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  1. Defender Technical Discussions
    Hey all im having problems with a build we have done with a 200tdi with 4hp-22 trans out of a disco 1 . up until now we have had no issues but all of the sudden turn the key and no crank ,while under this condition with the key held in crank position the starter signal wire reads 7.5v and if...
  2. Defender Technical Discussions
    Hi Everyone. Happy Holidays! I am in Big Sky Montana and need a new starter for my truck. Gauges won't go on but truck is starting up just fine. I was told it was the starter that needs to be replaced. I can get into details regarding the engine and things once I hopefully find someone who can...
  3. Defender Technical Discussions
    This is my first post here, so thank you in advance for your collective help... this one has me stumped... I now live in Arizona and I have a low mileage 1989 Defender 90 (picture attached); 92,000km 2.5L 200tdi engine ... In the morning, or when the engine is cold, it starts immediately...
  4. Wanted
    Looking for that little protector plate that fits under the starter - to protect the starter. or if someone had a photo or drawing, and a couple of measurements I can probably fab it up.
  5. For Sale - Parts
    Parts, pulled from my 1988 ROW 110: Front brake calipers, original, solid brake rotors (P/N RTC5572/RTC5573), worked well before removal (replaced with vented brakes in the general front axle refresh) - USD65/CAD80 for the pair. Rear view mirrors, original Britax, flat mirror (non-convex)...
  6. Defender Technical Discussions
    Hello, two questions today. I was going to do a compression test this weekend but I cant get it to turn over. It turned over twice then nothing. I looked in the manual to see if there is a starter relay but it just shows that there are three relays behind the fuse panel. One of the relays does...
  7. Defender Technical Discussions
    Hello Everyone, I am hoping someone can help me out. I recently had a 1987 Land Rover Defender 110 2.5 Liter Diesel pick up truck restored. The starter has now gone. Where can I locate/buy a new complete starter. I just want to swap out the old for new. Does anyone have any recommendations?
  8. Defender Technical Discussions
    Prior to trying to pull out my starter today I read a bunch of stories about how much a PITA the bolts were going to be. In preparation I removed the down pipe from the turbo exhaust and moved the oil supply line for the turbo. As i started this I found that the down pipe seems to not be fully...
  9. Defender Technical Discussions
    Hey Guys, having some trouble finding the RIGHT starter motor for my car. I have a 1991 D90 200TDI. I ordered one from LDParts in the UK and its about 1 - 1.5 inches longer than the one that was in there and it doesn't fit but they seem to think it should. Anyone have this same issue? Any...
  10. Defender Technical Discussions
    My starter went out last weekend and I've been waiting all week for my replacement to ship from England... :whistling: When I had a DeLorean, of course the local auto parts stores couldn't look up my car parts (even though DMC-12s were sold in the US!) so I would just tell them that I had a...
  11. Defender Technical Discussions
    Strange thing - tried to start the 110 and it won’t start. It did start just fine yesterday. When we turn over the key the truck beeps twice. Wondering if this has happened to anyone and whether they can help me diagnose it.
  12. Defender Technical Discussions
    Looking for a picture of existing heat shield for '89 110 (RHD). Have material and want to fabricate myself. Looking for guidance. Thanks.
  13. Defender Technical Discussions
    My 2.5NA has started an intermittent problem. I turn the key to start and the starter solenoid goes "click" and nothing turns. Sometimes after 2 or 3 clicks the starter engages and the engine starts. Sometimes I need to click many times. The last time I gave up after 40 or 50 clicks, I push...
  14. For Sale - Parts
    I'm in the Air Force and the government has decided to move me to Florida. As such, there are some things I don't want to ship. They need to go to a good home in the next two weeks or they are gone forever. First up is a full set of seats (fronts w/middle and 2 rear side benches) from my 88...
  15. Defender Technical Discussions
    Calling all engine bay noise, clicking, thudding, grinding, whining and thundering sound experts! Prior to the vehicle being parked for a month or two, the engine ran flawlessly without any suspicious noise. Nothing in the engine bay seemed to have leaked, all levels were normal. So...
  16. Series Technical Discussions
    70 IIA petrol, also with pushbutton, looks like the starter solenoid gave up the ghost. These things can't be unique, is there a recommended over the counter replacement or certain specs I can shop for at the local parts store? thanks
  17. Defender Technical Discussions
    When i turn the ignition key to my '86 2.5L diesel, the starter motor engages the flywheel momentarily, and then retracts before starting the engine. If I keep the key turned, the starter motor makes a whirring noise. There is no grinding. If I let go of the key, everything turns of, as it...
  18. For Sale - Parts
    Have a customer that ordered this starter from another company overseas, it is not correct for his vehicle and the cost to ship it back over would be too much PM me for his email $250 + shipping
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