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  1. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    We have our HM over the side which eliminates the problem. A zipped panel communicates into the back of the truck through one of the Gullwing doors. Works very well. So far. Thamks for you input.. Food for thought. The gullwing doors are definitely a good idea for access, unfortunately, not...
  2. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Hi guys, Updated roof tent/annex, but still want to fit a 270 awning (Ostrich wing). Has anyone been able to find a way to keep the roof tent coming off the back and just use the 270 awning as a 180 degree! awning when the tent is up and obviously still able to fully extend the awning when the...
  3. Bodie

    80 Series Custom made rear bumper with spare tire carrier

    Hi Grant, Interested in the Bumper, noticed Dyladams didn't buy, I is it still available? Many thanks Bodie
  4. Bodie

    Which 270 Awning is best?

    I agree with Chris, what's important is a package which suits the individual and I think price is also very important! However, my 'ten peneth' worth is: Having spent a fair bit of research myself into the diferent 270 awnings available, such as Darche, RhinoRack, Batwing, Alu-Cab, Bush...
  5. Bodie

    Awning 270 6 Arms

    I think howling moon is an interesting one... https://www.howlingmoon.com.au/product/6-arm-270-degree-swing-awn Someone else is interested in?? As soon as we define witch one to buy, we can figure out who is interested and try to have a special price!! Hi, I've spent a fair bit if research...
  6. Bodie

    80 series oem dash cup holders

    Mike, I'm probably too late on parade!! But if you do have any left, how do I purchase? Many thanks.
  7. Bodie

    80s series genuine oem sub tank

    Sorry.... should read as... Hi Chris, as you don't run standard size tyres, do you know what is the maximum size you can have underslung, I've always assumed my 35s won't fit underneath. Cheers.
  8. Bodie

    80s series genuine oem sub tank

    Hi Chris, as you don't run standard size tyres, do you know what is the maximum size you have underslung, I've always assumed my 35s won't fit underneath. Cheers.
  9. Bodie

    Clive, Hope you can help, as you're online..... just need to know how to send someone a PM. Kind...

    Clive, Hope you can help, as you're online..... just need to know how to send someone a PM. Kind regards John
  10. Bodie

    Adventure Overland Show 2016, at Stratford race course, Sept 24-25

    Simon, Noticed you are on line, can you let me know how I send a PM to GeekOKent please, want to register my interest in the tickets. Mant thanks. John
  11. Bodie

    Adventure Overland Show 2016, at Stratford race course, Sept 24-25

    Would love like to take up on this ticket offer, but not sure how to send a PM. Bodie
  12. Bodie

    Adventure Overland Show 2016, at Stratford race course, Sept 24-25

    Assuming no problems this end, I'd like to be placed on that list please.
  13. Bodie

    Project 80: Codename Grey Ghost

    Flaps look the business.... But don't tell me you made these yourself as well.?? Did you do it for security or access?
  14. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Well, Chris, It's taking a while, but kitted out inside now; Rear Bulkhead & Racked, Dual Leisure Charging, Inverter etc.. Minus 40 Fridge/Freezer. Outside; King Springs, Koni Raid Shocks, 35" BFG ATs on Steels. Lots & Lots still to do.... Not done the bumpers or under body protection yet...
  15. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Well..!!! It's taken a while, but kitted out inside now; Rear Bulkhead & Racked, Dual Leisure Charging, Inverter etc.. Minus 40 Fridge/Freezer. Outside; King Springs, Koni Raid Shocks, 35" BFG ATs on Steels. Lots & Lots still to do.... Not done the bumpers or under body protection yet, along...
  16. Bodie

    Hello from Portugal (J90)

    Hi Thanks for coming back. There 2 routes on wikiloc (which are both almost identical) which is basically the route we will take. http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=169955 http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=7999470 We will be starting at Mertola and working our way off-road...
  17. Bodie

    Legality of Bull Bars and Winch Bumpers UK

    Thanks guys..... Interesting, I wonder if the winch fitment offers an exemption?? Need to look into it a bit more, because I here more and more stories of insurance companies looking for any excuse not to settle claims, but more importantly, the legal implications if the bumper is deemed to...
  18. Bodie

    Legality of Bull Bars and Winch Bumpers UK

    Hi Chris, Sorry to be a pain, you shouldn't be so knowledgeable.... Can you point me in the right direction please. I've been searching for a thread on the legality of bull bars - (for example - the ARB's that you have on your 80).... I know the law has changed over the last few years, but there...
  19. Bodie

    Project 80: Codename Grey Ghost

    Thanks Chris, helpful as ever. Re your comment about Daytona rims, certainly agree about the 'D' Pattern, but I was wondering which rims are considered to be the most robust/strongest. For example, I have also have a Land Rover 130 and the original 130 steel rims are known to be the strongest...
  20. Bodie

    Project 80: Codename Grey Ghost

    Well Chris, your 80 has to be the bench mark...... Quick question, want to go down the same 315x75 Cooper MT route that you have, any recommendations on the modulars. Also, I've been looking at a 2"-3" lift, will that be sufficient with these tyres? Have you used wheel spacers? Regards John
  21. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Guys thank you ALL very much for your input - Now looking to see if I can resolve the issues. Many thanks John
  22. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Guys thank you ALL very much for your input - Now looking to see if I can resolve the issues. Many thanks John
  23. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Hi Chris, Hope all's well... Can I pick ya brain please... Been a twat and tried to jump start my 80 via, what I now know is the wrong battery ( Mine didn't have the plastic battery cover with the warning printed on it.!!). Anyway - can't seem to charge the batteries and even when there is a...
  24. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    All gone pear shaped Chris! Eldest daughter turned up last night, which was lovely, even if it was a bit of a surprise.!!! That along with, as mentioned, my lads 21st this weekend, I'd be lucky to manage half a day at Lincomb, if I was lucky!! If it wasn't so far away from Suffolk, I'd do it...
  25. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    For now.!!!!!
  26. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Very True.!! Just looked at Grey Ghost - Impressive.!!!
  27. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Thanks, just uploaded couple current pictures - But obviously NOT had a spanner on it yet.!!!
  28. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Thanks Steve, Will post current photos later and when & if anything of interest. John
  29. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Stu, Sounds good, looking forward to it. Beer.?? NEVER a problem! - There is only 3 people that turn up isn't there.?!?!? John
  30. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Definitely intending to come, although son's 21st that weekend - Thankfully he's at Uni, so won't want family around for too long.!!!! So will probably have to work around his hangover! When do people normally arrive and leave at Lincomb? - and your right, certainly won't be "smashing truck to...
  31. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Thanks Clive. I'll drop in couple of current photos later. Basics to be done first, before anything noticeable - wax oiling etc... hate the job.!!!
  32. Bodie

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk. 80 Series 4.2 Manual

    Hi from Sunny Suffolk, Based in a true Land Rover county!!! and although the owner of a fully galvanised overland prepared 130 defender myself, (which will probably be sold now.!!). I have come back (yet again!) to the 80 Series and just purchased a mint 1997 Manual 4.2 80 Series, to hopefully...
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