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  Topic: Question about Defender 110XS heated seat
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 174

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Dec 12, 2020 11:45 pm   Subject: Question about Defender 110XS heated seat
Lets hope your **** don't get to warm, then again winters coming.

No, my **** isn't getting too warm. I am keeping my bottles of **** in the fridge.
  Topic: Question about Defender 110XS heated seat
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 174

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:49 am   Subject: Question about Defender 110XS heated seat
Driver's heated seat is not working. The heater element appears OK (resistance a few Ohm) but there is this little round component in the back rest which has infinite resistance and is obviously fault ...
  Topic: Advice on rust on Defender td5 bulkhead
Jim1064

Replies: 0
Views: 1931

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:49 pm   Subject: Advice on rust on Defender td5 bulkhead
I have taken there fascia off, to inspect for rust. It does not look too bad at first appearance, but I know the bulkhead rusts from within and I need some advice on where to look and what to do to st ...
  Topic: How tall can i go ?
Jim1064

Replies: 4
Views: 2993

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:21 am   Subject: How tall can i go ?
I have BFG 255/85-16 mud-terrains on my Defender (4" lift), mounted on 16"/8J rims with 25 mm offset. That's a touch over 33 inch diameter. No need to trim anything or even adjust the steeri ...
  Topic: The new Defender is here
Jim1064

Replies: 7
Views: 3000

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:05 pm   Subject: The new Defender is here
https://www.landrover.co.uk/vehicles/defender/index.html

Well it's here at last. And as expected, aimed at trendy customers for show and going to Waitrose in muddy wellies. Mile-long options list w ...
  Topic: Axle locking diffs on a Defender td5 with traction control?
Jim1064

Replies: 7
Views: 3155

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:30 am   Subject: Axle locking diffs on a Defender td5 with traction control?
TC only kicks in once traction is lost in one or more wheels. In practice this means that, for example when going up steep terrain, you come to a halt, then TC kicks in and (with luck...) you get movi ...
  Topic: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
Jim1064

Replies: 8
Views: 3214

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:49 pm   Subject: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
I fitted a Turner Engineering unit. Or - more honestly - had it fitted as I didn't have the tools to remove the fan, nor a big long spanner to remove the crank nut.

Here is the old one - no Woodruf ...
  Topic: Axle locking diffs on a Defender td5 with traction control?
Jim1064

Replies: 7
Views: 3155

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:50 pm   Subject: Axle locking diffs on a Defender td5 with traction control?
I'm thinking of fitting locking diffs front and rear on my Defender td5, which is fitted with ABS and traction control.

Will the TC interfere with the locking diffs?

I've done some research onli ...
  Topic: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
Jim1064

Replies: 8
Views: 3214

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:46 pm   Subject: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
All sorted Very Happy
  Topic: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
Jim1064

Replies: 8
Views: 3214

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 6:31 pm   Subject: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
Great! Ordered one today (plus bolt and seal), delivery tomorrow.
Thank you Stable Very Happy
  Topic: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
Jim1064

Replies: 8
Views: 3214

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 3:28 pm   Subject: Consequence of failing Defender td5 crank pulley damper?
Defender td5. Since last week there's an occasional rattle and squeak noise and I think the crank damper pulley is beginning to fail - I can see it wobble about a mm or so every time there a rattle or ...
  Topic: Defender td5 parking brake switch wire
Jim1064

Replies: 4
Views: 3241

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:59 pm   Subject: Defender td5 parking brake switch wire
Found it dangling above the transfer box - sorted...
  Topic: Defender td5 parking brake switch wire
Jim1064

Replies: 4
Views: 3241

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:57 am   Subject: Defender td5 parking brake switch wire
Thanks. I know where the switch is - I want to know where the wire plugs in at the other end. It goes through a hole near the lever to somewhere above the gearbox under the car (see picture)...
  Topic: Defender td5 parking brake switch wire
Jim1064

Replies: 4
Views: 3241

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:02 am   Subject: Defender td5 parking brake switch wire
The parking light on my Defender td5 was flickering so I thought I check the switch - which was OK but in the process I pulled the wire through and now the light doesn't work at all...

Checking und ...
  Topic: td5 loss of power
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 3212

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:17 pm   Subject: td5 loss of power
Got a chance today to check it out; it's completely clean.
  Topic: td5 loss of power
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 3212

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:40 am   Subject: td5 loss of power
My 2005 Defender td5 developed a fault and I need some guidance where to look for it.

