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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Fitted a larger intercooler, ceramic coated manifold and a VNT turbo.

    I have been taking the vehicle for a test drive up the same hill after every step of the modifications.

    The results are...
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    Done.
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma Recon Engine

    Is a 2.2 not a straight swop for a 2.4?

    Perhaps with some software changes?
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    Defender Re: Lof powerspring for clutch

    Did a bit of a Google but couldn't find any info.

    Is a kit such as this available for a Discovery 2, my wife has hinted at appropriating my Discovery, but the clutch is somewhat heavy for around...
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma Recon Engine

    R56k, that's not so bad for a new engine.

    In fact, at that price is it worth overhauling?
  6. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    No additional software, only Elton's MAP.

    It did go in to limp mode, even in limp mode a Td5 is still drive-able, especially with a VNT fitted.

    While I was setting up the turbo on my current...
  7. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    I did. I highly recommend him if you ever need turbo work done.

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/292672-Td5-map-and-VNT-saga?p=3829820#post3829820



    Yip. Was there....
  8. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    I'm pretty sure that Elton doesn't remember every map he does, besides, how would he know who I am?

    The MAP in question was done at the end of 2017, that's almost 3 years ago.

    Yes he did do...
  9. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    I did post a response. Post #25 with pictures.

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/333781-Td5-MSB-remap?p=4464803#post4464803
  10. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    ... and it's less practical than the old one...
  11. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    ...
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Already answered in the post above.
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    Re: Where to Bass fishing??

    Rust de Winter?
  14. Re: Is the Hilux 2.4 GD 5mt a good buy at 210K going for R190k with full service hist

    Unless the trailer has coupled (not only overrun) brakes.

    That's if the law hasn't changed.
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    Discovery 2: Jumper Seat Squeak Found

    For all the fellow squeak haters out there.

    I found a squeak that has unfairly been attributed to the jump-seat.

    The bracket that holds the remote audio for the 3rd row has some clips and a pin...
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    I used Rockford Fosgate P165-SI speakers, they are a component speaker so they come with a separate tweeter with a cross-over built in to the mid.

    R 3495 for a set.



    Invest in a set of these...
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    In typical Land Rover fashion, the SE sound system is somewhat unique.

    One channel deals with the "A" pillar tweeter and 2.5" "mid" in the front door with a cross over in the tweeter.

    The front...
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    Rear doors.
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    These are always shot. I'm busy replacing speakers at the moment, I'll let you know what worked in the end. I think that Kicker make woofers that will fit.
  20. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Neither do I.

    Do a Google search for "land rover defender sales figures" and follow the link.

    That's how I found it.

    I also came across this, dunno if it's been posted, it's quite old. It...
  21. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    https://www.ft.com/content/c90cc60e-9bd3-4d9c-8a0c-0fcedfe8426c
  22. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    I have read every message that I dare to read... and I find nothing related to this thread.
  23. Re: 3rd Party Coolant Level and Temperature Sensors

    https://za.pinterest.com/pin/338192253248496140/

    The resistors are not correct, you need to play around with the resistance.

    The 1k has to be a lot higher like 50k, and to the buzzer needs to...
  24. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    It's how I understand it yes.

    Don't Rovertech do this?
  25. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    The first thread of the post below summarizes it.

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/292672-Td5-map-and-VNT-saga?highlight=VNT+Saga
  26. Re: 3rd Party Coolant Level and Temperature Sensors

    A coolant level sensor can be built for under R 200 using an LED, a buzzer, some screws, some wire, resistors and a transistor.
  27. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    If I ever map my vehicle, I'd take a drive to Pinetown. I think that it'd be worth the effort to have the vehicle at the workshop.

    It's a mornings drive.
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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    LRXtreme used to change the settings on the Madma EGT to a J-thermocoupler instead of K. This showed a false lower EGT reading. It wasn't done dishonestly they believed that the K setting was giving...
  29. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    Hi any specific reason to go for rovertech instead of Elton from Eurospeed?


    I did exactly this, Eurospeed loaded a generic map to my Td5 after a VNT was fitted, the result was a vehicle that is...
  30. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    Yes, the VNT even on a standard map gives significant improvement...

    ...but there is always that itch.

    I took mine for a test drive this morning and maximum EGTs are 607 deg C.

    That leaves...
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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    I did exactly this, Eurospeed loaded a generic map to my Td5 after a VNT was fitted, the result was a vehicle that is now being sold for scrap.

    Don't take short cuts on a map.

    I fitted my VNT...
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    I have a Pioneer DEH 8.. something head unit. The steering control was retained through a device fitted by Rivionia Sound. At the time they were the only company who could help me with such a device,...
  33. Thread: Worth how much

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    Discovery 2: Re: Worth how much

    If it is in good condition and with a reasonable mileage, that's a very reasonable price.
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    Contact Rivonia Car Sound. https://www.rivoniacarsound.co.za/

    They'll most likely have what you need.

    Or fit a more modern head unit, they can be made to work with the steering controls, mine...
  35. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Obviously. Duh..
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