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Old 16 September 2004, 12:46   #1
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Mitsubishi L200 Warrior V Defender 110 Double Cab County Spec

Had my mind made up about the warrior until today at bluewater shopping centre landrover were trying to sell stuff

so i can,t help but ask the question

my buget to spend is £22500 incl vat

landrover will do a 110 defender double cab TD5
with the following
A/C
C/D player instead of grammer phone two crap speakers
met paint
tow bar

for £22600.00 incl vat

they will only give me 9k plus vat for my L200 FOURLIFE 02 plate


the deal on the warrior is

top spec
leather
6 stack cd
a/c
met paint
alloys
fog lights
diff lock
all the toys

for £22480.00 incl vat

they will give me 10k + vat for my L200

so do i get the defender and drop the a/c to balance the deal or just get the warrior

what to you lot think
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Old 16 September 2004, 13:07   #2
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Old 16 September 2004, 13:12   #3
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its all your fault you lot landrover this landrover that i will have to renew my
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no alloys or a/c

just would need to get landrover to match the 5% apr from mitsubishi

still don,t know will it break down all the time
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dont forget the three year guarantee
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Old 16 September 2004, 13:21   #6
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Old 16 September 2004, 13:31   #7
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dont forget the three year guarantee

i know landrover guarantee that it will need fixing lots of times over three
years and they will do it for free

i all so know if i go to the dealer we use for whats left of the landrovers at work fleet he will do a better deal

this will make you laugh he offered 9k part ex when the book price trade in is 10k due to ha ha ha it will take 12 weeks for delivery of the new 110
and they said in 12 weeks my truck will have lost 1k how mads is that
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Go for the Mistubishi. In Greece everyone's got them. They are tought little pickup trucks with everything on them and cheep too
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Absolutely no debate, whatsoever - you buy the Land Rover Crew Cab.

Dan, I'm afraid that in certain aspects of life you must realise that there is so much more to consider than getting what you perceive to be the 'deal' of the century. You know damn well, in your heart of hearts, that you want the Land Rover but you're desperately trying to justify to yourself the purchase of that tasteless, gawdy, glitzy, classless piece of Japanese junk that every drug dealer south of Glasgow wants to get his hands on. The fact that you've even started a thread about it immediately indicates to me your true feelings on the subject. And whilst you may save a few quid now, every time you see a Defender on the road you'll wish you'd bought one.

You're just hoping against hope that Ribnet forum members will dissuade you against the Landie by citing the predictable catalogue of breakdowns you're going to incur and how much more comfortable the Mitsubishi will be. Largely irrelevant due to a comprehensive warranty, and anyway thousands of Defender owners (cf. Chrisallse and my own brother) have had absolutely no problems whatsoever with their new LR's. You've got to keep this vehicle for some 3 years so stop p*ssing about and get the one you want, the 110.
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Absolutely no debate, whatsoever - you buy the Land Rover Crew Cab.

You've got to keep this vehicle for some 3 years so stop p*ssing about and get the one you want, the 110.
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Chocolate

What do Landys have in common with chocolate, they are soft, as are their parts.Might I remind you of a survey I read most unreilable car was a Disco, second was Freelander, why will the Defender be any different.In Ireland Rover have a terrible name, Defenders have one big weakness their gearbox, I personally know of a friend who has terrible trouble with his. An L200 now thats a piece of kit, why buy a Landy, is it just that they are UK built, they look cool, thats where it stops, you will not surpass japanese engineering, I am not Landy bashing, its a fact
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Phil I think Land Rover should employ you for their Marketing Manager allong with Chris
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What do Landys have in common with chocolate, they are soft, as are their parts.Might I remind you of a survey I read most unreilable car was a Disco, second was Freelander, why will the Defender be any different.In Ireland Rover have a terrible name, Defenders have one big weakness their gearbox, I personally know of a friend who has terrible trouble with his. An L200 now thats a piece of kit, why buy a Landy, is it just that they are UK built, they look cool, thats where it stops, you will not surpass japanese engineering, I am not Landy bashing, its a fact
Gavin,

I'm not talking about a Discovery or Freelander...it's the Defender I am recommending!

Our first Defender did 150,000 miles ..... no gearbox problems, latest Defender 95,000 miles.... no gearbox problems... what was it you said "Landrovers have a weakness for Gearbox problems", there are none here!

So I stick to what I say "Get a life... get a Defender"

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Dan, the defender is a good car and looks the tits but it all depends how many miles you do and how much time you spend on the motorway. Do you really want to sit on the motorway at 70mph with that TD 5 motor it would be like listening to a Johnson dealer!
Nice choice to have though... I would take the defender and get some ear plugs.
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Hmm interesting one. ADS's point is very valid IMHO, How many miles do you do and are many motorway. A Defender for everyday use on motorways is for the enthusiast only. (LR enthusiasts are all masochistic yer know. ) The Mitsi will be much more comfortable, faster and frankly who wants to live without A/C these days?!

The Defender will be OK build qualitywise which is to say it'll be pretty crap by modern standards, or well, even probably 1970's standards. But then part of the character is getting deafened by the noise, dripped on it the rain and suffering from Landrover elbow caused by the fact that the drivers seat is SO far over to the right! Probably more reliable than a Freeloader and Disco. Rangie in different league of course. Defender probably the only LR I'd buy. But only as a second car.

And before the "Falcon owners club" start ranting on at me as to whether I've ever driven a LandRover, the answer is Yes thanks (72 SIII SWB & 2 Disco's). Oh yes and I used to work there.

Suspect though this is a heart vs head conundrum for you. And I think that the heart will win out. I mean you're not DanTd5 for nothing are you?!
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good point 35k in two years do like a bit of speed the disco TD5 auto
i had was a bit slow
the l200 engine is old hat but will pull well over a ton and don,t hang about
on the way up

its catch 22 very pleased with the L200 but its not a landrover
problem with the landrover its not as well build as the l200

its speed and comfort reliabilty over the name and standing of the landrover
prouduct

all so the wife just pointed out the canvas cover with the nice windows
not a good place to put any think so all item will have to be carryed in the cab not so good takeing tools boat bit fuel cans out each time i park
the l200 as a alloy cover with a lock

alan its a nice choice to have to make and its not my money but its a bit of a reward for working so hard its part my company only four share holders

if i go for the warrior i will end up buying a disco in time i would go for the ES
a 2002 model had the 92/97/98 years 200tdi and 300tdi and a 99TD5
two range rovers 86/89 two 90s and two old boys as well
can,t keep away
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...the l200 engine is old hat but will pull well over a ton and don,t hang about on the way up..
I believe you can get them chipped (well, I say chipped, it might be a fuel pump upgrade!). If you're interested I'll get more info from where I got that snippet.
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If you worked for me you'd be in a Toyota Yaris 1.4 Diesel, given the amount of time you spend on Ribnet every day!
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I believe you can get them chipped (well, I say chipped, it might be a fuel pump upgrade!). If you're interested I'll get more info from where I got that snippet.

sad don,t let phil davies see this i am a member of the club

http://www.l200.org.co.uk

power up grade are not that good the mitsubishi ones have been a bit
smokey no power just a number 15 bus route £550 fitted from mitsubishi
the only thing about getting rid of my old one its now well run in and is faster
than the day i got it
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