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    Defender Re: Puma as a daily?

    I used my puma as a daily for 6 years and now the wife is using it as a dd and she has not complained so far.

    Tbh I dont find the puma not that bad in traffic, the first gear is really short and...
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    Defender Re: Install DIY

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  3. Thread: Egt

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    Defender Re: Egt

    Hi Orxy,

    I assume that measurement is taken post turbo? My MM EGT alarm on my puma is set at 520 degrees C and I do reach it often on long heels doing 120 km/h.
    On my td5 I reached 720 degrees C...
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    Re: Defender puma 2.4 injector washers

    Some feedback, the indie said they could not help me as they have never removed a puma injector. Long story short I tried again to remove them last night and got them out, the use of lubrication did...
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    Re: Defender puma 2.4 injector washers

    HiWiel,

    The injector container bracket holds down a pair of injectors so I still would have 2 injectors stuck.
    We are going to try a sliding hammer today so I am holding thumbs;D
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    Re: Defender puma 2.4 injector washers

    Some feedback on my attempt to replace the copper washer.

    I managed to remove the first injector without too much hassle and the washer was badly deformed and took a lot of effort to get off,...
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    Re: Defender puma 2.4 injector washers

    Hi Claude,
    You have a point, but this will be in the back of my mind the whole trip.
    I would rather replace the 2 leaking washers and leave the two remaining injectors till after the trip.
    That...
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    Re: Defender puma 2.4 injector washers

    Thanks Jeandre, hopefully it will not be necessary to bleed the system afterwards but I will be ready.
    Is changing the oil really necessary? I cannot see how diesel would be able to contaminate the...
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    Defender puma 2.4 injector washers

    Hi all!!
    I am mainly a silent follower on the forum but need some advice.
    During the last service of my landy the workshop overfilled the engine oil a bit which I drained over the past weekend....
  10. Potential lift for goods from PE to Stellenbosch 7 Dec

    Good day,
    I am driving down to Stellenbosch on the 7th of December with an empty trailer as I am moving Swambo's (to be) furniture to PE.
    I could not get a 'one-way' trailer rental and therefore...
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    Defender Re: Steering clunk on a Puma

    Hi Claude,
    Mine started doing the exact same thing last week.
    Havent had time to have look yet.
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    Defender Re: Highest mileage Puma here?

    Hi guys!
    Im on 167k km on my puma. I love my landy and had no issues at all!
    Best thing ive done was to fit my EMS.
    Cat has been removed about 20k ago, EGR blanked 15k ago.
    I got...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Nobody injured as far as I know, the guy in the Audi was lucky as well.
    A branch went straight the sunroof and ended up between the front seats.
    Bad quality pic but you can just see the stump...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Hi Claude!
    No I have relocated to PE recently :-)
    It was chaos last night with these winds.
    That tree took out a Audi as it was trying to driving past behind us.
    Now its fair to call it a...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Ha a close close call last night!!399909399910

    Sent from my SM-A500F using Tapatalk
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    Re: Landrover Defender Submerged in Water

    O gats:o
    I missed the wet filter part.
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    Re: Landrover Defender Submerged in Water

    Judging by the pic,the air intake was above the water line and I doubt they have water ingress into the engine.
    The puma ecu sits in the engine bay against the fire wall, but the fuses are still...
  18. Thread: Td5 or Puma

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    Defender Hi guys! I have owned both. Td5 was bought from...

    Hi guys!
    I have owned both. Td5 was bought from champ and later bought a 2010 2.4 puma for touring.
    The puma beats the td5 on the open road, especially if driving a 1000km on a day.
    In town I...
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    PM sent. Thank you

    PM sent.
    Thank you
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    Defender I feel your pain! Had the same when I lived in...

    I feel your pain!
    Had the same when I lived in Nelspruit, I am convinced that some of them swop parts as well.
    I have a couple of horror stories:mad:
    I have since started to take my landy to...
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    Thanks for checking Mike.

    Thanks for checking Mike.
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    Hi Mike Its only me, my aim is to buy property...

    Hi Mike
    Its only me, my aim is to buy property once Im there so Im looking for anything between a month and three months at this stage.
    And yes garden flat or flat.
    My other option is to sign a...
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    Short term accomodation in PE area

    Good day all
    I am currently in the process of relocating to PE and I am looking for a flat to rent in the PE area until I can get myself familiarized with the area.
    I was hoping that one of the...
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    Defender Mine did the same. Turned out to be the tyres...

    Mine did the same. Turned out to be the tyres that caused it even after balancing it a couple of times.
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    Defender Hi Claude It happened to me as well during my...

    Hi Claude
    It happened to me as well during my December trip.
    Please share the end result:)
  26. Thread: Need some help

    by Xander1
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    Defender Bly die Landy begin homself weer te gedra. Ek...

    Bly die Landy begin homself weer te gedra. Ek hoop jou moeilikheid is nou iets van die verlede.
    My landy staan nou op 160 000km en ek het nog nie n oomblik se moeilikheid gehad nie.
    Voorspoed.
  27. Defender +1 Same thing happened to me. It ended up being...

    +1
    Same thing happened to me. It ended up being the wire, quick and easy fix.
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    Hi Zaans010 We did a similar trip in June this...

    Hi Zaans010
    We did a similar trip in June this year. We spent a couple day at Hlane and then went to Ponta Molongane.
    Im not sure where in Moz you are heading, in driving from Port Shepstone and...
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    Hi Michael I would advise to not spend the full...

    Hi Michael
    I would advise to not spend the full budget on the purchase of the vehicle.
    I would keep some money to spend on sorting possible niggles as might be the case with the defenders in that...
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    Defender Hi Partyranger I suppose you are right, maybe...

    Hi Partyranger
    I suppose you are right, maybe all the time spent reading forums and issues makes one a bit sensitive;D
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    Defender Hi Abrie great to hear! Did you pick up any...

    Hi Abrie great to hear!
    Did you pick up any symptoms before the failure such as a slight engine knock/decrease in fuel consumption?
    I am currently sitting on 154k km with my 2.4 and thinking of...
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    I fitted a Madman for prevention, my approach was...

    I fitted a Madman for prevention, my approach was to set my EGT and water temp limits very conservative which gives me peace of mind, worked so far;D

    My landy is on 150k km and bogerol problems...
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    Champ ons moet die jaar verseker kuier! Ek ry...

    Champ ons moet die jaar verseker kuier!
    Ek ry vanaf Pretoria vroeg Sat oggend, laat weet as jy hulp kort.



    Claude, we might see you on the road;D
    How late are you departing?
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    You bet! Me and Reynier will be there sat...

    You bet! Me and Reynier will be there sat morning.
    Cant wait!
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    Thank you Christo! Seems that we will be...

    Thank you Christo! Seems that
    we will be tackling that route sat afternoon or sunday morning. Maybe we will see you guys there pfgrobler?
    Gary thank you, we will try to be safe.
    Cant wait!
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