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by acg
Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Another Wolf for sale from Suffield
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Another Wolf for sale from Suffield

This was in the Canadian Tire in Chilliwack last week. My friend who works there took the pics.
by acg
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Stripping 03 Disco for parts
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: Stripping 03 Disco for parts

I am interested in the SAI pump, headlamps, SLAB ECU. Can you text availability and price to me at six-zero-four 379-2600 please? Thx
by acg
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Whipsaw and Beyond Off-Road Adventure 29th-31st Aug
Replies: 4
Views: 368

Re: Whipsaw and Beyond Off-Road Adventure 29th-31st Aug

I posted the ReLive 3D tracks in the Members section.
by acg
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Church on Sunday - Aug 9th 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 494

Re: Church on Sunday - Aug 9th 2020

Great pics and drone videos!
by acg
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Church on Sunday - Aug 9th 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 494

Re: Church on Sunday - Aug 9th 2020

Andy,

Thanks for organizing another excellent outing on this glorious sunny day!

Here is the Relive video of our run. I incorporated your three pics above in the 3D route:

https://www.relive.cc/view/vQvxZVYxgB6
by acg
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Cancelled for 2020 Vancouver BC to Tuktoyaktuk trip - planning
Replies: 24
Views: 725

Re: Cancelled for 2020 Vancouver BC to Tuktoyaktuk trip - planning

Jake,

I am sorry, this trip is not going to be in the books for me this year. My family and I have too many things going on with the COVID situation and work, including 3 kids at home. All the best on your trip!
by acg
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th
Replies: 24
Views: 1231

Re: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th

Marty,

Thanks for the heads up! All fixed and I added a few more videos to post #18.
by acg
Fri Jul 17, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th
Replies: 24
Views: 1231

Re: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th

Here are my videos.... DAY 1 - Starting off-roading - Stu LR3: https://youtu.be/DHdTxLeOcE0 DAY 2 - We hit snow at the Jesmond Fire Tower Lookout point: https://youtu.be/Zk3W-yMdtX4 DAY 2 - Andy D crossing Gaspard Lake creek: https://youtu.be/mJxPOOCSFmA DAY 2 - Me crossing Gaspard Lake creek (video...
by acg
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th
Replies: 24
Views: 1231

Re: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th

Andy,

Always a pleasure to do this for our club! I added your above pics to the Relive videos.
by acg
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th
Replies: 24
Views: 1231

Re: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th

Andy: thanks for organizing this trip! It was epic and memorable.

Trip mates: It was a pleasure to meet everyone. Relive 3D tracks posted in the Members section. Enjoy!
by acg
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for 2003 Discovery Crankshaft Pulley
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Looking for 2003 Discovery Crankshaft Pulley

landcrabmechanic wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:01 pm
It is only a dust singer to protect the seal. Not really required.
Thank you. The original pulley is now back on the truck without the collared protector.
by acg
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th
Replies: 24
Views: 1231

Re: "Isolation" 4 Day Off-Road Adventure July 11th-14th

Andy,

Please count me in. I may only be able to make it a 3 day outing. My company has scheduled an important all day Webex conference on Tuesday, July 14th, This means I will need to head home on Monday. I will know for sure next week on my final plans.
by acg
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for 2003 Discovery Crankshaft Pulley
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Looking for 2003 Discovery Crankshaft Pulley

I am looking for a 2003 Discovery crank shaft pulley. My current one is busted. The arrowed part separated from my current pulley. Urgently need in Chilliwack. Please let me know if you have one available. Thanks!
by acg
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Ham Radio Purchase and Installation
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Ham Radio Purchase and Installation

Hi Richard,

Thanks for your kind offer. I will certainly seek your help when I decide on the unit to purchase.
by acg
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Ham Radio Purchase and Installation
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Ham Radio Purchase and Installation

Thanks Stewart!
by acg
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Ham Radio Purchase and Installation
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Ham Radio Purchase and Installation

I have a Ham license. I have been using a handheld BaoFeng unit for the past few years. However, it is time to get an actual powered unit installed in my truck. Unfortunately, I am not an expert on ham radios and installation. I tried calling Burnaby Radio and there has been no answer. Their voice m...
by acg
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Rebuilding Duffy
Replies: 6
Views: 268

