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  Topic: Axle locking diffs on a Defender td5 with traction control?
Jim1064

Replies: 6
Views: 368

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: 460

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: 6
Views: 368

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: 460

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: 460

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: 460

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: 838

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: 838

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: 838

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: 2839

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: 2839

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: 8062

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: 3644

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: 4176

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: 1350

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: 3754

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: 1621

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: 1615

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: 1327

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: 3647

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: 1685

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: 1685

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: 1685

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: 2176

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: 2176

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%
  Topic: slightly bigger tyres, heavier fuel consumption
Jim1064

Replies: 6
Views: 2176

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:22 pm   Subject: slightly bigger tyres, heavier fuel consumption
Question for Mr Tyre...

I replaced the 195/65R15 steel rims/tyres on my Renault Kangoo dci 110 van, with 215/50R17 tyres on alloys.

Result: fuel consumption drops from low 50s to mid 40s mpg.
...
  Topic: DVD to DivX
Jim1064

Replies: 4
Views: 1532

PostForum: The Lounge   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:17 am   Subject: DVD to DivX
DVD decrypter

http://www.dvddecrypter.org.uk/
  Topic: H4 LED replacement
Jim1064

Replies: 1
Views: 3338

PostForum: Electrical, Comms and ICE   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:25 pm   Subject: H4 LED replacement
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-Car-Cree-H4-HB2-9003-LED-Bulb-Fog-Head-Light-Lamp-Bright-White-Color-12V-30W-/281349489229?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4181bc824d

Does anyone have ...
  Topic: Defender td5 aircon condensor fan. Can I disconnect?
Jim1064

Replies: 1
Views: 926

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:50 pm   Subject: Defender td5 aircon condensor fan. Can I disconnect?
I assume the electric fan in front of the radiator is the aircon cooling fan for the condenser.

It is running all the time, even though I never run the aircon (it needs regassing since 2008...). Sh ...
  Topic: Nant-y-Moch (Devils Bridge) How far will a Defender lean
Jim1064

Replies: 3
Views: 1275

PostForum: The Gallery   Posted: Mon May 12, 2014 2:43 pm   Subject: Nant-y-Moch (Devils Bridge) How far will a Defender lean
Great video! You probably made the right decision to go back...Once, a few years ago, I didn't (on a different location) - with a bad result Embarassed
 
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