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What have you done to your Freelander today

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by Freelaner, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Colonial

    Colonial Well-Known Member

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    Bloody decisions!
     
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    Today I had the pleasure of replacing both front inner drive shaft gaiters. :eek:
    Apparently they didn't like the 50mm lift kit. :oops:
    I've fitted the new ones a little further up the shaft to try and reduce the stress on them.
     
  3. Nodge68

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    Buy what online?
     
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    Colonial Well-Known Member

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    Apologies Nodge.
    I was being a bit flippant.
     
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    Sorry Nodge. We just being children. :oops:
     
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    Checked the oil the other day after the FL had sat for a few days. Guess what I saw? :(
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    Sigh, It's not much, but I've taken the precaution of ordering in a new HG and bits.
     
  7. Nodge68

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    That's ok. I couldn't upload the pictures yesterday. So here they are today. I used 3mm self adhesive neoprene which is cheap and pretty effective. I stuck a piece to the inner door skin.

    I completely covered the door inner surface with the neoprene sheets. This stops sound coming though from the outside and makes the door less likely to rattle. Speakers will sound better too. 20170619_100658.jpg 20170619_102727.jpg I then stuck some small sections to the inside of the door cards. 20170619_102731.jpg
    Doing this to the front doors has made a very noticeable difference to the general road noise, and makes the door panel sound different when tapped. It is now very evident that the rear of the cabin is noisy when driving. I did a before and after "tap test" video.
     
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  8. Skinny Mike

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    All us big lads have that problem. I use heavy duty pipe lagging stuck down my pants:p

    Mike
     
  9. GrumpyGel

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    Oh dear!

    Not something to do with the weather turning cold and its condensation or some sort? Dunno where the condensation would come from though.

    Presumably you can't tell if you're losing coolant because of your weeping rad!
     
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    Weather , yes I did consider that. Most mornings are below 0ºC and only rise to single digits.
    Radiator weeps more freely on these cold days - I'm guessing its something contracting with the cold and loosing its seal. New rad' was ordered last Thursday, arrived in Auckland on Sunday morning and was delivered yesterday. Pretty good service that. I ordered a BearMach supplied on. Last one was Allmakes. I asked LRD what was the warranty claim history re rad's - very few was the answer. I was trying to work out if other brands lasted longer in service.
     
  11. Alibro

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    Me confused. :confused:
    penal
    ˈpiːn(ə)l/
    adjective
    adjective: penal
    1. relating to, used for, or prescribing the punishment of offenders under the legal system.
      "the campaign for penal reform"
      synonyms: disciplinary, punitive, corrective, correctional, retributive
      "a penal institution"
      • (of an act or offence) punishable by law.
      • (especially of taxation or interest rates) extremely severe.
        "avoid borrowing at penal rates of interest"
        synonyms: exorbitant, extortionate, excessive, outrageous, preposterous, immoderate, unreasonable, inordinate, iniquitous, inflated, sky-high, expensive, gross
        "he avoided borrowing at penal rates of interest"
    Wot you talking about pipe lagging for? You trying to make a tiny thing look bigger? :p
     
  12. Skinny Mike

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    Round here in the beautiful and fantastic Yorkshire, if it even slightly sounds like or rhyme's with 'penis' or has some of the same letters in it, then it is obviously a joke or play on words that can be used to ridicule the author or whoever said it, for hours on end. Usually ending up after numerous pints of alcoholic beverages with one person laughing uncontrollable until they can't breathe.
    We're quite simple and easily entertained:)

    Therefore, @Nodge68 saying 'penal vibration' had me spitting my cuppa tea out and nearly falling out the work van into the fly tip I was supposed to be picking up. When I shows it my work mate his pop he'd just taken a swig of came down his nose, this was nearly as funny and we didn't need the numerous pints of alcohol to get to the laughing until you can't breathe stage. I'm still giggling now writing this:rolleyes:

    Anyway, to stop penal vibration one sticks pipe lagging on your todger, which I then showed my reply to said mate and falling about laughing started again.

    Yes we did move the fly tip eventually, but it was hard as I couldn't see through the tears and had stitch from laughing.

    You should come here sometime, it's great:)

    Mike
     
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  13. Colonial

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    I'm not going to Yorkshire again. I went to Shipley once! Bloody Titus Salt and his non-drinking do-gooding ways.
     
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    It's changed alot since then.
    He liked buggering little boys did old Titus, came from Rutland originally you know, nuf said;)
    Mike
     
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    Not going to Rutland either!
     
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    Oops, I'm getting my history mixed up.

    No I'm not you edited it, sneaky!

    Titus salt was born in Leeds and did not bugger young boys!!

    Titus Oates did bugger young boys and came from Rutland.

    Ooh me head hurts:confused:
    Mike
     
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    Fitted the EGR blanking kit tonight, also one of the braided vac hoses, which was almost worn through 20170620_195142.jpg
     
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    Just stay away from anyone called 'Titus'.
     
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    I've just seen what you kids have been sniggering at.:oops: Trust me to make an amusing typo and not notice.:( Well it was funny I suppose. :p
     
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    You'll need to put the clamp round the exhaust connection with the EGR blanking disk.;)

    Nice to see another auto on the forum.:)