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Jun 17 2018
24 February 2020 - 18:18

A little pixie has emerged.

She is throwing up a TPS fault and the gearbox is refusing to change gear below 2600rpm, the sport and manual modes don't work either..
I haven't looked on RAVE or the world wide net yet, however could they be linked?

Cheers H

24 February 2020 - 20:03

Gilbertd wrote:

So it's had a new set of LPG injectors and still runs like a bag of shite? That makes it even better, a Profess install that was never set up properly and has since had the injectors replaced so it won't be calibrated for them. Get it to Simon!

It was last service by PO..

It did indeed run like a sack of shit..

Personally defo rip off merchants, the wiring is a force to be reckoned with..

25 February 2020 - 22:55

Not bad at all

26 February 2020 - 18:59

Weirdly if the level is low, it will launch fluid out the dipstick tube...
It has happened to me on my Turbo 400..

The difference bwteen min and max is 250ml IIRC

27 July 2018 - 18:19

Thanks both..

28 February 2020 - 18:51

It is possible.

However a blocked filter can also cause the same issue..
A blocked vent tube is another..

27 July 2018 - 10:40

Hello Chaps..

Where about's is the engine identification number?

Cheers H

01 March 2020 - 15:48

Next week will be judgement day, whether she passes or fails..

Known faults are...

ABS TC light are intermittent, i believe it is because of a lack of pressure in the ABS system, i will try and leave the pump to run till' it cuts on the day..

Gearbox fault is another the Sport and manual modes don't work and it won't change below 2500rpm so i need to look into that.

Cold start idle is all over the shop, ok when hot..

Exhaust is rough..

etc etc

we'll see!!


04 December 2019 - 18:27

M62TU in the L322 is hard enough to get running right lol

Locking the Cams is possible, I've used a grub screw on a cheap L322, just drilled into the unit and locked it..

She ran ok.

An M62 without Vanos is pretty sedate, on par with my 4.6 i'd say.

04 December 2019 - 20:36

Around 280hp yes not too much more than the Thor V8.

The Rover V8's torque comes in rather low down whereas the M62 sees over 3k before any real progress can be made.

06 December 2019 - 19:39

Hiya Gents.

I've noticed the seat in my P38 tends to rock back and forth when accelerating and braking.

Which is a tad irritating..

Also the issue only arises when the seat it fully back, if it is further forward on the rails it's fine, at 6'6 having the seat close to the dash really isn't practical, having my knees touching the dash really isn't comfy,

Would getting a pair of pliers on the rails and giving them a squeeze help?

Or is there a bolt that can be tightened?!


Anyone else have this issue?


13 August 2018 - 15:50

I've been pouring through some lesser forums ;)

And there are quite a few engine upgrades available.

Mustang Injectors which i think are Bosch Gen III units.

Tornado Chips

Cylinder head porting/polishing

And High lift cams

Are the above upgrades worthwhile?

People have said 300hp is possible with a healthy engine..

They've also said Fuel economy has improved slightly..

Is this to be believed or is it all hearsay?


13 August 2018 - 18:02

She's on the original engine!


I'm not looking at tailing racing cars in my Range Rover lol

Just aiming to give her slightly more grunt. :)

I plan on doing a top end refresh in the future hence the heads and cam queries, just wondering whether its worth "upgrading" while it's apart..


05 March 2020 - 18:27


Getting this thing ready for an MOT the dreaded "gearbox fault" pops up on the dash and i lose the lights in the gearshift, sport has disappeared and the gear notification in the dash has disappeared..

It changes gear but at over 2500rpm instead of the usual 1700 and it doesn't kick down..

Any ideas gents?

05 March 2020 - 18:34

Worth noting it has a TPS fault, would this be a contributing factor?

06 March 2020 - 17:03

Mine sat for 2 years on its bump stops and rose immediately once started!

Guess it depends on the state of your EAS system..

As for the bags they move around to some great degree when driving so i don't think having them deflate/inflate will damage them..

06 March 2020 - 17:12

My tires only went flat on the bottom



06 March 2020 - 19:26

Mine has been sat for 4 weeks in Wade mode and hasn't dropped an inch.

Which is nice!

08 March 2020 - 19:08

found the issue..

some muppet "me" had forgotten to connect the TPS when i was last fiddling with the Throttle body...


Simple eh!



Thanks Richard..

08 March 2020 - 20:26

Interesting post this welcome to the PUB!!

I bought mine because i fancied one, still love it!!

As above they're just as if not more capable than most 4x4's and IMO the last RR with the country set look, modern LR's are curb crawlers!