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by ANDYD
Thu Apr 14, 2005 10:31 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover all over 2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1072

Rover all over 2005

Rover-all-over Road rally 2005 The whole family all had a excellent day out, it was a lot of fun solving all those interesting clues! Also explored some nice back roads that I didn't know were even there. Thanks Andrew & Dave for all the organizing work & nice "bush-tucker bbq" after the run, cheers...
by ANDYD
Thu Mar 31, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Rover All Over 2005 - POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 3RD
Replies: 9
Views: 2530

This Sunday...

We will be there, looking forward to some sunshine!!
See you on Sunday,

Andy & Jill :D
by ANDYD
Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:00 am
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: Stihl MS 361 Chainsaw raffle.....
Replies: 2
Views: 1797

Stihl MS 361 Chainsaw raffle.....

Anyone know who won that beautiful Stihl Chainsaw in the 4WDABC raffle?

Hopefully it was a Rover-Lander so we can all see it in use soon on the next off-road run! :D

Andy
by ANDYD
Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Starting problems
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Range Rover starting.....

Hi,
This web site is great for RR starting remedies,

http://www.rangerovers.net/rremedies.htm#starthard

Good luck,

Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Mar 28, 2005 9:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 110 project headers
Replies: 1
Views: 1256

Norman Wells to Wrigley

Hi Again, Glad to hear you figured out your header-versus-steering problem. I'm not too familiar with the NWT, but I do know there is a road that runs between Norman Wells & Wrigley, it goes through Fort Norman at the half-way point & follows the Mackenzie river. The road is called "Tulita-Norman We...
by ANDYD
Sun Mar 27, 2005 8:44 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 110 project headers
Replies: 1
Views: 1256

Land Rover Junkie.......

Hi, Nice web site, makes for a lot of interesting reading. I cant say I've had much expierence with the headers your talking about but I do have the same 3.9 & auto tranny box on my 91 RRC. If I can relay any info on the set up as it is in my RR I would be happy to help, Good luck with your project,...
by ANDYD
Fri Mar 25, 2005 9:23 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Mounting side steps on the RRC
Replies: 1
Views: 812

Side steps on a RRC

Hi Colin, I took mine off my 91 RR last year (to give higher ground clearance), my side steps had two brackets each side that went from the side steps to the side of the chassis . They had three fixing points on each bracket which were tapped bolt holes directly to the chassis. I remember one of the...
by ANDYD
Sun Mar 20, 2005 7:58 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: This weekend.... [March 20, 2005]
Replies: 6
Views: 1828

Crickmer Mountain / Stave lake trip...

Hi All,
We had a great run out today, had a lot of fun trying to find the Mt Crickmer trail & playing on the mud at Stave Lake.
Even the weather cleared up for us in the afternoon.
We all headed home with very muddy Rovers & big smiles!!
Trip report & photos coming soon.....
cheers,
Andy D :D
by ANDYD
Fri Mar 18, 2005 7:16 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: This weekend.... [March 20, 2005]
Replies: 6
Views: 1828

Sunday meet...Mt Lehmen road Tim Hortons

OK, so we hashed out some ideas at the meeting on Thursday. We are going to meet this Sunday morning at Tim Hortons at the Mt Lehmens rd exit on highway 1. (the auto-mall turn off - exit 83). Ready to depart 9.30am The first plan is, Dave is trying to get a key for the gate so we can do the "Rolley ...
by ANDYD
Tue Mar 15, 2005 5:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: This weekend.... [March 20, 2005]
Replies: 6
Views: 1828

This weekend...

Saturday or Sunday works for me...

There is a 4WDABC function on the Island on Saturday (on the calendar) so to save conflicting with that maybe Sunday would be a better choice?

But hey, I happy to go with the flow... :D

Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Mar 14, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: This weekend.... [March 20, 2005]
Replies: 6
Views: 1828

This weekend.... [March 20, 2005]

Well, the weather forcast is great, :) the bugs are still asleep, :D the dust is still minimal, :lol: great time to get up in those mountains! Anyone interested in getting out this weekend??? I just wanted to get the ball rolling before the meeting on Thursday so we can finalize details then..... ch...
by ANDYD
Mon Mar 14, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Blue RR on Capilano
Replies: 4
Views: 1915

$4800 For a Range Rover...

