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R. Winkelmann, 1986 Defender 90

I picked up this 1986 Defender 90 just about a year ago. This one is unique in that it is a right side drive that was imported two years ago. This Defender has taught me how to take life little slower. I don’t know if that’s due to the 2.5 NA diesel or just a […]

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F. Velazquez, 1982 Series III

I live in Michigan with my wife, son and soon my second son, we are native from Puerto Rico. We are the custodians of a 1982 Series III 2.25 Petrol that we imported from Slovenia. I’ve always been in love with classic Land Rovers but it really intensified when I started helping my father-in-law restore […]

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J. Hehn, 1971 Series IIA

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I purchased my 1971 Series IIA Rover in Costa Rica and I drove it all the way to Chicago. I was volunteering in Costa Rica and then headed north. My truck broke down many times and I’ve had plenty of problems driving for two months, 15,000k in a 44 year old truck…but the adventure has […]

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J. Kissell, 2004 Discovery II

I have a lifelong love affair with vehicles. I just purchased a 2004 Discovery II (above), 1990 Wagoneer, 05 Durango AKA “The Drug Mobile” (bought as a DEA seizure), 08 X5(wife’s), 12 F350 Dually (Horses, also my wife’s) and 1967 BMW R65. Down the road looking for a series II or III project. Own and […]

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K. Krauss, 1973 Series III

I bought my 1973 NAS Series III in April 2001 from its original owner. It was from Harrell Motors in Waynesville, NC and was imported by British Leyland Jacksonville Florida. It has a little over 24,000 miles. It has never had any chassis work and has the VIN stamped into the front bullhorn. It also […]

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L.C. Hyams, 1999 Discovery II

I started with Rovers North around 1992 with a 1966 Series IIa 88 I found on a farm in Natchitoches, LA. As a matter of fact, I still have a set of unopened rear half-axles packaged up from VT even though that truck is long gone. Four states later we bought our 1999 Disco II […]

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S. Parkinson, Land Rover Series IIA Mod.

Land Rover Series IIa/Toyota/Chevy Hybrid The idea behind my franken-rover was that the old Toyota’s were very robust and reliable but common and prone to rusting out, while the old land rovers were awesome, unique, modular and aluminum but not so reliable as modern commuter cars, nor so easy to get parts for, nor so […]

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Overland Expo, Flagstaff, AZ

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The meteorologist on the radio station claimed the several inches of snow that fell over this weekend set several records. Over the 117 years of record-keeping, this May 14 – 17 weekend was the coldest and snowiest ever. None of that deterred the estimated 7,000 attendees from enjoying this year’s Overland Expo at Mormon Lake, […]

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M. Funderburk, 1981 Land Rover Santana 109

My first Land Rover: 1981 Land Rover Santana 109. It was imported from Spain where it served 15 years on an olive farm and now resides in North Carolina. When driving it around town it turns a lot of heads. Not many Series Rover owners where I live but hoping to meet some. – M. […]

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E. Micola, 1964 Series IIA

I’m brand new to the Rover community, so new in fact that my 1964 IIA has yet to be delivered to me. I found it in Tampa, flew down to have a look at it and now I’m arranging to ship it up to CT. – E. Micola

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