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Forum: Discovery II
03-18-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Update time: flushed the coolant system with...

Update time: flushed the coolant system with Irontite Thoroflush and installed (finally) a geniune low-temp thermostat, and engine temps are lower than they've ever been.

While flushing I made...
Forum: Discovery II
02-28-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Welp, may have screwed the pooch last night....

Welp, may have screwed the pooch last night. After checking the coolant level to find it once again quite low after filling it only a day earlier, I got frustrated and used the K-Seal. I poured about...
Forum: Discovery II
02-15-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

I'm not confident it will be a long-term...

I'm not confident it will be a long-term solution, either! I have it in the car...to be honest, I might just keep on burning coolant for now. Once it's up to highway speeds it doesn't drink a ton...I...
Forum: Discovery II
02-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Did a little experiment: after the truck was...

Did a little experiment: after the truck was warmed, I shut it down and immediately unscrewed the expansion tank cap to relieve all the pressure in the cooling system. After about 2 hours I started...
Forum: Discovery II
02-12-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Do you mean to flush it before I K-Seal? Also,...

Do you mean to flush it before I K-Seal? Also, any tips for avoiding contamination from the thin radiator return hose that shoots out right where the testing tube goes?

Also, I'm not sure if I...
Forum: Discovery II
02-11-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Wow that stuff looks intense. Giving my $14...

Wow that stuff looks intense. Giving my $14 bottle of K Seal a complex. They allegedly have a Rover specific formulation?

Oh well, I'm hoping for my situation the K Seal will slow down the leak...
Forum: Discovery II
02-11-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

So I'm going on long weekend trip in a few weeks,...

So I'm going on long weekend trip in a few weeks, about 300 miles round trip driving. I only have about 500 miles before I meant to flush my old coolant out (it's a weekend car mostly and takes me a...
Forum: Discovery II
02-10-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

sorry, never addressed this question. Yes, it was...

sorry, never addressed this question. Yes, it was this chemical exhaust gas test: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N1NA22J/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1.

I'm gonna do...
Forum: Discovery II
02-10-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

So ive had a persistent cylinder 4 misfire. Was...

So ive had a persistent cylinder 4 misfire. Was hoping it was a clogged injector since I smelled a little fuel at start up. I know there's typically no gasket failure into cylinder 4, opinion on here...
Forum: Discovery II
02-10-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

2003 SAI engine with 168800 miles. Gonna order a...

2003 SAI engine with 168800 miles. Gonna order a boroscope this week. It's not overheating, I'd say average running temp is 195 per OBD Fusion app.
Forum: Discovery II
02-09-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,337
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Failed chemical block test - game over?

Existential crisis time. Finally got the nerve to do the chemical test after noticing a coolant drop. Sure enough it turned yellow. The truck doesn't overheat, and the head gsksets were allegedly...
Forum: Discovery II
02-08-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Quest Off-Road in Corning NY?

Has anyone had any experience with these guys, first-hand or otherwise? They come up on every Craiglist search for Discos in the metro area. They're a good 4 hour drive from the city but seem...
Forum: Discovery II
02-05-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By DiscoNickBK

SAI valve leak - coolant??

So, I'm losing a little coolant, and keeping more pressure in the cooling system than I think is normal. I see some moisture on and around the clamps/hose at the thermostat junction. OK, I'll swap...
Forum: Discovery II
01-31-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Think I'll do the worm clamp on the thermostat...

Think I'll do the worm clamp on the thermostat area once it warms up a hair. Might add a drop of locktite to the threads as well. Can't hurt... Anyone in NYC have a super strong pair of clippers I...
Forum: Discovery II
01-31-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By DiscoNickBK

WHOA that's awesome

WHOA that's awesome
Forum: Discovery II
01-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Coolant Squeeze Lock Clamps - Fail?

Has anyone found that the squeeze-type clamps lose their strength after being fiddled with a few times? I have been chasing a bunch of little leaks, and when I replace those squeeze clamps with screw...
Forum: Discovery II
01-17-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Yea I know the filler neck can come off, I was...

Yea I know the filler neck can come off, I was more worried that the light-colored residue on the inside could be from coolant getting into the oil.
Forum: Discovery II
01-17-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Sick, thank you. Vehicle has my paranoid. I just...

Sick, thank you. Vehicle has my paranoid. I just replaced the TBH and both hoses and I'm still smelling a bit of coolant after a drive and seeing it drop. Pressure tests held fine for 30 minutes per...
Forum: Discovery II
01-17-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Is this a coolant leak tell?

Truck sat for 4 days. Checked oil and saw I needed to add a bit. Oil on the dipstick looked normal (little dark maybe...) Cap was stuck so the whole filler neck came unscrewed. No big deal right?...
Forum: Discovery II
01-15-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Oh bother...so this past weekend I noticed that...

Oh bother...so this past weekend I noticed that after about 10 minutes of driving the truck would idle really low and start to get rough. Like at park, it would have around 620rpm. If I kicked it...
01-15-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Just bumping this, not sure if it's anyone from...

Just bumping this, not sure if it's anyone from this site but he's definitely had some interest. Just sayin'!
Forum: Discovery II
01-11-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Thanks for the reply! If a bad o2 can...

Thanks for the reply! If a bad o2 can theoretically trigger a misfire, is it possible that a misfire can trigger a bad o2 reading?
Forum: Discovery II
01-10-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Cylinder 4 Misfire & P0130 code...just lucky?

Howdy, is there any reason why these two codes would be showing up together? The P0304 has been persistent, and I'm getting ready to swap out the coils, wires, and plugs, but wondering if the P0130...
01-09-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By DiscoNickBK

Bring Two Trailers - Dueling RRCs for Sale (Parts)

Howdy y'all,

Posting on behalf of my old man. We have two RANGE ROVER CLASSICS for sale in eastern Pennsylvania. Most likely you'll these for parts...neither runs but they did! Lots of new parts...
Forum: Discovery II
01-03-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By DiscoNickBK

OK thanks. This job is increasingly looking like...

OK thanks. This job is increasingly looking like something I won't want to do on the street, haha.
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