|02-28-2015 08:44 AM|
This is my '87 Range Rover. I picked it up 2 years ago disabled and it sat until Jan 2015 when I swapped out the bad motor for a mercedes OM617 diesel. I also lifted it 4" and put some 33" tires on it to get me by while I finish planning my project.
[Ill come back with pics... Cant figure it out right now.]
|02-20-2015 08:44 AM|
Just picked this up: 1987 RRC - California car, Fresh 4.2 swap, 2" BL
ARB lockers F/R
24 spline axle shafts
24 spline 4.75 R&P
Move rear axle back 2"
3 link front, 4 link rear
Trail Worthy 8 bolt Dual beadlocks on 35's
It's a great starting point. NOW for some picts!
|02-20-2015 12:20 AM|
my Discovery 5" lift 33x10.5 next to a Bad ASS Series 2A with a 6" lift Huge ENV axles Huge steering rods and Flat Fenders on 35's However the Series was design for 40's
|01-31-2015 10:50 AM|
|Matt_T||It makes for a fun journey driving in traffic, gets off the line and up to 50 pretty quick so surprises a lot of people, and will happily sit at 70 with very little effort. Its nice having the disc brakes too! AFAIK the running gear was all taken from the same early Discovery and is all as it left the factory. Fixing little faults has taken up so much of my time with this thing that I've not looked closely enough to figure out if its 10 or 24 spline.|
|01-27-2015 11:48 AM|
Post a pic of your Rover!
What is the performance like with the GM V8 diesel? What ratio LT230 are you using and what differentials / halfshafts?
|01-19-2015 05:30 PM|
|deepseaoutlaw||are those two inch wheel spacers?|
|01-18-2015 03:30 PM|
Wearing out the 31" STTs first
The HD front and rear trailing arms work great. This Spring it'll get its new HD axles, .437 R&P gears and front locker, then 33" Wrangler MT/Rs. 'Plenty of capability as it is with rear locker and armor, but there's this one boulder that I'd like to get over better... 'Already broke the cheap NitroChargers and put Bilsteins on instead, front and back. The rear spring dislocation cones sound freaky-cool when articulating. It'll be fun to improve articulation up front, too. Ah, with time. The 2 videos crack me up with the squeamish wife and friends... HAAAAH!
|01-18-2015 10:59 AM|
My SII, GM 6.2 diesel, Discovery 4spd AT, LT230 and Discovery axles. Been like this 20yrs now and I'm slowly getting it back to a reliable condition from previous owners 'improvements'...
|01-01-2015 11:12 PM|
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|12-29-2014 11:49 AM|
|12-29-2014 11:30 AM|
|RACELINE WHEELS||It's like it came from Jurassic Park, so rad!|
|12-29-2014 10:59 AM|
I'm about to take possession of this 5-door.
|12-29-2014 05:48 AM|
Little red will poke its head up anywhere
|12-23-2014 10:19 AM|
|RACELINE WHEELS||Looks like a lot of fun!|
|12-22-2014 09:56 PM|
|12-09-2014 06:48 AM|
My apologises to 300bhp/ton.
|12-08-2014 08:35 PM|
my 02 disco 2, all stock for now. looking for lift ideas ,and headers
|12-07-2014 11:21 PM|
|MR LR jnr.|
|12-07-2014 04:11 AM|
New front bumper
|12-04-2014 04:13 AM|
Yes a Defender 90 vs a Defender 130, or a Defender 110
The whole range is called Defender - well at least where I live.
|12-03-2014 07:53 AM|
|11-16-2014 08:29 AM|
1998 Discovery. R380 Swap. 285/75R16. 2" HD Terrafima Springs/Shocks. Welded Rear Diff. I made the bumpers and sliders. Currently at the scrap yard.
New Project. Same R380, lift etc. Will be going 315/75R16. Modified rear trailing arms and possibly D2 front radius arms. 4.2 from a RRC.
|11-13-2014 12:58 PM|
1990 manual trans 3.9 V8
2" spring lift + 3" body lift on 285/85/16s
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