What have you done with your Discovery today?





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    Thumbs up Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    So here is a thread for all owners of any type of Land Rover Discovery to come show and tell the rest of us what they did with or within their Discovery today?
    It is sort of an obligatory thread to share what you did, be it getting dirty, new kit, service done, mods, fixes, ideas, TIPS (lots of TIPS) new feature identified, saved an appliance, etc... I know of at least three Disco owners itching to share.
    Last edited by 2beFree; 2013/11/21 at 09:13 AM.

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    Make that four!

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    I looked at mine as I got onto the bike and rode to work.
    Does this count?

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    Mine is actually at the stealers today, yes the stealers to get a new side mirror replaced as my gate took mine off last week.

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    Drove mine to work today, like i do most fridays, just so it has a run during the week
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    Busy making The Bobster another drawer system,will I ever be happy,think it's my fourth set...
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    It took the dogs to the parlor this morning
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    Busy building a new rear bumper.

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    Having a few issues sorted before the KZN Fest.
    Placed an order with Benson for some nice stickers.
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    mine is sitting at home waiting for the new battery I am giving it as a present tomorrow
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    Default Removing fueltank

    I have to clean my fueltank over the weekend noticed water in the diesel when swambo got stuck is it difficult removing the tank ? Advice pse
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    Waiting to get mine back from a major service. Just did 6300 kms across the country in a mega roadtrip (Pretoria-Nelspruit-Pretoria-Cape Town-Pretoria-Komatipoort-Pretoria). Watched the computer (yes I know it's inaccurate) go from 12,3l/100km to 10,8l/km over two weeks on cruise control. Can't wait to get my Disco back...best roadtrip ever!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoutpansberg View Post
    I have to clean my fueltank over the weekend noticed water in the diesel when swambo got stuck is it difficult removing the tank ? Advice pse

    I have not done it myself, remove the whole tank? – can it not be cleaned/flushed out without dismantling it? Also look at the Fuel Filter(s), Fuel Flap and Lock Actuator that they do operate properly.
    DISCOEAST has drained D3 before, he could maybe give some tips on the D2 else send him a PM as he indicated that on pre-D3 models it is not that difficult, once the bonnet is open.

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    Brutus is going to visit some friends tomorrow (Goldilocks) so they can have a looksie at its EPB, rear brakes and turbo hoses. Nothing fancy, was looking forward to maybe getting a bull bar and have that fitted (mmm will have to wait now) till mechanicals sorted - will it ever be?

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    Took mine for a wash and dry... at De Wildt (well not today, but Sunday past):



    Last edited by AlvinA; 2013/07/13 at 10:17 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlvinA View Post
    Took mine for a wash and dry... at De Wildt (well not today, but Sunday past):



    Dup posting
    Last edited by 2beFree; 2013/07/13 at 06:16 AM. Reason: duplicate posting

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlvinA View Post
    Took mine for a wash and dry... at De Wildt (well not today, but Sunday past):



    Best manicure for a white Disco ever I hear. Have you sorted out the brackets for the bull bar yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2beFree View Post
    Best manicure for a white Disco ever I hear. Have you sorted out the brackets for the bull bar yet?
    A plan is in the making for the bumper. Should be sorted in the next 2 weeks. Can't wait
    Alvin

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    Het gister ‘sundowners’ gaan drink bo op die Magaliesberg,
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    Last week Monday two weeks back I had new tyres put on my D3, 285/70 R17 Kumho Road Ventures.This Wednesday to have the lower control arms changed and yesterday the propshaft packed up. Centre bearing gone and universals dry. The previous company here in PE who done the prop don't know what they are doing. They wont see me again..... Anyway, waiting for Monday to get prices and then replace the rear prop.


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    '16 Ford Ranger 2.2 DC XL Hi-Rider
    '12 Disco 4 SDV6 SE - Beauty
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    '04 Terracan 3.5 V6
    '96 Ssang Yong Musso 602 (non turbo manual)
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