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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #30 on: December 10, 2017, 09:46:57 PM »
More pics.
A screengrab from an ADF recruitment vid. Shows the same clamp bracket as above.
Another FFR sold off this month with left and right side Clark support bases. Also note the evidence of scraped paintwork on the left and right side of the rear tub where the big clamp brackets have been used and then removed.
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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #31 on: December 11, 2017, 09:51:36 AM »
Folks, thank for the updates. I have not seen the "slide slot" fitting for the Clark Mast base before. Fortunately, my FFR purchase in 2016 was still fitted with the Clark Clamps like the one in the photos. Many are removed however I have seen several vehicles sold with them still on. I have also seen a few with the Raven Racks still in place as they have now been replaced with later radio types. Having studied the Clark Mast Clamps, there are some slight variations even with those - some have more "Clark" names cast into the body and clamp handles than others; some have 2 holes drilled into the rear section that clamps to the outside of the vehicle.
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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #32 on: December 11, 2017, 09:58:20 AM »
On further review, I note the auction vehicle shown with the clamps bears no sign of holes for the Clark Mast  base. I have seen this on some actual Army in service pictures as well. This implies the clamps in that case were only used for transport and not to set up the Mast. The Masts came with a kit which included a base and guy wires that enabled it to be erected independent of the vehicle.

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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #33 on: December 18, 2017, 09:01:36 PM »
Pretty sure I saw an FFR at auction with RFSV/SRV style front diff housing. Probably had 4 pin centre too. Mine now has an HD housing thanks to Bearman and JC in Tassie :)

Also, the fibreglass door pockets come in two versions. One has sorta-ornate panelling in the design the other plain. Mine are plain, Mike S (Dopey on here) has two RFSV with the pretty pockets.
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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #34 on: December 18, 2017, 09:40:41 PM »
Hi Mark, I haven't noted the door tray differences, good info. As for front diffs I read here or there that Disco Series 1 (not the earliest batches) have the stronger diff too. If my diff cronks I may take more note of these things.

---- and I have finally got the closer pics of my Clark Support with the mystery grommet and bolt.

Also a pic showing the early type bracket/backplate and bolts.
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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #35 on: December 19, 2017, 06:53:51 PM »
Greetings from a fellow Jeep tragic. I have both GPW and Willys MB in various stages of restoration. It is a real disease and I have collected a container and half a shed of Jeep bits. It really gets you in.
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Re: Perentie 110 FFR Variations
« Reply #36 on: January 01, 2018, 01:13:01 AM »
I have stopped at 3 Jeeps dating from 1941, 1942 and 1943, all Fords. The Land Rover was my chance to by direct from Army disposals, something I could not do with the Jeeps. The FFR is like a limo with luxury features including a roof, doors, windows, electric wipers, heater and seatbelts!

Re the Clark Mast brackets, I note the last one displayed with the rubber cushion has a small screw attachment. What was this for? The masts I have seen have a pointed end which just sits in the hole in the rubber cup?

Happy 2018 to all. Maybe see you at Corowa in March with the theme - "Year of the Land Rover"
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