Improved crankshaft pulley

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Recently I was stopped green laning with a damaged crankshaft pulley. During our trip to Morocco in the summer of 2015 and recently during the Spring Rally of the Land Rover club it happened again. When off-roading the front axle touches the pulley with … Continued

Wing protectors

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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 … Continued

Extra lighting

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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 … Continued

Anderson plug

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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 … Continued

Milady is back home

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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, … Continued

Milady is in the work shop

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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 … Continued

Mounting a steering damper

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For those who like a little more steering comfort with a Land Rover Series III: how to mount a steering damper. On our vacation in Morocco in 2015, I felt sometimes that my steering started shaking / jiggling / vibrate when … Continued

Interior

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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 … Continued

Second fuel tank (2)

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The second fuel tank has been mounted, now make the hoses and connections. 1. cap the preparation was such that this second tank opening looks the same as the cap of the main tank: And this is how it looks … Continued

Second fuel tank (1)

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In preparation for our overland trip in 2016 Milady Landy gets a second fuel tank. The space for this is available under the driver’s seat (front right in this case). I thus hope to extend its range to 1,000 km, … Continued

A new 200TDI engine

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After the first holiday of/with Milady we decided to replace the standard engine by a new engine from a 200Tdi Discovery. The first step was getting the engine at Jansen LaRo in Udenhout and set up (along with the laptop at … Continued

Cabling

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And then, finally I was able to sort out the cabling and connect all the wires to instruments and lamps. A true puzzle, using the wiring diagram I have labeled all the wires, which was quite a drudgery. but finally I was able … Continued

Roof Tent

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Through Kapaza.be we bought a roof tent for Milady Landy. We were bound to have a weekend in Bruges to pick up the tent and could also attach a family visit, not at all annoying. The previous owner purchased the tent … Continued

Build up

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After the restoration and extensive spraying I could finally begin to build Milady Landy. The engine and gearbox were there already and the bulkhead was mounted (and thus sprayed where I had covered the rest adequately). When fitting, I have … Continued