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by ANDYD
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover-Landers AGM - 25th Jan 2020 at 11am
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: Rover-Landers AGM - 25th Jan 2020 at 11am

REMINDER ....

Your club AGM is at 11am on Saturday morning, come early for breakfast / brunch,

Hope to see you there,

cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: The Land Rover 4XFar Festival - Jan 18-19th 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: The Land Rover 4XFar Festival - Jan 18-19th 2020

Wish I could make it , sounds like a fun weekend. (and a nice break form BC winter)

Take some photos and share them with us when you can back ....

Have a good trip
by ANDYD
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover-Landers AGM - 25th Jan 2020 at 11am
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: Rover-Landers AGM - 25th Jan 2020 at 11am

Hi all,

The 2020 AGM Agenda is now posted in the Members Only Area, let me know if you have any items you would like added or have any questions

This year could be a big year of change for the club, so get involved and let us know your ideas

Contact me at roverlanders@shaw.ca

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 25
Views: 868

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Looking really good Martin, its must be great when you can just make it up as you go along 8)

Does she / he / it have a name yet?
by ANDYD
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019

Hi All,

For those interested, more photos have been posted here, https://rover-landers.smugmug.com/Chill ... n-Dec-2019

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover-Landers AGM - 25th Jan 2020 at 11am
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Rover-Landers AGM - 25th Jan 2020 at 11am

Hello All, The club Annual General Meeting is coming up fast and we hope to see lots of members (new & old) attending, What - Rover-Landers of BC Annual General Meeting When - 11am on Saturday 25th January 2020 Where - Ricky’s Country Restaurant, 2350 Boundary Rd, Burnaby, BC V5M 3Z3 What Else - Co...
by ANDYD
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Smile of the day
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Smile of the day

I have a Land Rover friend who’s addicted to drinking Girling Brake Fluid. When I brought the subject up with him he says he’s not addicted! In fact he claims he can stop any time he wants too.... :lol:

Disclaimer; its a really bad idea to drink brake fluid, don't do it!
by ANDYD
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019

Hey guys, yes sorry about the short notice on this one, we cant send out Club emails in the middle of the holidays so its always best to keep an eye on the Events section, maybe a good idea to check in twice a week for upcoming events. (we posted the run on Thursday)

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019

Hey, we got lucky with a beautiful sunny day in the Chilliwack mountains 8) . Seven trucks headed out for some fresh air and to shake off that Christmas time "Cabin Fever" !! We fell a couple of km's short of making the Border Peaks lookout as the hill climb is steep and the snow was deep and icy. W...
by ANDYD
Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019

Hi Andrew and David,
Sorry to hear you cant make it, see you on the next one!

Everyone else, see you at A&W for breakfast,

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019

Hi All, Once all the Christmas craziness is over we typically try to squeeze a club run in between Christmas and New Year, this is a good way to say goodbye to 2019, hello to 2020 :D What - Rover-Lander off-road Club run, 1 day When - Sunday 29th December 2019 Meeting at A&W at 9.00am at Whatcom Roa...
by ANDYD
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Land Rovers in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: Land Rovers in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Hey Stuart,

Load all those white ones in a container and send them back here for "spares"!! :wink:

Have a great Christmas down there in the sunshine, :bigsmurf:

cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: The Land Rover 4XFar Festival - Jan 18-19th 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 283

The Land Rover 4XFar Festival - Jan 18-19th 2020

Upcoming Land Rover Event- sent into the club email - for those who are up for a drive down to sunny Califonia in Jan 2020 The Land Rover 4XFar Festival is just around the corner! We have teamed up with Outside magazine to bring fans a weekend filled with live music, Land Rover vehicle test drives,...
by ANDYD
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Christmas Social Gathering & BBQ - Sun 8th December
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: Christmas Social Gathering & BBQ - Sun 8th December

