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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    My spare tyre bracket was cracked and rusted through. Found a good second hand one from Rovertech and decided to clean it up a bit and Tectyl.

    Then set about removing the old one and then refitted...
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    Re: TD5 Air flow sensor

    Reviving an old thread but where would one find a MAF for R1300? Is there a brand/make to look out for? VDO?
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    Discovery 2: Re: Leak on large pipe from fuel rail

    I checked the clamp and it was not cinched down properly and I retightened and will check. The amount of oil is a few drops maybe 25ml at most over 460km driven since head gasket was done.

    Can...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Leak on large pipe from fuel rail

    Looks like they might have piched the pipe or the pipe has a pine hole. Its spraying a fine mist of oil on battery box
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    Discovery 2: Leak on large pipe from fuel rail

    I have a leak looks like a spray of fuel/ oil is coming from where the pipe connects to EGR blank? 541738
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Took a drive to Holla Trailers, had an awesome mountain bike ride and then watched the Bokke play the All Blacks. Life is good!
  7. Sticky: Re: Searching For Campsites,Backpackers,Places Of Interest, Mountain Passes And Eater

    Look forward to reading your informative and well written posts . We will be retracing some of your trips and report back!
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Thanks again
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Fuel regulator was leaking and replaced. Not sure if that was the cause of the surging but she is a different vehicle. Smooth as silk! Happy days. Time to put on some miles. Thanks for all the input....
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

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    Shes back and pulling like a train and purring like a Persian...
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    The Disco now has a surging problem that they can seem to troubleshoot.

    Need some advice dealing with the mental anguish of almost but not quite there.
  12. Sticky: Re: Searching For Campsites,Backpackers,Places Of Interest, Mountain Passes And Eater

    I know it has been said a few times already but what an amazing thread. Clearly a labour of love. Well done Markus and thanks for all the efforts. We will be delving into some of your recommendations...
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    Re: Disco 2 Tyre size

    I have the larger 17/18 " rims. Anyone have an idea of good larger tyre choices?
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    Discovery 2: Re: Mileage with original engine

    226000km and head gasket being done. Hoping to glean as much info as possible to keep her running trouble free
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    The repair is being done at a well known Indy and the head removed from the vehicle and stripped and sent away by them. Appreciate the heads up but I have received great service thus far.

    I...
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Both and all good
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Feedback from engineers: Head has no cracks and holding pressure. Exhaust valves on their way out so replacing those and adding a bit more engineering.

    Was wondering if there was anything else...
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Agreed.. this was before I owned her so I will be watching this repair closely
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    So my Disco TD5 has been in the sick bay for a week now and today the head came off.

    I was there when they pulled the head and sure enough, head gasket leaking in cylinder one into water jacket....
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    So my Disco TD5 has been in the sick bay for a week now and today the head came off.

    I was there when they pulled the head and sure enough, head gasket leaking in cylinder one into water jacket....
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Thanks Gary

    Holding thumbs and hope we both never have to go down this road again��
  22. Defender Re: Car cover for Defender: Anyone know if there are any good products in SA?

    Try Ben Jansen Coverworx. Recommended. Search Facebook
  23. Disco TD5 Head Gasket Recommended add repairs or replacements

    Hi Guys

    My Disco is going in this week to have HG seen to. Hoping its just the head gasket that needs to be done.

    I have been thinking what other work or parts need to be done while this is...
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    Re: Lurker confesses all!

    Thanks ZX
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Head Gasket Again?

    Hi Gary,

    How many times have you had to do the HG? Did you ever find the reason why it went again? Sorry to scratch old wounds >:(
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    Lurker confesses all!

    Hi Guys,

    Ryan here...

    Time to fess up. I must be the longest lurker in 4x4 recorded history. Could be three years or more.

    Whenever the idea of a new vehicle hit me a quick Google search...
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    Re: A new baby in the house! 2004 Disco 2 TD5 Auto

    Hi Jack

    I would be interested to hear what you spent the R45K on. Just bought a 2005 TD5 spent R70K and about to redo head gasket at hopefully around R15 to R20k
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    Re: Disco TD5 Performance after HG repair.

    She is going to Tuneserv on Wednesday and hasnt been driven since the diagnosis.
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    Re: Disco TD5 Performance after HG repair.

    The leaking and BB shouting are a pain 😕
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    Disco TD5 Performance after HG repair.

    Hi guys

    Been prowling around this forum for ages and a few months back took the plunge and bought a lovely TD5.

    The vehicle was pushing coolant out the expansion cap and head gasket suspected....
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