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  Topic: Bobtail
durknp

Replies: 2
Views: 1272

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:00 am   Subject: Bobtail
Hi. I'm looking for some advice on my new project.
I have a g reg range rover vouge se 3.9 efi manual box. It is not gonna pass its mot and basically is only worth scrap value so I have decided to k ...
  Topic: Tyre advice for range rover classic
durknp

Replies: 1
Views: 913

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:57 am   Subject: Tyre advice for range rover classic
Hi I know many similar posts have been added with the same nature but none seem to ask the same questions i have.
What in your opinions and great wisdom are the best tyres to fit to my old range rov ...
  Topic: 2 stroke oil
durknp

Replies: 48
Views: 27656

PostForum: LPG, Bio Diesel and Alternative Fuels   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:11 am   Subject: 2 stroke oil
could you put 2 stroke into a rover v8 to help it run a bit smoother, keep everything well oiled. would it have any benifit?
  Topic: oils for range rover
durknp

Replies: 2
Views: 6389

PostForum: Oils and Lubricants   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:08 am   Subject: oils for range rover
I am wanting to change all the oils in my 1990 range rover 3.9. i know it says in the haynes manual to use certain oils but they either dont exist anymore and i know oil technology has changed in the ...
  Topic: rev counter
durknp

Replies: 1
Views: 981

PostForum: Electrical, Comms and ICE   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:50 pm   Subject: rev counter
Hi all the rev counter on my 1990 range rover 3.9efi has died. also while i am driving at night with all the lights on and the heater on full blast i can see the battery light ever so faintly, althoug ...
  Topic: Range Rover 3.9 efi vouge Difficult to start
durknp

Replies: 2
Views: 1399

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:40 pm   Subject: Range Rover 3.9 efi vouge Difficult to start
Hi george
I put on it a lucas cap and bosch plugs with some aftermarket 8mm silicone leads which werent cheap and seem better made than the thin lucas ones.
I have a new coil on its way, land rove ...
  Topic: Range Rover 3.9 efi vouge Difficult to start
durknp

Replies: 2
Views: 1399

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:55 am   Subject: Range Rover 3.9 efi vouge Difficult to start
Hi everyone i havent posted on here for a while since i had a ford focus. but now have aquired a big old rangie again so i will be back on here with my problems.

Anyway as i put in the title its a ...
  Topic: troublesome wipers
durknp

Replies: 1
Views: 700

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 10:04 pm   Subject: troublesome wipers
Hi. I have a problem with my wiper blades on my 300tdi discovery. when they are on intermittent they stop moving halfway across the screen. they might go up and then on the way down stop and then will ...
  Topic: How Landy brakes should come from the factory
durknp

Replies: 18
Views: 8324

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:39 pm   Subject: How Landy brakes should come from the factory
also what do you have hooked up to that engine. it cant just be the r380 gear box it would rip it to shreads. and what transfer box is on there too.
nick
  Topic: How Landy brakes should come from the factory
durknp

Replies: 18
Views: 8324

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:59 pm   Subject: How Landy brakes should come from the factory
how do you make sure that your wheels will still fit when you upgrade your discs like that. also does ap brakes make the right mounts as well?
  Topic: Disco 200TDi Turbo
durknp

Replies: 12
Views: 4473

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:32 pm   Subject: Disco 200TDi Turbo
the only time ive seen an engine do that is very large diesels with dirty fuel filters. they start hunting even at idle because they just dont have sufficent fuel to keep it going. i sorted it with ju ...
  Topic: only charging on high revs
durknp

Replies: 6
Views: 1286

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:19 pm   Subject: only charging on high revs
is your fan belt tight enough? or any oil on the belt?
  Topic: Getting it running again...
durknp

Replies: 15
Views: 2500

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:10 pm   Subject: Getting it running again...
yeh diesels should just fire straight up on the whole. i would recommend at least a check of all the oils, personally i would change em as they do decay eventually. perhaps pump the lift pump a few ti ...
  Topic: LT77 leaking input shaft seal gone again !
durknp

Replies: 2
Views: 987

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:05 pm   Subject: LT77 leaking input shaft seal gone again !
i know diesels will glaze if the engines are left running at idle for a long period of time. maybe the seal is been damaged when the new one was put on. you have to be really carefull with them, they ...
  Topic: disco alternator
durknp

Replies: 10
Views: 1882

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:05 pm   Subject: disco alternator
i use mine off road plenty. the whole engine gets caked im mud. just put a hose over my whole engine including the alternator and it all seems fine. the water shouldnt break it as its all pretty seale ...
  Topic: 3 lift on the rear
durknp

