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    Discovery 1 Re: Disco 1 Auto: flexible cooler lines?

    Antz

    on another point

    you must have several kilos under the belt with your electric vacuum pump by now

    any comments yet

    thks
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    Re: 6500KM Trip Namibia

    Did that nice shiny turbo make a difference ?
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 TDI Boost Pressure question

    When I put my boost gauge on my D1 I had it plumbed into that same injector pump boost pipe

    readings were the same as where it is plumbed in now on the top turbo hose

    I disconnected my boost...
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    Re: 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 - Gearbox issues

    Sean is still vvery much around and has moved to strydom park -

    there is a fellow called Mikebob on the forum who I think is in silverton pta so closer to the OP
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    Re: Defender Td5 Black Box Temperature Alarm

    If memory serves me correctly

    On the side of the LBB is what looks like a plastic screw

    buy turning that it changed the temp setting

    cant remember which way does what though

    good luck
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    Re: Defender Td5 Black Box Temperature Alarm

    I first had that lbb fitted

    that temp sensor is fitted into the head
    found it to be a true sensor

    the second alarm you had after 20 kilos tells me to believe it

    there is a screw...
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    Re: Android tablets: entry level

    Why not just use really dumb devices so its a wi-fi, screen and keyboard and run the software on your "own cloud"
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    Re: Android tablets: entry level

    Is the food and beer also going to be "entry level"
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    Re: Solar+Gas geyser combo.

    The concept of water heated by the sun and then fed into a gas geyser is a good one but

    the gas geysers do have a function that says dont burn if water is above x degrees

    in theory that works
    ...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi turbo - standard replacement

    Antz

    did you notice any differences in the vanes -both sides between the new cartridge and the old one

    although you probably don't know if the old one was original

    looking forward to...
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    Re: 300TDi Overland build

    i am starting with the assumption that you may not have much experience with the D1 300 tdi

    they have the power of a dead duck - so highway cruising speed is an issue

    the head gasket isn't an...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi turbo - standard replacement

    is that a balancing report up to 150 thousand rpm ?
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    eina

    is that transfer box
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    Wankie game reserve - the early days

    Nice back round video on the park

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqawT2TuEc4
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    Re: Eating out in Bethlehem

    or just follow that star / wait for the three wise men and see what inn they pull into
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    Re: Defender rear door fold down table

    On my disco 1 the rear bumper is a great little table.

    The height is perfect for sitting in the camping chair and eating / preparing food on the bumper

    not the same as a rear door folding...
  17. Re: what have you done with / to your Range Rover (Big Body) today

    I dont think I have ever seen a range rover with a stepladder on the roof

    now what you could do is attempt a world record speed for a stepladder

    Nice to be able to do these mods yourself vs...
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    Re: 3-door 110 station wagon.

    The 90 models are really really good looking though

    i think the 90 pickup is the epitome of defender look's - specially with the cattle rails and the canvas covering

    one day when I get a proper...
  19. Thread: Solo sump reseal

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    Defender Re: Solo sump reseal

    It's hands on tips like this that make this forum a gold mine - well in the Landy section anyway
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    With all this printing in plastic I am surprised there isn't a roaring trade in printing items exactly like the original - ie sun visor in this case
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    Re: Crossing Nwetwe Pan

    Yep

    I did kubu to gweta in about 7 hours or so at a very relaxed rate

    there is also another double dekker south of kubu as well - about 20 klicks from the first vet fence you will get coming in...
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    Re: Crossing Nwetwe Pan

    at next vet fence - north of Kubu

    hang a left and it follows the fence for a while

    lots of tracks around but they all lead to Nwete pan

    Coming out the other side lots of tracks and all lead...
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    Re: Defender 110 storage / camper van setup

    that south sudan post is incredibly positive

    and its recent

    good news

    good luck and safe travels on your journey
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    Re: Tsumkwe via backroads

    I did that road in 2019 and only Tsumkwe or gobabis for reliable supplies

    didnt see anything that looked like a fuel station on the .route

    very nice drive though
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    Re: Tsumkwe via backroads

    is that the m114

    can't find those names
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    Re: Trouble booking at Nxai Pan

    I thought bigfoot handled all accom in the nxai pan park

    am sure when i was there a couple of years ago without a booking that the office at the entry gate was staffed by a bigfoot representative
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    Re: Roof console for Disco 1??

    the disco does have a nice recessed cavity - the sunroof - to which a roof console of sorts could be attached

    that alone must be a good starting point
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    Re: Travelling from KTP to Moremi

    Kaa gate is not a border post

    it is in the top north east corner of mabua

    It might be closed though but not because it's a border post
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    Re: Battery overvoltage advice

    So

    you are taking a product that says 12v and 24 v auto select and having to "gippo" it to work

    Sorry that product is rubbish
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi oil usage

    Kudos

    Which of the breather pipes was it ?

    I would follow the oil usage fault finding from scratch again to find where the oil is being used after the breather pipe find / fix

    You get indies...
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    Re: Just for fun! Give me your thoughts

    is the boost gauge after the intercooler ?
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    Re: One Day Online Sale

    https://www.campandclimb.co.za/product/msr-pocket-rocket-2

    this is at 859 on your google shopping campaign and 750 odd in the store

    google adds checks the prices match regularly and even though...
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    Re: Just for fun! Give me your thoughts

    Nedge

    Fit a boost gauge as close to the inlet manifold as possible

    That will be your only way of problem solving

    Easyish and 600 bucks should do it in total
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi oil usage

    There is one last test if the above is all negative

    Disconnect the pipe from the bottom of the cyclone

    Connect another pipe from the bottom of the cyclone and run it into say an empty coke...
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi oil usage

    "I blew down the pipe running into the engine block and I could hear the bubbles"

    I have never tried this but the oil should drain freely back into the sump

    This is the pipe that comes from the...
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