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by RamblerRob
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts

I wasnt sure about the roof but I knew the rest wouldn't.
I know it wasn't correct but my brain was thinking all 109s were series 2 or later... Stoopid brain!
by RamblerRob
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts

Just to clarify.. My 109 parts are from a series 2/2a..
Not sure on the interchange between series 1 109 and series 2/2a/3
by RamblerRob
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: WANTED: Series I 107

Don't want to hijack the thread.. But briefly I have almost everything except bulkhead, t posts and rad support panel.
Feel free to discuss via PM
terayon wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:52 pm
Bob,
Tell us more about your 109 stnwgn bits... some of us are interested.

-J

Sent from my SM-N950W using Tapatalk
by RamblerRob
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: WANTED: Series I 107" Parts

I've got a 109 tropical roof in Courtenay now. Vic in March. Was hoping to sell it as a package with the rest of my 109 station wagon body parts.
by RamblerRob
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Disco 1 going to scrap very soon
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: Disco 1 going to scrap very soon

Yeah it's killing me too but we are moving and I'm out of time :(
bsa_m21 wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:07 am
Sigh. So many bits I likely could use. Too bad it's an expensive ferry ride (two actually) and many hours away from the mainland. Hopefully someone on the island will prevent the bits from going to waste.

M.
by RamblerRob
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Disco 1 going to scrap very soon
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: Disco 1 going to scrap very soon

Auto. I'm keeping the shifter and linkage.
by RamblerRob
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Disco 1 going to scrap very soon
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Disco 1 going to scrap very soon

I have a '95 d1 sending to scrap very soon. (days)
If you need anything let me know.
Seats are gone. Various bits and pieces are gone but mostly still intact

Located in Courtenay.
by RamblerRob
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Military hood latches

My reasoning is similar. Have a very tight fit for the rad & fan in front of my engine so I've pushed it tight to the front panel. Hood latch interferes.
by RamblerRob
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Military hood latches

I'm glad someone asked this... Will need the exact same info sooner or later
by RamblerRob
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 55
Views: 14541

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

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by RamblerRob
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW
Replies: 55
Views: 14541

Re: 1969 2a 109 NADA SW

Wow. Been a while since I updated this... I took a bit of a break after fighting with the drivelines and transfer case position. Early on I discounted the idea of keeping the transmission in Stock location but with a fresh look at it, I realized it would be less problematic to mess with options at t...
by RamblerRob
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB 98 disco head liner any condition I don’t have one
Replies: 10
Views: 422

Re: WTB 98 disco head liner any condition I don’t have one

I've got a '95 disco that can be picked from. Don't really have time to pull and ship parts right now though.
In Courtenay.
by RamblerRob
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted : Cheap or junk 200TDI radiator
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Wanted : Cheap or junk 200TDI radiator

Does anyone have a very cheap or free 200TDI radiator available.. I Mostly want to use it to mock up my front end and check for clearance with my engine position.
by RamblerRob
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Creating Room at the front of the engine bay!
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Creating Room at the front of the engine bay!

Can anybody tell me what my best case scenario is for creating room at the front of an engine bay on a series 2a. I would like to keep the lights in the grill but I understand there is some room available by trimming the 'buckets' or switching to RRC buckets. Would love to know how much! I've also b...
by RamblerRob
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 16” electric fan kit - $50
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: 16” electric fan kit - $50

Bit of an old post but do you still have this for sale?
Trying to save some room so I can mount my engine a bit further forward
by RamblerRob
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Land Rover Defender Seat options
Replies: 18
Views: 855

Re: Land Rover Defender Seat options

I put Disco 1 seats in my series 109. did a little bit of kludging to get the front ones to fit in the 'tray' that the series seat bottoms fit into. Things are a bit tight for my legs under the steering wheel but I plan on getting a smaller steering wheel. The rears fit ok with a bit of mucking abou...
by RamblerRob
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Disco 1 Parts
Replies: 0
Views: 409

Disco 1 Parts

I've got a "95 Discovery for parts. Cheap if you want to pull them yourself and pick up. Seats are gone. I need to keep some of the shifters and linkages as well as some small bits here and there. Engine is available and was said to run by the PO but the dash had been all taken apart and various ele...
by RamblerRob
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Cheap t-posts & bulkhead
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Wanted: Cheap t-posts & bulkhead

Im keeping my eyes open for parts for a future project. Likely something of a frankenrover to use up the extra parts from my current project. Looking for 109/110 SW t-posts and any series 2-3 bulkhead. Will consider any condition. Looking to do this one 'on the cheap' as i could end up selling my ot...
by RamblerRob
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series II/IIA body panels
Replies: 12
Views: 1037

Re: Series II/IIA body panels

Im over on the island unfortunately
by RamblerRob
Thu May 31, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series II/IIA body panels
Replies: 12
Views: 1037

Re: Series II/IIA body panels

Its the rear sides im after theyd need to work with a station wagon tub though. Not sure how id even get them at this point anyway
by RamblerRob
Wed May 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series II/IIA body panels
Replies: 12
Views: 1037

Re: Series II/IIA body panels

Is this the rear window and corner piece that sit between the tub and roof?
If so, and they are station wagon sides, i may be interested.
by RamblerRob
Sun May 27, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Welder needed!
Replies: 1
Views: 229

Re: Welder needed!

e coating from my understanding is similar to powedercoating but is done in a liquid bath so the coating can adhere to harder to reach places. Might be effective for reducing rust compared to painting. I'm also under the understanding that e-coating can be used as a primer coat not sure if thats for...
by RamblerRob
Sun May 27, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 868

Re: Frame Galvanizing

The galvanizing will likely be the cheap(er) part. Cost of transport is looking to be about 400$ per trip. so 800$ minimum by the time we drop off and pick up. Splitting that a few ways could go a long ways to making it affordable
by RamblerRob
Sat May 19, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: 109 military frames

If anyone is thinking that getting these tidied up and galvanized would make a good start to a project, we are still looking for folks to dplit transport costs with to the mainland this summer
by RamblerRob
Fri May 18, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: 109 military frames

The big difference is the t post instead of just the sill rail on 88. T post includes thd b & c pillars for the station wagon . Also the second row floor which i have. I think there is also a bulkhead behind your front seats which is different on a 109 SW. I dont know what mounting points the frame ...
by RamblerRob
Thu May 17, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: 109 military frames

If anyone is thinking about grabbing one of these frames and cobbling together a project. Ive got 109 station wagon tub & safari roof. As well as coiler axles, suspension and running gear available if your feeling adventurous!

