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Old 02-01-18, 03:06 PM   #1251
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Oh dear, huge fire in multi-storey car park in Liverpool which destroyed 1400 vehicles "appears to have started in a Land Rover's engine compartment!!"
Just goes to prove Land Rovers do a proper job, if it had been any other make of 4x4, just a couple of cars either side would have been damaged

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I've tried that in a Transit custom at Millbrook, it works and is fascinating to experience, though worrying considering the undulations of the road.

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I was amazed how steep the banking is at the top of the bowl, you need to hang on to the Armco to stay upright

Providing safety cover/comms for one of Rovers 24 hour record attempts...

MbrookC by Robert Starr, on Flickr

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Old 02-01-18, 08:07 PM   #1253
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I wonder, Phill, if your Landie was not actually insured while on something that is an obvious race track ? Most policies exclude this.

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Old 02-01-18, 08:33 PM   #1254
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Itís on a classic policy which covers all sorts of things, green laning among them. Driving on track is covered, provided the vehicle is not being used in competition.

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Old 02-01-18, 08:36 PM   #1255
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I've tried that in a Transit custom at Millbrook, it works and is fascinating to experience, though worrying considering the undulations of the road.

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I have been around the banking at MIRA a few times when we resurfaced it in a loaded Foden eight wheeler following a Bomag roller. Now that was scary, I could have cracked walnuts between my ar*e cheeks!

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Ah....... more comprehensive than most then

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Ah....... more comprehensive than most then

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Yes, I spent hours ringing round insurance companies last year. Not so easy getting decent cover on a classic, at a sensible price, which also earns NCB if you're under 25 and which gives you a sensible mileage limit for the year.

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Apparently there were 1200 vehicles all in, more than double my estimate!

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Apparently there were 1200 vehicles all in, more than double my estimate!

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Spotted a Minerva Land Rover in the line-up

What video camera do you use Phill?

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