Hey, that's a great deal! :shock: Even if it needs attention, anyone wanting a great "hybrid" base vehicle...a series 1 coiler! ....a 90" Bobtail! How about a RR convertable? (sorry to all you die-hard "keep it original" guys)

Its not your RR is it John P? :)

Andy
by ANDYD
Wed Feb 23, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Its Alive!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 827

She's ALIVE...

Congratulations Dave,

Good to hear you're over the peak & its all down hill from here!

"Old Bluey" will be back with us soon! :D

That was a big project, you're a braver man than me, well done!

Andy
by ANDYD
Thu Feb 17, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Squamish on Saturday - SMUD
Replies: 1
Views: 1110

Squamish on Saturday.......

Hi Jason, After meeting in Squamish it will be a short run to the logging road, we will be on the look out for snow & mud (hence SMUD run). Should be fairly light off-roading, I dont think your friends 110 will have any trouble & the kids will probaly love it! If they get to the point where they are...
by ANDYD
Wed Feb 02, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Power steering fluid....
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Power fluid change......

Hi Don,

Thanks for the instructions.
After reading through that I think its going to be a weekend Job!

I will let you know how it go's,

thanks again,
Andy
by ANDYD
Wed Feb 02, 2005 10:39 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Buying Car Insurance in Europe
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

Insurance in Europe...

Hi Soeron If you are starting off in the UK then a popular choice for Insurance travel in europe is the Automobile Association (AA). http://www.theaa.com/services/european_breakdowncover/index.jsp You will need a International Driving License (which you should get before leaving Canada). Also note t...
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 31, 2005 8:18 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Power steering fluid....
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Power steering fluid....

Hi Guys, I am planning on changing the Power steering fluid in my 91 RRClassic. Is it straight forward as draining it from the bottom, then pouring the new fluid into the top? Being from the old Series group I've never had the luxury of changing "power steering fluid" before now! :? So any tips, inf...
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 31, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Land Use Issues and Road Access
Topic: 4WDABC Membership card...
Replies: 2
Views: 1842

4WDABC Membership card...

Hi Guys,
Does the 4WDABC still issue the membership card, sticker, Lordco discount card etc... like they did in previous years?
Just curious, has anyone recieved the "membership kit",
thanks,
Andy
by ANDYD
Fri Jan 28, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Rebuilding A Weber
Replies: 2
Views: 2045

Webber Carb on a 2.25 LR info..

Here is a breakdown sheet on the Webber that some may find useful, http://landroversonly.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=388 http://landroversonly.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=389 http://landroversonly.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=390 http://landroversonly.com/forums/attac...
by ANDYD
Tue Jan 25, 2005 11:54 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: A name
Replies: 38
Views: 6227

Whipsaw crew...

Count me in too....
AndyD
by ANDYD
Fri Jan 21, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Greatest car ever?
Replies: 1
Views: 809

Land Rover clip...

Hey HD,
Nice video clip...
Not sure about that funny accent though :lol:
AndyD
by ANDYD
Sat Jan 15, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: engine cutting out and...
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Back-firing....

Hi Jason, The most common cause of back firing is un-burnt fuel getting through to the exhaust system. So what you need to do is find out why its not burning effiently. I would start by looking at your spark at your contact point inside the distributor cap. (turn the engine over without the distribu...
by ANDYD
Mon Jan 10, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Spotted, Large gathering of Rovers...
Replies: 0
Views: 1201

Spotted, Large gathering of Rovers...

I spotted a huge gathering of Land Rovers in Cloverdale on Saturday :D

Quite the sight to see....... :wink:

Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Jan 09, 2005 11:04 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Snow Flake Chase......The end of the road!
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Snow Flake Chase......The end of the road!

It was an excellent trip out today, lots of snow, a little sun & great company...cheers :D
This was the "end of the road", look closely for the Land Rover!

Image


Andy D
by ANDYD
Tue Jan 04, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: January 8, 2005 Founders Day, AGM & Snowflake Chase, Sun
Replies: 11
Views: 3737

Snow Flake run....

