Welcome to Syd's shed.
Syd has put a lot of effort into his FFR. He purchased the proper hi-tech paint from Hilton Pollard. The vehicle has been restored to absolutely original condition and features a correct HF radio set (GRC-106 400w), aerials, and snorkel. You can see Syd's radio set in the lower photos. The top two photos show Syd Crawdford's FFR with a No 5 trailer (note rear tailgate fabrication) on a trail in the Brindabella's west of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Syd recently purchased both the trailer and the P.T.O. winch from Jim Doyle. Syd attended the first R & R in 2001 and took his trailer everyhere he went. On one particular "soft-sinky" sand dune it made for a bit of a challenge. Syd took many of the photos in the report
Also in the lower pair of photos is a Land-Rover Series 1 restored as a "British Signals FFW" by Andrew Tostevin of South Australia.
|Build Date||27/6/1989||Army Rego||49-149|
|Engine #||988473 -orig. 100366 -repl.||Engine||4 cyl 3.9L Diesel|
LIGHTWEIGHT FFR MC2
|Contractor||Jaguar Rover Australia|
|Chassis #||SALLDHAZ1BF573599||Colour||Olive Drab|
|On track -large ver. 132kb||Rear view -large ver. 117kb|
|On track -large ver. 125kb||Rear view -large ver. 146kb|
|Radio check -large ver. 101kb||On R & R -large ver. 95kb|
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