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  Topic: 200tdi recent high idle
rob-o

Replies: 2
Views: 1209

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:28 am   Subject: 200tdi recent high idle
Ok will have a look later, thanks!

Rob
  Topic: 200tdi recent high idle
rob-o

Replies: 2
Views: 1209

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:55 pm   Subject: 200tdi recent high idle
Evening all, bit of advice needed. My 200tdi disco has recently started idling higher than normal, about 1100 rpm. I haven't adjusted anything, and it's been perfect for years previously. The cable is ...
  Topic: Hi Lift Jacks and "Soft Roaders"
rob-o

Replies: 11
Views: 9200

PostForum: Gear, Equipment and Vehicle Preparation   Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:26 pm   Subject: Hi Lift Jacks and "Soft Roaders"
If agree hi-lift are potentionally very dangerous, although I feel about them as I do about steel winch cable. They recieve a lot of bad press due to miss use and lack of experience when being used. I ...
  Topic: 2.5 VM Diesels, experiences please
rob-o

Replies: 5
Views: 3650

PostForum: Jeep   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:29 pm   Subject: 2.5 VM Diesels, experiences please
thanks for the opinions, ill have a look at it and see how well it has actually been treated!

rob
  Topic: 2.5 VM Diesels, experiences please
rob-o

Replies: 5
Views: 3650

PostForum: Jeep   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:20 pm   Subject: 2.5 VM Diesels, experiences please
Hi everyone,

Just after a few opinions please, I've been offered a friends '99 Cherokee, which is a 2.5td. I've known it for about the last 4-5 years, and he's never had any major issues, we go lan ...
  Topic: Questions questions
rob-o

Replies: 8
Views: 6908

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 7:20 pm   Subject: Questions questions
i assume your link was one to baxters site simon? if so why was it removed? considering it doesnt even have a forum!

rob
  Topic: LandRover Comp Safari Build (hopefully KoV too)
rob-o

Replies: 21
Views: 15140

PostForum: Custom Builds   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:07 pm   Subject: LandRover Comp Safari Build (hopefully KoV too)
Of course you would. Didnt consider that!
  Topic: LandRover Comp Safari Build (hopefully KoV too)
rob-o

Replies: 21
Views: 15140

PostForum: Custom Builds   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:06 pm   Subject: LandRover Comp Safari Build (hopefully KoV too)
Look at lada niva transfer boxes, divorced, full time 4x4 with a locking centre diff and they used to be rallied with up to 300bhp with no problems.
  Topic: What expedition 4x4?
rob-o

Replies: 32
Views: 19981

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:12 pm   Subject: What expedition 4x4?
In my experience of driving in russia and kazakhstan you ought to be driving what the locals drive. So that's either a 80 series land cruiser or a lada niva (what I drive off road now after seeing how ...
  Topic: also new but not new!
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1428

PostForum: The Garage - Please say hello   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:41 pm   Subject: also new but not new!
they are fantastic little vehicles arent they!?

and this notion that welded diff = no steering... rubbish!

rob
  Topic: discovery front pinion angle question
rob-o

Replies: 3
Views: 1178

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:38 pm   Subject: discovery front pinion angle question
i suppose you'd say the front of the diff is pionting down, i.e. the input flange is pointing up. (and is therefore not in line with the front propshaft)

rob
  Topic: also new but not new!
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1428

PostForum: The Garage - Please say hello   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:25 pm   Subject: also new but not new!
Ah yeah I had those before the special tracks. The rear diff is great, I honestly don't know why everyone doesn't do it!
  Topic: also new but not new!
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1428

PostForum: The Garage - Please say hello   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:19 pm   Subject: also new but not new!
Alright boss! Fancy seeing you here! They're fine, a bit loud, kind of a dull drone, but alright really. Not too bad in the wet, but surprisingly bad in the snow, you go and stop ok but steering is us ...
  Topic: also new but not new!
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1428

PostForum: The Garage - Please say hello   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:46 pm   Subject: also new but not new!
just seen another lada owner on here so i thought id chime in and say hello too!

heres mine:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii590/rob-o2/photo-1.jpg

standard suspension, apart fron the b ...
  Topic: discovery front pinion angle question
rob-o

Replies: 3
Views: 1178

PostForum: Land Rover   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:31 pm   Subject: discovery front pinion angle question
afternoon all,

ive just been to look at a discovery for sale, and not having owned any landrover of any sort before, (im a lada fan at heart, but i need something bigger....) id like to ask about t ...
  Topic: what is transmission wind up?
rob-o

