I don't think any 300 Tdi's had liners - but could be wrong. I think the liners came from Britpart. Unless you fance a project and don't mind ploughing a fair amount of money into what could potentially be a right pup. . I have a galvanised chassis from Richards Chassis on order so the plan is to strip it down completely and rebuild. I also did some research as well.
Guys I realized I made an error on my initial post! I'd be inclined to look for something else seized. Brand New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. If serious this manifested itself before the 60000km change interval. I have seen pictures of Les's rebuilt 300Tdi and it looks sweet. I can see where you're coming from For me, I had little choice because it had catastrophically failed.
What sort of damage would a loose pulley cause? I have to say that either way sounds expensive. All the work could be done with engine in place and results very satisfactory. After a good clean, I have spotted that piston no. If you're able to check the piston protrusion it suggests that the crank will go round and the pistons will slide up and down in the bores. As you said, It's amazing what you can do when you have this level of support.
. Personally, I think if you're taking an engine apart like this, and it's intended as a repair rather than just a post mortem, you might as well make sure it'll last as long as possible once it goes back together. This was before I realised there was a 10 week waiting list for the chassis. Hope this helps David Click to expand. Before this happened it was a good runner, but as I am not sure of the implications of having a potentially damaged crank I have a couple of questions: 1. This is my thoughts exactly.
Probably cost me the same in parts as a replacement engine would have cost, but it was good fun. Atlantic British Exclusive - 4. Or even in individual bits? As you can probably tell, most of the cars I've known intimately have been pretty near the end of their useful lives! More pressure I reckon, probably because all of the work ultimately comes down to the turn of a key and the sudden outcome could be a bad one. We have received about 150 individual responses from vehicle owners. Is it likely to be worth investing in a set of internal bore gauges, or do you think ring gap measurements will be ok? I don't have James's extensive experience but I've had apart a few engines that have been over-revved and overheated, and I'm surprised how normal everything looks. We needed + 80 thou taking off our Series 2 bores.
I would assume the engine would still be in fairly good nick, at least for a rebuild? I take it that if the cc increase then I may have to increase fuel pressure and boost. I could have put a second hand engine in, but didn't feel that was worth it given the work I'd done to the chassis and body. It now has 290 000 kms about 181 000 miles on it and refuses to give up But the bits I have include 4 standard Kolbensmidt pistons and 4 liners. Will take some pics of the bores in the morning. I've investigated the air box and it seems to be solid. The one hole head gasket is 1. Engine offerings Many of you reading this will know what you are looking for, though some may not.
There are more things to check with a feeler gauge than just valve clearances on you Land Rover four cylinder engine. Unfortunately i hadnt thaught that the only thing holding the pulley on was a woodruff key. Most have some service history and some are low mileage. Similarly though you could rebuild it and do something wrong and it could implode on start up. I was thinking about tagging people, but it would be too risky to miss someone out. It should be a good project I think.
I might do a thread on the rebuild project too, if anyone would be interested. That said, it is possible with the right bell housing to mate a tdi to a V8's auto transmission. I'll take her for another, longer drive tomorrow and change the oil and filter on Tuesday night. I am still paranoid about the quality of the head I put onto my Disco Britpart so I will have a spare genuine head if I need it. I am hoping that in rebuilding this engine which may or may not need a lot of work that I will pick up some usefull tips, have a good engine that I can use and have something that I can be pleased with. I have a bet with my mate that the landy will be finished by July 1st 2017. Restoration of a 1996 Land Rover Defender 90 300 Tdi.
It is our first Landrover in 7 years and the first Discovery we ever owned. I've just been out to double-check and all pistons protrude equally. We sell many of these engines to clients who want to change from their Rover V8 engine to a tdi, which is a little more involved. This should be done in any case to figure out which of the three gaskets to use. Anyone out there who would second this! Anyone with experience on this? Since this survey was done in the late 90s, the Tdi engine has gone on to prove itself as one of the most reliable and trusty engines produced.