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    Re: td5 oil pressure concern

    5W40 is more than adequate for your temperatures.

    There might be some wear
    Mine also drops below 1 bar for a short while after a long hot trip.
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    Re: Madman EMS-2 sensor reading faults.

    I second that.
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    Re: td5 oil pressure concern

    Which type of sensor do you have?

    The big one is the old type and was more prone to weird readings.
  4. Re: Recommend a black box to monitor temperature D1 V8i Auto

    Jip, on my 300Tdi too.
  5. Thread: Another Series 1

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    Re: Another Series 1

    Cool history.
  6. Re: Recommend a black box to monitor temperature D1 V8i Auto

    What he said!
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    If you don't mind, what did it cost?
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    That looks awesome. I would keep it like that, but what was original finish?
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    Defender Re: Shocks and coil springs

    I would keep it OEM, they lasted this long so it must be quality.

    Monroe is apparently OEM for Defender.
    For heavy duty use 90 rear coils in the front.
  10. Thread: Defender mud flaps

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    Re: Defender mud flaps

    Drill them out, but keep it cool.
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    Sticky: Re: WANTED thread for Land Rover parts & accessories:

    Hey...me too!

    But for freeeeeeeeee!


    https://youtu.be/JfVadGoyBz8
  12. Thread: Colt 2.8 tdi

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    Re: Colt 2.8 tdi

    I think they are prone to heads cracking.
    It'll still be cheaper than a few installments on a newer vehicle.
    Just keep it in mind.
  13. Thread: Which tyre jack.

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    Re: Which tyre jack.

    I'd just go to a scrapyard, it'll be 90% cheaper.
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    It'll most probably be a pipe thread like BSP.
  15. Thread: Which tyre jack.

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    Re: Which tyre jack.

    Get a second hand Toyota bottle jack, they are mechanical.

    I had a hydraulic bottle jack but due to vibration and that I stored it on it's side the seal failed.
    More peace of mind.
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    So if one is the aircon and the other is the fan......where is the temp gauge sensor?
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    Thanks.

    Do you see the temperature sensor at the bleeding point?
    The modified brass fitting is from Madman, but I think it can be made easily.
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    One is used to switch on the electrical fan incase of overheating, the other is used to switch off the air-conditioning when the other one is activated.

    The bleeding point on top of the thermostat...
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    Not sure I understand.

    Madman isn't OEM.
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    Re: 300 Tdi electric vacuum pump retrofit

    Check out this post from a few years ago.

    An all in one solution.
    Note that there is no reservoir and it's controlled by a pressure switch.

    Hope this helps.
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    My 300Tdi used to run at 89C straight and level, with wind or inclines it would go up to 98C.

    I did a rod and clean as well as the tropical mod.
    Now she runs at 87C straight and level (which...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    This set is a bit cheap in comparison to the usual brands, but as long as you can ensure repeatability of measurements(of the calibration piece) at a given temperature, then it will be perfect.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Check out this video, it's a bit long but you will have a better understanding of the advantages of going electric.

    Also don't over think/engineer it.


    https://youtu.be/lpTLvQ0S5Ps
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    Re: 300 Tdi electric vacuum pump retrofit

    The pressure switch will control the pump, so I don't think it's necessary for you to toggle it.
    I also don't think it's necessary for a reservoir as the pump will continuously top up the system....
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    Re: 300 Tdi electric vacuum pump retrofit

    It will be extremely close to the turbo and you will have to plumb oil lines.
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    "Never is a very long time, especially towards the end"
    Woody Allen
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    Re: uneven rear tyre wear

    Tire rotation schedule?
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    Re: Good all terrain tyres for my defender 110?

    I'm also pro 235/85R16

    It's your choice but please go for LT rated.
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    Re: Heavy duty drawer sliders

    Furnlock.

    Check out their website.
    Mine extends 1m out of 110 rear and can take about 80kg per slide at 400mm extension.
    ( Might be slightly out with my specs)
  30. Thread: Rivet Counters

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    Re: Rivet Counters

    Ja, sorry I'm used borrowing the Sheeties tools.

    They have a nice rivet cutter

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  31. Thread: Rivet Counters

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    Re: Rivet Counters

    Oh... and talk to a aircraft structural worker(sheety)

    They can help you with a lot of the questions you have.

    That's a 4.8mm rivet, so it's max.
    If you can use smaller, please do as you can...
  32. Thread: Rivet Counters

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    Re: Rivet Counters

    Not too familiar with the technicalities of the series.

    But rivet lengths will vary according to amount of metal being fastened.

    So you can buy the longest and trim them to the correct lengths...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Ai! What a terrible loss.
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    Defender Re: Gullwing doors / kitchen / packing system

    Good news today!
    I took4 G clamps and anchored the 4 corners, this was done to eliminate the flex.

    Everything worked perfectly.
    With the frame and door on it's own the stresses caused it to flex...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Brakes - no brakes and then fine again ?

    This might sound a bit backyard, but here goes:

    To check if something is blowing out, spray soapy water and look for bubbles.

    To check for loss of vacuum on enige, spray something flammable and...
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