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    Re: What to check after wading in my 300tdi

    The older tanks had a drain pointbut let it stand for a day.
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    Re: What to check after wading in my 300tdi

    Let it stand for a day or two then drain a little bit from the diffs, gearbox and engine.

    The water will settle at the bottom so you will see if any water was ingested.
  3. Thread: Water pipe issue?

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    Defender Re: Water pipe issue?

    Sounds about right, I had the same thought but I was wondering if it might be something else.

    I've never seen this before.

    New pipe it is then.

    Thanks!
  4. Thread: Water pipe issue?

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    Defender Water pipe issue?

    While washing the Landy I noticed this when I was cleaning up the engine bay.

    I loosened the expansion tank cap but nothing happened, only after squeezing it a bit did it return to normal.
    What...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Not familiar with the 4.6l, does it have 3 rows of head bolts?

    If so the bottom row was later omitted by LR aa it caused head gasket failures.
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    Re: Planes take strange routes ?

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    Not so. If you have a look at the above picture you will see that for example the FAR 29 is restricted from ground level to unlimited hight.

    For the FAR 29 it's because it's over De Brug...
  7. Thread: Rusting bolts

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    Defender Re: Rusting bolts

    We're not allowed to use it and JC5 anymore, currently we have CA1000.

    But I have a little bit of expired Mastinox for a rainy day.
  8. Thread: Rusting bolts

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    Defender Re: Rusting bolts

    You must use a jointing compound, if you have contacts with aviation maintenance they might be able to get you some of the good stuff.

    But most of those must be treated with caution as it can...
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    Re: Richtersveld campsites and drinking water

    No drinking water that I know of. There is river water at De Hoop.

    You have to take your own.
  10. Thread: Rusting bolts

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    Defender Re: Rusting bolts

    Okay, I give up.
    Plating simple parts is relatively easy and I get good results but threads and the recessed part for the Torqs bit isn't.

    I've tried now so many different ways that I decided to...
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    Defender Re: Difflock linkage on defender - is this right

    Cool, I don't have a lot of experience with the linkages, so learnt a bit.
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    Re: Defender Hella Sealed Beams: Where to find?

    Go for Wipac. They make them.

    But can get the Hellas here too.
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    Defender Re: Difflock linkage on defender - is this right

    You're lucky that bush hasn't fallen out, maybe you should get the clip.
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    Defender Re: Difflock linkage on defender - is this right

    The only missing part seems to be the clip.
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    Re: Def Windscreen bracket seals

    Rubber just like the door hinge gaskets.
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    Defender Re: Difflock linkage on defender - is this right

    So curiosity got the best of me and I had a look at mine.

    The welded pin is standard.
    Hope my picture can be of help.

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    Sorry if my previous posts took the wrong direction.
    I can see...
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    Defender Re: Difflock linkage on defender - is this right

    On the Micro cat site I use there are 2 versions for the Lt77.

    The one with pivot looks like the one I attached on my previous post and is similar to the lt230.

    The other one is for the Lt77...
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    Defender Re: Difflock linkage on defender - is this right

    It took me a while to figure out what was wrong with your setup.

    If only I read the description on your part catalog picture.

    That is for a Lt77, but that isn't supposed to be fitted to your...
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    Re: Corrugated gravel tire pressure

    I'd start at 1.5bar but I don't recommend going over 80km/h.
  20. Re: Replacing rear brake/taillight bulbs with LEDs - Don't try it

    I think it's just the opposite, see here:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/342333-Defender-300tdi-hazard-trailer-dash-warning-light?p=4627957#post4627957
  21. Re: Defender 300tdi hazard/trailer dash warning light

    This would be my recommendation.

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

    Very nice!
  23. Thread: JK Bonnet grommets

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    Re: JK Bonnet grommets

    Make your own. I made these for myself.

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  24. Re: Defender 300tdi hazard/trailer dash warning light

    The trailer light is the problem.
  25. Re: Defender 300tdi hazard/trailer dash warning light

    The Wipac LEDs and it's adjustable relay should take it back to normal but the process isn't easy.

    I asked around a bit and some have pointed to the earth on the transfer box.
    I haven't tried it...
  26. Re: Defender 300tdi hazard/trailer dash warning light

    Jip, what he said.
  27. Re: Defender 300tdi hazard/trailer dash warning light

    Do you have LED indicators?
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    Re: Defender Rear Axle Ball Joint

    Jip and sommer replace the 2 bushes on the other side of the arms.
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    Defender Re: Thermal Zinc Coating on my Defender

    The only problem that might, if I'm correct, occur is that zinc and aluminium isn't best friends.

    Those mirror arms are "peutter"(spelling?) and might corrode really fast.
  30. Thread: Landrover series 3

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    Re: Landrover series 3

    Condenser?
  31. Thread: 300Tdi Crankshaft

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    Re: 300Tdi Crankshaft

    I won't say it's common but it's the 4th one I know of.

    Sjoe R31800 new before import.

    I do hope you get helped out.
  32. Thread: Cats and snakes

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    Re: Cats and snakes

    I took it straight indoors for her own safety.

    It burned but I see it as school fees.
  33. Thread: Cats and snakes

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    Cats and snakes

    Never pick up a cat from behind while it's busy with a Cape cobra.

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    After getting all the pets in the house I caught it and released it in the veld.
    Luckily this one...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Immobilizer?
  35. Re: Defender Wheel alignment recommendations- Cape Town

    Just the front to worry about and only toe in/out.
    Unless the lift changes other stuff.

    I did mine myself but it takes a while.
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