Thursday, April 14, 2016

Gear tooth pattern

Checked front diff, ring & pinion gears.

Tooth pattern after 2 years

Saturday, April 9, 2016

shocks & BPE

Replaced shock,

front - compressed 41cm & extended 62cm
rear - - compressed 42cm & extended 63cm

 made a BPE from angle iron for front lower mount

added a poly bushing on top of front upper mount

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Saturday, October 10, 2015

roof rack

bought some iron, for fabbing a roof rack, seat support etc.

 decided to build a roof rack, 165 cm by 120cm, height 9cm.

replaced triangular shaped rail with old style flat one and rack bolted to rectangular nut inside rail.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Seat from Subaru STI

fitted a reclining seat from Subaru STi

They are wider and sit a bit higher than stock seat. Shaved all mounting holes and made a support from angle iron, inner front end touches on transmission tunnel

Saturday, September 12, 2015

with a friend

with a friend, 2001 XJ RHD, 4.0, Auto, imported from Japan. ~4" lift

Monday, August 24, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

Interior working

Decided to check floor for rust and replace headliner with some insulation add-on

starting disassembly

passenger side floor has a little rust and small hole, overally not so bad

painted rusted area and put a silicone on the hole

glued a rubber sheet on the floor,

removed old headliner fabric, cleaning 

glued new fabric

and installed everything back.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

fuel pump

A new Bosch fuel pump and Airtex fuel strainer arrived

All assembled and ready to mount

Mounted and tested. It is relatively quiet and hope performance is good.