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    Discovery 1 Re: Brakes - no brakes and then fine again ?

    Hi Fanie,

    Thanks for that, but am not to sure if i do have an ABS system. How can i check without sounding to silly ?

    # Clive - What would be the best way to check for any hairline cracks, or...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Brakes - no brakes and then fine again ?

    Thanks guys, i'll start there.
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    Discovery 1 Brakes - no brakes and then fine again ?

    Hi,

    I wonder if somebody could shed some light on a recent braking issue i had today with my 300Tdi.

    Was driving on the N2 this morning and heard a fluttering sound from behind the drivers...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300tdi AC guide pulley problem

    Thank you,

    Will give it a bash today, first the pulley then the surgery on the bolt heads 🤔

    Cheers
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300tdi AC guide pulley problem

    Hi Clive,
    Thanks for the reply.

    I have removed the centre bolt, but it still seems stuck when trying to remove by hand. I have applied gentle leverage pressure but no luck.

    Perhaps i should...
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    Discovery 1 300tdi AC guide pulley problem

    Hi,

    Please could I get some guidance with my small problem

    Is the AC guide pulley a separate unit, should it just pull off to be replaced? Or is it part of the cover.

    I guess that this may...
  7. Ford & Mazda Re: Some advice needed on a Ford Engine fan please.

    Thank you,
    Will get that checked out as well.
  8. Ford & Mazda Some advice needed on a Ford Engine fan please.

    Not sure if anybody has had a similar issue before perhaps with a Fiesta.

    My wife drives a 2008 1.4 Ford Ikon with a Duratec engine. Whilst sitting in slow moving traffic on a hot and humid day...
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    Re: Disco1 V8 blown motor conversion ?

    Hi Jelo, The things we can do in the Eastern cape.... Thanks for the info I shall pass it along.
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    Disco1 V8 blown motor conversion ?

    Hi,


    a friend of mine has a Disco 1 V8. He had the misfortune of blowing the motor (I think at least 3 pistons damaged). In light of all his hassles he is thinking of replacing the motor with...
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    Re: Where are the Defender TDi's?

    And I happen to own one Disco Tdi (300)
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    Defender Judging by the advise I have just recieved on...

    Judging by the advise I have just recieved on another post, it would depend on how long the 2sO has been in use as iy will apparently spew blue smoke after 800km in cleaning out the carbons etc,
    ...
  13. Hi, Thanks for the info, will definately give...

    Hi,

    Thanks for the info, will definately give it a try, sounds like you're talking from experience....
    May I be travelling in front of a few pesky taxi's when the blue smoke rolls out;D

    I...
  14. Thanks chaps, 1. Is she smoking black above...

    Thanks chaps,

    1. Is she smoking black above 2000rpm? she has a puff when starting, but otherwise none that I can see so far.

    2. What is the actual consumption you get? approx 800km on a very...
  15. '96 TDi Disco1 with 300 motor feul consumption

    Hello all,

    What can I adjust to make my Landi run a little leaner on the diesel consumption. Is there a bolt/nut or setting one can twist/turn or screw in that would do it??
    I'm not to...
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    What would the benefit be of replacing the cat...

    What would the benefit be of replacing the cat box? And with what would one replace it with?

    What would be the benefit of replacing the center box with something smaller - this would be for a...
  17. Hi Ross, But which Radiator/intercooler to use -...

    Hi Ross,
    But which Radiator/intercooler to use - there are so many? Somewhere else on the forum somebody did make mention of doing the swap i just do not recall how long ago it was.
    But me thinks...
  18. Hi Chaps, Thanks for the info, but would also...

    Hi Chaps,

    Thanks for the info, but would also wonder what the cost would perhaps be in approximate values?

    Going to see what I can find locally......

    Cheers
  19. Disco 1 300tdi -need more cruising speed without temp guage being affected.

    Hello all,

    Here is what I get:
    At 100km/h rev's are sitting at 2500 and the temp guage is nice and stable at half way mark.Go over the 2500 rev's for a period of time and the temp guage starts...
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    Campsites in CT area

    Hello all,

    I'm looking for campsites in the CT area and surrounding suburbs please. I'm planning on bringing the kids down and want to save some money by doing the camping route. I have thought...
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    Thank you kind sir, I shall send you the PM. ...

    Thank you kind sir, I shall send you the PM.

    Cheers
    Mike
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    I have had the diesel guys check absolutly...

    I have had the diesel guys check absolutly everything and all is OK.
    Now to the solinoid; I am getting alternating voltage to this unit, but even if I do manage to get it off and replace it me...
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    1996 D1 2.5Tdi - starting issue

    Hello all,
    I have the '96 Disco (245000km) with the 300 motor and I'm battling with the starting thingy everyday.
    I have changed the following:
    Alternator
    Battery (Dixon)
    Lift pump
    belts...
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    Thanks for all the info, as I'm not working today...

    Thanks for all the info, as I'm not working today like most Mondays I shall resolve the issue today, and then i shall have not one sigle oil leak on the Landy........and yes! there is oill in the...
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    Disco1 TDi sneaky oil leak near intercooler

    Hi,

    Can anybody please give me some insight. I have noticed oil on the chassis cross member just behind/below the radiator. I have given the area a good wash and it dissapeared. I've driven 400km...
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    Alternator - Disco 300TDi

    Hello all,

    Is it possible to remove the bearings from the Alternator and replace without breaking anything, as mine are starting to make a slight noise and no doubt will "sit vas" within a day or...
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    Disco1 electrical window gremlin

    Hi Chaps,

    I have a particular nasty gremlin that keeps on harrassing me when I need to open or close the rear windows.

    When the vehicle is cold the rear windows will not open or close, yet...
  28. Rangie P38 Vogue ride height dash indicator

    Hi Guys,

    When switching the Rangie on the dash comp give a EAS fault reading. The vehicle pumps up to normal ride height, but the ride height indicator on the dash is flashing all 4...
  29. Thread: sub woofer

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    Discovery 1 I agree, you could also diconnect one and take it...

    I agree, you could also diconnect one and take it with you and do a match up in store on depth and circumference. But you should be able to purchase them anywhere.
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    I removed the rubber capping from underneath;D...

    I removed the rubber capping from underneath;D and the rest from inside.

    Eish!! it was when I took the capping off and removed what looked like a lump of compost that I almost got squirted with...
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    Discovery 1 Ta thanks, I will take it past the indie when...

    Ta thanks,

    I will take it past the indie when he opens up next year;D, with 186000 on the clock i'm sure I will be replacing more wear and tear issues as they develop. I'm trying to get hold of...
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    Discovery 1 Oil leaking on centre tansfer box

    Hi,

    After driving the Disco on the N2 for about 1h30min average speed of 100km/h I noticed clean oil drops which seem to be comming from the centre transfer box.>:( The vehcile was serviced...
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    Yup that seems to be the problem, fortunately I...

    Yup that seems to be the problem, fortunately I was lying to one side when i pulled the hose end off eish!;D

    Now to get the carpets dry.......

    Thanks for the advise ganymede, it appreciated....
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    Ta thanks, will go and have a look now......... ...

    Ta thanks, will go and have a look now.........

    cheers
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    '96 Disco TDi water issue

    Hi,

    I have discovered water in the drivers side footwell. The carpet is absolutly sodden with water.??? The passenger side is perfectly dry. I unfortunately have no idea where this is comming...
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