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Wooly



Member Since: 16 Oct 2021
Location: Wales
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United Kingdom 2011 Freelander 2 SD4 HSE Auto Kosrae Green
Undersealing FL2 & Garage Concerns

Hi,

I've recently had a service carried out by a local Land Rover specialist. The service cost me £220 + VAT for reference. So far, I can't complain about the service completed. They were on time and as not really knowing too much, I'm taking the quality of the work as good. (plus they have been recommedned on here).

But here's the question. They quoted me on undersealing my FL2. Suggested its best to wait till summer as much better to do when warmer. All things that sound right.

However, my mind is racing at their price. £250 + VAT for the job of cleaning down, removing any slight surface marks (it's been undersealed in the past), touching in any base coats of where any surface has needed brushing down and then applying Waxoyl.

Am I being parranoid that this seems too cheap? Or is it likely a reasonable price given my chassis is in good condition as it stands today?

I've deliberately left out the garages name at this time. I must stress, so far they've been what appears to be great. Good comms, reasonable service price, seemed very knowledeable, lots of LR vehicles being worked on.

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Geobloke



Member Since: 03 Nov 2018
Location: Darkest Denbighshire
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Wales 2008 Freelander 2 TD4 HSE Manual Zermatt Silver

The cost seems fair for a touch up underseal. Depends on what product they use. When I had my Defender undersealed 7 years ago it cost about twice that and all these years on it is still in great condition, so a top up would definitely cost less.

Related to this, I am trying the Lanoguard product on Phoebe this year. Seems to be holding up against the Welsh mud exceptionally well. Not expecting it to be as long lasting mind and requiring at worst yearly top ups.

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Nodge68



Member Since: 15 Jul 2020
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United Kingdom 2008 Freelander 2 TD4 SE Manual Rimini Red

Sounds cheap to me.
There are specialist about that charge 4 X as much for a similar job.

Get the old clothes on and do it yourself. Thumbs Up 2009 Rimini Red SE, it's getting there.

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bxzx16v



Member Since: 11 Jul 2013
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England 2012 Freelander 2 SD4 Sport Auto Barolo Black

I recommend Bilt Hamber products for underbody protection.

Mark 2009 FL2 TD4 SE (Sadly gone)
2007 FL2 TD4 GS (The wifes , gone after 8 great years)
2012 FL2 SD4 SPORT LE(Gone and missing it)
2015 DISCOVERY SPORT 2.2SD4 HSE (For now ?)
2014 Ford Bmax 1.0 ecoboost

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