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by island dormy
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Rad
Replies: 8
Views: 128

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: 161
Views: 18429

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: 104

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: 161
Views: 18429

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: 161
Views: 18429

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: 180

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: 180

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: 757

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: 104

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: 146

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: 180

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: 180

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: 757

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: 209

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: 209

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: 209

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: 577

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: 577

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: 577

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: 577

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: 730

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: 0
Views: 158

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: 355

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: 355

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: 2277

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: 441

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: 441

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: 680

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: 680

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: 441

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: 499

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: 780

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: 780

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: 499

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: 468

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: 4942

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: 4942

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
by island dormy
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Vancouver Island rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1505

Vancouver Island rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018

Hello Everyone

All the details for the Vancouver Island Rover Rally this coming June 2018 are now posted on the Island section of the forum.
Keep checking there for any updates on the event.
This is the Islands one big event for the year don't miss it.

See you there.
by island dormy
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2277

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

16TH ANNUAL VANCOUVER ISLAND LAND-ROVER RALLY June 8th, 9th and 10th 2018 First off I would like to thank Greg Sutfin for hosting the first 15 years of the Rally. Actually the thanks should probably go to Erica for letting him host it, anyway thanks to both of you. Okay new hosts for this years rall...
by island dormy
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1951 US army style Jerry can
Replies: 0
Views: 498

1951 US army style Jerry can

This would look great on any old series vehicle. Maybe mount it on one of those World War 2 Land rovers you know the ones that appear in the old movies once in a while.

Victor 1962 Dormobile

http://www.usedcowichan.com/classified- ... n_31388203


SOLD
by island dormy
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1960s Rover grill badge $25
Replies: 1
Views: 468

1960s Rover grill badge $25

Brand new never installed Rover badge. It was mailed out to a new Land rover purchaser here on Vancouver Island in the late 1960s a couple of weeks after he received his new 2a he has no idea why.

Victor 1962 Dormobile

http://www.usedcowichan.com/classified- ... e_31388171

SOLD
by island dormy
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Suggestions for a visit to the island
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Suggestions for a visit to the island

Hello

If you come to the Island June 8,9 and 10th 2018 we will be having our 16th annual Land Rover Rally in the Valley.
New location this year, free camping, great people and lots of Land rovers. All the details will be coming near the end of March.

Victor 1962 Dormobile
by island dormy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mud Day, February 12th
Replies: 8
Views: 1142

Re: Mud Day, February 12th

Hi Everyone Yes it was a great day at least for us rover drivers, not so good for Cory and his motor bike. Just to elaborate on Greg's story a little bit, Greg and I had just made it to the top of the old copper mine slag pile and were admiring the view while waiting for the 3 other rovers to slog t...
by island dormy
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mud Day, February 12th
Replies: 8
Views: 1142

Re: Mud Day, February 12th

Hi Guys Okay it looks like the weather will cooperate (no snow last night so we may be able to get some where) Greg may also come along so we should have our 4 rover minimum. I am kind of thinking this will be a easy day on the mountain so LR-3s should do just fine. See you guys at Tim Hortons at 8:...
by island dormy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Mud Day, February 12th
Replies: 8
Views: 1142

Re: Mud Day, February 12th

Hi Colin

If you have a seat I would like to come along. Hopefully we have more than one rover on the trip this time.
Who else is coming?


Victor 1962 Dormobile
by island dormy
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series 3 2.25 warped exhaust manifold?
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: Series 3 2.25 warped exhaust manifold?

Hi Dixono Sorry the 4 long studs I mentioned to tighten up last are the 4 that hold the intake and exhaust manifolds to each other. They are maybe 3 inches long. There is also a gasket between the 2 manifolds. 4 nuts go on the 4 studs and tighten the 2 manifolds together, these 4 nuts should only be...
by island dormy
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series 3 2.25 warped exhaust manifold?
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: Series 3 2.25 warped exhaust manifold?

Hi Dixono Your question is kind of vague but if you are holding the exhaust manifold up to the block there may be a slight difference between the front and the back of the manifold. After you install a new composite gasket and bolt the intake and exhaust manifolds to the block evenly using a criss c...
by island dormy
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series 2A First Gear Possible Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1746

Re: Series 2A First Gear Possible Issue

Hey Dave

Is there going to be a prize given to who ever comes up with the correct answer?

Just curious. Victor
by island dormy
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Last Island Rover Run of the Year Saturday December 30th
Replies: 19
Views: 2201

Re: Last Island Rover Run of the Year Saturday December 30th

Hi Pragsy Sorry you missed it, I gave over 2.5 weeks notice this time. I can not do much more than that. However do not feel bad, you did not miss much, with over 256 views we still only got 2 rovers to Tim Hortons for coffee and only one Rover actually went out to play in the snow. Thanks for the r...
by island dormy
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series 2A First Gear Possible Issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1746

Re: Series 2A First Gear Possible Issue

Hi Dave Lots of good advice and things to check so far. Here are a few more. Check the oil level! These transmissions have a habit of pumping oil from the main transmission into the transfer case. Since there is no synchro on Reverse 1st or 2nd when you depress the clutch it can take up to 3-4 secon...