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by harry potter
Sun Jan 14, 2024 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 177
Views: 145620

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon

Hi all, back again. Trucks sat - not quite 3 years this time but long enough! New water pump and timing cover major works this time. (needed cavitation damage repairing on timing cover) Will upload photos when l find out how to do again. Jobs this time arround 1. Remove sheared stud from water pump ...
by harry potter
Tue Sep 20, 2022 9:11 pm
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage 1 for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 7676

Re: Stage 1 for sale - update

Due to change of circumstances l have to part company with the landy. I've not got the time to use or keep up with the jobs on it. Everything listed below is still included apart from the original front seats that were sold. New re-corded radiator. MOT till 23 May 2023 High & low range work fine...
by harry potter
Sun Jun 05, 2022 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 177
Views: 145620

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon

Should prob update the title of this thread to - "Sat for 8 months while l built a extension on the house waiting to fit the new radiator" - Kate the V8 has just passed its MOT and TAX'ed again for another 12mths. Few maintenance items required this time for next MOT, new exhaust pipe, lig...
by harry potter
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage 1 for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 7676

Re: Stage 1 for sale

Not sold. still available
by harry potter
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage 1 for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 7676

Re: Stage 1 for sale

Still for sale if any interest
by harry potter
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Wanted cubby box from a old Land Rover
Replies: 3
Views: 5510

Re: Wanted cubby box from a old Land Rover

Hi, the box was £15 from ebay years ago.
Think it would have come from paddocks.
by harry potter
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage 1 for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 7676

Stage 1 for sale

With reference to my thread "Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon" Looking to sell my beloved Land Rover 109 Stage 1 V8. 1982. Known as "Kate the V8". £10,000 Owned for the past 12 years but not getting the opportunity to use as often as l would like now...
by harry potter
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 177
Views: 145620

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon

Truck may be for sale. Please PM for details. Looking to sell my beloved Land Rover 109 Stage 1 V8. 1982. Known as "Kate the V8". Located in Warwickshire, England. Would ship but buyer to organise. £10,000 Owned for the past 12 years but not getting the opportunity to use as often as l wou...
by harry potter
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 177
Views: 145620

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon

Evening all, After almost a year away l back again with a fresh MOT :D After standing for a few years the front brakes had scized and required replacing. Been a busy few years while the landy has sat on the drive way. Raced every triathlon distance, built a track race bike, now planning on riding la...
by harry potter
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Alice to the road!!
Replies: 211
Views: 153760

Re: Alice to the road!!

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Another English Stage 1 in the snow It did make a brief trip down the road on Sat in the dry (sorry for hi-jacking your thread, I just wanted to join in)
by harry potter
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 177
Views: 145620

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

Thanks for that Alan.
Should you ever drive with the over drive in the neutral position? Will that cause damage? I have never used one before
by harry potter
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the moon
Replies: 177
Views: 145620

Re: V8 finally started after 3 years of sitting, over the mo

Well it's time for a small and long overdue update. I finally have a drivable truck again. Was able to move it about over the drive way under own steam - reversed over some soil heaps in low range and didn't pop into neutral so taking that as a massive positive. I have two questions: 1) over drive: ...
by harry potter
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Introductions and Photos
Topic: Saudi Stage 1's and M25 Landy's
Replies: 4
Views: 8507

Saudi Stage 1's and M25 Landy's

Having a chat with one of my Snr Enginner's at work and he was telling me of being in Saudi back in 1981 and how they all drove around in V8 land rovers - old ones with split screens!!! They landed at the airport to be met with a convoy of 9 brand new Stage 1 V8. they were taken to a petrol station ...
by harry potter
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Sales and Wants
Topic: Stage One County Station Wagon on ebay
Replies: 5
Views: 5807

Re: Stage One County Station Wagon on ebay

A quick snoop through his Facebook - not a trader
by harry potter
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stage 1 value?
Replies: 5
Views: 10173

Re: Stage 1 value?

UK prices £5000