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    Poll: Re: Disco 2 V8 ES To buy or not to buy

    It's always easier to find fault in others, than oneself...
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    What's wrong with yours?
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    I can imagine, my front garden is former beach sand, thanks to the drought we had.:(
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    The flex plate is already bought, a whole R200-ish, so that is the least of my troubles.

    The main issue is removing the engine in my front garden... My driveway is faux cobblestones and the rest...
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    I haven't even thought about looking into it.... bucks got tight this year, so when I recover from the Disco's clutch issues, i will pull the engine to sort the flex plate and will dive into the...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    It sounds like a clutch failure, maybe the A clutch. The various clutches lock or disengage in groups to achieve the ratios, so if one fails you will have issues.
    Probably a packing in the servo has...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi Rings and bearings replacement job?

    If you are going to rebuild it anyway, what do you have to lose by trying?
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi Rings and bearings replacement job?

    Wow! Colour me amazed.
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    Funny, that... my brakes went rock hard a week or so before the flex plate failed.
  10. Thread: Toy Run

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    Re: Toy Run

    I can't see why you couldn't take him as a pillion. Let me ask someone who is involved what the story is.

    ETA: OK, it is no RIDERS, not pillions. They need to be sen to be upholding the Laws and...
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    Re: Why do you drive a Land Rover?

    I was caught by the sound of a Td5 pulling away from a traffic light I was standing at. A real rubber neck "what was that?" moment.
    It sat and festered in my mind until it coalesced into an idea...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    I agree with that. I was most peeved when it went off the local pumps in my area.
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi Rings and bearings replacement job?

    This is probably going to get me a lot of flack, but here goes...

    An old timer Diesel guy with yonks of mining experience told me they used to deglaze earthmoving engines in-situ.
    Run it at full...
  14. Re: Custom slider for trailer needed. Cape Town area. Any recommendations?

    If you go that route, contact Shaun at TAKSTEEL in Montagu Gardens, he will sort you out for cutting and bending etc.
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    Re: What did you see on the road today?

    If the will exists, there is a way...
    https://julongdredger.en.made-in-china.com/product/YBlxXgUbaipI/China-Aquatic-Weed-Harvester-Trash-Skimmer-for-Collecting-Weed-and-Floating-Debris.html
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    Re: SIII R6 electric fuel pump

    If that is an original SU then he can bring the bits in from Burlen Fuel Systems and do it himself.
  17. Thread: Burn out...

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    Burn out...

    Apparently Cape Town is high on the list for burn out...

    Who'd have thunked it?

    https://www.cbn.co.za/featured/cape-town-most-burnt-out-city-in-the-world/
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    Re: Attack by the 3 Amigos on my Disco 2.

    Nope, not guilty, yeronner!
    This was a good few years ago, I didn't know where you lived, or I would have dropped them on the pavement outside...;D
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    Re: Attack by the 3 Amigos on my Disco 2.

    I bought my Nanocom mostly because I had the 3 Amigos in my new to me Td5 and it had me change 2 sensors with no fix, and it was purely by accident when a battery clamp failed and I made up new...
  20. Freelander II Re: Unsolvable Problem? ... My FL2 engine just cuts out ... dead !

    My money is on an electrical issue, with a component failing due to temperature or some other fault and then resetting as it cools down allowing normal service until it gets hot again and breaks...
  21. Re: Long term parking/storage Cape Town Airport

    That's about the going rate for CT, particularly in an area with little competition and proximity to CTIA.
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    Re: Discovery 2 V8 Auto stripping for spares.

    Oddly, that is the one piece I don't have, so, if you can, that will be great.
  23. Re: Long term parking/storage Cape Town Airport

    XtraSpace Self Storage is on the Airport Approach Road, and about as close to the terminal as you will get, but I have no idea about availability of units.
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    Re: Discovery 2 V8 Auto stripping for spares.

    If you do manage to get them off, drop me a message and I will EFT you, there is no rush at all, I only get home mid December.
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    Re: Discovery 2 V8 Auto stripping for spares.

    More than any, I need the rear corner bits.
  26. Re: Do you have the right? A rant about spineless individuals spreading rumors.

    He reached out to me on a question I posted a while back, and gave me the benefit of his experience, free, gratis and mahala, so I can second that.

    Nobody can please everybody, always.
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    Re: Discovery 2 V8 Auto stripping for spares.

    Is the plastic roof trim intact and available? The one down the gutters and across the back.
  28. Re: Do you have the right? A rant about spineless individuals spreading rumors.

    It's certainly one of the reasons I did, fortunately, I am an employee, if I worked for myself, I'd probably starve...
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    Re: Best Jockey wheel - Pneumatic or not?

    Those wheels have plastic hubs and probably bushes instead of bearings, they won't last.
    I'd suggest you get wheelbarrow wheels and use them. An added advantage will be the easier rolling ability...
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    Re: Weighing a trailer

    If he returns the trailer to the same configuration as when it was weighed, and then take it to a scrap dealer he can compare the "official" weight with the other one for a comparison of accuracy as...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Electrical connectors

    I did see those, but I need the connectors that go onto the various sensors/switches etc and none of them are Molex, unfortunately.
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Excessive water pressure

    When you rebuilt your engine, was the deck skimmed after the liners were replaced?

    If so, with a skimmed head, my money will be on a cracked head or liner as a culprit.
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    Re: Defender engine swap

    What an interesting system, thanks, grips.
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    Re: Essential Spares for a Caravan

    I'd suggest 2 sets of bearings.
    A tub of wheel bearing grease.
    Q20/Mr Mechenic/Tool in a Can or similar super spray.
    Tools to do the jobs of the various spares you are carrying.
    Self amalgamating...
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    Re: bending a tray the right way

    Is the item on feet or is it flat bottomed?
    Even if flat bottomed, most of the support/weight will be around the outer edge of the tray unless the item itself starts to sag in the middle due to...
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