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by ANDYD
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 169
Views: 19018

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

Great Progress! Must be good seeing her all (mostly) back together again. Wont be long now until you will get to feel the wind in your hair as you tear around the Island in the summer!
by ANDYD
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 4 BFG Mud Terrain Tires, 255-85-16 - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 404

4 BFG Mud Terrain Tires, 255-85-16 - SOLD

Selling my old set 4 of BFG Mud Terrain Tires, 255-85-16 came off a Defender 110. - Now SOLD, thanks Note - These tires are well worn and have quite a few battle scars but are still street legal and all hold air. Two of the tires have about 20% tread remaining, the other two have about 40% tread rem...
by ANDYD
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Re: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December

Hi Gary, Glad you made it out for the run, thanks for sharing the photos. Post Trip Report; Eight trucks met up in Squamish for the run down to the North end of the Indian Arm. The road was in good condition with just a few small rocky landslides and several small creek crossings. We followed the In...
by ANDYD
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2019 Founders Day - Saturday 13th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 0
Views: 327

2019 Founders Day - Saturday 13th April - Heritage Park

Attention All Land Rover Owners, the biggest Indoor Land Rover Show on the West Coast Mark it on your calendars, Saturday April 13th 2019 once again held at the Heritage Park, Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack. This years event promises to be bigger and better, a huge amount of indoor space, a larger indoor...
by ANDYD
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Re: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December

Hi Sam, no worries, see you on the next one.

Everyone else, its shaping up to be a beautiful day, see you at Tim's for breakfast 8)
by ANDYD
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December

To take advantage of a rare Sunny Weekend, we are having a one day Club run, starting in the Squamish area heading down to the North end of Indian Arm. What - One day off-road Run down to the North End of Indian Arm and then possibly onto Norton Lake, starting from Squamish. When - Sunday December 2...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Roverr-Landers Social Gathering - Sunday 18th November
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: Roverr-Landers Social Gathering - Sunday 18th November

Hi Sam, No worries, yes the event was late notice because we are "weather watching" at this time of the year to catch the good sunny days! I bet it was an awesome weekend to be up in Whistler! There will be a off-road day run coming up in the next couple of weeks so keep an eye on the website. cheer...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Roverr-Landers Social Gathering - Sunday 18th November
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Roverr-Landers Social Gathering - Sunday 18th November

Rover-Landers Social Gathering - Sunday 18th November What- A Rover-Landers club social gathering and Hot Dog BBQ When- 11am to 3pm on Sunday 18th November 2018 - Food served 12 noon to 1pm. Where- Tsawwassen Causeway Beach, Directions- heading towards the ferry terminal, turn left (south) at the la...
by ANDYD
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

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

Hey Stuart,

Thanks for sharing the update. Good to hear it turned out to be something simple!

Cheers,
Andy

PS Here is a video of old-school "bridge Load Testing" ...must be at least 1000lbs of old Rover-Landers on the bounce! :shock:
https://youtu.be/T4tpTMKtSPA
by ANDYD
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

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

Hi, for those interested, here are more End of Season run photos added in the Gallery, click here http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/view_ ... e=album669

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Land Rover Discovery II - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: Land Rover Discovery II - SOLD

Sold .... :arrow: Thank you
by ANDYD
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

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

It was great to have Colin and yourself along, very impressed that you came over from the Island for the run.
Nice job with the fire wood chopping & sawing and yes, I will bring my chainsaw over to the June Rally and take up your offer of a free sharpening!
by ANDYD
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 292

Re: Canol Road and Tuktoyaktuk Inquiry

There was a couple of expeditions completed along the Canol Road by Rover-landers a few years back and I remember from their photos, videos & reports of amazing scenery and many positive comments that it was a really great adventure. "A trip of a life time" one person wrote. They travelled up to the...
by ANDYD
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

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

Hey Stuart, that's a cool story about the Eagle, I hadn't heard about that part of the GT story before. Hi Colin, yes it was a frosty night! I guess you didn't see my last post about bringing the extra sleeping bags lol... A wonderful trip, a good mix of off-road fun, great views, sunny weather, big...
by ANDYD
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

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

Hey, the weekend is nearly here! Looks like the weather should stay sunny for the weekend, but on saying that be prepared to expect it to drop to 0 deg's at night. Bring along that extra sleeping bag and a few extra layers. I haven't heard from anyone going up on Friday and meeting the group at Copp...
by ANDYD
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

For those that maybe interested in a few more photos of the Land Rover Wheels Event,
click here http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/view_ ... e=album667
by ANDYD
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

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

See my first post for more trip details now added, The long range forecast is looking good!

