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by ANDYD
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3707

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

Hi Andyd We are selling our LR Discovery 2004 and I was wondering if during the event you will have a message board or any other means of advertising or trading? Thanks Oriana Hi Oriana, Posting it here is the best message board. You are welcome to bring your Discovery along and put it into the sho...
by ANDYD
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Who heading over to Founders day this year?
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Re: Who heading over to Founders day this year?

Hi All, Final Countdown to Founders Day, looking forward to seeing lots of Islanders there on Saturday to celebrate Land Rovers 70th Anniversary. This year there is the option to camp out onsite and head back on Sunday morning or if feeling adventurous, take in the Sunday off-road run and take the l...
by ANDYD
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3707

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

Hi All, Final Countdown to Founders Day, looking forward to seeing everyone there on Saturday to celebrate Land Rovers 70th Anniversary. Also a reminder, this year as a way to celebrate Land Rovers 70th Anniversary we will be giving away 70 of the Limited Edition Metal / Enamel grill badges to the f...
by ANDYD
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Back into a series one 1955 107”
Replies: 9
Views: 1225

Re: Back into a series one 1955 107”

Cool looking old Land Rover Matt, nice addition to the family. Do you think it was a company truck (logging?) in the past? Quite the winch, must of had a real purpose in the good old days..
by ANDYD
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Swaziland Rovers
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: Swaziland Rovers

Hey Colin, Looks like a great trip! Awesome experience.
Love the photo with the Rhinos and LR's. I'm sure you gave them some good tips on how to get unstuck from that creek
by ANDYD
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 All British Field Meet - Van Dusen Gardens - May 19
Replies: 11
Views: 1775

Re: 2018 All British Field Meet - Van Dusen Gardens - May 19

We are planning to have a good turn out to celebrate Land Rovers 70th birthday :occasion6: There will be extra awards / prizes in the Land Rover section. Bring along your Land Rover, old or new, shiny or scratched! The RL club will be having table / gazebo / social area, so bring your camping chairs...
by ANDYD
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: ‘Yale’ the Series III
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: ‘Yale’ the Series III

Smart looking Rover :occasion5:

Will you be back in BC in time for Founders Day Event 14th April? It would be great to get a close up look around.

cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April
Replies: 18
Views: 1329

Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April

Its a club tradition that we head out on a run the Sunday after Founders Day which we call the Snow Flake Chase What - Light off-road run into the local mountains. Also a good run for beginners and newer trucks. When - Sunday 15th April, meeting at 9.30am. Plan to be back on the highway by 4pm Where...
by ANDYD
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3707

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

Hi All, I hope everyone has been busy getting those old Land Rovers ready, it is now less than two weeks until Founders Day 2018. This is the one big show each year that brings all us Land Rover folk together under one roof so don't miss it! If Chilliwack is not that close to your home consider camp...
by ANDYD
Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Welsh Ratrod....
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: Welsh Ratrod....

Hey Stuart,

You are teasing us right? I bet you purchased this a few months back and you will be driving it into the Founders Day Event on April 14th.

- Andy

PS - my guess is that is a 850cc Austin Mini engine?
by ANDYD
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine
Replies: 16
Views: 1577

Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

Just curious, which Isuzu truck / model has that engine?
by ANDYD
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon
Replies: 60
Views: 9213

Re: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon

I will be getting to that stage soon. Looks good with the hex head bolts, did you re-tap the threads or?
by ANDYD
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 300TDi Oil and fuel filter part numbers
Replies: 7
Views: 795

Re: 300TDi Oil and fuel filter part numbers

Hi Andrew, On my 300TDi I have used Napa Gold 1068 and Cooper ERR3340, typically they cost around $8 - $10 each. Likely not the "best that money can buy" but I change them twice a year, I've been told that FRAM PH43 works well but I haven't tried one myself. Maybe someone else reading this has tried...
by ANDYD
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Blue has a New Custodian.....
Replies: 4
Views: 889

Re: Blue has a New Custodian.....

Hi Deborrah,

Congrats on the new Landy..... I'm sure you will use it more than Eric did over the last year :wink:

Does this mean Chris gets his Red Disco back!

