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Forum: Discovery II
06-12-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By OffroadFrance

Hi KD There are limited options available: ...

Hi KD

There are limited options available:

1 New galvanised frame (chassis) no more frame problems in your lifetime and costs around $4-5K fitted.
2 New fabricated rear end a sold on Ebay and...
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06-10-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 91,862
Posted By OffroadFrance

Hi KD I had part 1 of my op on Tuesday, 4...

Hi KD

I had part 1 of my op on Tuesday, 4 June. All seems OK so far. I had the op under a local into the spine, very painful! Hopefully 1 more op in a month or so and it's plain sailing afterwards...
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06-01-2019, 05:44 PM
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Views: 91,862
Posted By OffroadFrance

Hi Christina I haven't been on the forum...

Hi Christina

I haven't been on the forum since January but I decided to give it a whirl, coincidence eh, as I have many issues at present, prostate cancer etc! However, I have the first op on...
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05-31-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 91,862
Posted By OffroadFrance

Hi KD I feel for your dilemma but if things...

Hi KD

I feel for your dilemma but if things are bad and life is rubbish just think there are others in far worse positions.

Read these words very carefully!
...
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01-16-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By OffroadFrance

The Bots are here already!

See my old post warning of the Bots, make sure your jobs or professions are unique and not to be overcome by mechanisation.
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01-16-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By OffroadFrance

Correct Stillruns. Diesels, electric lobby,...

Correct Stillruns. Diesels, electric lobby, Brexit fiasco etc, etc 5K jobs worldwide but mostly in the UK due to huge losses and international turn down in economies. The LR offerings are so...
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12-02-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By OffroadFrance

George H W Bush - RIP

George H W Bush, a giant amongst mediocre politicians. Respect. RIP
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11-10-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 91,862
Posted By OffroadFrance

Still magic! :D ...

Still magic! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPUmFOWXMoo

I am real pleased someone revived this thread AR :D
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10-11-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By OffroadFrance

The new Defender for 2020

https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/104826/new-2020-land-rover-defender-pictures

It's a left hand drive 'mule' which speaks volumes about where it's going to be made, who it's directed at and it ain't...
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09-10-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,621
Posted By OffroadFrance

Time to call it quits!

Having enjoyed the forum for many years now, for various reasons, I've decided not to bother posting again. Like many before me I am 'retiring' from the forum gracefully but some may say "hooray,...
Forum: Discovery II
09-10-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By OffroadFrance

That looks OK to me as the glass is flush with...

That looks OK to me as the glass is flush with the outer plastic frame. There are various leak issues, the upper plastic frame to the roof, the plastic drain cups or their spigots and blocked drain...
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By OffroadFrance

If you are changing the air bags then treat them...

If you are changing the air bags then treat them carefully as they can go off without warning. The air bags should be changed every 10 years or thereabouts. Also the steering wheel rotary coupler may...
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By OffroadFrance

It looks OK from that angle but take a photo...

It looks OK from that angle but take a photo horizontally.
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By OffroadFrance

It sounds familiar as the low gear is rarely...

It sounds familiar as the low gear is rarely used, the mechanism is probably rusted solid. There is a very slow procedure for changing into the low gear transfer box. Initially spray the mechanism...
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By OffroadFrance

Unlikely to view but an illuminated borescope may...

Unlikely to view but an illuminated borescope may sot any issues. Do a water test and check the drains underneath and the cups in the frame with the borescope. You may need to remove the headliner if...
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By OffroadFrance

X1 ............. plus the condition of the piston...

X1 ............. plus the condition of the piston tops and general condition of the bores. This can be followed up with a compression test based upon the RAVE stats.
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By OffroadFrance

Hi, I am all for cooling using a larger thicker...

Hi, I am all for cooling using a larger thicker radiator but I'm certainly no fan of electric fans (excuse the intended pun) as if they break down and you are in town there's no cooling effect at all...
Forum: Discovery II
09-09-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By OffroadFrance

2003/4 Handbrake Cable Adjustment. Every forum gets it wrong.

For the handbrake cable adjustment on a D2 2003/4 it is done from underneath in the transmission tunnel. You will need a crows foot spanner and also a long extension and also a large crows foot...
Forum: Off Topic
09-07-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By OffroadFrance

There are a few things in automotive nuances I...

There are a few things in automotive nuances I cannot tolerate, dodgy electric cars, dodgy hybrids and dodgy driverless cars, Most things are acceptable but not these.
Forum: Off Topic
09-07-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By OffroadFrance

x1 .............. :d

x1 .............. :d
Forum: Off Topic
09-07-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By OffroadFrance

X1 .................. agreed.

X1 .................. agreed.
Forum: Off Topic
09-07-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By OffroadFrance

Apologies for any distress Emma, but I'm afraid I...

Apologies for any distress Emma, but I'm afraid I see life and mortality differently to many, in fact it's more basic and truthful.
Forum: Off Topic
09-07-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By OffroadFrance

Another movie legend bites the dust, RIP Burt...

Another movie legend bites the dust, RIP Burt Reynolds.
Forum: Discovery II
09-06-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,079
Posted By OffroadFrance

First ensure the autobox gearshift is in P or N....

First ensure the autobox gearshift is in P or N. Switch the ignition key to 2 then open the rear door and if the pump isn't whirring it is dead and there are no serviceable parts so it will only take...
Forum: Discovery II
09-06-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By OffroadFrance

Transfer Gearbox LT230

This might help some understand how the LT230 gearbox operates.

https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/100623/lt230-the-best-ever-transfer-box-pictures
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