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Hufflepuff



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England 2005 Defender 90 Td5 XS CSW Tonga Green

Albert McFly wrote:
Hufflepuff wrote:
Talk to me about the roof liner please. Where did you get it from, how much is it - and does it use the original liner which is re-covered, or is it brand new all in?


Headliner is from OEM developments and is a new land rover part it's around £500 all in but worth it for the look. There's a local company to me in Livingston called transcal doing the same for around £400.


Super thanks for the reply Albert. I'll look them up - going to need a new one myself Smile 2005 Td5 90 XS
1989 V8 110 CSW

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Alitaff



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The beast 👍

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Zed



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United Kingdom 2010 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 XS CSW Santorini Black

Fantastic. Lovin your work.

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muddypaws



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I'm intrigued as to the 4.7 litre TVR engine. Their only true 4.7 was their infamous flat plane crank AJP8 in the Cerbera

Of the true RV8's, they made 3.5, 3.9, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5 & 5.0 litre engines so I guess this is a 'one off' race spec.

- would love to know more of the details Thumbs Up Richard

Defender 90 SVX

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Neilios



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You can make most capacities with a mix of parts, we had a factory’s 4.3 V8 Griffith in the very early 90’s as well for your list.

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boxoftricks



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United Kingdom 2011 Defender 110 Puma 2.4 USW Zermatt Silver

Hat tip.....looks an amazing build. Love to see a photo of the engine bay. Have you thought about putting exhaust cutout valves on it to get that pure V8 rumble at the push of a button.

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muddypaws



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England 2009 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 SVX Station Wagon Santorini Black

Neilios wrote:
You can make most capacities with a mix of parts, we had a factory’s 4.3 V8 Griffith in the very early 90’s as well for your list.


I have a sneaky feeling the 4.3 Griffiths was actually 4228cc ie closer to 4.2 - could be wrong but this goes back into the mists of time for me! Richard

Defender 90 SVX

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jerseyman



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Neilios wrote:
You can make most capacities with a mix of parts, we had a factory’s 4.3 V8 Griffith in the very early 90’s as well for your list.


.. and the 3.9 and 4.0 are actually the same capacity.

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OsloBlue



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United Kingdom 2003 Defender 110 Td5 XS CSW Oslo Blue

Seriously cool,

What amount of torque & revs can an R380 sustain? I'm on IG: https://www.instagram.com/osloblue42/
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Current: TD5 '110 "Lucinda" Thread here: https://www.defender2.net/forum/topic62562.html
Previously: Disco 3/4 2010 Manual, BMW 325D SE, '08 Nissan Pathfinder, '08 Nissan Navara, '08 Focus ST, '97 Vectra track car.

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muddypaws



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England 2009 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 SVX Station Wagon Santorini Black

.. and the 3.9 and 4.0 are actually the same capacity.[/quote]

..but the 4.0 had bigger journals/cross bolted like the 4.6 Richard

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Post #764859 22nd Mar 2019 6:01pm
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Albert McFly



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muddypaws wrote:
I'm intrigued as to the 4.7 litre TVR engine. Their only true 4.7 was their infamous flat plane crank AJP8 in the Cerbera

Of the true RV8's, they made 3.5, 3.9, 4.0, 4.2, 4.5 & 5.0 litre engines so I guess this is a 'one off' race spec.

- would love to know more of the details Thumbs Up


I don’t have much info as it was supplied via a friend from his former racing TVR, I was advised it had been race prepared with upgrade cams etc. It’s the quietest engine I’ve heard from under the bonnet it’s super smooth with absolute bedlam from the exhaust


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Albert McFly



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OsloBlue wrote:
Seriously cool,

What amount of torque & revs can an R380 sustain?


It’s a V8 R380 gearbox which is well capable of containing over 300 bhp and associated torque, I’ve not had it on the dyno to get exact figures but I’m comfortable with it considering it came out a race car and now only get driving defender style

Post #765303 25th Mar 2019 12:15pm
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muddypaws



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England 2009 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 SVX Station Wagon Santorini Black

Should be OK - my old cobra had just an LT77 and it coped with 325 bhp & 360 torques

- desperate for pics please Thumbs Up Richard

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Post #765304 25th Mar 2019 12:20pm
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Albert McFly



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More engine details, 1993 built 3.9 V8 race tuned and rebuilt with it being bored out to 4.6/7l


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Albert McFly



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Interior and exterior finished, I may be in the market to swap this or sell it for the right price

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