The third Land Rover was a Series III 88" 2.25 petrol
This was an ex-Royal Marines Land Rover, I bought from a Range Rover
dealer in Yorkshire. He had it in part exchange for a Rangie and wanted
to be rid of it quickly, it lowered the tone of his site!
The motor came with free straw in the back, and a tailgate otherwise it
was quite nice. I swapped the tailgate for a station wagon rear door
cleaned the straw out and we went on holiday in it.
The caravan we rented from the Deaf Children's Society (my daughter is
deaf) for a week at Easter in 1987, the first of many weeks spent near
Aberystwyth in Wales!!
I took the roof off to fit a roof lining, this was a foam backed
material glued to the inside of the roof, much easier to fit with the
We fancied a colour change and went for this two tone grey. It looked better in real life!