Witness the return of a legend

Fulfilling a promise of love and restoration

From humble farm life beginnings, carrying pigs and potatoes — to traversing rugged landscapes, across Europe, Africa, and Asia. Over sand dunes and through muddy rainforests. Across river beds and along mountain ridges, this Land Rover Series 3 has had a lifetime of adventure. After its epic overland journey [/] Alec and Jan Forman’s  vehicle took on a more domestic role, as a family daily driver and camping companion. At one point it was almost sold, but thankfully it has stayed in the same family ever since.

Decades have passed and this legend is ready for a full restoration. Be a part of the journey and fulfillment of Alec and Jan Forman's promise, made on valentine's day 2018, to love their Land Rover back to life!

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Legend

1977 - 1978

Exploring more of the world during a time way before GPS of hashtags.

1978 - 1985

Used as an everyday family car and for frequent camping trips in England and across Europe

1986 - 1993

Turning on the ignition every twenty one months for summer adventures, all over the UK.

2003 - 2018

Valentine’s Day 2018, after the Land Rover sat parked for over two decades, and after the release of their book Alec and Jan Forman decided to make a pledge — To Love Our Land Rover Back To Life!

2018 - 2019

Twelve months of dismantle work brought back memories of the past and hope for rejuvenating future.

1977
Watch this space
2021 -

Plans are in the making to love this legend back to life!

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The journey to a full restoration

Follow along as we document the return of a legend

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Completed on
May 19, 2021
Loaded up for the next adventure

All wrapped up and a moment for refreshment, we waved a “see you later” to our legendary Land Rover Series 3. What a sight to see, as we think back over the years of its formidable history.

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Completed on
March 25, 2019
Stripping out the interior

With winter festivities behind us and some early signs of spring, the flowers in our garden blooming, we eased back into our dismantle efforts. Focusing our attention on the rear living space in our legend. 

Products inspired by our legend

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Strangers Like Angels - With a Devil or Two to Boot by Alec and Jan Forman
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Rock Bed Long Sleeve
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