Austin Shackles <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote
> you're not a marine engineer, are you, by any chance?
Sorry, I've got nothing to do with marine engineering.
> >I've seen a heat shield above/around turbo.
> >Is it really necessary? My "new" engine came without one.
> >If it's needed, does anyone have an extra one or perhaps
> >somebody can give me a hint where I can find one?
> breakers, I'd guess. Although the original parts may not be expensive new.
Well, that's the problem. L-R is not very common brand here ->
no chance to find one from any breakers.
defender 200tdi was never officially imported here.
I got my (second-hand for this conversion) engine shipped from UK.
But I haven't found the shield for sale on any (L-R parts, UK)
web-shops. Don't know the part number and so on...
> as to whether you need it - what's nearby or above that'll get overheated?
Basically there's nothing that differs from factory defender.
I'm a bit worried about my new, shiny paint on the bonnet ;-)
and as mine's LHD the exhaust is quite near to the footwell and
the loud pedal. Will it get too hot around there on summertime?
Then the brake booster/reservoir is next, but it's further.
No-one has any experience about this conversion, or engine,
on this part of the world, yet.