A big part of not breaking down on the trail or on the highway for that matter is maintenance. Most Americans neglect maintenance. It’s easy to forget about maintenance. You go out to the driveway you jump in you turn the key and you drive. Our Land Rovers become “magic boxes that take us places”.[…]
I was grounded this weekend with what is probably bronchial pneumonia. Lots of coughing, a very high heart rate from the medications, and an overall very tired feeling. Being relegated to the couch and bed all weekend, I watched a lot of television. I watched an entire afternoon of Star Wars movies. Episode 4 and Episode 5 mostly. I’m not a fan of
The Muppet Show Episode 6 due to the ridiculous effort to cutesy-fy the franchise and merchandise the crap out of it. Okay back to the main point I came here to write.
The Millennium Falcon is obviously a Land Rover.
By now you must be saying “What.the.hell?” So hear me out…. […]
Once again I spent my Saturday under my Discovery. This time to find the ominous noise that to me sounds like I’m dragging a wrench under the truck as I drive.This is the sound. (4MB mpg file) Listen for yourself.I swapped the new front drive shaft out with the old one. And I replaced the[…]
I just uploaded the Discovery Driveshaft Tech Tip write-up. Just navigate over to the site and click on Tech Tips and look at the bottom.I’ll add some more when I finish the U-joint replacement and put an addendum on the link.Wish me luck.
Well crap!I swapped the drive shaft and the roto-flex on the Discovery. And driving it out of the lot I’m hearing a sound like I’m dragging a wrench under the truck. Seriously, that’s what it sounds like. What on earth is that?I didn’t have much luck on the LRO message board with anyone experiencing this[…]
I’m going to do the drive shaft replacement project on the Discovery this weekend. I purchased the drive shaft and such a few months ago and have finally got a weekend loose to finish it. I will be able to use my buddy, JagGuy’s lift so this should go swimmingly well. I’ll take lots of[…]