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by spotter
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Chassis Repairs - MOT fail due to corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Chassis Repairs - MOT fail due to corrosion

even as an ex Defender owner I have never had a car with a hole in it before!
by spotter
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Chassis Repairs - MOT fail due to corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Chassis Repairs - MOT fail due to corrosion

Will have photos Monday morning hopefully. It is corroded through in the area where the seatbelt attachments are, not sure what exactly what that is - ladder chassis or the monocoque bit?
by spotter
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Chassis Repairs - MOT fail due to corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Chassis Repairs - MOT fail due to corrosion

Morning all I have posted this on the other side as well as a bit perturbed by it. Don't post much on here these days as the Discovery has been pretty well behaved for the last decade or so!! Big surprise on Friday that it failed its MOT due to corrosion! None of which has been picked up on previous...
by spotter
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Many things - Mostly Cold!
Replies: 18
Views: 6060

Re: Many things - Mostly Cold!

Having bumped into Countrywide I ought to update this........... :whistle: After several months of changing things the issue was the last component changed (obviously) - heater box. Back to full and glorious climate both hot and cold...... hadn't realised how bad it was!! now to get it booked in aga...
by spotter
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Many things - Mostly Cold!
Replies: 18
Views: 6060

Re: Many things - Mostly Cold!

Thanks chaps. Stu, don't have a part number yet so not sure exactly what it is and a surf on the internet throws up many different parts nominally with that title. I have asked them to recheck the connecters as I had issues with the washers, lights and FBH originally which I suspect was that. As I c...
by spotter
Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Many things - Mostly Cold!
Replies: 18
Views: 6060

Re: Many things - Mostly Cold!

Another update.....still unresolved........has been in the dealer again for over a week. Stepper Motors not at fault so next stop is a new climate control model. This appears to be a £900 part for my car? what exactly does it do anyone know?
by spotter
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Many things - Mostly Cold!
Replies: 18
Views: 6060

Re: Many things - Mostly Cold!

it is back in dealer tomorrow Andy so I will see. They only have it 2 days so not expecting anything to happen. Depending on what they say will be very interested in you plugging in when it is out! Thanks.
by spotter
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Many things - Mostly Cold!
Replies: 18
Views: 6060

Re: Many things - Mostly Cold!

...no further improvement yet; still cold with a smeary view out but with nice smelling headlamps!!

even tried talking nicely to it :whistle:
by spotter
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Many things - Mostly Cold!
Replies: 18
Views: 6060

Re: Many things - Mostly Cold!

there is that....... ;)

...the self mending has begun (I hope!) - headlamp washers are back working :roll:

who says cars don't have a sense of humour.........
by spotter
Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: The Tow Bar
Topic: XO DFNDR
Replies: 6
Views: 1939

Re: XO DFNDR

well it is a few years since I have been to the SAM.......

does it have a snorkel though?