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by TeddyBear
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Rav4
Replies: 37
Views: 8415

Cheerio.

I've just had the most remarkable test drive experience of my life! This is a May 2019 Design with 7,000 miles and I'm planning to pick it up on Friday. At last I understand what RAV fans have been saying about the HSD and what smooth torque with no gears really feels like. Pulling away with no engi...
by TeddyBear
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: New DS? Dilemma re oil dilution etc
Replies: 87
Views: 13684

Re: New DS? Dilemma re oil dilution etc

I am not ducking the issue. I am merely trying to understand it. If there is fuel in my oil, then the oil level will rise. Unless you are going to tell me that oil will burn off at the same rate as the diesel being added? All internal engines "consume" a percentage of their lubricating oil. One rul...
by TeddyBear
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: New DS? Dilemma re oil dilution etc
Replies: 87
Views: 13684

Re: New DS? Dilemma re oil dilution etc

Have there been many reports of DPF issues with the MY19 Evoque? Searching online I only found complaints about earlier years. While it looks like little changed in the exhaust design, is there any possibility that the newest Evoque and DS have improved SOMETHING in this area? The most common conse...
by TeddyBear
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: The death of diesel? Or the future?
Replies: 394
Views: 58966

Re: The death of diesel? Or the future?

Tata Motors’ plan to raise foreign debt off the table 25 Aug 2019, 11:16 PM IST Deborshi Chaki reporting for livemint.com The planned fundraise of up to $1.5 billion failed to garner sufficient interest from potential lenders. Tata Motors was in talks with several foreign banks since the start of t...
by TeddyBear
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Power Steering Failure
Replies: 85
Views: 21240

Re: Power Steering Failure

If these bolts break out of warranty on a car bought from a non-franchised dealer, will JLR still have to fix it?
by TeddyBear
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: The death of diesel? Or the future?
Replies: 394
Views: 58966

Re: The death of diesel? Or the future?

Barnsh wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:37 pm
TeddyBear wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:35 pm
Don't forget Porsche... Audi...
It’s an awful situation when it’s easier to list those caught rather than those not caught in some form of emissions scandal.
I missed out Ford.
by TeddyBear
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: The death of diesel? Or the future?
Replies: 394
Views: 58966

Arch downsized from 9x7 to 4x4

JLR 'halves' Dual Arch car showroom demands amid dealer push-back AM Online. https://www.am-online.com/news/manufacturer/2019/08/23/jlr-halves-dual-arch-car-showroom-demands-after-dealers-push-back Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is scaling back its Dual Arch dealer network upgrades after pushback from ret...
by TeddyBear
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain
Topic: SCRF versus CSF - Are we on the bleeding edge?
Replies: 152
Views: 22992

Re: SCRF versus CSF - Are we on the bleeding edge?

Barnsh wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:54 am
I know , we’ve been saying this for ages ......it’s too far away to get hot enough!

Now we know it’s 70cm too far away 🙄😂😂😂😂😂😂😂. JLR must be reading our threads for training.
Will it roast poultry? "Bear Indoors" says a 5lb stuffed bird needs 200 deg C for 2 hours. :lol:
by TeddyBear
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: The death of diesel? Or the future?
Replies: 394
Views: 58966

Re: The death of diesel? Or the future?

Don't forget Porsche... Audi...
by TeddyBear
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: The death of diesel? Or the future?
Replies: 394
Views: 58966

Re: The death of diesel? Or the future?

I acknowledge the effort they are making. Some hard graft going on tactically. But its rotting at the top and strategically this started to go wrong many years ago.

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