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Old September 10th, 2014, 12:09 PM
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I am wondering what a good UK source for Land Rover parts is. While stationed in the US I mostly used Rovers North, what do you guys recommend for parts on this side of the ocean?
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Old September 10th, 2014, 12:11 PM
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I'm a Craddocks customer. Good source on any side of the pond.
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Old September 10th, 2014, 12:34 PM
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RimmerBros. Be upfront with them and ask what would it take to get either a commercial account or discounted pricing off list price. Some places do 25 percent off.
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Old September 10th, 2014, 12:42 PM
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Paddocks has proven to valve the best in my experience for UK bits.
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A friend of mine runs a land rover / range rover specialty repair shop. Based on his experience, they are capable of stopping anywhere, anytime, at any cost.

I don't know about the brakes, only their unreliability.
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Old September 10th, 2014, 12:52 PM
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Andy if you are now based on the correct side of the pond where we actually speak a more correct version of the Queens English why not ask on a UK forum?

Local knowledge is generally best knowledge


Try asking on defender2.net and say what sort of parts you are after.

The Peterborough Land Rover show is fast approaching 20/21st September, so why not go and browse some of the smaller suppliers.


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Old September 10th, 2014, 12:58 PM
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I've used:

john craddock
paddock spares
sp landrover uk
ashcroft

all experiences were great. minor issue with my order from craddock but they made it right on their dime. If you're in the UK I'm sure your experience would be fantastic because you aren't shipping overseas.
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Old September 10th, 2014, 01:06 PM
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I just ordered here also. I can report back when the parts arrive. So far so good though!
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Old September 10th, 2014, 01:24 PM
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Old September 10th, 2014, 02:38 PM
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Andy if you are now based on the correct side of the pond where we actually speak a more correct version of the Queens English why not ask on a UK forum? Local knowledge is generally best knowledge Try asking on defender2.net and say what sort of parts you are after. The Peterborough Land Rover show is fast approaching 20/21st September, so why not go and browse some of the smaller suppliers. Brendan
Yeah, my friends and I with defenders in The squadron are planning on going....can't wait
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Old September 10th, 2014, 03:19 PM
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I'm a Paddock Spares customer.
Well, Paddock is the sales platform of Britpart.
But I'm always looking for best prices.
And low costs for handling and shipping (5bpd/order to Europe).
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Old September 10th, 2014, 03:21 PM
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http://www.brit-car.co.uk/

I used them a lot while stationed in Germany, both for old and late model. Their prices were sometimes a few pounds more, but their flat rate EU shipping usually came in cheaper when I was making large orders. Online catalog usually shows superseded numbers and they have an online chat to double check numbers in microcat. I've also dealt with a number of German specialists and forums if you happen to be in mainland Europe.
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I use LRSeries.com. I have placed about five orders from them, and they have done well. They use FedEx. When it goes well, I get my order in about three days. When FedEx screws up the customs, add a couple.
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Andy,
You could walk into any auto parts store there and when you say Land Rover the guy behind the parts counter won't say "Toyota Land Cruiser????" back at you. Sucky weather but a Landy lovers paradise!
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I am wondering what a good UK source for Land Rover parts is. While stationed in the US I mostly used Rovers North, what do you guys recommend for parts on this side of the ocean?
If I were over there, I would be trying every LR parts house I could find.

From over here, I used to be a steady Paddocks customer, but my last couple orders took forever for them to process. An extra week delay from how it used to be, and it was on their end, not in transit.
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Paddocks has proven to valve the best in my experience for UK bits.
I've had good luck ordering parts from Paddocks to my friend's London apt (free delivery!) when I was visiting/passing through
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If I were over there, I would be trying every LR parts house I could find.

From over here, I used to be a steady Paddocks customer, but my last couple orders took forever for them to process. An extra week delay from how it used to be, and it was on their end, not in transit.
Same here. My last order didn't ship for a week. Paddocks shipping rates are also stupid high compared to say John Craddocks or LR Series.
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Old September 12th, 2014, 04:47 PM
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Same here. My last order didn't ship for a week. Paddocks shipping rates are also stupid high compared to say John Craddocks or LR Series.
Interesting
Had consistently bad experiences with Craddocks
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Old September 12th, 2014, 09:47 PM
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Love LRSeries...they have genuine or oem options for every
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Love LRSeries...they have genuine or oem options for every part.
Yep and the worst website ever!
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Yep and the worst website ever!
Whatcha talking about, Willis? Their website is actually pretty good (as long as you have a good parts manual and can look up by part#).
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