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MrGray
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Location: NY, USA

Hey everyone!

Post by MrGray » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:01 am

New member from NY in the US... I found this forum while looking into some things and am very pleased! Much better than the other forum I was looking at which doesn't have much activity.

So far I haven't done much to the car, but did install the factory towbar myself in about 3.5 hours without removing or lowering the exhaust. If anyone is interested in the how-to, I can write something up and post the few pictures I took along the way.

We got the disco in March and have put on about 11k miles so far. Here are a couple pics from our trip to Ithaca, NY.

MY16 HSE 5-seater
Scotia Grey, Ebony Interior
Climate Comfot, a must
Driver Assist Plus Package, most around here seem to have this
Vision Assist Package, very nice for the lights and cameras
Audio Upgrade, meh, sound fidelity, especially in the low freq is lacking
Black Design Package, very nice
+Towbar

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Chippy
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Location: Germany.

Re: Hey everyone!

Post by Chippy » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:54 am

Hi MrGray,

Congratulations on your new DS and welcome to the forum. It's a great place to get ideas and exchange experiences.

I especially like the alloys on your trailer. They're almost as nice as those on he car ;)
Evoque TD4 180 MY18.
DS TD4 150 MY17 - Rejected B Pillar
DS TD4 150 MY16 - Rejected B Pillar


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Mark Geraghty
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Location: Leicestershire

Re: Hey everyone!

Post by Mark Geraghty » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:22 am

Great photos!!! Welcome to the forum and happy motoring in the DS
MY17 HSE Lux 180 Auto. 5+2 seating. Santorini black & ivory leather. Running boards, roof rails & mud guards. Collected 28.12.16 from the excellent Marshalls of Melton Mowbray.
Gone - '57 Volvo V70 D5, SEAT Toldedo Tdi, Golf GT Tdi, Golf TD


Strappe
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Re: Hey everyone!

Post by Strappe » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:15 pm

Welcome to the forum and to your new DS.
You have got yourself a great car.
Enjoy.
Got it 1st April 2015. [ not an April fool ]
HSE Auto, Kaikoura Stone, almond interior, spare wheel, bright finish treadplates, flaps, rubber mats, traffic sign recognition, 3 additional USBs, service pack

Pentland Cupar.


beachbenz
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Re: Hey everyone!

Post by beachbenz » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:27 pm

Nice pics. I would like to know how you installed your tow bar. Welcome to the forum.


MrGray
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Location: NY, USA

Re: Hey everyone!

Post by MrGray » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:10 pm

Thanks all!

Wheels on the trailer are Kosei that I got for cheap when I was upgrading trailer from leadspring suspension to axle-less bushing suspension. The set of 4 used wheels was $50, two couple had a few bends, but hold air fine and are perfect for the application The clearance to frame is wicked small with no spacers needed.

As for the tow bar, I found there's a nice how-to here: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3091
I used the official instructions from LR for the factory part, combined with the Curt hitch installation instructions and a YouTube video of an evoque bumper cover removal to see how it was done on the DS. I'll create a new thread in the appropriate category.


Barnsh
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Re: Hey everyone!

Post by Barnsh » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:53 pm

Hello and welcome , this forum is quite active , feel free to Jon in !
MY17 DS HSE 180 manual Firenze/Almond,10 way Mem seats, Priv glass,Active xenon, surround cam. Space saver wheel, gloss grey wheels.
My16.5 DS Se Tech 180 b pillar tick - rejected :oops:
My16 DS Se Tech180 Tracker Cut main loom = rejected :oops:


simon
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Re: Hey everyone!

Post by simon » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:46 pm

Looks great. Love the color (translated especially into US English for you) combo 👍🏻
17MY HSE Lux Corris Grey with Black Design Pack - Dec 2016

16MY HSE Lux Fuji White with Black Design Pack - Bought June 2016 - Rejected & replaced Dec 2016


Supplied by the very excellent Shukers of Ludlow


MrGray
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Re: Hey everyone!

Post by MrGray » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:43 am

simon wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:46 pm
Looks great. Love the color (translated especially into US English for you) combo 👍🏻
Thanks! It's the same as the one on the brochure :D Except for the wheels, and the fact that the brochure features an HSE Luxury.

http://www.auto-brochures.com/makes/lan ... t_2016.pdf


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