Myrtle :: 2001 Land Rover Discovery II SE

JUKE179r

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I confirmed today my Foxwell NT510 can change the old stored VIN on my SRD500070 SLABS unit to my own NAS SALTY VIN.
I couldn’t do that with my Nanocom.
 

JUKE179r

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Added a 17" 75lbs prop shaft to the hood/bonnet.
I’m going to add the second gas prop to the opposite side for more stability.



I replaced the stock wussy RH horn with a louder 130db horn. Very easy to do since I reused the original mount hole for the new horn.
Old vs. new...


Mounts perfectly...
 

JUKE179r

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I redid my dodgy negative battery cable to my battery shut off switch.
Went from a 8AWG to a shorter length and thicker 0AWG with my hydraulic crimper and added a military grade negative post clamp.
It’s been raining so I’ll finish up tomorrow.
 
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JUKE179r

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I cut off another 1.5” of the newly constructed negative battery cable so it will fit better to the battery disconnect switch.



Next up is to install the CARRS4x4 air intake tube since my original tube is nackered...
 

JUKE179r

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Since it semi cleared up today from rain, I finally installed the CARRS4x4 intake tube.
Extremely easy to replace. The only irritating part I found was removing the old worn foam adhesive from my intake fender elbow. I found it easier to soak it in hot water with a dash of dish wash soap. I rubbed away the old foam, dried it with a paper towel and added the beefier red gasket.
It looks great and I’m finally rid of the torn apart rats nest. Lol







I’ve been wanting to replace both stripped plastic nuts that hold the fender elbow in place. I might replace it with nutserts and bolts when I break down and get a nutsert kit.
 

JUKE179r

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Today from inside my warm house I looked at Myrtle with disgust parked in my car port.
For the past month she's had electrical problems popping fuse F2 in the V8 engine bay with 11 fault codes. I have been troubleshooting but I can't pinpoint the problem.
It's time to turn it over to a professional to sort out.
 

Deodra

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Today from inside my warm house I looked at Myrtle with disgust parked in my car port.
For the past month she's had electrical problems popping fuse F2 in the V8 engine bay with 11 fault codes. I have been troubleshooting but I can't pinpoint the problem.
It's time to turn it over to a professional to sort out.
Crap! I hope it gets sorted soon!
 

JUKE179r

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Got the engine’s 15A F2 fuse popping sorted. It was the purge valve solenoid!

Today I did my 5K mile Air filter, engine oil filter and oil change.
I finally got to check the magnetic oil sump plug I installed on my last oil change. It had a little bit of sludge (my 2020 word of the year. Lol) at the magnetic end of it but I didn’t feel any solid metal chunks in the sludge.