Hi All, Sorry, partially due to weather and partially due to some unforeseen events we have had to bump the gathering back one day to Sunday 8th Dec. I have made the necessary edits on the original post. Please don't turn up in the pouring rain on Saturday looking for us!! :banghead: See you on Sund...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Christmas Social Gathering & BBQ - Sun 8th December
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Christmas Social Gathering & BBQ - Sun 8th December

Yo, Ho, Ho ...... :bigsmurf: :bigsmurf: :bigsmurf: :bigsmurf: :bigsmurf: This year our Christmas Dinner will be on the beach at Spanish Banks! The Club Social Gathering & BBQ- Sunday 8th December 2019 What - Rover-Landers Christmas Social Gathering BBQ When - Sunday 8th December 2019 starting at 11a...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

It was time to finally connect the Gearbox to the engine. I have read that the alignment can be tricky. I didn't have the special tool to centrally align the clutch plate so I found the correct size socket and socket extension that seemed to do the same job. I used this to get the clutch plate as ce...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Putting the flywheel housing, flywheel, Clutch plate all went smoothly, just following the WS manual step by step....
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

The original clutch plate still had a fair bit of material left on it but it seemed like a good opportunity to put a new one in. I noticed the new part was identical except the center spline section was thicker on the old plate (see photo). I don't think this will be an issue but if you know better,...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Flywheels .... my flywheel that originally came with the vehicle had a fair bit of damage to the teeth from engagement with the starter motor, it had also been machined down by about 1/4" on the clutch face. There was no way I was going to going to be able to use it. So the replacement flywheel hunt...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Engine coming off the stand and going into the chassis. I had the gearbox set back a few inches so there would be a gap between engine and gearbox to fit the flywheel .... when I found one.
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Mainly to make some space in my very small garage, it was time to remove the engine from the loaned engine stand (thanks Martin) and drop it into the chassis. I could continue to work on it while sitting on its mounts. I had previously dry fitted the timing chain, which would have to be re-checked o...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 136
Views: 16149

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Time to get back to the S1 project after a long summer of camping and club trips around beautiful BC! I had continued to paint a few engine parts and pretty much dry fit every part, this was partially because I wanted to confirm if I had any parts missing. It was great to finally start emptying boxe...
by ANDYD
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 2 x BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 255-85-16
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: 2 x BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 255-85-16

Hi Martin,

They are yours, we have a Club Gathering coming up soon, I can bring them along.

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: WTB: Series Bumper
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: WTB: Series Bumper

Hi Tygre,

I am looking for a S1 bumper if still available. I sent you an email,

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 2 x BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 255-85-16
Replies: 2
Views: 163

2 x BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 255-85-16

I have 2 BFG Mud Terrain 255-85-16 from a Defender.
They are a little rough with about 50% remaining, would possibly be good spare tyres or put together on the same axle.

$25 each or $40 for the pair

-Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 4 BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 235-85-16
Replies: 1
Views: 193

4 BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 235-85-16

I have 4 BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 235-85-16
They are old and quite worn, not really recommended for 100mph on the highway but may be useful for someone's off-road project or rolling chassis?
$40 for the four, located in Richmond

-Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1015

Re: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019

A few photos posted here while we wait for out Gallery upgrade to be completed...
by ANDYD
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1015

Re: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019

Excellent End of Season run, a dozen Land Rovers enjoyed one the best November weather weekends for a long time!

A BIG shout out to Shawn (the worlds Most Interesting Man) who put together a wonderful Mexican feast for everyone out in the wilderness.
by ANDYD
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1015

Re: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019

Hi John

Yes we are definately meeting in Squamish, at the first Tim's (at Progress & Industrial), address as above.

Looking like we have a "Dirty Dozen" of Land Rovers signed up, see you all for coffee at Timmies,

-Andy
by ANDYD
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1015

Re: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019

Hey Colin,

It's about 160 kms off-road, round trip, from Squamish, back to Squamish,...

