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Old 10-22-2005, 11:01   #1 (permalink)
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turbo hits fender

I try to mount a 200TDI engine complete with coupling and gearboxes from a
disco I into a 1985 model 90" but the turbo hits the fender.
I do not have a parts manual from the later defenders. Could part #107046
(ERR678) the manifold from a later defender with a 200TDI engine be the
answer to my problem ? Did I get the part number right ?

Thanks

Jerry


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Old 10-22-2005, 12:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: turbo hits fender

The problem that you are having is that the discovery Tdi has a low
mounted turbo whereas the defender one is mounted high up. I guess a
different manifold would work but if my memory serves me right the
alternator is up high aswell where as it is low down on the defender.
Can the wing (fender) be er, modified?

Dave

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Old 10-23-2005, 03:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: turbo hits fender

In message <24db4$435a7ac8$d47fb97d$7513@cache20.multikabel.net>,
Cobra1736 <g.pathuis@quicknet.nl> writes
>I try to mount a 200TDI engine complete with coupling and gearboxes from a
>disco I into a 1985 model 90" but the turbo hits the fender.
>I do not have a parts manual from the later defenders. Could part #107046
>(ERR678) the manifold from a later defender with a 200TDI engine be the
>answer to my problem ? Did I get the part number right ?



NO

Swapping the manifolds will not solve your problem 100%. The front cover
on a discovery engine prevents the air intake from lining up.

The easiest option but not the best is to cut the footwell (Fender) to
make the engine fit.

You will also find that the gear lever will be in the wrong place is
using a Disco 1 gearbox.
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Marc Draper
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Old 10-23-2005, 03:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: turbo hits fender

Marc,

If a modification of the footwell if not the best solution to the problem
what do you advice.

The 200TDI gear lever is sitting approx 110 mm backwards but the original
lever is bent backwards the result is that the gear knob is sitting in the
same place. Do i get away with this set up.

Jerry


"Marc Draper" <marc@mdeng.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
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> In message <24db4$435a7ac8$d47fb97d$7513@cache20.multikabel.net>,
> Cobra1736 <g.pathuis@quicknet.nl> writes
>>I try to mount a 200TDI engine complete with coupling and gearboxes from a
>>disco I into a 1985 model 90" but the turbo hits the fender.
>>I do not have a parts manual from the later defenders. Could part #107046
>>(ERR678) the manifold from a later defender with a 200TDI engine be the
>>answer to my problem ? Did I get the part number right ?

>
>
> NO
>
> Swapping the manifolds will not solve your problem 100%. The front cover
> on a discovery engine prevents the air intake from lining up.
>
> The easiest option but not the best is to cut the footwell (Fender) to
> make the engine fit.
>
> You will also find that the gear lever will be in the wrong place is using
> a Disco 1 gearbox.
> --
> Marc Draper



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Old 10-23-2005, 10:02   #5 (permalink)
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Re: turbo hits fender

In message <832bc$435b58cb$d47fb97d$3764@cache20.multikabel.net>,
Cobra1736 <g.pathuis@quicknet.nl> writes
>Marc,
>
>If a modification of the footwell if not the best solution to the problem
>what do you advice.
>
>The 200TDI gear lever is sitting approx 110 mm backwards but the original
>lever is bent backwards the result is that the gear knob is sitting in the
>same place. Do i get away with this set up.





The best solution is to use the front cover and ancillarys of a 200tdi
Defender engine, but they are not as easy to get hold of as the disco
ones.

The gear lever issue is up you. Does it clear the seat box OK ? As you
have probably noticed the gear lever and transfer lever swap positions
between Defender and Disco. And it is not a simple case of swapping the
top covers over as the internals are different.
--
Marc
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Old 10-23-2005, 11:02   #6 (permalink)
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Re: turbo hits fender

Marc,

Thanks for the info i will a second look at is.

Jerry

"Marc Draper" <marc@mdeng.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
news:etdVqbBnY7WDFw3p@mdeng.demon.co.uk...
> In message <832bc$435b58cb$d47fb97d$3764@cache20.multikabel.net>,
> Cobra1736 <g.pathuis@quicknet.nl> writes
>>Marc,
>>
>>If a modification of the footwell if not the best solution to the problem
>>what do you advice.
>>
>>The 200TDI gear lever is sitting approx 110 mm backwards but the original
>>lever is bent backwards the result is that the gear knob is sitting in the
>>same place. Do i get away with this set up.

>
>
>
>
> The best solution is to use the front cover and ancillarys of a 200tdi
> Defender engine, but they are not as easy to get hold of as the disco
> ones.
>
> The gear lever issue is up you. Does it clear the seat box OK ? As you
> have probably noticed the gear lever and transfer lever swap positions
> between Defender and Disco. And it is not a simple case of swapping the
> top covers over as the internals are different.
> --
> Marc



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