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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    The bushes look like poly bush type bushes and the entire rod is heavier and much stronger. I would say itís probably 3 times the weight of the OEM rod. The OEM rod feels very weak in comparison
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Some feedback after fitting only the panhard rod:
    She drives just as well as my 110 did when she was brand new. I’ve always had a very slight shake at between 80 and 100kmh but now nothing. very...
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    Re: Defender Puma 2.4

    I put my money on the turbo seal also. Sometimes it may even disappear when warm.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thank you. yes thats true but very little of the cable tie sticks out and if it needs replacing once a year its not a big deal.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    yes thank you. I did try this type of cable on my TD5 many years ago, but it started discolouring/turning brown and looked terrible after a while. I could have bought a cheap steel cable instead of...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thank you. Its a Terrafirma.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    yes it is. I argued with myself for a while before buying it because of the high cost. I eventually decided to buy it due to all the Overland focused features it has on it, like I-overlander, and...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    For those of you with branch deflectors and antenna on the front fenders; it’s obviously not good for the antenna to touch the branch deflectors especially when transmitting. Here is an easy...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Fitted the correct fair lead (thank you Peter) as I have a steal cable and probably wonít upgrade.
    Also fitted the branch deflectors

    I havenít finished the interior yet as I am still deciding...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thought I would show you the different light colour options at night on the Mudstuff light
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I am definitely considering it Orxy. I just need to figure out where to fit 3 aux light switches. (I’ve got OEM type lights switches that replace the blanks)
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Lots of small jobs today that included, new upgraded panhard rod. Amazing the difference between the standard one and the new one. Will do all the other rods when I can take it for roadworthy...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Mike send me your cell number and I will whatsapp them to you. I dont keep them anywhere except my phone.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Awesome Claude.

    So This week I decided to order an overhead console from Mudstuff and a Garmin Overlander from Navworld in Randburg. What i found shocking is that I am getting the delivery from...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    From my understanding it is a 130 that has been used and its taken 2 months working at home. I have asked for the plans but from the pictures i can see the back seats have been removed and have...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Definitely not just a Defender thing. All would be welcome.

    Yes not having to remove jerry cans from the roof is a big advantage. Only problem then is where to keep the smelly siphon but I suppose...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Yes but there are options for that. For example I have seen a kitchen box added to the side window or you now have the kitchen in the inside turned sideways behind the passenger and driver seats. I...
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Haha thank you for sharing anyway. All these different products do spark ideas
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Nice but at $149 for essentially a plastic tank and a shower fitting is crazy.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I will find out. Perhaps he can start a thread. I definitely like this option a lot and think this is the direction I will eventually head.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    On the way to work today I was thinking perhaps its time to have a bit of a get together so we can steal ideas from each other?

    Im not sure its a good idea at this time but maybe a braai at...
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    Re: Defender D240 or P400

    Thanks Orxy.
    D300 for me then
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    Defender Re: The Old Puma Chestnut

    I recently paid above book for a low mileage mint 130 because I liked it so much. I didn’t even check book until I needed to arrange insurance and am still happy with what I paid. I’ve now fitted...
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    Re: Defender D240 or P400

    Iím now waiting until next year as I have read rumors of a TDv6 type motor coming.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Going to extend the house by building another garage for her.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Easy solution! Turned the jerry cans and water container sideways. Haha
    Solar panel now fits.
    The jerry cans can also be used in place without removing them by just siphoning.
    i also fitted a...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Today I sorted out the power and solar charging system in the canopy.

    As I won’t be towing a trailer that would need a charging point, I rerouted the cabling into the rear where I now have an...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I think I’ve found the solution to work towards.
    A friend sent me this picture of a project currently being worked on in Namibia. I think it looks absolutely awesome! Xplorer + 130!!
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    No I am happy with the 130 and the extra possibilities that it has (and space)
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Would that fit into a container? Looks very high.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I agree and thatís why Iíve gone in the direction I have but African travel may not be the only travel I will be doing
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thank you Jelo. I would want a lot changed on that and based on what Ive seen with Ali cracking on these types of things I would want it made from a different material.

    But yes i would think so...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    So I had an interesting chat with a mate who is very experienced with long tern Overland travel. I showed him what I have done and he says its good but not ideal. The main thing i am missing is...
  34. Re: For Sale : LR 110 Accessories - Drawers, Rack Stuff, HL Jack

    Petri is the hi lift jack etc still available?
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Yes. Same in the Puma.
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