-Andy
by ANDYD
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: 110 hood
Replies: 1
Views: 414

Re: 110 hood

Hi,

Not sure if this is too far away for your search area..... 2 in California, its quite rare to find Defender hoods for sale

https://modesto.craigslist.org/pts/d/la ... 02087.html

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/pts/d ... 52561.html
by ANDYD
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Vancouver Island rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1878

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

Hey Victor,

Thanks for posting the details. Great to hear the Van Isle Event is on again this year, always a really fun weekend.
Looking forward to it,

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Land Rover Series 1 Steering Wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: Land Rover Series 1 Steering Wheel

Hi Kelly, Thanks for the offer. I think I have found one, just need to put the all the parts together to make sure they all fit to one another. I do still need the center horn if you have one. Plus its good to know you have a parts S1, sure I will need a few more bits shortly. Thanks again, cheers, ...
by ANDYD
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon
Replies: 60
Views: 9213

Re: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon

Looking great, just like new! That's some fancy looking pipework.
by ANDYD
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Alternator needed ('96-'99 4.0 V8)
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Re: Alternator needed ('96-'99 4.0 V8)

If it's not totally destroyed you can normally get them rebuilt for around $80 if you are not in a mad rush 2-3 days. New brushes and bearings and there good foe another 100k
by ANDYD
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover-Landers Social Gathering on the beach - Sun 11th March
Replies: 4
Views: 904

Re: Rover-Landers Social Gathering on the beach - Sun 11th M

Thanks to all those who made the effort to come out for our first official 2018 Rover-Landers Social Gathering. We had about 30 visitors throughout the day, with a great assortment of Land Rovers from New Range Rovers, Discovery's, Defenders, RRC and a 101 Forward Control. Beautiful sunny day, great...
by ANDYD
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover-Landers Social Gathering on the beach - Sun 11th March
Replies: 4
Views: 904

Re: Rover-Landers Social Gathering on the beach - Sun 11th M

Good to hear some interest, thanks for the emails and messages.
Please... let us know if your coming out to the Beach Social Gathering or we may not have a Hot Dog saved for you :bounce:

Weather looks great, maybe a little chilly for a swim though!

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Truck Night in America on the History Channel
Replies: 0
Views: 559

Truck Night in America on the History Channel

Spotted on the highlights of the upcoming series on History Channel.
The show premiere was on Thursday, each week they have different set of truck enter the off-road competition. Not sure which week will have the Series LR....
by ANDYD
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3707

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

Hi Chris and Paul, Good to hear you're coming along. Looking forward to seeing your Land Rover at the show. Yes, always looking for willing volunteers, most of the Obstacle course will be built on Friday evening so not sure if that will work for you, otherwise there is always lots to do if you can a...
by ANDYD
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover-Landers Social Gathering on the beach - Sun 11th March
Replies: 4
Views: 904

Rover-Landers Social Gathering on the beach - Sun 11th March

What - Land Rover Club Social Gathering Hot Dog BBQ When - 11am - 4pm Sunday 11th March 2018 Where - Tsawwassen Causeway Beach - drive south on H-way 17 towards the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal, turn left at the traffic light onto Tsawwassen Drive south (at the Tsatsu Gas Station), follow the road arou...
by ANDYD
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Tuktoyaktuk Expedition
Replies: 4
Views: 2285

Re: Tuktoyaktuk Expedition

Hi Ray,

Nice little feature of your Tuktoyaktuk trip in the Off-Road magazine (Feb/Mar edition)

It's a free magazine at your local Lordco if you don't have a copy ....

Andy
by ANDYD
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3707

Re: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

The official 2018 Founders Day poster is out, more information is listed on the poster....
by ANDYD
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 3707

2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park

2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th 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 14th 2018 , once again held at the Heritage Park, Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack. To celebrate Land Rovers 70th Birthday...
by ANDYD
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: It drives me crazy .....
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

Re: It drives me crazy .....

Ha, yep you must be at the wrong one. This Sunny Steveston is all about elevation, I think we are -1m below sea level so all the rain passes over us and dumps when it hits the North Shore mountains or drops down in the Fraser valley. That's my positive thinking anyhow .... Yes, good idea about addin...
by ANDYD
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Land Rover Series 1 Steering Wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: Land Rover Series 1 Steering Wheel

Hi Dean,

That would be awesome, thanks for the scouting it out.

Hi Matt,

Are all your Steering Wheels the ones without the metal spokes?

Thanks,
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: It drives me crazy .....
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

It drives me crazy .....

Hi All, The most asked question on this forum by far is "Where are you located" and it is normally in response to the original poster requesting for something. So... How about we celebrate Land Rover's 70th year by all putting down a location on your profile. It is very simple... -Once logged in, to...
by ANDYD
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series inner steering column
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Re: Series inner steering column

Hi Matt,

This is the steering unit that came with the Vehicle, I see from the manual that's it's likely from an 88 rather than the 86. In your opinion is the later 88 steering unit A more desirable (improved) unit or is the earlier type just as good?

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Series inner steering column
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Series inner steering column

Anyone have a Spare Series Steering Column? I only actually need the Inner Column (no. 35 in the photo) but will take the whole thing if that's what you have .....

