April 21, 2018 archive

Chapter 10 – Series Landy

REFURBISHMENT OF OUR SERIES lll  It’s been 5 years since we bought our series and during this time its been fairly trouble free and so much fun. The maintenance and gradual refurbishment has been going along as a running project up to now, but this year I took the decision to miss out the annual …

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Chapter 9 – Series Landy

Noah End To It I got the back section of the exhaust fitted and Katie the photographer was far to busy bolting brackets under the Landrover to be taking pictures, not only did she enjoy it she did a really good job of it. The front section is still pretty good for now and to …

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Chapter 8 – Series Landy

Distribution Of Power The new distributor arrived today along with a new strobe light, I’m also pleased to announce that another supplier has made it to the recommended list and will feature on the links page: Excellent quality, great distribution and even first class after sales service should you need it; these guys have a …

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Chapter 7 – Series Landy

Getting Dizzy On Carb’s Now as well as sorting the fuel system all but the carburettor I have also looked at the distributor and spark and noticed the dizzy isn’t spinning as freely as it should, that’s going to be down to lack of use so I dare say the condenser and points are also due …

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Chapter 6 – Series Landy

What The New Year Brings Well if I’m honest this issue became an issue just before Christmas but due to the impending holidays, I decided to leave this till the madness had subsided. We went to go out in the Landy, but she spluttered and died after a long drawn out whimper. I saw the …

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Chapter 4 – Series landy

A Snails Pace The weather has been a bit crap lately and with the Landy still outside my attention has turned to the interior; doing a few little jobs, most of it boring and monotonous, luckily I find it sadly therapeutic. These small jobs give you a great insight to the condition of things, it …

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Chapter 5 – Series Landy

Bit At A Time Parcels Eh mm! something strangely childlike about parcels, bit of excitement even when you have a fair idea what’s inside; the only difference between surprise parcels and ordered parcels, is you hope what’s inside meets your expectations; if it doesn’t, your certainly not going to phone the supplier and say “Oh …

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Chapter 3 – Series Landy

Results Of A Good Rummage All said and done, it looks like we’ve come out of this quite well. Out of the nearly forty checks that I did, I’ve only found five areas that require my attention. Rocker cover Gasket * This I spotted on the first look at the vehicle but I am now reassured …

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Chapter 2 – Series Landy

Well, I did all I could think of prior to handing over the cash, landrover was sold as seen so whatever I’ve bought it’s mine in sickness and in health; I had more than one good look including the all-important test drive. Four things had come to my attention: 1/ Probable exhaust replacement. 2/ Oil …

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Chapter 1 – Series Landy

Why Landrover I’ve always liked a Landover, I spent a lot of my childhood on my Uncle and Aunties’ farm. The landrover was a herdsman by then the Landy’s I was driving had evolved into the Series III. an everyday feature, Uncle at the wheel of the trusty Series II running around the narrow lanes, climbing the …

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