1]:
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 24-01-12
Replies: 22
Views: 3,041
Posted By tric1960
Many many moons ago when I was dirt poor "how...

Many many moons ago when I was dirt poor "how poor were you" I was so poor if I wanted a hot meal I would have to vomit.....dirt poor......anyway, I bought some secondhand tyre for my Datto and...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 23-01-12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By tric1960
Hmm, make mental note not to p:censored[1]:...

Hmm, make mental note not to p:censored[1]: NTpadge off......:nana[1]:
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 14-01-12
Replies: 16
Views: 3,463
Posted By tric1960
I'm not sure why a mechanic would recommend...

I'm not sure why a mechanic would recommend changing head gaskets:dunno[1]:

You only change head gaskets if they are stuffed, no other reason. Having said that, if they were done properly it...
Forum: Mechanical 11-01-12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,527
Posted By tric1960
Paj man, there is always the option of getting a...

Paj man, there is always the option of getting a flogged out engine from the wreckers or a wreck and rebuilding it over time whilst still being able to drive your Paj. Then, when the donk is good to...
Forum: Mechanical 10-01-12
Replies: 45
Views: 7,482
Posted By tric1960
Try putting the drive shaft 90 degrees to what is...

Try putting the drive shaft 90 degrees to what is now. I had a Torana that had a vibration that took me ages to find. Turns out I didn't put the drive shaft back as I removed it and this caused the...
Forum: Mechanical 10-01-12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,527
Posted By tric1960
My NL has done about 180 kms since doing a...

My NL has done about 180 kms since doing a rebuild my self. I can dig out the receipts and give you a figure if you like but the rough guide is - $2000 at the engine shop for the block and heads....
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 09-01-12
Replies: 12
Views: 7,479
Posted By tric1960
Well I'll be buttered on both sides.....checked...

Well I'll be buttered on both sides.....checked the tyre px placard and it stipulates 26 psi font and 29 rear, mine were 37 front and 30 rear, :eek: I was at work when I checked them, so I dropped...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 09-01-12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By tric1960
The body of the gauge is about 50mm with the face...

The body of the gauge is about 50mm with the face surround about 7-8mm larger. The wiring was run through the same opening that the loom runs through for the voltmeter and oil px gauges. The hardest...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 08-01-12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By tric1960
I agree with Hoots, that sounds too solid to be a...

I agree with Hoots, that sounds too solid to be a lifter. perhaps a bent valve/broken spring that is allowing valve to stay slightly open and then being hit by the piston?
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 08-01-12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By tric1960
Bye bye inclinometer

I found some oily stuff in the pocket under the radio and traced it back to the inclinometer.

I can't see my self ever using the bloody thing so i gave it the flick. Then i had the problem of a...
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 05-01-12
Replies: 12
Views: 7,479
Posted By tric1960
I wouldn't have thought tyre px's would make that...

I wouldn't have thought tyre px's would make that much difference but I will give it a go. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 05-01-12
Replies: 12
Views: 7,479
Posted By tric1960
Soft Ride - Achievable?

I drive an hour to work and an hour home in my NL Paj, unfortunately, the money the government rips out of my pay packet doesn't seem to make it to the roads here in Adelaide, and all the water...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 01-01-12
Replies: 13
Views: 6,551
Posted By tric1960
When I recently rebuilt my engine I discovered...

When I recently rebuilt my engine I discovered the same thing with my crank. All I did was to cut some shim stock to the size of the seal body and put that in first, then I drove the seal all the way...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 01-01-12
Replies: 32
Views: 3,208
Posted By tric1960
It matters not if all 4 wheels are still on the...

It matters not if all 4 wheels are still on the ground, if your car is raised by a jack and you are working under it there is a good chance you will utilise all the space available so you are...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 01-01-12
Replies: 32
Views: 3,208
Posted By tric1960
You used a jack stand as well.....right?:eek:

You used a jack stand as well.....right?:eek:
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 01-01-12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,126
Posted By tric1960
Bang on, the nut is loose because I started to...

Bang on, the nut is loose because I started to undo it before I took the photo, but the sensor I managed to put on backwards. It is supposed to go around the serrated plate on the back of the cam...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 31-12-11
Replies: 9
Views: 6,332
Posted By tric1960
If you haven't done one before and you don't have...

If you haven't done one before and you don't have a reasonable set of tools I would go with the dealer. The prices quoted for parts would be hard to beat. I got a kit to do the timing belt and the...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 31-12-11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,126
Posted By tric1960
WOOOT! She purrs like a kitten....first start...

WOOOT! She purrs like a kitten....first start since a total rebuild.

I made a rookie mistake when I put the donk back together. I have enclosed a photo, see if you can work out what the problem...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 31-12-11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,126
Posted By tric1960
Ign Coils

OK, after finally putting the old girl back together I turn the key to get engine turning over but no firing. I use a timing light to check for sparks going to the plugs and find that out of the 3...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 26-12-11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By tric1960
:clap2[1]: He he, I was lying in bed last night...

:clap2[1]: He he, I was lying in bed last night still thinking about this bracket and I actually thought it may have something to do with the oil cooler pipes. I was going to check it out this...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 25-12-11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By tric1960
Oops, this should have been in the Gen 2 folder!...

Oops, this should have been in the Gen 2 folder! Anyone know how to move it? :dunno[1]:
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 25-12-11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By tric1960
How embarrasing

After pulling my 3.5l engine out of my NL Paj, it has been that long since I pulled the engine out that I am finding hard to remember how everything came out. I have muddled through it but for the...
Forum: Generation 3 Pajero 25-12-11
Replies: 23
Views: 19,735
Posted By tric1960
It seems you just don't get the job you asked for...

It seems you just don't get the job you asked for where ever you go or whatever trade is involved. :curse5[1]:

Paid $1000 for my house aircon to be fixed, it's still has the same problem, bought a...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 22-04-11
Replies: 10
Views: 5,138
Posted By tric1960
Mate, go somewhere else. I did my own TX valve...

Mate, go somewhere else. I did my own TX valve replacement and you only have to drop glove box and undo 4 bolts to drop evaporator. TX valve is worth $80 bucks and a $1 for the o...
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