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  Thread: supermarkt vs branded diesel
Post: RE: supermarkt vs branded diesel

I can only speak from my experience, but in the small town where I live, there are four petrol stations, one being a supermarket court. I've watched the fuel tanker truck pull from one, to the next, ...
markdartj General 5 2,903 26-06-2017, 05:27am
  Thread: Replacement Tyres/Tires
Post: Replacement Tyres/Tires

After three years of ownership and 27K miles, I need to replace my original equipment Conti Cross Contact tyres. Any advice? Right now I'm leaning towards Michelin Latitude Tour. I'm happy with the ...
markdartj General 1 1,396 26-06-2017, 04:53am
  Thread: Tyre question again ..
Post: RE: Tyre question again ..

(15-10-2011 06:04pm)Jonathon555 Wrote:  So will a standard 4wd Evoque be useless in the snow ? I drove through 70km of snowstorm, only one lane plowed, on way to Whistler in BC Canada last Dece...
markdartj General 39 12,677 26-06-2017, 04:42am
  Thread: LR Dealer refuses to give customer like for like loaner.........
Post: RE: LR Dealer refuses to give customer like for li...

From what I read in these forums, there seems to be a large disparity between different dealerships as far as service is concerned. I can only speak for the dealership from whom I purchased and servi...
markdartj General 25 10,119 02-01-2016, 05:47pm
  Thread: Mirror dip on reverse speed sensitive.?
Post: RE: Mirror dip on reverse speed sensitive.?

I didn't know that either, but I have that feature turned off. It got annoying.
markdartj General 7 3,305 23-11-2015, 12:34am
  Thread: Service contract in the US?
Post: RE: Service contract in the US?

Just had my 18mo. service w/oil change (First one I had to pay for) cost $129.00. Why the discrepancy? I've heard that service can cost $500.00, and related that to the Service Rep at my loc...
markdartj General 1 1,301 23-11-2015, 12:33am
  Thread: Turning of Eco stop start
Post: RE: Turning of Eco stop start

My start stop became inoperable after about a 9 mo of use. When I brought my RRE in for one year service, I mentioned it and they replaced the Battery Service Module.(I assume it's like a computer th...
markdartj General 10 4,377 12-11-2015, 06:56pm
  Thread: Folding Mirrors
Post: RE: Folding Mirrors

I've mentioned this in other posts, but what I've observed is when a .2 model of any vehicle is released, it seems to me that they take away some of the features from the original model. What I think...
markdartj General 12 4,344 18-10-2015, 07:05am
  Thread: MY16 Double fin
Post: RE: MY16 Double fin

What I've noticed about "re-designs" of successful cars is that after the initial design has been around for a few years, the .2 version comes out and it looks like they are trying to cut corners, rat...
markdartj General 18 8,594 03-10-2015, 06:00am
  Thread: Just noticed this feature??
Post: RE: Just noticed this feature??

Just wondering, does driving in Sport mode affect the fuel economy?
markdartj General 10 7,325 03-10-2015, 05:43am
  Thread: LR Dealer refuses to give customer like for like loaner.........
Post: RE: LR Dealer refuses to give customer like for li...

My dealer gave me a Jag FX as a loaner, so no complaints here, but it did have "Jaguar/Landrover of Seattle Courtesy Car" stickers all over the back window, so it kind of cheapened the experience. I ...
markdartj General 25 10,119 03-10-2015, 05:38am
  Thread: Hi. Thinking of getting one.
Post: RE: Hi. Thinking of getting one.

No major problems here. If you read most forums for any car, you'll see a lot of things that may scare you away. A lot of people will post when they have problems, but not if everything is OK. I pu...
markdartj General 47 17,136 11-08-2015, 06:54am
  Thread: Back in a LR
Post: RE: Back in a LR

Funny thing, that hidden spot for owner's manual. I've had mine for well over a year now, and just discovered it last week. Upon delivery, the owner's manual was just sitting in the main glove box. ...
markdartj General 9 3,829 11-08-2015, 06:48am
  Thread: Just order my first Range Rover
Post: RE: Just order my first Range Rover

Congrats and hope time flies by. Welcome to the forum too. My RRE has the "espresso" (That's tan and brown) interior, which in my opinion makes the interior look more open, however, that being said,...
markdartj General 10 4,278 11-08-2015, 06:42am
  Thread: 10 Most Beautiful Cars in the World
Post: RE: 10 Most Beautiful Cars in the World

Clip, that's interesting. I've always thought the RRE tends to be more on the masculine side, although around here, most men are buying them for their wives to drive; whilst they prefer big old macho...
markdartj General 6 3,611 03-08-2015, 04:01pm
  Thread: 10 Most Beautiful Cars in the World
Post: 10 Most Beautiful Cars in the World

So I was thumbing through my latest issue of Road & Track magazine. The cover article was "the Ten Most Beautiful Cars in the World" with a picture of the new Ford GT which will compete at LeMans...
markdartj General 6 3,611 02-08-2015, 05:00pm
  Thread: ECO BUTTON evoque 2014
Post: RE: ECO BUTTON evoque 2014

(22-07-2015 05:35pm)morey000 Wrote:  It will only work (i.e. the engine will only shut off), when the fan speed is set to 4 or below. Nobody at my dealer knew this either. Mine doesn't work wit...
markdartj Technical 20 16,307 27-07-2015, 05:17pm
  Thread: Oh no - Tailgate alignment :(
Post: RE: Oh no - Tailgate alignment :(

(21-02-2013 09:14am)GibEvoque Wrote:  ...... getting first services (seems reasonable at £154)......... Just a quick question if I may; I was under the impression that the first service was com...
markdartj General 25 14,868 27-07-2015, 05:11pm
  Thread: Possible purchase advice needed
Post: RE: Possible purchase advice needed

Just quick word of advice for Pano Roof. First of all, unless you are sitting in the back seat, or have the front seat reclined all the way (hardly a "command driving position"), you don't even notic...
markdartj General 25 10,449 26-07-2015, 12:25am
  Thread: ECO BUTTON evoque 2014
Post: RE: ECO BUTTON evoque 2014

Reported my non functioning stop/start to the dealer about the time of my one year service. They ordered a new battery junction box, which they said was the problem. After bringing my car back for t...
markdartj Technical 20 16,307 22-07-2015, 01:23am
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