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07-07-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By LeakyDisco

Thanks. After driving it from a friend's to my...

Thanks. After driving it from a friend's to my parent's house, I discovered that the steering and brakes were in need of sorting before a long drive, so I am opting to ship it. Better safe than...
07-02-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By LeakyDisco

Truck is now in my possession and getting prepped...

Truck is now in my possession and getting prepped for a transport trip back to WA. Body straight and rust free, same with chassis. Plenty of other mechanical issues to sort out once it's home, but...
Forum: Discovery I
06-19-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,659
Posted By LeakyDisco

Ha! But even a blown fuse won't mask a missing...

Ha! But even a blown fuse won't mask a missing ABS pump. :)
Forum: Discovery I
06-17-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,659
Posted By LeakyDisco

Agree, my conversion is OK. Better but not what I...

Agree, my conversion is OK. Better but not what I expected.

When the ABS was removed, did they remove/bypass the pump and configure the ECU such that it won't throw codes?

Any caveats with...
06-15-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By LeakyDisco

Update.

I have the title and other paperwork in hand and a flight booked to pick it up on the first week of July. A friend parked it at their house and says it seems to run fine. I'm taking it to my parents'...
Forum: Discovery I
06-10-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,575
Posted By LeakyDisco

I purchased the 93690 which fits my 1997 D1 V8....

I purchased the 93690 which fits my 1997 D1 V8. Looks like the 93689 is the equivalent for the D2 from 1999.
05-05-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By LeakyDisco

Thanks all! I knew you would have a totally...

Thanks all! I knew you would have a totally unbiased opinion on this. :)

I'll try to follow up as things develop.
05-04-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By LeakyDisco

Considering a 1988 RRC and Looking For Advice

Hi,

An unexpected opportunity came my way recently. A childhood friend back in my home town (in California) asked me if I wanted to buy a 1988 RRC that was gifted to a Buddhist seminary he...
Forum: Discovery I
05-04-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 792,294
Posted By LeakyDisco

You beat me to it! :) I've done mine all the...

You beat me to it! :)

I've done mine all the way around twice in 14 years.
Forum: Discovery I
01-22-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,659
Posted By LeakyDisco

I think they were the same on both ends.

I think they were the same on both ends.
Forum: Discovery I
01-22-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,659
Posted By LeakyDisco

I thought that might be the case given the...

I thought that might be the case given the Defender front calipers are larger and would theoretically require a larger volume of fluid to move the larger pistons. I haven't researched whether a...
Forum: LR4
01-22-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By LeakyDisco

Pain code for LR4 Black Design wheels?

Anyone know offhand what the wheel paint code is (or where to locate it on the vehicle) for a 2015 LR4 with the "Black Design" package wheels?

Thx!
Forum: Discovery I
01-19-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,659
Posted By LeakyDisco

I upgraded my brakes in the summer of 2018, and...

I upgraded my brakes in the summer of 2018, and also replaced my 7-year old braided lines with a fresh set. You will need to bend your own lines on the fronts for sure. Sorry, but I don't have any...
Forum: Discovery I
01-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 792,294
Posted By LeakyDisco

Excellent. I really need to do this for the...

Excellent. I really need to do this for the driver-side front seat on my 97, as well as replacing the cushion and covers. It looks like Exmoor carries the diaphragms and bottom cushion, but only...
Forum: Discovery I
07-29-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

Passive method used. Same result. 1. Crack...

Passive method used. Same result.

1. Crack open PR bleed nipple.
2. Helper in the truck (father-in-law this time) slowly depress pedal to the floor and hold.
3. Close nipple.
4. Repeat 4...
Forum: Discovery I
07-28-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

I am referring to this guy. ...

I am referring to this guy.

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Forum: Discovery I
07-27-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

I do see that there is only one 13mm nut on the...

I do see that there is only one 13mm nut on the ABS module (upper right in the photo below).
...
Forum: Discovery I
07-27-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

I don't see any bleed nipples at the ABS system....

I don't see any bleed nipples at the ABS system. Perhaps you are referring to individually opening each of the lines that enter the ABS module?
Forum: Discovery I
07-27-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

Yeah. I followed this pattern. It just seems like...

Yeah. I followed this pattern. It just seems like there is an elusive pocket of air that is either in the lines, or in the ABS system. The master cylinder seems OK given (I think) the firm pedal when...
Forum: Discovery I
07-27-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

Thanks. I will try the passive bleed this weekend...

Thanks. I will try the passive bleed this weekend and follow up.
Forum: Discovery I
07-26-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By LeakyDisco

Stubborn brake bleed issue/soft pedal after D1 -> D90 caliper upgrade

Hi folks.

About 3 weeks ago, I swapped out all 4 calipers, rotors, and flex lines (replaced 7 year old stainless/braided lines) on my 97 D1. For the fronts, I upgraded to D90 calipers and pads +...
Forum: Discovery I
07-26-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By LeakyDisco

I completed this upgrade myself about 3 weeks...

I completed this upgrade myself about 3 weeks ago. Aside from the fact that one must pull the hub assemblie to replace rotors on these trucks, it was fairly simple. One caveat I am saving for a...
Forum: Discovery I
07-05-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,262
Views: 792,294
Posted By LeakyDisco

I have the parts for the same, and I am planning...

I have the parts for the same, and I am planning to do the Defender caliper upgrade but just a little intimidated by the thought of having to fabricate the hard line from the caliper to the bracket...
Forum: Discovery I
06-27-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By LeakyDisco

I replaced my stock front driveline with a GBR HD...

I replaced my stock front driveline with a GBR HD double-cardan driveline just yesterday. My 97 D1 is lifted 1.5" above stock height (OME kit), and has had a very minor driveline vibration...
06-27-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By LeakyDisco

There is a great shop in Seattle, Lamorna Garage....

There is a great shop in Seattle, Lamorna Garage. Unless you plan to wrench on your new RRC yourself, Gord'n and his team are (IMO) the best resource/shop in our area that specializes in Land Rover...
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