Classic Land Rover - February 2018

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LAND ROVERS

A RARE BEAST
This 1958 Series II was number 64, built a few days after production began

ANDREA’S ANVIL AND THE 109 HI-CAP PICK-UP
This rare Series III 109 Hi-Cap is a daily driver and a blacksmith’s workhorse

ANY OLD IRON
A 1962 Series II - well-used, well-loved and wearing well

REP MOBILE
The Series One Club’s Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Bristol area rep talks about his subtly modified 88in

IIB OR NOT IIB?
A selection of Forward Controls gathered at the LRS2C’s National Rally in 2017

MAINTAIN NOT MEND - CLASSIC COILER
The carefully maintained but extensively used early Ninety of Tom Benson

ENGINEERED FOR ENJOYMENT - CLASSIC COILER
Matthew Williams turned this ex-military One Ten into a great green-laning machine

MID LENGTH CRISIS - CLASSIC COILER
A privately-owned example of the rare, factory-built 100in wheelbase prototypes

LA BELLE SAUVAGE
Julien Grados completes a full restoration on this French 109in

TECH AND TOOLBOX

THE BARN FIND OF A LIFETIME
Finding a true, first fifteen hundred 1948 80in sitting in the shed.

BRAKE TIME
Attention is turned to the braking system in this month’s instalment of the Marrakech Express rebuild

RANGE ROVER VOGUE RESTORATION
Work continues in getting Toby Savage’s Range Rover from SORN to reborn

JOURNEYS

BUYER COLLECTS
The Carlson family buy a 1971 Series IIA 109 and drive it around Europe before shipping it home to America

BALTIC EXPRESS
In part two of Team Faff’s 2017 adventure, we catch up with them in Sweden

REGULARS

NEWS AND VIEWS
A summary of products, books, stories and letters over the last month

EVENT LISTINGS
As 2018 is already underway, we look ahead to upcoming rallies, events and shows

BEHIND THE WHEEL
Martin Port suggests that all advice – however well-meaning – should be questioned

CENTRESPREAD
A 109in Series II Fire appliance built for the Leeds & Bradford Airport Fire Service

OUR LAND ROVERS
Degrees of Difference; John Carroll thinks that his 1953 80in Land Rover suits his frame of mind

VINTAGE ESSENTIALS
Gaining Leverage - Every toolbox should have a crowbar

LOOKING BACK
Winching through Rio Grande Mud