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julian123 wrote:i fitted a disc brake axle to my 110 1989 v8. the easiest thing to do is get hold of a range rover rear axle which is has disc brakes as standard. the axle will fit straight on to the 110. the ONLY mod you will have to do is alter the length of the prop shaft to suit. i had to do this as my origional axle was a sailsbury, and the range rover replacement axle wasnt a sailsbury. to get the prop altered should be £50 - £80, no more. once you have the disc brakes fitted, you will notice a difference compared to the standard drum brakes - a well worh mod indead.
julian123 wrote:i fitted a disc brake axle to my 110 1989 v8. the easiest thing to do is get hold of a range rover rear axle.............
reb78 wrote:julian123 wrote:i fitted a disc brake axle to my 110 1989 v8. the easiest thing to do is get hold of a range rover rear axle.............
As mentioned before, RRC axles are not rated for the weight of the 110. Whilst i'm sure they work fine, if you have an accident that results in an insurance/police inspection, there is a strong chance the insurance could be invalid as an incorrect part has been used. A salisbury should be replaced with another salisbury (or perhaps a later TD5 axle if i have read other posts correctly).
Edit - VB beat me to it!
reb78 wrote:Thanks for confirming...... i meant TD5 110, not any old TD5 above!
The number of people that think it is ok to use disco alloy wheels on 110s also amazes me - it should be published more widely that some of these conversions are incorrect. Too many mods are carried out in a haphazard way that could result in unroadworthy and potentially dangerous vehicles......you only have to search back through this forum to see what can happen (sadly).
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