Webasto mobile phone switch

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The completed switch and timer relay. The red and black wires are the 12 volt supply, the pink is the 12v out to start the heater and the twin core cable with the block connector on the end is for the light dependant resistor. The LDR detects the mobile phone screen lighting up and triggers the unit.

The timer itself is a SPDT 10 function timer,1sec-100hr. RS part number 385 6957

The light sensitive switch is a modified version of this unit from Maplin http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=28574&criteria=light%20switch&doy=20m9

The timer is set for 30 minutes but it is straight forward to adjust.

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Fuel Tank

It had been my intention to make a new stainless steel fuel tank for my 110. Unfortunately I ended up having to replace the tank with a standard mild steel version as the original started leaking sooner than I was hoping. Continue reading →

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Rev Counter

The rev counter fitted was a VDO Cockpit Vision 52mm 6000RPM tacho. This fits straight into the original instrument pack (VDO is the manufacturer of the original Land Rover instruments).

The rev-counter is supplied as a complete kit – this comprises of the calibrated 52mm 6000 RPM rev counter, green illumination, screw ring, ECU pin and fitting instructions. The cost being £49.99 plus delivery (July 2004). It is a universal unit and will also work with all other Land Rover vehicles. The units will calibrate with either petrol (pulse) output or diesel – using the “W” terminal from the alternator (one of the three windings before they enter the regulating circuit). Continue reading →

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Land Rover Brake Fittings

The following information is courtesy of Bryn and was originally posted on the Difflock forum.

After seeing a lot of debate about Imperial & Metric brake pipes on Land Rovers, I have compiled a pic of the different types used for 3/16″ piping for your information. Continue reading →

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GSXR Paint Colour Codes

Suzuki’s colour coding system is tricky but thorough if willing to learn. Last 3 digits or combo of digits/letters at the end of a cosmetic part number. Can mean one colour, 2 colours and often 3 different colours.

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