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-====== Links ====== 
  
-  * [[http://​www.shirelrc.com|Shire Land Rover Club]] - a lovely bunch of muddy folks who we do a lot of mucking about with. 
-  * [[http://​forums.lr4x4.com/​|LR4x4 Forum]] - Probably the best Land Rover and general 4x4 forum on the net 
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-===== Friends ===== 
-Yes, I do have some. 
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-  * [[http://​www.flyingspanners.net|The House Of Flying Spanners]] home of the Welding Stig and how I ended up driving to Russia in a 109. 
-  * [[http://​www.ep90.com|Dave'​s yellow Ibex]] plus general Land Rover, navigation, and Megasquirt stuff 
-  * [[http://​richardhawes.blogspot.co.uk/​|Baltics or Bust]] Richard & Tracy'​s travels by Camel 110 
-  * [[http://​130adventures.wordpress.com/​|TJ & Katy's 130 Adventures]] in a VERY yellow 130 
-  * [[http://​forums.lr4x4.com/​index.php?​showtopic=75880|Mike & Margret'​s expedition trailer]] 
-  * [[http://​avtokosmos.ru/​forum/​forumdisplay.php?​f=27|Avtokosmos]] Russian 4x4 forum, these guys kinda stalked us round Ladoga, if you're heading that way it's well worth visiting their forum - and their trip photos to abandoned military installations,​ churches, and battlefields are amazing. 
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-===== Places to buy (Land Rover) stuff ===== 
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-  * [[http://​keithgott.co.uk/​|Keith Gott]] Alton 
-  * [[http://​www.Brit-car.co.uk|Brit-car]] helpful guys for mail order 
-  * [[http://​www.advancedfactors.co.uk/​|Advanced Factors]] Southampton 
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-===== Places to buy (Other) stuff ===== 
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-  * [[http://​www.megasquirt-v8.co.uk|Megasquirt-V8]] for everything to do with Megasquirt for the Rover V8, plus pinned diffs, lockers, etc. 
-  * [[http://​www.furneauxriddall.com/​|Furneaux Riddall]] vehicle (car / boat / camper) electrics 
-  * [[http://​vehicle-wiring-products.eu/​|Vehicle Wiring Products]] 
-  * [[http://​barden-uk.com/​|Barden]] batteries & chargers 
-  * [[http://​smithandallan.com/​|Smith & Allen]] oils & lubricants, like them on facebook for a discount code. Then un-like them again for thinking that's a good idea. 
-  * [[http://​www.arpel.co.uk/​|Arpel]] the most useful rivet website I've found. 
-    * [[http://​www.diamondindustrial.co.uk/​index.php?​page=shop.product_details&​flypage=flypage.tpl&​product_id=15849&​category_id=207&​option=com_virtuemart&​Itemid=72|A handy selection of sealed rivets]] 
-  * [[http://​www.arc-rite.co.uk/​|Arc-Rite]] - where we got the NATO Green aerosol paint for the wheels, seems like very good stuff. 
-  * [[http://​corroless.com/​|Corroless]] - a good reputation for anti-corrosion paints, also fuel/water tank internal coatings 
-  * [[http://​www.theplasticshop.co.uk/​]] 
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-Where [[http://​www.ep90.com|Dave]] got his roof tent mattress / cushions / covers, and we got our seat cushions & covers: 
-  * http://​www.thefoamshop.co.uk/​ 
-  * http://​stores.ebay.co.uk/​GoodFabricStore 
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-**Camping Gear** 
-  * [[http://​www.alpkit.co.uk|Alpkit]] do decent head torches despite being painfully hip. 
-  * [[http://​www.obrienscamping.co.uk/​|OBriens camping]] have an ugly website with some useful information on it 
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-**Volvo Portal Axle Parts** 
-  * [[http://​www.flyingspanners.net|The House Of Flying Spanners]] - 5.99:1 gears, oil seal & king pin conversions 
-  * [[http://​www.tatanka.nu]] Have a good selection of spares and a decent web shop. 
-  * [[http://​www.fmv4x4.com/​en/​|FMV4x4]] Have many spares but their website sucks 
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-===== Overlanding Things ===== 
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-  * [[http://​www.expeditionportal.com/​forum/​index.php|Expedition Portal]] 
-  * [[http://​beardies.co.uk|Beardy Overlanders On a Budget Society]] subverting the bling brigade with B.O.O.B.S. 
