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    Re: Disco 1 Windscreen beadings

    Byron, thanks for the input.

    I found them at LR Service Centre now. Except the bottom one - but that's easily re-usable. Top and side ones are totally stuffed after removal.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    @_FC do you have a link to the thread where you did this?

    Or would you mind sharing the procedure and materials used? How is the glue holding up after some time?
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    Disco 1 Windscreen beadings

    Has anyone recently replaced their Disco 1 Windscreen? I'd be interested to know where you got the beadings: top, bottom and sides.

    Perhaps the name of the glass company who eventually got you...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    That does look very good.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Hi Chris

    In fact my Indy alerted me to this one even before it went up on FB. Spoke to the guy and what he's asking is really not bad, I just realised that the amount of work to transfer...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Yes, I was thinking along those lines too. And it will provide a little bit of sound deadening. Then you put carpet mats over it, and then rubber mats.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    @RossJ I last checked about 18 months ago when I removed the underfelt/soundproofing and threw it all away. What had happened was that I was in the Drakensberg and it was unusually rainy... I had to...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    While I'm in there, I need to address some rust around the rear quarter-lights, and look at the roof lining (thinking of applying Wall&All - textured paint - like I saw someone on here do.

    I've...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Well, the heart has spoken louder than the numbers, and the decision taken is that Fugard will live :D

    He is being bought back from the insurance and with any luck I can fix him up good as new (or...
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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Try these guys perhaps? They import Indian car spares. Have been very useful for my Tata.659604
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    Discovery 1 Re: Facet pump for 300 Tdi

    Unfortunately not, and I'm sure that's part of my problem. I did an impromptu installation to get the car running and didn't have any... then never got around to changing it. Now I'm used to the...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Facet pump for 300 Tdi

    @RossJ yes, before my engine overhaul I had it in the engine bay. I heard that these pumps don't really "suck" well (they suck at sucking?) - this was particularly noticeable when you had to climb a...
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    Discovery 1 Disco 1 V8's on WBC

    I've been checking WBC and the classifieds in general, a lot lately.

    For those interested, there's currently a glut of V8 Disco 1's appearing on WBC - a few quite low mileage and look to be in...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Rear Wiper Relay Position?

    @Peppercorn

    Your Disco is 24 years old (you scared me a bit since I also have one about that age!).
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    Discovery 1 Re: Checking out a Disco in Velddrif?

    Apparently was a George car. Interior looks lovely. But yes, the rust issue scared me too. You can see the skylights with their telltale signs.

    Of more concern is that you'll spend around 20k...
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    Discovery 1 Checking out a Disco in Velddrif?

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    Discovery 1 Re: Checking out a Disco 1 in Margate?

    Ok perhaps not this one. Thanks to those who sent pm's also. If someone wants to take a chance on it, it's on Gumtree. High mileage but does look ok on the photos, but a whole life kzn car.
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    Discovery 1 Checking out a Disco 1 in Margate?

    I might have found a Disco 1 in Margate. Is there perhaps someone with a critical eye willing to check it out for me? A suitable payment in a currency of your choice can be negotiated (beer, money,...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    That satisfaction of the final product when you know you built it with your own hands :-)
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    In reply to the last two posters - yes this makes a lot of sense.

    I would not consider this option except for the fact that this guy was referred by our local Indy who really knows his stuff - AND...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Someone came today to quote on pulling out Fugard's roof. The only "big" items we need to buy are windscreen (with all its mouldings), driver's window and a tail light. The main cost is of course the...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    @Richarddom

    Thanks, but that would be a bit more complicated than I'd be able to do.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    @Henkus

    I really appreciate you going to look and following up on this one.

    I agree, price is way too high for a V8 especially in the current economic climate, and especially in that condition....
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    @RossJ

    That's really something I'm going to add. This experience has taught me a lot. In some way it's a blessing in disguise to have witnessed and experienced a low-speed low-risk rollover...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    The recovery. Courtesy of Willem 4x4, our Landy Indy here in Mokopane657629657630657631657632657633
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Yes, and what's more it would only be the front piece. This is definitely an option I can look at. Your thread is extremely inspiring!

    I'm still assessing the motor as it "ran away" on its own...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Thank you Henkus, much appreciated.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    That colour... is indeed a relevant question!
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    I now live in a sectional title... they won't like that much! But I could perhaps find someone with a space....
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    I've been wondering about this... simply buying a body and then transferring everything across. Thing is, I don't have the facility to do this so would need to pay labour to mount the body on the old...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Yes, none at the moment on WBC but I can just keep an eye. Funny how they disappear when you need them :-)

    I saw on Leimers website... i think the white one looks like an option.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Thanks for the lead. I had a look... I agree the body still looks nice... but eish that colour:-) The price is also good and the colour scheme inside is the same as Fugard so I could use the best of...
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Thanks everyone.

    Anyone know of a Disco 1 needing a new home?
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    I think what would be ideal is a decent V8 Disco 1 that I can transplant the engine over from this one.
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    Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    The sides are mostly ok. Two front doors are a bit bent and the rest right fender got a ding.
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