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Made To Drive | S12 E05

1963 Land Rover Series IIA: An Honest 4×4

The form of pure function.
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flyboy157
flyboy157

Hello, I have a 69 LR Series IIA as well, I also noticed the VF 143 Pukin dogs emblem on the front. I was in CAG 7 On the Ike CVN 69 1989-93 in HS-5 The Helo squadron. Recall VF 143 as our fighter squadron. Were you in VF 143?

Hightower
Hightower

Basem–Any chance you know what the solo piano piece is that begins at 4:03? Love the music that accompanies the video and story. Keep driving!

nickofdime
nickofdime

Gorgeous job. What is that little checker plate door on the rear quarter?

Casual Observer
Casual Observer

I can tell when it’s a good Petrolicious film because I always want to own the particular car that’s featured!

726PAV
726PAV

Me too!

Greg Paules
Greg Paules

Very interested in where the VF-143 “Pukin Dogs” plaque came from on the front driver’s side.

MARK JONES
MARK JONES

Pure mechanical simplicity that results in a live experience. Similar effects from my Fiat 500 ‘Bambino’ and Caterham. Very appealing!!

stavro
stavro

Spot on Mark ! Learnt to drive in a new Series 3 110 Wagon with Fairley overdrive ? and troublesome 6 cylinder petrol ( Australian spec maybe ? ). It had10 seats and probably the best car we have ever had. As I kid we would put a whole soccer team inside and off road was the best. Top speed was maybe 62 mph regardless of roof racks and trailer ! Later we had one with 3.5 V8 and Range Rover diffs ? Finally we could race off Toyota’s at the lights ha ha Fuel consumption was even less. These… Read more »

Dennis White
Dennis White

What a great unique piece of machinery. Loved the narrative and wonderful locations and filming. A truly mellow morning!

Casual Observer
Casual Observer

Agree — lovely narrative.

Lig Ranemloc
Lig Ranemloc

Nice! Where was it filmed? Please let me know.

Basem Wasef
Basem Wasef

Azusa Canyon OHV, Angeles Crest Highway, and parts of the Arroyo/San Rafael Hills in Pasadena.

Gonzalo
Gonzalo

I love Land Rover!

Rich Lambert
Rich Lambert

Great video! He really nailed what it is to own, drive, and love/hate an old Land Rover Series.

Basem Wasef
Basem Wasef

Thanks Rich!

– Basem

Scott Morse
Scott Morse

GREAT PIECE.
Thanks to Basam and Petrolicious for publishing.
Drive long and prosper

Basem Wasef
Basem Wasef

Thanks man.