Monthly Archives: July 2012

MOT – got there this time!

Failed ……………….. but the MOTer did comment how good it is Brakes – knew they weren’t so good.  Complete new system will be going on, servo, master cylinder, slave cyliners and shoes/springs/adjusters, was planning to do this anyway. Headlights – no beam pattern – hey ho – will get a set of halogens to replace. Wipers – […]

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MOT …… Not quite

Unfortunately the MOT didn’t happen today. The sister in laws car needed an MOT, so we used the slot booked for the LTWT to get her car in. The good news is her car passed without a problem. The not so good news is that it’ll be three weeks now before I’m at home again […]

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A few photos before any work is done

Thought I’d add a few photos of the lightweight before any work is done to it. A sort of before and after thing.

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The immediate future ….

Following the MOT on 21st July, we will be doing whatever is needed, if it’s a failure, or there are any “advisories”. Once MOT’d, the plan is to start using the lightweight on a regular basis to establish its reliability and general “useability” in its current condition. The first goal is to take it to the […]

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MOT time

Having collected the lightweight last weekend, I’m keen to get it MOT’d as quickly as possible and get it on the road and in use. By going for the MOT regardless of what may or may not be obvious, I can see what I’m up against for getting it on the road and gauge how […]

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To name 27 GJ 43

Most trucks/cars etc… are given names … so, over the next few weeks, we’ll be looking for a new name for the LT/WT.  We have a feeling this will come from something that happens one day in the near future. Check back regularly to see what we come up with. Current suggests are: Lucy (the […]

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Collecting 27 GJ 43 : 7th/8th July 2012

Some time ago, a friend of mine on the Help for Heroes 4×4 European Rally scene started making comments that I should get out of my Jap thingy and buy his SIII LT/WT. Being a Mitsubishi owner for many years, this was taken in the true spirit of the light hearted banter of Jap vs […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to the website of my Land Rover SIII 24v FFR  Lightweight Here I’ll be writing about work carried out on it and the trips and adventures it has.

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