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Engines on Expedition - Why is Diesel best?

Many people see the diesel engined 4x4 as a superior vehicle, not least because the diesel engine's strengths appeal more to driving in an off road, expedition environment. Most Land Rovers are diesel as standard, but why? This article is a run down on main strengths of diesel engines on expedition and what that means in the real world....

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What is the Best 4x4 in the World?

A Rental. Okay, well that's how the joke goes anyway. And it's not the BMW in the picture (that was to get your attention). In my time spent driving Land Rovers in inaccessible locations, I've had to tow or dislodge a number of tourists driving rental 4x4's which are nowhere near up to the off road job that the conditions present....

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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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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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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)....

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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...