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I have a discovery 2 TD5 automatic and I want to change the engine for a faster more economical diesel motor. What do you recommend. I often tow an off road trailer and have a roof rack with a roof top ten on it.

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I wouldnt recomend it for 2 reasons,
first,changing from gas to diesel or diesel to gas is a very difficult because of ecm,s and wireing harnesses.
second, the land rover has one of the best tow drive packages there is, hard to improve on,
If you need more power and economy perhaps an upgrade to a larger tow vehicle

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