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by franko
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: series 3 trans swap into series 2

All great points, thanks Rob.. I probably should just save them pennies for a Roamerdrive.
by franko
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Looking to buy Land Rover defender
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Looking to buy Land Rover defender

What year? What’s your budget? There’s a few on Craigslist Vancouver.
I think there’s a company called Pacific off-road that imports them to the mailland, you could check them out.
by franko
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Defender load area forward facing flip up seats
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Defender load area forward facing flip up seats

I also would consider a set if there is another set out there 😊 Want to get some forward facing rear seats for the kids in the series.
by franko
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: series 3 trans swap into series 2

Hmm that makes it very temping considering a Roamerdrive is north of 1800 usd.
by franko
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: series 3 trans swap into series 2

Thanks for the link Rob, lots to consider for sure. Sounds like the S3 gear box is weaker than the S2. Still like the idea of a R380 gear box.. But again not an easy gear box to find.
by franko
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: series 3 trans swap into series 2

Thanks for the reply’s guys.. I guess there’s always this option as well https://www.ashcroft-transmissions.co.u ... -kits.html
And try and find a R380, that way I have a 5 gear as well.
Might still be cheaper than a Roamerdrive 🤷🏼‍♂️
by franko
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 11
Views: 218

series 3 trans swap into series 2

Really can’t find much on the old interweb about swapping a synchrod series3 trans into my series2 truck with non synchrod trans. Anyone want to school me on this. Is it a straight forward swap? What are the biggest challenges? And don’t say why would you want to do that lol (Double clutching gets o...
by franko
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th
Replies: 24
Views: 646

Re: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th

Had a blast as well guys, thanks Colin for giving us the tour. Looking forward to seeing more pictures.
by franko
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th
Replies: 24
Views: 646

Re: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th

Also don’t forget everyone about the time change!!
by franko
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th
Replies: 24
Views: 646

Re: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th

I’ll be there, excited for this run first time getting poppy out in the dirt.
I’ll be leaving Brentwood as well around 7:15, might bring my 5 year old along as well.
Chris we should plan to meet up.
by franko
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Sept/Oct South Island social?
Replies: 15
Views: 520

Re: Sept/Oct South Island social?

Okay I’ll see you guys tonight then.. I’ll be in the Red Series2a.
by franko
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Sept/Oct South Island social?
Replies: 15
Views: 520

Re: Sept/Oct South Island social?

Okay let’s do this Thursday the 25th @8pm at the Crocked Goose..
by franko
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Sept/Oct South Island social?
Replies: 15
Views: 520

Re: Sept/Oct South Island social?

Jonny, Colin and Callum and anyone els can you guys do Thursday the 25th?
Are you guys thinking a after dinner meet up like around 8pm or a dinner meet up so more like 5 or 6pm?

Some pub ideas: 4-mile, Crooked Goose, Moon under water, Smugglers Cove, Spinnakers pub just to name a few.
by franko
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Sept/Oct South Island social?
Replies: 15
Views: 520

Re: Sept/Oct South Island social?

Hey Jonny sounds like a good idea. Wednesday aren’t the best evenings for me, maybe Tuesday or Thursday?
by franko
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 158
Views: 17743

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

Great progress Colin. Also nice to meet up and chat rovers yesterday 😊
by franko
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Frankenstein Land Rover
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: Frankenstein Land Rover

That’s odd link works for me..
But yes you are correct, why they figure it could be worth 6 figures is crazy talk, I mean 25k is crazy. In the shape it’s in now, it’s worth what 7k tops maybe 🤷🏼‍♂️
by franko
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Land Rover Series II 347"
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Land Rover Series II 347"

🤮
by franko
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Spotted near Burns Lake this week
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Spotted near Burns Lake this week

Sweet sounds like a road trip with a trailer is needed.
by franko
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Sept/Oct South Island social?
Replies: 15
Views: 520

Re: Sept/Oct South Island social?

Hi Jonny, and welcome to our beautiful island 🌴😁
Yes I would love to do a meet/drive as well soon.
Where are you located on the South Island? Myself I’m in Brentwood Bay with a series11a.
Cheers,
Frank
by franko
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: JLR Canada release short video on Grizzly Torque
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: JLR Canada release short video on Grizzly Torque

That truly is amazing! I remember seeing grizzly in Victoria last year. It was great to see it up close and in person.
Job well done 🙌🏼
by franko
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1965 Series 109 Project - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Re: 1965 Series 109 Project

Very cool 109, sad to hear you have to sell it.
by franko
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Neat little video on Ike Goss from Pangolin 4x4
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Re: Neat little video on Ike Goss from Pangolin 4x4

Great vid, thanks for sharing.
by franko
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Rear seat
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Re: Rear seat

Ray, would you be able to through a quick picture up.
I would like to get an idea of how it fits as well, and how huge is it really.
by franko
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 158
Views: 17743

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

Amazing, that’s got to be the best feeling ever 🙌🏼.
by franko
Tue May 22, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series III 88 soft top and 'gate
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Series III 88 soft top and 'gate

Matt I’d take that off your hands if buddy doesn’t want it.

