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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: 782

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: 452

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: 1364

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: 482

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: 1644

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: 3265

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: 1384

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: 1206

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: 1967

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: 2630

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: 2630

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: 3938

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: 1989

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: 2656

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: 2147

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: 2859

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: 7536

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: 8214

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: 1859

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: 1278

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: 3542

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: 8869

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: 8869

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: 2443

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: 1480

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: 1822

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: 11279

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: 2777

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: 1776

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: 2216

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: 4728

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: 3396

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: 2935

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: 1849

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: 1849

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: 2749

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: 14555

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: 2851

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: 6305

Re: ABFM Saturday 16th May 2015

We're going!
by withabix
Wed May 13, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: How easy it can be to roll a Defender
Replies: 6
Views: 2648

Re: How easy it can be to roll a Defender

Good opportunity to inspect the chassis

That'll buff out

(and other daft comments...)


Short wheel base more prone to that than a LWB I guess....
by withabix
Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Spotted in Walnut Grove today...Stealth Defender
Replies: 0
Views: 1513

Spotted in Walnut Grove today...Stealth Defender

Looks like a nice Defender.

Would have stopped and accosted the owner, but I was travelling incognito (well, in a RAM anyway...)

Anybody's on here?
by withabix
Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Looking to buy some container space
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

Re: Looking to buy some container space

Unfortunately that's probably about the right price...

I assume you've priced Roversnorth including delivery (or a one-way with a U-Haul trailer yourself?) to make sure self-import is actually worthwhile?
by withabix
Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Looking to buy some container space
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

Re: Looking to buy some container space

How much were you quoted? I would suggest the best place to ask would be on the Canada forum on the Britishexpats website: http://britishexpats.com/forum/canada-56/ You would probably have to use a groupage company either at the UK end or at Montreal or a Shipping Agent to deal with the customs clea...
by withabix
Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:38 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 26th April: Langley 10th Annual St George's British Motoring
Replies: 0
Views: 1390

26th April: Langley 10th Annual St George's British Motoring

Not usually more than the odd Landy there, but always a good opportunity to see some really nice old British cars and Fort Langley makes for a nice alternative to shopping on a Saturday...

http://www.lambscarclub.com

At the Fort Langley Community Hall
by withabix
Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Club Run - Hut Lake - Sun March 15th 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3944

Re: Club Run - Hut Lake - Sun March 15th 2015

Look like you had fun!

Have been too busy the last few weekends looking at houses. With the essentials like the right garage door height. The house, location, garden and view were important as well.

All sorted now, moving in May.

Hopefully I will have time to get out and abut a bit this year!
by withabix
Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Newly, please help!
Replies: 22
Views: 5199

Re: Newly, please help!

Mine came from a chap in Sunderland who refurbishes them. Mine was more original than refurbished - depends on the actual condition vehicles he sources as to what work is needed. He gets the LHDs from Germany usually. He isn't the most expensive (and better value than some very commercial refurbishe...
by withabix
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 2000 Defender 110 TD5
Replies: 11
Views: 3857

Re: 2000 Defender 110 TD5

It definitely needed new wheels to finish it off!