Re: Rebuilding Duffy

Give Darin a call at Balmer Fab in Abbotsford. He is a one person smaller job and is willing to take on unique jobs. He has done some work for Roverlanders:

https://www.balmerfab.com/home

Good luck on your project!
by acg
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Off-Road Events for June 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 692

Re: Off-Road Events for June 2020

What a fun weekend with great company! Once again, thanks to Andy for leading the group. I enjoyed myself and the trek in the snowfall was a sight to behold this late in the year.
by acg
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Mobile Tool Carrier
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Mobile Tool Carrier

Good one!
by acg
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: St Paddy’s at Porteau Cove - 11am Sat March 14th 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 724

Re: St Paddy’s at Porteau Cove - 11am Sat March 14th 2020

The moons are aligned! No family or work commitments. I will be there!
by acg
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Recommended travelling toolkit and parts.
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: Recommended travelling toolkit and parts.

Great idea to stock up on spare parts and tools.

A pdf copy of the RAVE in your phone or a thumb drive in the glove box

I also suggest BCAA membership as a secondary backup :)

Up to 320 km of towing assistance depending on the membership level
by acg
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 946

Re: Chilliwack Club Run - Sunday Dec 29th 2019

Sorry to miss everyone again, especially when it is in my backyard. We are currently in WA state spending Christmas with our family. Hope everyone has a good outing!
by acg
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Parts pick-up at NWC
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Parts pick-up at NWC

Greg, I may be at the NW Challenge event as a non-participant, possibly a volunteer. It all depends on whether the transfer case in my Disco gets sorted out in time (it is currently sitting in Rovalution). I can hold it for you at my home in Chilliwack. I am planning to do a work trip to Vancouver I...
by acg
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for 16" Factory Alloys for 2003 Disco 2
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Looking for 16" Factory Alloys for 2003 Disco 2

I am currently on 18" wheels on my 2003 Disco 2. Looking to possibly switch over to 16" factory alloys. Looking for 7 wheels (5 for the Disco and 2 for my trailer). Or I can take 5 wheels. Is anyone looking to get rid of their 16" wheels? The wheels have to be off a Disco 2 or P38, not a Disco 1 (di...
by acg
Thu May 23, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2019 Founders Day - Saturday 13th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 16
Views: 1916

Re: 2019 Founders Day - Saturday 13th April - Heritage Park

https://youtu.be/fSx3Yo-FWGQ This video was created as a message to thank our volunteers and sponsors. Unfortunately, my video of the Series-1 trucks (e.g., Marty Rothman) and the 101 cabover was corrupted. It could not be edited into the video. If anyone has a video of these trucks, please send it ...
by acg
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Defender @ Vancouver Auto show 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Re: Defender @ Vancouver Auto show 2019

I believe this is the same truck. Gorgeous indeed!

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=9936
by acg
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: 96 D1 - 2 button remote fobs stopped working
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: 96 D1 - 2 button remote fobs stopped working

Marty,

This is an option which I have seen guys from the other forums use with success:

https://remotekey.co.uk/land-rover/land ... 9956-2000/

Good luck!
by acg
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: The king of Sahara
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: The king of Sahara

Great article Marty! Thanks for sharing.
by acg
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December
Replies: 6
Views: 886

Re: Sunny Club Run - Indian Arm - Sunday 2nd December

Hi Andy,

Thanks for organizing the run. It was fantastic as usual. Great to see everyone again!

Andrew
by acg
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Spotted in Tibet
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: Spotted in Tibet

Cool idea! But he forgot something..... the toilet paper holder! :D

P/S. I hope your trip to Tibet was enjoyable.
by acg
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Clutch Replacement Vancouver Area
Replies: 9
Views: 894

Re: Clutch Replacement Vancouver Area

Why not do it your self, its not hard. Im sure that Rovalution and the other shops do good work, but at the end of the day they are working against the clock and if they can cut corners, they will. Tony, Pretty harsh words about cutting corners. Just trying to understand the context of your comment...
by acg
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Arctic Circle
Replies: 7
Views: 948

Re: Arctic Circle

Congrats to you, Chris and Pippa!!!
by acg
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 1413

