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Old 13 January 2012, 14:32   #1
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Land Rover Discovery Project

My Dad just offered me his L reg Disco, I've always wanted one so I'm chuffed to bits. Ok, so it's really old but he's owned it from when it was a year old and maintained it all himself.

I'm going over tomorrow so is there anything I should look out for? It's looking a bit shabby so I guess it might need a lot of work.

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Old 13 January 2012, 14:35   #2
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so is there anything I should look out for?
Yeah, I wouldn't tell Mister P if I were you...

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My Dad just offered me his L reg Disco.....is there anything I should look out for?
If my dad gives me something it's usually because he wants something in return
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See how much it is to insure 1st you might get a shock
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Old 13 January 2012, 14:39   #5
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If my dad gives me something it's usually because he wants something in return
I know what you mean..... May be it will be cheaper to buy one
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See how much it is to insure 1st you might get a shock
Are they expensive to insure then?
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It will be a discovery project matey.
First see how many holes you can line up to be able to actually see right through the car.
When, not if, you line up a set, put a scaffold pole right through. If the scaffold touches any metal on the way, that's an indicator that you have discovered it's too much to take on.
If, on the other hand, the pole takes a bit of a shove to pop out of the other side........the discovery is in fact a project that many LR owners would be happy to take on.
Enjoy your voyage of discovery.
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Old 13 January 2012, 15:11   #8
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I'll have a poke about tomorrow and get an insurance quote

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lucky bugger. has it got a towbar already ?
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Old 13 January 2012, 15:57   #10
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I wouldn't say lucky Pete, but at least I won't have to worry about getting the rear tyres wet when launching anymore

Yep, complete with towbar
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