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AlexB
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Dormobile register

Post by AlexB » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:58 pm

I propose to fill the gap in the Dormobile world by compiling a register of all known Series 2 and 2a conversions.

I am not fussed if they are later, after conversion transplants, I just want to get as much info as I can on these rare beasts.

Information that would be exceedingly useful would be;

Chassis number
Registration number
Power train
Modifications
Domicile
Dormobile number (if known)
Any other comments / information

I do not propose to include personal details so as to keep with data protection legislation

Please message me or email me and I will keep you updated on progress.

Many thanks for your help
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RMS
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by RMS » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:13 pm

No S3s Alex?

Robin.
1967 109" Carawagon 200TDi
1958 109" Carawagon 2.25P (project)
1972 109" Carawagon 200 or 300TDi (project)
1972 109" SW Carawagon 2.5NA (project)
1974 Dormobile 2.25D (project)
(patNrob on S2C)
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by jerryd » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:23 pm

There is a post on facebook about this :cheers:

http://www.dormobile.org.uk/index.php/f ... IZqx1ftpRQ
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by AlexB » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:18 pm

I have dug out an old (aug 1997) Dormobile Club update of members list and the following vehicles were identified as having recently joined or moved;

RBG2G No details to be found on DVLA
ONY609E sorn
9395NE sorn
PWV272M sorn but in the possession of a current member of S2C
HPO748H Untaxed since 2007
KKE972B No details
BDH800C taxed and mot's

in addition,
there were Dormobiles from Netherlands (Jack and Dick Wapenar and Wieringa) and USA (Lisa and John Middleton)

I have also found a letter from Andy Moffat to a Mr Gibson, seeking information regarding a Dormobile spotted by helicopter !


Any information on these vehicles or owners would be gratefully received (within current data protection laws of course)
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loic
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by loic » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:17 am

Hi Alex,

You can find all the information about mine here : http://www.rms1.co.uk/lrcc/forum/viewto ... 7424#p7424
1957 S1 88"
1971 S2A Dormobile 6cyl
yakcam
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by yakcam » Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:29 pm

Hi Alex,

I like your plan for a register of Dormobile Land Rovers. Should prove to be very interesting.

Please find details of mine.

Chassis number 35101048H. Originally 6 cylinder 5 door export station wagon.
Reg September 1971.
Reg AKM 217K
Dormobile number 57926-1-626
Powertrain - Defender 200tdi/Series 3 gearbox/Roamerdrive overdrive/4.3:1 Rover P4 diffs. Defender power steering.
Rebuilt 2016 on new galvanised chassis/new galvanised bulkhead/new galvanised side frames/new galvanised floor supports/new rear floor. Interior refurbished with original layout retained. Used as my everyday vehicle. Named 'Miss Match' from the mix of Series and Defender parts!!

Couple of photos attached.

Best regards Chris
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loic
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by loic » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:12 pm

yakcam wrote:Hi Alex,

I like your plan for a register of Dormobile Land Rovers. Should prove to be very interesting.

Please find details of mine.

Chassis number 35101048H. Originally 6 cylinder 5 door export station wagon.
Reg September 1971.
Reg AKM 217K
Dormobile number 57926-1-626
Powertrain - Defender 200tdi/Series 3 gearbox/Roamerdrive overdrive/4.3:1 Rover P4 diffs. Defender power steering.
Rebuilt 2016 on new galvanised chassis/new galvanised bulkhead/new galvanised side frames/new galvanised floor supports/new rear floor. Interior refurbished with original layout retained. Used as my everyday vehicle. Named 'Miss Match' from the mix of Series and Defender parts!!

Couple of photos attached.

Best regards Chris
Nice, your was 3 numbers before mine !
1957 S1 88"
1971 S2A Dormobile 6cyl
yakcam
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by yakcam » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:20 pm

Three numbers before your Dormobile number?

Never been sure if these Dormobile conversions were sold from Martin Walter or from Land Rover dealers. The later may explain how your conversion was sold and registered before mine? All presuming the conversions were not built to order?

I had a suffix A registered 1958 Series 1 107 station wagon some time ago and understood that the suffix A registrations were used up for those vehicles that had their original registrations transferred/sold on.

Cheers

Chris
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by AlexB » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:56 pm

Many thanks CHris much appreciated

Phil has the chassis numbers, from a visit to Gaydon, and I very much hope that when he returns from his oceanic travels, be might let me have them. That would allow a much better comparison between what some know and others are helping us to know !
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loic
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Re: Dormobile register

Post by loic » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:29 pm

yakcam wrote:Three numbers before your Dormobile number?

Never been sure if these Dormobile conversions were sold from Martin Walter or from Land Rover dealers. The later may explain how your conversion was sold and registered before mine? All presuming the conversions were not built to order?

I had a suffix A registered 1958 Series 1 107 station wagon some time ago and understood that the suffix A registrations were used up for those vehicles that had their original registrations transferred/sold on.

Cheers

Chris
No,3 before chassis number.
My dormobile number is 58186 1 626
1957 S1 88"
1971 S2A Dormobile 6cyl
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