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Replacing steering drop arm

This is one of those jobs that you pray you never have to do. But my Land Rover failed the MOT on the drop arm ball joint and not wanting to pay the garage to do it (what seemed a simple job) nor wanting to buy a whole new steering box, I decided to do it myself....

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How to replace a Propshaft

Propshafts always seem quite a simple and accessible part to replace, being held with only 4 bolts each end, but I found it to be a knuckle bashing, space lacking job that seems to take longer than it should....

Tips, expeditions, articles and information on planning and running an expedition in a Land Rover Defender. It's what they're made for

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Wiring the Td5 rear door to a 300Tdi

If your vehicle is made post-2002 then the wiring loom will connect straight away. If you are putting the door on an earlier vehicle, it will require a bit of fiddling because the connectors are different and the newer door's wiper is negative switched whilst the older door's wiper is positive switched....

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Quick Fix: Replacing 300Tdi leak-off pipes

This is one of the quickest and cheapest fixes you can do on a 300Tdi. The leak off pipes link the injectors to a spill rail (diagram label 7), which takes excess fuel back to the injection pump and then back to the tank. They are small braided hoses that can wear over time and can introduce air into the system....