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Old 04-17-2012, 08:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I am a Structural Designer from South Africa.
I own the following vehicles:

1998 Land Rover Defender 300Tdi
2005 Audi A4 2.0 Tdi (currently down after cambelt failure)
1998 Land Rover Discovery Tdi (wife's car)

The Audi averaged 4.6liter/100km, but is currently down after a cambelt failure.
This leaves me with using the Overlanding vehicle to drive to work

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Old 04-17-2012, 09:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forum, Jan.

Too bad about the belt! Is it an interference engine in that Audi - ie. more than just a belt to replace? I don't believe we have the option of a diesel A4 in the North American market yet.
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome! I take it that both Land Rover's are stick shift? That should help.

I wish we had more diesel options here!
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:22 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Welcome! I take it that both Land Rover's are stick shift? That should help.

I wish we had more diesel options here!
Yep, both Land Rovers have the R380 5 speed manual gearbox.

The Audi A4 has a 6 speed manual gearbox.....awesome

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