Disco must go, 2CV can stay

Sometimes, there is no easy answer. After much hard thought, I’ve decided that I just can’t get rid of the 2CV. It would be getting rid of a major part of who I am.

This leaves the Discovery in the firing line, as the Sirion is pretty much worthless but is still very useful. I can’t say I want to get rid of the Land Rover either, but needs must.

The Disco must go

The Disco must go

After all, the Discovery is just a toy really. Occasionally, it’s useful to haul something heavy about the place, but I can’t really justify keeping it on those grounds. It would be cheaper to just hire a van when needed. I absolutely love off-roading, but when funds are tight, it starts to look like a very expensive hobby.

Still, having taken 20 years to get my hands on a Disco, there is extreme reluctance to part with mine. Even though it still needs lots spending on it. Even though it drinks fuel in a rather alarming manner (compared to the other two little cars on the Seabrook fleet).

I've really enjoyed this sort of thing

I’ve really enjoyed this sort of thing

I’ve put the Discovery on the market at £945, hoping the winter weighting will allow me to get good money for it. It is a far better vehicle than it was when I bought it in July. If you’re interested, do let me know!

 

5 thoughts on “Disco must go, 2CV can stay

  1. Hi Ian,

    I discovered your blog recently, and I really enjoy it.
    I have a 2CV myself which I use daily, so I can understand how you feel regarding letting it go.

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Israel,

    Reuven

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