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  1. I have made a 3d file for the Dog guard brackets. I have uploaded them to Shapeways for those who dont have a 3d printer https://www.shapeways.com/product/6UHX8P4A8/discovery-2-dog-guard-grab-handle-brackets?optionId=177253047&li=shops Otherwise the files are attached here for anyone to use. Use is entirely at your own risk. Please make sure you use a suitable material. Cheers Matt Discovery 2 dog guard Grab Handle Bracket LEFT.stl Discovery 2 dog guard Grab Handle Bracket RIGHT.stl
  2. So here's my dog solution. Bought a proper dog guard from britpart and then cut up an old universal guard and used a post that came from a Tesco delivery van racking system. A couple of u bolts to clamp it all together and it works well. Simoncsk have you got any links or pictures of your radio install?
  3. Cheers guys. I found this as a radio upgrade option https://gromaudio.co.uk/partfinder/product/list/?make=Landrover&model=Discovery&year=2000-2004 Those dog crate option are quite good, cheers Matt
  4. Ive just been looking at these as well and was about to ask the same question.
  5. So this week my 109 that I have owned since 2002 was packed off to a new owner and I bought a 2004 landmark disco. It's pretty tidy but I'm not going to be able to not tinker. First on the list are new mudguard brackets (Probably yrm). I also want to split the load bay for travelling with dog and luggage. I've seen good systems for D3 but not D2. Any ideas? Also wondering about swapping out the stereo for something more modern. Is this straightforward or not? Anything else I should be considering? Cheers
  6. Cheers guys. It's the first gearbox issue I've had in 16 years so bit worried that other bits might decide to give up once it's messed with. Does the lt77 make a big difference?
  7. My gearbox got stuck in 4th last week. Thankfully not too far from home but it was still recovery truck time. As the day was written off I stripped the cab out to get to the top of the box hoping it was something simple. It wasn't. Local mechanic has advised that it's got to come out to be fixed so the question is what to do? It's a standard 4 speed series box and transfer box with overdrive behind a 200tdi discovery engine in a '79 109. Options seem to be: Fix it £? Replace with recon £700 ish or £1500 ish if I do transfer as well Upgrade to lt77 or r380 usi
  8. Morning everyone. Its been a long time since I posted as house renovation has totally outstripped any landy tinkering, but I cant ignore the battery any longer. Google tells me i should be putting a 069 battery in. Its in a 109 so the battery is under the passenger seat and I have a split charge and second battery in there as well. What do I fit and wheres the cheapest place to get it? Cheers
  9. http://www.thermoking.com/global/en.html
  10. Yesterday our work 110 lost resistance in the clutch pedal. It became difficult to get into gear but the clutch still works. We headed straight to a local garage (not a landy specialist) who said they can look at it monday. They explained that it could be the dual mass flywheel giving up or it may just need adjustment, but theyll look at it and sort it. As its a work vehicle we just need it done quickly and properly, but a bit of googling seems to say that it doesn't have a dual mass flywheel. Can someone please point us in the right direction as to what might be wrong and what are the co
  11. I often found the parts manual more helpful than the workshop manual for showing where bits went, but both are well worth getting.
  12. If you could that would be very helpful. I'm sure the gutters are the same but the last thing i want is to get some and it not be right.
  13. Cheers. Theyre still a bit spendy for me at present. I might have to look at bars instead. Lots of sites say stuff only fits defenders but surely the fitting is the same on both series and defender. Are they just covering their asses or am I missing something?
  14. I'm currently doing up my house and want to be able to get sheet materials/long pieces etc but the 109 is limited for bigger stuff. Ideally I want something big enough to get 8x4 sheets on. Anyone have any recommendations on what is the best thing to fit for the job? Cheers Matt
  15. Thats actually one of the best ones Ive seen. No one seems able to get the headlights correct. Good job. As simonr said with a few specialist bricks it could be excellent; give the wingtops a curved corner, get the hard top fitting nicely and possibly adjust the windscreen a bit. I also love that its a separate chassis. Have you got instructions made up for all of us?
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