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  1. I shall get the engine numbers and the chassis plate pictured and I love the pictures of that one on solid tyres looks great
  2. How could I obtain some info for these ? Like illustrations parts books manuals ? As I know these are non existent now but if some people could help me out that would be fantastic
  3. The work being carried out on this vehicle is basically an overall check. Change fluids sort out any issues and a full re paint at some point The Leyland Society sounds very useful and I sure will try and get in content with them. Thank you for the info I am yet to retrieve the numbers from the chassis
  4. I shall have a dig for the numbers. Mr.Dawson still owns this vehicle it is one of his private collection. He has entrusted me and my company to get it back up to road worthy spec
  5. Ah I understand now so this is a picture of the area. There’s a hole in the centre so would it be to the left, right or above ?
  6. Thank you and it is. I do enjoy learning and gaining the skills and knowledge about working on theses old beasts
  7. Brilliant thank you for your reply I really appreciate it when you say RAF is that a type of truck or is that Royal Air Force ? also where abouts on the member will those numbers be on the outside of it or the inside ? might be buried under the paint. so would the likely hood of her going to Egypt be true or would it have most likely been France ?
  8. Hello and thank you to all that will take the time to read this my name is Andrew I am 24 I run a small classic vintage and veteran vehicle workshop in Birmingham and currently have in for recommissioning a 1915 Leyland Truck. I love History and the wars so when I got the chance to work on this Leyland I gladly accepted the offer. I am here seeking your guidance and knowledge. The furthest I’ve got with research is just google. And apparently this vehicle was in the Egyptian desert during WW1. Firstly is there any wa
  9. Thank you I’ve ordered it from that website hope to see it soon haha thank you
  10. The main one I would like is Heritage Commercials April 2020 Issue Thank you
  11. Thank you I will try them. I have messaged the magazines Facebook page hope to hear back soon and another magazine I shall have to buy haha
  12. Does anybody on here know any publishers as I haven’t been able to buy the magazines and they did a 4 part special on Militants of which my truck is in the one and would like a copy but just keep drawing a blank. I did order the first 3 magazines but they didn’t arrive in the post and it is now too late to fix this Any help ? Cheers
  13. Love this project and very much looking forward to following it and seeing the updates with progress. Congratulations on your journey so far
  14. Thanks mate she’ll look less like a yellow box once all the hardwares bolted on. The bumpers going black on the inside and black and yellow chevrons on the outside to match the yellow and black chevrons on the rear light boards that I’m going to make
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