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by withabix
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: VanDusen ABFM -18th May 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 28

VanDusen ABFM -18th May 2019

So who’s planning on going this year?

I registered a few weeks ago, so it’s in the diary!
by withabix
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 110 300TDI Exhaust: Full System or sections
Replies: 4
Views: 104

Re: 110 300TDI Exhaust: Full System or sections

I’ve not been over to North Van to get any yet, so yes I guess I am lol.

Probably going next week...
by withabix
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: St Georges Day Show - Sunday April 28th 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 333

Re: St Georges Day Show - Sunday April 28th 2019

I will be there on Sunday.

Registered at the weekend but PayPal wasn’t working, so wasn’t sure that I was “in”, as they’re now full, but I’ve had a reply to an email now, so I’m confirmed!

Are we meeting up somewhere to arrive ‘in convoy’?
by withabix
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Flat towing question
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Flat towing question

Flat towing is done a lot, especially by drivers delivering tractor units - they flat tow their car behind.

I’ve also seen graders towing pick-ups using a tow bar.
by withabix
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Converting European 12N wiring to 4-pin Flat for trailer power
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Converting European 12N wiring to 4-pin Flat for trailer power

Just posting about the converter that I used to do this (as you probably know, you can’t just change the plug, because Canadian trailers use the same lights for more than one function) I fitted a Hopkins 46365 Converter Kit. This version is self resetting if you get a short and protects the towing v...
by withabix
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Head light bulbs
Replies: 11
Views: 273

Re: Head light bulbs

Digging up an old thread in passing... I've seen Osram H4 Nightbreakers on Amazon.ca for under $40 for a pair. I have Osram Night Breaker Plus Gold in mine (from 2013...brought them over with me from the UK), with aftermarket headlamps that have a clear lens and all the focusing is done by the shape...
by withabix
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 110 300TDI Exhaust: Full System or sections
Replies: 4
Views: 104

110 300TDI Exhaust: Full System or sections

Before I order from UK or a North American vendor such as Rovers North, has anyone got a local source for all or any of the sections, or got any spares for sale? ESR2297 Downpipe ESR2383 Front Silencer Section ESR2384 Rear Silencer section ESR3260/ESR3172/ESR5582 (gaskets and rubbers) I thought I'd ...
by withabix
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1964 88” project seen on Craigslist...
Replies: 0
Views: 815

1964 88” project seen on Craigslist...

Just came across this...

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/cto ... 94022.html

Looks like a project for someone!
by withabix
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Door handle from the parts bin...
Replies: 0
Views: 477

Door handle from the parts bin...

On a 2018 Morgan Plus 4, no less...


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by withabix
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1964 & 1967 Series 2 For Sale
Replies: 11
Views: 1446

Re: 1964 & 1967 Series 2 For Sale

Are these ‘the’ 16th Avenue Land Rovers that have been ‘relaxing’ in that area for a while?
by withabix
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Spotted on Vancouver Island by someone...
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Spotted on Vancouver Island by someone...

Possibly needs work...

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by withabix
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 All British Field Meet - Van Dusen Gardens - May 19
Replies: 11
Views: 1699

Re: 2018 All British Field Meet - Van Dusen Gardens - May 19

We'll be there - have just registered!
by withabix
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3518

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

Unfortunately I will be in Puerto Vallarta for this year's event :D :(

Hope it goes well!
by withabix
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Where to buy parts?
Replies: 6
Views: 1422

Re: Where to buy parts?

My go-to parts source is lrdirect.com I find their website works very well and the prices are usually amongst the best. Most part codes are in stock and offered in a selection of prices from Britpart, Bearmach, AllMakes, other OEM and (for those with more money than sense), Genuine LandRover! Shippi...
by withabix
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 300Tdi 110CSW Alternator
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Re: 300Tdi 110CSW Alternator

I found this web page that might help...

http://www.shearpin.org/pages/tdialternator.html

Seem to be about $100USD
by withabix
Tue May 16, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Anyone doing VanDeusen this year?
Replies: 2
Views: 1988

Anyone doing VanDeusen this year?

Coming up this weekend.

