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by rayhyland
Mon May 04, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 15092

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

That's very interesting looking.

Does the Frame have the usual PTO holes?
by rayhyland
Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Koenig PTO driven winch
Replies: 5
Views: 3263

Re: Koenig PTO driven capstan winch

We explored Malaysia with a friend who had one of these on a series 3, it ran all day with no complaint. Really an awesome winch.
by rayhyland
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 15092

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

Dave let me know if you need help to get there, I will probably have my flatbed.
by rayhyland
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Nepal Earthquake
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

Re: Nepal Earthquake

Just heard that Glenn is safe.
by rayhyland
Sat Apr 25, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 15092

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

I don't know if you want mine parked anywhere near yours.

The social media hashtag for our upcoming adventure is #wedontneednostinkingpaint

So that tells you a little of what our truck will look like.

Ray
by rayhyland
Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI
Replies: 7
Views: 3486

Re: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI

Thanks Red.

Julian how much do you charge for new doors?
by rayhyland
Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 15092

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

Hmm, I just looked it up. ABFM. May 16, 2015.

I've never been but sometimes thought of going.
by rayhyland
Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Pol Roger unveils Defender project
Replies: 7
Views: 3470

Re: Pol Roger unveils Defender project

Nicely understated.

I like the white rims.
by rayhyland
Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI
Replies: 7
Views: 3486

Re: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI

We sell re-manufactured crate (turn-key) 200tdi and 300tdi engines to order, and can assist with shipping. As a club member I can give you a 10% discount on our normal retail export prices. Julian Kotting Globallandrovers Long Leys Brickendon Herts, SG13 8PG Skype:- globallandrovers http://www.face...
by rayhyland
Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 88's first road trip since '94
Replies: 9
Views: 2480

Re: 88's first road trip since '94

Is it possible/effective to squirt the oil in from each end on a regular basis, or do you need to pull the leaf-pack apart?
by rayhyland
Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 88's first road trip since '94
Replies: 9
Views: 2480

Re: 88's first road trip since '94

What's the best/easiest way to re-lube leaf springs?
by rayhyland
Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI
Replies: 7
Views: 3486

Re: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI

Think I found a good engine for you. I will try to connect you two via FB messenger.
by rayhyland
Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:03 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 15092

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

It looks amazing. Wonderful job so far Stuart!
by rayhyland
Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI
Replies: 7
Views: 3486

Re: Going to UK, May get a 200TDI

I sent a note to a buddy who has a LR shop in the UK, I'll see what he says.
by rayhyland
Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: NorthWest Overland Rally 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 3504

NorthWest Overland Rally 2015

Just in case anyone wants to convoy down, the NW Overland Rally this year is June 25-28, two hours south of the border. Tomorrow is the last day to register and get the early-bird rate at www.nwoverlandrally.com And I will likely need some additional volunteers, so if any Roverlanders want to volunt...
by rayhyland
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Grizzly Torque Restoration
Replies: 49
Views: 15092

Re: Grizzly Torque Restoration

Looking fantastic!
by rayhyland
Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: seats
Replies: 24
Views: 7458

Re: seats

Dave I will buy the series 1 backs off you if you still have them

Ray
by rayhyland
Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: My Series 1 rebuild
Replies: 31
Views: 11025

Re: My Series 1 rebuild

Nice!
by rayhyland
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: My Series 1 rebuild
Replies: 31
Views: 11025

Re: My Series 1 rebuild

Dave, time for an update...
by rayhyland
Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

Yep. Working on the Carnet and the international drivers licenses this week.
by rayhyland
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 6 day Oregon Loop Trip - Sept 1st to 6th 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 8659

Re: 6 day Oregon Loop Trip - Sept 1st to 6th 2015

Darn. We will already be away. Couldn't do it the week after the NW Overland Rally, when we are already down there?

Just kidding. Have fun!
by rayhyland
Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

still holding air.

Image
by rayhyland
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

Yeah, that's what I figured after looking at vids online. The rivets look pretty well sealed from when I had the rims sand blasted and repainted. So I mounted the tires yesterday. I will monitor the pressure and see if there is any leakage. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/01/1f826e26451110ba...
by rayhyland
Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

Hmm, upon further research on the interwebs, it looks some LR drivers in South Africa put Agri-seal, (which I think is a bit like Green Slime here) in their tubed wheels when they run tubeless tires. I guess in theory it seals any rim seal or rivet leaks the same way it would seal a bead leak or sma...
by rayhyland
Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: The 2015 Defender Import
Replies: 14
Views: 3407

Re: The 2015 Defender Import

A true Land Rover Adventurer Never says Never!!!!! This is what they are now doing in America which is so much easier than dealing with "Homeland Security" and "Customs" You buy yourself a nice Defender in Mexico, like this one... DSCN3405 (2).JPG and you register it where you bought it, so you hav...
by rayhyland
Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

There are michelin tubes in your tires (good tubes), but the tires are tired. If it is any solace, my MOD defender came with tubeless tires on land rover tube type rims, so apparently MOD thinks its fine to run tubeless tires on tube rims. If you need spare wheels to play with I think I have a few....
by rayhyland
Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

My other concern with tubes is that I have had issues with them failing after getting very hot when running highway speeds in the tropics. After 8-10 hours at 50mph on the pavement, with an outside air temp of 33-38 C it's amazing how hot they get. To run a tubeless tire on a Series 1 rim, what woul...
by rayhyland
Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Re: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

I always carry a tube with me on any long or remote trip just in case, but for most repairs (nail or thorn holes) I can plug a tubeless tire in about 5 mins. Patching or replacing a tube takes me half a day in the field.
by rayhyland
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tubeless Rims on a Series 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2966

Tubeless Rims on a Series 1

Hiya,

How hard is it to run tubeless rims on a Series 1? Will a Defender steel rim fit the series 1?

