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General Information

Year
2000
Make
Range Rover
Model
P38A 2.5 DSE
Color
Black
History
All work mentioned done by myself unless otherwise noted.

= ABOUT =
Average daily consumption (80% hightway) 1.0 litre / 10km.
Towing caravan (1400 kg) consumption was 1.5 litre / 10km over 3.000 km.
No engine oil consumption between oil changes (10.000 km).
No oil leaks anywhere (until recent oil filter cap).
Cold AC.
Warm heater.
Tracks slightly with [email protected]" summer tires.
Immediate cold start (when extreme cold outside I wait 5 seconds after glow finished).
Hard engine hot start (15 seconds).
Air suspension pump seems to run excessively at times so disable switch installed.
Air suspension does not sag while parked (at least 14 days parked once).
Sunroof slightly off-angle.
No error codes in any module.
Hard opening hood, and right side latch hangs open.

= STEERING AND BRAKES =
Steering damper
Re-balanced tires
Tie-rod ends
Dog bone for anti-roll bar
Front discs and pads
Left rear brake line (shop)
Centered steering (shop)
4-wheel alignment (twice @ shop)

= SUSPENSION =
Front air bags
Height sensor
EAS valve overhaul
EAS compressor overhaul
EAS re-program and tune
Both front radius arm bushes (shop pressed new into arms)

= ENGINE =
Thermostat
Water pump
Radiator
Start battery
Glow plugs
Injector return hoses
Exhaust down pipe
Exhaust middle damper
Ronbox Synergy engine tuning

= DRIVETRAIN =
Front diff output seal
Front diff cover seal

= MAINTENANCE =
Engine oil and filter
Fuel filter
Transmission oil, filter and pan gasket
Transfer case oil
Front and rear diff oil
Front windscreen replaced (crack + heating not working)
Lower and upper weather strips
Trunk seal
Left front headlamp
Replaced various missing clips etc.
Glove box gas strut
Center console cup holder gas strut
Replaced alternator brushes / regulator (14.5V)
Drivers and passenger door armrest fix
Fixed front water leak into interior fan and down passenger carpet
Greased zerks
Repainted lower part of lower trunk lid

= HEATING AND VENTILATION =
Right interior fan rebuilt
AC radiator
AC tri-state switch
AC dual switch
All o-rings
AC compressor clutch

= BLING AND MODS =
20" Momo summer wheels
EAS disable switch
Side steps
3rd party remote central locking
DAB receiver with hands-free (Kenwood KMM-BT502DAB)
Door amplifier disable convertion to regular car stereo wiring
Front door speaker upgrade (Renegade RX62)
Subwoofer amplifier disable replaced with under dash subwoofer amplifier (Boss R1002)
Subwoofer element upgrade (Signat SM1651)
Self-designed and built Raspberry 3-based dash-cam, GPS, anti-theft and in-car WiFi 4G network
In-dash 2x 2.1A USB-charger outlets
Exttra 2x 2.1A USB-charger outlets right side center console
Center console switch re-arrange for LHD position
Center console analog clock replaced with voltmeter
Center console digital clock
Disabled sunroof switch (re-programmed BECM)
Dual cupholder center console beside analog clock
LED trunk light
220VAC trailer outlet

= UPCOMING PROJECTS =
Install self-designed and built engine auto glow-start system
EAS disable status LED and new placement for relay
AC-system status LEDs
Rear door speaker upgrade
Subwoofer (and left rear door and left rear interior light) power fix
Dash-cam upgrade full HD IP-cameras
Hot-start fix
Fuel pump and pick-up
Occasional slight stall tendency in D and R
Overhaul automatic transmission (slight flare and harsh down-shift)
Fully flush transmission and torque converter oil
Rear door poddle lights
Upgrade interior and door bulbs to LEDs
Oil filter house leak (new cap and Mahle filter and o-ring)
Drivers under dash missing bolt
Verify trunk water leak fix
Verify front fresh air water leak fix
AC drivers side sloshing water sound on very hot days (with water along left door sills)
Drivers and passenger side footwell lights
Switch to disable electric windows (shop mode)
Rear USB-charger outlets
Front heated seat fix
Mount front mudflaps
Check non-return diesel fuel valve
Replace fuel heater o-rings
Replace injector return hoses with original Land Rover
13-pin trailer plug (in addition to existing 7-pin)
Engine top cover gasket
Fix sunroof
Clean and re-grease heater blend motors (can stick if extreme cold)
Webasto diesel heater (remote controlled)
Trunk unlock via remote central locking
Fix hood release and right latch.
2000 Range Rover P38A 2.5 DSE (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Ronbox Synergy variable tuning
AC radiator, dryer and switches
AC compressor clutch adjusted
Interior
3rd party remote central locking
Self-designed and built Raspberry 3-based dash-cam, GPS, anti-theft and in-car WiFi 4G network
In-dash 2x 2.1A USB-charger outlets
Exttra 2x 2.1A USB-charger outlets right side center console
Center console switch re-arrange for LHD position
Center console analog clock replaced with voltmeter
Center console digital clock
Disabled sunroof switch (re-programmed BECM)
Dual cupholder center console beside analog clock
LED trunk lighting
LED foot well lighting
Exterior
Side steps
Audio
Kenwood KMM-BT502DAB receiver
Subwoofer upgraded with 2x Signat SM1651
Subwoofer amplifier upgraded to Boss R1002
Renegade RX62 front door speakers
Front and rear door speaker wiring modified for regular stereo.
Original door and subwoofer amplifiers removed.
Suspension
EAS disable switch
Wheel and Tire
20" Momo summer wheels
275/45R20 tires

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