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    Discovery 1 Re: Looking for a 200tdi Disco 1

    That is what you told me when I was looking for a Disco 2 Td5 about 3 years ago. But we are now digressing from what this thread is actually about.
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Not going to happen, never, ever....
    Garage / workshop is mine and no one but me sorts it out. Cars live under the carports.
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    Re: Farm Stay near Clarens - What to Add Here??

    I'd be interested in camping there for sure. The "full service" or "off-grid" options would both have their appeal.
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    Sticky: Re: Trade thread

    Sorry, photos for the post above didn't load. 571746571747
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    Sticky: Re: Trade thread

    I have a Afrox welding oxygen gauge and regulator set that isn't going to be used any more. I'd like to swop it for workshop tools with a cash adjustment either way as necessary. I'm in Edenvale and...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Replacing AC compressor bearings

    If you take the compressor to a reputable auto air-conditioning repair company they can get it sorted out for you. I've always used Auto Aircon in Plantation Road, Eastleigh in Edenvale. Their...
  7. Thread: TD5 blowby?

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    Re: TD5 blowby?

    Blow-by is when the compressed gas above the piston gets past the rings and causes excessive pressure in the crankcase and breather system.
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    Re: Alko Hitch bumping on Jurgens Oryx

    With the diagram I posted and the explanation you shouldn't have a problem replacing the bumper rubber. A friend of mine found the specification for checking if the shock absorber is still okay. I'll...
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    I'm looking for a pedestal drill press, either a free standing or counter top one. I have a HobyCraft one that is totally useless. I also need to get a small horizontal band saw. These will help with...
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    Sticky: Re: I need something you might throw away!

    Give me a shout Mark. I can assist you with one. Zero 8 3 three 7 9 three 4 7 one.
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    Re: Alko Hitch bumping on Jurgens Oryx

    I have attached the diagram showing the breakdown of the components making up the coupler assembly.
    The shock is item #33 and the rubber bumper is item #26 on the diagram.
    You have to remove the...
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    Re: Alko Hitch bumping on Jurgens Oryx

    There is a shock absorber below the main shaft as well as hard rubber bump stops on both ends of the main shaft. Both of these control the situation you are experiencing. Most of the better caravan...
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    Re: TD5 blowby?

    A pressure test on the cooling system will tell you if there are external leaks in the system normally. The correct test to check if you have a leaking head gasket is where a sample of the coolant is...
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    Re: TD5 blowby?

    If there is a leak in the cooler the fluid transfer will be from the system with the higher pressure to the lower so you should get oil in the cooling fluid. When oil is mixed with the water/coolant...
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    Re: TD5 blowby?

    If I was in your position I'd take the vehicle to Peter and his guys at Overland Worx. Have them do proper fault finding and your repair options. The end of last year the auto gearbox on my Disco 2...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Busy giving my Lotus 7 replica a respray and clean-up. After its time on the racetrack and road use since 2001 it was time to get it looking good again. The body panels have been sprayed, now for all...
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    Re: Amarok ultimate off roader build

    Thanks for posting this François. Even if most of us could never build a vehicle like this, you can take ideas of what has been done and do similar mods to our vehicle.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Key access Discovery 2 td5 2004

    Thanks for this Jelo. I'll store it in my memory bank for the day I need it on my Disco.
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Two photos I took in the garden a short while ago with my Huawei P10. 567296567297
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    As I said above, I think I have what you need Malcom. I couldn't add the photo to the reply. 566900
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Give me a shout if you still need fuses. I have lots and I'm not far from you. I'll send you a PM.
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    Re: td5 hard to start

    Thanks, I'll have to wait till we can move around again and then see where I can find one of the latching type switches. I'll power the relay from the pin in the plug on the fues box that is powered...
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    Re: td5 hard to start

    Sam, what switch have you used for the spot relay? I'd like to do the same thing and used one of the empty/blank switch positions on the left of the instrument panel. Unfortunately the switch that I...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    All fitted and final painting done. I'm happy with the way it came out. 566600566601
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Thanks for the reminder Duncan. I planned to have a cover plate and will fit it today.
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Since we had the renovation done on the kitchen I've been wanting to build a new security gate for the back door. The old cheapie that was fitted when I bought the house wasn't worth much. We also...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    I bought them from ATS that sell all motor sport gear. Any supplier of 4 or 5 point racing harnesses should sell them.
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    When I removed the two fold down seats from the back of my Disco I also removed the 2 seat belts and their reels. I installed two seat belt attaching rings into the points close to the door. You...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fitting a rear view camera to a Disco 2.

    The system in the Disco is now installed and working after giving my some more grey hairs. I'd completed the installation of the camera into the rear door and the wiring through to the body. I ran...
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    Sticky: Re: Forum members on YouTube

    I've subscribed to your channel and enjoyed what you have posted so far.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fitting a rear view camera to a Disco 2.

    Thanks for the replies. Today I stripped out the right side bin and liner around the window in the cargo area. This made it a lot easier to work on the problem with the wiring. By disconnecting the...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fitting a rear view camera to a Disco 2.

    Yes they are the standard RCA plugs. I'm hoping not to cut the cable if I can find another option. The standard wiring in the boot is already a tight fit and the boot goes through 3 90 degree bends....
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    Discovery 2: Fitting a rear view camera to a Disco 2.

    I'm in the process of fitting a rear view camera system to my Disco 2 and would like some advice.
    I was planning on routing the power and video signal wiring from the body to the rear door through...
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    Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    On my Disco 2 Td5 Auto it's revving at 2750 rpm when at 120 km/h. The slightly bigger tyres mean the speedo reads true / GPS speed at 120 km/h.
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    Re: Discovery 2 maintenance

    If it's got an auto gearbox, have it properly serviced by someone you trust to do it correctly. You can do it yourself but will need an assistant to bleed it correctly when refilling it.
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