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by island dormy
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels

Hi Everyone

I am still looking as of January 31st. Preferably new ( I know somebody has to make these I just can not find them) but very good used ones would still be okay.

Thanks Victor
by island dormy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Cleaning Out Cross Member
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Cleaning Out Cross Member

Hi Martin That's a beautiful looking job. What I have done on 2 rovers now is as you say a power washer with a very fine custom nozzle (maybe 1/4 inch copper line bent to suit?) and a leaf blower or compressed air to blow the water and crud out. You may also want to drill a few more drain holes and....
by island dormy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Holyoak Snow Run, January 27th
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Holyoak Snow Run, January 27th

Hi Ron So since when did a rough and tough Land rover driver let a little thing like a common cold stop him? Just think of the poor guys driving in series trucks, no insulation on the bare metal doors, drafts coming in from all angles and Land Rovers laughable attempt at a heater which the English d...
by island dormy
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels

Hi Rob

Thanks I sent you a email.

Victor
by island dormy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels

Hi Rob

Thanks are these new or really really good used ones? Mine are probably repairable with a fair bit of time and effort. I would like to avoid that I have enough to do on this thing.

Thanks Victor
by island dormy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Holyoak Snow Run, January 27th
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Holyoak Snow Run, January 27th

Hi Ron It should be scratch and damage free as it will mostly be mainline logging roads, how far we will get in the snow is anybody's guess. Come early breakfast is at 8:30 (which hopefully will also be non damaging). I will make a reservation for 14 folks so let us know if your coming, its always g...
by island dormy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels

Hi Bolson Thank you but that is for a 110 defender and it is different than a series. I have tried that already when you look up the part for the 109 it defaults to the 110 part on most of the websites I have tried. But thank you and I am still looking, this part rots on every 109 do to the way Rove...
by island dormy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Holyoak Snow Run, January 27th
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Holyoak Snow Run, January 27th

Hi Colin

Marg and I are in. I need a ride as per usual (2 Land rovers 1 in hibernation 1 in pieces.)

I think you mean Diesels at the back.

Victor
by island dormy
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 109 body panels in front of rear wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 203

109 body panels in front of rear wheels

Hello I am looking for a source for both the left and right body panels for a 109 station wagon, the panels sit in front of the rear wheels and basically start corroding from the bottom 2 rivets up/ All station wagons eventually do this, but nobody seems to make a repair panel. Anybody got any ideas...
by island dormy
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 186
Views: 20395

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

Hi Colin There is no clip for the speedo cable on top of the frame rail, just on that half moon shaped access plate by the main gear shift lever attachment spot and by the speedo drive attachment into the transmission. The place I found on the Island to get those tiny coiled brush springs for the st...
by island dormy
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 186
Views: 20395

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

Hi Colin The route for the speedo cable is as Matt says but there is a clip that holds the cable to that weird half moon shaped plate. Just a metal clip with rubber that goes onto the left side nut on that moon piece. To get hammertone paint to do the hammertone thing you have to spray it on twice a...
by island dormy
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 186
Views: 20395

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

Hi Colin To adjust the clutch slave cylinder do this, from underneath push the clutch release arm and the push rod up as far as you can then adjust the push rod (on the slave cylinder) so you have about 1/16th free play. Pump the clutch a couple of times and if the air is all bled out it should be a...
by island dormy
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Rad

Hi Troy I had a 1962 flat top rad with square corners, recored this summer on Vancouver Island (one rad shop left on the Island) he made one good rad out of two damaged ones with a all new heavy duty (4 row) core $ 600.00. It is a speciality repair now, rad shops used to be all over the place. I wan...
by island dormy
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 186
Views: 20395

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

Hi Colin

Most cars I have worked on have a 1/2 inch hose from the manifold to the brake booster.

Looking good. Maybe it will be ready for founders day.
Mine wont be, still waiting for parts in the mail from the mother land, 9 weeks now.

Victor
by island dormy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 6 cylinder exhaust manifold
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: 6 cylinder exhaust manifold

Hi guys

I believe I have found a good manifold, a fellow Rover lander member from Vancouver has a spare he does not need, he says I can have it, I am very grateful these are hard to find.

Victor
by island dormy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 186
Views: 20395

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

Hi Again Colin After dropping by and looking at your project last week and looking at the problem with the front military wrap on the springs you mentioned that these were 15-20 year old brand new parabolics that hade never been installed on a running rover. At about that time frame the military wra...
by island dormy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 186
Views: 20395

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

Hi Colin A lot of folks seem to have issues with the military wrap hitting the frame. I know Greg just cut his off. Land rover is the only company I have ever seen that does this military wrap thing. ( It is supposed to be a safety device) if the main leaf ever breaks the military wrap would hold th...
by island dormy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine

Thanks Martin

I have some of those and they are invalid but I will try the new ones. Thank you.

