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    roverp480 replied to the thread Exhaust emissions.
    I think the TFL website has been updated recently because when I checked about 6 months ago it was stating my 1955 Land Rover was...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Fuel pump feed..
    Did you check it with the engine running as if there is no current flowing you will see 12v at the coil with a digital meter on the...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Exhaust emissions.
    If I remember the 1973 date was a fixed date which was changed years ago, to a rolling one of all vehicles over 40 years old
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Seat belts problem.
    Seat Belt Repairs | Seat Belt Replacement | Seat Belt Refurbishment Quick Fit SBS Ltd can use your existing buckles etc , as mentioned...
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    I am trying to remember the standard we had at Austin/ BMC for long term storage of engines, its about 50 years ago when I looked at...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread P6 V8 recon radiator width?.
    If the radiator end tanks are hard against the base unit, the odds are it will fail in short order as the tubes will expand and try to...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Driving with an automatic.
    I remember my first Auto, was a Land Rover Discovery with a 4 speed ZF & I didn't like it at all, it was continually changing down...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Rear screen heater not working.
    Check that both wires are connected to the rear screen terminals and also that there is 12v at the screen terminal with the switch in...
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    An 18ACR needs a connection from the ignition to the alternator via the warning light to energise (Excite) the field coils. I am not...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Dash green light.
    My P6 has a towbar and a light in a similar place
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    roverp480 replied to the thread quick question about fog lamps.
    The lamps are about 55 watts about 5 amps each if that's any help and the original fuses are blow rated so the 35 amp fuse is circa...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Uprated alternator.
    Sounds good, understand how less voltage drop on modern diodes could make a big difference, presume that's why early alternators were...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Uprated alternator.
    Fitting a higher rated alternator wont necessarily alter its output much at lower revs. as it will be only spinning at the same speed...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Odd bolts.
    The are paint clearing screws , used in parts that may have paint in the threaded holes . Its not one I have seen on a P6 and can , if...
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    roverp480 replied to the thread Flywheel Capers.
    Not a torque wrench in sight , all done by feel.
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