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oldstout
 


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United Kingdom 2006 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Lux Auto Santorini BlackDiscovery 3
Hidden crud behind front wheel arch alert!

I recently removed my wheel arch and inner arches to get to the passenger side sunroof drain valve and was surprised by just how much debris was inside the back of the wheel arch!! Sad






Both front wheels had the same amount of debris including leaves, sand and mud. Presumably this would cause rot at some point in the bodywork so better to get it out from time to time Cool
  
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anglefire
 


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Yeah, get that a lot. Back ones are the same.
 Mark.
2006, D3 SE Auto - gone but not forgotten.
2014 BMW 530d M Sport Tourer.
1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500

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oldstout
 


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Cheers, I'll check those too then Thumbs Up
  
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Chris100pc
 


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I've put inspecting these on this weekends to do list. Should do a few more mpg without that lot onboard. :thumbsup:
 Chris

MY 04 54 plate D3 2.7 HSE Auto in Tonga Green.
121k and going up.
Mud flaps all round
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LED's Inside and out.
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Discoveringcomfort
 


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England 2005 Discovery 3 4.4 V8 HSE Auto Zambezi SilverDiscovery 3

Thanks for this, I took the front bumper off due to a faulty park sensor so ckecked this.

Loads of dirt but due to LR using mild steel screws on the mud flaps they are impossible to remove so I had to use an air jet to blow it out, straight up into my face!!
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Series 2 Hibrid V8
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Biker Pete
 


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I filled a carrier bag with mud from behind my front arches Shocked
  
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JAB
 


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Netherlands 2012 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 HSE Auto Santorini BlackDiscovery 4

Guys,

How do I remove the arches without damaging anything. My experience is broken yellow plastic stuff and not being able to refit the arches.. Any tips would be helpfull....

Jan
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I keep spare clips ready to use. They come in two parts, attach each part of clip to each of parts being joined, then press together.
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I've been under the car to remove the suspension compressor and didn't like what I saw, mainly heavy surface rust. Anyway today I decided to remove the side step and sill trim from the n/s. As you can see there was plenty of crud and a couple of scabby rust patches on the sill.



 Simon.
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oldstout
 


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Ouch Shocked
  
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