A Landrover Bulkhead ! Yes in glorious detail as
usual so you see the job and decide if it's within your capabilities.
If you have to do the job anyway you can get a good idea of where to
start and some tips to make it easier.
We start on the Ramp in the MOT station for a quick look before we go
workshop were we will do the job in the same manner you would at
At The Workshop we dive straight into it and show you how to
remove the doors and get those seized door hinge bolts out the easy
Dashboard Removal is not as desperate a job as it may look, in
fact it's quite easy and on the DVD if it's part of the bulkhead we
show how to remove and replace it. Some of the jobs covered are the
entire windscreen wiper system replacement, the wiring in its
entirety has be removed to get the bulkhead off and we show some
very simple tips for making your get it back in and wired up the
Front wings, inner wings, front panel and
everything attached to
them that has to come off, here's a little list of all we show.
Expansion Bottle We don't need to break into the water
do the job.
Power steering reservoir just unbolt it from the wing and
Brake master and Brake servo including the
pipe work and how to
change the servo and remove the pedal box.
Clutch master and pedal boxes of both. clutch pipe removal as it
runs round the bulkhead.
Wiring Loom sounds like a monster of a complicated job but it
really isn't and with my few simple tricks for remembering where the
wires go you will be able to work through the wiring loom simply and
confidently. Including how to remove the big plug that goes to the
glow plug relay
simply and quickly. You can see where the wiring runs and what's
involved in getting at it, the location of earthing bolts
Washer Bottle and pipes a relatively easy job including the
brackets and something to make sure you don't break as they cost
money and are easy to break.
Air filter & pipe work in the inner wing that
feeds into the
intercooler and needs to be removed.
Heater box and Matrix pipe
work and controls. How to remove and replace both the matrix and the
box with the wiring connections and routing for the cables inside
the dashboard cluster too
Ignition cowling and steering lock,
all the relays behind the dash and controls back lights, speedo
cable, the vents for the windscreen and the wiper gearbox.
Floor and transmission tunnel removal with some ideas to make the
job more easy especially when it comes to putting it back together.
Steering column and steering wheel removal and a little idea for
the replacement sequence to allow access as long as possible to the
bolts. How to align the wheel up afterwards.
Sill bolts and main bulkhead bolts and some ideas to get them out
and leave as much as possible in place.
Removing the bulkhead with the
windscreen in place you'll need
help for as its a bit awkward.
Stripping it ready for repair including the vents and grills
behind the vent, air vents and the other big panel there.
Windscreen removal before we refit it for 2 reasons, 1 being we
thought it should be on the DVD and 2 because we didn't want to
scratch up our lovely bulkhead repair, so we show where all the
bolts and screws are and how easy it is to do. Interior mirror, sun
visors and windscreen trim all explained.
Refitting the bulkhead with some real world simple solutions for
realigning the main bolts as they've moved due to some thermal
distortion from the galvanising process.
Refitting the wiring loom and plugging it in with my favourite
little tricks make it quick, easy and satisfying that any one can do
this at home, even the dashboard although fiddly is no problem.
Steering column and mountings etc all refitted in the right
sequence make the job start to come together and look like a
Windscreen to bulkhead seal a little tip for getting it on first
time in the right position.
Replacing the wiper system and replacing every component with
new bits for a better wipe. Motor, tubes, boxes, arms, blades and a
new wiper motor stop switch.
Refitting the steering column to box shaft
and U/J's and
refitting the bulkhead mounting bolts after.
Door Seals a nice little finishing off job as they are
finished on defenders why not stick some new ones in.
Door Refit ! if you've used repair panels on the top then getting
the J clips back in will not be possible as when you try to bend the
hook it'll snap. I came up with a few ideas and solutions that all
worked and you can copy and see for yourself
This is a 2 DVD set and worth every penny as just one of the
details shown can save you time, money and skinned knuckles.
£12.97 + 2.50p&p Worldwide
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