Patrol scrap yard in Sharjah, UAE.

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Re: Patrol scrap yard in Sharjah, UAE.

Post by Florian320 » 08 Mar 2015 15:59

Hi Tinus!

I also had an issue with one of these switches, the passenger's seat wouldn't go backwards all the time.

I managed to repair it: the easy part is to get access to the switch, unscrew it from the plastic panel it is in and even open it.

A bit more challenging then is to bend the metal of the microswitch inside in a way that it works again as it should - in my case that was all I had to do. It was just a very tiny movement.

A pain in the a$$ is to reassemble the switch assembly: you have springs and very little metal balls which really don't want to fit together in 2 perpendicular ways under coil pressure. It took me definitely more than an hour to get that thing together again.

But in the end it worked as the switch does until today.

So there is quite a chance that you (or someone with a veeeery soft tamper) can repair the switch.

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Re: Patrol scrap yard in Sharjah, UAE.

Post by ChristoSlang » 08 Mar 2015 19:35

vanhack wrote:AED9500 for just engine, and AED11500 for engine with manual transmission, and AED11000 for autotransmission.

1AED = ZAR3.23 from
Sid, I paid about the same for a 2nd-hand TD42 this month, so the motors themselves seem to be the same.

Shipping would be the killer though - I spent roughly US$1200 on air fare to get 73 kg worth of goodies from the US recently. It's a shorter trip from the UAE to ZA, but those motors are MUCH heavier than a turbo kit...
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Re: Patrol scrap yard in Sharjah, UAE.

Post by ricster » 09 Mar 2015 08:37

hell yeah .... a LOT heavier !!!
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