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 **1st off, //eternal// gratitude to TSD for finding this on eBay and not buying it for himself as it was a total and utter bargain.** Also for helping to fit the blessed thing in a cow-shed. **1st off, //eternal// gratitude to TSD for finding this on eBay and not buying it for himself as it was a total and utter bargain.** Also for helping to fit the blessed thing in a cow-shed.
  
-The [[http://​roamerdrive.com/​|Rocky Mountian Roverdrive]] (now called //​Roamerdrive//,​ presumably thanks to JLR's over-zealous legal department) has an excellent reputation (as does all their stuff) but by crikey are they spendy - as of writing they'​re about £1800 to buy new!+The [[http://​roamerdrive.com/​|Rocky Mountian Roverdrive]] (now called //​Roamerdrive//,​ presumably thanks to JLR's over-zealous legal department) has an excellent reputation((Unlike the GKN unit)) ​(as does all their stuff) but by crikey are they spendy - as of writing they'​re about £1800 to buy new!
  
 The original transfer box in the ambulance made a very annoying whine - my guess was the input gear had been replaced but not shimmed - which went right through you. Also the gearing was a little low for relaxed cruising. In a perfect world I'd have bought a Roamerdrive,​ but my realistic expectation was to replace the original 1.410:1 ratio LT230 with a 1.222:1 unit from a Range Rover or Discovery. The original transfer box in the ambulance made a very annoying whine - my guess was the input gear had been replaced but not shimmed - which went right through you. Also the gearing was a little low for relaxed cruising. In a perfect world I'd have bought a Roamerdrive,​ but my realistic expectation was to replace the original 1.410:1 ratio LT230 with a 1.222:1 unit from a Range Rover or Discovery.
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 +===== Notes =====
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 +[[https://​forums.lr4x4.com/​topic/​103284-gkn-overdrive-strip-down/​|GKN overdrive issues]] or "why I am glad I have the Roamerdrive"​.
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