Hello from Canada Carawagon owner

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Hello from Canada Carawagon owner

Post by ROBINCRAIG16GN07 » Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:33 am

Hello all,

I am struck a deal to buy the remains of a British Army Carawagon.

I am located in Eastern Canada, specifically mid way between Toronto and Montreal.


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Re: Hello from Canada Carawagon owner

Post by DrivingDutchman » Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:16 am

Welcome Robin,

Another country with Carawagons... :gold:

Hope to see some pics soon...

You come to the right place, lots of Carawagon knowledge here...


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Re: Hello from Canada Carawagon owner

Post by RobinCraig » Thu May 23, 2019 2:33 am

Well, quite a bit of time has passed and what was a sure thing failed. My attempts to buy 16 GN 07 stumbled when I called the owner when I had the cash.

He decided that he was going to keep the vehicle.

I took the high road and sat on my hands and kept my mouth shut. Anyway, long story short, it came up for sale again and I reluctantly paid the man what he asked for because I know the chance to buy something doesn't come along often.

I have concluded the deal and the vehicle is home. Along with it came a plastic shopping bag with a lot of paperwork. It details where it came from and when and how.

I will put more up in the coming days.

I have started collecting the simple to find series 3 parts and common military bits.

The vehicle runs, of a fashion, off a jerry can.
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Re: Hello from Canada Carawagon owner

Post by RMS » Thu May 23, 2019 9:08 am

Well done :cheers:

Looks like a bit of work to get it back to it's Carawagon spec - is that what you intend to do with it?

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Re: Hello from Canada Carawagon owner

Post by RobinCraig » Fri May 24, 2019 1:55 am

Hello there again Robin,

Yes, you are correct, full restoration back to in service military condition. A bold goal and a lofty one considering I have 2 other restorations underway and an unfinished garage.

So far I have had all the military pioneer tool brackets sourced locally, another windscreen, all the jam jar lights, a set of military seats another steering wheel.

I am going to collect parts but no work until the garage is enclosed, as that is more important now.

The roof actually really offers me a challenge that appeals to my fabricator brain, same as the roof rack. I am hoping that folks can help me with various pictures over time of various parts.

yours Robin
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