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by franko
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 228

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019

I’ll take a shirt as well in Neutral/Med.. Thanks
by franko
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: British Swap Meet and Fair Sanichton Acres Sunday May 5th 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: British Swap Meet and Fair Sanichton Acres Sunday May 5th 2019

Hey Victor sounds like a great idea and its a 5min drive from my place. Do you haver to pay or be a member of the OECC top have your car in the show?
by franko
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 228

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019

Yes looking forward to my very first rally! Poppy and I will be there along with my son Otis. Can’t wait 😊
by franko
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB LT230 1.4 transfercase.
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: WTB LT230 1.4 transfercase.

Chris, your just upset because you can’t keep up to my little 2.25 series going up the Malahat 😜
by franko
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island Rover outing March 31st is a GO
Replies: 14
Views: 292

Re: Island Rover outing March 30th or 31st?

An early spring run would be great Rob. Unfortunately little red needs some fine tuning.
If I can get the carb rebuilt and fuel pump changed then I’d love to come out.
And Sunday works best for me 😊
by franko
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Moving to victoria tomorrow.
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Moving to victoria tomorrow.

Great news, welcome to the south Island Rob.
I’m in Brentwood Bay with my series2a. What part of town are you moving to?
by franko
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 208
Views: 21613

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

I like the before picture, should have left it like that and just drove it lol 😂 😜
by franko
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Roverlanders on Instagram
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Roverlanders on Instagram

Well this is exciting welcome to the world of Instagram 😊🙌🏼.
I’m in insta as well with my series 2a Poppy. @poppy_serieslandrover
by franko
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series 1 107" 5 dr.
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: Series 1 107" 5 dr.

😮 that is some nasty rust right there sir. I think you might need to find a frame.
by franko
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 3rd row bench seat RR sold
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: 3rd row bench seat RR

Can you post up the measurements for the width?
Oh and location. Also how does this seat mount? What does the hardware look like?

Thanks
by franko
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series 1 pulled out of the bush
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: Old truck

Martin I’m I missing something? Looks like it’s LHD to me 🤷🏼‍♂️
by franko
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series 1 pulled out of the bush
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: Series 1 pulled out of the bush

Those series1 107” are such cool trucks glad you rescued it.
by franko
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: FREE: LRO magazines
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: FREE: LRO magazines

Yeah I’d probably take a few next time I see ya.
by franko
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: What was Prince Phillip driving?
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: What was Prince Phillip driving?

I heard Range Rover, but at 97 and still driving wow 😲
by franko
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 204

Re: Military hood latches

Cool cool, just wondering is all.
by franko
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military hood latches
Replies: 9
Views: 204

Re: Military hood latches

Question, why do you want these hood latches?
by franko
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 16
Views: 1468

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

Can’t recall, did you ever say what Land Rover your sealing this beast into?
Sounds like it will be amazing 😉
by franko
Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: series 3 trans swap into series 2
Replies: 12
Views: 421

Re: series 3 trans swap into series 2

Yeah probably right eh. I think I’ll just save for a roverdrive and call it good.
by franko
Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Why are Defenders so expensive in North America?
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Why are Defenders so expensive in North America?

Because the rich are still willing to pay those high prices. The market only dictates the price that they were going to pay.
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: 12
Views: 421

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: 3
Views: 535

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: 5
Views: 336

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: 12
Views: 421

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: 12
Views: 421

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: 12
Views: 421

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: 12
Views: 421

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: 933

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: 933

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: 933

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: 706

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: 706

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: 706

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: 706

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: 208
Views: 21613

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: 516

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: 374

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: 424

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: 706

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: 413

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: 687

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: 330

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: 427

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: 208
Views: 21613

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: 348

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: FREE 109 military frame
Replies: 17
Views: 1294

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: FREE 109 military frame
Replies: 17
Views: 1294

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: 494

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: 1145

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.