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    Engine Oil leak(s) - where to start (300tdi)

    The originals were fibre type which I always found split, the replacement type now I think are metal composite? It’s a few years since I’ve had a 300tdi now.
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    Engine Oil leak(s) - where to start (300tdi)

    Every 300tdi I have owned (over 20 of them over the years) has come to me with the original type intake / exhaust gasket split as mentioned above. They always split on the intake part causing the oily mess. I change the intake gasket, rocker gasket, leak off pipes and breather pipe on each 300tdi I have as a matter of course. Also check the injector pipes are tight as often found a loose one weeping very slightly. Also the only way to get a truly leak free cyclonic breather is to fit an Allisport one - I’ve changed o rings and tried additional sealer on them plenty of times in the past but the plastic always distorts when bolted up and they start leaking again. Only since I have fitted an Allisport breather a year or two ago has my 300tdi top end been absolutely leak free.
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    Clutch Info help !

    Technically that is wrong - it will only fit td5s and pumas that came without the spring fitted. Pre 300tdi used a different pedal box without the cutout for the springs.
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    Clutch Info help !

    I had an 04 td5 that didn’t have it, yet a 56 td5 and 08 Puma it had returned. But all 300tdis had it as standard.
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    Land rover key blanks

    They are available aftermarket - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/REPLACEMENT-NEW-LAND-ROVER-DEFENDER-TRANSPONDER-KEY-BLADE-LF10-1-1/142498314459?epid=1588467542&hash=item212d8fb8db:g:kK0AAOSwu1xZzBeR
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    Vent seals

    If anyone is replacing their vent flap foams, avoid Genuine Land Rover ones! I fitted a new pair to td5 3 months ago, they were a terrible fit and the adhesive between the foam and the adhesive strip failed on both of them. I’vejust bought and fitted a set from Britpart and amazingly they fit the vent flaps perfectly and appear to be far better than the genuine items.
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    Larger transfer box sump

    Roamerdrive have obviously not seen the underside of a Tdci then!
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    Larger transfer box sump

    They were changed to flanged bolts for above reason.
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    Larger transfer box sump

    BTW the LT230 should have flanged bolts not bolts with washers - the bolts are designed to seal against the face to prevent oil weeps
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    Larger transfer box sump

    Mine used to get really hot in the summer on motorway after an hour or two - Allisported 300tdi with disco transfer box on a 90, the above sump did make a difference to the heat coming through the handbrake gaiter - I drove non stop to Scotland from Taunton last summer prior to fitting it and it was like a hair dryer on my leg I've got a TDCi now and the cooler doesn't fit but it doesn't seem to get as hot for some reason
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    Clunky gearbox

    If it’s a 90, fit a pair of 300tdi rear halfshafts - that will probably cure half the clunk. The other half is likely to be the adaptor shaft as above. I have the Ashcroft adaptor kit but haven’t ever got round to fitting it to my TDCI yet!
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    Floppy Gearshift, Getting Into Gear Hit and Miss

    The transfer box will most probably be an easy fix you can do yourself, they are basic and easy to work on.
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    Floppy Gearshift, Getting Into Gear Hit and Miss

    Jim, it’s not a stop on the shaft, it’s the adaptor I mentioned earlier which has been used to convert a disco short shift rail into a defender long shift rail. Not really a problem but one more part to potentially come loose! (My puma suffered the same problem, completely different gearbox but shift yoke came undone like yours)
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    Floppy Gearshift, Getting Into Gear Hit and Miss

    Are Ashcroft now supplying discovery r380s with their shift rail adaptor rather than proper defender r380 boxes?
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    Sheilder bulkheads

    I bought four genuine td5 bulkheads from the last batch land rover made in early 2016, for around the same price. Despite some ridicule at spending £4000 on them they have proved a good investment as I have sold two of them recently for £2000 each!
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