Summer might even happen.
by withabix
Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast
Replies: 4
Views: 2662

Re: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast

Hopefully the people who viewed the picture realise what day it was yesterday....

This one was courtesy of 4WDABC and it caught quite a few people out on their Facebook page!
by withabix
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast
Replies: 4
Views: 2662

Re: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast

See, there is a route...

It was hard work, but today was a good day for it....
by withabix
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Duty/GST on shipments from UK
Replies: 10
Views: 3998

Re: Duty/GST on shipments from UK

I order from LRDirect usually, plus a few other suppliers and eBayers. LRDirect stuff comes by Royal Mail (ie Canada Post) and I normally receive the delivery within 3 DAYS of despatch. Usually leaves the UK the day after I order and comes straight to Vancouver, out to Canada Post in Richmond and ge...
by withabix
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: A place to hold Roverlander meetings??
Replies: 2
Views: 2019

Re: A place to hold Roverlander meetings??

It is at Carrigans' s pub in Birmingham, Alabama...

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_ ... abama.html


A bit of a drive..... :shock:
by withabix
Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Recommended vehicle importers from U.K. to BC
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

Re: Recommended vehicle importers from U.K. to BC

Have you already sourced the vehicle or do you need them to do that as well?
by withabix
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Annual General Meeting (AGM) Thu 19th Jan 2017 at 6pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2170

Re: Annual General Meeting (AGM) Thu 19th Jan 2017 at 6pm

Couldn't make it tonight unfortunately - work got in the way!

Put me down for helping on Founders Day!

I've also got two gently used Haynes Restoration Manuals for Range Rover and LR Series I, II and III to put in to the Raffle for Founders Day, from a neighbour.
by withabix
Mon Jan 02, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: New Years Day Run Sunday Jan 1st - Peg Leg Island
Replies: 4
Views: 2889

Re: New Years Day Run Sunday Jan 1st - Peg Leg Island

Didn't spot that - Missed another one!

I was New Years Day chef, so would have missed it anyway :(
by withabix
Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Whipsaw Off-Road Adventure Oct 22nd- 23rd
Replies: 24
Views: 7664

Re: Whipsaw Off-Road Adventure Oct 22nd- 23rd

The last one....

As James May would say 'Oh cock!'
by withabix
Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1988 Land Rover 110 CSW Rebuild
Replies: 30
Views: 8373

Re: 1988 Land Rover 110 CSW Rebuild

That has to be THE cheapest Defender ever imported in to Canada! (And the cheapest ever sold in the USA by a couple of zeros!!)

Leaves you with plenty of budget for the rebuild though!

Looking at your 'door' post, you know what you're doing :D
by withabix
Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Under a bridge in Langley...
Replies: 1
Views: 1879

Under a bridge in Langley...

Unusual location!
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by withabix
Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Electrical expert wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

Re: Electrical expert wanted

Hesp Auto?

Could just be a faulty cell in the battery though from your other post??
by withabix
Wed May 18, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Spotted in qualicum and now heading home with me!
Replies: 8
Views: 3598

Re: Spotted in qualicum and now heading home with me!

DrRangelove wrote:Wheres that little beauty been hiding?!

Under a pile of stuff by the look of it!
by withabix
Wed May 18, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2016 Vancouver ABFM - Sat May 21st - Van Dusen Garden
Replies: 26
Views: 8972

Re: 2016 Vancouver ABFM - Sat May 21st - Van Dusen Garden

withabix wrote:Quite fancy the Whistler run on the Sunday, but haven't made up my mind yet...
Guess I'm not doing the Whistler run - Sold Out!

ABFM still 'open' for Registration if anyone hasn't decided yet....
by withabix
Wed May 11, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2016 Vancouver ABFM - Sat May 21st - Van Dusen Garden
Replies: 26
Views: 8972

Re: 2016 Vancouver ABFM - Sat May 21st - Van Dusen Garden

Registered for it last week, so hope to get there! Was going to go last year but it got booked-out, so just went for a wander round.

Quite fancy the Whistler run on the Sunday, but haven't made up my mind yet...
by withabix
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Vancouver International Car Show March 23-27
Replies: 2
Views: 2462

Re: Vancouver International Car Show March 23-27

Nearly on the CBC website, but not quite....