Make sure you let us know if you are coming along, we need a Dinner & breakfast count... (don't make the cook angry, he may start shaking and explode :shock: )
by ANDYD
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Arctic Circle
Replies: 7
Views: 508

Re: Arctic Circle

Love the photo! That's quite the drive, must all have numb-bums! :shock:
by ANDYD
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

Hi Richard, Thanks for the update, awesome that you stayed until the tow truck arrived, nice job! Apart from two flat tires the day was a great success, beautiful warm sunshine and lots of keen participants enjoying the adventure. We had 22 Land Rover on the run, some nearly 30 years old and some on...
by ANDYD
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

Hi Victor /Colin,

No worries, thanks for letting us know. We had someone on standby waiting for a spot so all good,

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

Hi All,

This Wheels Event is now fully booked and we can't accept any more attendees.
Please do not turn up on the day if you are not already on the invite list.
All those that are currently on the list I will send out a final email with the last minute details,

Thank you,
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Land Rover Discovery II - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: Land Rover Discovery II - 2003

The short answer is I don't know for sure. The shop is telling me that it needs to be taken apart for a proper inspection and only then can they tell me what needs work and what doesn't. I believe that if you are stripping it down for head gaskets and oil pump then there are a bunch of things that y...
by ANDYD
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

Hi Colin,
Yes, while this is a Land Rover only event, there is no problem with bringing passengers. I have added you to the list,
Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Land Rover Discovery II - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Land Rover Discovery II - SOLD

Thought I would put this out there before we trade this vehicle in when we complete our purchase of a new vehicle. Land Rover Discovery II - Dark Green 4.6 SE7 (7 seats) only 142,000kms All black leather interior, the interior and exterior body work all in excellent condition throughout. Everything ...
by ANDYD
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

Hi Guys, Thanks for those who have already signed up, I have a list going and will contact you all by email. For any of you out there that are still on the fence, make sure you let me know soon as the invite is only open to the end of this weekend. There will be a set participants list of attendees,...
by ANDYD
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 801

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

Hi All, Each year the Rover-Landers hold a joint "Wheels Event" with the Land Rover of Richmond, this year it is being held on Saturday 6th October. It will be a one day run up to North Chehalis Lake for lunch. This run is classed as "light to medium off-road which will be a great opportunity for th...
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 169
Views: 19018

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

Hi Colin, The manual states that the lip (and spring) should be facing in towards the axel. Its hard to see from your photo but I wonder if the lip of the seal has folded inside out when you pulled the flange off? There should also be locking tabs under the nuts (couldn't see them in your photo). Ch...
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st
Replies: 28
Views: 1682

End of Season Run Oct 20th-21st

Hi All, Each year we have an End Of Season Run which is often the last over-night run of the Season. This will be a 2 day off-road run into the wonderful wilderness of BC. This year it will be held on the weekend of Sat 20th - Sun 21st October, it will likely have a Hot Dinner included at the overni...
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Lots of photos are now posted in the Gallery with more to come ...
http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/view_ ... e=album663
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 97
Views: 11086

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Not a lot of progress in the summer due to camping trips and vacations! I did take the opportunity when in the UK to stop in at Cox & Turner and pick up a package of Series 1 Engine rebuild parts. They were very helpful and put together all the parts I was missing / needing for the 2L spread bore en...
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 99, P38 Starter motor.
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: 99, P38 Starter motor.

Oh the dreaded upper starter bolt!....I had the same experience when having to remove the starter motor on my old Range Rover in the middle of a weekend off-road run. I did it the same as you with a mix of socket extensions. It wasn't too bad once I had tried out a few different lengths and sizes an...
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Yes, a great adventure, fantastic area to explore. Really enjoyed the long weekend, thanks to all those who came out and joined in 8) The full trip write-up will be in the next club newsletter. Andrew left one day early because he had a vibration from his drive train, he was able to drive back to No...
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Hey Richard,
That's too bad, its an amazing area to explore!
But ...not to worry too much I already have a few other trips in the works for Sept and Oct .... 8)
cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Visiting Vancouver/BC next week and the one after
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Visiting Vancouver/BC next week and the one after

Hi Neil,

It would be great to meet up for some Rover talk if you have time when passing through Vancouver. I will drop you an email early next week.

