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Forum: Build Threads
Today, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,136
Posted By Richard Gallant

If you add that switch for the AC fan I would...

If you add that switch for the AC fan I would like to know how you do it.
Forum: Discovery II
Today, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Richard Gallant

No Doubt if you use it for storage just watch the...

No Doubt if you use it for storage just watch the weight, we used to do it with rucksacks when I was a reservist. The regt broke /cracked a few jeep (m38) spare tire mounts that way.
Forum: Discovery II
Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Richard Gallant

No Doubt you can check this thread out...

No Doubt you can check this thread out https://landroverforums.com/forum/build-threads-43/2004-discovery-prep-thread-94483/ it started as a prep to go to Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, but...
Forum: Build Threads
Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Richard Gallant

Food stuffs, this bin also fits under the...

Food stuffs, this bin also fits under the sleeping compartment.

In addition to food I carry bug spray, cleaning products and a candle lantern.
...
Forum: Build Threads
Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Richard Gallant

Cooking utensils - this bin goes under the...

Cooking utensils - this bin goes under the sleeping platform at the back - yes the garage is a disaster area - spring/summer cleaning


1 light duty aluminum pot
1 larger pot
2 cast iron...
Forum: Build Threads
Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Richard Gallant

Continuing along with prep, I have a 4 to 5 day...

Continuing along with prep, I have a 4 to 5 day trip planned for mid to late July the coast to the west edge of the Rockies and home, mostly off road.

Recovery bag

Left to right


Bag and...
Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Richard Gallant

And more current 22 June ...

And more current 22 June

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They deactivate some roads really seriously up...
Forum: Discovery II
Yesterday, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Richard Gallant

Tomzsix as to off road I have had to re-learn...

Tomzsix as to off road I have had to re-learn driving habits after driving a manual transmission for many years. The biggest thing is to put the transmission is the lowest gear you can, I run 2nd...
Forum: Discovery II
06-22-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Richard Gallant

I used a 99.00 folding mattress pad and a plywood...

I used a 99.00 folding mattress pad and a plywood support

Propane 2 burner coleman stove is a better choice for cooking

And I use Plastic tubs to store everything in

front end

...
Forum: Discovery II
06-22-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Richard Gallant

Check all your and I mean all your vacuum lines...

Check all your and I mean all your vacuum lines and everything attached to the throttle body intake hose. Those last 2 741/722 are often symptoms of other issues rather than the sensor or...
Forum: Discovery II
06-19-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Richard Gallant

Just drive it, it is 15+ years old stuff may...

Just drive it, it is 15+ years old stuff may happen, but if you worry about it constantly you will never go anywhere.

Just follow the military's simple rules when you stop for more than a few...
Forum: Discovery II
06-19-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Richard Gallant

Zuke did you check this area, there were actual...

Zuke did you check this area, there were actual pine needles in there on mine
Forum: Discovery II
06-17-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Richard Gallant

Check under the throttle body heater, when you...

Check under the throttle body heater, when you park at home, put a paper towel on the valve cover. My bet is it will have a wet spot the next morning.

Also try the same around the throttle body...
06-15-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Richard Gallant

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Forum: Discovery II
06-15-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Richard Gallant

Sounds like short or very loose ground, I would...

Sounds like short or very loose ground, I would start by checking all the grounds under the hood there are a lot of them - just go along the left side of the engine compartment
Forum: Discovery II
06-13-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Richard Gallant

Just to add my Disco runs around 183 -185 at...

Just to add my Disco runs around 183 -185 at around 70 to 75 deg with pops up to 188 - 190 while idling. I have the 180

It hit 35 C or around 95 here yesterday the Disco ran 188 to 194 below 60...
Forum: Discovery II
06-11-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Richard Gallant

Note if you are running A/C that electric fan...

Note if you are running A/C that electric fan comes on when the ECU thinks it is required. Mine actually works, 1st time I ever heard it, and came on at 190ish yesterday with the AC on and the...
Forum: Discovery II
06-10-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Richard Gallant

What grease did you use ?

What grease did you use ?
Forum: Discovery II
06-10-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By Richard Gallant

I like the Cooper Discovery ST Maxx AT myself. ...

I like the Cooper Discovery ST Maxx AT myself. They hold up well and in 6 years I have had only one blow out and that tire had some external sidewall damage already. The bad thing is they are an LT...
Forum: Discovery II
06-10-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Richard Gallant

Try the tests at this site...

Try the tests at this site https://axleaddict.com/auto-repair/Bad-Brake-Booster-Check all brake boosters are basicly the same as far as operation is concerned
Forum: Discovery II
06-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Richard Gallant

Have you done the obvious : Checked the...

Have you done the obvious :

Checked the fluid levels and condition of the fluids transfer case and transmission - check the RAVE for the procedure
Remove the bezel (the plastic thing on the...
Forum: Discovery II
06-06-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Richard Gallant

Did the systems bleed up well - did you get a...

Did the systems bleed up well - did you get a good firm pedal.

One point if you are not 100% confident of checking your and diagnosing this problem take the Disco to a professional - bad brakes...
Forum: Build Threads
06-06-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Richard Gallant

Rear awning/Rain cover This was fairly high...

Rear awning/Rain cover

This was fairly high on my list I have an ARB awning on the passenger side but needed something for the rear door.

Parts list in CDN dollars

18.95 Marine antenna...
Forum: Discovery II
06-05-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Richard Gallant

Llamasayswhat My bet is the shroud, but I am not...

Llamasayswhat My bet is the shroud, but I am not too worried about it. This was more of a heads up for others to check more than just coolant, fan and thermostat
Forum: Build Threads
06-05-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Richard Gallant

Things are continuing, my post lift work is...

Things are continuing, my post lift work is complete. I am moving on to my interior living arrangements and finishing my Solar charging system for a "portable battery Box".

The Battery box is for...
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