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  1. Discovery 1 To all. Iíve made some really bad decisions and...

    To all.
    Iíve made some really bad decisions and as a bussiness man trying to run a much bigger workshop Iíve failed.

    In tough economical times I went against everybody and opened a much bigger...
  2. Discovery 1 Gents, having to deal with everything happening...

    Gents, having to deal with everything happening around the workshop has delayed my response, for that I apologise.

    I will respond properly with all the facts and try to resolve all the issues in...
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    Oil in the loom will only account for misfiring,...

    Oil in the loom will only account for misfiring, not cutting out completely.

    ECU faulty, Crank sensor, roll-over switch faulty or main relay faulty would be things I'd take a look at.

    Given the...
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    Do you have ACE on yours?

    Do you have ACE on yours?
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    I'm yet to see a de-webed one crack. You do...

    I'm yet to see a de-webed one crack.

    You do not have to go all the way to cut them right out, merely brake the structure by cutting through the webs say 3 slits per web...

    The combination of...
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    Pump gear alone is about R2700 landed... By...

    Pump gear alone is about R2700 landed...

    By design the ZF4hp will hold pressure to the packs even thou you've lost pump drive unlike it's new versions.

    The cause of all this destruction is a...
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    Fuse 6 under the seat should make the sounder...

    Fuse 6 under the seat should make the sounder shut-up, then if you can still start the vehicle, well all is well I guess.

    If not, find the BO wire and take it to ground. This will provide the...
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    Seems like you've lost the pump. Have a close...

    Seems like you've lost the pump.

    Have a close look at the flex plate and whether it's bent forward, tabs on pump gear would then be half eaten away.

    Even thou it was a fairly common box, parts...
  9. Thread: What is this?

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    Discovery 3 Guys it's the tracker panic button... common...

    Guys it's the tracker panic button... common sense should tell these guys that you need 2.

    One on the driver safety belt clip-in AND one in the boot (just in case)
    By now all the kidnappers know...
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    The FL2 do suffer from intercooler hose failure...

    The FL2 do suffer from intercooler hose failure at the bottom hose.

    I'm not saying this is your problem, but a slight leak there would cause smoke on acceleration when boost is lost.
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    Thumbs up Nekkies & team. Pitty, LR3 & RR...

    Thumbs up Nekkies & team.

    Pitty, LR3 & RR share the problems with lower control arm bushing and now it seems workshops ride that wave.

    Please let them show you that they're shot and IF so do...
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    Discovery 2: Mmm I need to follow up with my prop guy, he was...

    Mmm I need to follow up with my prop guy, he was going to make something with an old Valiant CV I think....:)
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    Use old needle for making large bags, you know...

    Use old needle for making large bags, you know the one that's slightly bent and thickish fishing line.

    Cut the sikaflex with the fishing wire. It's quite thick. Think last time I tried it we...
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    Tricky one this, by spec it appears to be the...

    Tricky one this, by spec it appears to be the correct oil. I for one have found Fuchs 4134 to foam and cause problems. Can't verify this but when you pull a sample off a hot box, there's way too much...
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    That is the correct cam for an 18P motor.

    That is the correct cam for an 18P motor.
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    1. Check advance on injector pump, recon injector...

    1. Check advance on injector pump, recon injector pump or check engine compression. It shouldn't take that much away.

    2. Hate those, by the sound of it you might have the fly-by-wire TDi. Convert...
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    Ok, Greg had an 18p head, but 10p cam and green...

    Ok, Greg had an 18p head, but 10p cam and green injectors (18p+ spec).

    Since engineering shop completed the rebuild, I couldn't change the cam... so ended up fitting black injectors and match...
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    Thanks Greg for putting me on the spot...:) ...

    Thanks Greg for putting me on the spot...:)

    Firstly please understand that each vehicle should still be tackled on its own.

    At the end of the day it came down to a collective "fix".
    1....
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    Discovery 2: Jordan like usual I only read what I wanted...!!!...

    Jordan like usual I only read what I wanted...!!! Thought you were talking about rocker shaft bolts... when I do harness I also do injector washers and seals, hence the connection, sorry.

    No...
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    +1 on their ability with the Def box, doubt they...

    +1 on their ability with the Def box, doubt they have the ability to do a FL2 box. Might be wrong but think they would send it away.

    Isn't that a ford st box...? You don't need a LR specific shop...
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    You not that old A, already having to get up at...

    You not that old A, already having to get up at night to visit the loo?;D
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    Well done Elton

    Glad you got sorted Steff, would love to see the fitment.

    Best thing for any turbo charged engine to last IMHO.
  23. Discovery 2: Like Rob said, they're identical on your Auto.

    Like Rob said, they're identical on your Auto.
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    Discovery 2: Most bigger nut&bolt shops do stock the 8.8's in...

    Most bigger nut&bolt shops do stock the 8.8's in a variety of head types. Fit washers too.

    If I don't know the history of the TD5, I replace them full stop. Have broken off way too many myself and...
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    1. You need a bit of brute force, but it does...

    1. You need a bit of brute force, but it does come out. Now against popular believe, you do not need the rubber thingy at the bottom of the box either, blank it. If you have enough water in the...
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    Just read through that link, does your light stay...

    Just read through that link, does your light stay on as soon as you select center diff lock?
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    I'm pretty sure if you unplug both the speed...

    I'm pretty sure if you unplug both the speed sensors on the rear you might achieve your question.
  28. Discovery 2: Good prices on Bearmach from Globetech -...

    Good prices on Bearmach from Globetech - 0769313008

    Like above Bearmach is the preferred parts to use.
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    Defender Hyflo in PEiland has all the goodies you need.

    Hyflo in PEiland has all the goodies you need.
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    I'll kick Tirons' butt in the morning !

    I'll kick Tirons' butt in the morning !
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    Bugger J, almost done with D1 axles on a 88...

    Bugger J, almost done with D1 axles on a 88 chassis and now you come with this...!

    I must admit, client wanted the suspension and a 3.9V8 in the front, so D1 axles it was.
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    Like the man said, he's spot-on.

    Like the man said, he's spot-on.
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    Discovery 3 Seems to get bad all of a sudden, done 4 last...

    Seems to get bad all of a sudden, done 4 last week.

    You can get the complete ones now for around R2500 OR you can buy the bushes and tackle the job yourself...saving around R1200 each, but you're...
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    Will miss THAT little yellow monster! Congrats...

    Will miss THAT little yellow monster!

    Congrats she's a beaut Wynand. Now just tell us a little more about the need for extra space...:)
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    Traceline at N1 City does all my Plastidip body...

    Traceline at N1 City does all my Plastidip body protection.

    They also do vinyl and found them to be the best and at the best prices.
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