History of a 60's Land Rover in 3 Div poss recce?

Discussion in 'Infantry' started by Dave playforth, Oct 29, 2010.

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  1. Hello,
    I have an old military short wheel base FFR Land Rover , built in 62 and demobed in 71, I am restoring it but can't find the history can any one help?
    I have found a 3 Div badge on the front wing, a black '9' on the rear diff which was painted white and the hindges which suport the windscreen have been cut when in service, the only thing I can think why is for an imporovised GPMG mount. It also has the spring hangers painted red prob for lashing down to be taken out the country on a ship, could it have been a recce vehicle in Aden or somewhere else?
    Sorry can't load photos up but I do have them on flickr if you type in FFR 24 volt rover 8.
    Thanks for any help in advance, Dave
     

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  2. No idea on your vehicle, but just thought I'd mention that most military vehicles have their rear diff painted white, it gives the convoy light something to shine on.