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The Crying Pumpkin - Help from LR beards sought


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#1 OFFLINE   AMC Rebel

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:07 PM

A few pictures taken today -

 

Dab Radio supports CD text shocker

 

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Real wood

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Both these speakers work -as do the ones in the other door

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At the helm - cruise control buttons on the steering wheel!

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All the Metro - style switchgear works (except cruise) and lights up at night, some green, some not.  No idea what the red rocker switch does - suspect nothing.

The group of 4 3 below is for the air suspension - which is no longer fitted. (4th switch is for the heated seat on this side which also no longer works).

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Evidence of possibly more than one high-powered exec's phone gubbins.

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:19 PM

Absolutely love it. Always liked the SD1-style re-positionable RHD/LHD cluster. And the sheer choice of directions you can have the interior air blowing in.


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:19 PM

That pic with the lights on -

 

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2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:23 PM

Dead advanced Computer Alarm - so watch out

 

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LR instructions on how not to bust parcel shelf -

 

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:25 PM

Absolutely love it. Always liked the SD1-style re-positionable RHD/LHD cluster. And the sheer choice of directions you can have the interior air blowing in.

 

Indeed - when new this even had Aircon.


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1956 Chevy 210 4 door hardtop - bought in 2000 and still in my garage - I even do a bit of work on it occasionally - long term project

2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:34 PM

That looks very bonny. Well bought indeed.
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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:34 PM

Probably everyone except me already knew this, but it was green at some point (possibly originally) - I mean I knew the paint wasn't original, I mean I'm not stupid...oh hang on-

 

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:36 PM

That looks very bonny. Well bought indeed.

 

I am very pleased - the more so that my family (who don't know what it is really) have questioned the reasoning and wisdom.


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 09:48 PM

If you get bored with that, please keep me in mind
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Posted 08 January 2017 - 11:23 PM

Is it just me or are the ranger over letters abit squashed together?

 

Lovely buy though!

 

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 11:38 PM

Is it just me or are the ranger over letters abit squashed together?

 

Lovely buy though!

 

 

No, not just you, it's been mentioned on other threads.  Presumably done when the paint was done.  


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 11:39 PM

If you get bored with that, please keep me in mind

 

If I sell it, I'll be sure to offer it on here - fair's fair :)


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 11:44 PM

Trick fuel filler door release

 

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 11:57 PM

If I sell it, I'll be sure to offer it on here - fair's fair :)


That's good I might just be tempted to buy it back.
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Posted 09 January 2017 - 12:01 AM

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 12:40 PM

This arrived today - may be a while before I get around to fitting it.

 

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 12:43 PM

No, not just you, it's been mentioned on other threads.  Presumably done when the paint was done.

The green oval badge is in the wrong place too, it looks a bit weird in the middle, being so small.
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Posted 10 January 2017 - 01:04 PM

The green oval badge is in the wrong place too, it looks a bit weird in the middle, being so small.

ooooh yes - hadn't noticed that.


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2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 11:28 AM

Minor weekend ftp was the fan belt shredding itself

 

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New one purchased and will (hopefully) be fitted during my lunch hour today so I can retrieve the car from my Ma's.  Just hoping the belt didn't disintegrate due to something else (water pump or power steering) seizing.

 

Other (minor) faults noted  - 

 

Heated Rear window doesn't/isn't.

One side repeater out - no immediate clue as to how to remove lens and given my track record, I wasn't keen to force it.

Fan only working on high speed - internet says this will be the resistor pack or maybe switch contacts - resistor pack sounds like it has a LR special random location according to phase of the moon when car was made - it's not a great hardship so may have to wait.

Some sort of knock through the steering going over bumps

Suspect one of the two pipes feeding the rear vents under the cubby box is missing or disconnected as heat only comes out of one of the two sides and on the way back from BerwickI noticed the cubby box had the internal temperature of a pizza oven.


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1956 Chevy 210 4 door hardtop - bought in 2000 and still in my garage - I even do a bit of work on it occasionally - long term project

2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 11:30 AM

Oh, and I have ordered a new decal set so I can put the letters on the bonnet and tailgate with the factory look spacing, also comes with the Vogue SE bit for the back.  

 

Also ordered a new lens for the interior light as the old one looks a bit fried.


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1967 AMC Rebel SST convertible (superior body and originality being slowly raided for spares for the '68) Off road for at least the last 25 years

1956 Chevy 210 4 door hardtop - bought in 2000 and still in my garage - I even do a bit of work on it occasionally - long term project

2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

2005 Land Rover Discovery - for long trips and moving engines 


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 01:57 PM

OK, belt fitted and (touch wood) working fine.

