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by StuartL
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 20
Views: 829

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

If Bernie's going with Dreamcatcher I have to go....

See you Saturday morning!!
by StuartL
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 545

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

Hey Andy,

Certainly willing to give you a hand with the tenderfoots....
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by StuartL
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Family Global Trip
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Re: Family Global Trip

Nice find.... I love those Azalai campers, did you get a tour? What a lovely way to spend a year!!
by StuartL
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: JLR Canada release short video on Grizzly Torque
Replies: 4
Views: 225

JLR Canada release short video on Grizzly Torque

Jaguar Land Rover Canada just released a short video on the Grizzly Torque that we shot this summer on Salt Spring Island at Robert Bateman's home. Please find links below to the 30s on Instagram and the long-form on YouTube. The (3) 15s and (2) 6s will be live starting Sept 10. See posting outline ...
by StuartL
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1176

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

I am in, looking forward to gett'in out of town :)
by StuartL
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Land Rover Taxi's - Tintagle Castle
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Land Rover Taxi's - Tintagle Castle

It certainly suits you and is so much better than a "Mind the Gap" t-shirt as a souvenir!!!!

Nice to have you back...
by StuartL
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Neat little video on Ike Goss from Pangolin 4x4
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Neat little video on Ike Goss from Pangolin 4x4

KEEN Originals have a series of videos and they did a great one on Ike Goss who many of us know and have dealt with over the years.

Enjoy....

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by StuartL
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: BC Overland Rally
Replies: 18
Views: 3803

Re: BC Overland Rally

Great weekend out at Sasquatch Mountain, interesting seminars, trail rides and cool vendors. Image


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by StuartL
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Nahatlatch Lakes run - Jun 23rd-24th
Replies: 22
Views: 1127

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

I'm in, definitely need some nature this weekend!!!
by StuartL
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1947

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018

Thank you to all the Island Rover members, it was an outstanding weekend....

And congratulations to Colin for his first place finish at the Motorsport track on Sunday.
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by StuartL
Sun May 20, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Zodiac 2 Person Inflatable Kayak - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Re: Zodiac 2 Person Inflatable Kayak

$550

Sorry being challenged posting pictures etc with this new software...
by StuartL
Sun May 20, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Zodiac 2 Person Inflatable Kayak - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Zodiac 2 Person Inflatable Kayak - SOLD

Great accessory for your Land Rover. Barely used 12' - incredibly strong and proper fittings as you would expect from Zodiac. Cost almost $4,000 when new and maintained since then. Two person and rolls up to 3' x 1' x 20" so easy to take on a plane as Sports Equipment or throw on the roof of your La...
by StuartL
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: World Land Rover Day...
Replies: 1
Views: 285

World Land Rover Day...

The festivities today from Coventry....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... M2A1TISlZU

I had the pleasure of touring the Heritage Facility last fall and it was incredible. The "collection" of Land Rovers "out back" was very interesting.
by StuartL
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Grizzly Torque featured in Hagerty online Magizine
Replies: 0
Views: 339

Grizzly Torque featured in Hagerty online Magizine

For those not familiar with the Grizzly Torque story this is a nice article written by Brendan McAleer for Hagerty. The article features 25 pictures including a picture not published before of when the second owner, Bill Low, had a pet eagle that traveled with him cira 1960. There is a story of Bill...
by StuartL
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 2634

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

So to get a Roverlanders Anniversary Badge, does one have to be a member of Roverlanders? Or even bring a Land Rover?

Just tink'in....
by StuartL
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Who heading over to Founders day this year?
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Who heading over to Founders day this year?

Hello Islanders.....

I have a pair of seat bottoms for Paul Rossmo and was going to pass him onto him at Founders Day but work has prevented him from attending. Is there anyone from the Duncan area coming to Founders Day that could take the seat bottoms back for Paul?

Cheers,
by StuartL
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Welsh Ratrod....
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: Welsh Ratrod....

Hey Andy,

Not me....but I am thinking Vervaet has been doing a lot of work on his lightweight, maybe it's now a heavyweight????
by StuartL
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: '53 S1-80" in the UK
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: '53 S1-80" in the UK

The Tickford sold for $75,263 CDN.... anyone in the Club???
by StuartL
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Welsh Ratrod....
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Welsh Ratrod....

I couldn't resist sharing this....just can't figure out what engine is in it, any ideas?