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1015

End of Season Camp Out - Nov 2nd-3rd 2019

OK, looks likes it's a go for next weekend, Rover-Landers End of Season run, Dinner and Camp out. This year we are staying looow in the valley due to the event being a little later than normal. Our Chef Shawn will be once again putting on a tasty Saturday night dinner, so make sure you let us know i...
by ANDYD
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of season run - 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: End of season run - 2019

Hey Guys, Shawn had penciled in the first weekend in November (he needed a few weeks to recover from the NWC Sasquatch feast!). Although, at this time of year we need to weather watch a little, so short answer is "yes" there will be an end of season, final camp out. (don't put your camping gear away...
by ANDYD
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: B.C Company Land Rover - Logo's
Replies: 17
Views: 706

Re: Canadian Company Land Rovers - Logo's

Apparently the Darien Gap Series truck came from Canada (Toronto), its logo is not far off your circle logo .... wouldn't that be a nice find! :wink:
by ANDYD
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Rover & Sasquatch?
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Rover & Sasquatch?

This photo snapped last weekend..... could this be the real Sasquatch?
by ANDYD
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

All the photos will all eventually be put up in the NWC 2019 folder in the Gallery (best viewed on a big screen :shock: ) Here is the NWC photo gallery link - https://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/index.php/NWC The site Gallery doesn't support videos yet so we will be putting the videos up onto the Rov...
by ANDYD
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hey Neil,

That 101 sure made a great cargo hauler to Base Camp! Thanks again for all your help.

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Its great to hear everyone had fun and enjoyed the NWC 2019 Sasquatch Hunt. We focused on the fun side for this years event and everyone who participated and volunteered did an amazing job in making this one a year to remember. Congrats to Andrew and Richard, the Alberta / British Columbia team that...
by ANDYD
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 1 parts
Replies: 23
Views: 927

Re: Series 1 parts

Hi Tony,

Do you know what years (age) they are?

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hi Don, We will be getting the volunteers to take photos as they will be staged at the check points, plus Pamela will be taking the photos at Base Camp. These photos will be shared after the event. The Challenge this year is not Spectator friendly as locations would be difficult to access and specta...
by ANDYD
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hi All,
Just for an update, we now have enough volunteers, thank you to all those that signed up.

We also have one more Driver who is in need of a Co-driver, let me know asap if you are interested in joining the challenge and being a co-driver,

cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Royal Yacht Britannia - 1948 S1
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Royal Yacht Britannia - 1948 S1

While a lot of big yachts have "garages" with Jet Skis, Motorcycles, quads etc ... what would you expect the Royal Yacht Britannia to have on board? A Royal Blue Series 1 of course .... The Royal Yacht, now decommissioned is on display in the UK including the 1948 Royal Blue Series 1, it apparently ...
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hi Andrew & Richard,

Great to see we have another team! Which one of you is completing the Registration form? As its getting close to the deadline can you take a photo or scan the form and send it to us
roverlanders@shaw.ca

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hey Don, Pieter

Nice video, that looks like Hut Lake! Good to finally see the Orange Machine getting some action.
by ANDYD
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hi Bryan, yes there is room at the Base Camp for your tent. Yes, some wood would be a great idea (is there any restrictions at the border?).

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 256
Views: 26936

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

Its great to see another old Series Truck saved from the scrap yard, sooooooo much work but the results are priceless. Well done!

:1tonpull: wont be long until you'll be pulling Bjorn's Toyota out of the water holes on the Whipsaw :wink:
by ANDYD
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Yes, sorry according to the rules all teams must consist of a Driver and Co-Driver. Maybe post up that your looking for a co-driver, there has been others asking the same question.

Sam, Neil, sounds good, let us know when you know!

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 39
Views: 1359

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Hi Troy.

Looking like new! Almost there! It will be ready for the first snow!

Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2499

Re: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019

Hi Sam, Yes, those NWC tabs just went down last week for some strange reason, we are working on getting them back up soon. Basically this is what the tabs read; Vehicle requirements all Land Rovers have to be a Mechanical Sound, Road Legal & insured. Any soft top vehicle does require a Roll Cage. A ...
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway

Anyone heard from Andrew? Did he continue or turn back?