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by franko
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1970 2a Upgrades
Replies: 62
Views: 6836

Re: 1970 2a Upgrades

wow such a cool machine your building here.
by franko
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: LR4 Overlander
Replies: 17
Views: 745

Re: LR4 Overlander

Nice looks like your LR4 build is really coming together. The bumper does seem a tad on the “fat side but all good. I’m sure you can take anything head on now without worry.
by franko
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island Camp-out - REVISED
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Island Camp-out

Ah shucks I’m heading to Tofino this weekend. Have fun sounds like some good times.
by franko
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: New Defender is on the Island
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: New Defender is on the Island

Haha 😆 come on Matt you could’ve gotten up there.
by franko
Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Series one box in the woods
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: Series one box in the woods

Such a cool find 👍🏼
by franko
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Series 2a Seat Box
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Series 2a Seat Box

Interested
by franko
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!
Replies: 21
Views: 648

Re: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!

Rob 🤫 you can’t mention the T word on here lol 😆
by franko
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!
Replies: 21
Views: 648

Re: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!

Great times for sure! Bummed I broke half way through the trail on Sunday, but such is life.
Special thanks to everyone that helped drag my ass out of the trail.
Poppy will be fixed and live to see another day.
by franko
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!
Replies: 21
Views: 648

Re: Rally In the Valley 2020: Social Distance Special!

Hi Colin, I'm in for Sunday for sure. Might even come up later Saturday afternoon and camp the night, we shall see.
Lets hope the rains hold off as well.
by franko
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Electronic distributor
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Electronic distributor

Mike,
Don't see anything on their website regarding this distributor. Do you have a link to which one it is?
Cheers
by franko
Mon May 25, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: 1967 SIIA 109 NADA Six
Replies: 14
Views: 585

Re: 1967 SIIA 109 NADA Six

Nice will be watching this one.. Where did you find it?
by franko
Thu May 14, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Chassis work
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: Chassis work

Dan, sent you a PM.
by franko
Mon May 11, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Chassis work
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: Chassis work

Nice to hear Dan, mine is an early (63) series2a as well.
Always like to meet new islanders.
Where are you located on the south island? You’ll have to come out to one of our pub nights when we can gather again.
by franko
Sun May 10, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Chassis work
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: Chassis work

Stu those are great recommendations I may use one of them as well.

And Dan, which series is it that you have?
by franko
Thu May 07, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: FOR SALE: 1967 Series 2a.
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: FOR SALE: 1967 Series 2a.

Ah sucks you have to sell it, looks so good now. Job well done.
by franko
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Bulkhead back from paint
Replies: 60
Views: 2595

Re: Bulkhead back from paint

Hey that looks very sharp! I really dig the olive drape hood as well 👍🏼
by franko
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Nanaimo Lakes Road ‘Sky Deck’
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Nanaimo Lakes Road ‘Sky Deck’

Stu, I wish I could be of some help but have no idea. But would love to try and find it with you at some point 😊
by franko
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Corvette LS3 Engine in Defender!
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Corvette LS3 Engine in Defender!

https://www.brooklyncoachworks.com/-lan ... expedition

Is that the Brooklyn Coachworks 130? So nice and clean!
by franko
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island pub night - Thursday Feb 27
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: Island pub night - Thursday Feb 27

I'll be there for free beer!
by franko
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: seatbelts
Replies: 17
Views: 366

Re: seatbelts

Guessing this is for a series truck? I was thinking of getting that Exmoor seat belt bar as well for my series for shoulder belts.
by franko
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 44
Views: 1715

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Wow love the heater idea, hate the 4 head light look pick one or the other lol
by franko
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 44
Views: 1715

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Nice work 👍🏼 That dash turned out amazing!
by franko
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Defender wanted for a video shoot on Vancouver Island...
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: Defender wanted for a video shoot on Vancouver Island...

Thanks I emailed them. Not a defender, but my series2a is more of a classic anyways 😆
by franko
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Nice looking BC 2A diesel on Bring a Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: Nice looking BC 2A diesel on Bring a Trailer

Yep sold for just north of 23,000 USD
by franko
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Parallel parking fantastic
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Parallel parking fantastic

I thought it was real at first too, but apparently its fake.
Pretty neat none the less.
by franko
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Holyoak Snow Run, December 15th
Replies: 9
Views: 356

Re: Holyoak Snow Run, December 15th

Ah shuck, doesn’t look like I’m going to make it out this time around.
by franko
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 262
Views: 30615

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

Looking good buddy! Just need an 8274 to complete the front end 😊
by franko
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: volvo series 2a
Replies: 1
Views: 225

Re: volvo series 2a

That thing is insane! I think the winch has to be the most impressive part of that truck!

