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Old 06 August 2010, 17:04   #51
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No-one has mentioned Rav 4 's yet, are they any good?
Thats a easy answer.............NO!
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Old 06 August 2010, 17:09   #52
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Oh yeah willk, whoops.. That was ages ago. It's been Cowes Week since then!
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Old 06 August 2010, 18:45   #53
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It's been Cowes Week since then!
Fair 'nuff, the lad next door is muck spreading here too, it doesn't half wreck your head!
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Old 09 August 2010, 07:36   #54
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No-one's mentioned a Nissan X-Trail.

I changed my Volvo V50 - which was cramped in side & had poor performance for a 2 litre Diesel X-Trail & IMHO l reckon it's iddeal, not only fro "normal" driving & packing in the family, but also for towing & launching,. Big hard wearing boot and over 40 mpg overall.

I'm sure though everyone will recommend what they have!
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No-one's mentioned a Nissan X-Trail.

I changed my Volvo V50 - which was cramped in side & had poor performance for a 2 litre Diesel X-Trail & IMHO l reckon it's iddeal, not only fro "normal" driving & packing in the family, but also for towing & launching,. Big hard wearing boot and over 40 mpg overall.

I'm sure though everyone will recommend what they have!
I am currently borrowing my Dads X Trail Sport 2.2 TD

It's a great vehicle for day to day and tows like a dream, pretty economical too.

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I use a Shogun, it does the job well, tows a dream. It is however a japanese tractor that someone put a shiny body on and istalled some leather seats, refined and quiet it is not, does about 27mpg though.
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Disco4 3.0l auto, phenominal towing machine. Accelerates up the 1in4 Blue Bank coming out of Whitby pulling 2 tonnes of boat & still manages 24mpg
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Disco4 3.0l auto, phenominal towing machine. Accelerates up the 1in4 Blue Bank coming out of Whitby pulling 2 tonnes of boat & still manages 24mpg
That's the one I want. Shame they only put the nasty 2.7 in the commercial here - I'll have to import.
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That's the one I want. Shame they only put the nasty 2.7 in the commercial here - I'll have to import.
Are you sure? the 2.7 has been replaced by the 3.0l in the commercial here in the UK Some people lucked out & ordered the 2.7 manual & got the 3.0l auto at no extra charge. AFAIK the 2.7l has been discontinued for the 2011my. The commercial comes with the 3.0l 211hp as standard, you can pay about a grand & have it "upgraded" to 246hp as a factory option. Word has it that you will be able to have it re-mapped after market for much less than a grand.
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I have to say that I thought my 3.2TD Shogun was a good tow vehicle until I brought my Disco 3.

Yes I'd like to move up to a D4, but the small matter of @40K is in the way a bit

Have you guys found:-
http://www.disco3.co.uk/forum/index.php

It's where I hang out now when I'm not on here, and they cover D4s too.

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