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    Discovery 3 Re: Looking for a D3 V8

    I bought my 2005 D3 v8 2 and a half years ago with 185 000km on the clock, while looking for a Discovery 3 V8 I came across an elderly couple that were immigrating back to the UK and he was selling...
  2. Re: Purchase of Discovery 3 diagnostics tool

    Thanks so much for all of the replies to my thread, where about can one purchase the IID bluetooth tool in Cape Town... and roughly how much are they selling for.

    Thanks
  3. Purchase of Discovery 3 diagnostics tool

    Hi guys

    Im wanting to purchase an advanced diagnostic tool for my 2005 Discovery 3 V8, any advice as to what to get... the market seems to be flooded with tools out there... what are you guys...
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    Discovery 3 Re: 2005 Discovery 3 V8 torque converter

    I had my rear prop shaft replaced as the centre bearing that is mounted in the rubber was badly torn, WOW it makes a HUGE difference in the overall feel of the transmission, if your gear changes feel...
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    Discovery 3 2005 Discovery 3 V8 torque converter

    Hi guys

    Im seeking advice...

    My vehicle has 220 000km on the clock and I think its time for the torque converter to be replaced.

    I had a gearbox double flush done at 200 000km for...
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    Re: Discovery 3 rear propshaft bearing

    They are based in Epping....
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    Re: Discovery 3 rear propshaft bearing

    Thanks MikeBob, is this something you have done yourself... if so where about can you purchase the bearing from?
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    Discovery 3 rear propshaft bearing

    Hi guys

    I put my 2005 Discovery 3 V8 ( 218 000km)on the pit yesterday to check out a few things and noticed that the rear propshaft could move up and down quite abit... this is an indication that...
  9. Discovery 3 Re: 2005 Discovery 3 V8 SE Hard ride... are shocks finished?

    i can only see black.... or a very dark blue... i need to get under there with a spot light
  10. Discovery 3 Re: 2005 Discovery 3 V8 SE Hard ride... are shocks finished?

    over a 100 views and not a single suggestion :(
  11. Discovery 3 2005 Discovery 3 V8 SE Hard ride... are shocks finished?

    Hi Guys

    I have a 2005 D3 V8 SE which i've had for around 2 years... i purchased it with 185 000km and the 19" Rims fitted with Goodyear wrangler 255/55R19 tyres (Fitted as OEM when purchasing them...
  12. Discovery 3 rear suspension bushes.... soft

    https://youtu.be/0cwcqQE3pnA

    Hi all

    I took a video clip of what I assume is the rear upper suspension bushes... they seem like foam as I can push them in with a screw driver... is this normal?...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Spare Key coding - Disco 4

    Call Anthony from Northern Keys in Bellville, Cape Town, I got a new key in a generic casing, cut and reprogrammed all for R1000.00 same day service, very knowledgeable bloke! (082) 455-6322
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    Re: Disco 3 V8 Fault Codes...Help!

    It could be as simple as a flat or dodgy battery that is giving you errors.... best to get your battery tested... i sometimes get the park brake error and my main battery is on its way out... this...
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    Re: 2019 to get a Discovery 3 V8 se or not

    i bought my 2005 D3 v8 SE almost 2 years ago with 185 000km and i paid 145k

    It came with a Cheetah Front Runner roof rack / 19" HSE Wheels / 6 spare tyres / rear drawer system / DVD roof mounted...
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    Discovery 3 Re: I need a new car - looking at Disco 3 V8

    I purchased a 2005 D3 V8 SE with 185 000km on the clock from a previous member on this forum. It came with the 19" HSE alloys with Goodyear wrangler tyres / Front runner roof rack / Rear drawer...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Disco 3 v8hse 200000km

    This only affects certain models of the Discovery 4 5.0 V8 and not the Jaguar 4.4 v8
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    Discovery 3 Re: Disco 3 v8hse 200000km

    Im meticulous about maintenance schedules and keeping oils in a good condition in an engine and other moving components...

