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Anyone else out there use there Defender for work?

Discussion in 'Defender 90 / 110 / 130' started by Discodevon, Sep 6, 2019.

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  1. bluedog333

    bluedog333 Well-Known Member

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    “ I dropped Rupert & Charlotte off at day school and then had a quick latte with the girls before an hours pilates”.
    Does that count?
     
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    That’s a topic that hasn’t been mentioned much with the new Defender, cost of replacement parts. Smash an indicator in the old style (only style) and you’ll be splashing-out if you went for a £20 replacement unit. Smash a light cluster in the new one... £500ish?
    Let’s not even mention if you happen to damage the monocoque structure (after all, Land Rover do want to go extreme off-roading according to the marketing blurb)... hello Mr. Car Crusher.
     
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    There will be the classic posh people who claim they need one for there gravel driveway but by the look of things it will be awesome off road, and just as good on the road, air suspension and 3.5t towing capacity will see many in a few years towing cattle trailers and the like, may be wrong but a lot of farmers won’t be to bothered about the expensive parts as what ever breaks is tax deductible anyway
     
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    Exactly
     
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    I thought farmers were skint, is that not why they need EU subsidies?
     
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    All farmers are skint, always have been. Well known fact! ;)
     
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    Real farmers your right and bloody hard workers as well they won't want the "new defender" pretender...
     
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    Farmer skint is a different type of skint, asset rich, cash poor.
     
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    As an ordinary farmer in today's economy keeping my old 90 going is the best option.
     
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