The 6 cylinder oil filter has a very different attachment to the block then the 4 cylinder the adapter would not fit.

Victor
by island dormy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine

Hi Red 90

No Rocky mountain does not have them in stock.
I have never got a UK delivery in 2 days at least not out here on the Island. 2 weeks is the normal for me.

Still trying to find one. So does any body have any valid numbers?

Thanks Victor
by island dormy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th
Replies: 24
Views: 890

Re: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th

Hi everyone

Maybe bring a good flashlight alone as well as all the other usual 4x4 supplies, if we are going the way I think we are there are a few neat mine shafts to look in.

Victor
by island dormy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 6 cylinder exhaust manifold
Replies: 1
Views: 137

6 cylinder exhaust manifold

Hi

I am looking for a 1969 era Land rover 6 cylinder exhaust manifold that exits straight sideways.
Thanks Victor
by island dormy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: WTB 7.50 R16 set of tires in decent shape
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: WTB 7.50 R16 set of tires in decent shape

Hi Volksman

Here are 2 tires and I know Michelin still make XPS traction tires.

Victor

https://www.usedcowichan.com/classified ... s_32418657
by island dormy
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine

Hi Red 90

I am kind of in a hurry to get this thing going and really do not want to wait 2 weeks or longer for delivery.
So still hoping somebody can help, Please??

Victor
by island dormy
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine
Replies: 6
Views: 248

oil filter number for 2ltr. or 2.6 lt. engine

Hi guys

I am looking for a valid oil filter number for either a 2 lt. or 2.6 lt. 6 cylinder engine, the Land rover number is RTC- 3183. I need a cross reference to one that is available locally, all the numbers on the Ottawa valley alternate parts list no longer work.

Thanks Victor
by island dormy
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th
Replies: 24
Views: 890

Re: Mt. Sicker Run Sunday November 4th

Hi Colin Marg and I are in. I need a ride as usual ( 2 Rovers but neither one is running). I have made a reservation up there for 10 people so if your coming please reply as soon as possible to this forum. The Breakfast is excellent highly recommended. Victor 1962 dormobile in hibernation 1969 Dormo...
by island dormy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 8000 lb. Ramsey electric winch
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: 8000 lb. Ramsey electric winch

Hi sailor boy

You are the new proud owner of a Ramsey 8000 lb. winch and winch bumper.
I will contact you with the details.

Victor 1962 Dormobile
1969 Dormobile
by island dormy
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 8000 lb. Ramsey electric winch
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: 8000 lb. Ramsey electric winch

Hi sailorboy I think it sold already last night I will get confirmation for sure from the fellow who wants it sometime today. If he does not want it its yours including the heavy duty bumper, the bumper is welded on it will take me a little bit of work to get it off. I will try to straighten it at w...
by island dormy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 8000 lb. Ramsey electric winch
Replies: 4
Views: 275

8000 lb. Ramsey electric winch

Hi Guys

This winch came with my new project I am not putting it back on. Here are the details.

https://www.usedcowichan.com/classified ... h_32507610

Victor 1962 Dormobile In hibernation
1969 Dormobile in pieces

SOLD SOLD SOLD
by island dormy
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018

Hi Everyone It was a pleasant day out, we explored some caves, had a nice picnic lunch in the sunshine, met a new range rover driver from Victoria and saw some great scenery. Thanks for coming Rob you made the 4 rover minimum work for the drive. See you guys on the next one, when ever that will be I...
by island dormy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018

Hi Ivivier

The more the merrier we are getting close to the 4 rover minimum. see you Sunday morning.

Victor
by island dormy
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018

Hi Doug Thanks maybe Marg and I will ride with you guys if that's okay? It should be a glorious fall day out in the hills with lots of colorful fall leaves to look at. I know your rovers windows will be clean as your rover is always spotless (Better to see the scenery) (Sorry Colin) but thanks for t...
by island dormy
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Island Drive Sunday October 14th 2018

Hi Guys Well fire season is done its time for a drive. Meet at the Tim Horton's across from the BC Forest Museum in Duncan on Sunday October 14th coffee at 8:30 and we will leave at 9:00am sharp heading to port Renfrew, Via the gravel roads behind Lake Cowichan. Bring a lunch, lawn chairs, a radio o...
by island dormy
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 888

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

Hi Andy Sorry for the late cancellation Colin and I are unable to attend we were coming over in his 110 for the event then possibly swinging by Jeremys to pick up a huge parts order for my new Dormobile. But the parts will not be ready so we are not coming. I was hoping it would all come together pa...
by island dormy
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Two Michelin XPS Traction tires 750x16 radial tires new
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Two Michelin XPS Traction tires 750x16 radial tires new

