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Discussion in 'Range Rover' started by Grrrrrr, Apr 16, 2019.

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    Grrrrrr Jedwood Spannerhands

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    Grrrrrr Jedwood Spannerhands

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    Grrrrrr Jedwood Spannerhands

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    Not much to go by, Info wise.

    Pretty reasonable price for a Vogue with all the Kit though.

    Tv's in the back would keep the Kids happy ;)
     
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    Grrrrrr Jedwood Spannerhands

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    Prefer LPG at that price!
     
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    Best to find an already converted Model tbf.

    That way you are already saving when you buy it ;)
     
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    Grrrrrr Jedwood Spannerhands

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    Yes. Worth an extra £500 I think.
     
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    "There's a blue one in Kent too but he's used copper for the brake pipes. Not sensible.." ?
     
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    Grrrrrr Jedwood Spannerhands

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    Should be cupronickel alloy. Copper on its own tends to crack catastrophically.
     
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    Copper-nickel tubing, such as Cunnifer and Nicopp is strong enough for brake pipes, some European cars come with it as standard and it’s also worth noting the word “copper” is not completely true, talking about copper-nickel tubing, you do not use just plain copper!, for OBVS reasons. The nickel, iron, and manganese content present in the alloy are key ingredients to it's strength.

    The upside is Copper doesn't generally leak, however copper corrosion on the inside of the pipes is likely if the brake fluid isn't kept fresh, as moisture content will erode the pipes and reek havos with the system as cooper particles run free.

    The strength of Copper Nickel is just below steel JUST.. Upside is it doesn't dissolve and **** Fluid everywhere like steel ;) ;)
     
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    Guess he might have meant the alloy but if not I'd have to replace it.
     
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    It’s always been good for our still:)

    J

    Edit :oops: wrong forum:eek:
     
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    Be careful, I’ve seen cheap copper piping brake DIY kits on the bay. They are copper pipes (like boiler microbore) with a cutter and bending jig
     
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    Same here, seen it..

    Pillocks. ;)

    Stamp on the big pedal, you'll soon know if the lines are of inferior quality ;)
     
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    Even some of the cupronickel stuff on the bay is cheap ****ty stuff that fractures. It needs the kite mark and good reviews.
     
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    3.5 was bored out an extra 200 thou to give the 3.9 ,4 l 4.2 and 4.6 all have same bore dia as 3.9 but different strokes except 4l which is a 3.9 in all but name , heat is the issue as well as machining accuracy as block now has thin walls, first 3.9s cracked on the passenger side of block generally as water pump favoured the other bank so it was that side prone to get too hot, they changed water pump on later 3.9s which gave better coolant flow to both banks ,a 4.6 is more prone than a 4l as it produces more heat
     
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    Keep eye out for new member ‘jazbar’. Just bought stunning 4.6
     
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    But has just seen the fuel bill and wants rid for £1000 to the first past the post?
     
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    Then get your chequebook ready....;)
     
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    LPG is what a want ;)
     
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