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  Thread: Older Land Rovers retained value
Post: RE: Older Land Rovers retained value

Tim, as long as I have space, I will keep my mine. Every item can be fixed with a spanner or screwdriver. Even Mrs Claud grabs the keys at any opportunity. Defender drivers always wave to each ...
Claud Other Vehicles 2 1,810 19-04-2013, 09:49pm
  Thread: car over filled with oil
Post: RE: car over filled with oil

I have had this issue a few times, self imposed mostly. Dealers can pull the oil out in seconds using the oil extraction pumps they use for servicing and will happily oblige. 5mm is just on the ed...
Claud Technical 18 5,526 21-03-2013, 12:11am
  Thread: eD4 MPG
Post: RE: eD4 MPG

(06-03-2013 08:08pm)Bodlyfunctions Wrote:  Wanted to get an opinion from some of the longer term owners of an eD4 how they are doing on MPG. The RRE has just arrived on my wife's company car li...
Claud General 10 3,812 07-03-2013, 01:17pm
  Thread: Battery Management System software upgrade
Post: RE: Battery Management System software upgrade

One of the reasons I traded in my FFRR for the Evoque was that I was fed up with needing to keep it on a trickle charger. I had several flat battery events as the FFRR keeps the electrical systems al...
Claud Technical 51 28,372 16-02-2013, 09:16pm
  Thread: Battery conditioners
Post: RE: Battery conditioners

(22-01-2013 02:38pm)tyke2 Wrote:  Hi all Can anyone confirm if you have to unplug the conditioners before you start the engine? I'm leaving my car with valet parking whilst I'm away for a week ...
Claud General 38 14,142 22-01-2013, 10:27pm
  Thread: 38 mpg , is this normal ?
Post: RE: 38 mpg , is this normal ?

The Evoque is much better than the Vogue TDV8 I had previously that averaged 22 mpg, the Defender V8 only does 15 mpg, so the Evoque is really fuel efficient in my book and it gets better with a few m...
Claud General 14 4,653 04-07-2012, 09:38pm
  Thread: Ipod freezing - anyone else having this trouble!?
Post: RE: Ipod freezing - anyone else having this troubl...

My new 160 GB Ipod classic froze today and I had to reboot it by locking then pressing the centre button and menu for a few seconds. All was well again. Don't try this while driving though!
Claud In Car Electronics 5 1,892 21-06-2012, 09:47pm
  Thread: Vulnerable trim
Post: Vulnerable trim

I took the Evoque around the Forest Drive, off Dukes Pass near Aberfoyle on Thursay. The tracks are very good and smooth and gives you access to wilderness very easily. I decided to drive onto some ...
Claud Going Off Tarmac 13 7,003 04-06-2012, 08:14pm
  Thread: That hard ride ((
Post: RE: That hard ride ((

We find the Freelander (17" wheels) has more compliant suspension than the Evoque (19" wheels + magnetic dampers). However the Freelander rolls more, is ultimately slower on tight twisty bends. Th...
Claud General 11 5,382 03-06-2012, 09:01am
  Thread: *** Best price fuel ***
Post: RE: *** Best price fuel ***

(30-05-2012 08:43pm)XFullFatTim Wrote:  The thing with Evoque in cold weather are all the things like heated steering wheel, heated front screen, heated seats and not forgetting the electric pow...
Claud General 20 7,873 31-05-2012, 12:11am
  Thread: Acceleration character: Smooth, but subdued, or Peaky/Surge prone
Post: RE: Acceleration character: Smooth, but subdued, o...

I picked the smooth option and have a SD4 with about 4500 miles. I sometimes wished I had picked an Si4 for the power.
Claud Polls 3 4,424 19-05-2012, 09:34pm
  Thread: Have you got a rattle or two?
Post: RE: Have you got a rattle or two?

(04-05-2012 12:10pm)Coolbanana Wrote:  I've got a rattle coming from inside the headlining around the sun visors or where the overhead interior lights and TV reception contraption are - when sit...
Claud Polls 86 72,669 04-05-2012, 10:55pm
  Thread: New to the brand or old hand?
Post: RE: New to the brand or old hand?

It is my seventh LR, Disco 3 and Vogue SE TDV8 have now gone.
Claud Polls 27 8,930 04-05-2012, 10:51pm
  Thread: Paddle Shift.
Post: RE: Paddle Shift.

Simonc, thanks for hold the paddle advice in S mode :thumbsup:, I have been rotating the gearbox selector to D to to take out of command shift mode which is a faff.
Claud General 7 2,959 23-04-2012, 08:22pm
  Thread: Letter from Stratstone Nottingham - 11 5door evoques immediate delivery
Post: RE: Letter from Stratstone Nottingham - 11 5door e...

(21-04-2012 12:30pm)XFullFatTim Wrote:  They are usually cars that managers at LR get as a company car, they could be ex-press fleet cars but they won't be the launch batch with truly weird spe...
Claud General 7 2,725 21-04-2012, 04:07pm
  Thread: Washing your Evoque
Post: RE: Washing your Evoque

All great ideas, thanks, I will incorporate them and drain the buts out! Thanks
Claud Detailing & Car Care 38 16,832 21-04-2012, 09:43am
  Thread: Washing your Evoque
Post: RE: Washing your Evoque

I tried using a pump to pump out a water but with a single filter on my pressure washer. It clogged up in seconds with leaf crap. Are there any large quality in line filters that can deal with this i...
Claud Detailing & Car Care 38 16,832 21-04-2012, 07:23am
  Thread: Evoque and Freelander2 side by side
Post: RE: Evoque and Freelander2 side by side

(21-04-2012 06:59am)PigLauncher Wrote:  Love the greenhouse. Cedar wood? PigLauncher it is Iroko and Teak with cedar roller blinds. We had the original Victorian greenhouse restored by a specia...
Claud General 10 5,621 21-04-2012, 07:14am
  Thread: iphone 5 in June..
Post: RE: iphone 5 in June..

(20-04-2012 04:50am)Filski Wrote:  Keep an eye on Australia about the 4g stuff with the iPad - apple is being challenged. Thanks, Filski, I picked up the story on the net, the Australian consum...
Claud In Car Electronics 10 4,106 20-04-2012, 07:39am
  Thread: iphone 5 in June..
Post: RE: iphone 5 in June..

Apple have only just enabled WiFi hotspot on the IPad 3, several weeks after the launch and telling the UK it was a feature on launch. Oh and by the way, they say on the UK website it is 4g compatabl...
Claud In Car Electronics 10 4,106 19-04-2012, 10:43pm
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