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"Nige" <nigel.inceBUGGEROFF@btinternet.com> wrote:
> I'm noticing a bit of black smoke on heavy load, not mega amounts but I can see it. I think (Mark may
> have mentioned it too) it's caused by over fuelling, there's no oil smoke at all.
> How easy is it to sort?
> It's done 234k BTW!!
As hinted at in the other replies, it's not a major problem by the
sound of it, but it may be worth having a diesel specialist set it up
as getting it just right is a bit of a black art, too much fuel and
it smokes and too little and it goes gutless.
> Another one, I now have all the bits I need to do the springs/dampers etc, looking on an exploded diagram
> on the front springs there is a lower coil seat, is this likely to be shagged or is it metal etc?? The LR
> is at work at the minute so I can't look & don't want to get half way through to find I have to leave it
> on my drive for a week in order to obtain bits!
There's no way of telling without looking really.
> Do I have to prime the dampers at all? I know the steering damper needs priming.
Yes! The instructions are on the boxes. Not priming them can give some
very interesting handling charecteristics.....
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