Re: Seatbelts speedos and kangaroo juice
On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 09:58:52 -0000, "johnty"
>Seatbelt.....Can anyone suggest a vehicle to aquire a good fitting set of
>inertia belts from , i'm thinking maybe a van of sorts would have belts that
>are plenty long enough ?
As far as i know standard inertia reel belts will do the job.
I bought new but there aint a lot of difference between the new ones i
have and the ones my other cars have. Ive got spares out of saabs and
volkswages that would fit fine.
You can buy a LR bracket to hold the reel in that fits to the back of
the bulkhead behind the seats. The top fixing on the belts then bolts
to either your roof/truckcab of onto one of the military seatbelt bars
that you can buy.
>She has got 3.5:1 diffs and so my speedo is out (i didnt know until i got
>the speedo cable replaced), is there anything other than putting stickers on
>the face of the speedo , would a defender speedo fit/do or perhaps a range
You get used to it after a while. Get someone to pace you or use a GPS
to fond out where the important speeds actually are on your speedo.
>The most annoying problem however is the kangaroo juice she seems to be
>running on, now, she has been converted to diesel (a 2.5 sherpa/ldv unit i
>think/guess) and all that has been done with the throttle is the rod has
>been disconnected from the shaft that goes across the bulkhead and attached
>to the throttle lever on the pump. My guess is that the engine is shifting
>in relation to the throttle linkage and think some sort of cable might be
>better(or not I could be wrong).....any suggestions (preforably with
Mine has a 2.5 sherpa diesel in too, and i dont have any trouble with
The lever on my pump is attached directly to a lever on the end of the
pedal rod via a little home made looking rod. This has worked fine for
the last 5 years or more!
I can provide pictures of bits if you like?