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Old June 27th, 2012, 09:31 PM
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Exclamation Confession ...

I had my 94 D90 for almost 10 years.
I religiously have the Oil Change done etc.
However.......It has never been "tuned up" since in my possession
I life in Destin Florida and the nearest LR "dealership" is in MOBILE, Alabama
I know Its way past overdue, but I'm not driving to fricking Alabama and have to leave my baby , sorry!
Can I get what I need from " D.A.P" and have it done by a local >> very reputable <<
Service center ( Rhodes Auto Repair ) in Destin, which is right down the street from me

Thanks for the advice ...
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Old June 27th, 2012, 09:36 PM
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I had my 94 D90 for almost 10 years.
I religiously have the Oil Change done etc.
However.......It has never been "tuned up" since in my possession
I life in Destin Florida and the nearest LR "dealership" is in MOBILE, Alabama
I know Its way past overdue, but I'm not driving to fricking Alabama and have to leave my baby , sorry!
Can I get what I need from " D.A.P" and have it done by a local >> very reputable <<
Service center ( Rhodes Auto Repair ) in Destin, which is right down the street from me

Thanks for the advice ...
the service should be the same as a Disco 1 or a Range Rover Classic ... If you trust the shop then let them do it ... although talk to them and find out how knowledgeable they are ... the tricky thing is setting the air gap and base idle ... not hard just most people dont know how.


I hope you change the belts on your ducati regularly otherwise the top of your engine is going to look like a 3d jigsaw from hell when they let go!
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Old June 27th, 2012, 09:37 PM
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Nothing special for a tune up, any good shop can do it. Especially if you bring your own parts. Just don't let them charge you more since it is a Land Rover, LOL
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Old June 27th, 2012, 09:39 PM
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Make sure the shop knows how fragile the front wings are or you may end up with the dreaded "elbow dimples".
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Old June 27th, 2012, 09:49 PM
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I hope you change the belts on your ducati regularly otherwise the top of your engine is going to look like a 3d jigsaw from hell when they let go![/QUOTE]

Hahahahaaaaaaaaa !! That baby gets a bit more pampered
But its also VERY, VERY needy, lol.
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Old June 27th, 2012, 11:04 PM
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Nothing special for a tune up, any good shop can do it. Especially if you bring your own parts. Just don't let them charge you more since it is a Land Rover, LOL
Tell them it's a jeep (or a hummer, got that one today in the 110).
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Old June 28th, 2012, 06:31 AM
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Yeah, DAP would have it all, but you can get the tune up parts locally. I haven't had any issues with caps & rotors from NAPA. Though I suggest getting a new set of 8mm wires from Kingsborne : http://www.kingsbornewires.com/produ...&categoryId=38
If you do go with the 8mm it's worth getting a set of 8mm separators also: http://www.kingsbornewires.com/produ...&categoryId=88
For plugs I use whatever copper I can find that's the cheapest. More often than not that's Autolite. But I've used Champion, NGK, Bosch, AC and not seen any difference.

If they get in to it and find you need something not available locally Rovafarm is a good source. Trevor's in AR now and ships USPS flat rate priority so you should have it the next day if ordered early.
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Old June 28th, 2012, 07:10 AM
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It's spelled with an "h". http://www.rovahfarm.com/
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Old June 28th, 2012, 09:41 AM
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Make sure the shop knows how fragile the front wings are or you may end up with the dreaded "elbow dimples".

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Old June 28th, 2012, 10:09 AM
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Sheesh, if anyone can't tell it's a fuel injected Buick I'd not let them work on it.

And stay safe on the Duc!
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Old June 28th, 2012, 10:17 AM
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There is also ext 231 for parts.
If you can change a light bulb you can change air filters and spark plugs.
And even grease the UJ's!
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I hope you change the belts on your ducati regularly otherwise the top of your engine is going to look like a 3d jigsaw from hell when they let go!
Hahahahaaaaaaaaa !! That baby gets a bit more pampered
But its also VERY, VERY needy, lol.[/QUOTE]

I want a 748R .... have cash waiting
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