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  1. Re: Do you have the right? A rant about spineless individuals spreading rumors.

    I've been dealing with Albert for maybe 15 yrs, any issues I have had have been addressed face to face and resolved amicably without resorting to social media. I ask him to do X, ask the price and...
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    Re: Fine tuning a Vario-turbo on a TD5

    Speak to Ryan or Peter at Solihull in Strijdom Park
  3. Re: V8 Defenders.....tell us your tales, experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly.

    I sold my '94 110 CSW in 2016 and regret it massively. I was the third owner, it had seen a tough life and bought it at that stage when the big bills hit. But once the worst parts were sorted, it...
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    Re: Land Rover Aus loses in court

    Quality and reliability issues have also hit JLR hard in China
  5. RangeRover Re: Disco 4 - Is it worth the headache to look at buying one

    As a Land Rover fan and owner, and having owned a 120 series Prado, I would go Prado again without hesitation.
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    Defender Re: Why a Defender and not a LC70

    I think that's a sentiment shared by many LR enthusiasts.
  7. Thread: Madman - TD5

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    Defender Re: Madman - TD5

    Speak to Albert Lammers in Springs (Landyluvver - 083 300 6099)
  8. Thread: Landyluvver

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    Re: Landyluvver

    I support Albert, even if it's an hr's drive, as he has helped me out stacks over the last 10 yrs or more and always given good service. This has included everything from 2 motor rebuilds to minor...
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    Re: Have I lost my mind?

    Don't skip this step, and make sure you speak to people who know and understand TD5's. They are great motors (in my opinion), but they have their quirks
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    Re: Oil Catch Can in Eastern Gauteng

    ATS are in Roodepoort and have been around for years - https://www.ats-motorsport.co.za/index.php/superstore/product/697-ats-oil-catch-tank
  11. Thread: TD5 no power

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    Re: TD5 no power

    Experienced similar problem, try checking the auto box fluid level.
  12. Re: Pro's and con's of Discover 2 Td5 ownership.

    Get a good one and you'll struggle to find anything else offering as much for the money, but a bad one can be a nightmare. My suggestion would be to look around and see what the enthusiasts and the...
  13. Discovery 2: Re: Leaks - to repair or not, that is the question

    Try some Wynns Powersteering Fix as a short term solution to the leaks, worked a treat in my Defender
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    Re: When you are an idiot....

    Would love mine back, only if I won the Lotto and it was a spare car
  15. Thread: wreckless

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    Re: wreckless

    Anything is possible.. Seen vehicles still under Motorplan that have missed services
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    Re: Market price of Defenderv8

    Sold my 110 with rebuilt motor and lots of extras for R 65k last year, a friend with a very clean V8 110 of similar vintage also sold earlier this year for R 65k. There's stacks of guys out there...
  17. Thread: Leaf Springs

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    Re: Leaf Springs

    Rob Leimer (Rob Leimer Landy Parts) had a recent ad on Facebook, there was a pic with stacks of leaf springs.
  18. Thread: Confused

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    Re: Confused

    No problem if the vehicle is already on eNATIS system
  19. Re: Recommended Land Rover specialist in Krugersdorp/West Rand

    Warren Vos of Landy Net (ex Leimers). He's close to Sterkfontein Hospital - 083 552 2467
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    Re: I Drowned My Disco 3

    I don't understand why the calipers are stuffed, unless it's the handbrake or previous damage. Also, surely good to flush out diffs too?
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    Re: Clutch issues

    I would guess Landyworx in Strijdom Park would be closest. Phone them, describe the symptoms and they'll be able to give you an idea and estimate. Welcome to Lan Rovers!
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    Re: Clutch issues

    Whereabouts in Jhb are you, as there's a few reputable independent workshops around. It's a hydraulic clutch, and issues occur with the master and slave cylinders. Sounds like you have master...
  23. Thread: LR again?

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    Re: LR again?

    Demo Jeeps are relatively cheap, but if there's concerns about reliability I'd look elsewhere.
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    Re: Should I buy my old Defender V8 back?

    I sold my Defender V8 recently and also went through the same angst. If I could buy a newer one at a reasonable price, I would do so but the current prices are crazy. Maybe they will spill down to...
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    Defender Re: V8 Coolant Overflowing

    To my limited knowledge, slipped liners has never been an issue on the 3.5's, only the larger motors. Before you go any further take off the water pump and see what that and the front cover looked...
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    Re: Landy vs Prado

    The tow ratings in the link refer to the newer shape Prado, the old Prado (120) is rated for 2000 kg.

    The cops are also well aware of the tow ratings and regularly check.
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    Re: Landy vs Prado

    Having both vehicles in the family (D2 TD5 and Prado 120 4.0), I would say keep the Disco as it's a nicer ride, has much higher legal tow rating than old and current Prado's, and it's a known factor....
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    Re: Discovery 1 V8 fuel problems

    Check the amplified on the distributor too, module on the side. Some good info here as well - http://www.v8engines.com/electrics-1.htm
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    Re: Discovery 2 V8 not starting

    I would put money on something shorting out due to harness chafing, a bad earth. I would be surprised if it was ECU
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    Re: Advice on selling price of Disco 2 TD5 AT

    Family member recently bought a similar car and it's a really nice car, especially since Landyluvver waved his wand over it. If I could find a clean D2 TD5 AT I would snap it up.

    But as with...
  31. Thread: Landy badge

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    Re: Landy badge

    Can you pop me his details plse? Thanks
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    Re: TD5 head - engineering works

    Landyluvver has just done this for me, original head was cracked in 2 places and no used heads could be found at the time that would pass a pressure test. No regrets at all, car goes well now.
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    Re: Should I give up on my Disco 2

    Find a decent independent and get it all checked out.. It's a 13 yr old car, so it could be something as simple as a bad earth, wiring chafed. Just find someone with the skills and patience, and you...
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    Re: Buying a used FJ assistance

    Was 2012 model, bought new with leather
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    Re: Buying a used FJ assistance

    Rattles and clonks in body panels, clunk when coming to a stop (prop recall/bulletin). If leather, check seats around seams too.
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