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  1. Now that you’ve sorted the cooling thing can you now fit a PTO so you can run a mower/log splitter/saw mill/wood chipper.
  2. Recently picked up one of those generic 220l freestanding blasting cabinets, so I could set to work blasting/primering/painting the rear suspension/bag mounts etc in several batches. Such a time consuming task but super satisfying seeing once scummy parts come out looking new. Need to replace the window and do an LED light upgrade to the blasting cabinet before I can do anymore (the front suspension bits). Can't see shit in it anymore. Ended up cutting the wheel bearings off the half shalfs so I could paint the drum brake backing plate. Don't have a press s
  3. Anyone else following this guy on YouTube? He built the Draco bush plane that he later crashed, this is his latest build, it is off-the-chart for DIY Carbon Fibre work
  4. Where did you get your DOT push to connect bulkhead fittings?
  5. Have you considered making an extra LWB version?
  6. Have a question on retrofitting rear seatbelts, my Merc ('65 Fintail) would of originally had fixed diagonal seatbelts for the rear seats - there's an OEM mount in the top of the parcel shelf and in the bottom rear bulkhead/firewall towards the centre, but no mounts in the rear wheel tub area so can't have been 3 pointers, just a two point diagonal. Id like to upgrade this by poking a hole into the rear wheel arch to add a 3rd point and fit retractable unit to the factory mount on the rear parcel shelf and maintain the factory centre mount for the receiver. however I see there is this in the s
  7. You’re just going to have to wrap you block in carbon and shoot for 600hp then.
  8. Compound charging the 3L would be way cooler. /ling
  9. Howdy, been awhile. Life got in the way there for a bit; moved out of Auckland (subsequently moved house a couple of times with the Merc spending a bit of time in storage), had a baby etc. but Xmas holiday period has allowed me to make some progress. I wasn’t happy with the tabs I had welded on the upper rear airbag mounts, so ages ago I drew up some flange things and had them laser cut, finally got around to cutting the old tabs off and welding on the new flanges so thats all much tidier. Drilled some holes in the car so the aforementioned mounts have some way of attach
  10. Does that mean one year WoFs on 30 year old parts?
  11. Why no petrol? It’s not like you’ll be moving it every day
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