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by ANDYD
Sun Oct 02, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 2.5 Diesel conversion
Replies: 6
Views: 1733

Diesel conversion...

Hi Devin, I'm sure there is a couple of club members who have personaly done this very conversion......so while we wait for them to share their wisdom, here is some interesting reading from the East Coast Rovers site, when they put a TDI into a series truck. http://www.eastcoastrover.com/SIIITdi.htm...
by ANDYD
Sat Oct 01, 2005 11:38 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Discovery Heater Mystery
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Check engine light...

Hi Greenbank, Good to hear your heater is working again, lets hope it stays that way! I believe that you have two warning lights, 1. Check engine light. 2. Service Engine light. Here is some info on both. Check Engine Light On the 4.0/4.6, the Check Engine light acts as the "MIL" (Malfunction Indica...
by ANDYD
Fri Sep 30, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Okanagan Run!
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Paypal .....

Hi Jim, Here is the Paypal link, you will need your password & your email to enter. https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin Anyone wanting to pay will have to have a account set up also & just click on the "pay" link & enter your email & hey presto...money is transfered. We had a great week end up in your ne...
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 29, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: VHF radio course
Replies: 32
Views: 7510

VHF course...

Calling Kris, calling Kris...Over
Hi Kris count me in the VHF course...Over
Thanks....Over & Out

Andy :D
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 29, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Discovery Heater Mystery
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Disco Heater...

Hi again Greenbank, It seems like the first thing you should try is bleeding any air out that may be stuck in the heater. I asked a friend who has a Disco how he bleeds the coolant system & this is how he does it; "The simplest method is to remove the radiator cap,place a 6 inch funnel firmly in the...
by ANDYD
Wed Sep 28, 2005 10:37 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Discovery Heater Mystery
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Disco heater...

Hi Greenbank, Welcome to the forum. If your lucky its just trapped air that needs bleeding out from the heater (from the last coolant change that wasn,t done right). -Do you have any warm air at all (on the windsheild)? -Does the blower fan work on all speeds? -Lift the carpet under the heater area ...
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:33 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Range ROver Bumper Almost Complete - See Pics!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1026

Range Rover Classic Rear tyre swing-out holder

Hi James, Nice job you did of making the swing-out tyre holder. Seems to work well. For anyone wondering why not keep the spare tyre in its factory storage area (left hand rear cargo area) the problem starts when you change your tyres to bigger than stock size (mine are 235-85-16 BFG Mud Terrain) wi...
by ANDYD
Thu Sep 22, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: car stuck girls-should we organize rescue?
Replies: 1
Views: 800

Stuck in Mud....

Wow, what a beautiful 110......
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:26 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Okanagan Run!
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Whatcom Road departure at 5pm Friday....

Hi Guys & Gals,

So there is a few of you heading up earlier on Friday.

I will be on the 5pm departures from Whatcom road, I believe Kris is also. Who else is planning on the 5pm departure so we know who to look out for & who to expect???

Roll on the weekend.... :D

Cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:30 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Discovery - locking the center diff.....
Replies: 4
Views: 2885

Discovery - locking the center diff.....

I found this interesting info on another web site, I have never heard of this simple way of locking the Discovery center diff before. Has anyone done this before & can confirm it actually works? Andy Question: I have an 2001 Discovery 2. can the diffs be locked. i do not have a way to do it from ins...
by ANDYD
Mon Sep 12, 2005 12:47 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Okanagan Run!
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Sounds like fun...

Hi Jim,
Count me in, I would love to come along :D
AndyD
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 26, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Rover Landers newsletter......
Replies: 1
Views: 677

Rover Landers newsletter......

Hi Dave & Pam,

Great job of the latest newsletter, lots of great reading.
(saved me needing to buy the LR International mag this month)

Its sure been a busy year, didn't realise how busy until I read back through all our past trips! (& its only Aug)

nice work, 8)
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Aug 08, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Overnight Run
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

Harrison / Hale Creek photos have been posted in the Gallery

Harrison / Hale Creek trip report Three trucks started out Saturday Morning for what was going to be a run up to the Hotsprings north of Harrison Lake. A nice lunch stop on the beach at Hale Creek followed by a couple of mishaps led us to cancel the trip. :shock: The pictures say it all. All things ...
by ANDYD
Fri Aug 05, 2005 12:00 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: West Harrison Overnight Run
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

West Harrison Lake......

