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Old 04-03-2005, 12:02   #1 (permalink)
Robbiedoo
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I miss my Disco

I Traded my '94 Disco 300 TDi a while ago and now regret it. (Big Time!)

I am now considering a 1998 Range Rover 4.0 SE Auto with LPG. I'm sure i'll
get some negative advice as well as positive so come on, what do I look out
for? What's good, what's bad? Should I look for another Disco instead?

Rob



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Old 04-03-2005, 17:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco


"Robbiedoo" <robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> wrote in message
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>I Traded my '94 Disco 300 TDi a while ago and now regret it. (Big Time!)
>
> I am now considering a 1998 Range Rover 4.0 SE Auto with LPG. I'm sure
> i'll
> get some negative advice as well as positive so come on, what do I look
> out
> for? What's good, what's bad? Should I look for another Disco instead?
>
> Rob
>
>
>

I'd consider buying one without LPG & getting it converted yourself.
There are some very poor conversions about, as I'm fast finding out to my
cost!!

I've had one two weeks now, Only had the A/C to fix. As well as LPG.. not
yet sorted

Ged


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Old 04-03-2005, 23:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

So do I. It has been away for three weeks now gettings its second egine
rebuild in six months!

Regards
Stephen


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Old 04-04-2005, 05:01   #4 (permalink)
Mark
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Re: I miss my Disco

fanie wrote:
> So do I. It has been away for three weeks now gettings its second egine
> rebuild in six months!
>
> Regards
> Stephen
>
>

Er, 2nd in 6 months, who did the first one?

:0)

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Old 04-04-2005, 13:02   #5 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

Bought my 96 ES V8i off Ebay for 4300 ready converted and it has not missed
a beat!!

I would definitely get a disco over a RR due to the slipped liner problem
being much less prone to happen on a 3.9 than any other due to the ECU fuel
mapping.

I also have a 300Tdi but that's for sale now due to me never driving it -
the sound of the V8 through a custom built stainless exhaust sounds
fantastic - and at 28 - 30 Mpg eqiuiv its cheap


"Robbiedoo" <robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> wrote in message
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>I Traded my '94 Disco 300 TDi a while ago and now regret it. (Big Time!)
>
> I am now considering a 1998 Range Rover 4.0 SE Auto with LPG. I'm sure
> i'll
> get some negative advice as well as positive so come on, what do I look
> out
> for? What's good, what's bad? Should I look for another Disco instead?
>
> Rob
>
>
>



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Old 04-06-2005, 01:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

Thanks Ged

I'm looking at one that's ready converted, sounds like I need to know who by
and then check them out. Hope you get yours sorted soon.

Rob

"Ged" <gerald.bishop@DONTSENDSPAMbtinternet.com> wrote in message
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> "Robbiedoo" <robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> wrote in message
> news:KEW3e.4561$Br.3@newsfe2-win.ntli.net...
>>I Traded my '94 Disco 300 TDi a while ago and now regret it. (Big Time!)
>>
>> I am now considering a 1998 Range Rover 4.0 SE Auto with LPG. I'm sure
>> i'll
>> get some negative advice as well as positive so come on, what do I look
>> out
>> for? What's good, what's bad? Should I look for another Disco instead?
>>
>> Rob
>>
>>
>>

> I'd consider buying one without LPG & getting it converted yourself.
> There are some very poor conversions about, as I'm fast finding out to my
> cost!!
>
> I've had one two weeks now, Only had the A/C to fix. As well as LPG.. not
> yet sorted
>
> Ged
>



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Old 04-06-2005, 02:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

Thanks Staffbull

Actually I prefer the RR so I'll take a look and see but you have worried me
a little with this slipped liner business. I suppose there's no pattern to
it, nor can you tell when it is likely to happen or better still prevent it?

Rob


"StaffBull" <StaffBull@spamtrap.staffbull.net> wrote in message
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> Bought my 96 ES V8i off Ebay for 4300 ready converted and it has not
> missed a beat!!
>
> I would definitely get a disco over a RR due to the slipped liner problem
> being much less prone to happen on a 3.9 than any other due to the ECU
> fuel mapping.
>
> I also have a 300Tdi but that's for sale now due to me never driving it -
> the sound of the V8 through a custom built stainless exhaust sounds
> fantastic - and at 28 - 30 Mpg eqiuiv its cheap
>
>
> "Robbiedoo" <robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> wrote in message
> news:KEW3e.4561$Br.3@newsfe2-win.ntli.net...
>>I Traded my '94 Disco 300 TDi a while ago and now regret it. (Big Time!)
>>
>> I am now considering a 1998 Range Rover 4.0 SE Auto with LPG. I'm sure
>> i'll
>> get some negative advice as well as positive so come on, what do I look
>> out
>> for? What's good, what's bad? Should I look for another Disco instead?
>>
>> Rob
>>
>>
>>

>
>



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Old 04-06-2005, 02:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

On or around Wed, 06 Apr 2005 07:49:37 GMT, "Robbiedoo"
<robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> enlightened us thusly:

>Thanks Staffbull
>
>Actually I prefer the RR so I'll take a look and see but you have worried me
>a little with this slipped liner business. I suppose there's no pattern to
>it, nor can you tell when it is likely to happen or better still prevent it?


bigger engines are more prone, ISTR. 3.9 less likely than 4.6, style of
fing.

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Good wine, a friend, or being dry, Or lest we should be by and by;
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Old 04-06-2005, 04:01   #9 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 09:43:21 +0100, Austin Shackles
<austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote:

>On or around Wed, 06 Apr 2005 07:49:37 GMT, "Robbiedoo"
><robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> enlightened us thusly:
>
>>Thanks Staffbull
>>
>>Actually I prefer the RR so I'll take a look and see but you have worried me
>>a little with this slipped liner business. I suppose there's no pattern to
>>it, nor can you tell when it is likely to happen or better still prevent it?

>
>bigger engines are more prone, ISTR. 3.9 less likely than 4.6, style of
>fing.


If the disco's are less prone than the rr's then can the rr ecu be
changed for or altered to similar to, the disco ecu? thus solving the
problem.


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Old 04-06-2005, 04:01   #10 (permalink)
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Re: I miss my Disco

On or around Wed, 06 Apr 2005 11:17:11 +0100, MVP
<mr.nice@*nospam*softhome.net> enlightened us thusly:

>On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 09:43:21 +0100, Austin Shackles
><austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote:
>
>>On or around Wed, 06 Apr 2005 07:49:37 GMT, "Robbiedoo"
>><robDOTdaniels@lineone.net> enlightened us thusly:
>>
>>>Thanks Staffbull
>>>
>>>Actually I prefer the RR so I'll take a look and see but you have worried me
>>>a little with this slipped liner business. I suppose there's no pattern to
>>>it, nor can you tell when it is likely to happen or better still prevent it?

>>
>>bigger engines are more prone, ISTR. 3.9 less likely than 4.6, style of
>>fing.

>
>If the disco's are less prone than the rr's then can the rr ecu be
>changed for or altered to similar to, the disco ecu? thus solving the
>problem.


that's a good point, and I don't know the answer. The system is nominally
the same, AFAIK. 'course, the problem may be to do with other aspects like
cooling - I know Sister's BF had loads of problems with cooling on his 3.9
RR, which he solved eventually by removing the aircon radiator - presumably,
though, that disables the aircon.
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