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24 June 2020 - 11:52

I'm Mike and I don't have an RR but a 2001 Disco 2 V8.
I joined the forum to share and gain knowledge from other V8 owners.

I hope all are doing well during these crazy times. Ta!

-Mike

24 June 2020 - 12:21

I'm located nearer to Lakenheath.

24 June 2020 - 11:57

Cheers Gilbert! It's good to know I am not the only Disco owner on here.
I recently cleaned out my valve covers to add new Fel-Pro VS50789R gaskets.
before

after

07 July 2020 - 14:16

Welcome to the forum!

26 June 2020 - 12:01

Thanks all for the welcome!

@romanrob … I bought a bottle of LA’s Totally Awesome cleaner online. I poured it into the covers, let it sit for 20 minutes then scrubbed it out with a stiff bristle brush. I could have used oven cleaner but I don't want to mess up the aluminum.

As for the uploaded pictures… do you mean like this? :-)
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I used the "Image" button above the reply box and added the website address for my stored picture.

10 July 2020 - 13:28

Gilbertd wrote:

Maybe because yours is NAS spec but what's the pipe stuck in the red bit next to the PCV? On a UK car that is normally blanked off or is that part of the mod?

That vacuum line is for the brake servo as someone else mentioned.
There is also the 3rd mini vacuum line is for Secondary Air Injection (SAI) system for emission control on the Bosch engine. From what I've read, LR installed it on P38s and Disco 2s that were sold in California and I think in Japan.

Be lucky that SAI is not on Land Rovers over here in the UK. It is a PAIN to troubleshoot with the extra vacuum tubing, and extra electrics.

BrianH wrote:

Mine has it, I know that from losing the red clip previously and having issues locating a replacement as its not on the parts list.

Look up Saab nipple bushing 9mm ID #55557389 or #9179318. I had to replace mine a month ago. The Saab part is way cheaper than LR and it has the same dimensions. I punched it out from inside of the manifold with a 3/8” drive long extension and a 3/8” to 1/4” adapter at the tip.

08 July 2020 - 14:19

Reviving an old post for some upgrades for my 4.0L Thor.
Just throwing it out there since I've done the PCV mod and I'm going to install the Bosch -787 injectors...

  • Injectors:
    Bosch injectors for a Thor

  • Oil separator PCV replacement:
    Metal PCV; Fram part #FV308, #V288, NAPA #CRB29380, Sankei #KP111, Purolator #PV1027, or Beck Arnley #045-0264
    Totally remove black plastic oil separator in RH valve cover and remove black plastic barb valve in intake manifold. Replace with metal PCV.
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  • High Performance 40KV Coil Pack (stock coil packs are 20KV):
    Davis Unified Ignition (DUI) Sultans Of Spark (SOS) part #55850, #DUI-55850, or #314-55850