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‘Mud Stuff’ Tunnel Tray

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OK, so it’s not exactly a modification, but it is damn useful ! I ordered this from ‘Mudstuff’ – http://www.mudstuff.co.uk/ – A nice little bit of kit that fits in seconds and has already proved to be a handy place to put ‘stuff’. All that ‘stuff’ that usually rattles around on the dash tray or in the cubby box cupholders…. Read more »

Alloy Bling!

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  Well I finally got myself some alloys to replace the ‘wolf’ rims. I managed to get a set of 5 genuine ‘Boost’ alloy wheels fitted with General Grabber TR tyres. Although not as good off-road (probably), the Generals are certainly quieter on the road and hopefully will contribute to a small increase in economy. Here’s a couple of ‘before… Read more »

Silver or black, what do you think?

Did my first bit of tinkering today while I had a spare 5 minutes. I’ve changed the headlamp finishers to black to match the grill. I can’t say I’ve ever been that keen on the ‘Brunel’ finish, even when I had an XS, I changed the grill and finishers to black (LRX satin black one’s). What do you think, here’s a… Read more »

Higher Ratio Transfer Box Upgrade

  When I decided to get another Defender this was one of the first thing’s that I knew I’d get done. The gearing is basically raised by 15% reducing both noise and revs and therefore making for a more ‘civilised’ drive, well, by Defender standards at least ! I had the work done by Nene before I took delivery of… Read more »

Almost there

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Well just one more day of work to go before I collect the 110. I’ve just finished emptying the Nissan in readiness, why do we carry so much stuff around with us ? Gloves, tow-straps, WD-40, etc. Now I know these are essential items in a Land Rover, but I’ve never had to use any of this stuff in the last 18… Read more »