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  Why Our 4x4s Make Every Day An Adventure

Stuck between a sensible choice and a sweet ride you can actually enjoy?

See why our 4x4s can offer you the best of both worlds, here.
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  A Little Bit About Land Rovers…

There are so many reasons to love Land Rovers.

Let us share just a few of them with these fun facts. Read on for more...
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  Where Can I Go Off-Roading in the UK, Legally?

There is plenty of green space in the British Isles. However, this is not necessarily where you should be leaving muddy tyre tracks. While the guy who’s done it ‘loads of times and never got caught’ may claim it is ok, it really isn’t and it is illegal.
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  Taking Advantage

Here, at Chelsea Truck Company, we are passionate about what we know best, so we give you just 3 reasons why you should consider a 4x4 this winter...
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  What Qualities Do You Look For in a Car?

Not many people are aware of the full benefits of having a bigger car, such as a 4x4, compared to the range of smaller vehicles out there. This article looks at the highlights and biggest advantages of owning the bigger beast that is the 4x4, such as the Land Rover Defender and the Jeep Wrangler.
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  Road Rager’s Anonymous

Suffer from constant road rage? What are the most common causes behind it?

See here to find out…
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  Land Rover Defender Production Continues!

Despite Land Rover previously announcing a December 2015 cut-off date for production of the 4x4 classic, the Land Rover Defender, an influx of orders means manufacturing will continue into 2016, according to Birmingham Post.

Though a final date in 2016 hasn’t yet been released, a company insider has provided some insight, saying that production will continue until, at the very least, February.

The employee stated: “It is going to be extended until at least the end of February. We have had a glut of orders and are going on until then. Although I’ve been told that February is the definite cut-off date, someone else has said it could possibly go on until April.”
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  Land Rover Defender Accessories

So, you’ve just bought the ultimate off-road vehicle, for those days where you just need to escape and enjoy a bit of a thrill on the UK’s best tracks. What about for trips that don’t sway from the highway though; is there anything available to ensure optimal efficiency on long-distance journeys? . . . Of course!  As one of the world’s favourite models, the Land Rover Defender comes with many, many handy accessories, catering for all sorts of lifestyles and trips. To see just a few, read on.
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  Jeep Wrangler: Suitable for Concrete Jungles?

We all know that the Wrangler is immensely popular amongst those who just can’t get enough of off-roading. A sturdy build by all accounts, this vehicle is capable of tackling tough terrain, as well as providing all the thrills associated with this sport. But, does this rep as one of the most popular off-road vehicles mean that it is incapable of catering for other lifestyles? Of course not; in fact, this vehicle is just the thing for touring concrete jungles in style.
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  2015 Jeep Wrangler: What’s the Appeal?

The UK is teeming with car owners who are utterly dedicated to their four-wheel friend, in some cases, so much so that care, maintenance and even customisation become a normal part of the day to day. For these owners, in particular, their vehicle is more than just a mode of transport and getting from A to B isn’t viewed as a burden.
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  UK Summer Road Trip Prep

With spring finally here, us Brits are planning forward to ensure everything is prepared by the time summer rolls around. Not only does this involve a lot of budgeting, it also takes time as part of a couple or family to decide where and when you want to go away.

Planning a UK summer road trip? See these three tips to get organised and make the most of your time away!
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  Iconic Cars of the UK

It's true that every slice of the UK has its own iconic vehicles. Though some are overlooked, others have become a hallmark feature of these destinations, thanks to their ability, place in the motor industry and even their appearance. Ever wondered about iconic cars of the UK? Well, read on to find out which cars fit the bill for both London and Cornwall
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  Off-Roading: Three Things to Remember

Off-roading is a great hobby to take up. However, before you head off; there are a few things to remember. See here for more.
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  4x4s on Farms

4x4s are built to tackle all sorts of terrain, which is partly what makes them so ideal for life on a farm. Not only do they allow owners to travel across stretches of rolling countryside with relative ease, but they can also provide efficiency in different ways.

