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Forum: Discovery II
12-12-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By morbengan

I did the inline thermostat mod as well and...

I did the inline thermostat mod as well and didn't see the point of the holes. Mine overheated as well. Started with one hole and it got better. I eventually drilled a second hole and all my...
Forum: Discovery II
12-11-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,379
Posted By morbengan

I have a 2003 disco 2 and had similar problems. ...

I have a 2003 disco 2 and had similar problems. It took a lot of reading and found Rotella T 15w40 and a K&N hp3001 filter was the best combo. Checked my vin and wasn't in the range either. Took...
Forum: Discovery II
11-13-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By morbengan

I had the same sound. After listening to other...

I had the same sound. After listening to other slipped sleeve vids, I determined that is what I had. I have an aftermarket temp gauge and ultra gauge. Mine started making a noise around 180...
Forum: Discovery II
03-15-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,014
Posted By morbengan

I had the same problem. My liners started moving...

I had the same problem. My liners started moving at 180 degrees so the 180 thermostat wouldn't work for me.

I did the inline thermostat mod and put a 160 thermostat in it. Now the engine doesn't...
Forum: Discovery II
06-16-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By morbengan

All of the wires and connections are good. I can...

All of the wires and connections are good. I can check the live data with an autocom and ultragauge and see that the bank 2 sensor 1 doesn't "act" right. The sensors from AB only last a week. Tried...
Forum: Discovery II
06-15-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By morbengan

I am having an issue with an oxygen sensor and...

I am having an issue with an oxygen sensor and the heater part of it being run continuisly. There is a thread by disco11brandon about oxygen sensor trial and error that describes my problem exactly....
Forum: Discovery II
06-15-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By morbengan

Reflashing ECU

Does anyone have the capability to reflash an ECU or know where I could get it done at? I live in the upstate of South Carolina but I am willing to take a good drive. Also expect to pay for this to...
Forum: Discovery II
06-08-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By morbengan

Generally a slipped sleeve doesn't make a noise...

Generally a slipped sleeve doesn't make a noise until the engine is up to normal temp. They sometimes crack allowing coolant to get in oil. Luckily mine slipped but did not crack. Did it make and...
Forum: Discovery II
06-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,101
Posted By morbengan

I say do it as well. Been thinking about it...

I say do it as well. Been thinking about it myself. I have installed a 160 thermostat to try to keep my sleeves from moving. It worked but mad a the SES light come on for the engine being "too...
Forum: Discovery II
06-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By morbengan

What is your vehicle description? Make, model,...

What is your vehicle description? Make, model, year, engine size, etc.
Forum: Discovery II
06-04-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,088
Posted By morbengan

Have you got behind the Land Rover emblem? It...

Have you got behind the Land Rover emblem? It just pulls off and I think there is one 10mm behind there.
Forum: Discovery II
06-04-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,147
Posted By morbengan

I hate to be the one to bring an old thread back...

I hate to be the one to bring an old thread back to life, but I am having the exact same problem as DiscoIIBrandon. I read this thread and was also wondering what, if anything, solved the problem. I...
Forum: Discovery II
05-15-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

So I just figured it out. A 1k ohm resistor...

So I just figured it out. A 1k ohm resistor connected to the ECT makes a 22 degree fahrenheit jump according to my autocom. So now my ECU thinks it is running with a 180 thermostat.
Forum: Discovery II
05-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

So I finally burned through another tank of gas...

So I finally burned through another tank of gas (never thought I would say that)! It was all city, air on, and pulling a 3000 lb. trailer. I got a bit over 11mpg. No too shabby considering. If...
Forum: Discovery II
05-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

I bought everything. I had already added the...

I bought everything. I had already added the water temp gauge so I already had the glowshift temp sensor adapter. I just drilled and tapped it for the bleeder. The bleeder I got from Home Depot. ...
Forum: Discovery II
05-06-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

I agree it could cause a problem. Hasn't yet. I...

I agree it could cause a problem. Hasn't yet. I don't think 20 degrees cooler from the 180 stock to a 160 is that big of a jump. If it never got to closed loop and ran real rich, I think that...
Forum: Discovery II
05-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

So again, not trying to get people's opinion on...

So again, not trying to get people's opinion on why they think this is wrong. If you don't agree, go to another thread. Just trying to get some help on the whole resistior thing to try and get the...
Forum: Discovery II
05-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

I agree, but I don't have to pass emissions.

I agree, but I don't have to pass emissions.
Forum: Discovery II
05-05-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

Actually, no, no, and no.

Actually, no, no, and no.
Forum: Discovery II
05-05-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

I don't think ALL engine manufacturers design to...

I don't think ALL engine manufacturers design to run higher. Why are there 160 degree and lower thermostats sitting on shelves at dealerships?

The catalytic converter gets it's temp from exhaust...
Forum: Discovery II
05-04-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

So to sum it all up, I don't really see any...

So to sum it all up, I don't really see any negative so far with my engine running around 165. Maybe something long term might show up. This next tank of gas will be around town pulling a 6x12...
Forum: Discovery II
05-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

As for the thermostat SuperSport, I got the...

As for the thermostat SuperSport, I got the guidance from this site and the in-line thermostat mod thread. Did it a little different since I had just bought new hoses, thermostat and water pump just...
Forum: Discovery II
05-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

Just got back from my trip to the mountains of...

Just got back from my trip to the mountains of TN. Got just under 17 mpg. Had 4 people in the car, luggage, a/c on, and SES light on for engine being "too cold".
Forum: Discovery II
05-02-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

This idea is along the line of what I want to do....

This idea is along the line of what I want to do. Just don't know how to. Just trying to see if I can get normal results out of a colder engine with the SES light off without a whole lot of work.
Forum: Discovery II
05-02-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,958
Posted By morbengan

Don't know yet. Just fixed 02 sensor problem as...

Don't know yet. Just fixed 02 sensor problem as well. About to go on a trip for the weekend. I'll post back what I get. So far the liners have quit slipping and my oil leaks have been drastically...
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