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tlt
 


Member Since: 02 Sep 2006
Location: Austin, TX
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United States 2005 LR3 4.4 V8 SE Auto Zambezi SilverLR3
Spares Kit

Putting together a spares kit is a lively topic, often discussed but not well documented. The size of your spares and tools kit should vary based on the type and distance of travel. In addition consideration must be taken based on the distance from communications, services and parts availability. This kit is setup for a V8 4.4L Petrol. With the contributions of others it would be nice develop a Turbo Diesel (TD) version. Items with a "*" are common to all vehicles.

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Most of the pricing in this list is in USD, and with input from others we will also price it in the UK. This will give people a general sense of the investment required to put together their own spares kit.

My spares kit is setup for trips that are in the US, but frequently 30 or more miles from the nearest house or town. In order to carry all the suggested spares people talk about, you just about need a trailer to haul it all. If I were trekking off in Africa or some other remote area, I would probably carry some of these items. Often people consider adding items such as;

Air Strut: In order to do this, you need 1 front and 1 rear.
Alternator: This item does fail and when it happens you are dead in the water.
Starter: These do fail occasionally.
Spare Airlines or some kind of patch kit for the plastic lines-- this would be very useful. Kind of crazy to have to carry the lines, but a patch kit would be nice.

The items I chose to build up in my kit, are a result of direct experience and forums. One truth I have found over time, is that every common failure discussed will eventually happen it is only a question of when. So you either need to do preventative maintenance, or wait until a failure. As a result, some items in my spares kit are used items, replaced prior to failure. I do not carry these at all times, but when going on a longer trek, I add them. These items are;

PQR500330 Serpentine belt, primary belt, lr3, 4.4l 1 $19.64
PQS500221 Ac belt, range rover sport, 4.4l 2006 - 2009 1 $13.93
PQG500030 Belt tensioner, serpentine belt, range rover 2006 - 2009 1 $48.09
PQG500220 Belt tensioner, ac belt, range rover sport, from 7a113766 2007 - 2009 1 $66.03
PQR500350 Idler pulley, lr3, 4.4l 2006 - 2009 1 $17.42

XKB500110 Stoplamp switch, range rover sport 2006 - 2010 1 $11.96 *
YWB500220 electrical, fuse & relay, relay ENGINE COMPARTMENT, 70 amp 1 $12.04 *

The new items carried are a combination of bits and pieces which commonly break, fail, go missing or might be needed. These items

Unfortunately Land Rover requires 4 different height sensors. So these are added to the kit;
LR020157 Front suspension, Ride control, Front sensor, lr3, right - w/air suspension - W/AIR SUSPENSION 1 $44.22 *
LR020155 Front suspension, Ride control, Front sensor, lr3, left - w/air suspension - W/AIR SUSPENSION 1 $44.22 *
LR020161 Rear suspension, Ride control, Rear sensor, lr3, right - w/air suspension - W/AIR SUSPENSION 1 $44.22 *
LR020159 Rear suspension, Ride control, Rear sensor, lr3, left - w/air suspension - W/AIR SUSPENSION 1 $44.22 *
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YTB500300 Electrical, Chassis electrical, Battery, Negative cable, Negative cable, lr3 2 $30.15
LR020590 KIT - COMPRESSOR o-ring, rubber flap, spring 1 $7.11 *
JPO500010 KIT - COMPRESSOR all the above, plus bolts, large spring, more seals, etc. 1 $25.06*
TYG500130 BOLT - PROPSHAFT>DIFF DIS3 - RRS (G) 5 $1.30 *
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Shift Components (lifted from the site for vehicles with Auto Transmission);
LR012704 - Lever £2.96
WYH000040 - Nut - flanged £0.42
VYH500020 - Nut - Hex £0.42
TYG000050 - Bolt £2.02
TZT500040 - Bush £3.43
TYF000050 - Washer - spring £2.63

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Fitted 2, to replace original ones prone to fail. As a result a rim can be destroyed. Also now carry 2 spares.
RYG501580 Bolt Back 2010 - 2011 Bolt M14 x 80mm, various apps inc Rear stabilizer bar 5 $2.99 *
improved:
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Improved part from original, Replaced 2, kept one working one as spare, although you do not need to carry it, a single strut will now hold up the hood.
LR009106 Hood, Hood and components, Strut, Strut 2 $26.96 *

BHE780060 Lift gate, Gate and hardware, Support cylinder, Support cylinder 1 $23.71 *

Light Bulbs and sundries, the descriptions are edited to attempt to list all intended sockets, not for LED vehicles.

