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Old 13 September 2004, 02:41   #21
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Is sad. A couple of friends of mine one bought the Land Rover V8 and the other one the Freelander. Both vehicles have major problems.
Gear box gone on both and the Freelander needed the alternbator changing, power steering and brake system. Both bought brand new cars and now they have about 10-15000 kms (6,200-9,300 miles about) on the clock.
However my Range Rover that was made in 1978 has done 200000 miles, never changed the engine and I have it since I was at the univercity is still going with no problems, just need to change the baring in the gear box next year.
Now I said this I will jink it
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Old 13 September 2004, 04:46   #22
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mmmm.. interesting, when you say Land Rover V8, do you mean Disco/Rangie?
If not, what model V8 Defender and were did they buy it from?
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Old 13 September 2004, 05:14   #23
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Jono the V8 is the defender. Both vehicles were bought in Greece and they were made in the UK. Apparently they say that the ones that are made in Spain are a lot better (and I didn't know that they made them in Spain also )
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Old 13 September 2004, 05:39   #24
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............Apparently they say that the ones that are made in Spain are a lot better............
They don't make Land Rovers in Spain.

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Old 13 September 2004, 06:35   #25
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I thought that making Range Rovers in Spain was strange. Here people think that they do.
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Des, I think Manos may be refering to the old Santana licenced models.

Hey Manos, A new Defender V8! Wow, where did he manage to buy that? You won't believe the difficulty I had when I tried to order a special build! If he has a "contact" I'd be grateful for when I replace my current TD5.
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A new Defender V8!.....If he has a "contact" I'd be grateful for when I replace my current TD5.
That's my boy! Out with these confounded diesels, God damn them
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Old 13 September 2004, 07:07   #28
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Jono will ask and let you know. As far as I think though it was from the Greek Range Rover dealer, but will ask the question nevertheless.
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They don't make Land Rovers in Spain.

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Yes, but for Gods sake don't mention that they also make them in South Africa.

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Old 13 September 2004, 09:58   #30
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Now you mentioned Mark ...................
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