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Culminator



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:36 am    Post subject: Do you garage or not? Reply with quote

Just out of interest, do you tend to garage your pride and joy, or leave it outside in the elements like your average Defender owner would?

Mines's cosseted, tucked up in the nice warm and dry...
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Crocs



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So is mine. It doesn't see rain or snow .
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine does get used in all weather's. Currently off the road for winter but tucked up in a shed at my parents place where it lives. Out of site. Keep prying eyes away.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All weathers - mine is my daily driver when in the UK
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Rich1968



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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In the garage for me, bit of a pain as I have to prop the door up with wood to get it in and out.

Just bought a Terrafirma lowering kit -1" that will hopefully solve this.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Funny enough, I've just fitted aTMD -2" lowering kit in order to get into garage. Was going to buy the Extreme 4x4 lowering springs but gave up after leaving 4 calls for them to call me back. Utterly hopeless....
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I went the opposite route by lifting the roller door on the garage to give slightly taller opening. Just scrapes in!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 4:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

5 sheds to choose from but its currently in the old dairy getting its new power plant Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you have an air compressor, and/or don't need to go in and out too much, then let some air out of the tyres?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use mine 2 or 3 times a month on dry days. It is always garaged whatever the weather.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stays out all weathers and used as a daily driver, but was bought with that intention. I enjoy it too much.

Wouldn't fit without surgery on the garage - normally tucked out of sight with extra locks and more secure vehicles blocking it in.

Will try out the lowered tyre pressures and see if I can at least work in the warm and dry.

In the meantime, lots of polish, waxoyl (oh and a dehumidifier).
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MattyJBC



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since moving I keep mine garaged, but the spot lights on the roll cage had to go to get it in. I've even just bought a heater for the garage (on a timer) to keep her warm over the winter. It is a VERY tight fit..... I can see the garage door a little too close to the roof when I look out the sun roof!

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