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Old 4th May 2011, 22:29   #61
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The new fuel level sender unit may be bi-metal. If that is so the reading on the guage will be from full to empty, showing empty when full!
had the problem but its solved now.

BTW do you have the part number of stock fuel gauge?
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Nikhil,
whenever you are in Pune next, you had better call me..
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Nikhil,
The engine overhaul has come up great and all the very best for both rebuild and exams:-)
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update:

a little fun in 4x2 low.




BTW the TC dosent have the Gear stick to engage the gears.
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Hey, you have a Borg Warner transfer case!
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Nikhil,
What are the updates here? Dont let this dry out.
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there is no updates to update this thread!!

looks like i will have to skip EXMM/AKC this year.

so possibility is that i will mod this vehicle from ground up to a extreme offroader.
all work (read-as much as i can ) will be done DIY way.

with new,
  • Engine
  • 5+1 GB
  • BW TC
  • axles
  • body
  • re worked suspension
  • chassis mods
basically re engineering the whole vehicle with existing parts from other vehicles.

so it may take a month or a year to update this thread.
& even more to complete this vehicle.

rgds,
Nikhil

EDIT: after logging off i am going to complete the tools list for the DIY workshop that i am planning to build at our MIDC plot with all the necessary fabrication tools.
& the workshop is my main priority now.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-te...ls-thread.html (Offroad Tools Thread)
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You already have a Digi Warner transfer case. Incase you decide to sell your current gearbox TC setup, please sell it to me.
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there is no updates to update this thread!!

looks like i will have to skip EXMM/AKC this year.

so possibility is that i will mod this vehicle from ground up to a extreme offroader.
all work (read-as much as i can ) will be done DIY way.

with new,
  • Engine
  • 5+1 GB
  • BW TC
  • axles
  • body
  • re worked suspension
  • chassis mods
basically re engineering the whole vehicle with existing parts from other vehicles.

so it may take a month or a year to update this thread.
& even more to complete this vehicle.

rgds,
Nikhil

EDIT: after logging off i am going to complete the tools list for the DIY workshop that i am planning to build at our MIDC plot with all the necessary fabrication tools.
& the workshop is my main priority now.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-te...ls-thread.html (Offroad Tools Thread)
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Old 30th May 2011, 17:18   #69
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so possibility is that i will mod this vehicle from ground up to a extreme offroader.
Dear Nikhil , please spend some time with your Jeep before modding it .Take a year for this ( driving ,offroading & maintaining it as a standard vehicle ). Meanvhile make a detail plan of modifications & alterations WRT possibilities in doing it your way & with available resources .
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all work (read-as much as i can ) will be done DIY way.
with new,===

===basically re engineering the whole vehicle with existing parts from other vehicles.
I fully support you , please dont hesitate to ask for anything .


Best of luck , you can do it .

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Old 30th May 2011, 19:44   #70
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You already have a Digi Warner transfer case. Incase you decide to sell your current gearbox TC setup, please sell it to me.
yes i know, i bought this armada because it had a BW (manual) TC.

even if i sell armada i am not going to sell the TC .

(i am even trying to buy another one )

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please spend some time with your Jeep before modding it .Take a year for this ( driving ,offroading & maintaining it as a standard vehicle ).
yes that was the initial plan but lack of STOCK spare parts availability is pushing me to take this route.

i will discuss this with you offline.

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update

with my battery stolen & my exams all work was stopped.

for a month.

so did a few things in mean time.
also started a blog.
http://jeepsteron.blogspot.com/

removed the fiber facia. (DIY way)
cost 600/-
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installed new battery bracket.
had to to some work to fit them. (DIY way)
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new lights.
cost 1400/-
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new DIESEL FILTER bracket.
cost 100/-
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the Thar style black outer ring.
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also installed a first class security system.
cost 600/-
(450 for lock & 50 for other stuff LOL)
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also buying a set of 7.50x16 sand cum highway (ATF) tyres for armada.

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What make are those Headlamps Hella, Minda, Autopal? Those SS Bonnet catches- did you buy them new?Spike
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What make are those Headlamps Hella, Minda, Autopal?
Those SS Bonnet catches- did you buy them new?Spike
headlamps are made by minda. (light throw is not that good.)

no, the catches came with it. (are good as new)

washed the armada today.
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finally got some pictures of this at local dealership. (which i need badly)
didnt get the TD though.
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ordered a set of these.


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see if the lock hammers on the radiator after a few bouncy test drives?
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see if the lock hammers on the radiator after a few bouncy test drives?
have not heard any thing yet. (you see the NVH norms dosent apply to jeepsters ride)

but the distance can be increased in new setup as needed.

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