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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    Oh, forgot to mention, new tyres are already bought via Black Friday special, buy 4 get 1 free... haha.

    31s vs 285/75/16s in the pics.

    Then, good news, the work is done, diffs are in, V8 torque...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4 Lexus conversion

    no, should be good for as long as the engine lasts. as long as the new crank is put in as the strengthened one.
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4 Lexus conversion

    Now this is good news for a mate of mine.
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4 Lexus conversion

    But will it work with a TDV6?

    The V8's aren't the problem.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    Update time:

    Received the following and it's being installed currently.

    Ashcroft 3.75 CW&P
    Ashcroft ATBs front and rear
    Terrafirma Arches - i'll fit these during the holidays.

    These diff...
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    Re: Tyre Comparisons

    Pretty sure there will be some kind of graph that would illustrate that:

    Heavier in sand due to weight won't have the same traction as footprint due to deflating based on the weight in the sand...
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    Re: Tyre Comparisons

    Yep, annoying.
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    Re: Engine Braking vs Brakes

    Clearly not that experienced then... ;D
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    Re: Engine Braking vs Brakes

    Manual means the gears are changing too low too soon if the engine is screamin'. That or it's a 4-speed small petrol engine vehicle.
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    Re: Engine Braking vs Brakes

    Engine braking uses your engine at RPM to slow the vehicle down. No damage if done properly.

    Brakes uses the, well, brakes which then need to be replaced, more often, if towing a lot.

    Engine...
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    Discovery 3 Re: What vehicle after a Landrover

    New "cheapies" also break and can be costly.
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    Discovery 3 Re: What vehicle after a Landrover

    So here's a thought... why not just get a well looked after D2. Cheap to maintain and run if it's looked after.
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    Discovery 3 Re: What vehicle after a Landrover

    This.

    Edit: Why? Because it is as comfortable, if not more so, than a Disco. Has similar interior space. Brilliant fuel consumption. It is not a 'proper 4x4' but it does very well in most...
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    Defender Re: Egt guage

    Same wiring as madman or any other sensor. They just advertise it so you can DIY

    Actually quite cool. Something I think I may even figure out how to do.
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    Re: Letís live our dream Camel Trophy

    subscribed.
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    Re: Land Rover knock down stainless braai.

    Yes, i'm in to the group buy, but let us know the price.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    You started it all just by the way.. ;D

    But we need that Silver Bullet of yours up and running now... so it can tow me out of stuff... :p
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    Is this a gift, for me? Can i send courier? ;D
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    You and me both!!!!
  20. Thread: Air Jacks

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    Re: Air Jacks

    I hear you, but those tracks that fold in the back that sand slips through, won't help in soft sand.. you need something that won't be forced down.

    Example here: ...
  21. Thread: Air Jacks

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    Re: Air Jacks

    The Air jacks are quite big and bulky... why not look at Sand tracks? Max trax or the equivalent?
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    Re: Land Rover knock down stainless braai.

    Yes, i also want to know.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    Update:

    The D2 is in with Jeff at the moment. When it is done in the next couple weeks, it will have:

    Hybrid Turbo
    Intercooler
    Remap
    Terrafirma 2" lift + 2" shocks + 40mm body lift
    Gearbox...
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    Defender Re: Limited Slip Diffs

    yeah, not saying anything against Dave or Ashcroft, just did some sums and the price you see on the site is not the same as the price you'll end up paying. but if in Zim, not sure what the import...
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    Defender Re: Limited Slip Diffs

    Nope, these are more expensive by a long shot. Well, at least from the agent I spoke to.
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    Defender Re: Limited Slip Diffs

    I'm bringing a set of ATBs and some HD CW&Ps through Landy Guru / Custom Guru
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    Defender Re: Limited Slip Diffs

    Because you won't be able to bring it in cheaper if you order direct.. Unless you have other shipping arrangements.
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    Re: LT330 with 1.003 ratio

    Nice one! Is your Defender Orange?

    you part of LROC KZN?
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    Re: LT330 with 1.003 ratio

    What are you changing it to?
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    Re: Skydio - Dji's main competitor...

    For the function, I'd look at a 2nd hand Phantom and attach the desired camera.
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    Re: Skydio - Dji's main competitor...

    Might be better to get a normal drone, attach a thermal or IR camera.

    Any of the Mavics can fly a certain pattern and return home.
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    Re: Skydio - Dji's main competitor...

    Not sure to be honest. But uses a beacon for tracking. Very good it seems.
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    Re: Grenadier.... What do we know about it?

    So pretty much exactly the same as the New Defender and it's thread. I rest my case, after I agree with you.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    Why spacers for turning circle? is that with the 285/75/16s'?

    Edit: Ok, done some research. Thanks, sending you PM now.

    Edit#2: Done some more research. 15" steelies + modifications is...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    Where did you see the 15's and muds for the same as the 265s?

    Currently, can organise 5 x 285/75/16 (32.8's) for R15700. Black Friday Deal
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