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Mar 22

Bloody Boris the Landrover

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Bloody sparkie thing… so I’m just not brave enough or (the real reason) rich enough to start switching out the electrical components yet… but maybe next month… Boris refused to start again… so I decided to say SCREW IT and rented a rather pleasing little black Jeep Wrangler. The rental was way too expensive but […]

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Feb 15

Valentines Day with a Landrover

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This year I’m in San Francisco for Valentines Day. Had a lovely time visiting the wine region of Napa, and when Boris refused to start we were prepared. If you choose to spend Valentines day with a Landrover you expect the unexpected. I simply swore and stood around for 30 minutes trying all the tricks […]

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Jan 30

Boris the Landrover – his crank sensor makes no sense

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Crank Sensor didn’t fix anything 🙁 However, on my life mission of looking on the bright side, it did work for nearly eight weeks straight. Before refusing to start while parked outside a client office in San Francisco, which is only really a minor embarrassment. I suppose it could have happened half way across the […]

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Nov 01

Boris the Landrover gets a new LR3 crank sensor

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Courtesy of the very nice chaps at Kensington Motor Cars here in Las Vegas – http://www.kmcnv.com A new engine crank sensor! The LR3 crank sensor Now… this might seem like a tiny little bit of plastic and metal but is it the savior or haunted LR3 engines everywhere? After many, many, many discussions with the garage […]

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Jun 18

Two grand later and Boris the LR3 is still crap

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Two days after dropping a couple of grand on a new starter motor, new transmission shifter (and two weeks of rental cars) trying to *fix* the ‘refusing-to-start’ problem… The very naughty Boris had driven like a dream over the weekend and I was finally enjoying the Landrover experience again thinking it was solved… this morning […]

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May 06

So, I bought a Problem Landrover LR3 and its a big one!

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Before I start raging about this car I need to take a deep breath. This Problem Landrover LR3 is a particularly naughty example of landrovers utter rubbishness. This bloody thing is making my head EXPLOOOODEEDEE with frustration. Just to reduce the chances of my head exploding in frustration, I am going to amuse myself by […]

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