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Colonel Tupperware
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New temporary additions to the stable.

Just picked this up today...
The naughty man took it off eBay when we offered him his reserve
price. (5K) Well, he's going away for a month on Sunday and wanted the
deal done and dusted before departing these shores.
Shame I have to deliver it to France in a few weeks.

You may remember my dead Norman Discovery V8.
I trailered it back from France in March after 12 months of
inactivity, and it's been sitting waiting for a slot at Rogers of
I got a phonecall on Friday saying they'd fixed it.
Incorrect air gap in the distributor, corrosion on the ign. amp. and a
dead battery. (The froggie version of the AA said it had a broken cam
I suspect it was the air gap that caused the initial problem and the
inactivity caused the rest. Any way, it now goes, and sounds lovely.
Shame I'll have to sell it.
Still, its worth a damn sight more running than dead, and the LPG
system still works. I'd forgotten how rolly it is, my 300tdi has anti
roll bars and the V8 doesn't, but it does go so much better.

'90 3.5 V8i Disco 3dr LPG LHD 227,000 km FOR SALE
'94 3.9 V8i Rangie 4dr LHD
'95 300Tdi Disco 5dr

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