Originally Posted by evilfij
You are shifting way too quickly and you need to give a blip of throttle to downshift from 3rd to 2nd. All I am saying is to galvy what you have already rather than buy new. It will be as good and thousands cheaper.
Truck reminds me a lot of shifting my '83 Porsche 911. Slowly, match the revs, etc. Still grinds most of the time.
I hear ya on the galvanizing, but I will likely go new. Question is, Richards or Marsland?
Thanks again for all the help- loving the truck!
Current fleet: '85 Ninety 3.9 V8i Auto SW, two Discovery 1's (one for my Nephew, one for my Niece),'07 BMW 335Xi.
Past Land Rovers: '96 Discovery SD, '00 Range Rover HSE, '04 Discovery SE7, '07 Range Rover HSE, '08 LR3 SE7.
Past fleet: '89 Classic Mini, '83 Porsche 911 SC Coupe, '89 911 Carrera targa, '96 911 Carrera 4, '07 Toyota FJ Cruiser, several Minis.