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  1. mbw

    Rear end sagging. Time to work on my EAS.

    So after a few days the rear end is basically all the way down, but the front stays up. So, I think it is time to work on my EAS. I think my plan is to: Get a air drier rebuild kit (one from lucky8 maybe) and rework the drier in case its getting crap into the lines, and its a 2013 (~75k...
  2. mbw

    Protecting the precious Compomotives (and other wheels)

    So, This summer I have to park my rig in an undisclosed and undesirable location for longer than I would like, which means I got a bit paranoid about security of the rig. One thing I wanted to do was throw some locking wheel nuts on. This proved to be a little trickier than I had hoped...
  3. mbw

    Locking Lug Nuts and Better lug nuts.

    So, I recently picked up some black solid lug nuts off ebay... http://www.ebay.com/itm/161201586018?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT And they are perfect. No stupid tin cup cover on them. Just solid parts. And they match my compos. I also wanted to find a set of...
  4. mbw

    Howto: DIY LR4 Alternator replacement

    About a week ago, I jump started someones vehicle. I know I did it correctly, but I still must have managed to burn something out in my alternator. I had/have about 50,600 miles on my 2013 LR4, so no luck with warranty. Land Rover Madison Wisconsin had a pretty **** poor customer service when...
  5. mbw

    Winter prep anyone?

    I didn't want to clutter up the 18" wheel thread, but wanted to post this in case it was useful. Am I the only one that likes to be over prepared in winter and even enjoys a good blizzard? If you have to have it, might as well be extreme right? I just put Blizzak winter tires on my factory...
  6. mbw

    Rear Seat Entertainment screen wont turn on.

    2013 HSE Lux with RSE. My driver side screen wont power up, when the welcome screen or when I tell it to turn on for a DVD. Any idea what could be wrong? The driver seat moves, so its not the driver seat main fuse. Don't know which fuse it is using. Anyone debug this before? Im...
  7. mbw

    Roof Rack Flooring and EO2 Case mount project.

    With all of the camping, boating, travel that my family has been and will be doing this summer, I had a lot of things to get organized and pack for various trips. I needed to be able to pack out 4 people with all the gear to tent camp at a primitive site (no power/water, etc). So, I wanted to...
  8. mbw

    Wont respond to keys

    Towed my boat for about 1.5 hours this morning. Parked the car in my driveway. Shut it off. Then noticed my key wouldn't lock the car. I figured it was the key battery, but I replaced the battery and tried my wifes key that is rarely used and nothing. I even stuck the key under the...
  9. mbw

    Water Issue

    So, I have a water problem. I put some on my LR4 and it ended up really clean!!! OMG. I assume that I need to go find some dirt or mud to fix this issue? Anyone else have this problem? :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
  10. mbw

    Voyager powder coat

    I sent an email already to them and I am hoping they will make this right. I had heard (After I ordered these) that the powder coat was bad on Voyager products. Turns out that is true. Ordered these last summer. One winter later. So I will have to take them off and get them...
  11. mbw

    Skid Plates

    So, I have researched this before and have some notes. Im curious what the opinions are for what the best options for LR4 front sump/skid plates are and what options are good for gas tank and other things. Excluding door sill rock sliders, I think thats covered well. So, ASFIR...
  12. mbw

    Discos in snow picture thread!

    It's that time of year folks, SNOW! Once we get some more I want to pack up the recovery gear, find a few brave friends and head into some deep stuff, but for now, let's hear how the tires are doing in the snow and what it looks like in the cold stuff. Today I was just amused by all the...
  13. mbw

    For my LR4 Friends. Want to get Google Glass?

    This is off topic, but I wanted to specifically make this offer to my LR4 buddies. I have been in the Google Glass Explorer program for a couple years now. It is a lot of fun. I have the chance to invite a few people to join the program. Its $1500 to join. Must be 18+ years old and live...
  14. mbw

    Hunting buck with the side of my rover...

    Took out a pretty good sized buck today with the side of my rover. son of a b*@$#*. Took the drivers mirror clean off, big ass dent in the rear driver side door. Hood is dented up pretty good too. Didn't hardly move the car at all, he came at me from the side and his ass slammed into me...
  15. mbw

    LR4 Towing report... and my new toy

    This might be slightly off topic, but what the heck... So, I towed about 6500 lbs for 5 hours this weekend. LR4 did great. Used a **** ton of fuel, but otherwise I was fine. 5500# Shorelandr trailer, 2014 with tandem disc brakes. With my new toy on it. Sea Ray 240 Select with a...
  16. mbw

    How do I get the cover off thats front side of driver seat?

    I'm trying to install my CB and I am thinking about using the power feed thats under the driver seat. I think I can feel the clips that hold the plastic cover on, front side of seat near floor. But I've pulled on it and it feels like im going to break the damn thing. I've already busted...
  17. mbw

    Tire Styling

    so, bushway has white lettering on his tires with black wheels... on a fuji. I am in the process of getting black 18" compomotive wheels, and I think the Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor. I can get them with black walls or with the white lettering. Trying to get opinions on what looks good...
  18. mbw

    Spare Wheel Protector, from RLD

    Not sure how many of you frequent the disco4.com forums, but I wanted to post this here so people knew about it. A member on that forum, RLD (aka Uncle Ray) fabricates all sorts of nice stuff for land rovers. I recently bought one of his spare wheel protectors to keep people from stealing my...
  19. mbw

    I got egged!

    Driving along in Marion Iowa the other night, about 30 MPH. It was dark but the street lights were lighting things up a bit. Egg came out of nowhere and hit above the driver side rear window. BAM! I didn't see who threw it, my defensive reflex was fairly correct... same as you would do if...
  20. mbw

    WTB: 19" OEM Wheels for LR4

    I'd like to get a set of 19" wheels for dedicated snow tires. Would like TPMS sensors if possible also, but I guess I could do those separate. I am in Dubuque, IA (52002) Ideally i would get another set of the new style 7-Spoke 19" that come on the 2013 LR4 HSE Lux, but I will consider...
  21. mbw

    2014 LR4 Facelift

    http://www.carmagazine.co.uk/Secret-new-cars/Search-Results/Spyshots/Land-Rover-Discovery-4-facelift-2013-spy-shots/ Land Rover's Discovery is getting supercharged V6 power, for the 2014 model year. The engine will replace the naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8 in some markets.... (without...
  22. mbw

    J.D. Power dependability survey, ouch

    Well, its not looking good for land rover still. http://www.autoblog.com/2013/02/13/j-d-power-vehicle-dependability-at-all-time-high-lexus-and-po/
  23. mbw

    Loadspace accessories

    I'm gawking at accessories and trying to figure out what to get. Rigid Loadspace Protector looks nice. the 2013 lr4 brochure lists two part numbers, one is not cargo divider compatible.. what's the difference between EBF500010 and EBF500080? The Loadspace rubber mat looks ok, doesnt have...
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