Yearly Archives: 2015

Discovery & Defender TD5 EGR Removal

JGS4x4 TD5 EGR Blank Kit

First of all, what is an EGR? Exhaust Gas Recirculation. EGR works by recirculating a portion of an engine’s exhaust gas back to the engine cylinders. This dilutes the O2 in the incoming air stream. The purpose of the EGR system is

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Defender Door Hinges

Are your Defender door hinges stiff or hard to open? Use a squirt of silicone spray to free the door hinge, you may find rust coloured oil dripping out that’s fine and can be wiped off afterwards. Now the hinge

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Winters coming are you ready?

We can all be guilty of taking our vehicles for granted. We turn the key and expect them to work every time. Have we prepared for the journey? We recommend you have an emergency kit in your vehicles this winter.

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JGS4x4 on the SLSLRC London to Brighton Run

JGS Tomcat London To Brighton Early Morning

One cold misty Sunday 4th October 2015 morning, team JGS4x4 met at 5am for the trip to Hook Road Arena to book in at the start of the 2015 London to Brighton run. James and Anna were taking the opportunity to test

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Tomcat Build – By Richard Johnstone

I’m sure most of you have said “I want one of those one day”, well I said that when looking at TomcatWildcat and Bowler vehicles. My first Land Rover was a 1991 200 Discovery 200 Tdi, when I bought my

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Automatic Gearbox Mega Flush Flushing Service

If your auto gearbox is slow at changing gear, juddering or over revving then your auto box could benefit from an ATF flush and fluid change. Discovery 3, 4’s and Range Rover Sport’s with the ZF-6HP automatic gearbox have a

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Post Off Road Maintenance

After a day off road its good practice to do some maintenance checks on the vehicle. Off road driving puts stress on components and we all push our vehicles at times and things do happen. Give your vehicle a good

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JGS4x4 Explains What is Torque and Horsepower?

“Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall. Torque is how far you drive through that wall” The term “Horsepower” was adopted in the late 18th century by Scottish engineer James Watt to compare the output of steam engines with the power

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Land Rover’s Off-Roading and Water!

Water crossing can be a very deceptive challenge. Water has a great habit of being perfectly flat on the surface but hides what lies beneath in the murky depths. Again, a lot of problems can be avoided by walking the

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Driving In or Through Mud

Mud is wet dirt! Mud comes in various types, from thick, bottomless clay to the slippery surface mud found in forests. Key is “As slow as possible but as fast as necessary”, a low gear to give enough engine speed,

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