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by rgallant
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway

Well he made it to Whitehorse and is right near the freightliner shop, turns out they are a client of his. They are going to pop it up on the hoist for him in the am. It appears at this point the cable is messed up, so in through the console or in the back past the e-brake drum. That had to a long 1...
by rgallant
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th September
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Lake2Lake Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th September

I will not be able to get time off for this one have fun
by rgallant
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway

Andrew's trip to Tuk has started out poorly his Disco is stuck in low range after much back and forth it appears eithers the actuation cable is bound up somehow. Rather than dismantle the console in Skagway and risk being broken down he is moving to Whitehorse slowly. It will take 6 + hours to make ...
by rgallant
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Land Rover Border Peaks Event - Sat 15th June
Replies: 16
Views: 485

Re: Land Rover Border Peaks Event - Sat 15th June

Gords' P38 on the descent to Mud lakes, the audio was a mess so I scrubbed it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwwszW8 ... e=youtu.be
by rgallant
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 932

Re: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July

Thanks for the photos and update on Craig, Andy
by rgallant
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 932

Re: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July

Finally did the post trip inspection, and my oil drain plug was just over hand tight. Found by the small puddle of oil on the driveway, need to replace the "new"crush washer". The right side engine mount is dead, I knew it would likely be before heading out, the replacement is in my office. Other th...
by rgallant
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 932

Re: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July

Great trip ! Thanks for getting it organized Andy The road along Mud lakes https://i.imgur.com/UOqMdrh.jpg A couple of youtube links to the fun getting down to Mud lakes, Bjorn did a great job spotting and guiding, made my trip down rather sedate and mild. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXrFFHEG_g8...
by rgallant
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 932

Re: 4 Day Peak to Peak Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July

Conveniently I had scheduled time off for trip that weekend, I just need to move the Friday to Tuesday so count me in
by rgallant
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 7th Annual 4wdabc Show & Shine
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: 7th Annual 4wdabc Show & Shine

Rocko's is better food it's just a tiny bit up the road on the same side
by rgallant
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Best winter car camping spots?!
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Best winter car camping spots?!

Hi Matt ,that is a pretty tough set of requirements this time of year. I am in Mission and we had snow for a couple of hours today, there a number of spots up West Harrison that should be pretty quiet this time of year. Road conditions are likely to be marginal, but up to Doctors Creek/Bay and beyon...
by rgallant
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 668

Re: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018

Well I now have a nice 18 in square piece of 3/4 in ply added to my kit, just because of that.

All in all the Disco came through pretty well, a few niggling leftover issues to clean up but nothing to serious. Body damage is coming along nicely, it just needs to stop raining.
by rgallant
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 668

Re: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018

Well the easy fixes are done new tire and alignment completed, visual undercarriage inspection done. No new damage found, the muffler has a good sized dent and I have a bit more exhaust noise but that muffler had already had a muffler tape repair so time for new one. The body damage is annoying more...
by rgallant
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 668

Re: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018

Had a great time, 1 tire down and a good sized dent to remember the trip by .

Imgur album of the picts I took. https://imgur.com/a/EulA4Qr
by rgallant
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 668

Re: Harrison West Run - Sunday 30th Dec 2018

I am in, just to note it it has been around 4-3 deg in Mission and a short distance up East Stave lake hit 1 on the 26th. Sitting at 2.8 in town at 1.20 today.
by rgallant
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 1998 Disco 1 Brake issue
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: 1998 Disco 1 Brake issue

Red90 - thanks I was unaware the D1's had such a glaring safety issue with the ABS modulator. steven_eck if you go the link below you can read through the D1 ABS modulator issue https://landroverforums.com/forum/discovery-i-39/1998-discovery-abs-activating-without-cause-46619/ Reading through that i...
by rgallant
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 1998 Disco 1 Brake issue
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: 1998 Disco 1 Brake issue

An ABS by failure itself will not cause the pedal to go to the floor, the Master cylinder is the mostly likely culprit. Start very simple : Check your brake fluid - do you have any and is it topped up If it is good then get in start up your truck and step on the brake If it goes to the floor or is m...
by rgallant
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Parts for Discovery: Front Runner Roof Rack. SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: Parts for Discovery: Front Runner Roof Rack

How much for the load bars ?
by rgallant
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1990

Re: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st

looks good for me I am in
by rgallant
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 988

Re: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October

Good day and the final flat tire got on the tow truck at 8:30. He had a good spare but the locking nut key broke so no getting the tire off. The tow truck removal tools were too small for land rover wheel nuts. We tried about 12 plugs but could not get the tire to hold air, two bad slits. The 4 frie...
by rgallant
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 988

Re: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October

Good to go, see you all this weekend.
by rgallant
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1935

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Thanks Andy, hopefully Andrew's Disco is just the Rotoflex and nothing more serious
by rgallant
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1935

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Looks Like a solid trip very jealous, what happened to Andrew ?
by rgallant
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1935

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Have a good trip all, I will be unable to attend.
by rgallant
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1935

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

At this point I am a possible, I want to go but family issues may interfere.

