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Old August 2nd, 2013, 10:02 AM
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I had the pleasure of driving this beauty home today.....now I don't want to give it back.

Wow, nice score I love that multi color patina, and the body looks straight straight!!!!! How's the bulkhead and frame?

I bet your dog feels safe in it adorned with those WWF stickers!

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Old August 2nd, 2013, 12:01 PM
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Wow, nice score I love that multi color patina, and the body looks straight straight!!!!! How's the bulkhead and frame?

I bet your dog feels safe in it adorned with those WWF stickers!

~Steve
The bulkhead and frame are super clean. I spent hours crawling around the truck with the owner and was surprised we couldn't find any rust. The body is original and straight. California truck since new and was owned by a gentlemen who works for Land Rover. I don't know the exact story, but apparently the original owner and his father were writers for Land Rover who documented trips across Africa in series Rovers.
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Old August 2nd, 2013, 12:22 PM
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The bulkhead and frame are super clean. I spent hours crawling around the truck with the owner and was surprised we couldn't find any rust. The body is original and straight. California truck since new and was owned by a gentlemen who works for Land Rover. I don't know the exact story, but apparently the original owner and his father were writers for Land Rover who documented trips across Africa in series Rovers.
I'm always amazed at the condition of the metal on some of the older rigs like this - especially with the lack of good paint coverage! The 90/110 trucks will pick up rust and corrosion if you sneeze on them, and the series trucks have been around forever, with the majority being rode extremely hard and put up wet...Literally!! Anyone know what LR started doing (or not doing) differently to the metal in the 80's/90's??
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Old August 2nd, 2013, 12:30 PM
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I think it depends on where you live or wheres the truck located. In NYC it's always humid. The UK is always damp. However, if you're in Arizona, it's mostly dry and it would take a longer time to rust. Would someone correct me of I'm wrong.
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Old August 2nd, 2013, 01:07 PM
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Old August 2nd, 2013, 03:58 PM
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from an article on gawker about National Geographic Traveler's Best Photos of 2013

http://gizmodo.com/here-are-national...-of-1002461925

"Yanai Bonneh's third place winning photo is a reminder to keep all hands and feet inside the vehicle: "Cheetahs jumped on the vehicle of tourists in Masai Mara national park, Kenya."
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Old August 2nd, 2013, 07:12 PM
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That's a cool top on the safari truck
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 10:54 AM
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My girlfriend's sister spotted this Series / Defender hybrid (with Defender written on it) in Lavalette, NJ.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 11:23 AM
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My girlfriend's sister spotted this Series / Defender hybrid (with Defender written on it) in Lavalette, NJ.
Dishwashing liquid as a tire chock?
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 11:32 AM
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Dishwashing liquid as a tire chock?
And I wonder how hard it is to roll around under the truck on those stones, too. Can you see he has it propped back there behind the truck on the fence? Hahaha
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Cabela's this AM...nice meeting with you Greg!
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 01:10 PM
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Eddie Bauer ad I spotted at my folks house. Green SW in the corner


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Old August 3rd, 2013, 06:18 PM
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A friend saw this in San Francisco today
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 07:09 PM
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I saw the same series in San Fran this march took pictures of it but forgot to add them here.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 07:24 PM
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A friend saw this in San Francisco today
A little Austin Powers action?
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 07:50 PM
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Today was my biggest sighting day (non-event).


  1. The Yellow D90 in Buda
  2. GunMakers' in NB
  3. A Series, Tan on a trailer being hauled by an HSE in NB
  4. A White 110 in NB
Life is good!
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Old August 4th, 2013, 08:45 AM
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A friend saw this in San Francisco today
A friend of mine took a picture of that one too!
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Old August 4th, 2013, 05:30 PM
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Old August 5th, 2013, 02:17 PM
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Just saw a red 94 ST with a fiberglass top, no rear license plate at the San Diego airport.
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Old August 5th, 2013, 08:59 PM
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Today was my biggest sighting day (non-event).


  1. The Yellow D90 in Buda
  2. GunMakers' in NB
  3. A Series, Tan on a trailer being hauled by an HSE in NB
  4. A White 110 in NB
Life is good!
Must of been an invasion on Saturday Bill. I saw this 1963 Series IIA at Buc-ee's while putting air in a tire.
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