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Old 04-18-2017, 07:48 PM   #26
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Default Re: Coming up to a dillema D1 or D2

Forgot watts link, and plastic rear bumper. Add those to the list.

If you demand more comfort without getting a D3, get a D2.
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:09 PM   #27
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I've had good experiences with both my D2's. For a DD or light trail duty a D2 is great, for a dedicated wheeler a D1 is probably the ticket. I definitely ran into some limitations with my built D2 - the rear overhang, CV's and watts linkage.
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:47 PM   #28
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I bought my first Disco when it was 3 yrs old and had 60 ish on it. I paid like 13 grand if I remember. Defenders already had climbed in price cause it was a couple yrs since they stopped bringing them to the states. So by that time people could sell a defender for more than they paid for it new. I think people hoped the Disco would hold its value like that but it didn't. I told a guy I would buy a Disco when they got closer to 10 grand. He said I was going to be waiting a long time for that. But that was the year I got a Disco for close to 10
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Old 04-19-2017, 03:52 PM   #29
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plastic rear bumper
I got rear ended twice in my 04.

First was low speed at a right turn stop. I was creeping to see if it was clear, guy thought I was going and bang. Broke the lights, but just a small cut in the bumper. Basically a free $800 from his insurance.

Couple months later (new lights , same bumper) going ~35mph in rush hour a lady in the right lane decides I don't exist and tries to switch into mine. I all but stop to keep from hitting her and BANG, I get smoked from behind by some other lady.

Bumper I think had another little cut, but pretty much fine, so i replace the lights & basically another free $800 from her insurance.

So, yeah, they're plastic, but they're pretty tough and pay well
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Old 04-22-2017, 12:15 PM   #30
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Idaho car......doubt there is any rust

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