Hi Dave, I was up on Church mountain via Liumchen East FSR(just East of Cultas Lake) on New Years Day, there was snow from the bottom all the way up to where we couldn't go any further (at 18"deep) just before the Lake trail carpark. I also like the idea of the Othello tunnels (always wanted to go t...
by ANDYD
Sat Dec 18, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 1990 Range Rover LWB
Replies: 3
Views: 1265

1990 Classic Range Rover -a lot of vehicle for the money

Hi Derek, This is around the right price for the age, & milage. 1990 is a good choice because it is before they introduced the Air bag lift suspension (started in 1992) This has proved to be a expensive, fairley unreliable supension system on the 92 - 95 RRovers. Things to check, ask for a complete ...
by ANDYD
Wed Nov 24, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Child seat anchors
Replies: 2
Views: 1060

RR classic child seat anchors...

Hi Don, With child seats in the rear seats we were able to hook our child seat anchor onto the rear seat seatbelt mounts that are in the floor just behind the rear seats. Now my child is a little older he wants to sit in the front with Dad (no air bags!) so now I take the anchor strap under the fron...
by ANDYD
Sun Nov 07, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Kodiak Heater
Replies: 2
Views: 1211

Putty....

Hi Richard,
I have had success before with the black / grey window putty that is used for bedding series glass windows to the frames. I found that the local car windsheild replacement places have this stuff readily available, it comes in a roll.
good luck,
Andy :D
by ANDYD
Sun Nov 07, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 8:1 compression and octane ratings
Replies: 5
Views: 1298

Regular Gas

Hi Rob,
I second that, I ran 8 : 1 compression head with a Webber carb, it ran great on regular.
Cheers,
Andy :D
by ANDYD
Fri Oct 29, 2004 9:21 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Funny Video Clip
Replies: 12
Views: 3321

Ouch....!

Ouch....., I bet that hurt big time. A good lesson to have a roll bar & crash helmet!!
Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Oct 23, 2004 3:21 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Sunrise Lake in the dark..
Replies: 0
Views: 730

Sunrise Lake in the dark..

The only thing that could go wrong with our well planned trip is to get to the V rock in the dark... http://landroversonly.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=121&stc=1 At least on the way down it was sunny! http://landroversonly.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=122&stc=1 Is it just me or i...
by ANDYD
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:28 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Whipsaw 1st Oct weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1908

Whipsaw Oct 2nd

Hi 94D-90,
We (three trucks) were looking at getting out-n-about that weekend, do you know a route through Whipsaw! We have never been but have heard lots about it.
Are you still planning to go up there? If so, what day are you heading out?
cheers,
AndyD :?: :?: :?:
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 14, 2004 9:20 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Old Man Emu shocks & springs onto Range Rover Classic
Replies: 3
Views: 1316

OME suspension photos...

Hi Dave,
Long time no-see, how are you doing?
I love the look of the new site, Great job you've done (my wifes not liking the time I spend browsing it!!!)
I will try & get some photos this weekend of the OME gear on the Classic,
'til then,
happy Rovering,
AndyD :lol:
by ANDYD
Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:46 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Old Man Emu shocks & springs onto Range Rover Classic
Replies: 3
Views: 1316

Old Man Emu Suspension on a RR Classic

I have had a few people ask me how I got along with installing OME shocks & springs on my 1991 RR Classic, so I thought I would share it with all. I started with the FAQ on this site, it was very helpful showing part numbers & contacts. I then got quotes from 3 different sources for 4 coil springs, ...
by ANDYD
Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: 101 LIMO-STYLE..
Replies: 0
Views: 1343

101 LIMO-STYLE..

http://landroversonly.com/forums/attach ... d=71&stc=1

Spotted this on the web....sleeps 6, bathroom, shower & workshop! Perfect for a week at Sunshine Coast!!! :lol:
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 02, 2004 2:13 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Power Loss after Idle
Replies: 7
Views: 1734

Power loss & backfire....

Hi Devin, I had the same problem as you describe, so I fiddled with the Webber for weeks with no improvement... What it finally turned out to be was a bad distributor cap & rotary arm. This was causing a weak spark, flooding when idling (seemed to push it through fine when running at faster speeds) ...
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 12, 2004 10:09 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Old Man Emu Shocks and Springs
Replies: 1
Views: 1114

Old Man Emu Shocks and Springs

I have had a few people ask me how I got along with installing OME shocks & springs on my 1991 RR Classic, so I thought I would share it with all. I started with the FAQ on this site, it was very helpful showing part numbers & contacts. I then got quotes from 3 different sources for 4 coil springs, ...