I think it would be a lot easier to deal with tubeless tires on my big trip this year.
by rayhyland
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Tire Weight
Replies: 0
Views: 1188

Tire Weight

Does anyone know how much a 750x16 Michelin XCL weighs?
by rayhyland
Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series II Solex/Weber conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 6705

Re: Series II Solex/Weber conversion

Ha, I missed the second page of the thread! Yes, I will be there, Thanks!!!

Anything you need?

Ray
by rayhyland
Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series II Solex/Weber conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 6705

Re: Series II Solex/Weber conversion

So, just following up if you have ze Vebber working, and if so, are you going to Founders Day?

Cheers

Ray
by rayhyland
Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Dreaming of Defenders
Replies: 2
Views: 1837

Re: Dreaming of Defenders

Nice.

One of the best parts of driving to Tanah Merah near Changi was having your own private beaches on a hot day.
by rayhyland
Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day - Saturday 24th January 2015 at 11am
Replies: 24
Views: 6809

Re: Founders Day - Saturday 24th January 2015 at 11am

ANDYD wrote: Maybe a good Technical display this year would be Ray fitting his Mattracks onto his Paramilitary Defender on the day???
My eventual plan is to have a series 1 on the tracks, being towed by the Defender. But I don't think I will have that ready by Founders Day.
by rayhyland
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day - Saturday 24th January 2015 at 11am
Replies: 24
Views: 6809

Re: Founders Day - Saturday 24th January 2015 at 11am

Does a paramilitary Land Rover count?
by rayhyland
Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series II Solex/Weber conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 6705

Re: Series II Solex/Weber conversion

ha, if they appear to be complete and you don't want them I will happily take them off your hands.

Are you going to the xmas dinner on Thursday?

Ray
by rayhyland
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series II Solex/Weber conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 6705

Re: Series II Solex/Weber conversion

I want to give a complete carb to a shop to have it rebuilt.

What are your plans for yours?
by rayhyland
Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:34 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Founders Day Raffle Draws - Land Rover Cafe Rocking Chair
Replies: 15
Views: 6331

Re: Founders Day Raffle Draws - Land Rover Cafe Rocking Chai

I have a number of past issues of Overland Journal that I will be bringing to hand out. Now that I am not with the Journal full-time I don't have as many as I used to.

I will look to see what else I have as well.
by rayhyland
Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series II Solex/Weber conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 6705

Re: Series II Solex/Weber conversion

dangerboy, do you still have those three Solex carbs?

Ray
by rayhyland
Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

Aimee at the Bateman Foundation sent me some more info about the event: In 1957/58 wildlife artist Robert Bateman and his friend Bristol Foster, director of the British Columbia Provincial Museum (1970 -74) took a round the world journey in a Land Rover. Both documented the trip and captured a world...
by rayhyland
Thu Dec 11, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

I think RBCM means the Royal BC Museum
by rayhyland
Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

Fantastic!

How did you confirm? Rubbed off a bit of paint?

Robert and Bristol are doing a presentation on Jan 28 at the RBCM in Victoria. It's cool that they can also talk about the truck being found!

Cheers

Ray
by rayhyland
Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: RL's Christmas Dinner - Thu Dec 18th at 6.30pm Room now FULL
Replies: 12
Views: 4520

Re: Rover-Landers Christmas Dinner - Thu Dec 18th at 6.30pm

2x Pot Roast for me please, I will be coming with my 14yo son, Liam
by rayhyland
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Military 110 rear spring question
Replies: 7
Views: 2640

Re: Military 110 rear spring question

You can try my progressive springs as well Jake, but as you see, my Rover sits pretty high unless it's well loaded.

I am swapping out to Terrafirma Heavy Duty springs when I get a chance.

Ray
by rayhyland
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

Wouldn't that be wonderful if it turns out to be the Grizzly Torque. When Bristol sold it it went to the southern US; Texas I think. I'll contact Bristol Foster; he's on Salt Spring. I can send my story; I don't know how to post it. Ray, do you want me to send it to your email. And I do have a vide...
by rayhyland
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Hello Roverlanders
Replies: 10
Views: 2944

Re: Hello Roverlanders

Awesome, love your blog! If you are on the mainland you are welcome to come by for a pint and a meal and park in the yard, we are in Chilliwack.

Ray
by rayhyland
Sat Dec 06, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

That's cool. Robert is still an active member of The Explorers Club. I'm sure he would be really excited to hear if that truck turned up.
by rayhyland
Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

OK, I think it's VERY tempting to go and rub a little bit of paint off that blue truck...

Where does that one live? Is it with a club member?
by rayhyland
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude
Replies: 50
Views: 16920

Re: Robert Bateman , a Land Rover dude

Yes please, love to see more.