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    Discovery 1 Re: My 1998 300Tdi Auto Rebuild and Upgrade

    Hi Anthony

    mine was the normal one. Made many things much easier, when I was tweaking it. It went like stink and I did Pretoria to Beaufort Wes on one tank, as I do nowadays with my BigBody...
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    Discovery 1 Re: My 1998 300Tdi Auto Rebuild and Upgrade

    Hi MikeDP

    I had a Disco1 300Tdi 1998 model also with the standard Bosch VE44 pump. Please go and check out my thread on the landyonline forum "my just about unstoppable Disco1".

    Aside from the...
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    Re: Beware:d3 tdv6 water outlet assembly

    Hi Kaziko

    take it to Mike Mechanic in Mkondeni. They will assist you. Mike is your best bet in PMB. VERY experienced. Tell Mike I referred you.

    Good luck!

    George
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    Re: discovery 3 tdv6 - looking for some advice

    Hi gmc11

    sorry to hear about your misfortune. My guess is the thermostat housing was leaking in the first place. That on the D3 is a must do service item. We change it at frequent intervals and...
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    Re: 300 tdi Vaccum pump Welch plug failure

    Hi I used to have oversized welch plugs made.

    But due to the atrocious quality of "new" replacement pumps I have stopped making them. Contact Jonathan at British4x4, he has an electric vacuum...
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    Re: Low Range Issues Please Help

    Good tip from Clive :)

    @Oli - Back to Basics are always the first step. I was of the opinion, that you had done this already.
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    Re: defender 300tdi clutch slave

    Hi Guy

    have you got the RAVE manual?

    Also did you do the modification on the clutch fork, i.e. strengthening it. If not you will have to replace the clutch lever soon again. Google the mod,...
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    Re: Low Range Issues Please Help

    Hi Oli

    that most probably will end up removing and stripping the TFC. It is like when a car is jumping out of gear. This happens, when there is excessive wear on the shifting sleeves.
    ...
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    Re: D4 Battery needs replacement

    Hi Frans

    AGM batteries are great! have one in my R129 MB500SL in there now for 11 years and still in top shape.

    However just a word of caution about AGM batteries - DO NOT ALLOW THEM TO...
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    Pre-Launch Peak - New Defender

    Hi All

    was at the pre-launch yesterday afternoon organized for the LROC members (was one of the lucky 50 invitees). They had a 5-door pre-production derivative there.

    Vehicle looks very nice,...
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    Re: Uniglide and the future

    Hi Henris

    can you please tell us, what is the basic chemical compound of the product, i.e. is it based on chlorinated paraffine? Would be interesting to know.
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    Defender Re: Intercooler hose sizes TDi 300

    Hi Guy

    your closest would be LP4A in Pinetown
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    Re: Baben

    Hi Douglas

    contact Elton Smith

    he has done both our TDV6 and the FFRR Td6. Very experienced chap, knows what he is doing

    Full Name: Elton Smith
    Company: ESP Racing
    Mobile: +27835775555...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    Hi zoneout

    when BMW sold LR back in 2000, planning and development of the D3 would have been well advanced, as it went into production around July/August 2004. It normally takes 5 - 7+ years from...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    And changing that loom was a 45 minute job. Naturally the M57 is decatted, EGR blanked and mapped by Elton Smith ;D ;D
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    Hi Douglas

    as BMW will obviously have tinkered with the idea of fitting the M57 engine to the Disco3, when they still owned Land Rover, it is therefore very good news, that this company followed...
  17. Discovery 3 Re: Building a mechanically reliable TDv6 Engine

    Hi Tashtego

    yes that is available from OZ. Not cheap, but seems to be a bullet proof mod.

    https://triumphroverspares.com.au/product/water-outlet/
  18. Discovery 3 Re: Building a mechanically reliable TDv6 Engine

    Hi All

    if it is a 5A or 6A with the originial crank only!!!, yes it can be rebuilt. LRXtreme did such a job very successfully in 2018.

    If it is a 2007 or later model, hands off a bottom...
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    Re: POLY-TFE Engine treatmeny

    Hi Henris

    I do have stock on hand
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    Re: POLY-TFE Engine treatmeny

    Hi Henris

    I do have stock on hand
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    Re: POLY-TFE Engine treatment

    Contact Mike from Mike Mechanics in Mkondeni (PMB). He has been using it since around 2013 and is still using it.

    Just remember no friction reducing product can fix an underlying problem/design...
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    Re: POLY-TFE Engine treatment

    Hi Claude

    maybe the time has come for Peter to come clean with what really happened back then. We are both commercial members and as such I subscribe to the forum ethics code.

    I can however...
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    Re: Advice: Buying a 2007 Disco 3

    Hi Philip

    but yours is a 2006 model. 2005 and 2006 models are completely different animals.

    mainstream problems started with the 2007 model year (7A).
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    Re: What causes a MAF sensor to fail?

    Hi Wildkyker

    one culprit for electronic problems is bad or erratic earth connection between engine and chassis and between battery minus pole and the chassis.

    It is good practice and...
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    by hgbosch
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    Re: Poly-TFE

    Hi Henko

    pm sent
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    Hi Orxy

    M57 engines are bullet proof. Just make sure they use the inlet manifold without the port flaps. Then a quick decat and EGR blank and you will have power slightly better than on the TDV6...
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    Re: Landrover - you have truly saddened me..

    Hi Marcochezzi

    I have exactly the same with the NV225 TFC on my Td6 Fattie. Drive off and turn and there is a rumble in the TFC. Then I know it is time again to drain the oil. It takes a...
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    Re: Hybrid turbo in Cape Town

    Hi Ro55

    That is your best bet.

    Craig Anderson knows what he is doing. He is also a fully qualified Land Rover master technician. Him and Walter from LRXtreme both achieved in excess of 95% in...
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    Re: TDV6 cam belt change

    Hi sandu

    the TDV6 3.0 engine is fitted with the new design oil pump, which was a running change during the last build year (2009 model) of the 2.7 TDV6. But even so, my indie in SA insists to...
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    Re: What causes a MAF sensor to fail?

    Hi wildkyker

    upon inspection of the failed MAF, is there any residue or other build up around the sensor wire? If yes you have a leak between the air filter and the MAF unit, allowing unfiltered...
  31. Discovery 4 Re: Landrover Discovery 4 2010 TDV6 SE Turbocharger

    Hi wiseman1

    Koos Best referred you to me ;D

    There are two issues on the D4's turbo. It actually has 2 turbos compared to the D3 TDV6 which only has one. The 1st issue is to verify that the...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Windscreen replaced, now leaking

    HI All

    Been there done that and got a (wet) t-shirt :mad: :mad:

    There is only one way to have a new windscreen fitted to D1 and/or D2. Once the new screen has been fitted (glued), insist to...
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    Discovery 3 Re: The Wrath of a Disco 3 TDV 6

    Sad but true. For those who still deny the obvious, take a stroll through British4x4's yard. There is an abundance of donor cars which were scrapped due to this issue. Most vehicles in body wise...
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    Discovery 3 Re: The Wrath of a Disco 3 TDV 6

    Hi Twindisco V8 is first prize on the D3/D4 range :)
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    Re: Disco 3 Crank issue

    Interesting article

    highlights some very important points
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