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  1. 1988 range rover classic

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi I'm new to this forum and wondered if anyone could help me, I've recently brought a 3.5L v8 holley carb conversion vogue (1988) and the gear selector is stiff (auto gearbox) and wondered what sort of job it is to either replace it or repair it? And wondered if theres anything I should be...
  2. 1988 Range Rover Classic

    Range Rover Classic
    My grandfather asked that I help him organize his garage. After clearing enough space that allowed to have the Range Rover moved out, I thought it would be fun for him and I to start it up and give it a wash for once. Needless to say, we were both so impressed with how nicely some soap and water...
  3. 1988 Classic Coolant Gauge and Heater Issues

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello, On my recently acquired '88 Classic with a 3.5, the coolant temp hangs around too close to the red, overheat section of the gauge. This is far more than my previous Classics. I replaced the thermostat, water pump, coolant temp sensor, fan clutch, and the overflow cap with the correct...
  4. 1988 RRC, bad shakes when taking off.

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi everyone, im new here, and i really hope i could get some great feedback. I have a 1988 rrc turbo d with a manual gearbox. I recently swapped the old diesel engine with a lexus v8 1uz-fe paired with the original diesel gearbox. After the swap im getting very bad shakes, the wheels shake and...
  5. 1988 Speedometer Not Working

    Range Rover Classic
    My '88 has a non-working speedometer and odometer; this is the early cable driven, non-electronic type. I have searched through past threads which point to the right angle drive at the speedometer or the cable. I took my instrument panel off the dash and when I attach a square-drive bit to the...
  6. Brakes rubbing on 1988 RRC

    Range Rover Classic
    So, this is new, my brakes (all 4 but the front is worse than the back) will start to rub/squeak after 30 mins on the highway, and heat up to the point where they are grabbing/smoking after 60 mins. If I pull over and let them cool, all goes back to normal and then I repeat the cycle. The...
  7. RRC 1988 ignition problems

    Range Rover Classic
    3.5L 1988 Classic, Was having starting issues so trouble shooted igntion and found no spark. All checked OK except Module showed dead short to ground, being original equipment I opted to replace module and pick up coil because it showed and open circuit. Marked dizzy rotor to case #1 and marked...
  8. Hard starting RRC 1988

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi need advice. When I have test light on fuse #18 (fuel pump fuse) when I turn ignition on, light glows for a second then goes out, then when I try to start it there is no light. When there is a light at starting it starts easy. The rave says fuel pump circuit separate from ECM and there should...
  9. Stowage position connector RRC 1988

    Range Rover Classic
    What is the storage position connector on the firewall next to relays actually do? Also when starting my Tach seems to work but after starting Tach does not work, Thanks
  10. Hard Starting 1988 RRC

    Range Rover Classic
    Need advice, I put test light on fuse that goes to fuel pump, turn key on, light goes on for a second. When cranking no test light on... Suggestions
  11. 1988 runs RICH when hot

    Range Rover Classic
    First off let me thank you guys, you've been an unbelievable source of advice on my trucks over the years. I'm kind of stumped on this issue on my 88 and look forward to your feedback. 1988 with 110K. Truck starts up, although takes some time to finally kick over. Idles 95% perfect, slightest...
  12. 1988 RR classic Windshield.

    Range Rover Classic
    I have a 1988 Range Rover Classic witch I bought new in 1988. I need a windshield . Range Rover does make it any more. Does any body know of where I can get one or if there are any models of Range Rover or Land Rover that are the same windshield. Thanks in advance for your help. John
  13. RRC Headliner Shell Needed 1988

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi, Need to know where to find a headliner shell for a 1988 RRC with sunroof.. Thanks
  14. Electrical issues RRC 1988

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi, Got some problems 1. Oil light comes on sometimes when key is turned on (bulb check) 2. A/C clutch not kicking in (relay ok, fuse ok, no power at connector to clutch) 3. Pass door puddle lights don't come on (no power at bulb's) It's getting drier here in the Seattle area and I wonder on...
  15. 1988 fuel pump question

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi My fuel tank was leaking at the seams, I removed the tank and had it fixed. I forgot to mark the pump wiring. I have three wires from the loom, black, green and white/blue From the pump there are two, brown and blue The black (-) and green (+) gives me 10 volt (fluctuating) and have crimped...
  16. It lives again... 1988 Classic

    Range Rover Classic
    Just bought a 1988 Rover Classic from a back yard and drained the gas, put new in fired right up. But I can't get the top tail gate open, stuck shut.. latches stuck. how to open?
  17. NEW MEMBER, just got a 1988 Classic

    New Member Introductions
    :) Just bought a 1988 Classic and will be needing emotional support, probably....:) Has 129,000 miles on it, kinda rough.
  18. 1988 RRC Sunroof headliner replacement

    Range Rover Classic
    Greetings! I was able to complete the replacement of headliner based on the contributions by other members on this forum. Thank You!. Unfortunately I am a little stuck on the how's regarding the sunroof headliner. The RR shop manual states: 1. Partially open sunroof rearwards and carefully...
  19. Heater Blower for 1988

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello - I just picked up an '88 RRC and it looks like I will be needing a new blower motor for the heater. The part number, RTC6680, is showing as no longer available. Can a blower from a later model ('90 or newer) be made to fit? If not, are there any other substitutes? thanks.
  20. Lose LT230 selector 1988 RRC

    Range Rover Classic
    My shifter keeps working lose, or the alarm is probably on a fritz. But frequently when I am driving the screechy alarm to indicate shifter out of selecetion comes on. Sometimes I just barely tap the shifter for the alarm to go off, sometimes I have to lean it into selected position for a moment...
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