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P38A Oh S###..I think I've bought another one.

Discussion in 'Range Rover' started by Bagshot, Mar 4, 2019.

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  1. Bagshot

    Bagshot Well-Known Member

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    Been quite happy with my 2.5 manual and all going pretty well lately. However, think I have just done a deal on a 4.6 Vogue, for no other reason than it was cheap..and shiny.
    Hasn't been used for a year and owner just parked it up and now wants rid, so now mine..!
    Picking up at weekend, (trailered) and looking at a lot of work no doubt, but project for the next year.
    I will post here as it goes on and..see you all in the asylum..
     
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    Congrats V8's are the best anyway.:D
     
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    Bagshot Well-Known Member

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    Last V8 I had, had a spare wheel on the boot lid and was called a P6.
     
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    You have made a good choice:)

    It will soon be your daily:)

    J
     
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    Wasn’t that the 1 that used to wind the red tape across the speedo:) I remember it:eek:
    Never had the spare wheel on the boot though:(.

    J
     
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    Atlast one with the proper Range Rover Engine ;)

    Not that wheezy old diesel ;)

    What colour is it?

    Any pics?
     
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  7. Bagshot

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    That's the one, not many people realised you could unscrew the boot badge and the spare fitted straight on..oh and it had carburettors.
     
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    I'll get some pics at the weekend, colour is Oxford Blue, cream leather and I think, Hurricane wheels. Gas conversion, which will be a mystery to me.
     
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    It was dads (well the garage) but it was nice. He had a lead foot too:):eek:

    J
     
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    Probably did less mpg than this new one I've just got, but it was like sailing a ship to drive..
     
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    20190216_143843.jpg Restoring a P6 cut this lot out last week luckily it's got a continental boot lid so spare sits there...lol
     
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    You will need the derv to tow the V8 steam-engine around from time to time ;)

    Oxford blue, nice. Think few of my panels are that colour
     
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    The P6b 3500s... You could also fit the SD1 manual gearbox.mmmm niiiice.. a big fan of the P6.:cool:
     
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    Only if it had the continental boot kit fitted...underside strengthner needs to be there..
     
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    After the dropped liner is fixed:rolleyes:
     
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    Good. That'll give you some practice at head gaskets.

    You'll need fresh petrol if it has been sat for a year.
     
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    There's a whole tank of fuel in it and I've got to throw the whole lot away. :(:(
     
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    Thanks Mr Datatek, I knew I could rely on you to spot that one, I will be coming to you no doubt with all those bizarre lectric gremlins on this one. The DSE was relatively straightforward. Don't feel I will be so lucky this time..:):)
     
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    Just drive it around the block and it'll be gone!!!!!
     
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    Don't say that.. I've told Mrs Bagshot that they're not as bad as that .. gulp..
     
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