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Where do you plan to keep your Grenadier?

Where will you keep your Grenadier?

  • Garage

    Votes: 36 42.4%
  • Carport

    Votes: 15 17.6%
  • Open air in the wild

    Votes: 37 43.5%

  • Total voters
    85
  • Poll closed .

Stu_Barnes

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The question has been asked by @bmore_burnsy and it's an interesting one. Sometimes location dictates and sometimes there are options but we are all subject to this same dilemma.

Where do you plan to put your Grenadier when you close the door for the final time that day?

Select one, two or all three options.

If I've missed anything then let me know.

(votes will not be made public for obvious reasons on this one)
 
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AnD3rew

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I was going to leave in the front driveway where my current 4x4 is but my insurer of choice refused to insure it unless it’s usual night parking spot was inside a garage. So I am now in the process of having my old garage door removed and replaced by one that will allow an additional 300mm of height so the IG will get in. The next question is which car then gets kicked out of the garage
 

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While it may sound romantic to leave the Grenadier out in the elements like a real man it is not always practical or sensible.
While we are only 50 metres from the water, and our average temperatures are quite mild, 13.5 hours of sunlight a day and highs ranging from 25-35 Celcius in summer would make my Donny Gray Grenadier too hot to touch and way too hot inside.
We don't get a lot of rain but when it rains it rains.
On top of this the close proximity of the cooling salt water also brings with it salt spray.
So generally it will be under the carport but in time of storms or cyclones it will be in the garage
Below is a picture at low tide
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While it may sound romantic to leave the Grenadier out in the elements like a real man it is not always practical or sensible.
While we are only 50 metres from the water, and our average temperatures are quite mild, 13.5 hours of sunlight a day and highs ranging from 25-35 Celcius in summer would make my Donny Gray Grenadier too hot to touch and way too hot inside.
We don't get a lot of rain but when it rains it rains.
On top of this the close proximity of the cooling salt water also brings with it salt spray.
So generally it will be under the carport but in time of storms or cyclones it will be in the garage
Below is a picture at low tide
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STOP POSTING SUCH BEAUTIFUL IMAGES WHILE I AM SUPPOSED TO WORK!
 

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Mine will be tucked into the insulated monster garage. Any sun fade, water marks, scratches, and dents will happen with proper use (not careless asshats) to the greatest degree possible ;)
 
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I always say my vehicle will be garaged for insurance, but the garage is always full of projects, so they live outside 🤷‍♂️
 

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Luckily, when I had my oak framed buildings built, I specified they be high enough to accept my Defender. Fortunately the Grenadier fits the same space.
 

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Mine is locked away in its own purpose built shed.. I’m still tucking it in at night and reading it a story before I go to bed.

I cocked up the height of the roller shutter doors and getting it in means loading either 75kg of counter balance weights or getting my good lady wife and one of the saucepans to get in the back which lowers the rear suspension enough for it to get in by about 1mm…!

It’s pretty snug front and rear as you can see…
 

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Luckily, when I had my oak framed buildings built, I specified they be high enough to accept my Defender. Fortunately the Grenadier fits the same space.
I built a pole barn opposite my house a few years ago. Back then I was hoping the jeep gladiator would make it to the UK. I made it tall and deep enough for that vehicle, allowing a lot more height fir roof tents etc. Fast forward to now and its perfect for the grenadier! A vehicle I'd thought wouldn't make it off the drawing board
 

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I'm leaning toward letting it run free in the vineyard - it should not be tied down or restrained - but free to roam in great herds like it was before the settlers moved west unleashing carnage. Vast herds of Grenadiers as far as the eye could see...
 
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In the process of giving my Grenadier a proper home! Still got to level off the oyster shells and replace the gates with a side-rolling (automatic) one.
The manufacturer claims it is rated for 150 mph winds (needed here in Florida. The actual installation was impressive. From Trailer to fully erected and tied down to ground anchors: 2 hours! PXL_20231109_163429825.jpg
 

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As a long-time LR owner, I have 8ft tall garage doors so there is no problem fitting the Gren. My 109 will retain its spot, but the RRC will go on the chopping block, ultimately forfeiting its garage space. In ~8 months we’ll be moving and I’ll pick up and extra 2-bays plus 9ft doors :)
 
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