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    Disco 2 V8 Torque Converter

    Hi All,

    I am searching for a good second hand D2 V8 TC. No need for flex plate or bits.
    Just needs to be serviceable.

    Cheers,
    EbenH.
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    Re: 2.8 Powerstroke TDi

    If you are going to put that in a Tdi frame with Tdi mounts, notice my slick conversion for the oil filter mount :o
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    Re: 2.8 Powerstroke TDi

    https://youtu.be/9LB1hN-fv2Q
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    Re: 2.8 Powerstroke TDi

    559743

    That's what you need, now call Turbo Direct in JHB and order one please.....


    559744

    That's the manifold, not so easy but PM me .....

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    Re: 2.8 Powerstroke TDi

    Sorry the bit about using the 300Tdi oil pump cover, you are referring to the entire back portion of the timing set-up?

    So they are the same except for the holes where the diesel pump bolts to,...
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    Re: 2.8 Powerstroke TDi

    I just finished my 2.8PS rebuild but I imported most of the parts from MD.

    BUT........... are you in PTA / Midrand? PM me and I will give you the secret you seek or close ....

    EbenH.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Difficult to judge the marks from the pics.

    If you do decide to get a different set, certainly check clearances.
    Mic the crank and see if it is exactly on spec or not.

    EbenH.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    As I mentioned, an average is aimed for across the set. What we have found is that different batches (see packing batch number) over the years have produced different sizes and even some...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    The bearings supplied are assembled in the various locations, measurements taken and the crank is cut to give specified clearances for each bearing. Obviously some averages are aimed for but cutting...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Hey Pieter,

    Did they produce the stud with the longer threads? I remember the last info it was too expensive to make us a batch :-[
    I only built one motor with those short studs and drilling the...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Thanks for the vote dude!
    I am still around, just gave up on the Rover V8 due to parts quality.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Hey Jay_B

    Saw your bits on the shop floor at Miclin and Mike told me about your build.
    If he gets a request like that he normally wants to do most of the rotating bits, that's why he asked you...
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    Re: 4x4 race. What's with all the black smoke?

    Correct, when a diesel engine runs at an stoichiometric ratio the smoke is extreme and the normal metallurgy used in vehicle engines will not handle that for long.

    Diesel engines are ALWAYS run...
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    Defender Re: leaking rear main seal

    Hey Clive,

    That is the seal for the 2.8 Power Stroke (International) which has the additional two holes in the rear cap.
    I am looking for this seal locally if possible, my PS needs a new seal.
    ...
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    Re: 101 Anyone?

    Hi Rogue1,

    I used to keep track of 101's in SA, but have to admit I have not been diligent with that and in the last year or so I have moved 2 101's to new enthusiasts.

    There are about 9 to 12...
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    Re: Everest 2nd Battery location?

    Agreed that this type of work is painful on a new vehicle, but, if you intend keeping the vehicle for an extended period (+5y) and the work is done professionally you will be much happier that you...
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    Re: Everest 2nd Battery location?

    How much pain can you handle?
    This is on a P38 but applies to any vehicle with some thought. Have done this to a Tuna.

    This type of install always makes room for at least two batteries with some...
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    Re: Pirate campers

    Thank you for the info :) These are exactly the establishments I prefer to avoid. But I realise that is my choice and if I want solitude I have to pay a lot more, for less.

    EbenH.
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    Re: Pirate campers

    Very true, but prices have also increased substantially more than just inflation related and some places only quote in dollars.

    I will support any forum that makes a point of offering a platform...
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    Re: Pirate campers

    I am going to stick my head out a bit further here ......

    I enjoy solitude and the real feel of the bush. I want to hear things I can't hear in the city. I want to see the sky as it unfolds into a...
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    Re: Pirate campers

    I have been traveling for more than 15 years now. I always make sure I clean up after myself and do my best to leave any place I visit as I found it or better.

    I hear both sides here ....... I for...
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    Re: Gonarezhou Update

    @captain caprivi

    We had bookings at Mabalauta, Lesoda and Chipinda pools.
    Depending on the time of year, I would not book anything, just go, stay two nights at Mabalauta and then drift north and...
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    Re: 1996 Range Rover 4.6 HSE

    You need patients and knowledge.

    Not for the LR intolerant. IT's a HATE / LOVE thing .....

    Keep your LC.

    If you can't help yourself (I understand) rather get the 2000 onward models with...
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    Re: Gonarezhou Update

    My first visit to Gonarezhou was in 2005.

    Here my vehicles side by side 12 years appart at the same spot, I miss my Classic ..... :'(

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    Re: Gonarezhou Update

    Good day all,

    A quick update....

    @Martcassidy, nice meeting up with you a few times on the trip :)


    We got through Pafuri on Thursday at about 11:00 and got "fined" 100m further for not...
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    Re: Gonarezhou Update

    We staying at Shingwedzi for the night of 5th July and doing the Limpopo on the 6th going on to Mabalauta for 6 and 7 July.
    Want to join?

    EbenH.
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    Re: Gonarezhou Update

    Hey ROlla,

    If you follow me there I will let you know from the other side of the river bank if it was too deep ;D

    What dates you doing?

    See my previous post ......
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    Re: Gonarezhou Update

    Hi Elsabe,

    We are planning to visit Gonarezhou with a booking at Mabalauta on 6/7 July and at Lesoda 8/9/10/11 July.

    We would like to travel from Mabalauta via the interior of the park up to...
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    Discovery 2: Re: DIsco 2 V8 Cam Shaft Replacement

    The 2000-2500rpm for 20min is a tad excessive but you need to avoid slow hard contact to ensure the two parts do not friction weld together.

    I use Mo-Di on the cam lobes, start and run it between...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Discovery 2 V8 Injectors "O" Rings

    If you were close to Durban ....... I have about 50 of them from various top gasket kits installed.......

    :-\

    EbenH.
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    Re: Am I going mad...

    Hi GolfStok

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    Hose 11 ties into the top of the thermostat ensuring circulation when cold. This tie in will be blocked off by the thermostat when it opens to allow flow through the...
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    Re: Am I going mad...

    Hey Golfstok,

    About your V8......

    That motor is brilliant, but has its issues. It does not like overheating so make sure it doesn't! MadMan, new hoses, bypass mod, and....
    Replace the...
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    Re: MWM International HS 2.8 Powerstroke

    Yes that was the plan untill BMW came along.

    It was actually used in Ford Ranger vehicles in South America from 2002 to 2006 IIRC.

    It was upgraded WRT cooling in the block, oil galleries,...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Landrover disco 1 2800tdi engine parts.

    Hmmm, you guys talk too much and do too little :p

    Thanks GOBAT-ZN ;D


    I will start a thread for the rebuild of this motor and all the compatibility it has with 300Tdi.

    ...
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    MWM International HS 2.8 Powerstroke

    So I acquired this motor in bits in a crate from a forum member .....

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    As expected the usual problem of buying a motor in pieces is missing parts ......

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