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The wife likes this very much...shame the wheel is on the wrong side for us

 

 

I can see how that'd be a problem, it'd be fun to watch her scream as you pull out to overtake and she gets first glimpse of an artic coming straight at her though

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Anybody spending £2500 on a 40k car is taking a risk , if you don't like that risk rent a KIA for £30 a week , this is a MOt'd running, driving, all the warning lights go out, AC works , sunroof works ,radio works, 8mm on the tyres Range Rover for £2500 which is as cheap as they get

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Thanks for that, anybody spending £2500 on a 40k car is taking a risk , if you don't like that risk rent a KIA for £30 a week , this is a MOt'd running, driving, all the warning lights go out, AC works , sunroof works ,radio works, 8mm on the tyres Range Rover for £2500 which is as cheap as they get 

 

Sincere apologies, somehow I missed a massive chunk of the thread and didn't twig that the subject had changed from where my head was at the point I thought I was writing my reply, I have edited my post due to its unhelpful nature.

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Just another update, this is on a  sorn , battery was knackered so I've just fitted a new one, started first time, all lights went out, nothing bad to report , still for sale £2500 but I've decided I really like it so I'm not taking less, I've got close to 4k in it now

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 for sale £2500  I'm not taking less, I've got close to 4k in it now

 

Just putting that here. How many miles have you done? i.e. cost per mile ? 

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Yep -  was like that for the jag, lost money on it but got to drive it around for 5 months! and by having the MOT work done it got to live on for another 12 months. 

 

I'd have actually lost less money if I scrapped it when the MOT was up but it really was to clean to scrap for the sake of a couple hundred with the MOT man.

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I am in turmoil here, I have no requirement for a 4x4, no need to tow anything, and most of the time I'm the only person in the car but I WANT THIS.  A friend has had one for 10 years now and it's thoroughly lived up to it's reputation for unreliability and ruinous running costs, but I STILL WANT IT.  Let's see it again so some other sucker can impulse-buy it before I do something stupid:

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I'm damn glad I've just got my XJR or I'd be seriously tempted by this.

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There's a a fear of Range Rovers , you'd think they have a reputation for unreliability

 

This one needs a lot of cleaning and the boot emptying beforeits ready for sale and It's too cold to be bothered with it and the MOT is due soon so I'm witdrawingit from sale

 

I'd start your own thread though , people will think it's £1000

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Another update , after standing for a couple of months on a battery conditioner I fired it up and , no warning lights , everything works, took it for mot today which it passed

 

But , it does like to remind you it's a range rover , set off this morning, got 100m and the rear OS passenger window went down , put it back up, 2 minutes later went down on it's own again

 

I think it's trying to scare me

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The oil leak was a leaking pipe for the gearbox cooler , he nipped it up but it might want an o ring , bottom of the engine was spotless , also fixed the loose brake disc shield back on so no more rattles on every bump

 

When it was on the mot ramp a fiat 500 was behind it , christ it's massive , the fiat looked like a lifeboat next to a ship

 

I'm going to have to get those rear inner arches looked at though, they're not getting any better just leaving them

 

Anybody know a welder who might be able to fabricate the parts for reasonable money , I've already got too much money in it so I'm reluctant to spend a lot more on it

 

Looks quite good in the dark

 

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This is now officially 100% for sale , I've decided I don't really need it plus my tame mechanic of 16 years who has provided sterling(cheap) service has got a bloody job so he's finishing in 2 weeks

 

It now has 12 months test on it , oil leak was o rings on the gearbox cooler pipes which have been replaced today , rattle was the cover on the brake disc which has also been fixed

 

Any questions please ask

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