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by pretdave
27 Aug 2015 21:00
Forum: Africa Land Rover Chat
Topic: My new Trok
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

Re: My new Trok

Good stuff . Looks great. What is she like mechanically ?

Cheers
Dave
by pretdave
27 Aug 2015 11:41
Forum: Africa Land Rover Chat
Topic: My new Trok
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

Re: My new Trok

Looks very good ! Pics of the interior pleaes ..

Dave
by pretdave
13 Aug 2015 21:36
Forum: Discovery
Topic: 3 Amigos + 1 Disco II TD5
Replies: 1
Views: 1593

Re: 3 Amigos + 1 Disco II TD5

Thanks for the feedback.

Dave
by pretdave
10 Aug 2015 14:05
Forum: Discovery
Topic: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating
Replies: 7
Views: 3086

Re: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating

First thing to check is the level of brake fluid. HB and uphill combination suggests a level problem - and IIRC brake fluid level low generates a HB warning light. I am in Tokai - so if you would like to call some time let me know when and we can use my Nanocom . Diagnostics dont always pinpoint an ...
by pretdave
04 Aug 2015 09:19
Forum: Discovery
Topic: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating
Replies: 7
Views: 3086

Re: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating

Thanks for the feedback Ian .
I am sorry that the TD5 is still not performing better than the D4D - so keep looking ... LOL...

Cheers
Dave
by pretdave
03 Aug 2015 17:56
Forum: Africa Land Rover Chat
Topic: Help? Kitting out a Defender
Replies: 8
Views: 3558

Re: Help? Kitting out a Defender

Cmon guys . Many of you have ideas you can pass on. Those in the Cape Town area in particular...
A visitor to africa needs advice...

Cheers
Dave
by pretdave
03 Aug 2015 17:53
Forum: Discovery
Topic: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating
Replies: 7
Views: 3086

Re: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating

Thanks... Possible causes : Blocked fuel filter. Fuel pump defective Turbo waste gate solenoid defective Delaminating turbo hose. You need to get a diagnostic test done - mobile not static. Maybe someone near you can plug his Nanocom or similar and let you drive around the block . Look for turbo boo...
by pretdave
02 Aug 2015 11:40
Forum: Discovery
Topic: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating
Replies: 7
Views: 3086

Re: Disc 2 TD5 surging whilst accelerating

Disconnect the MAF , try it and report back...
Dave
by pretdave
28 Jul 2015 21:33
Forum: Africa Land Rover Chat
Topic: The New Guy
Replies: 2
Views: 1627

Re: The New Guy

Welcome Warren.
Nice 90 ...enjoy it.

Cheers
Dave
by pretdave
15 Jul 2015 09:36
Forum: Africa Land Rover Chat
Topic: Discovery 3
Replies: 2
Views: 1505

Re: Discovery 3

My opinion : The only better tow vehicle than a D3 is a D4 . They are outstanding. But... the TDV6 in the D3 and to a lesser extent the D4 has shown a problem with bearings /crankshaft that has troubled too many owners - especially around the 170 000 km mark. So unless you can buy a good extended wa...

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