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So often we hear that service in our country has declined to the point of non existence. Well I have found a ray of sunshine in a gloomy landscape.

Having always wanted a Defender since being a boy I finally found the ideal reason to take the plunge when my wife declared that she wanted a VW Beetle (time for separate cars I thought). Armed with £8500, a handful of buyer beware nightmare stories and no mechanical knowledge to speak of I entered the world of buying a used defender. First things first I though, buy LRM Magazine that will put me on the right road. It did. Upon spotting their full page add in your magazine I trundled 130 miles up to Solihull to Liveridge British 4x4 who had a 110 tdi 200 station wagon conversion in stock. “ We’ll make sure it’s fully serviced etc. before you take it and after 1000 miles bring it back, if anything’s wrong we’ll put it right for you Rob promised.” “Sounds just the job” said I. I wonder if they will be as good as their word I thought as I signed on the dotted line.

After 500 miles or so the gear change seemed to be getting more difficult and the clutch seemed rather snatchy so at my 1000 mile check I mentioned it to Chris “ Lets have a look” he said. “ Your not going to like this it’s the blah blah and that will mean taking the whole gearbox out and replacing the doobray”- Sinking feeling. “The good news is we’ll do it for free. But were rushed off our feet today and it’ll take some time to do so we can’t fit it in.” After much head scratching and pacing around I decided my best option was to get a train home ( expensive and time consuming ) then come back for it some days later. “ I’ve had a think said Chris. If you can make yourself scarce for the next four hours we’ll do it now. I’ll just have to work late to get the others finished”. This was music to my ears and off I trotted a happy man.

When I returned after my four hour walk Chris handed me the keys and said “ It’s all ready for you and by the way as we had it in bits we’ve put a new clutch in it.”

Now that’s what I call service.

As for the vehicle- I wish I had bought one years ago

Mike Baker

Mike Baker's Land Rover Defender

Mike Baker's Land Rover Defender

Mike Baker's Land Rover Defender


Refurbs by Liveridge 4x4 ltd
We refurbish Land Rovers for numerous charities all over the world and built special purpose vehicles, ambulance's, fire tenders, mobile work shops, wheel chair lifts, camper vans and even competition off road vehicles, that have gone to start work in America, New Zealand, Africa, India, Asia and numerous other countries all over Europe.
 

Liveridge British 4X4 ltd, the specialist in refurbishing Land Rovers. We are an independent family run company with generations of experience leading the way in all your Land Rover requirements.