I am restoring a 1965 Land Rover Series 2a SWB
(It's been off the road for 5 of my 10 years of ownership).
I also like push mowers, catapults and tobacco pipes from the 60's and 70's.
...I'm not 'into' the 60's and 70's, it just seems that things were built to last back then, and thus they are now in my ownership.
Currently reading books by Mark Twain
"Land Rovers are not accepted for racing - not at this writing anyhow - and they will never replace the limo as a way of transporting the very rich, but they do have style and a kind of studied carelessness. A man who rockets around the suburbs, or attempts to seduce fastidious women, in a Land Rover, is obviously a man worth watching. He must be one who can tell society to go to hell and get away with it." - Car & Driver, Sept 1964
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