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Old 03-14-2019, 10:41 AM
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Hopefully this is the correct thread to document my 2001 Disco 2 future maintenance projects.
I finally started a to-do list and it's almost a page long. Looking at it now I have a lot to do...

HOT Pocket:
- brake pads squeal; check for uneven wear; sand off glazing
- power steering system; flush/bleed & add Lucas
- steering box; adjust steering lag 1/8” turn

- driveshafts; grease all 6 zerks
- brake system; flush/power bleed with ABS pump and Nanocom
- coolant system; flush & replace all coolant hoses and pump w/ gasket
- heater core; back flush/forward flush; check heater core connections in cabin; check for coolant leaks on passenger floorboard; install 5/8” clear hose for reverse flow of heater core
- engine pulley bearings; remove/repack with grease; sand off glazing

- ABS sensor wiring; check and clean all QD connections (possible 3-Amigos culprit right rear or left front?)
- rear shocks; replace with TF179 shocks; 92ft/lbs bolts & 103ft/lbs lug nuts

- A-pillar trim; install plastic gutters; install screw mod; clean/paint windshield cowl plugs 2x
- XYZ switch; remove, clean out, regrease, seal & reinstall
- rear propshaft; replace UJ; balance at hi & low speeds
- clean MAF sensor, IAC valve, throttle body, PCV, & SAI filter
- mount fire extinguisher

Luke WARM:

- bumpers, rock sliders & ladder; remove, sand, corrosion treat, paint, & reinstall
- power steering pump; replace along with new low pressure hose
- wheel bearings; replace rear (possible source of 3-Amigos)
- gas prop(s); add to bonnet
- Big 5 cable conversion
- ignition key sticks in tumbler
- ABS sensor wiring; extend 4-6” all around
- transmission pan; drain enough ATF to add Lucas stop-slip
rear brake lights; add resistors in parallel because of LED bulbs
- cruise control; inspect/clean vacuum pump and air lines
- windscreen; fill small cracks on passenger side
- cracked lower windscreen cowl; replace or flex-tape it
- cracked tail door latch cover; replace
- windscreen wipers; fix/clean out column switch for sticking

This is for the COOL in You:
- aux light relay; remove from engine bay; replace with relay mod and latching switch for aux lights

- kill switch install
- oil catch can install
- right rear door; repair clicking noise when closing/opening

- panhard rod; replace with beefier Terrafirma
- metal indicator covers; install on rear bumper

- rewire upper reverse lights for lower turn signals
Old 03-16-2019, 12:07 PM
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What's this?
"oil catch can install"
Old Yesterday, 06:21 AM
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I’m going to install an oil catch can on the RHD side of the V8 engine.
I’ve got everything I need for the install but I need to locate a good spot to mount it.

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