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Les Parker
11-21-2006, 05:21 PM
Anyone out there have any great pictires of the superb LR3 (or Discovery III) out and about off-roading?
Care to share them with us?
Thanks
Les:thumb-up:

JSalyer
12-08-2006, 07:29 AM
Les,
I just lost all I just typed-let me do this again........shorter this time!!

Ok,
4 weeks ago, Hohenfels(upper Bavaria), Wheels event, 2006, TD6/manual tranny, LR3, all the good kit hanging on it, the guy had driven up to England to pick up a set of the new 19" Goodyear MTR's 2 weeks earlier(I think coming to US in spring). Truck was unstoppable. Most of us have Disco 1's and 2's, Def 90's or 110's or Gwagens, etc with mimimum 2" lifts, lockers or tru tracs, MT tires all the goodies. This guy smoked most of us-that truck was unbelievable(he's been a real serious offroader in the most tricked out MB Gelandewagen you could imagine for years though). Some dragging of the low stuff, but he's a guy with lots of money and bought this thing to use; he didnt back down from anything and completed all runs on first try all day. He would step out and look like he was ready to go to Casino Royal-effortless. So the technology is amazing. But he was first to say, if it all takes a dump in the field he's hosed. Will see if my buddy got pics(my digi camera took a dump that day of course).
Cheers from Bavaria
Jack Salyer

TSR53
12-08-2006, 11:23 AM
You mean like this Les?
http://www.matzker.de/media/content/images/disco3raid.jpg

JSalyer
12-13-2006, 08:58 AM
:thumb-up: If you read the roof decal:

http://www.matzker.de/

They are up in Cologne(Koln), I'll stop in and report on my next trip over to that part of Germany....

TSR53
12-13-2006, 12:27 PM
:thumb-up: If you read the roof decal:

http://www.matzker.de/

They are up in Cologne(Koln), I'll stop in and report on my next trip over to that part of Germany....

Thanks! Well, it was me that posted the photo... From what I hear, Amadeus Matzker loves Land Rover Defenders and has a pretty mean Porsche 911 track car. If you wouldn't mind snapping off a few shots that would be great! [see if he has any mod'ed 2006 MINI Cooper S's hanging around as well - my daily driver :thumb-up:]

Les Parker
12-21-2006, 04:35 PM
Hey, Thompson,

Thanks for the pic.
Any news of these veh.s not being used by "Footie Mums" going to and from school is always good.
Keep on Roverin'

Les:thumb-up:

Leslie
12-21-2006, 06:12 PM
... not being used by "Footie Mums" going to and...


Footie Moms? ROTFL!!!!! :thumb-up: Took me a sec to realize that was a Brit-speak way of saying "soccer-mom".... :cool:

Les Parker
01-03-2007, 02:29 PM
We call the game on how the ball is played, ie football means we use our feet not, as in USA, our hands!

Leslie
01-03-2007, 03:04 PM
We call the game on how the ball is played, ie football means we use our feet not, as in USA, our hands!

Oh, I totally agree... calling American football "football" seems strange.... lol...

Kinda funny, tho'.... the BBC here runs the Footballers' Wives.... interesting show..... :rolleyes:

DonFromCanada
02-22-2007, 04:14 PM
Had a few turns up in nortern Ontario.. these are from a Wheels event my dealership put on... I've also got some really good pics from the LR drivign school in Montebello Quebec. I'll post them later.

REALLY steep incline - maybe not so impressive, until I tell you that this was a 45 degree incline up a solid piece of rock -no steps or grip anywhere to be seen.. and all on road tyres!
http://web.mac.com/don_andrews/iWeb/Our%20Site/Photos_files/LR3ComingUp.jpg


Doing the suspension hanging game... I am ashamed to admit it, but if you notice, I am in the passenger side - my wife may just be <gulp> a better offroad driver than I.

http://web.mac.com/don_andrews/iWeb/Our%20Site/Photos_files/LR3Offroad.jpg



I'll throw in a few more from that day, even though they are not LR3's, but they are cool pics anyways...

Julia in the Bentley GT...

http://c7716.r16.cf2.rackcdn.com/RN-Forum/users/DonFromCanada/BentleyGTC.jpg


Me in the Aston Martin DB9.

http://c7716.r16.cf2.rackcdn.com/RN-Forum/users/DonFromCanada/AstonDB9.jpg


Another of me in the Aston....

http://c7716.r16.cf2.rackcdn.com/RN-Forum/users/DonFromCanada/Aston2.jpg

TSR53
02-23-2007, 08:55 AM
Don, looks like you are having more fun driving the Aston Matrin *on-road* than in the passenger seat of the LR3 off-road! Nice photos eventhough it is an "off-Road" thread! Where are the video clips ??!!?? youtube 'em up.

ps to myself... glad that I programmed the forum to scroll right when someone uploads large images.

DonFromCanada
02-27-2007, 11:55 AM
Sorry about that - I couldn't figure out how to scale them properly and I don't have any image manipulation tools on my work computer.

Yeah, the morning was tooting around in sports cars - Aston Martin DB9, Bentley GTC, Bentley GT Flying Spur, Jaguar XK convertible, and a Jaguar XJ-R.

Afternoon was spent running round the woods and rocks in LR3's, RR's and RRS's. No Defenders though :(

I didn't do itmyself, but one of the guys took the RRSSC on the skid pad and did some high-speed laps in it. Very impressive if you're one of those who buy into the concept of a high-speed Rover..

