Wing protectors

I use the front wings regularly to climb the car, especially while travelling. That is why I made these wing protectors. First I cut a cardboard template to examples I found on the Internet. I still had a piece of aluminum checker plate, which I had previously used for the finish of the rear tub. … Read more

Extra lighting

High on my wishlist were extra lights at the front and back of Milady. The lights I bought through AliExpress, 2 pcs 7″ 36w cree led lights for the front (€ 42.23 per two) and one 4″ 18 W Cree LED Floodlight for the back (€ 27.19 each). You do need to have some patience, sending … Read more

Anderson plug

Recently, I have fitted an Anderson plug to the batteries so that I can connect external power. The 50 amp plug, I ordered in China through AliExpress, 4 pieces for € 24.65, good quality. In addition, I have ordered dust covers, € 4.35 for two pieces. Soldering together of the plugs is quite easy, for … Read more

Milady is back home

After spending several months at Robbert Janssen, Land Rover garage in Etten-Leur Milady is back home.Robbert has addressed mainly engine related issues, head revision, new injectors, new valve seals, a new fuel-filter, various hoses, etc. New radiator I had the radiator enlarged, had a tropical set built in and had the temperature sensor positioned on the radiator. Now … Read more

Milady is in the work shop

Milady Landy has been with Robbert Janssen in the garage for over a month now. The aim is to investigate oil consumption and to improve the high temperature issue (see Morocco).Yesterday we went to Robbert, the head is off, it is flattened, the valves are cleaned and new seals installed. The fuel injectors have been reconditioned.Saturday I’ll go … Read more

Interior

The interior of a Land Rover must of course be as basic as possible, but because we have a plan to go overlanding there must be sufficient space. In 2015 Morocco Marc and Saskia will ride with us in the Land Rover, so first of all we must first ensure enough (safe) seats. The front seats I … Read more