Author Archives: Jason

About Jason

GLR Webmaster & Contributor. In real life I'm a Software Engineer developing embedded software mainly in the automotive industry. Freelander 2 SE TD4 in Tonga Green Discovery 4 SDV6 HSE in Aintree Green Defender XS also in Tonga Green - Gone Freelander Td4 ES TD4 in Epsom Green - Gone Freelander Td4 Kalahari TD4 in Epsom Green - Gone Freelander XEi in Epsom Green - Gone

Fitting a Rear Power Socket in a Freelander 2

I’ve wanted a power socket in the boot since I’ve owned my current Freelander. I’ve had one in all the previous Freelanders I’ve owned. I generally use them for powering my coolbox but have used it for powering a small compressor for pumping up tyres. Not long after I bought the current Freelander, I had to take it in for… Read more »

Land Rover releases new Discovery Sport

Land Rover has released the new Discovery Sport. The full story can be found on their website and  a there is good write up by Auto Express. Well according to Auto Express the new Disco Sport is “another stunning Land Rover design from Gerry McGovern”. I couldn’t agree less. It seems Land Rover are moving further from their brand origins and… Read more »

Freelander passes MOT and more selling indecision.

It’s that time of year again and the GLR Freelander is due for MOT. As usual Terry from Ultimate Land Rover picked it up first thing and it was returned at the end of the day with a new MOT. Top service and highly recommended! I’m still torn as to whether to sell the Freelander and get a small car for… Read more »

Land Rover Freelander to be replaced by Discovery Sport

I was somewhat saddened to learn that Land Rover has announced the demise of the Freelander. It is to be replaced by the ‘Discovery Sport’.Various sites including Land Rover are running the story:- Land Rover Official Site “The New Age of Discovery” Auto Express – “Land Rover Discovery Sport 2014 price & release date” Auto Car – Land Rover Discovery Sport… Read more »

LR003852 Cargo Net for Freelander 2

I’ve been after this cargo net for ages. It’s a very useful net that serves a couple of functions: – I wasn’t willing to pay the £60+ that is generally demanded for LR003852. I think the price these things retail at is a bit unreasonable and £30 is closer to the mark. Anyhow I spotted on on eBay and managed to bag… Read more »