Hi Dave,

Sounds like fun, see you at 10am on Sat morning.

Anyone else planning to join us?

Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Aug 01, 2005 11:50 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: August Rover Landers Meeting......
Replies: 1
Views: 733

August Rover Landers Meeting......

It was metioned at the last meeting that maybe it would be a good idea to bump the August monthly meeting forward one week (from 18th to 11th). This was for two reasons, firstly a good number of the normal attendee's would be on the McKenzie run on the 18th Aug. Secondly, the 11th would act as a goo...
by ANDYD
Wed Jul 27, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Whipsaw notice boards.....
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Whipsaw notice boards.....

Just wanted to thank Shawn for a fine job done making up the backing boards for all the signs we posted, they were even fully painted "enviroment pleasing" dark green.... 8) Great job Shawn http://orca.bcnewsgroup.com/gallery-photos/albums/album157/18_Kris_Shawn_mounting_the_Ministry_of_Forests_sign...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 26, 2005 3:01 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Pictures of Mark
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

Clutch in bits........

YIKES!

I have never seen the diaphram come apart like that before! :shock:

Do Maxi-Drive do clutch plates? :lol:

Nice job of supplying the trailer Kris, we could of never hauled all that junk out of there without you & your trailer.

Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 25, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Pictures of Mark
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

Broken but still smiling.......

Hi Leanna,

I felt bad for Mark...one thing breaking after another! And nearly breaking his nose too!

But I have to say, I was amazed, he kept going & kept smiling throughout We should award him the "spirt of adventure whilst still smiling" trophy :wink:


I hope he didn't get home too late?

Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Jul 25, 2005 10:15 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: next Whipsaw Run!!
Replies: 59
Views: 7710

Herd of Rovers...

Hi Wes,Grahem Great photos :D Sorry to hear about the blown hub. How many times did you have to tug him up? Like you said before, now we can put faces to all the names.It was good to chat around the fire on Saturday night. I bet Grahems girls were tired by the time he finally got home! See you on th...
by ANDYD
Fri Jul 22, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: next Whipsaw Run!!
Replies: 59
Views: 7710

Lodestone Lake for lunch....

Hi Paul, Lodestone Lake for Brunch / Lunch it is. It just made sense as everyone is converging together on Saturday morning that we all have a centralized point to meet. It sounds like we can all be there by 1pm, we then can leave as a group from Lodestone Lake. Robin, do you feel you can find your ...
by ANDYD
Thu Jul 21, 2005 10:59 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: next Whipsaw Run!!
Replies: 59
Views: 7710

Whatcom road at 5pm.......

Hi Guys, Just returned from the Roverlanders meeting at Vanier Park, it was a beautiful evening watching the sun go down over English Bay whilst talking about LR's Shawn, I will meet you at 5pm at Whatcom road, (and anyone else who is leaving at that time?) pick up the posts from Dave & then we can ...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: next Whipsaw Run!!
Replies: 59
Views: 7710

Whipsaw head-count......

Ok, so I count Shawn, Derek, Wes? & me for Friday departure, are we all meeting at 5pm at Whatcom rd? Then up to Coalmont. Dave will meet us at 5pm to hand over the posts? Kris & Mark are coming up Saturday morning, meeting us at Coalmont campsite. Then we will procede up to Wells (Twin) Lakes for S...
by ANDYD
Tue Jul 12, 2005 9:19 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Travelling through BC July 16-30th
Replies: 0
Views: 1136

Travelling through BC...

Hi Colin, Sounds like a great trip! Its a shame, you go through Princeton just a few days before our club run up there heading to the Whipsaw trail. It would of been a great little detour for you. Not sure Hertz would agree :shock: Its a little rough in spots Did Dave tell you how to bypass (off-roa...
by ANDYD
Sun Jul 10, 2005 10:44 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Journey across Australia
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Welcome home......

Hi Ray, Great photos & a great sounding trip. I did a trip from Fraser Island up to Cape Tribulation (NE coast) in 1992 in an old ex-military 110. It was a lot of fun & adventure. Now after reading about your trip & looking at your photos...makes me want to go back for more :D Did you bring your tru...
by ANDYD
Sun Jul 10, 2005 11:22 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Whipsaw 23 July
Replies: 19
Views: 3994

Front recovery points....