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-==== Blogs ==== 
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-  * [[http://​www.mytb.org/​DefenderDreamCatcher|Defender Dream Catcher]] Jane and Les's travels in a 127 Defender Land Rover Ambulance, converted to a camper. It'll never catch on! 
-  * [[https://​tukojack.blogspot.co.uk/​|tukojack.blogspot.co.uk]] Norden Runt 2016 with Land Rover Series 3 Hybrid ​ 
-  * [[http://​www.overlandbirds.com/​|Overland birds]] a looong way overland 
-  * [[http://​richardhawes.blogspot.co.uk/​|Baltics or Bust]] 
-  * [[http://​bluekatk.blogspot.co.uk/​|Germans overlanding in a MAN KAT truck]] going some interesting places but //damn// it's not a subtle rig! 
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-==== Interesting Overland Vehicles ==== 
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-  * [[http://​jonsonglobetrotter.de/​]] a variety of things from MAN truck to old tractor... 
-  * [[http://​expeditionportal.com/​tuusula-finland-to-bishkek-kyrgyzstan-in-a-volvo-240-wagon/​|Volvo 240 Estate Overlander]] brilliant! 
-  * [[http://​expeditionportal.com/​inuvik-or-bust-to-the-end-of-the-earth-in-a-bmw-m-coupe/​|A BMW M-Coupe]] 
-  * [[http://​expeditionportal.com/​exploring-backroads-and-finding-yourself-in-a-porsche-356/​|Porsche 356]] glorious 
-  * [[http://​www.thepostman.org.uk/​|Australia to UK on a postal moped]] met this guy at the Adventure Travel Show, he's a lovely chap, his book is very good. Proves Jez's theory that a Honda moped is the ultimate overland bike. 
-  * [[https://​jalopnik.com/​its-not-really-camping-if-your-land-rover-turns-into-a-1789581928|Defender Pop-up camper thingy]] 
-  * [[https://​jalopnik.com/​inside-the-most-technologically-extreme-adventure-vehic-1752622398|Utterly ridiculous]] 
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-===== Camper Conversions ===== 
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-Collected camper conversions for inspiration,​ ideas to steal, and things to avoid: 
-  * http://​van.littlethings.com/​van-mobile-tiny-house-remodel-chimney 
-  * [[http://​forums.lr4x4.com/​index.php?​showtopic=89457|Volvo 303 Camper]] 
-  * [[http://​earthroamer.com/​]] subtle((not really)) and understated((very not really)) US camper-trucks for the budget-conscious((billionaire)). 
-  * [[http://​www.ibexcamper.com/​|Wally'​s Foers Ibex Camper]] 
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-===== Other 127 & 130 Ambulances ===== 
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-  * http://​landroverkaty.blogspot.co.uk 
-  * http://​southlow.co.uk/​landrover.html 
-  * http://​www.soletraveller.com 
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-===== Random Technical Stuff ===== 
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-  * [[http://​hackaday.com/​blog/​|Hackaday]] occasionally features brilliant or useful projects / DIY. 
-  * [[http://​instructables.com/​|Instructables]] occasionally turns up good ideas but there'​s a lot of cack to wade through. 
-  * [[http://​www.lr90.com/​calculator.html|Trevor'​s Land Rover Spring Calculator]] allowing you to use science to work out which springs you need. 
-  * [[http://​www.deckersonline.com/​fj40_traction_bar|FJ40 traction Bar]] great explanation (with diagrams) of anti-wrap bars. 
-  * [[http://​buckeyetriumphs.org/​technical/​jod/​JOD1/​JOD1.htm|Comprehensive page on GKN Type J overdrive]] which is the same guts as the GKN Land Rover unit. 
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-===== Getting Out & About ===== 
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-  * [[http://​www.adventureshow.com/​|Adventure Travel Show]] - ignore the trade stands, go for the talks. 
-  * [[http://​www.adventureoverlandshow.net/​|Adventure Overland Show]] friends have mentioned this, I don't trust the organiser but maybe we'll give it a go. 
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-===== Generally Useful Suppliers ===== 
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-  * [[http://​www.autoglaze.co.uk/​specialist-vehicle-glazing/​classic-custom-cars/​|Autoglaze Bournemouth]] - Custom car glass cutting 
-  * [[http://​brakes4u.co.uk/​]] 
-  * [[http://​www.vehicle-wiring-products.eu/​]] 
-  * [[http://​simplybearings.co.uk/​]] 
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