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by Barnsh
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: New DS? Dilemma re oil dilution etc
Replies: 25
Views: 2484

Re: New DS? Dilemma re oil dilution etc

I had an XC60 D5 AWD loved it Changed to a DS see signature for history. After 2 B pillar tickers , I wasn’t going to take the chance on another B pillar ticker! At the time of changing the last DS, it was in for its annual service , ( I always get an annual service and oil change done at 7000 to 90...
by Barnsh
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Comparison with Rivals
Replies: 5
Views: 810

Re: Comparison with Rivals

XC 60 miles better. Like driving an armchair on a long trip. Road holding about even Body roll on XC60 is a bit more FPace miles better in all areas , perhaps seats are not as good as old XC60 but a far firmer ride with awesome road handling. Ps Didn’t like the new XC60 Seats tbh the pre facelift we...
by Barnsh
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Higher Bio-content fuel = Ingenium DS diesel disaster?
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Higher Bio-content fuel = Ingenium DS diesel disaster?

Looks like a move to introducing more 'environmentally friendly' fuels with higher bio-content could be coming.... https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-news/106137/official-e5-petrol-and-b7-diesel-fuel-pump-labels-introduced-on-uk-forecourts The question is, as bio-diesel is already proven to be less ...
by Barnsh
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain
Topic: Service interval
Replies: 3154
Views: 338551

Re: Service interval

For all the newbies on here with early oil changes , please note there is a poll over here where you can enter when your oil change is carried out. Although this was created a while ago and some owners hadn’t had a notification at that time and gave estimates , it still serves a valid purpose if peo...
by Barnsh
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Jaguar Land Rover posts huge financial loss
Replies: 44
Views: 6166

Re: More JLR Executive Resignations

Two more senior executives, both with over 20 years' service, are leaving JLR. CFO Ken Gregor's departure was announced by Speth during the Q4 investor conference call. He will be succeeded by Adrian Mardell who is currently serving as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). Today it was the turn of Ja...
by Barnsh
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: BMW-JLR EV Partnership
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Re: BMW-JLR EV Partnership

Interesting direction to go in.🤔🤔
by Barnsh
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Acceleration Delay
Replies: 11
Views: 949

Re: Acceleration Delay

Welcome mrsV If you search for sluggish gearbox ( what folks initially thought was the issue) you will find a few stories of the same problem, normally worse when trying to make a quick getaway at a roundabout etc. See here for the debate on it. https://www.discosportforums.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=17&...
by Barnsh
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Jaguar Land Rover posts huge financial loss
Replies: 44
Views: 6166

Re: Jaguar Land Rover posts huge financial loss

Canuk wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:25 am
Time to delete and ban jesseln11 ?
Folks need to use the report button if they see this sort of post , that sends me an email and alert so I can get rid of them quicker.
He’s gone👌
by Barnsh
Fri May 31, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Oil change with service plan
Replies: 15
Views: 3001

Re: Oil change with service plan

It's good that you are not paying for JLR's engineering mistake. But how do you feel about running for 10,500 miles out of every 21,000 with dilution at an average of 7.5% - particularly after what JLR have said about possible engine failures above 6.1% ? I don't feel good about it, but assuming di...

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