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    Re: Discovery 2 V8 Auto stripping for spares.

    Front passenger door lock still working and available?
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Have a set of rear jump seats for a disco 2, beige in color for anyone that is interested in them.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Hi Paul,

    Could you post link to the article you found on Landyzone.
    Ive got a similar problem on one of my rear windows, however it keeps popping a fuse and reading what you say im wondering if...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Rear side window storage bins

    Updated above post with completed pictures
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    Discovery 2: Re: Rear side window storage bins

    I just finished up fitting my first one this weekend, still have a few trim pieces, seals and odds and ends to sort out but its 98% done and gives an idea of what I did.

    Driver side is the...
  6. Thread: Gullwings doors

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    Discovery 4 Re: Gullwings doors

    Not quite for disco 3/4 but i am currently busy with gullwings on my Disco2... im doing a similar concept to the picture posted where there is a flap cut out of the plate to create the door...
  7. Re: Will not be camping at Third Bridge in Moremi again

    We were camped at 3rd Bridge for 3 nights last year November and we had people sharing with us all of the 3 nights.
    You may get lucky with more than 1 vehicle that they dont double book you as i...
  8. Thread: Khumaga camping

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    Re: Khumaga camping

    Also directly opposite the river is the village so more noise from that.

    Site 10 by far the best, big tree and nicely isolated.
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    Re: Land Rover Discovery Gs V8

    Nothing wrong with the D2 V8 if been well looked after. However.... shop around properly, R99k is way over priced for 201000km.
    Out of interest I got mine valued for trade recently and with 175000km...
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    Re: Fitted Disco 2 Front Bumper

    Problem is not so much rigidity but rather those bolt holes - the front bolts are very close to the leading edge of the chassis and the material there even with the doubling plate welded in is only...
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    Re: Fitted Disco 2 Front Bumper

    Looks really good, how have you fastened it to that chassis though?
    Surely you used more than the standard holes used on the plastic bumper.
  12. Thread: Value of D2

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    Discovery 2: Re: Value of D2

    For what its worth I inquired about trade value on my 2001 D2 V8 last week also with 180k on the clock and they only offered R40k.
    So selling out of hand i would imagine R60k give or take is the...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    Never really been one for looking at birds but picked up a few nice opportunities recently.

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    Re: D2 TD5, Hot center console

    Interested to know more about what you have done here please, any details on the foam you used and pictures of how you fitted it and where would be great if possible?

    My D2 console gets really hot...
  15. Re: Botswana Trip Report- December 2018. Moremi & CKGR

    Nice report, thanks for sharing.
    We also just completed our first trip in November.
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    Trip Report - Moremi Nov 2018

    Finally got to write out our trip report while spending more time in the bush the last week.
    Week 1 of our trip report from early November.


    * Cant get the .pdf to upload so have attached the...
  17. Thread: Sunroof Parts

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    Discovery 2: Re: Sunroof Parts

    Have you tried some epoxy to glue the nipples back in place?
    Can use some silicone over that to make sure everything is properly sealed.
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    Re: Bodumatau(moremi gr) wild dogs super pack

    Its amazing the difference a week can make to game viewing.
    We were in Moremi for a week just before you got there and we had no luck with the wild dogs or lions, we left rather disappointed but it...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Dizhana, Okavango Delta

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    Re: Okavango / Khwai Water levels

    We didnt have much luck with the cats or the dogs... during our stay the regular sightings of lions were around black pools, the pride of 30 were hanging around there.

    Blackpools was the best...
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    Re: Okavango / Khwai Water levels

    We just returned from Moremi and the area is in dire need of rain.
    Only water crossing was at 3rd bridge and a shallow one near dombo.

    1st bridge was dry, 2nd bridge had water under. both...
  22. Re: Elephant Attack During Sleep - Third Bridge, Moremi

    We got back from Moremi on Saturday and im not overly surprised to see a thread like this.
    Spent 3 nights at 3rd bridge and 2 nights at Xakanaxa and at both camps without fail every day, sometimes...
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    Re: is it going backwards?

    Can only echo the comments already made here regarding the D2, We just got home from a 2 week trip through Botswana to Moremi in our D2 V8 with no real hiccups, while i pretty much have a brand new...
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    Sticky: Re: Nature Photo's for Comments & Criticism

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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Arrived home yesterday after a 2 week trip to Moremi and Makgadikgadi Pans.

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    Suspension Re: Terrafirma Shocks issues sorted???

    Speak to British 4x4, they stopped supplying the Pro Sport for the disco because of bad quality.
    They suggested rather going with TF 4 stage adjustable with 3" lift and im really happy with them so...
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    Re: Okavango / Khwai Water levels

    Hi All,

    Any recent visitors there that can update on water levels and overall conditions?
    I have seen the thread on 3rd bridge being a bit wonky by the sounds of it.

    Thanks
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    Discovery 2: Re: Disco 2 V8 Oil drain back overnight

    Aah the age old Delo... Delo Gold or Delo 400?
    Do you perhaps know what is considered the right ppm of ZDDP for the rover V8.

    According to data sheet for Delo Gold the zddp content is 1200ppm
    I...
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    Re: Shoes for the bush

    Recently got a pair of these Hunting Vellies from van Heerden Leather.
    Kudu and buffalo leather, super comfy
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Yup as per Grims reply - Ultraguge plugged into the OBD port
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    Discovery 2: Re: Disco 2 V8 Oil drain back overnight

    Replaced the filter with LR original and while it has definitely made a difference i still have tappets clacking on startup although not as long as previous. Possibly a leaking lifter or two?
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Been meaning to get this done for a while now, fitted a VDO oil pressure gauge into my V8.
    Happy to see pressures are all within spec too.

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    Re: 11-10-2018 Third bridge is closed

    Thanks for sharing, we leave in 3 weeks - hopefully will be repaired by then.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Disco 2 V8 Oil drain back overnight

    Aah yes sorry forgot those details:

    Gud Filter
    Shell Helix HX3 20W50 as put in by Indie.

    Planning to go back to a 15W oil.
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    Discovery 2: Disco 2 V8 Oil drain back overnight

    Hi Guys, has anyone had experience with oil drain back when the vehicle stands overnight?
    Recently on cold start when my vehicle been standing I have noticed the tappets rattling terribly while the...
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