Monthly Archives: August 2014

Front end strip down …. cont’d

Good day today, with help from James, our 15 year old son. We got stuck into stripping the rest of the front end down. Front panel, offside wing, radiator and just kept going, until the engine bay was stripped, engine out, wiring looms out, pedal boxes out and bulkhead off. Surprised by the lack of […]

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Start of stripping the front end

So today I got some time to do some more to the lightweight. First things first, the workshop was a tip after a lot of other work going on and little time to tidy up, so I spent half the day putting tools away, clearing rubbish and running a trip to the weighbridge with a […]

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Back to work – restart on the lightweight

Well, after far too long, work has restarted. Having returned from our excellent 2 week trip to Scotland with the Barker family and with James off school for the summer holiday, he made a start earlier in the week getting the truck ready for work to restart. The poor old thing had been sat in […]

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At rest – patiently waiting

Picture from 21st Dec 2013. Sat in the workshop patiently waiting for more work to be done. Unfortunatley, the pressures of work, and keeping 2 other 4x4s on the road meant the poor old ightweight had to take a back seat for a while. My main 4×4,the L200, was in need of a fair bit […]

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Gearbox, transfer box and brake lines strip out

Just catching up with some old photos from 11th Aug 2013 – hmmmm, over a year ago ….. Part of the day spent stripping the gearbox and transfer box out and taking some shots of the existing brake lines ready for strip out and replacement.

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