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    Starting Them Young

    When Andrew Poulson at Spinney Engineering started work on refurbishing an 88” Series IIA Hard-Top, little did he think it would end up with a buyer who doesn’t even have a driving licence yet. But this Landy’s new owner is impressively definite about what he wants to do with his prized...

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    Joining the Family

    It’s easy to come up with an endless list of high-quality leafers when you’ve got a worldwide reputation for buying and selling them. But even for Huddersfield Land Rover Centre, it was a red-letter day when a pristine Series III rolled through the door with a mere 1000 miles a year on...

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    A Heavyweight Among Lightweights

    Ten years ago, what looked like an unassuming Lightweight had just embarked on a spell of dominance in top-level off-road competitions that was to last half a decade. And it did it on leaf springs – albeit with some very clever tricks behind them. Not to mention two very special axles…

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    Birthday Surprise

    What’s your definition of the perfect wife? How about one who buys you a galvanised chassis for your birthday…

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    Spares or Splendour

    When professional restorer Richard Lawson found himself with a collection of Land Rover parts lying about his workshop after finishing a job, he knew he had to put them to good use. So he went looking for a Land Rover to put them on – and ended up creating one...

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    Back from the Brink: Part Two

    Spinney Engineering's labour of love is coming on apace.

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    Quick Escalation

    Caroline Grossett knew she was on to a pretty safe bet when she sent her partner Stuart Newton on a Land Rover Experience driving day. Little did she know, though, that by the time he was finished they’d have decided there was only one thing for it…

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    Back from the Brink: Part One

    IIA bought for parts – but now coming back to life.

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    50 Shades of Land Rover

    Aside from the 80” itself, there’s nothing like the 107” Station Wagon for making Land Rover fans come over all nostalgic. Rare, beautiful and hugely desirable among collectors and restorers, it’s special even by normal Series I standards.

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    Salt Of The Earth

    This 88” Series III has lived its life amid the sea spray of the Western Isles. But you’d never know that to look at it – because it’s fresh out of a ground-up restoration.

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    A Chip Off The Old Block

    Paul Bramley has been 
spannering since before he 
went to school. No surprise, 
then, that when he turned 
his mind to building a 100” 
special, the results looked 
like something out of a factory. 
And when he tells you about the build buddy who helped make it 
happen, it’s even...

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    A Classic - and then some!

    Churchill 4x4 has just finished restoring this 1961 Series II.  It's every inch a classic, but it's far from standard.

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