109 Fuel Boost Diaphragm

The RRC already had an issue with the fuel injection pump not responding to turbo charger output before it came off the road.  that was recently sorted out, as per a previous post (stuck pin at the base of the boost plunger).  Well, the 109 has had similar symptoms since before the turbo failed; a […]

New Turbo

I got the turbo charger back from Turbo Technics.  While it is classed as repaired, it is essentially new – there was hardly anything reusable from the original.  They’re not a lot of fun to fit, with securing nuts in difficult to reach places, but it eventually went on.  The instructions have a few steps […]

Aaarrggghh!!! Bloody Land Rovers!

OK, clearly not a happy update!  In a nutshell, the 109 seems to be trying to commit suicide at the moment.  

All Stop!

Another failure on the way to work, and as it happens, on the same hill where the third gear stripped its teeth last year.  This time, the fuel solenoid bunt out and shut off the fuel to the injection pump just as I was crossing a busy cross road, but I was lucky to have […]

Wiper Over-sweep Fix and New Thermostat

Ever since the big rebuild, the 109’s wipers have over-swept the screen when wet, especially at speeds of over 40 mph.  This not only damaged the paint of the wind screen frame, but also wrecked the wiper blades and made a loud noise on each over-run.  In the past I have tried several rectifications, including […]

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