    As mentioned i had done my engine, front and rear diff and transfer case...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Disco 3 v8hse 200000km

    I bought my 2005 D3 V8 SE about a year and a half ago with 185000km on it from somebody on this forum.

    I was advised to get it check out by an independent LR specialist which i did, i took mine to...
  20. Land Rover FULL House Valet with Extras (if required)

    Apologies for the long post, this is initially aimed for Land Rover owners until i'm in full swing. (Im only posting in the Land Rover section for now)

    Initially i'll be operating from home...
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    Re: 5w30 magnetec vs edge

    I have always gone for the best oil i can afford (manufacturers spec or higher)

    I must say i used to service my own vehicles using magnatec years ago when i owned vehicles that were out of...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Faults assistance required

    Hi there

    If i were you i would get a good Indy to take a look and advise, Gateway 4x4 are very good and i've heard L&R service centre in epping is also good, they will be able to read fault codes...
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    Re: ZF Gearbox oil service special - R3000 !!!

    Thats what i've seen them do in the UK and the USA, they basically run new oil through the machine until the viewing glass indicates that the oil is clear.....
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    Re: ZF Gearbox oil service special - R3000 !!!

    who knows at this point.... it could well be a combination of both.... Dr Tranny is meant to stop the slipping / Shudder.... whether the Dr Tranny was actually put in with the new oil who exactly...
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    Re: ZF Gearbox oil service special - R3000 !!!

    who knows at this point.... it could well be a combination of both.... Dr Tranny is meant to stop the slipping / Shudder.... whether the Dr Tranny was actually put in with the new oil who exactly...
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    Re: ZF Gearbox oil service special - R3000 !!!

    I've been down this road and was advised NOT to do the double flush as my 2005 D3 V8 had 200 000km and it had a slight vibration when pulling off a steep incline and between 2nd and 3rd gear.... i...
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    Discovery 3 Re: V8 HSE 2009 model

    Buy it!!!

    You'll love it.

    I bought 2005 V8 SE last year with 185 000km, i did a whole lot of preventative maintenance myself, i changed all fluids to Ravenol, upgraded front and rear discs and...
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    Discovery 3 Re: AMK Air Compressor service kit

    Thanks George for your reply... unfortunately the link doesn't seem to work..
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    Discovery 3 AMK Air Compressor service kit

    Hi there

    Im looking to do some preventative maintenance on my Disco 3 AMK air suspension compressor (it works 100%) I'm trying to locate a service kit which contains the 2 filters and the granules...
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    Re: Discovery 3 V8

    I test drove similar vehicles you mentioned, fortuner 4.0 v6, land cruiser prado, mitsubishi etc and went back to the discovery d3 v8, very happy with my decision, cant find a vehicle out there that...
  31. Re: What work have you done to your landy in the past year?

    The Decat does make a difference to the sound... as for performance Iím not 100% sure it makes a huge difference, maybe feels a little more responsive in sport mode... definitely sounds nicer!
  32. Re: What work have you done to your landy in the past year?

    2005 Discovery 3 V8 SE

    Purchased July 2017 with 185 000km on the clock.... milage is currently at 206 000km

    Upon purchasing the vehicle i have done the following:

    Replaced water pump and...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Torque converter.... slipping

    Thanks Nico

    Would it be best to book it in at ZF Cape Town and get them to look at it?

    Regards

    Craig
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    Discovery 3 Torque converter.... slipping

    Hi there

    Have any of you gone this road with replacing your torque converter? I have a 2005 D3 V8 with 204 000km, runs like a dream but am having the slipping of gears happen every now and then......
  35. Thread: Oil Question

    by Brownpine
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    Re: Oil Question

    I have a 2005 Disco 3 V8 with 202000km on the clock, I also changed all my oils to Ravenol when I purchased it at 185 000km, Ravenol oils meet or exceed the manufacturers specs, I changed power...
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