Series III Frame replacement

Updated on November 10, 2017 in Technical
1 on July 27, 2017

I own a 1982 Stage 1 V8 109 and would like to replace the frame.Any recommendations regarding someone to do the work? After I find someone to do the work, I plan to have a galvanized frame shipped from the UK.

Thanks for any suggestions.

Doug Muir
Tallahassee

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Awesome Doug. I live in Tallahassee too. I am doing a restoration on my 1969 2a  88. with a new galvinized frame. I am having some issues putting it all back together, due to the fact that it has been disasembed for 11 years. I need to look at another 2a to see were everything goes. The haynes manual only gets me so far. Your series 3 V8 won’t help much. but I would love to see it anyway. Series Land Rover are very rare here in Tallahassee. Unfortunately there are no mechanics in the Tallahassee area that are famiular with our verhicles, and your 1982 modal is grey market, extremely rare in these parts. If you decide to do the work yourself, take pictures first, millions of them.
  I have a monumental task on my hands, but I don’t fret it. It is a long term project that I can only afford in stages. I love working on the Rover. It is a stress relieving hobby, even if I do pull some hair out from time to time. It will roll again someday.
   I believe we help each other out, at least support each other. give me a shout.
  RoverDan  850-284-9455.  As I think about it, I have met a Doug Muir before. We may know each other.

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