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by archaeology_student
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Grey discovery 1 - Harrison hot springs resort
Replies: 3
Views: 1798

Re: Grey discovery 1 - Harrison hot springs resort

License plate is 'VA7CSB'.
by archaeology_student
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Grey discovery 1 - Harrison hot springs resort
Replies: 3
Views: 1798

Grey discovery 1 - Harrison hot springs resort

Saw a sweet Grey discovery 1 with black hood and stripes down the sides with 265/75r16's and a safari roof rack with a radio name for the license plate... Who does this belong to?
by archaeology_student
Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Mount Pleasant, Vancouver - Land Rovers are everywhere!
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Re: Mount Pleasant, Vancouver - Land Rovers are everywhere!

Arcades wrote:Why don't you come to the event Thursday night in Richmond?
Already going ;)

Just noticed that there's a tonne of Defenders around here, and a couple of really nice Rangies as well all within my neighbourhood.
by archaeology_student
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:03 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Mount Pleasant, Vancouver - Land Rovers are everywhere!
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Mount Pleasant, Vancouver - Land Rovers are everywhere!

Just wondering who on here lives in Mt. Pleasant area (Broadway and Main)? I have seen about 15 Rovers ranging from LWB Rangies to Discoveries, to Defenders all within about a 5km radius.... didn't realize so many were around here. Wondering if anyone is interested in grabbing a coffee at Turks at 1...
by archaeology_student
Tue May 07, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Seen at Fir and W2nd Ave
Replies: 4
Views: 3132

Re: Seen at Fir and W2nd Ave

I know who that belongs to, helped install the roof rack. It is one of the nicest G4's I have seen and ridden in ;)

A little birdie told me that it may be getting the International HS 2.8 TGV diesel Engine along with an R380 manual transmission in the near future ;)
by archaeology_student
Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: White RR LWB - Mount Pleasant?
Replies: 2
Views: 1677

White RR LWB - Mount Pleasant?

Who has the white RR LWB classic with the skinny nokian mud tires around Mt. Pleasant (Main Broadway area)? It certainly is a nice looking rover! Has a decal for a local metal works, or design works company on the side.
by archaeology_student
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: April - BBQ and Off-Road fun day Sunday 14th April
Replies: 16
Views: 5633

Re: April - BBQ and Off-Road fun day Sunday 14th April

Made it a little late, but it was a great spot (even with some of the impolite dirt bikers). Was nice to see some familiar faces, and meet some new people. Who had the burgundy discovery with the interesting fabricated rear bumper? I like the look of that, and was wondering if there was more info on...
by archaeology_student
Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Discovery Series 1 4.0 V8 'Check Engine' Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1014

Re: Discovery Series 1 4.0 V8 'Check Engine' Question

Oxygen sensors should be replaced every 50-60,000 km... I would replace the lot... NGK 25044 on Amazon, at $50 a piece it's cheap and easy, and improves fuel economy... if the codes are still there afterwards I would look at a new MAF ;) Just replaced my O2 sensors and cleared the codes after my che...
by archaeology_student
Thu Aug 09, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Poison Mountain-China Head-Mud Lakes-Big Bar- Aug 4th-5th
Replies: 16
Views: 5206

Re: Poison Mountain-China Head-Mud Lakes-Big Bar- Aug 4th-5t

Seems like you all had an awesome trip!

I looked through the pictures in the gallery and a photo by Derek Warne caught my eye of a pictograph. Is there a larger resolution I could see of it, and does anyone have any co-ordinates on it?

Cheers,

Shane
by archaeology_student
Sun Nov 15, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Truth in Advertising: BP vs Royal Purple
Replies: 7
Views: 1216

Although the base oils these days actually meet the requirements/specs that synthetics are called for because refining has also come a long way. A synthetic blend can also give you the best of both worlds and you are correct with additives. It boils down to the additives that each manufacturer goes ...
by archaeology_student
Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Propane conversion?
Replies: 1
Views: 772

Thank you for the link aferg. I have been asking around and getting some good quotes on a dual conversion. It is possible, and it's just a matter of deciding whom to go with. I'm looking at a kit from the UK that allows for 70 litres of propane as well as a 33 litre tank for gas. It looks promising ...
by archaeology_student
Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Truth in Advertising: BP vs Royal Purple
Replies: 7
Views: 1216

In the article there's an interesting section that states: "The NAD noted the 1997 OSU Study was “outdated and nothing in the record demonstrated that the formulations of the competitors’ oils were similar to those available for sale on the market today.” Followed by these paragraphs: "NAD also reco...
by archaeology_student
Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Truth in Advertising: BP vs Royal Purple
Replies: 7
Views: 1216

Well I was one of the gullible consumers that fell for the hype and marketing. Before I went through my lubricant technical training courses to truly understand lubes I didn't know any better.

