Classic Land Rover - August 2018

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LAND ROVERS

OLD SMOKEY
Daniel Atkinson’s restoration of his 1962 Series IIA 88in diesel is as clean inside as out

SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL
The Marrakech Express is back on the road! Clare and Charles Westbrook took it for a shakedown

THE GOLDEN ERA
Emrys Kirby drives Ray Steele’s 50th Anniversary Defender V8 and considers the heritage of this limited-edition model

A LIFETIME AGO
Toby Savage recalls memories of the 1975 ROA National

JOURNEYS

CLR DOES STRATA FLORIDA
One of the classic off-road routes still available to vehicles was the venue for the annual CLR gathering

THAUMIERS OR BUST
The CLR team did a 2,500km whistle-stop return trip to join French enthusiasts for Land Rover’s 70th birthday celebrations

ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES
Emrys Kirby takes his Series One to Islay, the island that is said to have inspired the Land Rover name

KEEPING A PROMISE
A family Land Rover story from Indonesia

TECH AND TOOLBOX

CUPBOARD LOVE
Vicky Turner rejuvenates a 50-year-old cupboard and puts the finishing touches to her Searle Safari Sleeper’s interior

BOOSTED
In the final instalment of its rebuild, the Marrakech Express gets a Tdi engine conversion

STABLE FOUNDATION
Part 2 of Matt Savage’s project to fit an old VW engine into his Series One

REGULARS

NEWS AND VIEWS
Dogs, letters, products and occurrences; we’ve got them all covered

MUSEUM OF THE MONTH
Lakeland Motor Museum - Something Old, Something Blue

BEHIND THE WHEEL
On being a gear-head - If it’s got two diffs, John Carroll will have a look at it

EVENT LISTINGS
It may be the busiest time of year for events but there is still plenty to do for the rest of 2018

EVENT REVIEWS
From a club tour of the vineyards in Italy, to the Scottish Land Rover Show via Bicester Heritage and Ripley Castle

CENTRESPREAD
A press picture from June 1984 when the coil-sprung Land Rover Ninety County Station Wagon was a brand new model

OUR LAND ROVERS
Ian Clegg gets an expert to look over his new-to-him Defender brakes and Tony Sinclair went trialling at the ALRC National Rally

LOOKING BACK
1963-67: The Aden Emergency, an insurgency against British rule that hastened British plans for withdrawal