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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-caravans-trailers/bronkhorstspruit/2020-other-other/1007741515640910002163609
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    No1, regarding SA companies.. had to return bad powder coating job yesterday, Owner told me its a difficult part to do(2 out of the 5 were perfect) just excuses and no responsibility..

    No2. lost...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    that explorer conversion looks interesting, any chance we can get more info or even the owner on the forum?
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    the height they confirmed was 2300, as I needed to fit it under my carport..

    but they build it according to your requirements, they do chop up the 130 though ...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I almost bought this vehicle 2 years ago (tdi300) and missed out on it... they do a proper job..

    http://acmotorhomes.co.za/


    the bushlapa bosluis 2 is also a nice option ..
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Having owned a 110 (still have a 90 and 130) I must say, the 110 makes most sense.
    especially if you are just 2, then access to the back, pop roof options..

    the 130 with a camper becomes big and...
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    Re: Defender Puma 2.2 Not Starting

    did you check battery voltage?
    check terminals and also the earth on the chassis / gearbox
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    Defender Re: Help with Puma mysterious oil leak!!

    :) I have just replied on your other thread..
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    interesting.... mine also had a uni-chip hidden away that I removed, mine flew like a jet though, was seriously fast probably due to the oversize turbine... it drives like a normal 2.4 now...

    if...
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    Defender Re: Help with Puma mysterious oil leak!!

    remove the heat shield, then you will be able to see where the most oil is, on mine it sprayed (turbulence) all teh way to the inside of the chassis ..
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    Defender Re: Help with Puma mysterious oil leak!!

    Man, I ended up removing the turbo for testing, no issues at least and all seals were good (found out that turbo was bored to 5mm with bigger turbine wheel)

    ended up replacing the feed and return...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    +1, also lighter and not too difficult to re-fit.. also, its part of the fun ;)
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    @Bruce, I actually had the same thing om my 90, drove me nuts.. turned out to be a small hole in the boost pipe, sounded like a winding/spinning sound, especially louder wen driving past high walls...
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    Re: I thought this was a great project

    daai shock bush lyk actualy nog mooi! :)
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    Baie goeie platform, hierdie gaan n goeie thread wees! enjoy!
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    lol, use your boost's , they are light and tough, and would be easy to find matching replacements should the be damaged or whatever, if you fit a nice but hard to find rim, how will you replace it if...
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    Re: New Defender arrived today

    I recon with the Grenadier soon to be present, LR will do a face lift in a drastic way (read model upgrade) similar to what happend to the new Jimny, the the Defender will look "the part"

    the new...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    out of the 4 you posted, No'4 looks the best.. and you have them already, so extra cash for something else.
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    Re: Defender 130 Suspension Upgrade - who?

    hehe, this is interesting.. I had more than 2 Terra firma shocks fail on me within the 1st 1000km (on the 90 and 130), hence going to OME ... but I think after all the fiddling with suspensions, next...
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    Re: Defender 130 Suspension Upgrade - who?

    old man emu's with airbags in the back, they will help to level all out depending on your load..
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I see news 24 states the inspiration comes from the Willys Jeep and is instantly recognizable ... ;D
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I have both sets, wolf and boost, boost is much lighter and fuel consumption is better, also, if you have to load the spare wheel on the roof rack (up or down), then boost every day
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    make storage boxes for the sides, and a drawer system bellow the camper for extra space...577090
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    @BruceT > next time when you order cool things, please let us do a group buy :)
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    Re: Defender 110-Terrafirma Shocks

    was always happy with the TF suspension, till recently I had one leaking and another seized,
    went bilstein, I also switched the the originals and felt them to be better than the TF that were on.....
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    awesome! where will your start/departure point be? and what timeline you looking at?
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    Defender Re: Puma EGR cooler missing

    feels like just a bolt through the flange, on the manifold outlet you can feel the small holes similar to the cooler,
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    Defender Re: Puma EGR cooler missing

    mmm ,no one knows? :)
    The exhaust manifold surly cant be open towards the cooler? else mine would have made a serious noise?
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    Defender Puma EGR cooler missing

    So, I have had the 130 for quite some time now and know it pretty well, I know that the EGR was “written out” in the software by the previous owner and some coolant pipes rerouted.
    So recent posts...
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    Series II Re: ANT-Land Rover replica.

    they been building these for some time, but for the price (180k) I would rather search for the real deal..
  31. Discovery 1 Re: Looking for a guide to chop a D1 chassis to 90 inches

    Daar is n V8 D1 by We buy cars vir 24k as ek reg kan onthou, wit. hy het nie sleg gelyk nie (week en n half terug)
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I had a look at these for my Unimog, they are very well made though, and full support/supply in SA

    https://www.palominorv.co.za/
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    Defender Re: Defender PUMA and parasitic draw

    Check if someone fitted a relay for spots in the engine bay, on my 130 there was one and it stayed closed all the time, I picked it up by accident as I was leaning in the engine bay one morning, I...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    2 things,

    1.I use a small coleman cooler with insulation between it and the floor between the front seats, works brilliantly with a bit of ice and it kept all the cool drinks and water ice cold...
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    Defender Re: Low coolant alarm problem

    what else is needed to ad a alarm/led ?
    My 130 has the 2 connectors on the bottle (previous owner) but the alarm/madman was obviously removed when they sold it.
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