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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    Did you rotate the boost pin 90 degrees? 1.54mm is the exact setting for timing the injection pump. The lift pump is the pump on the block sucking diesel from tank.
    The exhaust also makes a big...
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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    For now I am running the Fourby boost pin and still need to install their boost ring. Then I want to change to VNT turbo with 130% bigger Cirrus intercooler. EGT's are still within limits at the...
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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    Are you happy with the hybrid turbo? Did Stallion Turbo's do it? You would need to tweak your diesel injection pump to get the full benefits of the extra boost, but first install an EGT monitor to...
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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    Are you happy with the hybrid turbo? Did Stallion Turbo's do it? You would need to tweak your diesel injection pump to get the full benefits of the extra boost, but first install an EGT monitor to...
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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    I just blanked the hose off going to waste gate actuator and also get 1.2 bar at sea level. I want to go VNT route to get low down torque. Guys in UK use 200 tdi manifold with Garrett 2256 turbo...
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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    I do mean 1.5 bar. Neil Ensor of Fourby UK runs his Disco 1 300tdi at 1.7 bar545263545264
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    Defender Re: 300 tdi VNT turbo

    Thanks George. I have read your thread and many others. You don't specify which turbo you used and also no mention of modifying your exhaust manifold or using a 200tdi manifold, which others are...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Hi All,
    Am looking for a P38 steering box
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    Defender 300 tdi VNT turbo

    Anyone running their 300 with a VNT or VGT turbo?
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    Re: Snowmaster cut out voltage

    If you are experiencing such low voltage on start up then your cabling is too light. Nothing smaller than 2.5mm cable should be used between plug and battery if under 2 meters in length. If more than...
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    Defender Re: Defender pulling left when braking

    Could also be a damaged flexible hose from fixed aluminium tube to brake caliper which is expanding under pressure and so brake cylinders not getting full pressure
  12. Thread: D4 V8 de-cat

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    Re: D4 V8 de-cat

    East Rand area
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    What you are saying makes complete sense.
    From reading up, my engine has done very well as it's on nearly 200 000km and I only have a light ticking and have been using the 5W30 since 120 000km and...
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    D4 Tracker removal

    Can anyone advise on removal of Tracker transponder unit. It seems it may be draining battery and I cancelled contract 2 years ago.
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    Well noted and thanks. I will be doing it myself.
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    5W20 is specced for Europe. In plus 40 degrees Celsius 5W20 is too thin.
  17. Thread: D4 V8 de-cat

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    Re: D4 V8 de-cat

    Any recommendations as to who can do this?
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    Re: D4 V8 de-cat

    I don't think the D4 is the same as D3. I need to be sure
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    I see and the super charged ones even more so.
    The Shell oil you are on about, I think I will give it a try while I am sourcing new cam chain, sprocket and tensioner.
    Would you recommend agents...
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    I know that, but should it be worn after 10k oil services.
  21. Thread: D4 V8 de-cat

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    D4 V8 de-cat

    I know of a few D3 V8's being de-catted and Buck Roger's mentioned somewhere that his D4 is de-catted. Is it as simple as the D3 or will I require a dummy oxygen sensor?
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    I have been using Edge every 10k, but my cam chain now starting to get noisy. Am just about on 200k. 2010 model
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    Re: D4 V8 Engine oil

    Is that the HX 7 fully synthetic?
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    D4 V8 Engine oil

    Can anyone recommend a better oil other than Castrol Edge 5W30 A5 for the Jaguar 5.0 engine
  25. MediaRelease: Importing a 1997 Defender 130 into Namibia

    Does anyone know the ins and outs of importing a used vehicle from South Africa into Namibia?
    What I know is that the vehicle must be de-registered from NATIS, be micro dotted and have a police...
  26. Thread: D4 V8 de-cat

    by Silverfox
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    D4 V8 de-cat

    Has anyone done a de-cat on their D4 V8. I'm interested as I will have to replace full pipe, front to back due to external coastal corrosion. I live in Swakop.
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    Re: Minus 40 Logicold

    Thank you TheoV
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    Minus 40 Logicold

    I am based in Swakop and have an 18 year old Minus 40 Logicold 80 litre fridge with the Danfoss BD35F compressor and I have an 80 litre National Luna probably 5 years old, running the same...
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    Poll: Re: Fridge in Loadbox of trailer

    I have a 2012 Echo 4 which has fridge in loadbox compartment so cannot be bashed by anything getting loaded. I dont think it matters where a fridge is placed, as long as it is secured and the...
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    Poll: Re: Fridge in Loadbox of trailer

    Hi,

    There seem to be a school of thought that advises against putting a fridge in the load box ( vs nosecone) of a trailer. Apparently it is not good for the compressor. the trailer will be an...
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    Discovery 4 D4 V8 Cat back

    Has anyone done a cat back or de-cat on a D4 V8. I am curious as mine has 170k and mostly does short town trips. Performance is still good but am considering removing the cat boxes and replacing with...
  32. Re: Disco 4 with 18" rims-which is the best tyre for Namibian roads

    [QUOTE=Bartho;3421619]Muds but get something with the correct speed rating for you vehicle ?[/


    I was thinking along the same lines Bartho. I would look at 160 km/ hr rating or less as I will be...
  33. Disco 4 with 18" rims-which is the best tyre for Namibian roads

    I will be back in SA for a week from the 12th, to fit my Deriam Engineering spacers and 18" rims. I am having to purchase new tyres for these as well. What would be a good well priced tyre to use for...
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    TPMS-tyre pressure monitoring system

    I am wanting a system that can monitor six tyres on a Disco 4. I am thinking to use the external cap monitors so the OEM system still works but I am worried about them getting stolen or damaged....
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    DC to DC charger with MPPT

    Does anyone know of the WDB 1202A charger from WRND. I am considering getting two as they go for R 1600.00 and has MPPT function. I will be using one in car for deep cycle charging while driving and...
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