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  1. Defender Re: The Puma that went, then didn't go & then went again....

    Think that is the exact same bearing that went on mine, it is the back tapered bearing on the center diff, when nine went had to change the casing,

    pre load on those taper bearings must be set...
  2. Defender Re: The Puma that went, then didn't go & then went again....

    What is the casing like where the outer race seats in is that still ok or did it wear as resulting of race spinning
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    Re: Defender engine swap

    Why not a chev LM7 5.3L with Auto box onto LT230
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300TDi extra power

    Playing with the injector pump if you donít know what the settings do can result in very high EGT
    they say over 700 deg for short periods is ok but for long runs very bad,

    if you do play round...
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    Re: Lowering EGTís

    can start to melt pistons, damage head and also turbo, manifold cracked and so on, if you get hi EGT for long periods
  6. Defender Re: The Puma that went, then didn't go & then went again....

    that would course no drive as the shaft spins, his one had a seazed and then drive again
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    Defender TD5 110CSW

    Hi all
    Any one know of a very clean good condition Defender TD5 CSW year 2004 to 2006 going for sale up country


    looked on gumtree but seeing if any one here physically knows of any and know it...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco D1 4" or 3" coils

    If you do longer coils you must also do the bump stops as well you need to extended bump stops
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    Re: Where to buy rims in SA?

    These are the 10x15Ē with 35Ē I have on, but see you looking for 16-17Ē
    can get them locally
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    Re: Defender Front coil spring mount

    Cant phone around as off shore only back Saturday, emailed UK for price on courier for there part 28 pounds for part just need price on courier,

    Friend leaving UK but they flying today or could...
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    Re: Defender Front coil spring mount

    Will phone Cameron but donít think they do those weld on parts
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    Defender Front coil spring mount

    Any one know if there is a Landy place in SA that sells the replacement coil spring mount bracket that welds onto the chassey, one from my 300TDi I can get from UK, my one has cracked and section...
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    Re: Td5 sump plug stripped

    Put a time-cert in, cost more but better then helicoil and then a normal plug with copper washer,
  14. Thread: TD5 air filter

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    Re: TD5 air filter

    you would need a hell hell of a lot of water to do that will have to get past turbo, through inter cooler and then a lot of water to hydro lock the engine,
    unless you drown the engine that it sucks...
  15. Thread: TD5 air filter

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    Re: TD5 air filter

    Double post
  16. Thread: TD5 air filter

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    Re: TD5 air filter

    the amount of water from rain going down the snorkel is prob very minimal and also at the bottom of the air box is a drain and also on the hose from fender to air box is a mushroom vent to get rid of...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Performance Mods Question

    The LS engines are not the way to go, very good engines yes but they are mid to upper torque range very good for a car or road use, but with a 4x4 you need low down torque from say a LM7 which is...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Performance Mods Question

    My friends Disco 2 with LM7
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    Re: Fc rims to galvanize

    I would get them blasted then powder coated
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    i got banned from the Landrover Defender group on FB cos i said i did not like the vehicle
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    The dip stick tube only goes into the block and maybe a few MM past the inner block side , the dipstick protrudes past the tube a inch or 2 depending on engine
    so there is a gap between the bottom...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    since My days with my parents in East Africa and in SA we have always had Defenders, but I do not like the new one so from me it is a

    BIG NO
  23. Thread: 8x15 inch rims

    by clivemd
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    Re: 8x15 inch rims

    Try LP4A 031 7010262 they should have 8J but will be Steel modular
  24. Thread: 110 chassis

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    Re: 110 chassis

    Thanks just thinking what to do at moment what options are so looking at how much they sell for

    thanks
  25. Thread: 110 chassis

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    110 chassis

    Any one know what a 110 Chassis go for in SA a 2nd hand one and where best place to find one, not worried it had a 300TDi, TD5 mounts.

    Thanks
    Clive
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    When they do oil analysis arenít they looking for wear parlicals in the oil like steal, ally, or white metal from the bearings a bit of benzine or thinkers should not affect the test

    some times I...
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    If the Vacuum pump was clean how would it contaminate the oil, you could of cleaned the pump or sump plug, but chose not to,
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    Remove the sump and take out what is left or you could end up with a big bill in repairs, if you just cleaned sump plug area with thinners or Benzine and then removed sump plug drained 1liter or so...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Did you import direct from MUb and what cost landed if May ask
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    Defender Re: 110 300Tdi - advice needed please

    All depends on condition of doors for rust on the frames as well as the fire wall, to me that is one of the most important things to look at, also what is a put off is rubberising anywhere on a Landy...
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    Re: TD5 suggested sale price

    PM sent
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    Re: Fine tuning a Vario-turbo on a TD5

    Just by putting one one donít think will make a big diffrance you need to adjust pump as more are needs more full, but then you need EGT to make sure done right
  33. Re: New Land Rover Defender - World Premiere 10 Sep 2019

    So what is the load bin space in there for over-landing, also roof rack wise any, will it be able to take equipment like a 110 can
  34. Re: New Land Rover Defender - World Premiere 10 Sep 2019

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190829/ee5e3830c57828a1952a11338926e912.jpg
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    Defender Re: Desperate for a Defender, advice needed

    Mine was pan hard bushes as soon as I replast them the death wobble went, happened between 60-80 and on bends soon as one wheel took load on a bend it started the wobble, I did not do bearings or...
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