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Mickysham



Member Since: 03 Jan 2018
Location: Co.Derry
Posts: 12

Ireland 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HST Stornoway Grey
Finally got a comfortable Land Rover

Having been in many Landys, mostly Defenders and older Discos and a few RR classics. I finally said i need a nice comfortable one. Even if at the off road days i did say i will not have me a RRS I have to say i am sold,
Also just signed up, used to be on the other forums here, Disco3 and Defender2
A wee photo or two, RRS HST TDV8



Post #544712 Wed Jan 03 2018 10:15pm
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Stevepd



Member Since: 22 May 2017
Location: Warminster
Posts: 274

United Kingdom 2006 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Cairns Blue

Stunning, does look good that Thumbs Up

Steve. 2006 2.7 TDV6 HSE in Cairns Blue.

Post #544713 Wed Jan 03 2018 10:34pm
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Gandalf



Member Since: 11 Sep 2017
Location: Bacup,Lancashire
Posts: 141

England 2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Rimini Red

Know what you mean only had mine 2 weeks can't believe how comfortable and pleasant it is to drive. Towed the tin tent for the first time with it usually I have to get used to the car so stick to 40-45 mph first time out, but with peanut (don't ask I'm sad and name all my cars)I was doing 60 on the m/way after the first 15 minutes even in a howling gale and rain felt like I was cruising round town. Should have done it years ago. If it ain't broken down it soon will
Pulling my Vanmaster tin tent with my 2005 RED RRS HSE TDV6

1973 Land Rover Series 3 110 safari Gone but not forgotten
1990 Discovery 200Tdi Gone thank god
1996 Discovery 300Tdi sadly missed
2003 Discovery TD5 Gone to LR heaven
2004 Discovery TD5 Gone to Aberdeen hope it likes it there
2005 RRS HSE Rimini Red (my Disco 3 in a posh frock)
Think I see a pattern here

Post #544714 Wed Jan 03 2018 10:39pm
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Mickysham



Member Since: 03 Jan 2018
Location: Co.Derry
Posts: 12

Ireland 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HST Stornoway Grey

If i was to do a list like your signature it would be too long to have haha but yeah loving it, i did some what stagger away there though and sold a lovely disco 3 hse and bought a toyota land cruiser, i wouldnt recommend! so had to come back to the green oval Smile 2008 HST TDV8 in Stornoway Grey.

Post #544715 Wed Jan 03 2018 10:41pm
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Tim in Scotland



Member Since: 30 May 2005
Location: Driving along in my automobile
Posts: 16664

2013 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Stornoway Grey

Mickey are you sure your car is Bonati Grey and not Stornoway Grey? If you look at the VIN plate on top of the radiator left side it will tell you the paint colour and touch up code. I ask because Bonatti was discontinued in 2007 Stornoway Grey came onto the colour chart, Bonatti is slightly brown tinted. My 2007 TDv8 was Stornoway Grey. Also is it a genuine factory HST as those were relatively rare - many were dealership built specials from a kit and the difference was that the factory HST’s came with an e-diff as standard that the dealer built cars didn’t have. Yours is in lovely condition externally, certainly been well looked after. 2018 Melting Silver Mini Countryman PHEV - a test car before Seeing if I could go to totally Petrol/Diesel free motoring
2015MY Corris Grey SDv6 HSE Dynamic, the best car I have ever owned, totally reliable only a cou0le of rattles in 3 years, now no longer in my care
Also in my garage is a 1996 TDi300 Defender 90 County HT made into a fake CSW


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Post #544717 Wed Jan 03 2018 10:54pm
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Mickysham



Member Since: 03 Jan 2018
Location: Co.Derry
Posts: 12

Ireland 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HST Stornoway Grey

Tim you would be correct! I had a Bonatti grey disco 3
Yes it is a proper HST, and does have the e diff, sensor ontop of the diff, if I mind correctly? A friend owned it for a long time and I knew he looked after it and when he decided to upgrade I said that's the one for me 2008 HST TDV8 in Stornoway Grey.

Post #544720 Wed Jan 03 2018 10:59pm
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Cymruambyth



Member Since: 27 Feb 2017
Location: North Wales
Posts: 1343

Wales 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged HST Zermatt Silver

Lovely looking Sport....best shape too Very Happy Thumbs Up Steve.


2006 Zermatt Silver, Range Rover Sport HST 4.2 Supercharged.

Post #544732 Wed Jan 03 2018 11:35pm
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AidanTDV8



Member Since: 01 Oct 2017
Location: Derry
Posts: 13

Ireland 

Had a drive of this, rolled about like a dingy in a storm and dashboard was lit up like a city centre....



Only joking!

You've defintly made me want one this year! Thumbs Up

Post #544738 Thu Jan 04 2018 12:05am
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d-9



Member Since: 10 Jan 2017
Location: Herefordshire
Posts: 295

United Kingdom 2007 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Java Black

Looks good

Post #544742 Thu Jan 04 2018 12:44am
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Stuart



Member Since: 18 Oct 2013
Location: Manchester
Posts: 561

United Kingdom 2006 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Java Black

Is that those Gloh back lights? Get a 2005-2009 RRS (FAH500210) sat nav/dash mat here - the one that wasn't there when you bought the car.

Post #544743 Thu Jan 04 2018 12:59am
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Eaters



Member Since: 11 Apr 2016
Location: East Sussex
Posts: 877

United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Zermatt Silver

Nice motor Mickysham Thumbs Up Robin
2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8
Awaiting rebuild: NGTF
Gone:
Jaguar S-Type V8 4.2 Sport
MGZTT 190 2.5

Post #544747 Thu Jan 04 2018 1:14am
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Camelrock



Member Since: 31 Aug 2013
Location: North Yorkshire
Posts: 938

United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Tangiers Orange

Lookes good and with the best (in my view) Diesel engine to boot Thumbs Up 2008 G4 RRSport TDV8 current
2009 TDCi 90 current
2016 Discovery Sport HSE current
1994 Dakar current

Post #544776 Thu Jan 04 2018 2:12pm
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Buckster



Member Since: 05 Mar 2015
Location: Hampshire
Posts: 1310

England 2013 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Orkney Grey

Welcome! And sports can offroad too Thumbs Up Cool 2003 BMW M5 - 5 Litres of V8 Optimax Slurping Goodness in Carbon Black

2013 SDV6 HSE Black Edition- Orkney Grey with Ebony & Ivory. LR Facelift RAI, Genuine G4 Expedition Rack, 4x Warn SBD-160 Spotlights, Warn 9.5XPS Winch, Mantec Underbody Protection, Full Easy Lift Suspension Module, LR Light Guards, 19"s on Goodyear Duratracs, ARB fridge, TuffTrek awning 😎

Post #544781 Thu Jan 04 2018 2:50pm
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Mickysham



Member Since: 03 Jan 2018
Location: Co.Derry
Posts: 12

Ireland 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HST Stornoway Grey

Thanks folks, Yeah i have been toying with the idea of a bit of green laning and that, maybe down the line... 2008 HST TDV8 in Stornoway Grey.

Post #544834 Thu Jan 04 2018 10:02pm
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airc909



Member Since: 28 May 2018
Location: Coventry
Posts: 39

United Kingdom 2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 SE Siberian Silver

very nice Thumbs Up

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