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by StuartL
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: '53 S1-80" in the UK
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: '53 S1-80" in the UK

Matt, I really think you should, you have a growing family to justify it :lol:

Its a great investment much more fun than a RRSP or TFSA!!!!
by StuartL
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: '53 S1-80" in the UK
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: '53 S1-80" in the UK

Yes, they are getting expensive but that's an especially nice one. For that kind of money I am following the Bonhams Goodwood Members sale next weekend... Bonhams.jpg Estimate £ 30,000 - 40,000 CA$ 53,000 - 71,000 [urlhttps://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24874/lot/90/?category=list&length=10&page=9][/url]
by StuartL
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Anyone line x the body of their truck ?
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Re: Anyone line x the body of their truck ?

A decade ago or so a local seller would literally encase the vehicles he had for sale with carpet and bed liner. The engine bays were particularly interesting with all the wires and fittings bed lined. It didn't come as a surprise to many of us that the bed liner covered up a plethora of problems. Y...
by StuartL
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Barrack Boxes - Great Storage of Rover Stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Barrack Boxes - Great Storage of Rover Stuff

I picked up some Barrack Boxes this week from CFB Comox, I only need a couple so will sell the rest. These are great for camping and Land Rover gear. They are approximately 24"x24"x12" and are used. Price is $30 each or two for $50. If you would like one please PayPal me to Stuartlongair@shaw.ca or ...
by StuartL
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Newish to Off-Roading
Replies: 3
Views: 521

Re: Newish to Off-Roading

Welcome,

If you can drive through the sands of Africa our mud and snow will be easy for you!! Just watch our for the branches :lol:
by StuartL
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: White 109 SII in Comox
Replies: 1
Views: 595

White 109 SII in Comox

Spotted this lovely 109 SW at the Canadian Tire in Comox today. Very nicely done lots of attention to detail and upgraded Exmoor highbacks. IMG_9198.jpg A truck to be very proud of, whomever owns it, I haven't a clue :) I would have liked to meet the owner but it was gone when I came out of the store.
by StuartL
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 All British Field Meet - Van Dusen Gardens - May 19
Replies: 11
Views: 1397

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

This year the ABFM will also celebrate 70 years of Land Rover and is hoping to have a strong showing of Land Rovers from Series 1's through to the latest. http://www.westerndriver.com/?p=10924 It is important for Club members to answer the call and give the 5,000+ spectators a proper display of Land...
by StuartL
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: TD5 ENGINE and R380 Transmission - from a 2001 Defender
Replies: 6
Views: 1007

Re: TD5 ENGINE and R380 Transmission - from a 2001 Defender

Hey Geoffrey, Are you certain about the ability to transplant a TD5 into an earlier Defender. I looked into it and found it cost prohibitive because the ECU needs input from all sort of places and gauges and was definitely not plug and play. Perhaps someone has found a way to reprogram the ECU. Best...
by StuartL
Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Replies: 1
Views: 595

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

The following is a lovely rendition of an old Christmas favorite I received from the Pacific Coast Rover Club and felt is needed to be shared. Please enjoy and I wish you all a Merry Christmas. Stuart TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS 'Twas the night before Christmas, And all through the trails, Every...
by StuartL
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Rover Bling - diy zinc plating
Replies: 10
Views: 1323

Re: Rover Bling - diy zinc plating

Well done Matt, you are the master!!! You can expect just a small box of bits arriving from the lower mainland shortly...
by StuartL
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 97
Views: 9629

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Andy, I am absolutely gob-smacked by this project and your mechanical prowess!! Here I thought you were just a figurehead and now I see you are not mortal but a Land Rover god!

Keep in coming, you'll have the beginning of a masterpiece.

Cheers,
by StuartL
Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Blowdown Pass 1-2-3 Adventure - Sat 29th July 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 5441

Re: Blowdown Pass 1-2-3 Adventure - Sat 29th July 2017

I would love to join this merry band of adventurers...see you Saturday AM..
by StuartL
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: BC Overland Rally
Replies: 18
Views: 3803

Re: BC Overland Rally

I posted a few pictures in the Vendor area of the forum for those interested parties.. :lol:
by StuartL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Nice Dormobile, interesting seating arrangement
Replies: 1
Views: 1285

Nice Dormobile, interesting seating arrangement

This is a Dormobile currently for sale in the UK...

