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  1. 1989 Range Rover Classic

    Range Rover Classic
    I have a 4 door 1989 Classic and planned on refurbing it. I need things like door panels and window parts and seats, etc... any one here have some experience in this? any parts places that i might be able to look into? I also need to rewire a new ignition tumbler as im hot wiring to start it...
  2. Picked up a 1989 Range Rover

    Range Rover Classic
    So I recently picked up a 1989 Range Rover (89,200 miles).. this is the first time I have owned a Range Rover, so I'm trying to soak up as much knowledge and info that I can about these beauties. The only work that I have had done on the Rover is: - A complete rehaul of the brake system (all 4...
  3. Started my search for a RRC - Found a 1989

    Range Rover Classic
    Greetings! So I have had the itch to find myself a RRC but wanted to get your advice on what to look for. My intentions will be to keep the car as original as possible and just restore it. No intentions to turn car into an off road vehicle. I already own a G wagen that I love. On my...
  4. RRC 1989 3.9 V8 works poorly on the third and fourth gear

    Range Rover Classic
    Dear members, My range rover with automatic transmission runs perfectly for the first few moments when it starts while using the 1st and the 2nd gear, but when it reaches a relatively high speed with the 3rd and the 4th gear, the engine starts to perform poorly making a bob-bob like sound. When...
  5. 1989 fuel delivery issue

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello I'm stumped by this. The 89 classic was running fine then the fuel pump failed. We cleaned the tank and installed a new pump. We haven't been able to get it started and have checked everything I can think of. The fuel pressure is eighty psi and drops to about 40 when cranking. I pulled...
  6. 1989 RRC County Electrical Issues/ Demons be GONE

    Range Rover Classic
    So, I've worked through a few of the issues this thing had by removing a vintage 1990's alarm system. But I still have some lingering demons. Left Front Headlight stays on constantly with the fuse in the fuse box. I've tried a spare headlight switch, pulled the relay, and checked the wiring...
  7. 1989 Tac and speedo failure

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello do any of you know how the tac is connected on the 89 classic it seems that the tac and speedo are a common problem on this year. I have a friend that has the same issue in his.
  8. 1989 Classic Auto Aerial....

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi all. Rebuilding dads classic and wondering if any of you have fitted an electric aerial and if so which (if any) fit under the Dekka panel under the windscreen. I'm not 100% sure thats what it's called but thats what I've always known them as. Somebody fitted a really awful Aerial there...
  9. 1989 rrc 2.4 vm to temperature too low?

    Range Rover Classic
    hi everybody. I am new here and hope one of you can help. I have a 1989 2 door RRC with the VM 2.4 td engine. It is very low mileage and running fine as far as I am aware. My question: where should the temperature needle sit. At the moment it is 20percent up from cold. Is that normal or do I...
  10. 1989 RRC - Sunroof Stuck Open

    Range Rover Classic
    So it rained a lot awhile back and some some drops forming in the inside. I decided to do what at the time I thought was smart and retract the sunroof and clean all 4 drain holes. But a bigger problem occurred, the sunroof is stuck open. The motor can move it back and forth an inch or so, but...
  11. 1989 Rover- new to me

    Range Rover Classic
    Just picked up a 1989 classic, it's got a few problems and I want to get a starting place for them, so any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. My idea is to build it for off roading and go 'splorin in the great pacific NW. Here's just a few, Turn signals don't work, the car...
  12. 1989 A/C conversion

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello there. I am buying a 1989 Range rover. the A/C currently is not working, not sure why, havnt checked it out thoroughly yet, but it needs to be switched over to R34a. the seller told me there is a shop that can do it for $300. I was wondering if anyone knows if this switch, as far as the...
  13. 1989 RRC Fuel Pump wiring routes through the ROOF?!?!?!

    Range Rover Classic
    Hold up, are you trying to tell me that when I cut the roof off my truck, I cut the fuel pump wiring??! If this is the case, would it run up the C or D pillar? Thanks friends! ryan
  14. My new 1989 Convertible Range Rover Classic

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi folks, I've always loved RRC's, and had the opportunity to pick up this fine example on Friday for $300. It runs nicely, although the fuel pump isnt getting power, and it has a torn tranny cooler line. It's got the 3.5, and a 2" lift and 285/75/16 Wrangler MT's. It came with a 9K winch and...
  15. 1989 RRC heater blower motor - quick question

    Range Rover Classic
    Hey, I'm new to the forum, but not new to Land Rover land. This is my second 89' Classic and my first heater core redo. I replaced the heater core and did a full reassembly and found that the heater blower is also inop. It makes a noise like it is spinning but the fan puts out zero air, as if...
  16. Heater pipe, previous workaround? 1989 3.5

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi all RRC uses about 1/2 pint of coolant every 1000 miles, more than happy with that, However it occasionally drips coolant onto the front passenger side (UK) carpet, also occasional wafts of coolant smell in the cabin. Looking up into the heater area I can see the hose as attached image, the...
  17. will a 1989 parts car be good for my 1984

    Range Rover Classic
    hello, I just bought a 1984 6 wheel Range Rover built by Westwinds Ltd. (Panther Cars) The car will need full interior, and Dash is not in good shape.I found a 1989 4 Door and was thinking of using as a parts car. Would many parts of the 89 fit , excluding 6 wheel related mods? Thanks
  18. 1989 RR Classic Speaker Wiring

    Range Rover Classic
    Good day all! I'm working on installing a new stereo into my 89 Range Rover Classic. There are 4 RCA type cables that feed the original speakers. I'm assuming one wire (both positive and negative) to each speaker, the Sony unit that I recently bought has 8 individual wires to the speakers...
  19. Hello from Austin, TX

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys. I've been mooching information from this site for quite some time now. I appreciate all those that provide great insight to the RRC world. As of Friday, I finally found a RR and it gets here this week. My initial perameters were to find a white, 1995 or older RRC as I was a sucker for...
  20. 1989 Classic AC Compressor Wiring

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello all, I'm reinstalling the AC compressor on my 1989 Classic, which was removed before I bought it, and I need to know where the wires coming from the compressor plug into the main harness. Does anyone have a photo of theirs they could post or at least describe where I should be looking...
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