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  1. Discovery 3 Re: Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    Thanks for your reply, I had my anti toll bar bushes replaced (front and rear at the same time)... very confusing
  2. Discovery 3 Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    Hi guys

    I have a 2005 D3 V8 which had its control arms replaced around 190 000km and it is now on 225 000km... im getting ALOT of creeks and squeaks coming from the from suspension.. I took it to...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Service Question

    As far as I understand.. even if you have an after market policy, you don't HAVE to use the agents, you can use an RMI approved workshop... especially at that milage, there a couple of RMI approved...
  4. Discovery 3 Re: Disco 3 Air Suspension: Looking for airbags

    I'd suggest giving L&R Services in Epping a call, they might have stock of the air shock, you can go-online and have a look.
    021 705-0474

    Or

    Gateway 4x4 in Stikland always make a plan: 021...
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    Re: Differential capacities

    Have a look at the Ravenol oil finder on their website, they have the correct oil for the E diff, I replaced all my oils with Ravenol when I bought my Discovery with 185000km on the clock.
  6. Re: ZF Oil Service Special this Valentine's Day - R3000 incl VAT

    Cool Stretch, I seriously hope so for your sake that it remains silky smooth, fingers crossed!
  7. Re: ZF Oil Service Special this Valentine's Day - R3000 incl VAT

    There phones are down... or have so for the last 2 or 3 weeks.

    My 2005 D3 V8 is there now for a new torque converter / gearbox overhaul.

    What is your currently milage on your D3?, I was warned...
  8. Discovery 3 Re: Rims from a NEW discovery on a Discovery 3 V8?

    Thanks guys for the feedback! Much appreciated

    now I need to find out if the new discovery rims can handle the weight of the Discovery 3....
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    Discovery 3 Re: Discovery 3 V8 SE advice needed

    I have a 2005 D3 V8, itís the best car I have ever owned!

    Yes itís had a few niggles here and there, I bought it with 185 000km on the clock and now on 223000km

    i have to replace the torque...
  10. Discovery 3 Re: Rims from a NEW discovery on a Discovery 3 V8?

    Basically what Iím asking is can you fit any width tyre to an 18Ē rim and does any body know if it can fit onto the D3v8 which has bigger brake calipers?

    currently I think it has 235/60R18
    but...
  11. Discovery 3 Rims from a NEW discovery on a Discovery 3 V8?

    Ive been offered 18" Rims from a new discovery at a really good price.

    Are 235/60R18 tyres abit on the small side for a D3 V8.... are the 18" Wheels from the new Discovery the same diameter as the...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    Thanks for all of the comments and advice guys... will keep you posted when I do decide to purchase the air shocks
  13. Discovery 3 Re: Adding Dr Tranny to new torque converter with 2nd hand gearbox!

    As far as I know this is replaced... mine was replaced at 200 000km when they did the major double flush of the gearbox.
  14. Discovery 3 Re: Adding Dr Tranny to new torque converter with 2nd hand gearbox!

    Around R45000.00
  15. Discovery 3 Re: Adding Dr Tranny to new torque converter with 2nd hand gearbox!

    So I've decided to bite the bullet and rather opt for a full rebuild of the torque converter and gearbox with a 1 year warranty through ZF here in Cape Town...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    Nope I don't have budget for that kind of preventative maintenance... if the shocks are still good then ill keep, if not then ill replace... just wanted to see how good the dunlop shocks are.. people...
  17. Discovery 3 Re: Adding Dr Tranny to new torque converter with 2nd hand gearbox!

    thanks for the reply

    The gearbox had around 185 000km on it.... they were going to replace my poked gearbox and torque converter with this unit and add 2 tubes of Dr Tranny and Lube Guard etc for...
  18. Discovery 3 Adding Dr Tranny to new torque converter with 2nd hand gearbox!

    Hi guys

    My D3 V8 has 223000km on the clock and the gearbox and torque converter have reached the end of their life.

    I've received a quote to replace the gearbox with a 2nd hand unit and put a...
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    Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    Hi there

    My vehicle has 223 000km on the clock and still the original shocks..... are there any do's or don's when it comes to replacing the air shocks on these vehicles, I've been quoted to...
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    Discovery 3 Rear Diff

    Hi Guys

    My car has been in for a service and they have pointed out that the rear diff is getting bit noisy... I am aware of this and can hear it when I tap on the accelerator, its not super noisy...
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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...
  22. 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
  23. 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...
  29. 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
  30. Discovery 3 Re: 2005 Discovery 3 V8 SE Hard ride... are shocks finished?

    over a 100 views and not a single suggestion :(
  31. 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...
  32. 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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