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by ANDYD
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 240
Views: 24109

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: 20
Views: 578

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: 31
Views: 939

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: 20
Views: 578

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: 154

Re: Andrew Goh is having a few issues in Skagway

Anyone heard from Andrew? Did he continue or turn back?
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Can almost smell it....
Replies: 7
Views: 226

Re: Can almost smell it....

It will never be the "original" but it has some glimmers of heritage. I remember in the 80's in the UK when the Defender came out the all the old Series guys hated it :shock:
I will hold my final decision until after the test drive! :arrow:
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 578

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

A few updates added to the top post .....
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Re: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept

Day #2 Nahatlatch to Cabin Lake
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Re: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept

Yes, another wonderful adventure, a great group, "lucky eleven" started from Harrison Lake on day 1 and emerged near Princeton 4 days later :shock: Really enjoyed this rugged journey through the beautiful wilderness of British Columbia, thanks to all those that came along and shared the journey. Che...
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 578

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

Hi Glen, So not to give the teams entering any local knowledge advantage, we keep the actual location somewhat secret. It will be in the Upper Fraser Valley (Harrison area) If you email me at roverlanders@shaw.ca I can pass on more volunteer info. Cheers -Andy PS We typically have Drivers looking fo...
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 578

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

More information added to the first post ....

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Re: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept

No worries Richard, thanks for the update.

For all those who are coming along, a reminder it will get quite cold at mountain elevation at night, pack that extra sleeping bag!
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Re: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept

Ok, weather is looking good 8) ... possibility of light rain on Sunday So eight of us will all be meeting at Whatcom Road A&W Thursday 9.30am for breakfast (keep in mind this is a weekday commute so your drive out to the Valley may take a bit longer!) Bill & Chris will be meeting us in Boston Bar ar...
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 578

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

NWC 2019 British Columbia Yes, there will be a rustic base camp which will have a volunteer steward looking after the camp while we are out on the trails The NWC tab on the Rover-Landers site is not working for all, but you can go directly to the site with this link (or copy this link into your sea...
by ANDYD
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: ROW Diesel Fuel Filler Neck/Extension Tube
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: ROW Diesel Fuel Filler Neck/Extension Tube

Hey Mark, if you don't have any luck finding a used one then give Jeremy a call, he will likely have them in stock.

Rocky Mountain Products, North Vancouver, BC – Tel. 604 913 7910
by ANDYD
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 578

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

Yes, the approx location will be fairly close to the Harrison Lake area, Sasquatch country! There no doubt will be some Sasquatch hunting involved !!
by ANDYD
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept
Replies: 27
Views: 707

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

Sam oh Sam, starting to think you are avoiding us! (just saying!) Richard, sorry to hear you cant make it! We will miss our No1 Tail Gunner! Neil, thanks for sharing you trip story, sounds like you had quite the adventure, I'm looking forward to seeing the 101 with its new shoes on! Gord, we have mo...
by ANDYD
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Good steps forward, for sure a fun project.....
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: North West Challenge in BC for October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 578

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

North West Challenge 2019 - October 4th, 5th & 6th 2019 Hello Rover Enthusiasts; Yes, its that time again. Every 3 years BC gets to host the North West Challenge and in October we will be at it again. Put the dates in your calendar (coming up fast) and it will be great to see some teams (Driver plus...
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept
Replies: 27
Views: 707

Lake2Lake 4-Day Off-Road Adventure 5th-8th Sept

Its time for another epic 4 day off-road adventure into the wilderness of BC (Summer will soon be gone before we know it!). This is the rough outline (below), so book the days off with the "Boss", tune up those Land Rovers and get that adventurous smile on! Thursday 5th - Day #1 Meeting in at the Wh...
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

Hi Bjorn,

You were brave getting in front of Gord's P38 in that video clip above :shock:
The guys at the back of the convoy said you did a good job of spotting them down the V gulch!
Welcome aboard. Colin must have a spare Land Rover you can borrow :wink:

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

Hi All,

Our Video Man Ricardo has put out the Movie Trailer to give us a taste of the movie, coming soon.
The Movie Trailer is here;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LIIVlaGryg&t=1s

More Peak2Peak video clips can be found here;
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCFeU1 ... tRFp8MKllg

Enjoy
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Labour day trip?
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Labour day trip?

Hey Mark, Yes, I've been thinking about that too. Trouble with the Labour Day Weekend everywhere is sooo busy and coming home on the Monday afternoon is just a traffic nightmare in the Lower Mainland. Maybe a better option is to extend the following weekend but I know not everyone can get the time o...
by ANDYD
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: 110 Loading on yacht
Replies: 1
Views: 126

110 Loading on yacht

Spotted the loading of Stuarts Defender 110 onto his new yacht at the RVYC today .... :wink:
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 31
Views: 939

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

She's a beauty! Like brand new again! (maybe better than brand new!)
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

For those interested, I have posted lots more photos in the Gallery ...

http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/index ... k2Peak2019

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

Hi Richard,

I had a text from Craig, he said he was "ok" ....

