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#76 Post by C J Murray » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:08 pm

Greg Bryan wrote:Cliff - looks like you have the height for a lift in your garage. An old guy like you might pull something crawling under a car on jack stands.
I thought I gave up crawling on the floor in 1990 when I bought the lift I still have in the original part of my garage where most of the work gets done. I did have the Elva on jack stands for awhile because it was a back burner project and I didn't want to tie up the lift. It is entertaining to watch me get up from a creeper. :D
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#77 Post by Erik Thomas » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:24 pm

way too many Land Rovers in this thread. Here is another. Found it by the side of the road when I was working in the UK a long time ago. Rebuilt it nights and weekends. 1972 Series 3 109 with overdrive, front mounted capstan winch.
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#78 Post by Wes Bender » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:55 am

How many of you Land Rover guys have tried some of the stunts from the movie
The Gods Must Be Crazy? On second thought, that was nearly 40 years ago......
Some days it just isn’t worth the hassle of chewing through the restraints......

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#79 Post by Jack Walter » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:31 pm

Erik Thomas wrote:way too many Land Rovers in this thread.
After careful experimentation over the last fifty years I have come to the conclusion that all transportation needs can be met with the right combination of Porsches and Land Rovers,
They are the two ends of the automotive spectrum - I've owned 3 Porsches and 19 Land Rovers (plus a whole bunch of the stuff in between - Fiats, BMW's Alfas, NSU's, Volvos, Volkswagens, Mercedes, Chevrolets and even a couple of pieces of French junk).
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#80 Post by Erik Thomas » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:41 pm

I wonder how many 356 owners have or had an MGTC? Mine is a '47. Used to race it with the VSCCA in the 1980's. Had a lot of fun driving it to Bridgehampton or Lime Rock, racing for two days, then putting the spare and the tools back in and driving it 150 miles home.
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#81 Post by Doug McDonnell » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:43 am

Black 2002 Audi S8
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#82 Post by Gordon White » Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:29 am

1953 Jaguar XK 120
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#83 Post by Wes Bender » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:44 am

That's beautiful Gordon!!!
Some days it just isn’t worth the hassle of chewing through the restraints......

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#84 Post by Adam Wright » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:23 pm

Gordon White wrote:1953 Jaguar XK 120
Porsche even tried to copy those lines...
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#85 Post by C J Murray » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:02 pm

It's hard to beat the lines of a Jag.
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'60 Devin D Porsche Race Car - Finally Finished!
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#86 Post by Greg Bryan » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:21 am

Jack Walter wrote: I'm doing a frame up restoration of my 1967 Land Rover Series IIA - pictured here in 1974
Like that little cab although I deep sixed the cab on the Willys - I like the open feel, although I do live in California
P.S. - I looked a lot like that in '74, too!
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#87 Post by Ashley James » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:38 am

I don’t much like the look of most new cars, but I am sold on my 718. I think it’s a real stunner.

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#88 Post by Eric Meyer » Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:15 am

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Our orig 1952 80” series 1 Land Rover... was my fathers before me...

It’s been in our family’s possession for over 5 decades!
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#89 Post by C J Murray » Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:38 am

I think the club needs to somehow add "Land Rover" into its name.
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#90 Post by ryan base » Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:42 pm

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