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by bsa_m21
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: WTB: Land Rover Series Wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: WTB: Land Rover Series Wheels

Are you looking for rims or tires, or both? I have a set of good series rims with iffy tires. Contact me by email if interested.
by bsa_m21
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 31
Views: 977

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Hey all!

There are now 3 separate sets of photos uploaded to the "High Country Adventure-Sept 2018" album in the gallery!
http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/view_ ... e=album663

Check it out!

Martin
by bsa_m21
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A unique device for the camping woman
Replies: 0
Views: 74

A unique device for the camping woman

I received a spam email advertising this device. Hard to believe but true. :lol:

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by bsa_m21
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 31
Views: 977

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

A GREAT trip. A bit cold up at the top of the peaks, but fantastic none the less. Glad that Andrew made it home (at least to Rovalution) OK. A few pics of the group climbing Up to the top of the Ochi Basin. More to be posted on the Gallery. IMG_3152.JPG A view over the side IMG_3161.JPG A view DOWN ...
by bsa_m21
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 31
Views: 977

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

acg wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:25 am
Hi Andy,

I have a gas guzzling 4.6 V8. Do you think I will need to bring extra petrol?

Thanks!
Andrew
Andrew, As a fellow Disco owner, if I was you I'd ALWAYS bring extra fuel - and lots of it!! :roll:
M.
by bsa_m21
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: [SOLD] Series 3, 1967 Project
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: Series 3, 1967 Project

I'll take it! No questions asked. :shock:
Martin (martin@pineproductions.ca)
by bsa_m21
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 31
Views: 977

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Hey Andy,

I'll be there in the Disco.

Lets pray there are no additional fires and the winds clear out the smoke before the weekend!
by bsa_m21
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 146
Views: 14579

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

Re Leaks - So she's already marking her spot! Must be British! You might want to take the seal to your local bearing house and see if you can get a double lip equivalent. Failing that, check the crank for wear. If so, see about getting a "speedy sleeve" to repair. Re Bondo - I don't know about you, ...
by bsa_m21
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Roll of Greenhouse/patio shade cloth - FREE
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Re: Roll of Greenhouse/patio shade cloth - FREE

Still Available. Goes on Craigslist tomorrow!
by bsa_m21
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Roll of Greenhouse/patio shade cloth - FREE
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Roll of Greenhouse/patio shade cloth - FREE

Hi all, I have a roll of black industrial grade greenhouse shade cloth - 16' by about 200' - free to whoever wants it. It was given to me when it was a 300' roll. I used to cover the trellis over my back deck. Now I'm passing it on (The roll retails for several hundred $$). I want it gone by the wee...
by bsa_m21
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon
Replies: 60
Views: 6674

Re: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon

Where did you get those tires? I need to replace mine and those look perfect

Thx

M
by bsa_m21
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Spark
Replies: 19
Views: 586

Re: Spark

Send a pic of the electronic kit in the dizzy. If we can identify it, we can get docs on how to wire it.

M
by bsa_m21
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Spark
Replies: 19
Views: 586

Re: Spark

It helps to know what kind of vehicle it is and what model of dizzy (points/elect). :oops:
by bsa_m21
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Help in Surrey
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Help in Surrey

The cable pulls a lever under the plate on top of the radiator grille. On the D1 it is possible to hook a prybar, tent peg or similar through the grille and lever the catch towards the drivers side. If you have a grille you can't get through, you may need to grovel on the ground and reach all the wa...
by bsa_m21
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 2 inch lifts for Discovery 2
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: 2 inch lifts for Discovery 2

Re: Will the rims off a Disco 1 fit a Discovery 2?

No. :roll:

M.
by bsa_m21
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 97
Views: 8728

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Andy, You might want to closely inspect the narrow part of the block casting between the cylinders for cracks. This is typically where they occur. If you do have any cracks, they can be repaired by a good engine rebuilding shop using the old school drill-pin-braze method of casting repair. Great pro...
by bsa_m21
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 146
Views: 14579

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

You can get Eastwood black wrinkle paint from KMS. They usually have it in stock.

Looking good!!
M.
by bsa_m21
Tue May 15, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 All British Field Meet - Van Dusen Gardens - May 19
Replies: 11
Views: 1337

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

So who is planning on bringing the LR to the show this weekend?
I'll be there with my '52 80".