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

A dozen Land Rovers set off from Squamish to explore the beautiful British Columbia wilderness, 3 nights, 4 days on the Peak 2 Peak off-road adventure. The journey took us to 3 amazing peaks that were each over 6500ft in elevation. Pavilion Mountain, China Head Mountain and Poison Mountain. In betwe...
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 240
Views: 24109

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

Looking great Colin .... so close ... so close ....
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: roamerdrive
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: roamerdrive

Hi Ian,

Give Ray a call at Roamer drive, he is always very helpful ...
Global Roamer Corporation
North Vancouver, BC
Website: www.roamerdrive.com
Work phone: 604.925.1260

Cheers, Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Electric Defender 110
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Electric Defender 110

Spotted .... Electric Defender in Richmond???
by ANDYD
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

Hi Colin, As a rough guide, from the last petrol station at Lillooet to the next petrol station at Pemberton its approx 240kms off-road driving over the 4 days. Off-road travel always seems to eat fuel faster, so its always a good idea to bring along some extra. Coming from Merritt you will likely p...
by ANDYD
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

The pile of engine parts is getting smaller so I know i'm making progress!
I cleaned up the engine mounts with cleaner and degreaser and painted with POR 15 and bolted onto the engine with new locking tabs.
Then onto installing the oil filter mount with new gasket.
by ANDYD
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Thanks Ray. Your trip half way around the world in a Series 1 did add some extra inspiration to keep this project moving along ... The front cover seal was next on the list, the old one didnt want to come out, so I had to basically break it apart, taking care not to damage the soft aluminum cover. E...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

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

Good to see some early interest, sorry to those who cant make that weekend. Unfortunately the selected dates can never work for everyone.

I have added some more details to the first post. The long range weather forecast is looking good for that weekend 8)
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Thanks Matt & Ian, I'm actually enjoying it (when its all going right!) So with the head now complete, it was time to refit it to the block. I had purchased a new copper head gasket as recommended by Cox and Turner and also a light spread of jointing compound . It's often said that the jointing comp...
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July
Replies: 39
Views: 999

Peak2Peak 4-Day Off-Road Adventure - 27-30 July

Hi All, A few years ago we did a "Peak to Peak adventure", this year we will revisit a similar route, only in reverse direction :shock: So the basic 4 day route is below, there is a 3 day option (with a long drive home from Carpenter Lake) if you cant get the Tuesday off work. This is a breath-takin...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: LR3 Rear diff motor
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: LR3 Rear diff motor

Presume you have already tried disconnecting the battery for 5 mins and reconnecting?
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series Flywheel Wanted - 1955 to 1958
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Series Flywheel Wanted - 1955 to 1958

Hi All,

I'm looking for a late Series 1 or early Series 2 Flywheel, if you have one or know someone who does, please let me know

Cheers
Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

The final step was to reinstall the valve springs & special retaining washers, the spring needed to be compressed with a valve spring compressor ($20 of Craigslist) and then the tiny split cone in two halves are held in place while slowly releasing the spring compressor. The split cones are retained...
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Then back onto fitting the inlet valves, I had earlier dry fitted them with some Vasaline, marked them 1-2-3-4 because they have been individually custom fit onto each valve seat. They still needed the valve seals installed, I had a pack of new original seals, so it was just a case of carefully plac...
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Before fitting the valves I wanted to get the rockers and shaft installed. I had picked up a new shaft, the rockers were in good shape so just a clean up was required. I carefully laid the parts in a line as they came off the old shaft to make it easy to refit them onto the new shaft. It was quite f...
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

The original Inlet valves were in great shape so they just needed a clean up and new valve seals. The valve guides also looked to be in great shape with very little excess movement. I wanted to re-seat the valves so it was back to the valve grinding paste, hand held drill in forward / reverse on the...
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Moving my attention over to the cylinder head, although the head surface was nice and flat it did have some fine lines from the old gasket and a few scratches, likely from storage. My original plan to get the surface skimmed in a machine shop but an old wise friend convinced me to give his "old scho...
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

The Series 1 engine has some strange metal water "pipes" running through the block. I cleaned them up a little and slid them back into place.
The cover received a quick coat of matching new paint and then installed with a new cork gasket.
by ANDYD
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Moving onto the exhaust valve rocker shafts, another bunch of new parts from Cox and Turner. You can see some wear on the old shafts. The shaft comes in two pieces, its like a puzzle figuring which rocker goes where and which way around. The springs and washer all have to be in the correct spots or ...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 14403

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Next on the list was the new camshaft and bearings. I found the only way I could get all the bearings in the right place was slide in the new cam shaft in to about 2" from its final location. Then assemble each bearing (comes in two halves) onto the camshaft, then once the bearing are clicked togeth...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Playing in the mud... without my Land Rover!
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Re: Playing in the mud... without my Land Rover!

Hey Rob, that looks like a lot of fun, there cant be a better way to cross all that sticky mud than that!