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#5993235 - 10/25/15 10:30 AM Lease vehicle opinions?
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All things being equal, except vehicle size, which would you prefer to make a hunting lease truck - 2001 Ford Expedition or 2004 Land Rover Discovery? I like that the Rover is smaller and good reputation, what do you think?

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#5993244 - 10/25/15 10:35 AM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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I would go with the ford only for the availability and cost of repair parts....older vehicles that sit a lot require maintenance and repairs....either would be fine tho....
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#5993317 - 10/25/15 11:44 AM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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#5993329 - 10/25/15 11:55 AM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
I would go with the ford only for the availability and cost of repair parts....older vehicles that sit a lot require maintenance and repairs....either would be fine tho....


^^Agree with this, even though the LR probably would have higher resale value down the road. I would also consider initial cost into the other possibles such as, maintenance, insurance (could be damaged by rodents, maybe even stolen from a lease), don't think fuel would be a deal breaker for just running around the lease.
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#5993448 - 10/25/15 01:38 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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Rovers are widely known to have gremlins, especially electrical ones. It would be one of the last vehicles I would park extendedly at a place where mice/rats might get to a wire.
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#5994861 - 10/26/15 10:19 AM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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I have a 91 Bronco that is Electronic Fuel Injected. While it isn't an Expedition, I can say that it sat last for 10 months with a solar charger clipped to the battery. I checked the oil and coolant, jumped in, and it fired right up. I am more than happy with it for what it is intended for. I leave the hood cracked open with a tie down to limit how far up the hood can go while sitting. I have been told by a few people that rats will be less likely to nest and spend time in an engine compartment if it isn't as closed off from the elements.
I say all that to say....I vote for the Ford.


Edited by RH11399 (10/26/15 11:04 AM)
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#5995021 - 10/26/15 12:02 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: RH11399]
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Originally Posted By: RH11399
I have a 91 Bronco that is Electronic Fuel Injected. While it isn't an Expedition, I can say that it sat last for 10 months with a solar charger clipped to the battery. I checked the oil and coolant, jumped in, and it fired right up. I am more than happy with it for what it is intended for. I leave the hood cracked open with a tie down to limit how far up the hood can go while sitting. I have been told by a few people that rats will be less likely to nest and spend time in an engine compartment if it isn't as closed off from the elements.
I say all that to say....I vote for the Ford.


An 04 Land Rover is a ford.

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#5995168 - 10/26/15 01:46 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: RH11399
I have a 91 Bronco that is Electronic Fuel Injected. While it isn't an Expedition, I can say that it sat last for 10 months with a solar charger clipped to the battery. I checked the oil and coolant, jumped in, and it fired right up. I am more than happy with it for what it is intended for. I leave the hood cracked open with a tie down to limit how far up the hood can go while sitting. I have been told by a few people that rats will be less likely to nest and spend time in an engine compartment if it isn't as closed off from the elements.
I say all that to say....I vote for the Ford.


An 04 Land Rover is a ford.


Negative. It's a Land Rover!
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#5995222 - 10/26/15 02:24 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: BarneyWho]
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Originally Posted By: BarneyWho
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: RH11399
I have a 91 Bronco that is Electronic Fuel Injected. While it isn't an Expedition, I can say that it sat last for 10 months with a solar charger clipped to the battery. I checked the oil and coolant, jumped in, and it fired right up. I am more than happy with it for what it is intended for. I leave the hood cracked open with a tie down to limit how far up the hood can go while sitting. I have been told by a few people that rats will be less likely to nest and spend time in an engine compartment if it isn't as closed off from the elements.
I say all that to say....I vote for the Ford.


An 04 Land Rover is a ford.


Negative. It's a Land Rover!


Double negative owned by Ford from 2000-2008

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#5995231 - 10/26/15 02:30 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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I'd go with the ford just because its much easier to work on. My lease ride is a little S10... Not pretty, not fast, not much of anything. Buts she's quiet and the heater works good so I'm in!
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#5996751 - 10/27/15 12:27 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: BarneyWho
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: RH11399
I have a 91 Bronco that is Electronic Fuel Injected. While it isn't an Expedition, I can say that it sat last for 10 months with a solar charger clipped to the battery. I checked the oil and coolant, jumped in, and it fired right up. I am more than happy with it for what it is intended for. I leave the hood cracked open with a tie down to limit how far up the hood can go while sitting. I have been told by a few people that rats will be less likely to nest and spend time in an engine compartment if it isn't as closed off from the elements.
I say all that to say....I vote for the Ford.


An 04 Land Rover is a ford.


Negative. It's a Land Rover!


Double negative owned by Ford from 2000-2008


Triple Negative. I don't care who it's owned by. We are owned by the Chinese. You American or Chinese?
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#5997223 - 10/27/15 04:32 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: BarneyWho]
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Originally Posted By: BarneyWho
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: BarneyWho
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown


An 04 Land Rover is a ford.


Negative. It's a Land Rover!


Double negative owned by Ford from 2000-2008


Triple Negative. I don't care who it's owned by. We are owned by the Chinese. You American or Chinese?


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#5997576 - 10/27/15 07:25 PM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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neither - get a Kubota 1100 - goes anywhere and the cab is as nice as either of these vehicles - AC/heather/dust proof -
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#5998150 - 10/28/15 06:55 AM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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Thanks for all the input fellas. Moot point now, I just bought a new 4wd truck!

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#5998443 - 10/28/15 09:49 AM Re: Lease vehicle opinions? [Re: Jimbo1]
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