Re: New (to me!) Disco.
my td5 disco has the parking sensors and tow pack, town and county in
aberdeen fitted them works a dream!
"Badger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Well, I've finally gone and done it - bought a Disco to replace my BMW
> 330dSE, on account of my new caravan being a tad too heavy for stability
> behind the BM. Picked up a 2000 (X) metallic bronze (Kinversand??) 4.0
> Disco 2 XS Auto yesterday, warranted 25,000 miles from new. Even got 20mpg
> driving it home the best part of 300 miles to the north of Scotland, and I
> wasn't taking it easy either!! Drives really nice except for a little
> vibration (I think from the dreaded propshaft rubber coupling) at
> What do I miss from the BM? Well, the auto-dipping rear view mirror for a
> start, and the trip computer, although maybe seeing my mpg displayed in
> front of me wouldn't be such a good thing!? I can live without the
> rain-sensing wipers and the tyre pressure warning system, but the park
> sensors would be nice.
> I (and no doubt my bank manager) can sense an LPG conversion happening
> relatively soon, methinks!
> Anyone know if the auto dipping mirror is a straight swap, and if you can
> fit park sensors with a rear towpack? The BM had to have a removeable
> swan-neck hitch fitted so that the sensors could still operate, otherwise
> they picked up the hitch and just sounded as soon as you selected reverse.
> Cheers all,
> 110 V8 4.0 Auto (Angus)
> Disco 4.0 XS Auto (Not named yet)
> Triumph TR7V8 (under restoration)
> Triumph Thunderbird Sport 900 (sunny toy!)
> BMW 330dSE Auto, for sale!