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Old 21 September 2009, 16:30   #21
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Is there anything else for towing? I pull 3.5t (max legal limit), trying to catch 2nd with a manual on a hill with that lot behind you takes a bit of skill.
I often use low ratio on my Discovery - most hill starts with a heavy trailer are in 2nd or 3rd low - pulls much better than 1st or 2nd high. Work up to 5th gear low - then change into 2nd or 3rd high - takes a bit of a knack but it's great.

The Discovery 2 TD5 auto was great for towing - very easy.
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Old 30 September 2009, 14:46   #22
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an auto td5 or tdv6 landrover discovery is best all round and then theres me with a manual hahaha
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Old 01 October 2009, 08:21   #23
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Range rover 4.6ltr V8 hse, running on LPG, crusing at 80-90 mph 35-36 mpg equivilent and 34mpg towing at 65 ish

Had a disco 3.9 on single point LPG towed my pac up a slipway, didn't even use lock diff (was jammed anyway) 2nd low range and good on fuel as long as you were booting it 90-100mph 34mpg equivilent, 60-70 mph 24mpg
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Range rover 4.6ltr V8 hse, running on LPG, crusing at 80-90 mph 35-36 mpg equivilent and 34mpg towing at 65 ish

Had a disco 3.9 on single point LPG towed my pac up a slipway, didn't even use lock diff (was jammed anyway) 2nd low range and good on fuel as long as you were booting it 90-100mph 34mpg equivilent, 60-70 mph 24mpg
What does the lawnmower do to the gallon??
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303.45 sq/yds.
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Old 06 October 2009, 05:24   #26
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What does the lawnmower do to the gallon??

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On an endurance event it would use about 5-6 gallons for the weekend, 3 x 1hr practice sessions and 6hrs of racing.

I have had to give it up, as i has been a bit poorly.
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On an endurance event it would use about 5-6 gallons for the weekend, 3 x 1hr practice sessions and 6hrs of racing.

I have had to give it up, as i has been a bit poorly.
Sorry to hear that - hope you're better now?
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Sorry to hear that - hope you're better now?
On the mend mate.

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On the mend mate.

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