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Forum: Discovery I
09-04-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By DavC

quick sert or nut sert? Also try using a...

quick sert or nut sert?

Also try using a slightly longer bolt of the same size and goobering with red loctite? I have had that work on a slave cyl bolt.
08-01-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By DavC

Exterior is definitely worse than LR4, LR3 ...

Exterior is definitely worse than LR4, LR3
Interior is more comfortable, less utilitarian.
The ventilated seats are quite good.

>Drives fine off road, not as fun as earlier cars at all. Lots of...
Forum: LR3
07-23-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By DavC

What abran says, for that car a GAP tool is...

What abran says, for that car a GAP tool is really the first thing anyone should buy.
Forum: LR3
06-26-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,647
Posted By DavC

One of the only LR "repair" procedures I think...

One of the only LR "repair" procedures I think has worked almost every single time it was suggested. Nice ;)
Forum: Discovery I
06-20-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By DavC

The 3 ton 110 I use has the original factory...

The 3 ton 110 I use has the original factory front shaft and its fine, has seen harder use than most of the land rovers around. You could pull a shaft off a junkyard disco and put new joints in it...
Forum: Discovery II
06-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By DavC

When you use "manual transmission" what comes to...

When you use "manual transmission" what comes to mind first is an actual manual transmission, not the method used to service said transmission
Forum: Discovery II
06-19-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By DavC

Yes be careful with terminology. You meant...

Yes be careful with terminology. You meant transmission cooler.
Forum: LR3
05-29-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By DavC

yes as GAP uses the LR factory measurement of...

yes as GAP uses the LR factory measurement of center of wheel to bottom of fender edge. You would be using stock height settings.

Those measurements would technically be in mm not inches.
Forum: LR3
05-29-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By DavC

I agree, my recommendation too would be to not...

I agree, my recommendation too would be to not use the lift rods. However that said, I believe you would still simply calibrate the car based on the factory measurements, the rods would give you a...
Forum: Discovery I
05-25-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By DavC

BUY a multimeter. Try running 12v directly to the...

BUY a multimeter. Try running 12v directly to the pump to test for function.
05-10-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By DavC

Follow up, D5 interior dimensions are "with...

Follow up,

D5 interior dimensions are "with seats down, measured at floor"

77.3" L x 55.6" W

Exped megamat duo 10 is

77.6" L x 52" W
Forum: Discovery I
05-02-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By DavC

Good idea to have a known good spare pressure...

Good idea to have a known good spare pressure switch to swap in to eliminate a bad pressure switch as a cause.
Forum: Discovery I
04-05-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By DavC

The joints are sized so there is no movement of...

The joints are sized so there is no movement of the joint and its caps in the yokes beyond the intended rotational movement. Post install all I have done is grease them up, then run the car for a...
Forum: Discovery I
03-14-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By DavC

Lift is fine then, but I stand by what I said....

Lift is fine then, but I stand by what I said. Skinny tires when aired down have a longer footprint, prefer that over lateral footprint on wide tires. If Camel can do it on military tires you can do...
Forum: Discovery I
03-12-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By DavC

Have used BG44k in fuel, BG109 (also called MOA...

Have used BG44k in fuel, BG109 (also called MOA or was) in oil before a change, and SeaFoam on a 95 3.9L induction, put it in after the MAF, little vacuum hose that sips a bit at a time (used the...
03-12-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By DavC

shocks and springs should be matched for whatever...

shocks and springs should be matched for whatever height/duty intended. Mismatching strains them in ways they were not designed for (overcompression, overextension).

Not quite "3inch shock for...
Forum: LR4
03-12-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By DavC

All depends on if you are able to use basic...

All depends on if you are able to use basic tools. Roof rack requires a few wrenches while ladder you need to pop some trim off the inside of the door and the lift gate latch assembly, nothing is...
Forum: Discovery I
03-07-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,525
Posted By DavC

If you did it again in the future, it comes down...

If you did it again in the future, it comes down to really counting exactly the threads on each joint and essentially copying the dimensions. And there's the issue where if a joint has major play in...
Forum: Discovery I
03-07-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By DavC

Somewhere, maybe in the workshop manual there is...

Somewhere, maybe in the workshop manual there is a description of each bolt by length for this purpose.

If you find that all you do is measure and sort that way. In the future take a piece of...
Forum: Discovery I
03-02-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,525
Posted By DavC

Easy cheater way is crawl under the car, undo...

Easy cheater way is crawl under the car, undo both castellated nuts and get the whole bar assembly off. Either take a near perfect total measurement or count the threads exposed on each end, and...
03-02-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By DavC

massage all the coil/plug wires, try the old "get...

massage all the coil/plug wires, try the old "get an IACV from an 89 chevy astro and swap it in" trick, check for vacuum leaks, etc.

A while ago I had a neat trick where if you stalled the car it...
Forum: Discovery I
03-02-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,525
Posted By DavC

Yeah use a buttload of copper or alu grease.

Yeah use a buttload of copper or alu grease.
Forum: LR3
03-02-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By DavC

Dave TR model uses two very large bolts in...

Dave

TR model uses two very large bolts in two very large cylindrical inserts that fit through the existing two centerline holes near the tow point, they more or less go through the existing...
Forum: LR4
03-02-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By DavC

whatever you do, get it inspected beforehand and...

whatever you do, get it inspected beforehand and if possible get the longest and most comprehensive warranty if not CPO.

Great cars, good luck!
Forum: Discovery I
03-01-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,525
Posted By DavC

I believe the rod end that connects to swivel...

I believe the rod end that connects to swivel housing is RH, the end that connects to steering box drop arm is LH, at least it is that way on a LHD defender.

Grease zerks are nice for components...
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