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  1. I knew the headlights had to be on, didn't realise it was on full beam only? Thanks for the heads up, I'll try them again tomorrow....
  2. ok, found a later manual on-line and located the relay under the bonnet in front of the decker panel, passenger side. New relay ordered for a tenner so I'll give that a try. Now to locate a new relay for the internal lights and heated screen....
  3. Hi all, 1992 Classic hard dash SE. I'm trying to sort out some issues with the electrics. I'm trying to get the headlamp washers to work. I've got main washers, rear tailgate washer but not head lamp washers working. I've check on the fuse board on the dash (row B fuse #6 - getting power and fuse ok). If I connect pump directly to the battery then it runs and pumps ok. So I'm assuming it's a relay issue. Trouble is that the wiring colours under the dash to the relay blocks don't match any of the colours mentioned in the 1991 factory workshop manual I've got. Does anyone have a diagram for 1992 please? I think I've also got issues with the interior lights and heated screen, again I think its relay issues as all fused etc. ok but again can't identify the correct relay slots. thanks in advance Darren
  4. thanks. I looked in my paper parts manual and couldn't se them mentioned at all......hence checking with you guys....Best get a couple ordered.
  5. Range Rover Classic 1992 with ABS. Just replacing a swivel seal and I've noticed that the bolt that acts as the steering lock stop has bent. Should these axles have striker plates on them as per part number TAU100170? Or does the bolt head just hit the swivel flange, as I've noticed it's starting to damage that? thanks Darren
  6. Thanks. Yes I did. The irony is that the original coil (I think Bosch) and dizzy amp were ok, the new one was given to me so it just got swapped out as part of the elimination thing, and actually caused a bigger problem in the first place. Saving up some money, considering mega jolt now!
  7. Just to close this topic off, it went into the 4x4 Specialist, they found that the malfunctioning amp caused the coil to get fried. The amp was a new Lucas one....
  8. Sorry FridgeFreezer, getting confused..... I was going to go for the trigger wheel. with coil pack setup, leave the dizzy in for now just for the pump drive.....
  9. Nige, I'm not 100% sure what the difference is too be honest. I was looking at one of the trigger-wheels kits - my understanding is that the dizzy stays in to drive the oil pump, unless I replace it with the stumpy version. A mate has a kit for sale, so probably have that off him - not sure if its one of your kits but he's had a few bits off you in the past.....My engine is the 3.9 multi belt....1992 hard dash rangie....
  10. Thanks Bowie, so you reckon MegaJolt would be a good way to go to avoid these issue in future?
  11. Guys, The rough idle has been sorted by the 4x4 specialist. I was just asking everyone's opinion on whether or not to go MegaJolt or RPI ignition amp as an upgrade?
  12. Hi Bowie, I will check but I believe the 4x4 specialist has sorted all that, as they said they've got it running a lot better now. the only issue re the coil was that the Lucus replacement they put on it (hey supplied the original one that failed and very kindly replaced it under warranty) is that the new one was getting very hot as well. So I think the other issues to do with rough running has been sorted by them....
  13. Hi Guys, Follow on from last thread, took the truck out on New Years Day Laning and the coil fried itself. Anyway took it on the chin and had it recovered to the local 4x4 specialist I get my parts from to let them have a look. It turns out that the new Lucus coil and the new Lucas dizzy amp are both fried, so on with a new amp and a Bosch coil, plus they've set the base idle properly.... Anyway this now leads me to the next question, if the engine is running ok I'm considering going LPG, if not then I'll leave it as is for now. But on the ignition side I'm seriously considering either the RPI Ignition Amp upgrade or megajolt. RPI are about an our away from Cambridge where I'm based. Trigger-Wheels you do the megajolt kit just up the road in Ely. Obviously mega-jolt is about twice the price, I'm looking or a really easy DIY setup and currently not considering MegaSquirt, as it's just a landing vehicle I'm looking for decent MPG and reliability, rather than power. What would you go for? thanks Darren
  14. Ok will do. The T piece is the genuine one with the brass restrictor in it. I've got another new on so may try swapping those over......thanks again for the help. I'm also going to do a compression test as someone on another forum suggested that he cam could be knackered......
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