Electrics, dash, and plan of action

Last weekend the weather was fantastic, mild and dry but due to family commitments and catching up on a very busy but profitless week of work, at the most there would only be half a Sunday afternoon allotted to the Land Rover. Sunday afternoon came around and I thought I’d have enough time to quickly…

Steering wheel, indicator stalk, pub gig

Just a catch-up post for a wet Sunday afternoon…. Whilst fiddling around in the dashboard area a few days ago I was fitting the plastic shroud onto the top of the steering column assembly, with some difficulty. I had noticed that the indicators would cancel erratically and there was some resistance when flashing the headlights. On examination,…

Britpart lights and Soul Traders dep

This week I had a dep on bass at Toftwood Social Club with Soul Traders a local soul, ska, disco band. I was a member of this band nearly 20 years ago and the people in it make it an absolute joy to be with on the few occasions their super-talented regular bass player Paul takes a holiday. They…

Heater Complete!

The parcel from France arrived today containing the rubber adaptor to fix between the 3″ blower intake and the approx 5″ air intake grille on the front wing. As rain is forecast this evening I used my lunch break to finish this job. The adaptor is US made and branded ‘Flexseal’, this company has a…

Heater blower

Although the actual blower was working I wanted to remove it to clean off any rust from the case and to inspect the bulkhead area behind it (see previous).  As expected, the thin ‘snail’ case is extremely rusty. The resistor had become unwound although still working. I measured the resistance of this as 1.5Ω if anyone…

Kenlowe Fan Wiring

More wiring oddities… Not much happening this week due to work pressures and music projects going on. The weather hasn’t been great following a mini heatwave although I’ve had the odd hour here and there after tea, painting / rubbing down the lower dash. I’m not at all happy with the finish on this but…