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Buying your perfect Land Rover

There's probably one thing that anyone who owns their perfect Land Rover will tell you is the secret to getting it. It's not the nicest thing to hear, isn't an easy thing to predict and can lead to a lot of frustration. I'm talking about TIME.  For me, it took me 8 months of looking, but when it finally slotted into place, it felt worth the wait....

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History of an expedition vehicle

During my time in Belize, I kept a detailed log of all works and problems that occured whilst supporting the jungle expeditions. Below is the history of one of the vehicles over the first 6 years of its life. I'm sharing this because it was an expedition work horse, spending about half of its life off road, did 120,000km in 3 years and was well maintained....

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Polybushes vs Genuine

There's always an ongoing debate over whether genuine metalastic bushes are better value in the long run and perform better when compared to polybushes. There are a few pros and cons associated with each and some interesting arguments...

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Land Rover Noises: Does that sound right?

After driving a Land Rover for a while, you start to feel in tune with the vehicle. Gear changes are smoother, there's less body roll in the corners and you can judge the turning circle properly. And then, something doesn't feel quite right. Is that a sound that you've never heard before?...

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How to Sell a Land Rover on eBay

Maximising your profit when selling a Land Rover on eBay comes down to a number of factors - some you can control and some you can't. An eBay Land Rover search yields literally thousands of vehicles, so how do you stand out as the best buy?...

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Universal joint differences

Replacing a universal joint is a fairly straight forward affair, but being the quickest thing to replace when investigating driveline vibration or whining noises and having 4 on the vehicle, you can end up replacing them quite frequently. If you do any sort of off roading, water, mud and dust don't help if they are not regularly greased (i.e. daily)....