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miker



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United Kingdom 1999 Defender 110 Td5 CSW Rioja Red

So apparently it's been over a year since I updated this thread.... Yikes Shocked

Aside from the usual, servicing, lots of oil, many miles and a leaky bottom hose, the old girl continues to plod on in life. I think a new fuel pump may be in the offing soon, as on long journeys with heavy trailers, after an hour or so, she really begins to struggle with anything more than a molehill...

Last winter, went playing in the snow with a mate


Had another (yes, this was the second) break-in via the sliding window, so bit the very expensive bullet and bought & fitted security grills


Tidied up the front end with some rattle cans, new grill and headlight surrounds, and moved some lights

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Chopped out some old metalwork that had turned to dust

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Then after replacing it with some fresh stuff from YRM, got out the welder, some box section and shoe-horned in some new seats! Reports from passengers are that they are much more comfortable than the old square "cushions", and cost me less than half of a set of high backs!

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Post #738208 2nd Nov 2018 3:59pm
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L110CDL



Member Since: 31 Oct 2015
Location: Devon
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England 1996 Defender 110 300 Tdi PU Coniston Green

Good update there, glad your passengers are more happier now sitting in the back Very Happy 1996 Golf Blue 300Tdi 110 Pick up. Keeper.

Cheers
Clayton.

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