Hi Paul, I have installed a strong "tow hitch" style front recovery point. It can also be used for high-lift jacking point. Another reason for this is I have a "mobile" 9000 Warn winch that can be move front or back of the vehicle, but stored inside when not in use. So....no more ripping off the bus...
by ANDYD
Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Whipsaw 23 July
Replies: 19
Views: 3994

Whipsaw ........

I will be coming along again, lets hope for sunshine 8)

Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Jul 09, 2005 11:53 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: next Whipsaw Run!!
Replies: 59
Views: 7710

Whipsaw signs......

Hi Guys,

I have a load of 1ft zap-straps I can bring along if needed?
They can be daisy chained together to be longer if required.

These signs sound quite flexible, will they need a backing board?
.. or two posts, one at each side, to stop them bending in the wind?


Andy
by ANDYD
Sun Jul 03, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: IMAX African safari Land Rover.....
Replies: 0
Views: 703

IMAX African safari Land Rover.....

I went down to see the Wild African Safari in 3D at the Canada Place IMAX this morning, it was a great show. They are exploring off-road in an open top 110 Land Rover through the wilds of South Africa tracking different wild animals. If you are into Africa, wild animals, Land Rovers, exploring....th...
by ANDYD
Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Transfer case transplant
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

Tranny swap....

Hi Andrew,
Sorry, I would love to help but family duties have me all booked up!

It would be great if you could take some photos thru-out, I would like to see how it all turns out.

Good luck,

Andy :D
by ANDYD
Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:05 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Thursday's meeting - Rickys or Ft Langley
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Thursday's meeting - Rickys or Ft Langley

Hi Dave,
What was the final decision on location of this months meeting?

The forcast is cloudy, with sunny breaks, with 40% chance of showers...a right mixed bag! :?

cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon Jun 13, 2005 10:47 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: OME swap
Replies: 0
Views: 854

Old Man Emu.....

Hi Mark, I put them on my 91RR, swapped stock springs & shocks for the OME set up. Here is my old post; "Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2004 9:09 pm Post subject: Old Man Emu Shocks and Springs -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have had a few people ask me how I...
by ANDYD
Tue Jun 07, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: wanted 1993 range rover classic.
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

1988 is out in front.....

Well, with only 10 votes being cast so far, it looks like 1988 is the clear favorite. Does this mean we have 246 "dont-knows"?.... :lol:
by ANDYD
Tue Jun 07, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Badger Elevation profile.
Replies: 12
Views: 1968

RAM GPS set up...

Hi Dave, Sounds like your selling just what I need to get set up......the problem I have is I just blew my quarterly budget on a fancy new Canon digital camera! ......Dooooh, so many toys, so little cash flow! John, thanks for the offer, I would love to drain your brain of useful tips...help me get ...
by ANDYD
Sun Jun 05, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Badger Elevation profile.
Replies: 12
Views: 1968

GPS...Laptops....etc..

Thanks Rik & Paul for the info & links, looks like a great place to browse! Ahh..the bent Brush bar :cry: ....I was thinking to myself, how to try & straighten this. Then it came to me in a flash, I removed it from the RR, laid it on the floor, chocked it up with some wood & ran over it with the Ran...
by ANDYD
Sun Jun 05, 2005 10:59 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Badger Elevation profile.
Replies: 12
Views: 1968

Nice set-up......

Hi Paul, I love the set up you had last weekend & now I've seen the chart & data results I'm really getting hooked! I'm interested on how the new GPS antenna (roof mounted) performs over the dash mount GPS? Is there such a thing as a Laptop mount? If you dont have a passenger to hold on to it, it wo...
by ANDYD
Mon May 30, 2005 9:21 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: We are back
Replies: 11
Views: 1965

I'm Home..

I rolled into Steveston at 2am, tired & weary but still smiling from all the fun on the Whipsaw trail! We finaly came off the end of the trail near Princeton just as darkness fell (9.45pm) It was one snow bank after another on the last third of the trail. Just amazing what we went through & managed ...
by ANDYD
Fri May 27, 2005 9:18 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Whipsaw!
Replies: 13
Views: 2068

CB Channel 4

Lets go with our normal CB channel 4

Looks like the weathers on our side this weekend! So I guess we will need Sun screen & snow shovels :lol:

should be a lot of fun,

Andy
by ANDYD
Fri May 20, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Whipsaw!
Replies: 13
Views: 2068

Whipsaw......

