NEW Stage 1 Project

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MondoV8
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NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by MondoV8 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:28 am

Good Day,

just a quick introduction, purchased a Stage 1 V8 projectLand Rover. not very familiar with working on them but do a lot of my
own mechanical work so don't think I should have too many issues with the restoration..

I will no doubt harass the chat for info / advice on certain parts of the re build.. look forward to interacting with you all.

will add a couple of pics shortly.. running for the helicopter home just now

Raymond

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Cliff4WD
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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by Cliff4WD » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:11 pm

Hello Raymond. I'm doing the same. Some very helpful people here. The forum is not that busy as there are obviously not so many Stage 1's around nowadays, but the people who are here are pretty knowledgable and generous. Get the photos up and share with us. Good luck with the project.
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MondoV8
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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by MondoV8 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:07 pm

Here are a couple of pics as it was bought
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MondoV8
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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by MondoV8 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:09 pm

Cliff4WD wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:11 pm
Hello Raymond. I'm doing the same. Some very helpful people here. The forum is not that busy as there are obviously not so many Stage 1's around nowadays, but the people who are here are pretty knowledgable and generous. Get the photos up and share with us. Good lick with the project.
Will check out your build post... a little warmer where I am, so not to worried about the rain... don't miss the UK weather.

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Mik
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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by Mik » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:03 pm

Are you in Trinidad ?
Michael
109" 1982 SIII CSW Stage 1 V8
109" 1957 SI Truck Cab
1991 RRC Vogue SE

MondoV8
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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by MondoV8 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:18 pm

yes I am in Trinidad... why do you ask?

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Mik
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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by Mik » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:32 pm

Just curious - previously tried to buy a 88" Stage One from there ;)
Michael
109" 1982 SIII CSW Stage 1 V8
109" 1957 SI Truck Cab
1991 RRC Vogue SE

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Re: NEW Stage 1 Project

Post by MondoV8 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:10 pm

hahaha,

I have been told that there are very few 88 Stage 1 around. apparently the story goes that the Jamaican arms ordered 20+ SWB stage 1 paid deposit, Land Rover built them and shipped them.. the remaining money due was not paid.. the first port of stop was Trinidad where they were all off loaded and auctioned off..

I actually know the son in law on the guy that bought the car new off the port..

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