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  1. Just finished Timing job on my 2012 RRS SC - tips n tricks

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hey guys, I just finished the timing job on my 2012 Range Rover Sport Supercharged. Most of the quotes I got to do the job were in the 6-8K range, which I thought was absolutely nuts! After having done the job, I can see why they charge that much . . . . It was, ahem, fun. Easily the most...
  2. T-case output seal job, can't find part numbers...

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Replaced rear T-case output seal, want to replace nuts and such on reassemble. The seal was easy to find, but most sellers just have that listed, and not all these other things I need. Any help with part numbers would be muchly appreciated. Also, can the spline seal cause much of a leak? So much...
  3. Complete Brake Job - What to do, cost, and time

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi All, I try to do as much work as possible, but some small things I would rather just send my vehicle to have done. One of which being brakes. I was talking to one mechanic who apparently specializes in RRCs, told me to completely to the job the "old school and right way" would be a 7 hour...
  4. 2010 RRS - timing tensioner job the easy way?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hello, I'm looking at a 2010 RRS HSE with 180,000km at a significant discount. it has a few mechanical issues but the body and interior are pretty good. The main issue is a rattle from the engine, believed to be the timing chain rattling. I'm fairly mechanically inclined but having watched some...
  5. Bushing Job Advice

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hey Guys, I will be tackling the much delayed task of changing the bushings of all the control arms on my 2006 RRS 4.2L. My ride is very bouncy right now and I will be purchasing the polybush kit for both front and back. I have researched greatly and almost ready to begin but I would like to...
  6. misfiring after head gasket job

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Ive just replaced Rh head gasket on my 99 4.0 L it was blown on #3 to the outside of the block . no damage to head or block& was otherwise running OK . But started it up nowp& wont go over 1600RPM just sp[its & backfires . Ive checked the ign leads order 3...
  7. P38's on the job

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi All, I enjoy all the threads of perfect looking P38's and lifted versions ready to attack the trail. But was thinking that a "utility" thread might be cool too. My RR is old and dirty and still kicking. It does some second car duty of simple transport but for the most part, hauls or pulls...
  8. Brake Job - Disable Air Suspension

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hello All, I am thinking about having someone OTHER than the dealer do my brakes on my 2011 RRS HSE Lux. The past brake jobs, I have done myself, with 2 jacks and some jack stands, however I am over that mess I think at this point. I got an estimate from the dealer, of about $750....with ME...
  9. small details for brake rotor job

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hey guys, after reviewing all the great previous diy posts on brake rotor changes, I have a few outstanding questions: Do I need to apply anything to the threads of the hub retaining screws, for example: anti-seize or thread-lock? or is this screw fitted dry? Does the e-brake need need to...
  10. Dealer says I need full brake job at 18k miles???

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hey every, new here; mostly just read without posting but I currently have a 16 RRS V8 and its been making a weird squealing sound from the front ( kind of like a worn pads sound but to me it seems like it could be something else). The car was already at the dealer for a bad fuel sending unit so...
  11. advice on maintenance job: Transfercase/diffs

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi guys, i'm all set with the parts I need for fluid changes for transfer case and front/rear diffs. Now, i just need some advice on the fill plug locations on the 2 diffs and the transfer case.. Also, a confirmation ont he drain plug on transfercase would be mighty helpful. Any how to's also...
  12. Top end is off for a valve job - what else should I replace

    Range Rover Classic
    1995 RRC with 3.9 engine w/ 180k miles I've got my heads off to do new gaskets / valves, springs, and guides. Aside from that I'm wondering what else I should think about replacing while it's all torn apart. The pistons looks crusty but I don't know if that's something to be concerned with. I...
  13. Starting the Rover after a timing chain guide job

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    2004 Range Rover, 130,000. I have been working the last few months on timing chain guides. Timing chain cases are back on, tensioner installed, valve covers on and oil back in the crank case. I turned it manually to make sure I wasn't way off on the timing. Then I cranked it with the starter...
  14. Brake Job

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, I'm new here and thought maybe someone could help me out with some advice. I have a 2012 Range Rover HSE Lux and at the dealership they mentioned I need a complete brake job. Sensors haven't tripped yet but the rotors are getting thin. They quoted me around $1400 for a complete set, Midas...
  15. brake Job

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hello all, I had my car today at the dealer,they told me I need new brakes "front and rear",question for those that had already performed that service, I'm at 28k miles, I'll probably be using oem pads, did you guys did new rotors too? I was reading old threads looks like everybody changed to...
  16. Price for Brakes job

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Just replaced 4 pads and rotors on my 2015 Range Rover LWB Supercharged. for $1800 including tax, installation and parts at a reputable independent shop here in Brooklyn NY. Did not check the prices at the dealerships as I assumed they would be quite a lot higher. (Earlier in the year I...
  17. Engine over heating on a 2013 RRS after a thermostat job!

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hi, I picked up my truck from my mechanic an hour ago and after driving for 30 minutes I got a warning that engine is overheating. Fill tank is full of antifreeze to the top and attempting to open that or bleed valve will only spray out high pressure antifreeze. Did he fill too much? Do I have a...
  18. Brake Job on a classic

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello, I have a 87 RR and are replacing bearings, seals, rotor's and calipers (if needed) I have hit a problem with the passenger rear and can't see or find the cause. When installing the hub/rotor and tightening every thing up, there is no clearance on the outer side and the caliper is hitting...
  19. SC front brake job

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I plan on getting the front brakes done, http://www.roverparts.com/Parts/8538G <---- is this all i need part wise, and just take it to a shop for labor?
  20. nightmare continues....received wack balancing job

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I posted two weeks ago about sending a good car into service and receiving it back with (1) shaking (2) a bad battery from 2007 (it's a 2010 car) (3) skipped over all service checks and only did an oil change. I've now had (2) and (3) resolved, so MOVING FORWARD: (1) purchased aftermarket...
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