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    Back in one of the first post's I made, I said that the temperature gauge in my Discovery was not working. So my first port of call was to check the connections to the sender unit, but these turned out…

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    Continuing on with the basic servicing of the Range Rover, after last weeks air filter change and pollen filter change, its time to take a look at the fuel filter. Fuel filters don't cost a lot, but do the important…

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    Following the purchase of the 200Tdi engine a few weeks back, work has been progressing on the engine to prepare it to be fitted to the 110. My dad has been painstaking cleaning the engine to get rid of all…

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