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Forum: Discovery II
06-18-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By wjsj69

Brake lines sb replaced anyway for pm if they're...

Brake lines sb replaced anyway for pm if they're original. Save yourself from brake problems in future. Might as well get extended ones. While you're at it, do calipers and fluid flush. Gotta bleed...
Forum: Discovery II
06-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,978
Posted By wjsj69

That looks really bad and very unsafe to me....

That looks really bad and very unsafe to me. Anything can be fixed but this is gonna be extensive and I can't imagine the rest of that frame being far behind in condition. I would do a frame swap or...
Forum: Discovery II
04-13-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 163,621
Posted By wjsj69

A little hammering never hurt nobody! :popcorn:

A little hammering never hurt nobody! :popcorn:
Forum: Discovery II
03-12-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,272
Posted By wjsj69

If you can get the part replaced under warranty,...

If you can get the part replaced under warranty, do that. Why chance that it didn't fail? It sure looks like it did.. I would think that the gear oil would mix with the packing grease and thin it out...
Forum: Discovery II
02-05-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,525
Posted By wjsj69

Old Land Rover guys don't die; they roam the...

Old Land Rover guys don't die; they roam the Earth forever searching for their 10mm socket : )
Forum: Discovery II
01-12-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,571
Posted By wjsj69

Guys, he takes it to Pepboys. He doesn't do his...

Guys, he takes it to Pepboys. He doesn't do his own work. If he's not prepared to fix these common, 16-year-old Land Rover issues himself, or has deep enough pockets to pay someone, he's right in...
Forum: Discovery II
12-30-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 2,660,913
Posted By wjsj69

Pics or it didn't happen!!! :popcorn:

Pics or it didn't happen!!! :popcorn:
Forum: Discovery II
12-12-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By wjsj69

I've had 2 head gasket failures; one in a GM...

I've had 2 head gasket failures; one in a GM which is where Dex originated, and my Rover which had it when I bought it. I've heard and read that it eats head-and other gaskets and that's all the info...
Forum: Discovery II
12-12-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By wjsj69

Sounds like multiple problems at this point. You...

Sounds like multiple problems at this point. You haven't listed any codes yet. You NEED a basic code reader, being the owner of an old Rover. They're not expensive. What brand crank sensor did you...
10-17-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By wjsj69

A sacrificial socket forced on to the lock nut...

A sacrificial socket forced on to the lock nut with a hammer can make quick work of it! Looks like a great trip!
Forum: Discovery II
10-16-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 2,660,913
Posted By wjsj69

The German Shepard freaked me out a little when I...

The German Shepard freaked me out a little when I first noticed him/her.. where's waldo..
Forum: Discovery II
09-26-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By wjsj69

If you're asking if the ABS and SLS are part of...

If you're asking if the ABS and SLS are part of the same ecu module, yes they are; the SLABS unit. Every D2 has one, sb able to get one from a yard or ebay. Is your guy a Rover specialist? I would...
Forum: Discovery II
08-28-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By wjsj69

So, you read the indestructions first? I always...

So, you read the indestructions first? I always thought, as a man, you only read them after all else fails and you dig them out of the trash..
08-23-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By wjsj69

..Feeling your pain Brian; I'm an animal-guy,...

..Feeling your pain Brian; I'm an animal-guy, have had to say goodbye to too many great companions over the years.. Hope you get another one at the appropriate time; they make you live better and...
Forum: Discovery II
08-14-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By wjsj69

I gave a suggestion here: ...

I gave a suggestion here:

https://landroverforums.com/forum/discovery-ii-18/what-did-you-do-your-dii-today-52339/page576/

BTW, I took my Watts linkage off after I got the same bush kit as you...
Forum: Discovery II
08-14-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 2,660,913
Posted By wjsj69

If the double nut doesn't work, find a way to pry...

If the double nut doesn't work, find a way to pry the ball joint in a way that it keeps the stud from spinning while you tighten the nut. Maybe a pipe wrench or something on the sway-bar link; try...
08-06-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By wjsj69

My Dad has been going through some toys since...

My Dad has been going through some toys since retirement also; In addition to his DD, he's had a Miata, 300ZX, Corvette, and now a Merc.500SL. And this is his slow-down phase. Boats and other toys...
Forum: Discovery II
08-05-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 2,660,913
Posted By wjsj69

I appreciate the effort but, wrong ones. ...

I appreciate the effort but, wrong ones.

https://www.roverparts.com/Parts/DTC100810G
Forum: Discovery II
08-03-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By wjsj69

look up "option B" for amigos, head gaskets if...

look up "option B" for amigos, head gaskets if they haven't been done already; using ARP studs (suggested), 180* thermostat, basic green antifreeze after flushing dex-cool out, new grease-able...
Forum: Discovery II
08-01-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By wjsj69

I'd be bushed just unpacking and repacking all...

I'd be bushed just unpacking and repacking all that gear! Plus kids, wife and dogs?!? Wow! The wheeling would be the most relaxing part of the trip!! :bow:
07-19-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By wjsj69

The RR's you're looking at are considered "late...

The RR's you're looking at are considered "late model" to many of us. We mostly have older models that we acquired on the cheap and we keep 'em going with our collective experience, blood, sweat and...
Forum: Discovery II
07-14-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 2,660,913
Posted By wjsj69

That is some serious real world observation from...

That is some serious real world observation from someone with serious real world experience! An aspect that most will never realize unless they come across and learn from people like you Brian. I...
Forum: Discovery II
06-14-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,285
Posted By wjsj69

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1C7Ms3GofE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1C7Ms3GofE
Forum: Discovery II
06-01-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 2,660,913
Posted By wjsj69

Ilokit alot. Nice job Brian!

Ilokit alot. Nice job Brian!
Forum: Discovery II
05-16-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By wjsj69

You're right. I paid much less for LR steelies...

You're right. I paid much less for LR steelies from AB, but they stopped selling them and I remember seeing posts from guys looking for that style, so I figured I'd share since I stumbled across...
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