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legin



Member Since: 22 Jul 2017
Location: Chelmsford Essex
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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Santorini Black

Here's my first 110 hi cap in Switzerland towing a MK11 jaguar with a gear box problem that was a long drive in A reg non turbo with no power steering ,on the return journey when I got to the doctor who own the car he ask me if I wanted to go to opening of a new jaguar dealer in Luzern ,when we got there he introduced me to a number of people we would shake hands and I would just try and be British and found a corner to stand in out of the way.then the new dealership owner stood up said a few words and point at me and in very broken Engish and said this is Nigel Wood from Jaguar ! There was about 100 people all chapping me some patting me on the back, I though please don't ask me to say a few words because I don't know who I'm supposed to be let a lone speak Swiss,I just waved and smiled Embarassed Any way here's the Hi cap A reg 2.5 diesel series 3 seats and steering wheel.





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legin



Member Since: 22 Jul 2017
Location: Chelmsford Essex
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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Santorini Black

Another 110 this time a county towing D type Jaguar picked up from wales ,the owner lived in a full blown castle with a moat a under ground swimming pool and huge collection of classic car's ,I sold this and a Porsches 944 to help pay for our house which left us with a very small mortgage .Why I ever went off roading in the 110 I don't know but it did wash up nice and I sold it to a x policeman who was then a full time bee keeper .I hope he did not think I stung him Rolling Eyes






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There's loads more if you want ? I don't want to be the bore at the party !

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JOW240725



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

I find it all quite interesting Thumbs Up James

MY2012 110 XS SW Orkney Grey - http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic43410.html

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Profyaffle



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United Kingdom 1993 Defender 90 200 Tdi HT Arles Blue

I do too Thumbs Up 1993 200Tdi Defender 90

Post #650128 13th Sep 2017 5:51pm
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L110CDL



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As above, very interesting and wanting more please Very Happy 1996 Golf Blue 300Tdi 110 Pick up. Keeper.
1988 Land Rover 90 Blue (project )
McCormick International B414 Tractor.

Clayton.

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legin



Member Since: 22 Jul 2017
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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Santorini Black

I know I have been mainly showing pictures of past Land Rovers so I thought I will put a few of my latest toy.I have purchased a MOMO steering wheel and Opitmill boss and quick release for the 90 when I fitted the wheel I thought a bit of yellow would not go a miss so after a search in to the depths of the work shop found these yellow sealing rings ,the wife likes them so that worries me Whistle




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A touch of yellow trim to match the steering wheel


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legin



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Santorini Black

I thought I would change the heading as it was not leading way I thought it would and is more about my cars than others and why they bought them.So here my 90 with my new caravan.



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Which we have been cleaning today ready for the next outing ,and one of my wifes dog Max just to keep her happy.






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