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Of most interest is the rear passenger seat, I would imagine it would be uncomfortable for anyone over a long period of time. Reminiscent of a Lear Jet....
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by StuartL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: RoveLanders booth volunteers June 22-25
Replies: 3
Views: 2181

Re: RoveLanders booth volunteers June 22-25

Roverlanders...... This is an event we need to support and from what I understand we are falling down. Overlanding is what we are about and Ray is one of us so let's help him get this first ever event off the ground!!! Probably many of you haven't been to Overland Expo or an event like this; it is a...
by StuartL
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Seat covers
Replies: 7
Views: 2558

Re: Seat covers

Good find Tony, they are great and one of the few companies that make good covers for RRC's. I am sure you will enjoy them!!
by StuartL
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Spot Light Covers
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Spot Light Covers

After recently getting a $109 fine for using a photocopy of my rear license plate on my front and then having to get new plates. I decided I better cover up my driving and spot lights before I get nailed for that also. Not wanting to adopt Craig's method of using old sweat socks I conducted a very t...
by StuartL
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 NA vs a 300TDi
Replies: 14
Views: 3580

Re: 2.5 NA vs a 300TDi

A 300TDi should be your choice after you have exhausted finding a 200TDi. If you get either out of a Disco order the Steve Parker conversion kit. https://www.steveparkers.com/conversions/ . I have an extra exhaust pipe conversion for a 200TDi if you end up with a Disco. I have done the conversion fr...
by StuartL
Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Lightweight Upgrades...
Replies: 2
Views: 2123

Lightweight Upgrades...

I am just throwing this out there for consideration..

Dave V's Lightweight has been noticeably absent from Club events for a few months with very weak excuses. Could it be he has been working on addressing the performance issues in secret??

Will we see this at Founders Day?
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by StuartL
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast
Replies: 4
Views: 2425

Re: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast

Hi Andy,

I knew you were slowly getting closer to making it through but didn't know you have been successful.. Besides I thought it was "top secret".

You could invite me along next time.....

Cheers,
by StuartL
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast
Replies: 4
Views: 2425

Fixed Link to Sunshine Coast

Discussions are starting and a feasibility study is being done starting next week on the potential of a highway link between the Sunshine Coast and the Lower Mainland. For those interested here is a link to the press release: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2016TRAN0304-001991 Personally I am not su...
by StuartL
Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1963 IIa V8 Race Rover
Replies: 98
Views: 16855

Re: 1963 IIa V8 Race Rover

That is Peter, both he and his Rover live in Victoria now :)
by StuartL
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Whipsaw Off-Road Adventure Oct 22nd- 23rd
Replies: 24
Views: 6810

Re: 3-5-1 Whipsaw & Cabin Lake Off-Road Adventure Oct 15th-1

It shall be a test of my fancy smancy dual battery charging system and I don't have to worry about my fridge. I always carry jumper cables & chains 8)

Are you coming along Bill?
by StuartL
Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Whipsaw Off-Road Adventure Oct 22nd- 23rd
Replies: 24
Views: 6810

Re: 3-5-1 Whipsaw & Cabin Lake Off-Road Adventure Oct 15th-1

Perfect...I am in, I have been hoping to try out my new 12V electric blanket!
by StuartL
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Upcoming Club Runs .... Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 3914

Re: Upcoming Club Runs .... Updated

Gentlemen,

Happy Thanksgiving!

What's the plan? I would like to join the group for the weekend but thinking it may be hard to do both Cabin Lake and Whipsaw as I need to be around Vancouver Friday morning.

Cheers,
Stuart
by StuartL
Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 300tdi drop in?
Replies: 3
Views: 1864

Re: 300tdi drop in?

Go with a 200TDi it is a drop-in.
by StuartL
Sat Aug 13, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Clutch Fork Failure
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Re: Clutch Fork Failure

Wow Andy, looks like i plagiarized your post.

Hopefully we don't see too many more of these....
by StuartL
Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Clutch Fork Failure
Replies: 5
Views: 2314

Clutch Fork Failure

To those of you with This week my clutch fork failed, luckily it was on Robson Street rather than on Mount Robson. After it happened my googling revealed it to be another common problem. Basically the clutch slave push rod pushed through the fork. The dimple the rod pushes into is pressed into the f...
by StuartL
Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Copper Creek to Hedley Off-Road Adventure - 16th-17th July
Replies: 14
Views: 4977

Re: Copper Creek to Hedley Off-Road Adventure - 16th-17th Ju

I am in..... if anyone is going up early to Copper Creek please let me know.

Cheers
by StuartL
Fri May 27, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2016 Vancouver ABFM - Sat May 21st - Van Dusen Garden
Replies: 26
Views: 8091

And the results are in..

Congratulations to everyone who turned up on Saturday with a Land Rover/Range Rover and those that just came to support the group. Lots and lots of great vehicles!!! CLASS 47 – LAND ROVER SERIES 1, II (Featured Marque), SERIES III Stuart Longair, 1969 Land Rover SIIA, Station Wagon Pippa Emrick, 19...