Cheers
by franko
Fri May 18, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: 109 military frames

Matt, yeah was thinking a 3 door 109. Anyway your probably right I should just focus on getting this 88” in good working order, I do love it.
Send me a pm, let’s find a good 88” frame for me then.
by franko
Fri May 18, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 109 military frames
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: 109 military frames

Hi Matt and Rob, question I have a project 88” (Matt has seen) but really I’d rather a 109” if I got this frame could I slap together a 109 with Robs tub and my body from the seat box forward. Seems doable right 🤷🏼‍♂️
by franko
Wed May 16, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Michelin XCL 7.50 16 radials $50 OBO
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Re: Michelin XCL 7.50 16 radials $50 OBO

Chris your in Brentwood and own a series Land Rover.
I’m in Brentwood as well with a rover series 2a project.
Would love to chat.
by franko
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Back into a series one 1955 107”
Replies: 9
Views: 964

Re: Back into a series one 1955 107”

Another one added to the collection, looks amazing good luck!
I’ll have to drop by and check it out in person.
by franko
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 63 land rover 2a 88 for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: 63 land rover 2a 88 for sale

Hey sent you a PM Mjc.
Email frankrparrish@gmail.com or text/call 250-516-8705
Thanks
by franko
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Suggestions for a visit to the island
Replies: 16
Views: 1548

Re: Suggestions for a visit to the island

Wow that was a great read, thanks for sharing.
I’ll definitely be putting this on my list of adventures.
by franko
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 2002 Land Rover Defender 90 TD5 - 58,000km, Immaculate.
Replies: 4
Views: 1412

Re: 2002 Land Rover Defender 90 TD5 - 58,000km, Immaculate.

WTF! 74k That’s nuts I tell ya nuts.
by franko
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted - Soft top frame or old canvas any pieces
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: Wanted - Soft top frame or old canvas any pieces

I’ll take the canvas top if buddy doesn’t want it.

Thanks
by franko
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series parts for sale and free
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

Re: Series parts for sale and free

Matt, what’s the difference between the long and short wheel base rims.
Anyway I’ll be needing a set of 16 inch rims so I’ll stop and check them ou.
by franko
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Pony Express
Replies: 2
Views: 1447

Re: Pony Express

If Rob can get me the parts (I'm in Victoria) I'll be coming across next weekend heading up to 100 mile house to grab Land Rover parts.
by franko
Wed May 03, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: 1959 aging well in the temperate rainforest
Replies: 1
Views: 1894

Re: 1959 aging well in the temperate rainforest

Nice Matt, where did you happen to find this beauty?
by franko
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: LEDs
Replies: 6
Views: 3817

Re: LEDs

Man, they look great. Fill us in on which model of truck these are for.
by franko
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1965 Series IIa 109" Build
Replies: 34
Views: 6292

Re: 1965 Series IIa 109" Build

Clean!
by franko
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1965 Series IIa 109" Build
Replies: 34
Views: 6292

Re: 1965 Series IIa 109" Build

Nice, looks like a great start to me. Look forward to seeing more.
by franko
Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Yard cleanup
Replies: 46
Views: 13477

Re: Yard cleanup

Looks like series heaven. Any of those 88 frames or bulk heads any good?
by franko
Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 2 wings for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 3627

Re: series 2 wings for sale

For 1800$ I'm out as well. Sorry John, don't need them that bad.
by franko
Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 2 wings for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 3627

Re: series 2 wings for sale

Damn you Matt! if Matt bails I'm in!
by franko
Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1963 IIa V8 Race Rover
Replies: 98
Views: 18295

Re: 1963 IIa V8 Race Rover

Sounds like a fun build, best of luck.
by franko
Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: what is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 4033

Re: what is it?

Most certainly a mog no doubt about it.
by franko
Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 1963 Land Rover 2a race rebuild
Replies: 4
Views: 2055

Re: 1963 Land Rover 2a race rebuild

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like a sweet rig, looking forward to seeing this build.
by franko
Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Defender 110 back footwell dimensions .
Replies: 0
Views: 1077

Defender 110 back footwell dimensions .

Quick question, buddy is trying to build a kitchen for a defender 110.
But doesn't have access to the truck and needs to know the dimensions of the back area.

Can anyway quickly tell me side to side how wide is measures.

Thanks
by franko
Sun Jul 19, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Modified Series 2 on E-bay
Replies: 3
Views: 1567

Re: Modified Series 2 on E-bay

StuartL wrote:Saw this interesting 109" currently for sale on Ebay which has had it's bulkhead moved back and a V12 added.

[urlhttp://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Land-rover-series-2- ... 2353acb6c1][/url]
Longnose.JPG

Fixed it for ya lol
by franko
Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Good deal or ? LR3
Replies: 9
Views: 3312

Re: Good deal or ? LR3

Thanks guys, I have read though that with the V6 you get the 17inch wheels.
Also some guys are saying that the V6 is a bullet proof motor.
Anyway all good info.