See top photo!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.3505035
by withabix
Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Where to get Redline MTL on Vancouver Island?
Replies: 2
Views: 1498

Re: Where to get Redline MTL on Vancouver Island?

Lordco stock it, although when I was looking for some, they were a bit pricier than other suppliers. I got mine from Mopac in Langley (but that obviously doesn't help you!) - they were much cheaper than anyone else and just down 200St from work! I paid $17/quart, but I expect the price will depend o...
by withabix
Fri Feb 19, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: PHP issues sending messages??
Replies: 2
Views: 1831

Re: PHP issues sending messages??

I think the messages are actually getting through, it's just that the page doesn't return you to where you came from....
by withabix
Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day 2016 - Sat 20th Feb
Replies: 37
Views: 11450

Re: Founders Day 2016 - Sat 20th Feb

Andy, what's the turn-up time next Saturday to help setting up?

Can't PM you as it's broken....

Thanks

Iain
by withabix
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Shared Container Shipping
Replies: 4
Views: 2806

Re: Shared Container Shipping

It SHOULD be cheaper to ship via the short sea route (Liverpool or Southampton to Montreal) and then on to rail across Canada than it is to ship to Vancouver (via the Panama Canal) It was when we shipped a 40' sea can (House contents + Defender) from the UK in November 2013. Don't forget to consider...
by withabix
Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Who's is this one on the road up to Cypress Mountain?
Replies: 1
Views: 1795

Who's is this one on the road up to Cypress Mountain?

I've seen it there every time I've been up there, so I assume it 'lives' up there....
by withabix
Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 2,000,000th Series/Defender 90 - HOW MUCH????
Replies: 4
Views: 2234

Re: 2,000,000th Series/Defender 90 - HOW MUCH????

Well exactly.

Foreign (ie overseas) buyer as well.
by withabix
Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: November club gathering and off road fun - Sat Nov 21st
Replies: 13
Views: 4771

Re: November club gathering and off road fun - Sat Nov 21st

I scored free Canucks tickets for Saturday, so (yet again!!) I will not make it.

Rats.
by withabix
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Defender Heat
Replies: 21
Views: 3478

Re: Defender Heat

island dormy wrote:House pressure can be as high as 120 lbs.
Is that all??

If you've got fire sprinklers and an incorrectly adjusted PRV on the non-fire 'domestic' circuit, you could be seeing 170psi... :shock:
by withabix
Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Harrison West - Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2959

Re: Harrison West - Aug 2015

Closure area map, showing actual fire boundary in red:

http://bcwildfire.com/ftp/!Project/Wild ... 07%201.pdf

It would appear to be that very area...
by withabix
Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: gear oil
Replies: 8
Views: 1874

Re: gear oil

mepham55 wrote:Redline($24/L!) or Amsol($14/L) are all I found on Vancouver island. Where are you located?
The Amsol I found at trotac marine in Victoria. Been fine in my roamerdrive for the last 500 miles.
Matt
Redline MTL was $17/quart at Mopac earlier this year.
by withabix
Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: gear oil
Replies: 8
Views: 1874

Re: gear oil

Redline MTL seems to be the most readily available.

Not sure where you are located, but I found Mopac Auto Supply in Langley (just off 200th near HW1) to be the best price by quite a bit (and had plenty in stock).
by withabix
Thu Jul 02, 2015 8:25 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Photo gallery down?
Replies: 6
Views: 2781

Re: Photo gallery down?

Still down....

Must be the heat!
by withabix
Sun May 17, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 14772

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

Saw Grizzly Torque yesterday - looking very good.

Shame there weren't many more Landys there - I left it too late as the event was completely sold out vehicle-wise.
by withabix
Sun May 17, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: classic mini
Replies: 3
Views: 2874

Re: classic mini

I like this quote: "Foreign sellers were defrauding American consumers who thought they were purchasing a vintage car," said Nancy Lewis, associate administrator at the U.S. Department of Transportation, "when in fact they were purchasing a potentially unsafe car." I'm 110% certain that the buyer kn...
by withabix
Fri May 15, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: ABFM Saturday 16th May 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 6334

Re: ABFM Saturday 16th May 2015

We're going!