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Old November 17th, 2015, 01:06 PM
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Sorry, thought I was replying to cgalpin's post, but actually cleverlyl emailed the administrator . . .

No, don't worry re. battery welding in the parking lot. I'll call Carlos (whose post I just saw) and try to set something up. I'm in no tearing hurry, but it is on my list of stuff to knock out.

Carlos, sorry to hear you won't be there, but I'll try to call you soon.
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Old November 17th, 2015, 08:08 PM
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will miss Thursday's! please give my best to our special guest and asking him to go around a second time now that all the bugs have been worked out!
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Old November 18th, 2015, 10:39 AM
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Is this still happening and if so, where at? So long as the rain stops (soft top finally comes Friday) I think I might make the journey out of the District.
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Old November 18th, 2015, 11:40 AM
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Killroys in Springfield. Park in the back. We sit outside under the tent. People start getting there around 5
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Old November 18th, 2015, 10:31 PM
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Is this still happening and if so, where at? So long as the rain stops (soft top finally comes Friday) I think I might make the journey out of the District.
show in what ever other vehicle you may have, many of us do...Ed Kang and I show up in
hondas, other guys show with other brands.
part of the land rover experience is realizing that the vehicle will be useless when you need it the most.. eventually all of us show our rovers at least once...
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Old November 18th, 2015, 10:35 PM
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NoVa Happy Hour - 3rd Thurs Monthly

As Jeremy Clarkson put it, "the most unreliable car in the world is the most reliable car in the world" but yes, we all have been stranded by our Rovers at least once...
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Old November 18th, 2015, 11:29 PM
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As Jeremy Clarkson put it, "the most unreliable car in the world is the most reliable car in the world" but yes, we all have been stranded by our Rovers at least once...
I was about to say actually I haven't...but there was one time in GWNF when I grenaded my clutch and had to take the tow truck home. That was 11 years ago of course. I have found when you actually need them, i.e. daily drive, they respond with loyalty.

And as an early head's up, I may make Dec's if the timing for everything works out-so prepare thyself old crew!
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Old November 19th, 2015, 06:59 AM
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And as an early head's up, I may make Dec's if the timing for everything works out-so prepare thyself old crew!
Woohoo!!
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Old November 19th, 2015, 08:27 AM
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I ...And as an early head's up, I may make Dec's if the timing for everything works out-so prepare thyself old crew!
If only you could bring a 2015 Defender from across the pond...
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Old November 19th, 2015, 08:51 AM
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If only you could bring a 2015 Defender from across the pond...
It amuses me to no end to see how many of the limited edition models are here in the UAE.
https://dubai.dubizzle.com/motors/us...oPTE%3D&pos=36

Only ~$76k!
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Old November 19th, 2015, 09:04 AM
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I'm trying to convince my cousin to pick up a few and put them in storage...
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Old November 19th, 2015, 09:51 AM
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I was about to say actually I haven't...but there was one time in GWNF when I grenaded my clutch and had to take the tow truck home. That was 11 years ago of course. I have found when you actually need them, i.e. daily drive, they respond with loyalty.

And as an early head's up, I may make Dec's if the timing for everything works out-so prepare thyself old crew!
Great news. If the planets don't completely align post up what might work and we'll pull together a impromptu drinking session somewhere.

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I'm trying to convince my cousin to pick up a few and put them in storage...
It would be interesting to forecast what the appreciation would need to be to cover ownership costs, insurance, storage fees and pull a reasonable ROI.
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Old November 19th, 2015, 11:14 AM
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Woohoo!!
Run?
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Old November 19th, 2015, 11:27 AM
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Old November 19th, 2015, 11:31 AM
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Nah, he's just off his COTA high...
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Old November 19th, 2015, 11:41 AM
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Nah, he's just off his COTA high...
withdrawal till March damn it.
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Nah, he's just off his COTA high...
Maybe I should take up his offer to make it rain all up in the club
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Old November 19th, 2015, 12:25 PM
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Brandon will likely be arriving early if anyone is in a position to get there earlier than usual. He's in gore right now
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Brandon will likely be arriving early if anyone is in a position to get there earlier than usual. He's in gore right now
I'm gonna try to sneak away by 4:00.
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Old November 19th, 2015, 12:33 PM
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Might be able to do that. RRS is in the shop getting some glass replaced. We're in Merriefield. Open Road Grille. Is this too early?



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1959 SII 88"- "The Little Green Beastie" last seen in NY
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1988 90 "Eric the Half a Bee" half a truck, sold for parts
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