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They claim that they are working on it and the 'wiki' will be re-introduced when it has been configured for the new format. So whether that will happen or what they will do to it is anyone's guess. However, if you have a look at post #40 here https://rangerovers.pub/topic/1453?page=2

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So far I believe they're saying that it wasn't possible to keep it all but it's still there somewhere. They plan to bring it back in a future update but aren't saying when. They're planning weekly updates.

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Ridiculous to delete forum content to 'upgrade' software. A forum is it's content, no use without the content regardless of how pretty it looks.
Could this be a temporary situation with intention of restoring old content to the new software (perhaps when they have sussed how to do it)?

When it seemed LPGforum could be taken down at any time with the possibility of all that content being lost I asked my son to come up with a way of downloading every thread completely and he managed it... Not needed now as LPGforum has been saved but I still have all that data backed up and I'm sure we'd have come up with a way of including that content in a new forum if LPGforum had disappeared. We didn't/couldn't download user accounts, an implication of that being that the old content would have to be available on the new forum just as some sort of archive, but we'd have done all we could to make the archive searchable.

Edit - Hehe I started writing this post just before a customer turned up, finished writing after the customer left... Probably a bit out of touch in the light of recent posts it crossed with.

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The really old stuff on LPGforum (alot of which is probably irrelevant now) isn't generally accessible - Mods can see the archive section, but not normal users (I think). Thats due to software though, as the whole archive section has broken formatting, making it very difficult to actually read most of the content as its mixed up with various codes <br> appears alot in it. Its usually a problem going major version upgrades (ie letting lots of upgrades get missed then trying to jump several versions at once)

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Richard_G - Thanks for the invitation!
I've never been a frequent poster, but rangerovers.net has helped me over the years with plenty of guidance. Someone said these vehicles are now 'hobby cars'. I just keep telling myself that as I nurse my one owner '96 4.0 along.

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Less of the Richard_G please, I only ever used that on RR.net as they banned Gilbertd for life.....

I suppose they are hobby cars in a way, you ideally need to be able to work on them yourself and keep on top of things. Then they become less of a hobby and more of a car you can use. I certainly use mine, everyday car (just got back from doing the weekly food shop) and it's been to Latvia and the south of France and back in the last couple of months too. My MoT (the annual safety test we have in the UK) is due at the end of the month so I had a good look around it last weekend. I've got a rear axle oil seal to replace but that was all I could find. Not bad for a 4.0 litre with 380,800 miles on the clock.