Thread: An expedition truck on portals...

  1. #1031
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    Wow very impressive Robert!!
    A vehicle’s worth is not what you put into it, but what it put into you.
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    I just stumbled upon this thread and it looked like an incredible trip!!! I know this may sound crazy, but I saw a photo you posted and am absolutely in love with it and am curious if you would mind sending me the original. Ideally, I would like to have it framed and hung in my garage! Attached is the photo for reference. Thanks!!! (PS I tried PMing you but your inbox is full)


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    Hi, that´s a wonderful find!
    I will look it up when I am back in Europe next week and happily send it to you!
    It was one of the toughest adventures I ever embarked on but it was also one of the most memorable I ever did.
    It was great to do it together with my wonderful friend Erik Brandenburg (who build and raced this Porsche 911 Safari) while I trailered his car and all our spares to the start, ran T4 service and support for him all the way to the finish line at Lac Rose, Dakar, Senegal, and then I drove back, as the only competitor, to pick up the Porsche in Marseille and trailer it back to his place in Hamburg.

    Interesting that you find this image now as I am in New York to promote my old plan of preparing my truck for the overland trip to the US in early 2018.
    I decided to finally stop finding excuses to further delay it and actually get down, work hard on preparing the LR130CC-R(hino) and do this trip.

    Thanks again to all of you who still follow this thread and my truck!
    Rallyewerk...still just a dream of a dreamer but it may just work! Who knows! Thanx to all of you out there! THANX!

    Find images from offroad events and great car builds on my photo site: http://rallyewerk.photoshelter.com

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    Great to hear Robert, fantastic work making it happen!
    A vehicle’s worth is not what you put into it, but what it put into you.
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    Hi Robert,

    Saw an article in one of the Land Rover magazines about you being involved or going to install a hybrid engine in the beast, any update about this, or some site where I can find some more info about this.
    Take care and lots of fun in the US in the new year.

    Marco.

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    Project Rhino - The LR130CC-R(hino)
    The first 9 years (2009-2018)

    That’s it! After 9 years on the road, 269.439km on my prototype 5” bolt-on portals (original TD4 engine), and many great adventures it’s now time to fully strip and rebuild the Rhino and then completly finish this project, including the change of engine and drive.

    20180117_Ls-tex4x4_Rhino_Restauration_begins_01.jpg

    20180117_Ls-tex4x4_Rhino_Restauration_begins_02.jpg

    As this project of mine now enters a new phase and thanx to my new partner in Rallyewerk Automotive we are taking the effort to finish this project to my original plans, which sofar time and funding have prevented.

    So, I’d like to hereby again thank everyone who’s supported and sponsored this dream of mine over the past 9 years.
    Without you I would have never gotten this far and could have never build nor enjoyed driving this awesome car.
    The current pageview count on the forums that I know of us just over 2.000.000 (!) views! THANX!!!

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    I´ll keep you updated as the frame-off restoration commences and the rebuild is done over the coming weeks and will then also share some more information on what´s going to be added, replaced or changed on my truck.

    I have one question for you guys though. I´d like to safe a considerable amount of money and also time as I´ll need to get the front part of the chassis (up to the transfer case), including the wings and the bulkhead scanned to see if the drive conversion will fit and also pre-fabricate mounts, etc.
    So, does anyone have or know where I could get reliable CAD data of this aforementioned section of the Defender TD4 Puma?

    Thanks!!!!!
    Rallyewerk...still just a dream of a dreamer but it may just work! Who knows! Thanx to all of you out there! THANX!

    Find images from offroad events and great car builds on my photo site: http://rallyewerk.photoshelter.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by LRD130PUMA View Post
    Hi Robert,

    Saw an article in one of the Land Rover magazines about you being involved or going to install a hybrid engine in the beast, any update about this, or some site where I can find some more info about this.
    Take care and lots of fun in the US in the new year.

    Marco.

    ...and yes, Marco, that´s true and we´re already working on the prototype kit at one of my project partner´s HQ ;-)
    More info later as the rebuild commences....
    Rallyewerk...still just a dream of a dreamer but it may just work! Who knows! Thanx to all of you out there! THANX!

    Find images from offroad events and great car builds on my photo site: http://rallyewerk.photoshelter.com

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    The dismantling of the LR130CC-R(hino) has finally begun at LS-tec4x4 / Landyscheune....







    Last edited by Oilworker; 02-15-2018 at 01:14 AM.
    Rallyewerk...still just a dream of a dreamer but it may just work! Who knows! Thanx to all of you out there! THANX!

    Find images from offroad events and great car builds on my photo site: http://rallyewerk.photoshelter.com

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