Replies: 9
Views: 15021

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:31 pm   Subject: what is transmission wind up?
If you imagine turning on full lock and looking at the tire tracks afterwards, you'd see that the rear tires travel further towards the centre of the corner, meaning they travel less distance than the ...
  Topic: Hello from Farnham!
rob-o

Replies: 8
Views: 2425

PostForum: The Garage - Please say hello   Posted: Sun May 22, 2011 4:41 pm   Subject: Hello from Farnham!
also in farnham, give us a nudge if you fancy some lanes at any point!

rob
  Topic: Kind of an astra shock question....
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1780

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:57 pm   Subject: Kind of an astra shock question....
Ah ok fair enough. wouldnt be hard to make anadaptor to suit the pin i guess.

im sure i keep seeing people saying theyre £10 - £15 or so.... but this seems reeeaaaaalllly cheap!

not a complai ...
  Topic: Kind of an astra shock question....
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1780

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:40 pm   Subject: Kind of an astra shock question....
thanks! that is perfect!

annoyingly though i went into my motor factors, where they had mk2 astra shocks in stock, right length but i was expecting an eye on both ends, but the lower had the post t ...
  Topic: Kind of an astra shock question....
rob-o

Replies: 7
Views: 1780

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:49 pm   Subject: Kind of an astra shock question....
Don't worry I'm not going to ask about using astra shocks on my spoa conversion or anything like that!

What I need to know are the open and closed lengths of the mk2 astra shocks so I can see if t ...
  Topic: Kind of an astra shock question....
rob-o

Replies: 1
Views: 918

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:37 pm   Subject: Kind of an astra shock question....
Don't worry I'm not going to ask about using astra shocks on my spoa conversion or anything like that!

What I need to know are the open and closed lengths of the mk2 astra shocks so I can see if t ...
  Topic: an update!
rob-o

Replies: 0
Views: 2091

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:57 pm   Subject: an update!
just thought id give you a little update the niva.

fitted the new water pump and diff pinion seals, all parts very cheap (arent they all!?) and very easy to fit. thank you all for your advise of t ...
  Topic: you must be getting annoyed with me already but....
rob-o

Replies: 6
Views: 2824

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:59 pm   Subject: you must be getting annoyed with me already but....
Well all the bits have been ordered from neil this evening. £15 for the whole clutch master cylinder? Can't complain!

Glad you've given me an accurate torque setting hoodoo, I like that sort of 'l ...
  Topic: you must be getting annoyed with me already but....
rob-o

Replies: 6
Views: 2824

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:57 pm   Subject: you must be getting annoyed with me already but....
a few more questions! (there is no such thing as a stupid question..... or is there!?)

after passing the MOT with flying colours ive been surprising Bland Rovers with the nivas off road ability. go ...
  Topic: Mot emissions - help required!
rob-o

Replies: 20
Views: 10676

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:15 pm   Subject: Mot emissions - help required!
just another update.... changed the sensor, gave it another rag and..... it PASSED!

thanks to everyone for thier help! esp Gadgetboy!

anyway here it is, slightly delayed, on its first laning tr ...
  Topic: Mot emissions - help required!
rob-o

Replies: 20
Views: 10676

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:00 pm   Subject: Mot emissions - help required!
Ah ha, so if the ecu thinks you are at full throttle (for example) it will supply fuel accordingly, making it run rich and causing my emissions problems?

Maybe I'll get better fuel consumption wit ...
  Topic: Mot emissions - help required!
rob-o

Replies: 20
Views: 10676

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2010 7:37 pm   Subject: Mot emissions - help required!
Hey everyone,

the spark plugs look fine, light brown in colour and all dry. I had thought about the cat but would it go that wrong between tests?

Anyway, I just did the paperclip trick and got ...
  Topic: Mot emissions - help required!
rob-o

Replies: 20
Views: 10676

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:18 pm   Subject: Mot emissions - help required!
Sorry not trying to wind anyone up! As I said it's just that it came on today for the first time!

I'll try the paperclip trick on my day off on Sunday....
  Topic: Mot emissions - help required!
rob-o

Replies: 20
Views: 10676

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:50 pm   Subject: Mot emissions - help required!
hey everyone,

just a little update, failed the mot re-test today. annoyingly, lambda reading was ok this time, but the CO reading was sky high!?

its only driven 8 miles since the test, (from, an ...
  Topic: Mot emissions - help required!
rob-o

Replies: 20
Views: 10676

PostForum: Lada   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:36 pm   Subject: Mot emissions - help required!
Gadgetboy, the light does work but goes off like you say after a couple of seconds.

If it helps at all the hydrocarbon and CO parts of the test were well within limits and the tester commented on ...
 
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