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  Topic: 2.5 td with out turbo ok?
andyb66

Replies: 5
Views: 2237

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:17 pm   Subject: Re: 2.5 td with out turbo ok?
i have sourced an old 2.5td with a dodgy turbo

What makes you think that the turbo is dodgy? Most often it is just a hole in the boost diaphram.

Alternatively I have a 2.5TD turbo on the shelf h ...
  Topic: discovery 1 brake calipers
andyb66

Replies: 2
Views: 1084

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:12 pm   Subject: discovery 1 brake calipers
Refurbing the calipers to the same as standard is not really worth it, but if you replace the pistons with stainless steel ones as well as replace the piston seals then they are better than factory. ...
  Topic: disco 200tdi box in a 300tdi ?
andyb66

Replies: 3
Views: 1028

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:44 pm   Subject: disco 200tdi box in a 300tdi ?
You will need to swap speedo sender and handbrake between boxes.

Done it is in both directions. Smile
  Topic: all road or XC 70
andyb66

Replies: 20
Views: 8198

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:41 pm   Subject: all road or XC 70
I little over your budget but we just got a 54 plate XC90 for 14k. It is the Excutive spec (which means leather, AC, Sat Nav and DVD player) so prehaps a little OTT for your use, but....

......auto ...
  Topic: Wanted sand pit / cliff
andyb66

Replies: 62
Views: 17616

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:21 pm   Subject: Wanted sand pit / cliff
a place called binegar quarry its in somerseta about an hour from bridgwater

Thanks for that, only just seen the reply Smile
  Topic: Wanted sand pit / cliff
andyb66

Replies: 62
Views: 17616

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:26 pm   Subject: Wanted sand pit / cliff
Where is that ^^^ ??

PM if needs be. Smile
  Topic: Which older pickup?
andyb66

Replies: 9
Views: 3399

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:46 pm   Subject: Which older pickup?
The nissans have known issues with the engines.

Only the later D22s with the YD25 engine. Get an early one (recessed headlights but looks the same) and you get the bullet proof but more agricultria ...
  Topic: LandRover World
andyb66

Replies: 4
Views: 1516

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:10 pm   Subject: LandRover World
The problem I have at the moment is that two people I've hired to cover this subject are off travelling!

Simon, would you be looking to hire another writer/sub-editor type person?

No, it's not m ...
  Topic: 200tdi fuel pump onto 2.5td 19j
andyb66

Replies: 3
Views: 1378

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:24 am   Subject: 200tdi fuel pump onto 2.5td 19j
I have a none leaky 19J injector pump here if you are interested.
  Topic: rebuilding caliper question
andyb66

Replies: 5
Views: 1760

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:27 pm   Subject: rebuilding caliper question
I've only ever used a smear of rubber grease on the seals to help them home if tight, otherwise a bit of brake fluid helps.
  Topic: consequences of lifting landies
andyb66

Replies: 13
Views: 2295

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:26 pm   Subject: consequences of lifting landies
You can drive without any castor correction on the front, I have since install because I got used to the steering feel.

It can be worst on some LRs, but I think that maybe down to build tolerances ...
  Topic: series 2 SWB suspension
andyb66

Replies: 3
Views: 989

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:01 am   Subject: series 2 SWB suspension
ProComp. They where the shocks used in the parabolic spring conversions as they are avaliable in a number of lengths.
  Topic: g/box question
andyb66

Replies: 11
Views: 1745

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:31 pm   Subject: Re: g/box question
will a 2.5na g/box work ok on a 200tdi?

You need to put the 2.5 n/a flywheel housing on the back of the 200 to get it to mate to the gearbox.
  Topic: 300tdi engine into a 200tdi disco 1- what mods are required?
andyb66

Replies: 1
Views: 962

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:13 pm   Subject: 300tdi engine into a 200tdi disco 1- what mods are required?
Assuming the 300 is also from a Discovery then it will bolt straight upto the gearbox. You will have to move the engine mounts on the chassis as that is different between the two engines. Exhaust will ...
  Topic: Wide angle or Double Cordon?
andyb66

Replies: 4
Views: 1181

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:06 pm   Subject: Wide angle or Double Cordon?
Sounds like something wrong with a propshaft to me. The rest of the world seems to get on fine with 2" lifts.

IME some do and some don't.
  Topic: Wide angle or Double Cordon?
andyb66

Replies: 4
Views: 1181

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: Wide angle or Double Cordon?
I had decided on Double Cordon, but the supplier today thought I'd get away with a wide angle?