Hi Guys These tires came with my Dormobile project I do not need them. There is a chance I will be coming over to Vancouver this Saturday if any body wants them. https://www.usedcowichan.com/classified-ad/-2-Michelin-XPS-Traction-750x-16-Radial-Tubeless-Tires_32418657 Victor 1962 Dormobile restored....
by island dormy
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: window defrost hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 443

Re: window defrost hoses

Hi Guys What a variety of defrosters rover put on the vehicles. Having ridden in many different series trucks in cold rainy weather out here on the wet coast I recommend the style in the second photo ( Red Rover ). With 2 inch defroster hose and a good Kodiak heater your front window will always be ...
by island dormy
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: window defrost hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 443

Re: window defrost hoses

Hi troy

The original style are still available, you know the black ones with the silver strip that winds around the hose. They are available in 1.25 1.50 and 2 inch. I just have to remember where I saw them advertised. I need some for my new Dormobile.

Victor
by island dormy
Tue May 22, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2532

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018

Hi Bill

Sorry do to the low interest in T- Shirts ( 1- One ) they will not be happening this year. The order had to be this Friday, basically thats 2 days from now.

See you at the rally.

Victor
by island dormy
Thu May 03, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: May 6th Old English Car Club of Victoria Restoration Fair
Replies: 4
Views: 497

Re: May 6th Old English Car Club of Victoria Restoration Fair

Hi guys Sorry I am going to miss this one, works getting in the way. On a different note the printing on this new web page format is just to small for me to read so I am probably not going to be coming on here until it gets changed. Have fun at the show Sunday, its always a good one. Victor
by island dormy
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: May 6th Old English Car Club of Victoria Restoration Fair
Replies: 4
Views: 497

Re: May 6th Old English Car Club of Victoria Restoration Fair

Hi Dixono The official start time says 10:00 but you will not get in if you come that late, it really fills up fast in there. We are planning to leave from the Dog House parking lot in Duncan at 7:45 am to head down. (Dave if you are reading this that's 7:45 not 6:45 ) Hope to see you there, weather...
by island dormy
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 773

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

Hi

Thanks for working on this I did figure out how to make the font bigger.

Victor
by island dormy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 773

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

Hi guys

Thanks for working on this.

A little bigger print might be nice for us old guys.

Victor 1962 Dormobile
by island dormy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: May 6th Old English Car Club of Victoria Restoration Fair
Replies: 4
Views: 497

May 6th Old English Car Club of Victoria Restoration Fair

Hi Guys

I guess this will be our next Island event. Not much four wheeling involved but it is a fun day with lots of fine British automobiles to look at. See you there.

Victor 1962 Dormobile

http://www.oecc.ca/sib/events/restoration-fair-poster
by island dormy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Who heading over to Founders day this year?
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Re: Who heading over to Founders day this year?

Hi Stuart
We will get your seats back to Duncan.

Hi Matt See you in line. Bring your Ham radio we can gossip back and forth on the long drive to Chilliwack. Which Rover are you bringing?

Victor 1962 Dormobile ( Sadly the Dormobile will not be coming but I am)
by island dormy
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island trip this summer - some advice
Replies: 10
Views: 851

Re: Island trip this summer - some advice

Okay

Just wanted to make sure you were aware of the rally it is a fun family event. I believe all the ladies will be going to visit the local wineries on Saturday while the boys are off 4x4ing.

Victor 1962 Dormobile
by island dormy
Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island trip this summer - some advice
Replies: 10
Views: 851

Re: Island trip this summer - some advice

Hello

Why don't you come over for the Vancouver Island Land rover Rally June 8,9 and 10th? Scroll down for more info.
So far nobody has replied but we have had up to 25? Rovers attending in years past.

Victor 1962 Dormobile
by island dormy
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Who heading over to Founders day this year?
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Who heading over to Founders day this year?

Hi Guys

Only 9 more sleeps till Founders Day Saturday April 14th, so whos heading over from the Island? So far I know of one Rover which will be on the 7:00 am. ferry out of Victoria Saturday morning.

Victor 1962 Dormobile
by island dormy
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1960s Rover grill badge $25
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Re: 1960s Rover grill badge $25

Hi again

I thought this was sold but I guess not.

Still Available.

Victor 1962 Dormobile

Now SOLD
by island dormy
Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: SOLD...Land Rover Series 3 Dormobile w/200tdi
Replies: 20
Views: 5103

Re: Land Rover Series 3 Dormobile w/200tdi

Hi Brian

I can not text you but will call you this evening.

Thanks.
by island dormy
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: SOLD...Land Rover Series 3 Dormobile w/200tdi
Replies: 20
Views: 5103

Re: Land Rover Series 3 Dormobile w/200tdi

Hi Brian

I have sent you a email but Shaw cable seems to be having some technical difficulties. Did you get it?

Thanks Victor