M.
by bsa_m21
Sat May 12, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series front brakes
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: Series front brakes

Have you installed residual valves in the lines? Many retro fit systems recommend them. They keep a little bit of pressure in the line after you release the brakes. Seems to make the brake pedal action a bit stronger. You can find them at https://www.wilwood.com

M
by bsa_m21
Fri May 11, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 97
Views: 8728

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Great progress Andy. Is she going to be on the road in time for the show next weekend? :P Actually, when you finally get her all connected, and put load on the wheels, you may find that you need to re-shim some more. FYI - I modified my steering box by adding a tensioning bolt to the cover plate, li...
by bsa_m21
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

Note:

When adding links to posts, always include the "http://" or "https://" at the start of the link.
Just entering a link like "www.mypage.ca" may not work correctly.
It should always look like "http://www.mypage.ca" for the software to correctly decode and open the link.
by bsa_m21
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Expedition-style roof rack
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: Expedition-style roof rack

Well it's been on the list for 2 months now. Make him an offer. :twisted:
by bsa_m21
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2 1/4 series 3 electronic distributor
Replies: 8
Views: 430

Re: 2 1/4 series 3 electronic distributor

I upgraded my Series 1 distributor with a Pertronix "Ignitor" points replacement kit. Works perfectly & haven't touched it since.
http://www.pertronix.com/support/ignito ... fault.aspx

http://www.pertronix.com/prod/ig/flame/ ... itish.aspx

M.
by bsa_m21
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Expedition-style roof rack
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: Expedition-style roof rack

There is one on Craigslist. A bit pricey though....

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/pts ... 95028.html
by bsa_m21
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Disco 1 Interior trim fastener clips
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Disco 1 Interior trim fastener clips

Hi all, I'm looking for some out of production interior trim clips in Bahama Beige. 2 or 3 - BTR9297SUC - these are the slotted clips that hold in the front footwell side covers. BTR9297SUC.jpeg 2 - JPC4651SUC - these are the push clips that hold up the centre of the headliner. JPC4651SUC.jpg Gotta ...
by bsa_m21
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

Ted, Re clicking on the logo. You are correct. In the past it was hard coded to bring you back to the forum list. Now it takes you to the Rover-Landers home page. This is by design. If all you want to do is to go back to the FORUM home page, select the Board Index, under the header image. index.png ...
by bsa_m21
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

I think with the new software upgrade I can enable you to change font an other settings to your own preferences. I’ll let you know soon.
by bsa_m21
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Important Message for All Forum Members

You may have noticed that the forum has a new look and feel. That is because we have updated it to the latest version of the forum software. Over the next few days there will be additional changes to the look and feel, but none of your postings will be impacted.

Enjoy.
by bsa_m21
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series 1 front drive shaft 1954-1957
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Series 1 front drive shaft 1954-1957

Series 1 driveshaft lengths: 80 (1948-50) Front 521mm / 20.512" 80 (1948-50) Rear 386mm / 15.197” 80 (1950-53) Front 554mm / 21.812" 80 (1950-53) Rear 407mm / 16.024” 86, 88 Front: 604mm / 23.812" 86, 88 Rear: 554mm / 21.812" 107, 109 Front: 604mm / 23.812" 107, 109 Rear: 1087mm / 42.812" Series 2/3...
by bsa_m21
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 2502

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Pictures!!

The first pics from Founders Day are now in the gallery!

http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/view_ ... ersDay2018
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by bsa_m21
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1999 Disco 1 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Re: 1999 Disco 1 for sale

Where is the truck located, and how much are you asking?
by bsa_m21
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 11 inch front brakes
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: 11 inch front brakes

Most likely they arer stock Land Rover, off a 109, which came with 11" front drum brakes.

