Long Termer Land Rover Discovery 3

Our long termer Land Rover has been toying with my affections Built: Dec 2005 Price New: c.$75,000 inc options Price 2011: $27,000 Price Now: Who knows Odometer: 333,000 kms Of all the things I appreciate about Australia, the NRMA Roadside Assistance would most definitely make my top 5. The organisation must surely be the standard […]

Land Rover Discovery 3 Update

At least I didn’t buy an Audi Q5 After all the rubbish I get from drivers of mostly Japanese cars, all the jibes about my car’s reliability resembling a long and winding dog turd, all the should-have-known-better’s and I-told-you-so’s, it takes a bloody non-Land Rover Discovery 3 part to almost kill my Disco. The German […]

Land Rover Discovery 3 Long Termer: Update

Kms when bought: 235,000 Current Kms: 286,000 Last service:  278,000 Costs B Service: $630 Tyre: $250 Bearing: $500 I’ve been remiss since the last update, way back in September last year, but it seems that I have now caught up with the problems I bought 3 years ago. The only issue that has arisen since September was […]

Long Termer: Land Rover Discover 3 TDV6

It’s been service time for the Disco. Basic oil change and new air filters. Ignoring the binging and warning light for the brake pads is not advised, certainly not for the few weeks I have done. It means that the pads have chewed up the disc rotors and they need replacing. The wife managed to […]

Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6

Model Year: 2005 Bought: May 2011 Kms: 135,000 Current Kms: 155,000 Price: $27,000 OK, I’ve probably always wanted a Range Rover, but sadly they have only 5 dedicated seats. My family requires the extra couple these days. Initially my choice seemed stark and somewhat depressing. Was I really going to consider a Tarago? Did I […]