Count me in, see you at Whatcom rd on Friday,

Andy :D
by ANDYD
Thu May 19, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Green NAS Defender in Steveston...
Replies: 0
Views: 978

Green NAS Defender in Steveston...

I spotted Les in his green NAS Defender whizzing through Steveston on Wednesday.....

It was looking way, way too shiney :shock:

Time to get that machine muddy Les :wink:

Andy
by ANDYD
Mon May 16, 2005 11:41 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: RR & 24 spline axles.
Replies: 1
Views: 867

RR 24 spline

Hi Greg, I believe that the change to 24 spline was between 1992/93. I have been told that when ABS became standard then so did the 24 spline. Here is a link with more info & some photos that ID the two different types by just looking at the hubs; http://www.eastcoastrover.com/Axles.html Good luck, ...
by ANDYD
Thu May 12, 2005 12:06 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Merchandise
Replies: 12
Views: 2016

Surrey / Berks border...

Hi Dchsw,

That's a nice spot, handy for Heathrow Airport! :D

My family is from Walton-on-Thames, not too far from you, although I grew up in Chelsmford, Essex.

When are you heading over to Canada?

cheers,
Andy
by ANDYD
Mon May 09, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: swivel housing
Replies: 0
Views: 805

Swivel housing...

Hi Jack, From what I can remember from my series days...... The swivel housings with the arm on top were for axels with pendant type ball joints. The swivel housings with the arm on the bottom were for axels with non-pendant type ball joints. Maybe the current Series owners can supply more info??? I...
by ANDYD
Mon May 09, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Merchandise
Replies: 12
Views: 2016

The MotherLand....

HI Dchsw

Where abouts are you in the MotherLand???

cheers,
AndyD :D
by ANDYD
Sun May 08, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: VAN DUSEN GARDENS
Replies: 2
Views: 1423

Vandusen

Hi Rick,
I was reading all about it this morning at this link, you can register on-line, just scroll to the bottom;

http://www.westerndriver.com/abfm2004.html

Its the 20th Anniversary meet so should be a good size!

Cheers,
Andy
PS. The Cranberry wine was excellent, thanks again :D
by ANDYD
Fri May 06, 2005 9:18 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Merchandise
Replies: 12
Views: 2016

Merchandise...

Hi Dave,
I would love to help out, lets chat about it at the meeting,
Andy :D
by ANDYD
Thu May 05, 2005 9:58 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: New LR3's
Replies: 5
Views: 1917

LR3......

I have to say, when I first saw the new LR3, I thought YIKES! It looked like a bigger version of that ugly new Honda they have out now. But...as I see more photos, ad's & write ups I am finding myself slowly drawn to them. Its true they are very square, but show me a older traditional LR (that we al...
by ANDYD
Sun May 01, 2005 3:40 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Sunshine Coast photos...
Replies: 0
Views: 1072

Sunshine Coast photos...

Hey, They are great photos is the Gallery from the Sunshine Coast run last weekend!

Is there more photos to come? (hint, hint,... Dave & Shawn....) :P

cheers,
Andy :D
by ANDYD
Sat Apr 30, 2005 9:34 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Lots of vibration.
Replies: 4
Views: 1241

Vibration from the driveshaft.

This may be an obvious observation, but just thought I'd mention it; Was the driveshaft removed & replaced before the vibration started? If yes, did you re-install the driveshaft the right way around? If they have been worn in for many years one way around, then they are put in the other way around ...
by ANDYD
Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:46 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 101FC Land Rover through the rough stuff....
Replies: 1
Views: 809

101FC Land Rover through the rough stuff....

Here is a nice picture of a 101FC LR being pushed alongthe trail!! :shock:

http://landroversonly.com/forums/attach ... =718&stc=1


Looks like a lot of fun! :D

Andy
by ANDYD
Sat Apr 16, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: wanted 1993 range rover classic.
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Range Rovers......

Personaly, I prefer the 1990 - 1992 Range Rovers, they have a few added important improvements that the earlier RR's didn't have, yet they aren't too fancy like the later ones that have proved a little unreliable when the going got tough (like the early Electronic Air Suspension). I would say if you...