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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    Thatís why changed every 5000km
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    yes not on its own but when it mixes with other minerals in the fuel it helps with pump and injector lubrication
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    Re: Canopy for overlanding

    After looking at prices if ally canopies I ended up making my own recon cost me a fraction of what they go for,
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    My 300TDi was happy on 500 and I always did oil change every 5000KM
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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco 1 Auto: flexible cooler lines?

    normaly the braided PTFE lines are used for HP as in supply from steering pump to steering box
    and also brake lines but use different fittings for brakes
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    Re: Rivnut/Zebranut setting tool

    When use riv nuts as much as we do then only way is the Wurth tool
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi oil usage

    maybe give Turner engineering in UK a shout see what make there ones are as on there sight says aftermarket OEM
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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco 1 Auto: flexible cooler lines?

    Agree the biggest oil cooler you can put in for a auto is the best, high oil temps kill auto box’s
    Auto cooler left and power steering cooler
    oil cooler installed below
    my sons Chevy Landy he...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco 1 Auto: flexible cooler lines?

    Doing my 300TDi all fittings are FTF and push lock hose,
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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco 1 Auto: flexible cooler lines?

    my brother sells the fittings at rocket88 hoses and FTF
    those fitting are used with SS braided hose as well as normal hose
    fittings are made for certain hoses and so on you also get push lock...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco 1 Auto: flexible cooler lines?

    All we use on are autos is push lock hose as it is not high pressure
    We use TAK-FLEX push lock and it is Max WP 28Bar
    you don’t need the hydronic high pressure hose
    we also use proper FTF...
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    Sticky: Re: WANTED thread for Land Rover parts & accessories:

    try Dover parts, LP4A, British 4x4, LR service center
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    Re: Lexus V8 conversion

    How do you know it was not just temporary till a proper air box is made
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    Re: Lexus V8 conversion

    Lexis is the wrong engine for a 4x4 good for cars as torque range further up in RPM range
    rather go LM with 6L80
    speek to my brother at Rickett88 he does a full kit

    my friends Disco 2
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    Re: Defender Td5 Black Box Temperature Alarm

    No idea as donít run those things, have you searched internet or asked company, maybe some one on here may know
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    Re: Defender Td5 Black Box Temperature Alarm

    Out of interest what is the alarm set at, the TD5 can run between 95 and 105Deg C, +-105 up long hills
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    He did not ask at what temp if freezes, but at what temp can you keep it frozen, if I go away I will put my frozen meet in fridge at 2 to 4 deg it will still stay frozen for 2 or 3 days depending...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Putting that Duh is a bit uncalled for he asked a question no need to put him down if you regard question as stupid
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    Defender Re: TD5 Throttle Pedal Potentiometer

    Have to try another peddle but make sure it the same as there were 2 track and 3 track what year is yours
    or will have to change it on ECU to which ever one using
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    Defender Re: Puma Clutch Switch Bypass: Pros and Cons

    The TD5 and if I am correct the Puma clutch switches work opposite
    TD5 the switch is normally closed as it flows current when clutch is not pressed
    when you press clutch the circuit is open so no...
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    Re: Looking for a bolt extractor

    I will never use heli-coils, I will use time-cert, yes a kit is expensive but they do there job way better, , if I had to redo my sump bolt

    for stuffed bolt heads I have this 3/8th set
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    water in diesel is far worse then grit sand getting into the diesel, filters pre pump filling will take that out and if get any in your tank your filter will filter it out, water in diesel and...
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    Defender Re: Puma Clutch Switch Bypass: Pros and Cons

    I have read that a lot of ppl bypass the TD5 one, just keep it bridged, so donít see why there will not be a problem for your puma
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    2sO 😁😁😁 for the 300TDi or cooking oil 🤣🤣
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    Re: These Ford engines are crap.

    Probably faulty injector or injectors that coursed it

    my brother has sold a few Chev V8 and kits to ppl that have had puma engines pop, and they much happier with the V8 in now

    this set up...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    the 1.2 Q gears are known to shear like that as the teeth are lot weaker then the course cut gears, was there any movement play in the intermediate gear Two bearings some times get play and the...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi turbo - standard replacement

    Into inlet manifold

    after lying on shelf for 4 yrs the engine as been put into my one Landy TD5 shassis so with in a week will hopefully be running again
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi turbo - standard replacement

    I have one of there Turbo technics VNT on my 300TDi but from new it would weep oil from compressor side, I emailed them got seal kit and still weeped, so gave up and ran it like that, so not...
  29. Defender Re: Detroit locker DA5704 for a 2002 Defender 110 TD5 Salisbury Rear

    Try Ashcrofts in UK maybe they have parts, and there 4x4xcess.co.uk they rebuild Diffs very good try them as well
  30. Thread: Fuel pump

    by clivemd
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fuel pump

    A tool I would like to make is to remove the R380 output collar, instead of welding a pipe onto it and pulling it off
  31. Thread: Fuel pump

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    Discovery 2: Re: Fuel pump

    need a cap then draw it up and get lazer cutting place to cut and bend parts then weld it up
  32. Thread: Fuel pump

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    Discovery 2: Re: Fuel pump

    Which ever way you go do not get cheap pump you will be doing the job over again stick with the VDO
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    Re: LT77 into a series 3

    You can use the LT230 and make it into Selectable 2WD and 4WD
    you change a part in the center diff cross pin and then it uses your diff lock lever to run in 2WD or 4WD
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    Re: MIG welding Steel / SS / ALU - What gas?

    Have a TIG and just use Crystal argon as it the purist for Ally welding, we use that for SS and steal so only one bottle
  35. Re: PUMA Aircon blows hot when accelerates - Cold when idling

    One other thing to check is the hot water bypass valve is closed properly as the engine idles there not much flow as the RPM pics up hot water maybe bypassing valve and heating up matrix and that why...
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