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Forum: Discovery II
07-24-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,887
Posted By chubbs878

Way to go! Just in time for the Southern Heat....

Way to go! Just in time for the Southern Heat. It's already up to 100 here in Dallas
Forum: Discovery II
06-04-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By chubbs878

I did the dance with PS pump a couple more times...

I did the dance with PS pump a couple more times than I would have liked to. Whenever you install a new pump, you have to crack the bleeder open @ least 1/2 turn so that the pump is allowed to pull...
Forum: Discovery II
06-04-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,732
Posted By chubbs878

If you really wanted to go the extra mile on this...

If you really wanted to go the extra mile on this project, which you should, might I suggest an ECU update by Tornado Systems out of the U.K? Your first thoughts may be something like burning more...
05-26-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By chubbs878

those gaskets are stacked in the instance that...

those gaskets are stacked in the instance that the mating faces of the 2 parts are not perfectly flat. I don't know about everyone else, but the face of my banana manifold is somewhat convex & 1...
Forum: Discovery II
05-25-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By chubbs878

Your main culprits for oil leakage will be the...

Your main culprits for oil leakage will be the valve covers and front crankshaft seal. The rear crank seal will go too, but not much you can do about that 1. It will take you about 4-5 hours to "snug...
Forum: Discovery II
05-24-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By chubbs878

But definitely post your results. This question...

But definitely post your results. This question on the damper replacement & balancing was proposed not too long ago & from what I remember, a concrete procedure was never provided. The solution will...
Forum: Discovery II
05-23-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By chubbs878

Oh you just want to tighten it. Then ya it's...

Oh you just want to tighten it. Then ya it's either the LR designed tool or make your own. Given those EBay pics, I would be inclined to make a tool as I had the pulley in my hand already. That is...
Forum: Discovery II
05-23-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By chubbs878

You need a real shop press to do that kind of a...

You need a real shop press to do that kind of a chassis labor. Like a 20-ton press that Harbor Freight sells for $175. I recently tried the 8-ton jack on a shop press & it didn't have enough nuts for...
Forum: Discovery II
05-23-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By chubbs878

There is no guarantee that transferring the...

There is no guarantee that transferring the weights from the old pulley will in fact balance the new 1. Google search or get the advice of a friendly mechanic on the damper. It does have to be...
Forum: Discovery II
05-23-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By chubbs878

that is going to work, for sure.

that is going to work, for sure.
05-23-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By chubbs878

I learned to stack 2 of the upper intake gasket,...

I learned to stack 2 of the upper intake gasket, the 1 that goes right under the top banana manifold but I didn't even think about stacking the exhaust mani' gaskets. it was hard enough getting 1 of...
05-23-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By chubbs878

I also did a head gasket replacement not too long...

I also did a head gasket replacement not too long ago, in the dead of winter, outside, at night time. Since it was @ Xmas holidays & so on, I had delays and setbacks of every variety; it was down for...
Forum: Discovery II
05-22-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By chubbs878

ya dude, see if you can repair the photo linkage

ya dude, see if you can repair the photo linkage
Forum: Discovery II
05-20-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By chubbs878

That's ridiculous! I commend you for being the...

That's ridiculous! I commend you for being the first enthusiast to actually install these on a D2 hood but that is beyond practical; some tasteful cropping/trimming would have a gone a LONG way boss....
Forum: Discovery II
05-18-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By chubbs878

There is a O-ring on the cooler pipe where it...

There is a O-ring on the cooler pipe where it plugs into the cooler. You probably just need to replace that next time you change the oil.
05-17-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By chubbs878

Personally, I wouldn't use solvents & degreasers...

Personally, I wouldn't use solvents & degreasers that will drain into the sump and wash out the bearings. It just sounds like a bad idea, especially with the cam bearings being right there, & with...
05-09-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By chubbs878

lack of maintenance. this is not the Toyota...

lack of maintenance. this is not the Toyota Corolla that you drove in high school. You know, the check engine light comes on and you keep driving it day-in, day-out and always gets you to the...
Forum: Discovery II
05-07-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 49,184
Posted By chubbs878

:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
05-05-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By chubbs878

release the header tank from its fixings and prop...

release the header tank from its fixings and prop it up on the battery cover or factory bottle jack location with the cap off.


post a picture. there aren't many manufacturers that make the top...
Forum: Discovery II
05-04-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,887
Posted By chubbs878

Did you get the 180* thermostat for the Ford...

Did you get the 180* thermostat for the Ford housing and have you completed the installation yet??
05-04-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By chubbs878

Need more info. After the engine warms-up Does...

Need more info. After the engine warms-up Does the bottom radiator outlet hose before the thermostat feel cold, like the radiator is stopped up? If so, flush or replace the radiator.

Is the...
Forum: Discovery II
05-04-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,301
Posted By chubbs878

Pentosin CHF 11s. $25 @ any big-box auto parts...

Pentosin CHF 11s. $25 @ any big-box auto parts retailer. 1 unit is not enough to completely refill the system so I have used both the Lucas conditioner & Prestone for European makes to add...
Forum: Discovery II
05-04-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,887
Posted By chubbs878

Like I said, if you leave the lower 3-way fitting...

Like I said, if you leave the lower 3-way fitting in place, the 2 smaller hoses that go to reservoir & heater matrix/block remain unchanged. If you remove the larger inlet hose from the factory...
Forum: Discovery II
05-03-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,887
Posted By chubbs878

forget about "the 7 hoses," that's why you are...

forget about "the 7 hoses," that's why you are confused. Look at it this way:


the very top, front of the engine where your main coolant hose comes out of the manifold to the Tee w/ bleeder...
Forum: Discovery II
05-03-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,887
Posted By chubbs878

you've seen some pics on another thread, haven't...

you've seen some pics on another thread, haven't you? I just have a few old shots as I no longer have 1 of those fancy, portable phones anymore. Now I have the temp sender adapter before the...
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