Replies: 8
Views: 2893

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:54 pm   Subject: 3 lift on the rear
ive got 3 inch all round. i used a 2 inch lift kit and then added 1 inch spacers under all the springs. it seems to work fine
  Topic: disco alternator
durknp

Replies: 10
Views: 1882

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:54 pm   Subject: disco alternator
mine is still going strong at 185, 000 miles!!
  Topic: URGENT help needed with shock absorbers
durknp

Replies: 6
Views: 9407

PostForum: BORDC General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:42 pm   Subject: URGENT help needed with shock absorbers
Ive got it fixed!! I went to speedy to hire a saw but they say that they dont do them because they are not worth it, although they do have it on thier web site? So i took james idea and got myself a c ...
  Topic: URGENT help needed with shock absorbers
durknp

Replies: 6
Views: 9407

PostForum: BORDC General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:28 pm   Subject: URGENT help needed with shock absorbers
both excellnt ideas. i think i will go to speedy hire tommorow and see if they have a recipricating saw that i can take on a day hire. that should make things easier. if not i will get out the hacksaw ...
  Topic: URGENT help needed with shock absorbers
durknp

Replies: 6
Views: 9407

PostForum: BORDC General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:42 pm   Subject: URGENT help needed with shock absorbers
Hi. I have got myself into a spot of bother. I have some new front shock absorbers to fit to my discovery 1. I have started to take them off and have undone all the bolts apart from the lower one on ...
  Topic: Towing with a lifted vehicle.
durknp

Replies: 10
Views: 2815

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:35 pm   Subject: Towing with a lifted vehicle.
i have a discovery with a 3 inch lift. it has a standard land rover tow pack on it which i use really for recovery. Even that is bit of a plough and its a lot higher than a tow ball should be. i have ...
  Topic: stuck in 2nd !
durknp

Replies: 5
Views: 1404

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:28 pm   Subject: stuck in 2nd !
maybe get someone to push it backwards while you try to get it out of gear. but either way it dont sound good
  Topic: Best Battery Make and Supplier for 110
durknp

Replies: 5
Views: 1378

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:22 pm   Subject: Best Battery Make and Supplier for 110
i recently got a new battery for my tdi discovery. i paid a bit extra for a bosch silver top battery and it has been amazing since. great cranking power and has not let me down yet. it sits there for ...
  Topic: Clean maf or replace?
durknp

Replies: 8
Views: 1745

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:10 pm   Subject: Clean maf or replace?
whats a maf?
  Topic: Summer coolent, does it ?
durknp

Replies: 11
Views: 2657

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat May 30, 2009 8:02 pm   Subject: Summer coolent, does it ?
Cagey i see your a BORDC'er i have been attending the RTV's there for a few months. have i met you there? i have the white disco in my pic that i use. I dont work with generators that much. My dad has ...
  Topic: Summer coolent, does it ?
durknp

Replies: 11
Views: 2657

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat May 30, 2009 6:32 pm   Subject: Summer coolent, does it ?
i know some of the duetz are just oil cooled. i have worked on a few such as their gen sets. I also had a old honda where the engine was oil cooled. I am aware that the tdi has an oil cooler for the e ...
  Topic: Summer coolent, does it ?
durknp

Replies: 11
Views: 2657

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat May 30, 2009 4:22 pm   Subject: Summer coolent, does it ?
also i have a question regarding blowing cylinder head gaskets. is this from the water boiling and the steam pushing its way through the gasket and destroying it. or is it from the engine running too ...
  Topic: Summer coolent, does it ?
durknp

Replies: 11
Views: 2657

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sat May 30, 2009 4:17 pm   Subject: Summer coolent, does it ?
i would say unless your radiator is particulary dirty inside the rad weld wont have blocked it causing a higher running temp. i was under the impression that because water is polar it tends to "s ...
  Topic: Disco Door lock woes - Help needed!
durknp

Replies: 6
Views: 1114

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 12:03 pm   Subject: Disco Door lock woes - Help needed!
Frank im glad it all worked out for you. I think the spring for my childlock is also not working properly because whenever i turn the little indicator and move it back exactly the same thing happens t ...
  Topic: What suspension for an overlander?
durknp

Replies: 18
Views: 8464

PostForum: Gear, Equipment and Vehicle Preparation   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 12:19 am   Subject: What suspension for an overlander?
That overland trip sounds like it would be amazing. Being from South Africa myself i have had plenty of trouble from the boarder guards into neighbouring countries. especially zimbabwe and mozambique. ...
 
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