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Fire destroys td4

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by Ian jones, May 11, 2013.

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  1. Ian jones

    Ian jones Well-Known Member

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    Not mine thank god , the story goes , this was caused by an electrical fault :eek: whats your thoughts on the likely cause ?
     

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  2. roshe25

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    Hair drier got to hot !!

    I thought I would get in first as I know there will be a comment on this.
     
  3. matt1295

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    maybe someone took the advice on here gall of petrol and some matches


    on a serious note not good to see if its ya pride and joy. and hope it wasn't someone who did it on purpose
     
  4. chunkymunky

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    Bearing in mind the other houses are boarded up i would say time to get out of dodge!
     
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    Best gaylander I've seen :D:D:D
     
  6. Hippo

    Hippo Lord Hippo

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    It's possible it was an electrical problem which started the fire. Direction of wind blowing, where the fire starts and the strength of the fault are all factors. Don't think the fool tank went up as that normally burns the whole lot. Looks like the bonnet took a lot of heat so I assume the engine area is burnt out. Burnt more inside so could be electrical dash fault.
     
  7. englishbullterrier

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    Jewish arson...
     
  8. nadjila

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    Member of our Belgian Freelander Forum had the same thing couple of months ago.
    His wife parked the car at work and after 1,5h it started burning.
    Was also electrical problem but damage was too severe to tell the exact cause.
     
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    If it was electrical why would it burn the front and back but seemingly not the middle???

    I think it's arson
     
  10. defender11069

    defender11069 AKA Mr cool...

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    up sh*t creek with out a paddle
    gaylander suicide
     
  11. Nodge68

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    This ^^^^^
    Someone has used petrol on that. The interior is too good for it to have burned front to back!!
     
  12. Tomp

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    Lol arson.
     
  13. teddywood1

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    not enough water in the boot to stop it from burning ,but being honest what a shame someone's pride and joy it does seem a funny burn pattern fire brigade will find out
     
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  14. thought it was mine!

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    looks like it burnt from under neath like petrol tank holed and set alight.
     
  15. Nodge68

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    Defo arson. It had petrol thrown over the back of the bonnet and over the tailgate. Looks like someone jumped on the bonnet too as it's to creased at the front edge to be heat damage. When you get an engine fire the front bumper is the first thing to melt as the heat can't get out any other way, but the bumper is fine, also the wing is melted and the door is burnt where a burning liquid would flow.
     
  16. Freelaner

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    I'm not an expert, but aren't TD4's deisel :p
     
  17. thought it was mine!

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    zooport makes little britian seem posh!!!
    fook fook read heading before posting
     
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    poodle massager prolly went up.
     
  19. Freelaner

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    :hysterically_laughi
     
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    Where's BOB???
     
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