Craig,

This depends upon what is causing the vibration. If the vibration is due to the yokes of th ...
  Topic: 200Tdi into td 90
andyb66

Replies: 5
Views: 1623

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:37 pm   Subject: 200Tdi into td 90
You will have to swap the flywheel housing off the TD onto the 200Tdi to get it to fit the gearbox.

You will also need to lower the radiator mounts if you are using the Disco rad. If the TD is one ...
  Topic: Steering damper bracket?
andyb66

Replies: 5
Views: 2820

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:45 am   Subject: Steering damper bracket?
Fit a Defender swan neck to the Disco drop arm at the steering box end and weld a bracket onto the chassis. Then you can put the steering damper in the Defender location which is in fact less vunerabl ...
  Topic: budget lift
andyb66

Replies: 29
Views: 7427

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:34 am   Subject: budget lift
Im thinking going to terrafirma ****.5 shocks or possibly rough county ones.

deffo not pro comp , ive been reading bad stuff lately Crying or Very sad

All Pro Comp failures I have seen are due to incorrec ...
  Topic: Trialler lengths.
andyb66

Replies: 6
Views: 1437

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:47 pm   Subject: Trialler lengths.
There is a chap who trials with SCOR and AWDC who has an LR/RR based trialler with a wheelbase of about 86" simply because that makes the front and rear prop shafts the same length.

I have to ...
  Topic: defender 90 with 3" suspension lift what arms?
andyb66

Replies: 4
Views: 1267

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:15 pm   Subject: defender 90 with 3" suspension lift what arms?
Personally I really don't like castor corrected front arms, because of the prop shaft UJ angle implications.

I would fit castor corrected swivel balls or get the front axle casing re-jigged.
  Topic: auto box question
andyb66

Replies: 18
Views: 4671

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:20 am   Subject: Re: auto box question
it continues to accelerate gently upto 50mph at around 2100 revs and changes up another gear and brings the revs down to around 1800

Thats the torque converter lockup.
  Topic: Trusted Traders 'special' forum...
andyb66

Replies: 10
Views: 3810

PostForum: Comments, Suggestions, Problems (and a few rules!)   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2009 11:30 am   Subject: Trusted Traders 'special' forum...
I did ask the question why we didn't use it more.... I think andy above was one of the few who kinda agreed on its lack of use.....

I was actually looking to chase you up about your Trusted Traders ...
  Topic: Trusted Traders 'special' forum...
andyb66

Replies: 10
Views: 3810

PostForum: Comments, Suggestions, Problems (and a few rules!)   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:17 am   Subject: Trusted Traders 'special' forum...
OK fair enough Smile
  Topic: Trusted Traders 'special' forum...
andyb66

Replies: 10
Views: 3810

PostForum: Comments, Suggestions, Problems (and a few rules!)   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:17 am   Subject: Trusted Traders 'special' forum...
....has it disappeared?

Or does nobody like me anymore? Very Happy
  Topic: double shock absorbers? why?
andyb66

Replies: 36
Views: 16727

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:08 am   Subject: double shock absorbers? why?
Somebody that said it was for rebound, (me) also said
"this is a simplification"
& it was only one example of use in some applications.

Apologies, I thought the "simplificatio ...
  Topic: double shock absorbers? why?
andyb66

Replies: 36
Views: 16727

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 9:39 am   Subject: double shock absorbers? why?
Now I come to think of it, it seems odd that high spec shocks don't come with fins on the outside Confused

Cos in off-road usage they will clog with mud and worst than no fins.

(regarding the origi ...
  Topic: 300 Tdi oil leaks
andyb66

Replies: 2
Views: 1289

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 2:45 pm   Subject: 300 Tdi oil leaks
The breather should be replaced if it is soo blocked that the pressure is causing a leak.

The front cover leak maybe the front crank oil seal and needs attention also.

I think a couple of pictur ...
  Topic: Clutch not disengaging enough, need to sort asap
andyb66

Replies: 14
Views: 3342

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:42 am   Subject: Clutch not disengaging enough, need to sort asap
Sounds to me like the seals in one of other of the cylinders is leaking a little and needs two pumps to get enough pressure......or there is some air in the system somewhere.

Both of those are fai ...
  Topic: suspension design
andyb66

Replies: 18
Views: 6332

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:57 am   Subject: suspension design
I am not familiar with the hilux axle, but if the rear (at least) has a diff lock then loads of axle travel is not really needed, just enough to cope with normal undulations.

With that in mind, I ...
 
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