buying a 2nd hand discovery td5

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buying a 2nd hand discovery td5

Postby ejDankes1 » 26 Jul 2015 11:25

hi guys, I am new to this site and would like some feedback from you. I am planning to buy a 2nd hand :geek: discovery td5 but do not have a clue what to look out for. I see some cases injectors and punps could set you back 18K. please some tips with me

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Re: buying a 2nd hand discovery td5

Postby jakeslouw » 27 Jul 2015 07:33

The cylinder heads have an integral fuel rail. The heads are around R18k to replace.

Injectors are expensive and unique to that motor.

Basically take the vehicle to a good LR independent workshop before you buy it for a full health check.

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Re: buying a 2nd hand discovery td5

Postby jimattrill » 27 Feb 2016 10:25

Make sure the ABS is working properly. A new ABS pump will set you back about 30k or more.
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