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  Topic: Air con
50Def

Replies: 5
Views: 668

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:22 pm   Subject: Air con
There is a thermostat control on the RHS of the fan speed switch. Turn it fully clockwise for full cold. The thermostat sends a signal to the ECU that then (if the engine is not overheating) sends p ...
  Topic: Fuel tank pressurising - Possible Causes
50Def

Replies: 12
Views: 1108

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:10 pm   Subject: Fuel tank pressurising - Possible Causes
My Defender 50th does the same as does my V8i Discovery. I have always assumed its normal. Both cars run fine.
  Topic: Choices Choices...
50Def

Replies: 2
Views: 680

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:24 pm   Subject: Choices Choices...
My experience of poly bushes is that they wear the arms. So if replacing them in the future then standard bushes will be too loose and not work and you have to replace the arms. And even if you repl ...
  Topic: 50th Radiator
50Def

Replies: 0
Views: 770

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:47 am   Subject: 50th Radiator
I have a radiator fitted with BTP2603 fitting in my 50th. When I look at the tubes in the radiator from the engine side I can see that one line of tubes is not fitted. So at the tanks on the side yo ...
  Topic: Air Temperature Sensor
50Def

Replies: 0
Views: 609

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:39 am   Subject: Air Temperature Sensor
Hi

I have an overheating issue. The temp gauge does not go above half but the OBD reading for engine temp can go over 100degrees when in traffic.

I am wondering if its the air temperature senso ...
  Topic: Cold Start Issues: Vacuum and Sensors?
50Def

Replies: 6
Views: 1073

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:26 am   Subject: Cold Start Issues: Vacuum and Sensors?
I use thermostat ETC4765. Is that an 88Degree or 74Degree. If not what is the part number for 74Degree and what is the advantage of a lower thermostat? Also what temperature is the engine designed ...
  Topic: Coil Pack
50Def

Replies: 3
Views: 468

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:39 pm   Subject: Coil Pack
No issue with going Genuine when I can stomach the cost.

But in this case was looking at the coil packs recently and saw there were OEM versions available - has anyone used the OEM versions and wha ...
  Topic: Mantec Spare Swing away
50Def

Replies: 5
Views: 629

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:48 am   Subject: Mantec Spare Swing away
You mean that you can't open the door? Does the handle operate normally but the door does not move because the carrier is not moving?

If thats the case then I guess the carrier piston or hinges ar ...
  Topic: Overheating 50th
50Def

Replies: 5
Views: 643

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:09 am   Subject: Overheating 50th
The aircon electric fan does appear to function correctly.

How do you test a viscous? All I can do is when the engine is hot to rev it to about 2000rpm and then the viscous will lock up and move a ...
  Topic: Overheating 50th
50Def

Replies: 5
Views: 643

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:39 am   Subject: Overheating 50th
I have the standard grill and an A Bar with LR Safari 5000 spotlights. But as the vehicle is stationary I can't see that the spots will have much affect on air flow.
  Topic: Overheating 50th
50Def

Replies: 5
Views: 643

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:47 am   Subject: Overheating 50th
I have a Defender 50th from Japan. As far as I can work out its the same as the UK ones apart from the colour.

I brought it as accident damaged and rebuilt it. I have a OBD tool that monitors the ...
  Topic: GB287 new owner
50Def

Replies: 5
Views: 870

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:40 am   Subject: GB287 new owner
Looking at your other cars its easy to see why you say the 50th is not quick! Mine is also not as quick as I expected and has about the same performance as by Discovery 1 V8. But, as you say, compar ...
  Topic: Brakes
50Def

Replies: 6
Views: 887

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:27 pm   Subject: Brakes
My understanding that drilled and grooved disks are to help the disk cool to prevent brake fade? Is that correct?

Have you ever had brake fade?

The vented disks on your Defender 90 are the same ...
  Topic: Help Keys stolen need a new Ignition barrel / steering lock
50Def

Replies: 9
Views: 1518

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 5:56 am   Subject: Help Keys stolen need a new Ignition barrel / steering lock
I believe that 433 is uk and 315 is Japan?
  Topic: Help Keys stolen need a new Ignition barrel / steering lock
50Def

Replies: 9
Views: 1518

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:54 am   Subject: Help Keys stolen need a new Ignition barrel / steering lock
I think the part number is QRF100860 but is coming up as obsolete.

I lost the keys to my 50th and dismantled the switch and adjusted the barrel so that a new key worked. This did mean that the o ...
 
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