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My first Land Rover

PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:19 am
by stanfonj
I currently own a 1984 Lightweight. My mid-life crisis apparently. My first car also happened to be a lightweight; not the cheapest thing to run when you're a student.
Well, back in 1995, whilst working down in Pembrokeshire, a crack developed in one of the cylinders. With no money to fix it I sold it on to the local garage - it makes me cry to think how little I took for it.
So where is it now?
I'm pleased to say it's alive and well, and in much better condition than when I had it. It's now owned by TV's Anna Ryder Richardson and her husband at the Manor House Wildlife Park (, where I happened to come across it last year.
It now has a V8, but Anna's husband Colin (charming chap) has plans to put in diesel.

PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:23 pm
by Colin Voss (admin)
That's brilliant that the lightweight is still alive and kicking and nearby.