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Forum: Discovery II
06-19-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Extinct

Welcome Cody! I was po, took the truck on a 300...

Welcome Cody! I was po, took the truck on a 300 mile shakedown trip less than three weeks before you got it, she should be good to go.

Post pics with the new tires!
Forum: Discovery II
06-17-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Extinct

Put a hose on the bleed nipple, run it in to the...

Put a hose on the bleed nipple, run it in to the tank. Run the truck and turn the wheel back and fourth until the whine stops.
Forum: Discovery II
06-15-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By Extinct

I pulled my 3600 lb boat in drive when I was in...

I pulled my 3600 lb boat in drive when I was in the SC low country, but hills mostly required third to prevent excessive kickdowns. Also have towed several Discos with the Disco, so thats 5500 lbs...
Forum: Discovery II
06-14-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 17,774
Posted By Extinct

Yeah, the big mystery on this one is zero oil...

Yeah, the big mystery on this one is zero oil pressure. No smoking gun on why it has zero oil pressure, and that is the only fatal issue. Misfires are fixable with proper troubleshooting, but zero...
Forum: Discovery II
06-13-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By Extinct

Just buy a used truck out of the south or...

Just buy a used truck out of the south or southwest, swap over your good stuff. If you really are attached to the body and interior, then for 1/20th of the price of the galvanized frame you get a...
Forum: Discovery II
06-12-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By Extinct

That looks pretty bad. You might get it patched,...

That looks pretty bad. You might get it patched, will probably look worse next spring.
Forum: Discovery II
06-08-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,264
Posted By Extinct

Run a tap through the threads to start with, then...

Run a tap through the threads to start with, then torque the plug down and see if it will accept a little torque. Don't need much for the drain plug. If it won't you probably will need to helicoil.
Forum: Discovery II
06-07-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By Extinct

I have done a lot of work on this. The sunroof...

I have done a lot of work on this. The sunroof pans are sloped forward and the drains are in the corners, but when driving or parked at an angle it will leak through that hole as well as the punched...
Forum: Discovery II
06-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,637
Posted By Extinct

I will call them tomorrow and talk with them, but...

I will call them tomorrow and talk with them, but I seriously doubt there would be significant improvements. I have the software to tune both all the GM LS serious vehicles, their diesels, as well...
Forum: Discovery II
05-28-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Extinct

4 more bolts to get the rear cap off, then you...

4 more bolts to get the rear cap off, then you can replace the crucifix seals. The Rover v8 has an interesting rear seal design that means the rear seal almost never leaks, but the crucifix seals...
Forum: Discovery II
05-27-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Extinct

You probably need to bleed the box - there is a...

You probably need to bleed the box - there is a thread on it. I like to use a hose looped from the bleed screw back in to the tank to minimize the mess.
Forum: Discovery II
05-24-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By Extinct

I agree with the questionable design decisions....

I agree with the questionable design decisions. Been managing design engineers for 30 yrs and I could write a book on this thing. However, maybe I can help with a few of your concerns.



Take...
Forum: Discovery II
04-29-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,264
Posted By Extinct

Looks like all you need is gears

Looks like all you need is gears
Forum: Discovery II
04-26-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,085
Posted By Extinct

Ok, with those last two lifter shots I can...

Ok, with those last two lifter shots I can guarantee you need a new cam. Congratulations on a unique failure I have not seen before on this forum or really anywhere in 35 years of being a gearhead. ...
Forum: Discovery II
04-25-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Extinct

Yes and Yes - Right on the gasket sealer also,...

Yes and Yes - Right on the gasket sealer also, although they changed the design of the crucifix seals since production and normal silicone sealant is fine.
Forum: Discovery II
04-24-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Extinct

Here are some pics r...

Here are some pics

r (https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipPYczaS2Ox-I6Aox7qZJi9ly0ZrODe5I9zjBu4j)ear main cap
...
Forum: Discovery II
04-23-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Extinct

The bearing DOES NOT have to be replaced. I have...

The bearing DOES NOT have to be replaced. I have one apart right now, I will post pictures a bit later.
Forum: Discovery II
04-22-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Extinct

The crucifix seals are the side seals for the...

The crucifix seals are the side seals for the rear main cap. They leak more often than the rear main seal does. If you have a leak at the rear main, it is likely the crucifix seals. Not hard to...
Forum: Discovery II
04-17-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Extinct

Yes, brake booster indicates you have a vacuum...

Yes, brake booster indicates you have a vacuum leak somewhere. You can hook up a shop vac to the intake pipe and it will whistle at the leak.
Forum: Discovery II
04-17-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Extinct

The air intake for the HVAC is under there, if...

The air intake for the HVAC is under there, if its completely gone it is possible. I recently had to replace mine and bought the one on ebay from Malaysia. Fit very, much thicker and stronger, I...
Forum: Discovery II
04-13-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,472
Posted By Extinct

Wow, you need to stop paying someone else to work...

Wow, you need to stop paying someone else to work on it, buy a set of tools,and spend more time on the forums and youtube.
Forum: Discovery II
04-04-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By Extinct

Squirt some fuel in the intake, like half an...

Squirt some fuel in the intake, like half an ounce to an ounce, or pour it in, or let a vacuum line suck it in. It should pop or fire. If it does, you have a fuel pump, relay, or CPS issue. No...
Forum: Discovery II
04-03-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By Extinct

11 volts should start it, might turn over slow. ...

11 volts should start it, might turn over slow. No spin but everything works? Most likely worn out brushes in the starter motor, but you should hear the solenoid click. Use a screwdriver to jumper...
Forum: Discovery II
04-02-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By Extinct

Your list will do fine for now. You can throw...

Your list will do fine for now. You can throw money at it if you like but I would be willing to bet the performance increase if any will be small. I have two with over 220k on them with no more...
03-28-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,239
Posted By Extinct

Nice truck, I would come get it if you were not...

Nice truck, I would come get it if you were not 3000 miles away
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