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Hi All, Excellent to see a good group building, I'm looking forward to another exciting adventure! Andrew, There is a gas station that we will stop at just where we turn off near Lillooet, if you fill up there you will have plenty in the tank for the trip. That being said, its never a bad idea to br...
by ANDYD
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 169
Views: 19018

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

Hey Colin, Awesome job with keeping your Landy project moving along steadily. I'm guilty of letting my project grind to a halt in the summer, although I did pick up a big suitcase of engine parts while visiting England. I'm very jealous of all the space you have there in that barn, even have room fo...
by ANDYD
Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Social Gathering - August
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: Social Gathering - August

Good representation of Land Rovers at the August Social Gathering held at the opening of West Coast Off-Roaders new shop. Thanks to the West Coast Team for the complimentary tasty BBQ and cold beverages. Check out their new shop if your in the North Van area. More photos in the Gallery .... here htt...
by ANDYD
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Social Gathering - August
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: Social Gathering - August

Hi All,

Quick reminder about the gathering on Thursday evening, don't forget to RSVP if your coming along.
See you there ......

Andy
by ANDYD
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Series 1 - Original Horn (Very Early Edition)
Replies: 0
Views: 447

Series 1 - Original Horn (Very Early Edition)

No wires required, just bolts on.....
by ANDYD
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Auto-Jumble Langley Area Mostly British - Sept 30th
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Auto-Jumble Langley Area Mostly British - Sept 30th

Hi All, if you are in the area it's worth dropping into the LAMB Auto-Jumble,, may find the precious part you have been looking for! Also open for vendors, if you have a garage of spare parts that you keep tripping over, get yourself a table and pass them onto like minded enthusiasts, check out thei...
by ANDYD
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

I know its a little insensitive for those who need to be back at school on Tuesday morning but by leaving on Saturday morning and returning Tuesday early afternoon it really avoids the worst of the dreadful Long Weekend Traffic! That being said, for those who really need to be back can skip last nig...
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Land Rover Taxi's - Tintagle Castle
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Re: Land Rover Taxi's - Tintagle Castle

... or how about a 2017 HUE Defender... only 43,000 ...pounds :shock:
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Land Rover Taxi's - Tintagle Castle
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Land Rover Taxi's - Tintagle Castle

Spotted a cool Land Rover Taxi service at Tintagel Castle, UK. It was a steep run, I bet they spend their whole service life in Low Gear!
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Hi All, We are just in the middle of putting together a High Country run, it will depart on Saturday morning Sept 1st and return early afternoon of Tuesday Sept 4th. It will be an off road adventure into some very remote areas so we will be far away from the crowds of the Long Weekend! Keep the date...
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Social Gathering - August
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: Social Gathering - August

I would think most people will attend after work so lets say 5.30pm to 6pm, it says it runs to 8pm, lets see how it is and decide if we want to hang around after that or move onto another location like Ambleside,

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Social Gathering - August
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Social Gathering - August

Hi All, We have been invited to a BBQ at a new 4x4 equipment outlet recently opened in North Vancouver, its also a good chance to all meet up again for a chat & a snack. To give them a head count please click on the link and RSVP if you are planning on joining us. If there is a group of us together ...
by ANDYD
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: What's up for August
Replies: 7
Views: 730

Re: What's up for August

Hey Mark, I'm not around for a few weeks but the Labour Day weekend is a great idea for a run, I would like to do a four day loop, Leaving early Saturday morning 1st, returning on Tuesday 4th (to miss the dreaded Monday afternoon rush) ... .. Book the weekend off and I will post some details nearer ...
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: July 12th - Social Gathering
Replies: 2
Views: 400

July 12th - Social Gathering

Hi All, The July Club Social Gathering will be this Thursday, What - Rover-Landers Social Gathering When - Thursday 12th July 2018 starting at 6pm to dark Where - West Spanish Banks Beach area (look for the Land Rovers) Google link https://goo.gl/maps/AN38aa7zdoM2 What else - Casual Gathering at the...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 169
Views: 19018

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

Exciting times.... good luck with the start up, hope it roars like a lion (or purrs like a cat!)

The steering wheel came out well, good work.
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Td5 trouble
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Re: Td5 trouble

The Jeep will start and when I rev it a bit and engine light came on.
You have a Jeep with a TD5 engine in it? Never seen that before :shock: