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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-08-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By DonDavis
I know you're asking about Range Rovers, but I...

I know you're asking about Range Rovers, but I thought I'd offer this up just for grins.

I'm just beginning a resurrection of a 1964 Land Rover 109.
You'll notice I didn't say restoration. I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-06-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
...with bubble gum, a few prayers, maybe...

...with bubble gum, a few prayers, maybe sacrifice a chicken for good measure? :D

Actually, as bad as that crack is, I could probably do some hillbilly patching on that just so I can get the truck...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-05-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
Yeah, and I like seeing those in use, too. They...

Yeah, and I like seeing those in use, too. They really create cooler-ish air to the cabin.
A canvas roof is much more pleasing to the wallet, but the factory safari roof is the shiz-nit.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-05-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
Back in 1994-95-ish, Dad crashed the truck into a...

Back in 1994-95-ish, Dad crashed the truck into a construction ditch. That's where some of the front frame was compromised, but the rust was going to get it eventually.

Here's one of several pics...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-05-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
More "loveliness". ...

More "loveliness".

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/image51546727817.jpg

And how often does a guy tear into an old truck, knowing there's rust, and says "hmm, not as bad as I thought...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-05-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
Thanks guys. It'll be a long process, but that's...

Thanks guys. It'll be a long process, but that's ok.
"It's all part of the experience, Russ."



Neither. It's this one. Mine is the station wagon with a 4 cyl....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-05-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
Ha! ^^ Spoken like a guy that knows a thing or...

Ha! ^^ Spoken like a guy that knows a thing or two about what lies beneath. :p

There's plenty of rust and cracks in the front part of the frame. It's terminal.
Many moons ago, I drove a '69 88...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-05-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By DonDavis
Finally got the LR 109 Home

First off, a side note about the Subaru...I finally finished that and its back on the road.
It runs sooo damn good. Love driving that thing.
I had pulled the engine to do timing belt, water pump,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-28-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,167
Posted By DonDavis
Served for COMDESRON 21 that was stationed on...

Served for COMDESRON 21 that was stationed on Nimitz for Desert Storm. Was aboard about 9 months. Earned my EAWS on her. Most impressive.

Crossed the equator during that trip as a filthy 'wog....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-28-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By DonDavis
Sooo many Mustangs parked in that garage. Must...

Sooo many Mustangs parked in that garage. Must be a 'Stang convention...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-28-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By DonDavis
It's an automatic, made to resemble a manual. :D ...

It's an automatic, made to resemble a manual. :D

But I agree, looks tight. Probably more room than we can perceive by photo.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-02-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,255
Posted By DonDavis
I don't think you have reason to be concerned. ...

I don't think you have reason to be concerned. My Mom passed in 2011.
In the time since she left, my emotions have ebbed and flowed. Good and bad, but always there.
At times she's very close to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-24-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,985
Posted By DonDavis
Lots of great posts. Hard to believe its already...

Lots of great posts. Hard to believe its already Thanksgiving. I haven't touched my LR yet. Life has been rather busy.

I know without question I could go out and buy a much, much more capable...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-20-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By DonDavis
Test temperature 15 degrees. Nice and chilly. ...

Test temperature 15 degrees. Nice and chilly. And it still got good marks for starting.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-19-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By DonDavis
oh...emm....geee I am NOT looking forward to...

oh...emm....geee

I am NOT looking forward to the following pics...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-19-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,446
Posted By DonDavis
Wait...Motor Meister came back?!?!?!? Judas.

Wait...Motor Meister came back?!?!?!?
Judas.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,743
Posted By DonDavis
Hells yeah, you can rebuild your SC engine... ...

Hells yeah, you can rebuild your SC engine...



no comment...ever



right?
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By DonDavis
Small business? Avoid debt at all costs. Build...

Small business? Avoid debt at all costs. Build only with cash. It can be done.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-04-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By DonDavis
Ouch! Certainly a big OUCH! Hate the delay...

Ouch! Certainly a big OUCH!

Hate the delay took place, but thankful it all worked out.

Here's to a speedy and uneventful recuperation!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-01-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By DonDavis
Thank you Byron, I hope we meet someday. ...

Thank you Byron, I hope we meet someday.




Thank you Lee. This was my first time experiencing a passing with so much notice.
We were able to talk, text, visit, hug....all of it, with clear...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By DonDavis
Thanks Denis. Check out my thread about Dad. And...

Thanks Denis. Check out my thread about Dad. And you're right, he's home in the standard vessel for now. November is my target to have his "more permanent" home.
His wife has the resting spot...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By DonDavis
Truly a touching story. I'm happy for the time...

Truly a touching story. I'm happy for the time Ashley had with Kiara, and sad for her passing.
Sounds like she has a strong, well equipped family in place to help weather the storm.

Sending...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By DonDavis
Hmm, when I was a kid, Dad got me into into scale...

Hmm, when I was a kid, Dad got me into into scale models. Cars, trucks, planes, ships, old Duesenburgs, Packards. I was pretty darn good at it too.

That just might be the best way to go about it.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By DonDavis
Thanks Steve, that's who I contacted and it's...

Thanks Steve, that's who I contacted and it's discontinued.
And the black one has a different shaped sleeper. I'm trying to find one as close as possible to his 1996 W900. His was more of a flat...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-30-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By DonDavis
^^^Right?! Ha! Thank you. And...

^^^Right?!



Ha! Thank you.

And Baz, are you a Traveling Man like your father?
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