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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-04-2005, 09:09 PM Thread Starter
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Hi All,

Just joined the group and it looks like a fun place to be - I think I recognise a few names form other groups too!

Mine is a very early D1 3.5 V8 Manual with Carbs (!) and I'm of the attitude that when bits fall off - if it still runs they stay off!

I have made a few cheap mods - lost all trim (even the paint) chopped the wheel arches off to add taller tyres (ground clearance is everything IMHO) - next is the lift I keep promising myself and even taller tyres!

Attached are a few photos - the only time it has ever been clean and a couple of the "school run" my daughter and I use during the summer!

Looking forward to the group!

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welcome mark! is that a chrome paint job??

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Welcome to the fun Nice Discovery, you've been published I was reading about your Disco and how you polished all the aluminum... Crazy!
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Sweet disco...I love the way it shines....... Welcome to the forum

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It's not chrome - it is polished ally...

The finish is simple to say - bare polished aluminium - but a bitch to do...business was very very quiet at the time!

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That's Awsome

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Welcome to the forum!

That polished bodywork is amazing, just curious how many hours you put into that?
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Hi Badger,

On and off it took about 3 months...!!!

The finish is as hard as nails though, but in hindsight I wouldn't recommend anyone else do it.

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Hi Badger,

On and off it took about 3 months...!!!

The finish is as hard as nails though, but in hindsight I wouldn't recommend anyone else do it.

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It does look great though, but three months........damn! I'll just stick with my scratched up paint,ha,ha!!!
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The thing is - I kept putting different vinyl graphics all over it, every few months or so I'd get bored and put a different design on it. I'm really bored with the "chrome" effect - but each time I try to think of what to do next I loose my bottle when I think of the time I spent.

I'm seriuosly thinking about Nato Sand and Black camo - have actually tried one door already!

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The thing is - I kept putting different vinyl graphics all over it, every few months or so I'd get bored and put a different design on it. I'm really bored with the "chrome" effect - but each time I try to think of what to do next I loose my bottle when I think of the time I spent.

I'm seriuosly thinking about Nato Sand and Black camo - have actually tried one door already!

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What?! Don't cover that polished aluminum up! Think about all that time you spent on that.
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What?! Don't cover that polished aluminum up! Think about all that time you spent on that.

Just do the roof or something....the polished alum...is just to cool

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Hi!! I saw your Land rover somewhere in the past few months????? I think it was a Tesco car park?????Maybe at Billing??? It's driving me crazy but I'm sure I saw you on the road recently.....anyway......great Disco.KEEP THE FINNISH YOU HAVE!!! Looks great!


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agreed, im totally diggin' the aluminum polish. Its so different and makes your disco so shiny and smooth looking. Reminds me of a WWII aircraft.

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