Search:

Type: Posts; User: Jay_B; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Thread: Disco2

    by Jay_B
    Replies
    12
    Views
    626

    Re: Disco2

    Have you checked the condition of your spark plugs?
  2. Thread: Disco2

    by Jay_B
    Replies
    12
    Views
    626

    Re: Disco2

    Would also check the MAF sensor.
    Take out the MAF and clean it with some electrical contact cleaner.
  3. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    Been a while but everything is finally sorted and quiet again.

    The guys at FTF called me a day after collecting everything and asked if they could please have the tank back, they were not happy...
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    576

    Re: Camping spots close to Gaborone

    No there is not, fully self sufficient except for water supply and flush toilet and donkey geyser (Bring your own wood)
  5. Replies
    8
    Views
    576

    Re: Camping spots close to Gaborone

    We stayed at Mokolodi last month on our way back to SA, it is really nice and each site ahs its own ablution.
    Two points to keep in mind.

    1) The drive to the camp sites require decent ground...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    227

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE System oil leak

    ERR6898 - R206.25 from Dover Parts
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    227

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE System oil leak

    Ive just been through this whole process after one of the steel lines broke. There is a thread on what I did to repair it going for hydraulic rubber hoses, modified the valve block to accept the...
  8. Replies
    16
    Views
    994

    Re: Trip Report - Khutse 2021

    I wouldn't hesitate, it is definitely doable with the right mindset and approach. Understand that certain way of doing things camping before kids or in a safe camp setup has to change until they are...
  9. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,309

    Re: Drop fridge sliders, are they the answer??

    Went through same exercise as you are at the moment last year as lockdown projects.
    Once I had measured everything up it was more economical space wise to have the fridge on a slide and two drawers...
  10. Replies
    16
    Views
    994

    Re: Trip Report - Khutse 2021

    Thanks for all the kind words guys, glad we could share it with you and keep the overlanding spirits fueled
  11. Replies
    16
    Views
    994

    Trip Report - Khutse 2021

    Hi All, has not been many reports over the past year given all the restrictions and we have always enjoyed reading them to keep us sane and excited about future trips and planning. We managed to get...
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    406

    Re: Khutse-Mabua April 2022

    Molose to khutse pan is about an hour drive give or take depending the route you use. The road via maharashule is longer and more difficult in terms of thick sand sections.

    Honestly I did not find...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    406

    Re: Khutse-Mabua April 2022

    We returned from a week at Khutse 2 weeks ago, Molose for 4 nights is going to get very boring.
    The waterhole is really beautiful but there is not much activity in the way of game or any real game...
  14. Replies
    150
    Views
    21,045

    Re: Camping coffee: share your preferred way

    Recently came across this, has anyone tried it?

    Suits me perfectly as im the only coffee drinker in our house and i prefer a pour over far more than french press.
    For camping the single cup...
  15. Replies
    3,059
    Views
    593,512

    Sticky: Re: Nature Photo's for Comments & Criticism

    Returned last week from Khutse.
  16. Replies
    247
    Views
    30,851

    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    This is first time i have refitted heads to the block, dont think it ever had heads redone before me.
    Used ARP studs



    Nope 2 rows of bolts
  17. Replies
    247
    Views
    30,851

    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Little update...

    We just retuned from a trip to Botswana and the motor really ran well, did not miss beat.
    Nice and powerful when i needed it through the thick sand and cruised very comfortable...
  18. Thread: Covid Testing

    by Jay_B
    Replies
    19
    Views
    1,462

    Re: Covid Testing

    PCR test - do it on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning so he can be in and out within the 72 hour window.
    All my tests for work, if i get the test in the morning i have the result later that...
  19. Thread: Covid Testing

    by Jay_B
    Replies
    19
    Views
    1,462

    Re: Covid Testing

    If test is too old they will in all likely hood send you away to be retested.
    There was no testing facility at the border that I could see.
  20. Thread: Covid Testing

    by Jay_B
    Replies
    19
    Views
    1,462

    Re: Covid Testing

    We just returned from Botswana yesterday and can confirm that you need a PCR test coming back in to South Africa.

    No question about it, there is a lot of misleading info saying a rapid test is...
  21. Replies
    9,167
    Views
    1,149,367

    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    614382
  22. Replies
    9,167
    Views
    1,149,367

    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Not too shabby For a 20 year old car

    614380
  23. Re: Covid Testing Query - MORE... Yes, I'm SORRY...

    we entering Botswana on Tuesday Morning and can confirm you need a PCR test no older than 72 hours, did ours today.

    Re-entry to South Africa seems a lot of info is saying a rapid test but when I...
  24. Replies
    9,167
    Views
    1,149,367

    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Loaded up for departure to Botswana and Khutse reserve tomorrow morning for a week

    613613
  25. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    Its possible but i dont think that is it, the standard lines are steel and would have done the same thing then.
    The engine doesn't have to be at full operating temperature so its not even getting...
  26. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    So it seems my ace pump is toasted... Likely from the bush fix having to run engine oil through the system. The groaning is bad you can barely talk inside the cab

    Got a quote for a new pump and...
  27. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    After a long day the ACE system is finally back up and running.
    Yesterday afternoon i picked up what is almost like a rebuild / upgrade kit from the guys at FTF who have done an incredible job.
    ...
  28. Replies
    4,858
    Views
    817,726

    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    This is on my to do list but i was under the impression you needed a press, it looks like you did this without a press?
  29. Replies
    13
    Views
    527

    Re: Discovery 2 v8 - fuel issue, advice needed.

    Send it to Rob at Bespoke4x4, you wont be sorry.
    He is the only guy I would allow near my vehicle when Im in the same position as you with work and no extra time to get to things.
  30. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    a lot of phone calls and back and forth through the week but finally got some pictures showing what direction we going...

    - changing to full 2SN high temperature hydraulic hoses with burst...
  31. Replies
    13
    Views
    527

    Re: Discovery 2 v8 - fuel issue, advice needed.

    may be easier to get someone with a diagnostic tool to plug in and see what comes up.
    Could save yourself a lot of time and frustration.

    as Twindisco says, CPS is a fairly common failure on the...
  32. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    on a different note, I have found the actuator bushes that mount to the torsion bar are completely buggered, are these fairly easy to replace with a press or is there a special tool/procedure to get...
  33. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE failure, helo

    All the lines and valve block are out, what a terrible job and a very dirty one - No doubt made even worse doing it with tick bite fever, but we are crunched for time to get everything refitted...
  34. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,944

    Discovery 2: Re: ACE Failure and repairs

    Changed the title of the thread as it has no progressed to the repairs part.

    Visited the guys at FTF yesterday and watch this space for some awesome ideas that were discussed on what we planning...
  35. Replies
    47
    Views
    7,353

    Re: Trans Botswana & Covid

    Hi,

    Thank you for the detailed and very valuable info at this stage.
    We are making final plans for our trip in a few weeks time and I am confused but hpefully excited that you only needed a rapid...
Results 1 to 35 of 581
Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4