Replacing front and rear brakes
With improved power and torque it’s time for the Td5 to have a new brake system
y Discovery 2 has been having some upgrades to the engine to improve the power and torque delivery for modern 21st century motoring as part of an overall rebuild program. The upgrades include a free-flow exhaust manifold, an upgraded turbocharger and a stainless steel exhaust system. Other upgrades, not yet reported on, include an improved intercooler, silicon hoses and probably an ECU remap.
The braking system of any Land Rover should be regularly checked, and maintained in optimum condition. As the standard power output of this Td5 Discovery 2 (135 bhp) is increased to around 190 bph it is clearly vitally important that the brakes are in perfect condition. When this Disco was last on the road, the brakes were working well, but now it is time to inspect everything thoroughly and ensure that the complete braking system is performing at its very best.
Trevor Cuthbert treats his Td5 Discovery 2 to a new set of brake discs, calipers and pads, and finds the job fairly straightforward