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  Topic: Gaydon Land Rover Show 12 - 13th May 2018
gilmore

Replies: 8
Views: 639

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:43 pm   Subject: Gaydon Land Rover Show 12 - 13th May 2018
Iím plannng to attend
Cheers
Rob
  Topic: How Many Left?
gilmore

Replies: 5
Views: 339

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:19 pm   Subject: How Many Left?
Found an interesting website showing how many of each type of vehicle is left registered and SORN:
https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/vehicle/land_rover_defender_50_v8_auto

It does also show a mysterio ...
  Topic: Fast Idle?
gilmore

Replies: 4
Views: 778

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:59 am   Subject: Fast Idle?
I'm posting this update in case anyone has a similar problem in future.
The root cause of the fast idling when warm was the throttle potentiometer. Swapped it out and the idling issue went away immed ...
  Topic: Throttle potentiometer
gilmore

Replies: 9
Views: 803

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:55 am   Subject: Throttle potentiometer
In the end it was the throttle potentiometer. Managed to source an aftermarket one from Bearmach, so she runs like a dream now.
cheers
rob
  Topic: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
gilmore

Replies: 89
Views: 8488

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:47 am   Subject: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
Would love to see either/both, but the polished Ali one is a bit of an icon, so I would vote for that. Smile
rob
  Topic: Defender 50th Manuals
gilmore

Replies: 13
Views: 14814

PostForum: About the Defender 50th   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:14 pm   Subject: Defender 50th Manuals
That's brilliant Allan. Thanks very much for doing this.
regards
rob
  Topic: Idling at 2000rpm...
gilmore

Replies: 9
Views: 483

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:38 pm   Subject: Idling at 2000rpm...
Ive got a similar issue.
Does it happen all the time? or just when the engine is warm? Also - how is the throttle response out of junctions - Immediate or hesitation?
thanks
rob
  Topic: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
gilmore

Replies: 89
Views: 8488

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:38 pm   Subject: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
Has anyone considered combining this with a run/convoy - either to or from the event?
cheers
rob
  Topic: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
gilmore

Replies: 89
Views: 8488

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:45 pm   Subject: ***Land Rover 70th Anniversary club meet -20th May 2018***
Count GB236 in. Sounds awesome.
cheers
rob
  Topic: Throttle potentiometer
gilmore

Replies: 9
Views: 803

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:55 pm   Subject: Throttle potentiometer
Iím not sure a dealer would be the best place either!
You need to find someone who knows the engine and has the right tools.
Iím surprised that a LR specialist doesnít have the basic diagnostic tool ...
  Topic: Throttle potentiometer
gilmore

Replies: 9
Views: 803

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:32 pm   Subject: Throttle potentiometer
Sound advice mate.
Looks like sheíll have a trip to an LR dealer unless someone knows a specialist in the midlands. My guy (LR Services in Notts) is at the swapping thing out stage.
Cheers
Rob
  Topic: tickover problems
gilmore

Replies: 11
Views: 835

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:29 pm   Subject: tickover problems
Iíve got a similar problem on mine.
If you work it out please give me a shout.
Cheers
Rob
  Topic: Throttle potentiometer
gilmore

Replies: 9
Views: 803

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:44 pm   Subject: Throttle potentiometer
My 50th is still suffering from throttle problems - fast idling when hot, hesitation out of junctions (both only occur when hot), then last Sunday she suffered from loss off power on and off for a cou ...
  Topic: Speedometer repair/replacement
gilmore

Replies: 7
Views: 690

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:54 pm   Subject: Speedometer repair/replacement
Mine's started to do that. How long do Cluster Repairs take to turn it around?
thanks
rob
  Topic: GB 054
gilmore

Replies: 8
Views: 1020

PostForum: Vehicles For Sale   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:46 am   Subject: GB 054
Thanks - great answer.
I hadn't realised that the non-GB ones didn't have their own "country code".

cheers
rob
 
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