/DA

TSR53
02-27-2007, 01:08 PM
No biggie! I'll edit the photos for you and re-post 'em on our server at a more forum friendly size.

I guess I'm one of those track hungry guys... Floggin a RR Sport around the track would be fun :thumb-up:.

TSR53
02-27-2007, 02:35 PM
Here are some more photos of Matzker's trick Discovery 3 dc5r / LR3 in Germany...

http://www.matzker.de/media/content/images/disco3raid1.jpg

http://www.matzker.de/media/content/images/dc5r_1.jpg

http://www.matzker.de/media/content/images/dc5r_3.jpg

dbregman
03-23-2007, 09:44 PM
Here are some shots from a Bill Burke class in the Anza-Borrega desert of California.

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105

DonFromCanada
04-11-2007, 09:31 AM
Here are some shots from a Bill Burke class in the Anza-Borrega desert of California.

104

105

Is that the ARB winch bumper for the LR3? I like the look of it, but not sure how you would see the spindle if it is covered by the bumper? How would you know if you have fouled the line?

dbregman
04-11-2007, 01:16 PM
Is that the ARB winch bumper for the LR3? I like the look of it, but not sure how you would see the spindle if it is covered by the bumper? How would you know if you have fouled the line?

Yes it is the ARB - its visability is a bit slim, but you can see. I use synthetic line so it is easier to handle. Bill Burke did suggest I cut a slightly larger access hole in the top of the bumper.

Robison Service
04-30-2007, 07:15 AM
Thanks! Well, it was me that posted the photo... From what I hear, Amadeus Matzker loves Land Rover Defenders and has a pretty mean Porsche 911 track car. If you wouldn't mind snapping off a few shots that would be great! [see if he has any mod'ed 2006 MINI Cooper S's hanging around as well - my daily driver :thumb-up:]

I have a modified MINI S here at Robison Service - we're a Dinan dealer.

slorocco
05-03-2007, 03:16 PM
Anyone out there have any great pictires of the superb LR3 (or Discovery III) out and about off-roading?
Care to share them with us?
Thanks
Les:thumb-up:

Here's one from last weekend at Gore, Va. BigDogs event

http://www.geocities.com/mhenry79/jeep/2007_04_bd_ice_breakers/Log_Bridge_Loop_Mud/mitch_lr3.jpg

tempestv8
08-07-2007, 07:54 AM
A brand new LR3 (Discovery Series 3 in Australia) was part of a convoy that crossed the Simpson Desert, which is a big trip that takes months and months of preparation, as it is an expedition style trip.

The D3 was very reliable and the only vehicle amongst a bunch of Discovery II vehicles.

Here is a couple of videos for your viewing pleasure:

http://www.aulro.com/app/data/751/D3_-Little_Red.wmv (http://www.aulro.com/app/data/751/D3_-Little_Red.wmv)


http://www.aulro.com/app/data/500/Callum_-Little_Red.wmv (http://www.aulro.com/app/data/500/Callum_-Little_Red.wmv)

Enjoy!

bjesplin
11-23-2007, 11:07 PM
I drive my LR3 off road regularly. This photo was taken in a potato field.

twstrchasr
07-26-2008, 04:18 AM
That Aston is sooo BEAUTIFUL !!! I so need to win the lottery !!!

:thumb-up:

DonFromCanada
07-26-2008, 06:38 PM
That Aston is sooo BEAUTIFUL !!! I so need to win the lottery !!!

:thumb-up:

Got invited to the press release for the Aston Marton DBS - now that was a hell of a ride!

Made the DB9 look like a Honda Civic.

Boaz
11-17-2008, 07:24 PM
A few recent shots from our Colorado trip.

Poughkeepsie Gulch
http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q132/boaz63/Great%20Divide%202008/IMG_2236.jpg

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q132/boaz63/Great%20Divide%202008/IMG_2292.jpg

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q132/boaz63/Great%20Divide%202008/IMG_2280.jpg

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q132/boaz63/Great%20Divide%202008/IMG_2248.jpg

achampagne
03-10-2013, 07:52 PM
Got her out for a snow run last week, only took one pic.

7953

Now if I just knew of a company in the NorthEast that needed a salesman who has a passion for Land Rovers I would be a happy man.

DonFromCanada
03-10-2013, 10:42 PM
How did you get that one installed? I'd like to do something similar on my LR4...


/Don




Got her out for a snow run last week, only took one pic.

7953

Now if I just knew of a company in the NorthEast that needed a salesman who has a passion for Land Rovers I would be a happy man.

achampagne
03-11-2013, 10:46 PM
I bought it installed, They are very hard to come by on this side of the pond. It's almost easier to get an ARB.

DonFromCanada
03-12-2013, 06:47 AM
I bought it installed, They are very hard to come by on this side of the pond. It's almost easier to get an ARB.

Did a previous owner do it or do you mean the dealer did it? I'd love to see more pics. Very curious how you keep the spool neat if you can't see it?

achampagne
03-12-2013, 08:48 AM
Did a previous owner do it or do you mean the dealer did it? I'd love to see more pics. Very curious how you keep the spool neat if you can't see it?

Previous owner had it installed at LR Bedford, NH. I am able to see the spool, as a matterof fact I just respooled it Sunday afternoon after using last weekend during the wheeling pic I posted above.

Les Parker
03-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Great pix !!

Thanks for keeping the post alive and for sharing the Colorado experience. :)

Herdsman2
04-09-2013, 07:47 PM
Here are a few from my last Trip to Colorado and Moab.

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ThePhotographer
04-10-2013, 12:42 PM
Nice!