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Old Jul 30th 2013, 8:15 am
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Thinking of buying a second hand Land Rover LR3, anyone on here owning /owned one that can give some advice on the pitfalls??
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 8:20 am
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Thinking of buying a second hand Land Rover LR3, anyone on here owning /owned one that can give some advice on the pitfalls??
The following will describe the emotions of owning one:



There are two happy days of ownership: the day you buy it, the day you sell it.
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 8:22 am
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The following will describe the emotions of owning one:



There are two happy days of ownership: the day you buy it, the day you sell it.
Welcome Dubaiexile, and I agree with Millhouse, though I haven't owned the said vehicle I haven't heard many good things about it.
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Old Jul 30th 2013, 8:29 am
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DO NOT BUY A LANDROVER

i am a landrover owner, if you are asking this question then you are not right for a landrover

it WILL break down
it WILL cost a fortune to fix stuff
the garages that can help are bloody expensive and utterly random in the quality of their work.

Walk away and look at something japanese
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Ahhhh Landrovers, keeping mechanics in business since the start of time!

Don't get me wrong I love Landies and have had several 90's and 110's, however, they should only be considered as a enthusiasts toy or proper expedition vehicle.

If you need / want reliability then look elsewhere.

With regards to an LR3, who knows! If they can't get a ladder chassis with a shell and ancient engine attached to work for any length of time who knows how long a complex computer driven machine will last.
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Yep, just confirming all the horror stories I have heard, but I do really like them.
Thanks one and all for your replies
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I'm hoping to order a Twisted 110 V8 come the end of the year, had a test drive a few moons back and am totally besotted!

Does that make me barking?
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I'm hoping to order a Twisted 110 V8 come the end of the year, had a test drive a few moons back and am totally besotted!

Does that make me barking?

They are achingly cool
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Make sure it's done more than 20,000km, and less than 100,000 km and is less than 5 years but more than 2 years old.
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[QUOTE=Dubaiexile;10826133]Thinking of buying a second hand Land Rover LR3, anyone on here owning /owned one that can give some advice on the pitfalls??[/QUOTE

No point shelling out loads in repair bills with a half hearted Landie,

Get a RR, enjoy the ride, relish the pain to come.

Consider it like going to a very expensive madam in London to be caned within an inch of your life

Great ride, much pain, empty wallet afterwards

Enjoy
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Speaking of landies does anyone want to buy a series1 disco?
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