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#493554 - 12/01/18 04:56 PM Landie Oldie
GerryWal Offline
Talk Morgan Expert

Registered: 11/09/11
Posts: 2776
Loc: Storford

#493615 - 13/01/18 12:14 AM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Eddie Cairns Offline
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Registered: 09/08/11
Posts: 646
Loc: Aberdeenshire
Sorry why would anyone with any sense want a MK1 Landrover or an even rougher preproduction one in the first place never mind a refurbed one.

A very good friend into Range Rovers calls them Hen Houses on wheels when he remembers his original Mk1 and he cannot work out why people want them either.

#493616 - 13/01/18 12:22 AM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Ray Offline

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Registered: 05/04/14
Posts: 3364
Loc: Llanelli
Same reason people want Morgans.
1979 +8. 1950 series 1 DHC.

#493617 - 13/01/18 12:36 AM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: Ray]
JCK Offline
L - Learner Plates On

Registered: 17/09/16
Posts: 135
Loc: Massachusetts, USA
My neighbor across the street has one and loves it. Whatever floats your boat.
1960 Plus 4 Roadster

#493621 - 13/01/18 05:53 AM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Hamwich Offline

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Registered: 28/04/08
Posts: 5183
Loc: Gloucestershire, UK
I'd love a Series I. Lovely things.
Tim H.
1986 4/4 VVTi Sport, 2002 LR Defender, 1957 R4 CV, 2005 Ferrari Vipar

#493655 - 13/01/18 10:43 AM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Eddie Cairns Offline
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Registered: 09/08/11
Posts: 646
Loc: Aberdeenshire
Have you driven one any distance?

Edited by Eddie Cairns (13/01/18 02:33 PM)

#493665 - 13/01/18 11:55 AM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Arwyn Williams Offline
Learner Plates Off!

Registered: 08/08/15
Posts: 439
My late brother used to have a 1949 Series 1 80", lovely little thing it was. Worked for its keep too. Used to run a Bamford circular saw off the PTO to saw up firewood.

Pulled the local gamekeepers L200 out of axle deep mud as well!


#493667 - 13/01/18 12:17 PM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Nevbag Offline
Just Getting Started

Registered: 28/10/16
Posts: 76
Loc: South Lincolnshire
I bought a 1949 model in the late 60's for £10. I loved it and wish I still had it.

I used it to collect the wife's granny (76yrs old) from Derbyshire when she stayed with us in Mansfield for the weekend and then take her home again. She loved it too.


#493686 - 13/01/18 02:34 PM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
Eddie Cairns Offline
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Registered: 09/08/11
Posts: 646
Loc: Aberdeenshire

It was so good and you loved it so much you got rid of it!!!!!!!!!!

#493692 - 13/01/18 02:42 PM Re: Landie Oldie [Re: GerryWal]
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Registered: 15/12/09
Posts: 13239
Loc: Devon UK
I once drove one from Dartmouth to Bath return in a day to deliver some heavy lifting equipment for a friend, what a consummately dreadful vehicle to drive over distances.

In RSA they were good on dirt roads and we often had to recover the Ford 4x4 with it, they were very useful in the correct environment.

Would I want one - No.
1999 Indigo +8

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