Re: Looking to buy Range Rover
In article <email@example.com>, beamendsltd
>In message <Juqp$iFGe$NDFwst@movingvision.demon.co.uk>
> Moving Vision <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm looking for a diesel Range Rover. Could be a classic or the 'Mk 2'
>> type. Have a budget up to £5,000. There's loads advertised in
>> autotrader.co.uk so I've a pretty good idea about what passes for value
>> these days and values certainly what I'm looking for. For that money I
>> expect a tidy example without stupidly high mileage, serious issues or
>> an abused interior. If anyone has something suitable for sale please do
>> let me know.
>> John Lubran
>As you are looking for a diesel, I'd have a look at a VM Classic.
>The VM has a totally underserved bad reputation, and very low milage
>"mint" eaxmples are around that will give you quite a lot of
>change out of £5000 - but make sure the engine has not been messed
>about with - the VM's bad name is alomst totally down to people
>who don't know what they are doing working on them (e.g. only
>changing on head gasket instead of all 4 etc).
>Just a thought.
Thanks Richard, I used to sell fishing boats with VM engines. They are
in fact Hispano Suiza built and generally a high quality manufacturer.
Nevertheless I'd still prefer a Tdi or later.