The History Man wrote:
Thread hijack but have been offered a free xtrail diesel to replace Subaru. About the same age but had very gentle mileage with no off road at all, unlike forester which goes off every day. Inlaws are giving up driving at Xmas.
Worth the swap? Don't know anything about them. Had a few nissans and found them to be bland but very reliable.
Guy I used to work with had a(n) Xtrail - nothing but hassle - would even prefer a Discovery!
Talking of which - there's a few decent ones on offer at the moment - and an nice mid 90s Hilux
HF - hear what you're saying about the Volvos and I just don't see myself in a Forestor for another 20 years or so.
Anyone know if the 2000 onwards Discos are any better on rust prevention, which was the real downfall for my '96 V8i?
WANTED: Kona Sex One rear brake canti hanger pivot thingy - GOT ONE!
I could be tempted by a 19" - 21" Dave Yates (mountain) frame.................and no I still don't do trail centreshttp://www.corrieyairack.org/index2.html