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Forum: Discovery II Today, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Richard Gallant
Ok, I will have to try that on my 04 too.

Ok, I will have to try that on my 04 too.
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Lots of area's are very much largely unspoiled...

Lots of area's are very much largely unspoiled and most of it very wild, you just have get far enough in or on a bad enough road that the usual party crowd can not be bothered. This trip in 3.5...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Day 2 Part 1 Grant Bay

Day 2 dawned drizzly but warm, my plan was to head up to Grant's Cove then to Palmerston's Cove, followed by traveling Coal Harbour from Holburg.

The drive to Grant Bay was uneventful other than a...
Forum: Discovery II Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Richard Gallant
Kenwood 710 VHF install

The antenna mounted is attached to the rack with 2 muffler clamps and an old bracket from a network rack. The wire is sort of tacked to the roof with your basic clear silicone, and then paper clip to...
Forum: Discovery II Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Richard Gallant
I ran out out the backdoor to my roof rack, but I...

I ran out out the backdoor to my roof rack, but I run VHF and have a very thin coax type cable. I prefer not to add more places for water to get in so no roof drilling for me. But I am in the...
Forum: Discovery II 06-13-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Richard Gallant
Need a truck that would go where I wanted to go -...

Need a truck that would go where I wanted to go - ended up with my D2 kinda by accident. So far a happy accident, it does what I want really well.
Forum: Discovery II 06-13-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Richard Gallant
Good news (?) for me my modulator passed all the...

Good news (?) for me my modulator passed all the basic electrical tests and no brake fluid on the switches. Now I can clean the truck and check all the sensor connections, while I wait for the...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-13-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Winter Harbour part 3

Shortly after seeing the bear I reached Winter Harbour. This is a very small fishing village, maybe a couple of dozen houses and about the same number of rental cottages for sports fisherman. It...
Forum: Discovery II 06-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 1,364,182
Posted By Richard Gallant
Repaired my intake hose to IACV connection as per...

Repaired my intake hose to IACV connection as per this thread

https://landroverforums.com/forum/discovery-ii-18/intake-hose-repair-89966/#post651074
Forum: Discovery II 06-13-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Richard Gallant
Intake hose repair

As with many Disco owners, the hose from the intake to IACV broke off. I can not source one at a reasonable price so repair was in order.

I read a few threads and was not really happy with the...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-13-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Richard Gallant
Nice to see a newer Rover out doing what they...

Nice to see a newer Rover out doing what they were built for
Forum: Discovery II 06-12-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Richard Gallant
jamestfl and Twix, that is what I am hoping, but...

jamestfl and Twix, that is what I am hoping, but I am going through the electronics testing to cover my bases. Other than getting the damm hex bolts outs it has been fairly straight forward.

I...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-11-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Solo blacks are not much of an issue - as long as...

Solo blacks are not much of an issue - as long as you do no surprise them up close. It is the mom and cubs who mostly create problems. Cubs being curious and moms very protective.

I saw about 8...
Forum: Discovery II 06-11-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Richard Gallant
My other option is to leave to old unit in place...

My other option is to leave to old unit in place and hookup the electrical to the spare - and see if the lights vanish. I just don't want to risk damage to the spare, anyone know if that is viable ?
Forum: Discovery II 06-11-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Richard Gallant
3 amigo's questions

I have finally gotten the 3 amigo's, currently working on diagnosing the issue without codes. Yes I know it makes things way harder.

Cause : hard braking on a wet forest service road after...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-11-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Part 2 Winter Harbour

This is the 1st portion of my trip that was fully on FSR's other than about 2 minutes in Holberg. The trip west to Holberg was largely uneventful, as logging for the day was largely complete.
...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-10-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
The trip started out at 8:00 am, the make sure I...

The trip started out at 8:00 am, the make sure I made the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal in lots of time for my 11:00am reservation. It is 105 Km from home to the terminal - in rush hour traffic. I...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-10-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Richard Gallant
Sounds like a good and decent way to remember a...

Sounds like a good and decent way to remember a friend, to me.

As to garbage - I have come to the conclusion that all we can do is clean up after them best we can.
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-08-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Teaser pictures :) ...

Teaser pictures :)


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/landroverforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-_dsc0051_05ad809097da90072342552611970d80745da0ef.jpg

Heading to Grants bay Tuesday Morning
...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-08-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Well I am home. after an interesting trip. the...

Well I am home. after an interesting trip. the Disco performed well except for a bunch of idiot issues save for 1 :

Day 3 I heard a rattling noise shortly after leaving a camp site at Alice lake,...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-03-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
And as per usual on the Wet Coast forecast is now...

And as per usual on the Wet Coast forecast is now for rain /showers for the the next 7 to 10 days. Gotta love SW BC, no place for witches that is for sure.
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-03-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Richard Gallant
I can relate to the age thing I am 60 myself...

I can relate to the age thing I am 60 myself hence comfort.

Long rainy spells are the toughest,even on us west coasters. I am happy to read for hours at a time. But kids may not be - card games...
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-02-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Smile Yes I do, about the same amount 5 gals -in one of...

Yes I do, about the same amount 5 gals -in one of those big black military water cans. The can was sitting in the yard waiting to be filled ,had no water when I took those pictures (city working...
Forum: Discovery II 06-01-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,681
Posted By Richard Gallant
Good Luck !

Good Luck !
Forum: 4X4 Events and Weekend Outings 06-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By Richard Gallant
Packed, good to go less frozen food, and camera etc.

I travel solo so I tend to pack for comfort.

I carry bear spray , a short 12 gauge and air horn for animal issues. Yet I still reach for my camera 1st.

Bears are not much of a problem if you...
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