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Wanted / Wanted Series 2 or 2A
« Last post by Eze on Today at 08:34 AM »
Looking for a series 2/2A , mechanically in good condition, solid frame and bulkhead,good body panels,original paint. Let me know if you have anything or any leads..

Thanks
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Technical Discussions / Re: Series 2 Clutch Release Bearing
« Last post by mike.heathcote on May 17, 2019, 11:11 AM »
Hey @xmod109,
 
I already snagged Christian's hoist, but thanks for the offer - I really appreciate it! 

Hopefully everything goes smoothly tomorrow! 
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Technical Discussions / Re: 2.5 NA Break-in after rebuild
« Last post by binch on May 16, 2019, 08:54 PM »
Thanks all, I had read that 15w40 was recommended for its high zinc properties.  I'll be doing an oil change again shortly to clean it up and hopefully it all works out.  Had a slight blue haze on its last run so I think the crosshatching and rings still need a bit more breaking in.

Glad to hear you out and running there Del!!!!    ;)
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Technical Discussions / Re: 2.5 NA Break-in after rebuild
« Last post by Red90 on May 16, 2019, 06:40 PM »
It is nothing to do with the weight. Diesel engine oils have more zinc than gasoline oils due to limits set by API in order to protect catalytic converters.

You would not want to use a 15W40 in the winter. The first number sets the minimum cranking temperature.  15W is -20. 5W is -30. 0W is -35.
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Technical Discussions / Re: 2.5 NA Break-in after rebuild
« Last post by ugly_90 on May 16, 2019, 06:22 PM »
I didn't expect engine multiweight to determine zinc values in oil. The Rotella 15W40 seems to have more ZDDP than some competitors, but the Rotella 5W40 seems to have it as well. The military manual seems to state not exceeding 80km/hr in the first few hundred km, as I recall.

I don't know what the advantage of 15W40 over 5W40 might be in Canada, other than 5W40 conventional is hard to find. I was coating an engine block this winter in 15W40 at below -20C, and it was as thick as honey or grease.

When I was changing 11L of sump oil at a time in my Cummins diesel, the 15W40 low price was appreciated. I used most of a pail! In a landrover, less so.
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Technical Discussions / Re: 2.5 NA Break-in after rebuild
« Last post by Red90 on May 16, 2019, 05:57 PM »
Blue smoke on a diesel has nothing to do with rings. That is a gasoline engine thing. It is fuel that is injected too late to burn.
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Wanted / Series 2/2A 88 Wanted for Friend
« Last post by Lightningpower on May 16, 2019, 11:50 AM »
Hi everyone,
A friend is looking for a 2/2A project that runs or could be running easily. He is new to the LR world and could use a little help finding the right thing. He is keen to learn how to maintain and repair a Landy. Does anyone have a running project that wouldn't be over the top hard to get onto the road with a month or three of work? Also, it can't be Bring a Trailer expensive. Just throwing it out there for him.
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Technical Discussions / Re: Series 2 Clutch Release Bearing
« Last post by xmod109 on May 16, 2019, 10:22 AM »
Mike,
I have an engine hoist available as well if you need it. In St Albert.
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Technical Discussions / Re: 2.5 NA Break-in after rebuild
« Last post by xmod109 on May 16, 2019, 10:14 AM »
Thanks all, I had read that 15w40 was recommended for its high zinc properties.  I'll be doing an oil change again shortly to clean it up and hopefully it all works out.  Had a slight blue haze on its last run so I think the crosshatching and rings still need a bit more breaking in.
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Technical Discussions / Re: Discover I Neg. Offset Rims 16" x 7" or 8"
« Last post by Trevor on May 15, 2019, 09:52 AM »
That's crappy. I'm not aware of anyone else building similar rims.
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