XZQ000020 - EXTERIOR BULBS LR3; Rear Tail/Stop Lamp Bulb 4 $2.54 *
XZQ000060 - Front Side Repeater, License Lamp Bulb, interior lamp 4 $2.54 *
XZQ000080 Rear lamps, Combination lamps, Marker lamp bulb, Marker lamp bulb Back 4 $0.94 *
LR023977 Cabin air filter, lr3, oder and particles filter 2005 - 2009 1 $52.68 *

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Various body clips, snaps, screws, fasteners. The list will be edited to add part numbers. There are a bunch of pictures in the gallery.
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The height rods, are the original rods, having replaced them with aftermarket GNV rods. If something goes wrong, like a broken or missing clip, I can fit the old ones. The rods did not come with spare clips.

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Tools and equipment, most people on the site most likely have all this and more;
Based on tinkering around on the vehicle the following metric tools are used the most, therefore carried;
3/8 drive
Metric socket set
Metric deep well set
universal joint, extension, ratchet.
Metric combination wrench set
Hex socket, star
pliers, cutters, needle nose
metric Allen wrenches
Magnetic pickup
Assorted cable ties
Hammer, electrical tape, spare splicing wire.
Fuse Value pack - assortment

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Finally place all the equipment in a case, which can be stored, moved keeps all the parts clean, safe from impact, moisture and dirt is important. It is equally important to have it all in one place. The bulbs and fasteners are all in original packaging and then placed in separate larger ziplock bags to keep them neat and together.

There you go, you are ready to roll...
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Post #9171423rd Apr 2012 8:03 pm
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Hess
 


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Scotland 2005 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Adriatic BlueDiscovery 3

Thud Basically, you're the man!
A well prepared man!
  
Post #9171973rd Apr 2012 9:31 pm
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United Kingdom 2007 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Java BlackDiscovery 3

Holy Moly!!! That's a comprehensive spares kit!!!

How big is the Pelicase? & everything is in there? Thumbs Up
 Bodsys Brake Bible

D4/D3 Remote FBH heat kits
BAS Remaps/ EGR Blank
Transmission Flush
Software updates/enabling


Clock/ SNOTM /3Flash / 4x4Info /BT Update /Service Reset/Error Codes / Gearbox Reset
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Post #9185638th Apr 2012 9:44 am
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tlt
 


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United States 2005 LR3 4.4 V8 SE Auto Zambezi SilverLR3

Everything fits in the case with the exception of the belt tensioners. You need to remove one layer of foam. but as pictured everything is in the case. The case is a Pelican Storm Case. Details are provided below.

Most of the boxed items are UN-boxed to save room. The exception are the height sensors, it was easier to keep them marked because they are all different, and they need to be protected.

Pelicanâ„¢ Storm iM2200 Case with Foam - Black

Two Press & Pull Latches
Double-layered, Soft-grip Handle
Two Padlockable Hasps
Vortex® Valve
Flush Powerful Hinges
Meets Carry-on Regulations
Lightweight Strong HPX® Resin
Watertight
Guaranteed For Life

Interior Dimensions: 15.00" x 10.50" x 6.00" (38.1 x 26.7 x 15.2 cm)
Exterior Dimensions: 16.20" x 12.70" x 6.60" (41.1 x 32.2 x 16.8 cm)
  
Post #9186758th Apr 2012 4:02 pm
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United States 2005 LR3 4.4 V8 SE Auto Zambezi SilverLR3

Well the Koni Shocks finally arrived, it only took 2 1/2 months to get here. Apparently they put them in a barrel and waited for them to drift here. Next week the fitting begins...
  
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United States 2005 LR3 4.4 V8 SE Auto Zambezi SilverLR3

The two CV joints same part number, two different size splines. HUB would not fit on the spline on both CV joints, it fit on just one. I must have gotten the Friday night, or Monday morning batch, as I ordered two CV joints. As it turns out, they sent 1 front and 1 rear, both in boxes marked as front, with front part number...

If you order CV joints, have them checked against a hub before you tear things apart.

So, all the work is complete.

Replaced the front upper and lower suspension arms.
Replaced the rear upper and lower bushings.
Replaced the rear bearings.
Replaced the front CV joints, and hubs (bearings)
Replaced all brakes with EBC slotted rotors and green stuff pads
Replaced the front and rear anti roll bar bushings.
Rebuilt the Air Struts and replaced the OEM dampers with the Koni FSD.
Rebuilt the front differential.

Vehicle now handles better than original in my opinion.
  
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United States 2005 LR3 4.4 V8 SE Auto Zambezi SilverLR3

Koni update

Two years on and the Koni FSD are still doing fine. The ride is a bit softer than factory, which makes for smoother trail riding. The highway ride is fine, and handling is good, with a slight bit more body lean than with factory struts.
  
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Scotland 2005 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Zambezi SilverDiscovery 3

I did similar last year. Changed all 8 wishbones, the drop links and arb bushes.
Haven't changed the rear bearings and cv joints as they seem good.
I did all the brakes and brake lined as well.

Will likely change the struts at some point next year as they will be 10 years old and will have 140k so could do with a freshen up.

Will agree with it riding much better with the work done. Thumbs Up
  
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