M.
by bsa_m21
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Disco 1 transmission whine
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: Disco 1 transmission whine

I had a couple of replies from my query on the Discoweb forum: "It's the transfer case, don't worry about it. Thicker oil will quieten it a little." and "Whine that goes away depending on gas pedal pressure means axial play by hipoidal gears. Transfer case and diffs can whine. You should check all c...
by bsa_m21
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Disco 1 transmission whine
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: Disco 1 transmission whine

It gets slightly louder under load. At highway speeds the tire noise is enough to mostly drown it out (big mudders). :twisted:

M.
by bsa_m21
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Disco 1 transmission whine
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Disco 1 transmission whine

Hi all, For the past two months I've had a distinct whine coming from the transmission (I think) of my 96 D1. It's not overly loud, quite high pitched, and happens only while moving and not coasting, stopped or in park. e.g. If I let off the gas the whine goes away. A slight pressure on the gas peda...
by bsa_m21
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: D1 2" lift - what height at wheel arches?
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: D1 2" lift - what height at wheel arches?

Well I got energetic today and decided to see about making a spacer to bring up the front end height. I pulled the truck into the garage and then measured the wheel centre to rim height. 18.5" on the pass side, 20" on the drivers side. And yes, I remember checking - I didn't reverse them on the init...
by bsa_m21
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 11
Views: 877

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

Apparently these engines are used in some Hitatchi forklifts and construction equipment.
Might want to check with an industrial parts supplier.

Also, there are several Isuzu diesel engines on ebay.
https://www.ebay.com/b/Complete-Engines ... nc&_sop=16

M.
by bsa_m21
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1997 land rover defender 90 - $17k Cdn
Replies: 2
Views: 550

1997 land rover defender 90 - $17k Cdn

1997 land rover defender 90 - $17k Cdn!!

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/cto ... 39918.html

No interest myself, but figured someone here might be interested.

M.
by bsa_m21
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: D1 2" lift - what height at wheel arches?
Replies: 2
Views: 274

D1 2" lift - what height at wheel arches?

Hi, Last year I added a medium firm 2" Terrafirma lift kit to me 96 D1. Since then I've added a bush bar and a winch up front. She has been looking a bit low in the front for a while, so I took the opportunity in today's limited sunshine (in the lower mainland) and measured. Stock, I'm told, the axl...
by bsa_m21
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 70th Anniversary Rally, LR S1 Club, 22/6/18, Anglesey UK
Replies: 0
Views: 324

70th Anniversary Rally, LR S1 Club, 22/6/18, Anglesey UK

The 2018 Land Rover Series One Owners Club, International Rally will be held over the weekend of 22nd to 24th June 2018 in Anglesey, UK


https://www.angleseyshow.org.uk/
by bsa_m21
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: '53 S1-80" in the UK
Replies: 6
Views: 729

'53 S1-80" in the UK

A beautiful example, and at only BP35k she's a barga... well maybe not. :bounce:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Land-rover-s ... SwdXdanxY8
by bsa_m21
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1970 2a Upgrades
Replies: 34
Views: 2889

Re: 1970 2a Upgrades

Well one thing is for sure ..... that frame isn't going to flex!! :bounce:

M.
by bsa_m21
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Rivet types
Replies: 6
Views: 658

Re: Rivet types

They are solid aluminum rivets. You can get them and the air powered tool kit for compressing them from AircraftSpruce out of Ontario. https://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/hapages/solidalumrivets2.php?clickkey=10142 and https://www.aircraftspruce.ca/search/search.php?s=rivet+tool+kit&x=0&y=0 Someon...
by bsa_m21
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted: old chromed swivel balls
Replies: 8
Views: 642

Re: Wanted: old chromed swivel balls

To fix the pitting, it is best to get the platers to do the repairs. Anything like epoxy based fillers are likely come out when they acid dip it to clean the swivel before they remove the old plating. For the DIY folks, you can fill the pits with a bit of brazing and sand smooth. Though you have to ...
by bsa_m21
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1970 2a Upgrades
Replies: 34
Views: 2889

Re: 1970 2a Upgrades

My advice re condition of LR bodies is, "She earned the dents, she can keep them." Clean it up as best you can and paint it. :bounce:
by bsa_m21
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 97
Views: 8728

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

rayhyland wrote:Can you clean it out by spraying brake cleaner into it and then injecting fresh grease?
That's what I did. Worked great.
by bsa_m21
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1965 Series IIa 109" Build
Replies: 34
Views: 5425

Re: 1965 Series IIa 109" Build

All I can say is..... Your garage is waay too big and clean. :D

Great work!