Completed Accident Repairs

Apart from the plastic wheel arch spat, which has a small 3″ gouge, all the accident damage had been rectified. This included fitting new fog and reverse lights on the right hand side, new chequer plates, a new tub cross member and a new reversing sensor system (the old system had a wrecked sensor and […]

Making Gearbox Refilling Easier

Topping up the gearbox was made far easier and far less messy by retro-fitting the SII top-fill cover a while ago, but there was still the complication of needing to remove the filler plug from the side of the box to check the level. Since the transfer box oil level on SII and SIII Land […]

Nearly Fixed

All the repair work is done, and it’s just a matter of finishing refitting all the external parts. The paint work came up beautifully, with no trace of the accident visible. The chequer plate panels need fixing in place, and without them, the panels look very deep behind the wheel arch (they are the correct […]


Well, the insurers have been very reasonable, allowing me to choose where it was repaired and not messing me about over costs, values and so on – it pays to have an agreed value policy on older vehicles. I’m glad about the no-claims bonus protection, too. My friend Alun at Rogers of Bedford repaired the […]


Not a good day. On the way home from work, I had a little knock. It’s done a fair bit of damage to the rear offside corner (not to mention the other car). The important thing is none of the three of us in the two cars were hurt in any way. I was on […]

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