Gearbox miles? - Defender Source
Defender Source  

Go Back   Defender Source > Non-Technical Discussions > Misc. Chit-Chat


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old January 5th, 2013, 06:21 PM
Gordonhurst
Status: Offline
Mark
None
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Northern NJ
Posts: 33
Gearbox miles?

Looking at a 1995 D90 which has 240K miles. Engine and clutch was replaced 30k miles ago...but I'm concerned about how much life left in the gearbox or other drivetrain components. Should I be?

Thanks
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old January 5th, 2013, 08:37 PM
rover4x4's Avatar
rover4x4
Status: Offline
Phillip
1995 SW #487/500
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: The Old North State
Posts: 7,525
Registry
That thing should come with a filing cabinet of receipts. There is no question the gearbox or transfer case has been replaced at some point.
__________________
Poor gas mileage gets you to the best places on earth
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old January 6th, 2013, 08:30 AM
Antichrist's Avatar
Antichrist
Status: Offline
Tom Rowe
Defender/Disco/Series/MoD
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Atlanta, GA USA
Posts: 1,280
It really depends on how it was driven.
The R380 in my '95 Disco had 265k miles on it when I pulled it out (for things unrelated to the gearbox). It was just starting to get a little worn in the baulk rings. The output shaft had light wear.
On the other hand I've seen 100k gearboxes with heavy wear on the splines.
The transfer case was fine (except for corresponding wear at the input..
__________________
Tom Rowe
Atlanta, GA

Four wheel drive allows you to get stuck
in places even more inaccessible.

62 88 Regular
67 109 6cyl NADA x2
74 Lightweight - The Antichrist
95 DI 5-speed
95 D90 5-speed
97 D1 Automatic
Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Defender Source > Non-Technical Discussions > Misc. Chit-Chat

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Odometer reads 76% actual miles stevewhitaker Defender Technical Discussions 4 January 21st, 2006 06:07 PM
'97 Defender LE - Low Miles Weaver For Sale - Vehicles 1 May 24th, 2005 08:22 PM
'97 D90 external gearbox cooler pipes. kiphartzell Defender Technical Discussions 0 March 29th, 2005 11:51 AM
01 Disco II 14k miles lots of Mods Disco-HOG For Sale - Vehicles 1 November 27th, 2004 11:29 PM
OIL...oil...oil... norros Defender Technical Discussions 20 August 22nd, 2004 01:30 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:24 AM.


Copyright