Since hearing this I have had the fluid drained and replaced with a reputable brand.
by archaeology_student
Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Propane conversion?
Replies: 1
Views: 772

Propane conversion?

Just wondering if anyone has done a propane conversion, or knows of anyone with a propane conversion with a Rover (can be any model)?
by archaeology_student
Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Got a netbook? Want to make it a touchscreen?
Replies: 1
Views: 1815

Got a netbook? Want to make it a touchscreen?

Hey,

I thought that I would share this with everyone. If anyone has a netbook and wants to make it a touchscreen, here's how to do it for under $100.

Netbook Touchscreen

I hope that this is of help to some of you
by archaeology_student
Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Who is running Biodiesel in their rover?
Replies: 3
Views: 771

Who is running Biodiesel in their rover?

Just curious to know who is running biodiesel in their rovers?
by archaeology_student
Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Land Rover's Our Planet campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 619

Land Rover's Our Planet campaign

Got this message from Facebook.

"Land Rover started the 'Our Planet' campaign to reduce gas emissions. Have you or anyone from your group heard of it?

The website is http://tinyurl.com/3e8gws

We'd appreciate a mention of this programme to the members of your group."
by archaeology_student
Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Couples Adventure?
Replies: 0
Views: 949

Couples Adventure?

Hey, I was just wondering if anyone would be interested in a couples adventure weekend? Me and the misses have done it, and it certainly is a great adventure. Harrison Resort the Friday evening with the hotsprings, and breaky-buffet at the resort Saturday a.m.(bring your stretchy pants!). This would...
by archaeology_student
Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Saturday Aug 09
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

Heh, work seems to have a way of getting in the middle of fun :p

Any chance of a PM of where I go? Waypoints perhaps?

Cheers
by archaeology_student
Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: Saturday Aug 09
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

Might be able to make it :) Hope it is not too challenging
by archaeology_student
Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: maps
Replies: 5
Views: 888

If you're heading up that way... stop by the hot springs for a nice dip ;)
by archaeology_student
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Disco Spotting - A Womans rover?
Replies: 13
Views: 4451

On that note, how many ladies here are driving Rovers?
by archaeology_student
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Disco Spotting - A Womans rover?
Replies: 13
Views: 4451

*lol*

I recall one morning I was cruising into West Vancouver along Marine Dr. and spotted 13 Discos, and all of them were women... it was almost like a convention had ended (Soccer mom meet?) because they were all heading eastbound out of West Vancouver :P
by archaeology_student
Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: 50th Anniversary Overland
Replies: 0
Views: 778

50th Anniversary Overland

Not sure if someone has posted the links to the pictures from the 50th anniversary of the Oxford-Cambridge Overland from London to Singapore. There are six galleries with a nice assortment of photos.

Enjoy if you have not already ;)
by archaeology_student
Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: 107 or 109: Park Royal beside Capilano River
Replies: 1
Views: 1123

107 or 109: Park Royal beside Capilano River

Spotted this on June 30th. Is this a 107? Think I saw this last year at the 2007 ABFM outside in the parking lot as well.

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by archaeology_student
Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:50 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Red D90 (with white doors) Kits area
Replies: 0
Views: 838

Red D90 (with white doors) Kits area

Spotted a red D90 on Monday with white doors and a soft top in the Kits area (on West 4th Ave & Bayswater street). Anyone know of this one?
by archaeology_student
Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:44 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Climate Action Dividend
Replies: 7
Views: 952

Was listening to the news yesterday and it looks like we may get a vehicle tax... :shock: :shock:

What's next?
by archaeology_student
Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Grey LR3 (Hwy 1 and 1st ave)
Replies: 0
Views: 845

Grey LR3 (Hwy 1 and 1st ave)

Spotted a nice looking LR3 with a nice roof rack merging onto the highway today. Metallic grey in colour and it had a RoverLanders sticker on the back ;)
by archaeology_student
Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Topless Series spotted on the Sunshine Coast
Replies: 0
Views: 876

Topless Series spotted on the Sunshine Coast

Spotted a Series in the parking lot where the mall is in Upper Gibbsons (Sunshine Coast) on Saturday, June 21. It was topless and was spotted as it was leaving the parking lot closest to the BC Liquor store and London Drugs.

Anyone?
by archaeology_student
Mon Jun 23, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Virtual Land Rover repair software
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Virtual Land Rover repair software

Thought that this might be of interest ;)

Computerizing and Old Land Rover
by archaeology_student
Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Defender Heaven
Replies: 2
Views: 1263

JC,

You were looking at the Santana Land Rovers! I have had a few people comment on how many Land Rovers are in Spain. It's too bad you didn't get a picture though :(

Cheers
by archaeology_student
Sat May 24, 2008 1:59 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Towing a Series
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Towing a Series

On a similar note, I met someone a while back who tows their Series behind their pickup (no trailer). They put it in neutral and 4th if I remember correctly.

