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Forum: Discovery II
11-14-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Big Jim Swade

Also, if the flat tire isn't leaking very fast,...

Also, if the flat tire isn't leaking very fast, you might just air it up to about 50psi and drive it to the store to be fixed. That's easier than mounting the spare tire on.
Forum: Discovery II
11-14-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Big Jim Swade

You want to keep the overall diameter of the...

You want to keep the overall diameter of the spare and the other 4 tires about the same. A 255/65-16 is the same diameter as a 255/55-18 which were the stock sizes, so either of these sizes paired...
Forum: Discovery II
10-29-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Big Jim Swade

If yours is working, why not just keep it. The...

If yours is working, why not just keep it. The ride will never be better than the air springs and If you want a lift you can always add the spring spacers from Toddco.
Forum: Discovery II
10-11-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By Big Jim Swade

It was a noticeable difference in highway...

It was a noticeable difference in highway sluggishness when I went to just a 255/60-18 on my 01. I would think going much larger will turn the Disco into a real slowpoke in acceleration on the...
Forum: Discovery II
10-11-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I see Lucky 8 has their front drive shafts down...

I see Lucky 8 has their front drive shafts down to $188 at the ebay store. Is there any negatives to their drive shaft?
Forum: Discovery II
10-09-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I had one, but I don't recall what I did with it....

I had one, but I don't recall what I did with it. When I bought my disco the passenger side was damaged, so I took them off. The driver side was in good shape, but I haven't seen it for several...
Forum: Discovery II
10-05-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Big Jim Swade

Mine has the original non-grease able shaft and...

Mine has the original non-grease able shaft and I'm at 75,000 miles on it. I was going to change it out someday, but it really seems fine.
Forum: Discovery II
10-01-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I like my Nitto Terra Grapplers, they are quiet...

I like my Nitto Terra Grapplers, they are quiet and do well in the snow. I'm running 255/60-18 and I think they look much better than the stock 255/55-18 it came with. You can also go with...
Forum: Discovery II
08-28-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Big Jim Swade

After owning mine for almost 7 years and haven't...

After owning mine for almost 7 years and haven't had that many problems with it, but I can honestly say that I wish I would have bought a Nissan or Toyota instead.
Forum: Discovery II
08-15-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I bought my 01 in 2011 and I've never had any...

I bought my 01 in 2011 and I've never had any light ever come on. Even the 3 amigo's I've never had.
Forum: Discovery II
08-14-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,174
Posted By Big Jim Swade

A disco 2 is one of the few vehicles where you...

A disco 2 is one of the few vehicles where you can put a new engine it for $5,000 and the whole vehicle is worth $4,500 when you are finished installing it :-)
Forum: Discovery II
08-07-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I would go with 265/60-18's instead without a...

I would go with 265/60-18's instead without a lift.
Forum: Discovery II
08-03-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Big Jim Swade

Here's a pretty good read on the engine. You...

Here's a pretty good read on the engine. You have to scroll down to the 215 small block.
The second link is for the rover.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buick_V8_engine#Buick_small-block...
Forum: Discovery II
07-09-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Big Jim Swade

The Disco 2 is a money pit and the newest one is...

The Disco 2 is a money pit and the newest one is 14 years old. Look at something newer. I'd be looking at a 2005 or newer Nissan Xterra if I was shopping now. You could get those with an optional...
Forum: Discovery II
07-06-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Big Jim Swade

If you have SAI in yours, make sure to get a 4.0...

If you have SAI in yours, make sure to get a 4.0 or 4.6 that is the same configuration as yours.
Forum: Discovery II
07-02-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I've got 18's in one size larger than stock and I...

I've got 18's in one size larger than stock and I think they are great. I'd go with the 265/60-18's and run them at 30-35psi and the truck should ride great.
Forum: Discovery II
06-29-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I wish I could get 93 octane. 92 is the best you...

I wish I could get 93 octane. 92 is the best you can get in Idaho and that's ethanol. 91 ethanol free is the best I've seen here.
Forum: Discovery II
06-22-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I"ve got Nitto Terra Grapplers now, but my next...

I"ve got Nitto Terra Grapplers now, but my next set will be the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTacs in 265/60-18.
Forum: Discovery II
06-19-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 219,621
Posted By Big Jim Swade

My 01 was originally sold in Boise, Idaho and it...

My 01 was originally sold in Boise, Idaho and it has SAI
Forum: Discovery II
06-18-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Big Jim Swade

You can get the spacers at ToddCo in 1, 1.5 or 2"...

You can get the spacers at ToddCo in 1, 1.5 or 2"
Land Rover Discovery Series II 1999.5-2004 Suspension Lift Kits (http://store.toddcosuspensions.com/2larodiiisul.html)
Forum: Discovery II
06-14-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,384
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I sold my 1992 Nissan Pathfinder to my nephew and...

I sold my 1992 Nissan Pathfinder to my nephew and I really wanted to replace it with a 96-97 Toyota Land Cruiser with lockers, but the only ones I found they wanted $10k+ for and they had 200k miles...
Forum: Discovery II
06-12-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,933
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I usually get between 200-280 miles in my Disco. ...

I usually get between 200-280 miles in my Disco. But my 08 Mini Clubman S I've gotten over 500 miles on it's 13.5 gallon tank
Forum: Discovery II
06-01-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I've got Redline 75w-90 in mine. I changed it at...

I've got Redline 75w-90 in mine. I changed it at 60k miles. No leaks or any whine.
Forum: Discovery II
05-30-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Big Jim Swade

245/75-16's or 255/70-16's should both work fine....

245/75-16's or 255/70-16's should both work fine. I'd go with the 255's, about 10mm wider.
Forum: Discovery II
05-25-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Big Jim Swade

I've still have Dexcool in my 01. Never had any...

I've still have Dexcool in my 01. Never had any issues with it as long as you change it once in a while.
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