Defender pissing oil out the top of the G/B

TheIronDuke

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#1
My Defender is pissing oil out the top of the gearbox. I think this can only be the gasket on the selector box. Because there is nothing else up there that can piss oil.

Can I fix that through the top by ripping off the gear shift rubber? Or do I have to drop the box? Which, lets face it, is a ******* hassle.

Any advice welcome. I'd go on the Landy forums and ask, but frankly those people scare me.
 

TheIronDuke

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#3
i'd say its probably broke mate!
Yeah. Not quite what you said when you PM'ed me with "You can piss oil all over my tits then curl one out on my chest Lovely Iron Duke" was it?

Park yourself Babes and have a moment. Men are talking about important things here. Get yourself a packet of Quavers. Stick it on my tab. Daddy loves you. xxx

So, can I do the selector box gasket from the top. Or what?
 

jarrod248

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#5
You people never listen to my advice about Land rovers. They break, they leak, they are a drain on resources, they are underpowered.
You start at one end replace everything and smugly think nothing else can go wrong, then you start again.
 

TheIronDuke

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#8
You people never listen to my advice about Land rovers. They break, they leak, they are a drain on resources, they are underpowered.
You start at one end replace everything and smugly think nothing else can go wrong, then you start again.
Communist.
 
#9
Can't remember, i know work on armour so my squat meching is behind me. but i remember having the fault on a TUM and it was the breather.

It needs a breather to allow for expansion of the oil etc, and to allow gases to well gass off.

try asking on the REME page ask for help from squat mechs, you will get abuse but they may just help.
 

TheIronDuke

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#10
It needs a breather to allow for expansion of the oil etc, and to allow gases to well gass off.
Cheers. Breather pipe located and replaced. Now leaking engine oil from a coflexip on the manifold side at the bottom of the engine. Jesus. Does it never end?
 

TheIronDuke

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#13
Nope

Its a Land Rover, what do you expect?
Yeah. Thanks. In other news, the Sov breezed throught the MOT today. They asked me if I planned on keeping the beast so I said "Dunno". Expecting the worst.

They said it is one of the best examples of a V8 Sov they have seen. And I should keep it in good nick. I was thrilled until I realised...

They are a garage. So they would say that, wouldnt they? You just cant win with motors, can you?
 
#14
Well I feel that I had a result with my last bit of Discovery-pokery. Including a free baseball cap! to no doubt make me forget the imminent danger of becoming a crispy crittur that I had blithely been ignorant off...

Touch wood the MG is doing nicely too - especially at the weekend when the roof was down, down, down! One of the mums at the Fenianette's school normally has either ignored me pointedly or given me her Padington Bear hard stare, as presumably she considers whether death or penal servitude would be appropriate for me. Seeing me all macho and full of elan in my red chariot of sport, she came all over girlish and no doubt ejaculated some lady pre-cum in her gusset. She giggled her annoying giggle and gushed about how she would love a ride in it. The way she was oozing, wet as an otter's pocket the skinny blonde tart, I though If this ever happened then thank heavens for leather seats...
 
#15
At least with a Land Rover you know when it has run out of oil, it's stopped leaking. :)
 

TheIronDuke

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#16
At least with a Land Rover you know when it has run out of oil, it's stopped leaking. :)
Yeah, sage advice. It is a bit like Jesus Christ saying "You know when you are fucked. Judas Escariott bools up and says he is your Mukka". But summer is in the post and I cant be arsed crawling around under the beast. Anybody know a website for cheap hypoid oil?
 
#17
Yeah, sage advice. It is a bit like Jesus Christ saying "You know when you are fucked. Judas Escariott bools up and says he is your Mukka". But summer is in the post and I cant be arsed crawling around under the beast. Anybody know a website for cheap hypoid oil?
Do as a "dodgy mechanic" mate I knew, filled a g/box with squashed bannanas, then ******* sell it to some other knob who think landrovers are a good idea!
 

TheIronDuke

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#18
Do as a "dodgy mechanic" mate I knew, filled a g/box with squashed bannanas, then ******* sell it to some other knob who think landrovers are a good idea!
Squashed Hovis will last longer than fruit. If this was a Pikey Bastard Flogging A Heap Of Shite thread, then your monkey business would have merit.

But it is not. Have you got a caravan for sale perchance?
 
#19
Yeah, sage advice. It is a bit like Jesus Christ saying "You know when you are fucked. Judas Escariott bools up and says he is your Mukka". But summer is in the post and I cant be arsed crawling around under the beast. Anybody know a website for cheap hypoid oil?
By replacing the breather on the gearbox case you may have identified the original cause of overpressure in the head. Maybe....
 
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trowel

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#20
Do as a "dodgy mechanic" mate I knew, filled a g/box with squashed bannanas, then ******* sell it to some other knob who think landrovers are a good idea!
I`ve had my old Defender for yonks. Yes it leaks a bit, but despite my use and abuse, it has never let me down. I don`t want to know which piece of foreign rubbish you drive about in.
 

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