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Old 30 June 2009, 20:05   #21
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For once, a SWMBO may be on the money! I've stayed out of this one so far 'cos as a 110 driver I'm well biased, however a friend has been driving a DiscoFairy 3 for a couple of years now and I'm impressed. I think it's a TD6 (?) and is Auto. I've fired it around a few rough fields and over a bank or two and my next buy is going to be one. The off road capability is very good and it's (compared to my 110 ) a dream on the tarmac. The towing capacity is second to none. The drive electronics should be the equal of any slip or beach encountered.
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Old 30 June 2009, 20:36   #22
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Bought a D3 today. Get this, according to the Sales Manager of our local LR dealership, D3 HSE's are appreciating by £800 per month in the book. At the beginning of the year they were making £3k behind book, now they're making book or more.
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Old 30 June 2009, 20:45   #23
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Bought a D3 today.
Actually, they're sh1te.
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Old 30 June 2009, 20:54   #24
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Bought a D3 today.


NNOOOO! Have to sell mine now
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Old 30 June 2009, 20:58   #25
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NNOOOO! Have to sell mine now
Yeah, Pathfinder for me next time round...
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Actually, they're sh1te.
Landrover sales guys talk more shite than any used car/mobile phone/photocopier salesmen combined .. that said I nearly bought a Rangie cos the girl had nice t'ts .. but thankfully I stopped any swelling in my trousers .. and my wallet deflated accordingly
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Old 30 June 2009, 21:28   #27
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Yeah, Pathfinder for me next time round...
Good, and hopefully you'll find a path not in my direction.
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Landrover sales guys talk more shite than any used car/mobile phone/photocopier salesmen combined .. that said I nearly bought a Rangie cos the girl had nice t'ts .. but thankfully I stopped any swelling in my trousers .. and my wallet deflated accordingly
Tis' true, I've been keeping an eye on them for months. He offered to buy the Disco off me. RR's are better value.
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Actually, they're sh1te.
A D3 is a good tool.
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Thats more like it.. now that would tow a 7m no problem .. And level your drive way when you get home
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Don't forget the antifreeze this time!
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Old 01 July 2009, 02:16   #32
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Tis' true, I've been keeping an eye on them for months. He offered to buy the Disco off me. RR's are better value.
I know the prices of late D2s and D3s are both on the up - D2s are in short supply.

Even used RR seem to be climbing in value.
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I've just bought a D2 and there's definitely a shortage of them and it took ages to find a decent one (well it seems decent in the three days I've had it ) I ended up with a Landmark. I was after a 110 originally but they're even more difficult to get hold of.

Just need to upgrade my boat and that's me done for a while
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We finally got there! after making the decision to watch what came up and take either a 2 or a 3 if it seemed like a good un we ended up with a 2. Ended up with a 2004 TD5 GS 7 seat auto in black. Very clean car that has obviously had a very easy life up to this point. It will be in for a shock over the next few months when Mrs Woot starts using it as a mobile tack room and dragging horseboxes everywhere with it! I am sure that it may have the Ribcraft following it some time soon too.
Thanks for the help and advice guys, time will tell if it was a good call but at the moment Mrs Woot is happy so mission accomplished.
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That's the exact model I would buy - hope it gives you good service - quite a bit more civilised than a Disco 1 diesel I think.
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I drove it home last night and didn't want to get out, it was a nice drive much more refined than the other Disco and had plenty of room for my leggy frame. I felt a bit cheated this morning getting into my everyday vehicle (I can't reveal what I drive on a forum of rufty tufty 4x4 drivers, I'll get more ridicule than I did when i bought a hardboat -which I hasten to add has since been replaced with a RIB)
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I felt a bit cheated this morning getting into my everyday vehicle (I can't reveal what I drive on a forum of rufty tufty 4x4 drivers, I'll get more ridicule than I did when i bought a hardboat -which I hasten to add has since been replaced with a RIB)
There is nothing wrong with a Toyota Prius.....
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