Now Where can I find some Volvo portal axles for my 88 😆
by franko
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 4 BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 235-85-16 - SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: 4 BFG Mud Terrain Tyres 235-85-16

My question is...whos going 100mph in a Land Rover 😆
by franko
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island drive maybe on Sunday October 6th?
Replies: 13
Views: 662

Re: Island drive maybe on Sunday October 6th?

Poppy and I had a great time as well. Stu your leading the next run right 😉
by franko
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: 1998 Land Rover Defender 110 - For Sale in Langley, BC!
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Re: 1998 Land Rover Defender 110 - For Sale in Langley, BC!

At one point I swear I saw this truck for sale on Craigslist’s a month or so back for 24$
by franko
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Back on the road (Luna) my 1961 Series 2 SWB
Replies: 9
Views: 467

Re: Back on the road (Luna) my 1961 Series 2 SWB

Looks great 👍🏼 May I ask which high back seats you are using?
by franko
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Island drive maybe on Sunday October 6th?
Replies: 13
Views: 662

Re: Island drive maybe on Sunday October 6th?

Sounds like a plan Victor, count me in! This will give me an excuse to quickly sort out why my head lights aren’t workng 🤷🏼‍♂️🤦🏼‍♂️
by franko
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Can almost smell it....
Replies: 7
Views: 604

Re: Can almost smell it....

So what are your thoughts Red? Like it, hate it, on the fence. For me kinda on the fence for now at least.
by franko
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: Can almost smell it....
Replies: 7
Views: 604

Re: Can almost smell it....

https://youtu.be/vac6mJE8rqo

Yeah I actually don’t mind it, will be interesting to see what the 130 pick looks like.
by franko
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Interest Topics
Topic: Degreaser for everything
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: Degreaser for everything

Interesting, where can you purchase said degreaser?
by franko
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.
Replies: 262
Views: 30615

Re: Oliver and Colin's 1960 Series II rebuild.

Trucks looking great buddy.. Can't wait for its first scratch run lol
by franko
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Old English Car Club Goverment house show Saturday Sept 7th
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Old English Car Club Goverment house show Saturday Sept 7th

Victor! I’m up for an island drive at some point for sure.

Maybe in the fall, looks like I have Oct 6th or the 20th free, both Sundays
by franko
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Projects & Builds
Topic: Series/Disco Hybrid Build
Replies: 44
Views: 1715

Re: Series/Disco Hybrid Build

Looks like a ton of work, but a lot of fun as well. Looking forward to watching this build come along.
by franko
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Rover Spotting
Topic: "coolnvintage" Rover resto - Lisbon
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Re: "coolnvintage" Rover resto - Lisbon

Yes, been following these guys for a couple of years now on insta. They seem to built some pretty “cool” rovers over there in Spain. Don’t think I could ever afford it, but none the less there are very well built.
by franko
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2184

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019

My son and I had a blast as well. Being our first Rally in the valley it was very special. Was happy with the way Poppy (my little red series) performed, she did great.

Let’s see more series trucks out next year lol 😆
by franko
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: Disco 1 with OM617
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Disco 1 with OM617

Amazing! I always wondered what happened to the old girl.
I’ll send you a PM.
by franko
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2184

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019

Thanks for the update Victor. I’m getting excited, can’t wait should tons of fun 😁
by franko
Sun May 26, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Q&A on anything technical or mechanical
Topic: Series axle questions
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Series axle questions

I know that Land Rover purists will kill me....but you could always swap in a set of FJ40 axles. The newer ones have disk brakes as well 👍🏼
by franko
Thu May 23, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Vehicles and Parts for Sale
Topic: series 2/3 under seat toolbox LHS - 60$
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: series 2/3 under seat toolbox LHS - 60$

up next if the above falls through.
by franko
Wed May 15, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Pub night
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Pub night

So doesn’t look like enough guys can make this week work.
So we will try again soon before the rally.
Cheers
by franko
Sun May 12, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Pub night
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Pub night

Great, can you guys make Thursday the 16th work?
Was thinking meet around 8pm or maybe a bit earlier 🤷🏼‍♂️
by franko
Tue May 07, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Pub night
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Pub night

Its been sometime, was thinking of a south island pub night. Squeeze one in before the rally in June. Last time we meet up at the Crocked Goose, could do that again or meet else where. I'm open to suggestions for meeting places as well as dates. Maybe the week of the 13th-17th.
by franko
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Regional Discussion - Vancouver Island
Topic: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2184

Re: Vancouver Island Rally In the Valley June 7,8,&9 2019

I’ll take a shirt as well in Neutral/Med.. Thanks