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1948 Leyland Beaver needs a new home!


Reg No NHK 791, Chassis No 481768

Chassis cab form and partly dismantled but in reasonably sound condition.

Running units are in place.

Location : Hertfordshire

For further information please

Contact David Whitaker on 07788 561191


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[Inserted 02 September 2018]



I am asking £2000 for my rare 87 Roadrunner which I sadly have no more use for. I have owned it since 2011/12. It has a later (circa 1992 ish) Cummins Recon BT5.9 low emission engine fitted. At 130HP it pulls well and does up to 30mpg on my many trips to sw France where I am now relocating to. I have done about 15 trips with no breakdown cover and no fear that it would let me down. It was once a Porsche Race Team transporter and workshop, so has a workbench, 2 ramps that hook onto the 1000Kg Taillift, made in Scotland.It has 400k KM on the clock and is mot’d until the end of June 2019.

Since I have owned it I have improved it greatly but it needs a bit more tic to improve its looks. Mechanically I have in the past year fitted new rear wheel cylinders and brake shoes and a new Numax 120Ahr battery. Previously it has had 2 new front tyres, shock absorber bushes, track rod dust boots, water pump, fuel shutoff Solenoid, new filters etc. When I purchased it it had no air filter element fitted so I decided to remove the cylinder head, grind in all valves and fit new valve stem oil seals with new head gasket, injector copper washers etc. This improved the power and minimised oil consumption, which is very low.

The pictures show a tool cabinet and 3.5 ton winch assisted by a 200Ahr auxiliary battery which I intend to remove prior to selling. should a buyer need these for motor transport use they can be refitted for a negotiated sum. These 3 items cost around £1000 alone so are only possibly available at extra cost.

It is located in the Guildford Surrey area for viewing, but will be making another return trip to france from 23rd July. It may not return until around 10th september when it will remain in a secure yard until sold.

I will not have email after 21st July so anyone interested should contact me by texting my mobile so I can return the call. Calls cost the same as uk even in France. mobiles are:- 00447881781266    or  00447881271432.

Dick W


[Inserted 15 August 2018]

Leyland Octopus

1949 Leyland Octopus KKC81 is available for sale. Paul for more details 07836 350507


[Inserted 02 August 2018]


Leyland Olympian

Leyland Olympian bus. Registration F802 NGU

It’s recently picked up a couple of problems so we are going to either scrap it or find out if someone would like to preserve it.

The two faults are there is a bolt snapped at one end of the prop shaft.
Secondly there is some water mixing with the oil possibly through one of the cylinder heads.

If you or anyone you know may be interested in taking this on then I would be happy to sell it for around £500

My number is 07786550579 email:

Kind Regards
Chris - Fargo Coaches

[Inserted 24 July 2018]


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[Inserted 23 April 2018]

30hp petrol engine


Its time to advertise the availability of a an early Leyland 30 hp petrol engine in New Zealand.

A small donation to the Ferrymead Museum Hall of  Flame, Christchurch, NZ would secure this no longer required spare.

 The contact is:

[Inserted 08 April 2018]

Leyland wants a good home


Old Leyland with Rolls Royce engine, has a homemade type sleeper cab and has been converted to a recovery unit with ballast.


Open to offers


Contact Rich Nicholson 07894 624715



[Inserted 30 December 2017]

South East Bus Festival 2018

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[Inserted 05 November 2017]       [Updated 20 November 2017]

What do you want / Need

Following a recent committee meeting it was decided to create reproduction copies of sections of Leyland manuals but because of the huge range it is difficult to determine in what priority these should be made and so we thought it would be a good idea to ask the owners what they wanted.

This is your opportunity to influence which workshop documents we digitise and in what priority - subject of course to our having access to a good quality original in the first place. The duplicates could be made available on CDr/w or for an additional fee a memory clip / dongle depending on size of file.

Please send your requirements by email to 

[Inserted 07 October 2017]

Rubber Mounting Bushes – Leyland 600 Engine for PD2s, PS2s (and maybe PD3s)

An initiative we (Sydney Bus Museum) are urgently pursuing is the production of rubber mounting bushes for the Leyland 600 engine in PD2s,  PS2s  and maybe PD3s, I’m not certain.

We have 6 such buses, one being re-engined right now and it needs 16 such bushes per bus (4 mounting struts, two ends each, two bushes per end). Each end takes 2 dissimilar size bushes.

We’ve had a quote of about $1600 for the mould tooling and a price of about $10 each for the rubber itself.

The number we order is dependent on what interest there is from elsewhere in the world in taking some bushes for future use. We would only do one production run, as the price drops greatly for large quantities. 

I wonder could you try to establish what demand there might be from your owners?

We suggest a putative price of about $16 per bush plus 10% GST and shipping. 

I have found a decent price for shipping from UPS who will take 20 kg from Aust to UK, door to door for $176.

The per unit cost could drop if we were to order a few hundred bushes. Our buses alone will eventually need total 128 pieces, as the rubbers now are nearing 30 or 40 years of age, and are collapsing.

Contact David @ Sydney Bus Museum -

[Inserted 16 August 2017]    [Updated 09 September 2017]


I am pleased to say that the first samples of the motor mount bushes have been produced.

Personally I’m pleased with the quality. Perfect dimensions, thanks to the toolmaker’s allowance for shrinkage in the mould, nice clean finish and a very good firm feel.  Shore Hardness of 70A has been held.

Very professional job all told.

I’ll keep you posted on price.

The photos show them straight from the mould without any trimming of flash.

Price negotiations are going on with the moulder and will depend on order size, and of course we will press the impoverished charity line.

I’ll keep you posted.

Please advise how many sets you might take, given an acceptable price.

Armed with expressions of interest we can decide on as large an order as possible to keep price down.

[Updated 17 October 2017]


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