Is there a possibility of towing a Series behind a truck without major issues to the Series?
by archaeology_student
Wed May 07, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Angry Planet (OLN) - Rovers
Replies: 1
Views: 562

Angry Planet (OLN) - Rovers

Just catching a show called "Angry Planet" on the OLN, and they are spelunking on Vancouver Island with two Rovers (a white 110 and a green 110).

They were off-roading to find some interesting caves. One Rover wiped out on one of the logging roads.

Catch it if you can.
by archaeology_student
Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: April 26 & 27 Seton Portage loop
Replies: 25
Views: 5614

Made it back safe and sound

Thanks for letting us participate! :) It's too bad that we had to leave, and that was my fault ... poor planning on my part :homework: Kaare and I loved the trip, and were both amazed at the breath taking scenery! We loved meeting everyone, and it was great to put some new faces to handles from the ...
by archaeology_student
Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Freelanders... ?
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Freelanders... ?

Just curious what some peoples' thoughts are on the Freelanders? Good little vehicle for the city? Major issues? Does it tackle the gravel roads and logging roads well? The GF is looking for a compact vehicle... narrowed it down to some others... but thoughts on the Freelander would be appreciated ;...
by archaeology_student
Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:08 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming and Past
Topic: April 26 & 27 Seton Portage loop
Replies: 25
Views: 5614

Room for one more truck?
by archaeology_student
Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:19 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Shiny black D90 - Kits area
Replies: 0
Views: 893

Shiny black D90 - Kits area

Spotted this good looking D90 in the kits area on the weekend... the rims were a nice touch! Anyone know this D90?

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by archaeology_student
Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Small fuel engine survey (student project)
Replies: 5
Views: 1924

Thank you to all of you that participated :) Just analyzing the results in SPSS now, and we will have some interesting results from the looks of it ;)
by archaeology_student
Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Manual transmission 97 Disco -Shifter shakes on acceleration
Replies: 3
Views: 858

A big thank you to Don!

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

Turns out it was the spark plug leads, and they were resting on the manifold! The shielding had melted and there was some shorting happening. The engine was misfiring and causing the issues mentioned above :)
by archaeology_student
Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Manual transmission 97 Disco -Shifter shakes on acceleration
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Manual transmission 97 Disco -Shifter shakes on acceleration

Howdy, Just wondering if anyone could shed some light on an issue that just happened today. When I hopped in my Disco '97 which has the manual transmission (5 speed) today I noticed the shifter is shaking like crazy when I accelerate in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. When I down shift and use the engine to slow...
by archaeology_student
Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Anyone have a shiny black 110 (South Vancouver)?
Replies: 0
Views: 937

Anyone have a shiny black 110 (South Vancouver)?

Saw a skookum shiny black 110 on SW Marine and Hudson St over under the Arthur Laing bridge today... didn't have time for an up close look, but it was nice! On the way back it was gone :(
by archaeology_student
Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Small fuel engine survey (student project)
Replies: 5
Views: 1924

Thanks for participating Robert :)
by archaeology_student
Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Small fuel engine survey (student project)
Replies: 5
Views: 1924

HeadDamage, thanks for your participation :) Yes it is a marketing tool for researching if this product is viable for our client (we have to secure a sponsor/client just like a real company) and do a marketing research project on an opportunity, problem, or something that the client wants to better ...
by archaeology_student
Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Small fuel engine survey (student project)
Replies: 5
Views: 1924

Small fuel engine survey (student project)

Howdy gents and ladies, I was wondering if anyone had some spare time (less than 10 minutes) you might help with a student project required for graduation. We are doing a research project on fuels for small engines, and I figured a few of you would have various small engines. Your information is ano...
by archaeology_student
Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: sound deadening
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

JD, the stuff I found was close to this type of material here. I will double check later in the week, and report back ;)
by archaeology_student
Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: sound deadening
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

Hence the aluminum covering the side that is exposed to the engine, and then using the aluminum tape to seal the seams.

I have seen two products, one open cell and one closed. I can't recall the names, but I've been looking at the two.

Thanks for pointing that out JD ;)
by archaeology_student
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: sound deadening
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

An old thread, but I have been busy looking around for sound reducing material for my Santana... did some surfing, and came across the foam that is used for boats and ships, especially for the engine rooms... found some at River Marine at 1023 Clarke Drive. It is identical to this material here and ...
by archaeology_student
Sat Mar 22, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Defender VOD 100, olive drab green - West Vancouver
Replies: 8
Views: 2495

bclandrover wrote:Was it this one I spotted a few years ago in Lynn Valley???

viewtopic.php?t=1200

Later,
Don
That would be the one! I see it has the Unicef sticker in the rear driver side window! That was one sweet looking D100!!!