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by pretdave
26 Mar 2016 11:07
Forum: Freelander
Topic: The New Landy
Replies: 2
Views: 1433

Re: The New Landy

Thanks Naks

I have just completed a long trip , which include , amongst other highlights, Kruger.
Open road economy is excellent - 7 l/100km.
But as a local runabout I battle to achieve 10... I guess thgat is the price you pay for an auto.

Dave
by pretdave
16 Feb 2016 15:31
Forum: Freelander
Topic: Freelander 2 Diesel Engines
Replies: 1
Views: 2044

Freelander 2 Diesel Engines

2.2-litre diesel engines explained Confusion exists over which 2.2-litre diesel engine are shared between different vehicles. Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCi - engine shared with Ford Transit, Ford Ranger and derived from four-cylinder used in previous Ford Mondeo ST TDCi and Jaguar X-Type 2.2D. Engine...
by pretdave
16 Feb 2016 12:06
Forum: Freelander
Topic: Freelander AT
Replies: 1
Views: 752

Freelander AT

AWTF-80 SC From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Aisin AW TF-8# SC series is a 6 speed automatic transmission designed for use in transverse engine applications. It is designed to handle a maximum of 440 N·m (324.5 ft·lbf) of torque. It is built in Anjo, Japan.[1] It is also called the TF-80SC[2...
by pretdave
16 Feb 2016 12:00
Forum: Freelander
Topic: Freelander Info
Replies: 1
Views: 911

Freelander Info

I like to find out as much as I can about any car I own. The Freelander does not have as much info available as Landys such as the Disco and Defender TD5 s. Perhaps a good sign? Anyway , for those interested in my education here is the first instalment in Freelander odyssey.. Freelander 2 (L359; 200...
by pretdave
30 Jan 2016 07:50
Forum: Freelander
Topic: Scan Gauge on Freelander
Replies: 1
Views: 757

Scan Gauge on Freelander

About 5 years ago I bought a Scan Gauge while on a trip to Canada . Claimed to work on all cars post 1999 . Unfortunately for me I discovered layer that there were two exceptions : The TD5 landies and the 320d BMW. Does not work on these cars. Guess what two cars are in my garage !Gauge was put away...
by pretdave
28 Jan 2016 07:03
Forum: Land Rover for Sale
Topic: Defender 130 for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 3545

Re: Defender 130 for sale

naks wrote:Nice Dave!

Now, what mods are you going to do to it? :lol:


Thanks Naks. No ... mods ... yet !!
I have installed a Scan Gauge . IIRC Naks you used a Scan Gauge on your Puma ?

Did you use the X Gauge functions at all ?

Cheers
Dave
by pretdave
28 Jan 2016 05:56
Forum: Land Rover for Sale
Topic: Defender 130 for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 3545

Re: Defender 130 for sale

Joos wrote:Hi Dave
Good luck with the smaller Green Oval :D . I see it is listed on Gumtree for R185 000


Interesting .
I bought it through RV Centre in Cape Town . Paid R180 000 for it.

128 000km Very nice condition.

Cheers
Dave
by pretdave
22 Jan 2016 05:55
Forum: Land Rover for Sale
Topic: Defender 130 for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 3545

Re: Defender 130 for sale

The 130 is gone. Sold.

Long live the Freelander

Dave
by pretdave
22 Jan 2016 05:26
Forum: Defender
Topic: Revs
Replies: 4
Views: 1455

Re: Revs

A surge in engine speed will be associated with a surge in diesel supply to the engine. Several possibilties Partially blocked fuel filter Defective MAF/MAF plug connectors Defective accelerator potentiometer Defective fuel pressure regulator If possible have a diagnostic test done - it might just i...
by pretdave
20 Jan 2016 21:01
Forum: Freelander
Topic: The New Landy
Replies: 2
Views: 1433

The New Landy

Well I have made the inevitablev decision. The Defender 130 is gone. Long live the Freelander ! http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww59/pretdave/DSCF1334.jpg~original 2009 TD4 automatic 130 000km . First impressions favourable. Very lively engine - no turbo lag . Put foot and the boost pressure jump...

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