Read on for more information about what makes 4x4s ideal for life on a working farm.
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  What to Look for in a 4x4

4x4s are a fantastic choice for those who regularly need to tow and even those who enjoy an exhilarating off-road experience. However, if this is your first time purchasing this kind of vehicle, there are a few things you need to bear in mind before you jump into a decision.
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  Fuel Efficiency Tips for 4x4 Users

If you have recently bought a used Jeep Wrangler or have been the owner of another breed of 4x4 for a while, you will know that fuel efficiency is a top priority. Often nicknamed 'gas guzzlers', ensuring fuel efficiency will not only help the environment, but it will also be kind to your pocket. So, if you're looking for ways to optimise this feature, read on. In this blog, we will discuss just three ways to do so.
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  Customise Your Car Using Online Tools

Customisation has been one of the defining innovations of the 21st century; one that is now used often in our lives. Gone are the days when we had to choose from a few options regarding a particular item. Now, we can customise practically anything; mobile phones, home designs, even burgers!

It is safe to say that this feature has found its way into practically everything we do in our day to day life. In some instances, it is justified. In others though, it can be a bit of a stretch.
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  Three Uses of Your Favourite 4x4s

In recent years, the motor industry has given birth to a handful of vehicles that have exceeded customer expectations, and well and truly excelled on the market. However, there's nothing like getting back to your true (4x4) roots, particularly with those models that have dominated the market time and time again, thanks to their advanced features and unparalleled capabilities.
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  Dashboard Cams for Jeeps

There was a time when dashboard cameras were used specifically in police cars and other law enforcement vehicles. Things are much different nowadays. Today, dashboard cameras are one of the most widely used security features, particularly for high-end sports utility vehicles and trucks like our used Land Rovers and Jeeps. Aside from car owners, companies specialising in different industries have also picked up on this technology.
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  Top Three Roads in the UK

The UK is teeming with pleasant rolls of countryside and stunning views, making it all the more difficult to decide on one set location to visit. From Wales to Scotland, every location offers something special which makes it unique and desirable.

So, what can you do? Well, instead of choosing the wrong location for your vehicle or family’s wants and needs, why not set off on a road trip?
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  Why Choose the Chelsea Truck Company?

The Chelsea Truck Company is an established firm in the motor industry. Not only do we focus on keeping our vehicles low cost and high-quality, but we understand our customers’ wants and needs. This allows us to tailor our service and provide our customers with the utmost quality and satisfaction.

Our concept is to recreate a striking, efficient and all-around impressive luxury vehicle that exceeds expectations and limitations, in every scenario and environment. We invite you to become part of our vision.

If you’re still wondering why you should purchase your next used Land Rover Defender or Jeep from us, please read on. In this blog post, we will highlight our best traits as a company.
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  The Life of the Jeep Wrangler

Here at the Chelsea Truck Company, our passion for vehicles is company-wide. However, whilst our interests lay in the industry as a whole, the focus of today’s post will be on the life of one vehicle in particular.

The Jeep Wrangler began its journey in 1986 when it was first established by American Motors. While the first model proved to be a slow seller, the second model, The Jeep YJ, proved to be a bit more successful on its release in 1987.

The idea behind this model was to enhance comfort during daily travels.
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  What Interior Fits Your Driving Style?

Here at the Chelsea Truck Company, we specialise in used yet high-quality vehicles, from Land Rover Defenders to Jeep Wranglers. We also understand the importance of choosing the right vehicle for you in terms of specs, style and of course, interior design.

The interior design of a car can say a lot about its owner. Whether you opt for bold yellow seats or something a little mellower, you will want to make sure the style of your vehicle is giving off the right message about your driving style. Choosing the right interior for you can also add to the unparalleled experience these vehicles offer, as well as help you feel right at home as you drive away in your new car.

So, whether you enjoy a lap around the off-road track or a gentle drive through the countryside, there is an interior that suits you.
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  Safety Checks before Towing

When it comes to towing a trailer, there are certain safety checks you need to carry out before you set off on your journey. Whilst most of these checks may seem obvious, it would surprise you how many drivers neglect them in order to get on the road quicker.

So, if you’re thinking about getting a trailer for your used Land Rover Defender or you’re wondering how to carry out the appropriate checks for your current trailer, read on.

This article will take you through just a couple of safety checks to carry out before towing.
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  Tips for Towing a Horsebox

The Land Rover Defender is commonly cited as an all-rounder. Not only is it a fully capable off-roader, it is also an ideal towing vehicle for trailers, caravans and horseboxes.
In today’s article though, we will be focusing on the latter.

If it is your first time towing a horsebox, even though you have a suitable vehicle for towing, there are still a few things you need to remember before you can set off with the box in tow. Below we have compiled just a few tips and tricks for towing a horsebox.
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