New Year’s Resolution: Start a Progress Report
(Better late than never.
It’s only taken 5 years
My Mk3 County 4x4 pops up now and again in the 4x4 section, but I though it was time to bring everything together.
Since acquiring the van in January 2007 as a direct release from the MoD Fire Service, I’ve made a few improvements, the main ones being:
Ford 4.0 litre V6 engine, 205bhp, 250 ft lb torque (Details here
Ford 5 speed Auto Gearbox
Power Steering (Thread here
..and all the associated jobs to make it work. It has a bespoke cooling system (ex Mustang 4.6l V8), side exit exhaust and twin fuel tanks.
Along the way I’ve also done a lot of reconditioning and minor improvements. I’ll add some pictures and details later.
The main thread which sets the scene starts here
It’s also been around the Top Gear track – a County 4x4 first? Pics here
Here are a few pictures to get started: