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Old 12-01-2005, 10:01   #1 (permalink)
Andrew Cooke
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A trustworth used car dealer?

Yes they do exist, my Disco 300TDi with it's knackered engine is going back
to the guy that sold me it and he has agreed to a full refund and is even
paying to transport it from Bradford to Surrey - result!!!

At least I haven't lost the 3k that I paid for it, or that was until I
thought sod these old cars and put the money down as deposit for a Disco3
TDV6 :-)


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Old 12-01-2005, 10:01   #2 (permalink)
Andrew Cooke
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Re: A trustworthy used car dealer?

Oh b*ll*cks, don't you hate it when you post and realise afterwards you have
made a spelling mistake!!!!


"Andrew Cooke" <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> wrote in message
news:dmnbq3$p11$1@nwrdmz01.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com...
> Yes they do exist, my Disco 300TDi with it's knackered engine is going
> back to the guy that sold me it and he has agreed to a full refund and is
> even paying to transport it from Bradford to Surrey - result!!!
>
> At least I haven't lost the 3k that I paid for it, or that was until I
> thought sod these old cars and put the money down as deposit for a Disco3
> TDV6 :-)
>



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Old 12-01-2005, 10:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworthy used car dealer?

Andrew Cooke <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> uttered summat worrerz
funny about:
> Oh b*ll*cks, don't you hate it when you post and realise afterwards
> you have made a spelling mistake!!!!
>
>
> "Andrew Cooke" <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> wrote in message
> news:dmnbq3$p11$1@nwrdmz01.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com...
>> Yes they do exist, my Disco 300TDi with it's knackered engine is
>> going back to the guy that sold me it and he has agreed to a full
>> refund and is even paying to transport it from Bradford to Surrey -
>> result!!! At least I haven't lost the 3k that I paid for it, or that was
>> until I thought sod these old cars and put the money down as deposit
>> for a Disco3 TDV6 :-)


Lifes too short to worry about these things.

Hope it all goes through as suggested and better luck with the next one.

Lee D


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Old 12-01-2005, 15:01   #4 (permalink)
Nige
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Re: A trustworthy used car dealer?


"Andrew Cooke" <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> wrote in message
news:dmnbuu$pfl$1@nwrdmz01.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com...
> Oh b*ll*cks, don't you hate it when you post and realise afterwards you
> have made a spelling mistake!!!!
>
>
> "Andrew Cooke" <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> wrote in message
> news:dmnbq3$p11$1@nwrdmz01.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com...
>> Yes they do exist, my Disco 300TDi with it's knackered engine is going
>> back to the guy that sold me it and he has agreed to a full refund and is
>> even paying to transport it from Bradford to Surrey - result!!!
>>
>> At least I haven't lost the 3k that I paid for it, or that was until I
>> thought sod these old cars and put the money down as deposit for a Disco3
>> TDV6 :-)
>>

>
>


tut tut, you'll regret it matey!!

old cars have soul, btw i really didn't like the d3 at all, too much techno
bollocks & not enough 'soul'

But once bitten twice shy etc i suppose!!

Been driving the Subaru this week due to a dodgy damper that I'm gonna do
over the weekend & i'm missing the Rangie! like mad!


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Old 12-02-2005, 00:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworth used car dealer?


"Andrew Cooke" <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> wrote in message
news:dmnbq3$p11$1@nwrdmz01.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com...
> Yes they do exist, my Disco 300TDi with it's knackered engine is going
> back to the guy that sold me it and he has agreed to a full refund and is
> even paying to transport it from Bradford to Surrey - result!!!
>
> At least I haven't lost the 3k that I paid for it, or that was until I
> thought sod these old cars and put the money down as deposit for a Disco3
> TDV6 :-)


My m8 at the dealer told me they replace engines for fun in those,
coz people think u dont need to check the oil between services.


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Old 12-02-2005, 07:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworth used car dealer?

On or around Fri, 2 Dec 2005 07:20:37 -0000, "jOn" <nospamta@ntl-wurld.com>
enlightened us thusly:

>
>"Andrew Cooke" <andrew.cooke4@btinternet.com> wrote in message
>news:dmnbq3$p11$1@nwrdmz01.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com...
>> Yes they do exist, my Disco 300TDi with it's knackered engine is going
>> back to the guy that sold me it and he has agreed to a full refund and is
>> even paying to transport it from Bradford to Surrey - result!!!
>>
>> At least I haven't lost the 3k that I paid for it, or that was until I
>> thought sod these old cars and put the money down as deposit for a Disco3
>> TDV6 :-)

>
>My m8 at the dealer told me they replace engines for fun in those,
> coz people think u dont need to check the oil between services.


that's true of many people now, though.
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"Quos deus vult perdere, prius dementat" Euripedes, quoted in
Boswell's "Johnson".
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Old 12-02-2005, 13:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworth used car dealer?

Austin Shackles <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> uttered summat worrerz
funny about:
>> My m8 at the dealer told me they replace engines for fun in those,
>> coz people think u dont need to check the oil between services.

>
> that's true of many people now, though.


Yeah, I like replcaing engines for fun AND check the oil between services..
I'm going wrong somewhere.

Lee D
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Old 12-02-2005, 16:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworth used car dealer?

In message <3vbpcqF15fsruU1@individual.net>, Lee_D
<newsgroupNOSPAM@NOSPAMlrproject.com> writes
>Austin Shackles <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> uttered summat worrerz
>funny about:
>>> My m8 at the dealer told me they replace engines for fun in those,
>>> coz people think u dont need to check the oil between services.

>>
>> that's true of many people now, though.

>
>Yeah, I like replcaing engines for fun AND check the oil between services..
>I'm going wrong somewhere.
>
>Lee D

I worked for a guy once in the 1960s who had actually wrecked 3 engines
before someone explained to him about oil and its purpose in the
internal combustion engine.
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Old 12-02-2005, 16:01   #9 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworth used car dealer?

hugh <hugh@[127.0.0.1]> uttered summat worrerz funny about:
>> Yeah, I like replcaing engines for fun AND check the oil between
>> services.. I'm going wrong somewhere.
>>
>> Lee D

> I worked for a guy once in the 1960s who had actually wrecked 3
> engines before someone explained to him about oil and its purpose in
> the internal combustion engine.


H'mmm, I note you say "in" the engine, do you mean I'm not supposed to just
pour it over the engine? I thought to get the driveway like all of my
friends with landrovers that was the standard procedure and it stops the
seals leaking.

;-)

Though to be fair this engine has outlasted it's chassis and it's not even
running yet.

Lee D


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Old 12-03-2005, 03:01   #10 (permalink)
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Re: A trustworth used car dealer?

On Fri, 2 Dec 2005 23:30:24 -0000, "Lee_D"
<newsgroupNOSPAM@NOSPAMlrproject.com> wrote:

>Though to be fair this engine has outlasted it's chassis and it's not even
>running yet.


My landrover chassis is on atleast its 3rd engine!. I scrapped the one
it came with and that was definately not happy. I stripped off the
head and there were actually cobwebs in one of the cylinders!

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