When started, the engine develops very little power, and I can not keep up with traffic. Max speed about 50 mp ...
  Topic: Ideas as to what may be causing overfueling on LPG
Jim1064

Replies: 12
Views: 15353

PostForum: LPG, Bio Diesel and Alternative Fuels   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:51 am   Subject: Ideas as to what may be causing overfueling on LPG
In my days of running a petrol car on LPG (Prins system) I found that when running on LPG the ignition is much more sensitive than on petrol. I replaced plugs and leads twice as often as recommended, ...
  Topic: Constantley blows main beam
Jim1064

Replies: 8
Views: 6357

PostForum: Electrical, Comms and ICE   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:45 am   Subject: Constantley blows main beam
voltage regulator faulty on alternator could definitely blow bulbs, try sticking a volt meter on it and revving engine to make sure you're not getting more than 14.5(ish)Volts...

I once had that sa ...
  Topic: What OBD2 reader for Defender td5?
Jim1064

Replies: 4
Views: 7471

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:21 pm   Subject: What OBD2 reader for Defender td5?
I bought a cheap Bluetooth OBD2 reader for my 2005 Defender td5 - but it doesn't work: my phone doesn't see it, and the Bluetooth light on the unit doesn't illuminate, except for a split second when ...
  Topic: Diesel stop start?
Jim1064

Replies: 5
Views: 1598

PostForum: The Lounge   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 5:23 am   Subject: Diesel stop start?
Stop-start only kicks in when the engine is warm.
  Topic: Stop start Defender Td5
Jim1064

Replies: 7
Views: 4189

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 6:33 am   Subject: Stop start Defender Td5
Inertia fuel cut-off switch?
  Topic: Defender td5 central locking and interior lights problem
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 1875

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:12 am   Subject: Defender td5 central locking and interior lights problem
The central locking on my 2005 Defender td5 has stopped working: no response to the plip (I've checked the battery, and even tried with the spare), and pressing the button on the driver's door no long ...
  Topic: D1 ABS probs
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 1825

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:19 pm   Subject: D1 ABS probs
When I had that on my Defender td5 I had to tap (gently!) one of the ABS sensors to make sure it was all the way down; there is a replaceable copper spring sleeve holding it down, which you might want ...
  Topic: 2005 Defender 110 td5 steering box
Jim1064

Replies: 1
Views: 1432

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 9:54 am   Subject: 2005 Defender 110 td5 steering box
My Defender's steering box has a lot of play - around 2-3 inches on the steering wheel - which I cannot compensate by tightening it up on the box. It also leaks fluid.

So it's probably time for a r ...
  Topic: ABS problem: I can't brake properly!
Jim1064

Replies: 14
Views: 3951

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:22 pm   Subject: ABS problem: I can't brake properly!
Very Happy Yes I have it sorted. A while ago now! It was indeed the bush holding the sensor in place.
  Topic: Succesful registration exemption London Congestion Charge?
Jim1064

Replies: 5
Views: 1834

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:51 am   Subject: Succesful registration exemption London Congestion Charge?
Yes LEZ regulations allow my td5 Defender. I have checked Very Happy
  Topic: Succesful registration exemption London Congestion Charge?
Jim1064

Replies: 5
Views: 1834

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 10:30 pm   Subject: Succesful registration exemption London Congestion Charge?
Result.

http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/10952_CG_proof_2.jpg
  Topic: Succesful registration exemption London Congestion Charge?
Jim1064

Replies: 5
Views: 1834

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:17 pm   Subject: Succesful registration exemption London Congestion Charge?
According to London Congestion Charging, cars with 9 seats or more can be registered for exemption.

I have seen many threads on this topic - but so far haven't found evidence:

Has anyone success ...
  Topic: slightly bigger tyres, heavier fuel consumption
Jim1064

Replies: 6
Views: 2442

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:55 pm   Subject: slightly bigger tyres, heavier fuel consumption
Thank you Mr Tyre. In your opinion, should I increase the tyre pressure, or stay the same (2.5 bar on all 4)?
  Topic: slightly bigger tyres, heavier fuel consumption
Jim1064

Replies: 6
Views: 2442

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:22 am   Subject: slightly bigger tyres, heavier fuel consumption
The difference in diameter is only 2%
 
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