I will keep you updated
by rgallant
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Disco 2 Build
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Disco 2 Build

Sounds like you are set
by rgallant
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 300TDi overheating
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: 300TDi overheating

Good luck !
by rgallant
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Disco 2 Build
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Disco 2 Build

The grey SE in Balmer Fab is mine, they make a nice wide step with top plates. But before you go all nuts putting stuff on your Disco go over it with a fine tooth comb make sure all the mechanical its are working well. Keep an eye on your coolant level if it drops you need to get that sorted out. Al...
by rgallant
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 300TDi overheating
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: 300TDi overheating

red90 wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:54 pm
You should be able to put full hose flow through the heater. There is no valve in it. Make sure you pull the block drain on the engine and flush it out well.
Did not know that - I prefer to err on the side of caution though so I still go pretty easy on the water pressure
by rgallant
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 300TDi overheating
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: 300TDi overheating

Flush your engine while the rad is out, pop your thermostat out Set your heater to maximum hot Garden hose LOW pressure may 1/2 to 3/4 turn of the tap,you might need more but not a lot. My Disco V8 took about 2/3rds of turn to get good flow. Start with the top hose and let it run until it clear, the...
by rgallant
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Nahatlatch Lakes run - Jun 23rd-24th
Replies: 22
Views: 1591

Re: Nahatlatch Lakes run - Jun 23rd-24th

Wish I could have made that one
by rgallant
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April
Replies: 18
Views: 1331

Re: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April

Not sure if this will work, but here are the few pic's I took :

https://imgur.com/a/vV1i4
by rgallant
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: A big thank you to Andrew
Replies: 0
Views: 332

A big thank you to Andrew

Just want to give a shout out to Andrew who passed on his old Terrafirma springs and OME shocks to me at the end of the Snowflake run.

They will going in as soon as I decide which I need 1st springs or shocks.
by rgallant
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3728

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

1st time Founder's day and I had great time, lots of interesting trucks to look at and people to talk to.
by rgallant
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April
Replies: 18
Views: 1331

Re: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April

Great run and lots of fun, even getting stuck in snow :D
by rgallant
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Suggestions for a visit to the island
Replies: 16
Views: 1998

Re: Suggestions for a visit to the island

That middle /south section is challenging - you can check this web site for gate and access info http://blog.islandtimberlands.com/

Going through the same planning for the beginning of June
by rgallant
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island trip this summer - some advice
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Re: Island trip this summer - some advice

I thought about that but I only get one or two good multi day camping trips a year. I try to get one in at the start and end of summer, the wife is ok with 4 or 5 days not so much for more than that.
by rgallant
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island trip this summer - some advice
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Re: Island trip this summer - some advice

I live on Horne Lake if you get stuck for a place to camp. Pretty much the farther you go north the better the access. The gold river to woss route is great (nimpkish main) - it used to be the highway before 19 went in north of campbell. Zebellos main is a nice trip too - plenty of camping at husan...
by rgallant
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island trip this summer - some advice
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Re: Island trip this summer - some advice

Thanks Rob, just updated my Mapbook this spring - been through that bridge issue in the Shuswap. Fire closures are a concern, given last year and that we have already had 2 grass fires on this side. I am hoping Mid June will get me through before those take effect. Thanks for the suggestions on alte...
by rgallant
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island trip this summer - some advice
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Island trip this summer - some advice

Hello all, it has been a while since I have been over to the island so I am planning a 4 or 5 day trip in June. I am aware a good chunk on the heavily gated by the timber company, I have emailed them about access. I also have the web site to check for closures and openings. ( http://blog.islandtimbe...
by rgallant
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Suggestions for a visit to the island
Replies: 16
Views: 1998

Re: Suggestions for a visit to the island

Thanks Rob and Headdamage for your replies. I need to be more precise I was aware of the road situation as Rob put it, as far the east/west in order to go north/south. My concern was how gated/closed roads are things are sort of from mid island to the north end, my last trip was using military style...
by rgallant
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Suggestions for a visit to the island
Replies: 16
Views: 1998

Re: Suggestions for a visit to the island

Not meaning to hijack this thread, but how doable is it to travel for the north tip down along the west side. Along time ago you could cover a lot of that on FSR's. It is that still possible or it is pretty closed off, gates, decommissioned roads etc ?
by rgallant
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: LR3 build
Replies: 23
Views: 4096

Re: LR3 build

Nice job on the sleeping platform, I plan on converting the one I use in my D2 to something similar
by rgallant
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: It drives me crazy .....
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Re: It drives me crazy .....

Seems like a pair of reasonable suggestions to me
by rgallant
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Steering Noise?
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: Steering Noise?

Try having someone else back up for you and listen yourself from the outside. You should be able to figure out where it is coming from. You want to try straight back and then turning in each direction.
by rgallant
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sliders for a Discovery II
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: Sliders for a Discovery II

acg wrote:I recommend Darin at Balmer Fab in Abbotsford who did my sliders (same bolt-on design):

https://www.facebook.com/BalmerFabrication/

https://scontent.fyvr4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=5AEB6E8F

Thanks Andrew
by rgallant
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sliders for a Discovery II
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: Sliders for a Discovery II

Here are the plans the holes match the pre-existing holes, I may have to pull the plastic to get the measurements.
by rgallant
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sliders for a Discovery II
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: Sliders for a Discovery II

swamijake wrote:If you have plans I can build you a set, as long as you aren't in a rush. If you are in a rush I know a guy.
I am not in rush. Let me get the plans and post them, so you have an idea what you would getting into.

Thanks for the offer
by rgallant
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Sliders for a Discovery II
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Sliders for a Discovery II

Any know of a shop in Lower mainland that has down up a set or would be willing to build a set from plans
by rgallant
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Winter Wonderland - Off Road Run - Sunday 31st Dec
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

Re: Winter Wonderland - Off Road Run - Sunday 31st Dec

Thanks for setting it up Andy that was a lot fun
by rgallant
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Winter Wonderland - Off Road Run - Sunday 31st Dec
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

Re: Winter Wonderland - Off Road Run - Sunday 31st Dec

I am a possible, depends if any more branches/tree tops come down in the yard today.