August 2013 Update

There hasn’t been much going on recently – I’ve been working too much and other things have been taking up the money anyway. The rebuilt head has cut down enormously on the oil loss suffered since I built up the Tdi engine in 2008.  It’s hard to say whether it is still using any – […]

Announcing the Nick Boylen Heritage Edition

I’m delighted to announce the arrival of the Nick Boylen Heritage Edition celebrating 40 years of blind refusal to accept defeat in the face of quality British workmanship. The 40th Anniversary Nick Boylen Heritage Edition has all the usual extras found in normal Land Rover owners such as unfounded optimism and a substantial discount at […]

Helena’s new 90

Finally, after a lot of problems with the franchised dealer and several electrical faults which had to be repaired by a second franchised dealer, Helena’s 2009 Defender 90XS has been delivered.  It has been very well looked after, but will need a thorough rust preventative treatment.  We’ll be using Rustmaster for that.   We fitted the […]

Defender 90

And so the fleet grows again… We have just bought Helena a December 2009 Defender 90.  I’s a black XS spec Station Wagon, so has all the trimmings and the good rear seats, and is in immaculate condition.  The only defects I could find were a failed indicator bulb and the first stages of a […]

Need Another

Our personal circumstances have changed considerably in the last few weeks, and so we are now looking for a new car for Helena.  Had events happened just a couple of months before they did, we’d still have a Lightweight in the garage, but such is life…