Re: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October

Hi Andy,

My truck is still in the shop awaiting the arrival of my transfer case from the UK. It looks like I am not going to be able to make it this weekend. Enjoy the run!
by acg
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2837

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Bill E. wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:20 pm
Wishful thinking I'm afraid. Andrew told us he already deleted the Rotoflex. Hopefully he'll dial in and tell us the diagnosis, I'm also interested.
It was the transfer case which was falling apart internally. An Ashcroft replacement is on its way from the UK.
by acg
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October
Replies: 15
Views: 1413

Re: Wheels Event - Off-Road Run - Sat, 6th October

Hi Andy,

I would live to join in on the run assuming that I can get my truck sorted out in the next couple of weeks. Thanks!
by acg
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Defender 147 Pickup
Replies: 1
Views: 603

Defender 147 Pickup

I was in Rovalution a couple of weeks ago and saw this gorgeous 147 Defender pickup. I chatted with the owner Mike. This is a beautiful truck. He spared no expense in customizing the truck, e.g., I recollect teak or some form of hardwood for the floorboard inn the pick up body. I mentioned Founders ...
by acg
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2837

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Once again, a shout out to Andy for leading a great trip. Sorry I had to bug out a day earlier. I was able to make to make it to Rovalution and left the Disco there. Rob was kind enough to give me a ride home. Thanks Rob!
by acg
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2837

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Andy,

Thanks for the info. See you this Sat!
by acg
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2837

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

Hi Andy,

I have a gas guzzling 4.6 V8. Do you think I will need to bring extra petrol?

Thanks!
by acg
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4
Replies: 32
Views: 2837

Re: High Country Adventure - Sept 1-4

I am looking forward to this run!
by acg
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Bridgestone Dueller 255/70R18 (Set of 4 tires for $100 total)
Replies: 0
Views: 629

Bridgestone Dueller 255/70R18 (Set of 4 tires for $100 total)

Bridgestone Dueller 255/70R18. The set of 4 tires for $100 total (they retail for over $200 EACH at Canadian Tire). Lots of tread left. Not using them as I ended up going to a different tire size. I need my garage space back! My cell number is 604 - three seven nine - two six zero zero if interested...
by acg
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Disco 2 Build
Replies: 7
Views: 951

Re: Disco 2 Build

Balmer Fab in Abbotsford has a set of Disco rock sliders available for sale. The info is in a July 5th post:

https://www.facebook.com/BalmerFabrication/

I have a set of his sliders and it is very well made.
by acg
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 2 inch lifts for Discovery 2
Replies: 5
Views: 576

Re: 2 inch lifts for Discovery 2

This is my Disco with 275/65R18 (32") on the 2" lift: http://roverlanders.bc.ca/gallery/view_photo.php?set_albumName=album656&id=DSC_7805 (Thanks to Dave V for use of this pic) This is the largest tire which I could run without encountering major rubbing issues on the front wheel. 2" lift is the mos...
by acg
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 3746

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

My kids and I had a great time! Thanks to the Vancouver Island crew for making our trip so enjoyable!!!
by acg
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Vancouver Island rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2433

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

Hi, just checking in with the Roverlanders from the mainland side... what time are you planning to take the ferry? I am planning to take the 3.15 pm Twassassen - Duke Point ferry on Friday.
by acg
Tue May 29, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Vancouver Island rally In The Valley June 8,9&10 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2433

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

My 3 sons and I plan to be there!
by acg
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Important Message for All Forum Members
Replies: 9
Views: 1193

Re: Important Message for All Forum Members

Marty,

Thanks for volunteering your time on managing the website. I like the new look and feel.
by acg
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: 2018 Founders Day - Saturday 14th April - Heritage Park
Replies: 30
Views: 4648

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

Here is a video: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=kqr7koHbCiw Please thank and support the donors who made this event possible: 4WDABC Atlantic British Backroads Mapbooks Balmer Fabrication BC Overland Rally NW Overland Rally Fjallraven Global Roamerdrive Hesp Automotive Kakadu Camping Lake...
by acg
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April
Replies: 18
Views: 1868

Re: Snowflake Chase Off-Road Run Sunday 15th April

Carl, thanks again for spotting me on the overhang!