 

One other thing I'd quite like to do is to get this working -

 

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It's the factory subwoofer.  I think the amp powers the two speakers above the tailgate and a twin coil sub in that big plastic box.


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 01:59 PM

Bummer about the belt and it's a gid job it didn't let go on the drive hame,

What is that some kind of tank.

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 02:07 PM

Bummer about the belt and it's a gid job it didn't let go on the drive hame,

What is that some kind of tank.

 

Isn't it funny how a change of owner makes these things happen?  My mum lent me her escort once for a week away as it was newer - in the week she had my escort the radiator blew up.

 

Sorry - I went back and added a bit - it's the subwoofer. Guessing you never had that working then? :)


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1956 Chevy 210 4 door hardtop - bought in 2000 and still in my garage - I even do a bit of work on it occasionally - long term project

2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 02:32 PM

Sorry - I went back and added a bit - it's the subwoofer. Guessing you never had that working then? :)


I just stuck a CD in a music appeared that's as far as that went, I didn't even try the radio as Sam told me it needed an Ariel for dab.

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:34 PM

OK, so because I am a sad git who likes taking things to bits and never putting them back together, I had another look at the stereo "arrangements" today.

 

I posted a question in the stupid Q thread - then found a later factory shop manual online.  It looks as if -

 

-That Amp in the back does power the rear speakers and the sub

 

- I am missing some wiring at the front, which would take the signals to the amp.

 

I had a delve under the driver's seat where the loom from the amp emerges, but it's not easy to see without removing the seat.  I am expecting to find a snipped loom somewhere.  

 

As I was tracing the audio loom back from the rear sub I was starting to think it must have been added by some hacker as it looks a bit amateurish - but then I found some pics online of a bloke with the exact same setup on his.  So it's reassuringly factory bodgery (before whoever chopped it got there).

 

The more I look at the utterly hatstand wiring, the more I like this car.


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 10:34 PM

Back in the day some cars used common negatives for speakers, I can't remember if RR's suffered this. If they did then you need to rewire the speakers for a new head unit anyway.



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Posted 17 January 2017 - 11:27 PM

Fairly sure it not a common neg - certainly the rear isn't.  I think these even had ISO connectors this late on (1994)

 

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The amp inputs are the RCA/Phono plugs - these run in the loom to the front (but the connection to the headunit's missing.

 

The multiplug has the power supply and remote switch on as well as the output pairs.

 

Someone does seem to have redone the front speakers, but I suspect there may have been a front amp too - it seems some did have that.

 

 


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Posted 18 January 2017 - 02:28 PM

Back in the day some cars used common negatives for speakers, I can't remember if RR's suffered this. If they did then you need to rewire the speakers for a new head unit anyway.

 

OK, mystery solved, possibly.

 

It's starting to look as though the RCA plugs terminate at the front in a screened (Common earth via the screen - thanks Hooli) multicore -

 

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I reckon the common earth in this case won't be an issue as it's at signal level rather than speaker level.  So task list is now -

 

1.Do a continuity check to confirm that these are really the same connections end to end.

2.If so, graft some phono plugs on the the headunit end, to use the line out from the head unit.

3.Connect correct power supply connections to headunit so that ign/acc etc settings work.

4.fit DAB aerial.

5.Hope sub amp is OK and subwoofer cone hasn't disintegrated like many -

 

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 02:42 PM

In slightly less good news, my hopes of replacing the side repeater bulb were dashed.

 

The bulb holder hides behind the wing -

 

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Removing the front light helped me see the thing, but I couldn't get my fingers in to get at it.

 

It looks as though the "proper" way to get at it is to remove this plastic inner wing protector -

 

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As soon as I touched this, there was that sickening crunch of rotten steel that screams "leave me alone unless you REALLY need to do this now as it will end up with three weeks of welding" so I did (leave it alone for now). 


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1994 Range Rover Classic "The Crying Pumpkin"

2000 Ford Mondeo Verona 1.8 pez 

2000 Ford Puma 1.7 - Roffled and now with new AS owner

1968 AMC Rebel SST convertible (working and road legal but in limp home mode)

1967 AMC Rebel SST convertible (superior body and originality being slowly raided for spares for the '68) Off road for at least the last 25 years

1956 Chevy 210 4 door hardtop - bought in 2000 and still in my garage - I even do a bit of work on it occasionally - long term project

2005 MG ZT-T awaiting completion of engine transplant of spare V6 after OMG HGF on the engine that "never has that problem"

2005 Land Rover Discovery - for long trips and moving engines 


#30 OFFLINE   Dirk Diggler

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 03:19 PM

I'd be so tempted to buy a cheap repeater and break the other one rather than delve into the unknown I think
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