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cartoonhead



Member Since: 02 Mar 2018
Location: Bucks
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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 130 Puma 2.2 HCPU Corris Grey

I'll have a measure this weekend and let you know, it will be less than the standard seats for sure. @tab.travels on instagram
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Post #706524 11th May 2018 7:21am
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Naf



Member Since: 07 Dec 2016
Location: Sandbox
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Kuwait 2000 Defender 130 Td5 HCPU Nato Green No Canopy

its been almost two weeks, any update?

Post #708736 23rd May 2018 10:38am
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cartoonhead



Member Since: 02 Mar 2018
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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 130 Puma 2.2 HCPU Corris Grey

Sorry Naf, not been on the forum for a while! Lots of work and lots of travelling/working on the 130. When I get the car back I'll have a measure up.

Since the last update I have done a few bits:
- Wired up the Anderson connectors front and rear for use with my winch
- Wired up a side Anderson connector for jumping the vehicle or charging off campsite electric hookups (permanent live)
- Wired up the DRL in my headlights
- Wired up a dashcam in the front where the rear view mirror used to be
- Fitted a IBS split charge battery system and two Odessey batteries
- Drawer system in the back fitted by tembob 4x4
- Wired up 12v sockets into the front cubby box, roof rack (for use in the roof tent) and the rear load area
- Mounted my sand ladders on the side and uprated the gas struts to hold the extra weight

Over the next few weeks I will be:
- Wiring up 120W solar panel on roof rack
- Wiring up rear LED work light (lazer utility)
- CB radio
- LED lights in rear load area
- ATB diffs front and rear
- Aux water tank
- Aux fuel tank
- Rock/Tree sliders
- SS HD steering arms, drop arm kit (sumo bar)
- HD trailing arms
- Diff guards (not purchased yet)
- Life hammer in front cab
- Fire extinguishers front and rear
- Double din dash
- Reversing camera

Think that's it! I'll put up a youtube video when everything is done I think.

For now here is a picture of how she currently looks sitting on top of the Alps (taken last week):

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There's loads more pics on my instagram @tab.travels on instagram
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Post #717028 10th Jul 2018 3:37pm
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JOW240725



Member Since: 04 May 2015
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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

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That photo is stunning! And great work. Bow down James

MY2012 110 2.2TDCi XS SW Orkney Grey - http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic43410.html
MY1990 110 200TDi SW beautifully faded Portofino Red

Post #717030 10th Jul 2018 3:50pm
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edmond



Member Since: 28 Jul 2015
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What you have accomplished is just stunning.

Post #721355 4th Aug 2018 5:17am
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MuddyChris300tdi



Member Since: 02 Mar 2014
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United Kingdom 1995 Defender 130 300 Tdi HCPU Alpine White

Cartoonhead, I fellow you in Instagram and I’m very envious of your 130 and where you have been taking it. I’d love to get my 130 to a set up like yours. And if your ever around Derbyshire let me know, the kettles always on.

Chris

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