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 101 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

101 for sale

Not mine but it would be nice if someone picks it up and brings it to Founders Day .... :wink:

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/ctd/ ... 73255.html
by ANDYD
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Land Rover Series 1 Steering Wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Land Rover Series 1 Steering Wheel

Hi All,

I'm in need of a Series 1 steering wheel for my ongoing project. Doesn't have to be pretty, just functional.

I have attached a photo of the correct type. If you have one or know someone who has one please let me know,

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1570

Re: Visiting Vancouver in March - need some ideas

Hi Bryan, Yes, both Capilano and Lynn have Suspension bridges. Capilano you pay for entrance but there is lots of other stuff going on there. Lynn is free to use and has a visitors center and some nice walks. Lonsdale Quay is a good place to eat and you could get the Seabus over the harbour to Canad...
by ANDYD
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

A quick call to "Rothman's Mobile Welding Unit".. (a very friendly, helpful Rover-Landers Member) and we had the welding on the go! It didn't take long to get the metal sleeve back in place and we also took the opportunity to replace the 3 tabs that support the Front "Breakfast" piece, they had been...
by ANDYD
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

The upwards movement continued, this was going way too easily? Then I realised that the "pop" I heard wasn't the Steering Relay body coming loose but it was actually the welds breaking on the metal tube that the relay sits inside. The top and bottom welds had sheared right off and the sleeve had com...
by ANDYD
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Well, after feeling a new burst of energy from removing the Steering Relay inner parts I decided to have another go at getting the old steering relay body off. With the guts removed I could see that a simple pulling jig could be made with a piece of 3/4" ready-rod through the center of the body and ...
by ANDYD
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Nothing really worth re-using, all very rusty and corroded. The internal replacement parts are not expensive and Jeremy has them all in stock.
by ANDYD
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon
Replies: 60
Views: 9213

Re: '63 S2a 109 Station Wagon

NICE! That's a thing of beauty! Hopefully it will purr like a kitten when running!
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

After another day of good soaking time in penetrating oil and grabbing a bigger hammer I was able persuade the Steering Relay "guts" to fall out the bottom into my rag filled bucket, a lot less drama with the big spring than I was expecting, partially I expect due to the amount of rusty, corrosion t...
by ANDYD
Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

As the Steering Relay body doesn't want to move I decided to see if the Steering Relay inner parts would come out. With bucket positioned underneath I gave it a few good taps downwards and the shaft has started to move down. It moved down about 1 inch before getting stuck again. It did open up at th...
by ANDYD
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

Ray / Martin, Thanks for the tips.. So to clarify, you mean to and spray brake cleaner into the little hole in the top with the hope the old thick grease breaks down and all drains out the little screw hole in the bottom? Would brake cleaner break it down that thin? How would I know how much of the ...
by ANDYD
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 230
Views: 23432

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

Hey Colin, great progress in this cold depressing weather! With all the practice you are getting on Engine rebuilding, I will be dropping mine off to you in a couple of weeks :wink: Regarding the steering components, from what I have read its fine to upgrade to the newer style as long as new style t...
by ANDYD
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project
Replies: 129
Views: 13970

Re: 1956 Series One Rebuild Project

OK, it's time to address the dreaded Steering Relay. It actually turns smoothly and has no play or obvious wear & tear. Originally I was considering just leaving it well alone. On closer inspection I could see that where the upper and lower oil seal sit there is grooves worn into the shaft and its u...
by ANDYD
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Rocky Mountain Spring review
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Re: Rocky Mountain Spring review

I agree, sounds like the distribution company in Sydney Australia needs some customer service training!

Rocky mountain in Canada will match the springs into pairs and they now use all poly bushes.
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series Steering Relay
Replies: 22
Views: 4949

Re: Series Steering Relay

Thanks for the replies. The top fill mod sounds interesting. Yes the BIG spring does worry me a little but after reading back through Dave's thread the way it sounded was that he knocked the inner parts (including the big spring) down into a padded bucket and this method kind of catches everything a...
by ANDYD
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series Steering Relay
Replies: 22
Views: 4949

Re: Series Steering Relay

Thought I would bring this old thread back to life, I tried a similar sized hyd Jack and mine didn't budge at all! Reading back through yours Dave, I think I have the same issue, a steering relay likely packed with old thick grease. I have both top and bottom seals removed and had no oil come out an...
by ANDYD
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1970 2a Upgrades
Replies: 55
Views: 4729

Re: 1970 2a Upgrades

Looking great, nice find!

Thanks for sharing your progress, keep it coming 8)
by ANDYD
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Crossing The Congo
Replies: 2
Views: 775

Re: Crossing The Congo

Thanks for the tip, sounds like a good read.
Is the book name "Crossing the Congo"? Who is the author?