Where are the frames located?
by RamblerRob
Sat May 12, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 868

Re: Frame Galvanizing

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=9738
If anyone else on the island is thinking about galvanizing a frame take a loook atcthe post in the van isle section
by RamblerRob
Sat May 12, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island to mainland Frame galvanizing run
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Island to mainland Frame galvanizing run

Hey guys,
Ian and I have been talking about stacking ours plus poentially a couple other frames on a trailer to split the costs of transporting to the mainland for galvanizing.

We would be looking at mid august or so. Let us know if any of you are interested and we can hash out details.
by RamblerRob
Mon May 07, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Frame Galvanizing
Replies: 12
Views: 868

Re: Frame Galvanizing

Ive been wrestling with the same question myself. I've tried internet searching for anyone who does it but have come up empty for anything on the island so far
by RamblerRob
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Disco 1 Interior trim fastener clips
Replies: 1
Views: 217

Re: Disco 1 Interior trim fastener clips

If these are an item that is salvageable from a parts car, you are welcome to come and loot my parts junker. It's in courtenay on van isle
by RamblerRob
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Made in north America defender chassis
Replies: 0
Views: 280

Made in north America defender chassis

I'm not sure if anyone is aware of this shop or has any feedback on their work, but I was pretty interested to learn that they are building stock and custom defender chassis on the west coast. https://www.lucra.cars/defenderchassis I'm pretty sure my project doesn't need it at this point, though if ...
by RamblerRob
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 36 Spline Defender Steering Wheel
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: 36 Spline Defender Steering Wheel

What size mountney wheel? I have a stock rrc steering wheel that is too big for my tastes. Would consider s trade for s smaller one
by RamblerRob
Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

I'm in courtenay. I can make myself available any time aside Tuesday evenings with a little bit of notice.
by RamblerRob
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Driveline angles
Replies: 7
Views: 949

Re: Driveline angles

No it's shifted back 5.5". Plus the angle of the output shafts is determined by the height of the engine in the chassis. The rear shouldn't be affected much by shifting the transfer case back as I'm just looking for parallel angles. At the front my understanding is that the front pinion should point...
by RamblerRob
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Driveline angles
Replies: 7
Views: 949

Re: Driveline angles

Finally throwing off the winter lethargy and getting back to work on this. I think I got enough weight on the chassis to simulate final ride height. Engine weight plus a couple of guys sitting on the front of the chassis. I figure that would be about the weight on the chassis without cargo or passen...
by RamblerRob
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: pls delete
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: 1964 Series 2A Hybrid

Cool truck. I like what they did with the dash... I wouldn't have thought about that.. GLWS
by RamblerRob
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts

@ Tony... do you want another?
by RamblerRob
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: WTB: Discovery 1 Body Parts

I have a gold 95 d1. Any or all of those parts are available. In Courtenay on van isle.

Robapps@live.com
by RamblerRob
Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Station Wagon Body
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Re: Station Wagon Body

I have a 109 tub, floor, seat box & roof... not sure at all if any of that will interchange with 110
by RamblerRob
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: For sale misc series parts
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

Re: For sale misc series parts

Oh sorry I thought you meant repair panels
by RamblerRob
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: For sale misc series parts
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

Re: For sale misc series parts

What seat box panels do you have. And how much do you want for them?
by RamblerRob
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

Ok I think I've mailed out what pics were requested.
Pm me an email address if you are still waiting
by RamblerRob
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

So about pics... Please email me directly. Don't have my desktop pc right now and this forum has too restrictive size limits to post from my phone

RobApps@live.com
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: For sale misc series parts
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

Re: For sale misc series parts

I'm tempted on the loadspace seats. I have a gull wing tool box on one side though, does anyone know if they interfere with the inward facing seats?
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

Haven't forgot about pics of the seatbox just struggling with time management this week
by RamblerRob
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

I have some from seats but they aren't stock I don't think. Possibly defender or aftermarket. Also might have a step
by RamblerRob
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 109 station wagon body parts
Replies: 12
Views: 2129

Re: Series 109 station wagon body parts

I'll work on pics tonight. I do have drivers doors but be advised they are in rough shape
poncho wrote:Any chance of seeing some pics of the seat box and floor boards?
And do you happen to have a drivers door?

Thanks Frank
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: '95 d1 parts
Replies: 0
Views: 573

'95 d1 parts

I have a '95 disco 1 for parts. Fairly complete. I was told the engine and drivetrain are good but haven't ever had it running so can't say anything for sure. I still might need some parts but let me know if you are after anything in particular. Also have a good set of d1 front and rear axle/wheel a...
by RamblerRob
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Defender brake tower & manual steering box
Replies: 0
Views: 473

Defender brake tower & manual steering box

I picked up a defender brake pedal box, booster and master cylinder but it ended up not being suitable for my application. Available if anyone is interested. The brake fluid reservoir was damaged in shipping but otherwise in good shape. It's the type 80 booster from a non abs truck. Looking to recov...