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Grenadier



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V8GPC wrote:
Not mine... just found while stuck in the youtube loop!


Fab. Reminds me of the Snatch Wagon V8s in NI. Hearing 20-odd fire-up before a Company deployment was a wonderful, wonderful thing Bow down Monsieur Le Grenadier

I've not been everywhere, but it's on my list.....

2011 Puma 110DC - Corris Grey

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GREENI



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Trying out iMovie on my phone on the way to work yesterday, I made this.
Currently on 23,000+ hits on ig. Weird.

Spot the stitched bulkhead cover. 'Zip tie engineering'.

 instagram @v8_scumbag

Post #704844 2nd May 2018 7:52pm
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ian series 1



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Mr. Green Nice one!

Needs to be longer, with driving, and more of that v8 noise..... Thumbs Up 80" 80" 86" 88" 90"

Wanted, Forward Control Anything considered.

Post #704850 2nd May 2018 8:21pm
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L110CDL



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^^^ agree with Ian Whistle 1996 Golf Blue 300Tdi 110 Pick up. Keeper.
regards
Clayton.

Post #704905 2nd May 2018 10:39pm
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JOW240725



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Orkney Grey

Sounds great!!! James
MY2012 110 2.2TDCi XS SW Orkney Grey - http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic43410.html
MY1990 110 200TDi SW beautifully faded Portofino Red - https://www.defender2.net/forum/post743641.html#743641
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Pickles



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Beautiful music!
Pickles.

Post #704919 2nd May 2018 11:30pm
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Inigo



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey

Lovely

Post #704923 3rd May 2018 12:10am
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Staftly



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey

Thats done it,

V8 top of my list for the next conversion.

Had V8's before. You don't appreciate what you're missing until you hear that gurgle!


Staftly

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Maxxed_Ross



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Scotland 2001 Defender 90 Td5 CSW Cobar Blue

GREENI wrote:
Trying out iMovie on my phone on the way to work yesterday, I made this.
Currently on 23,000+ hits on ig. Weird.

Spot the stitched bulkhead cover. 'Zip tie engineering'.



Excellent!

at the risk of hijacking slightly - what shifter set up is that? I'm looking for something similar for my up coming conversion

Post #704932 3rd May 2018 3:40am
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GREENI



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It's an RRC shifter, that has been put on a diet, mounted on a custom bracket.
As it's a cable shifter, I don't see much point of putting it in the middle and lose cubby box space!
I do have a custom Elite CNC shifter being made... when they get around to it! instagram @v8_scumbag

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V8GPC



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first time I've seen the new wheels. Thumbs Up

Post #705027 3rd May 2018 5:25pm
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GREENI



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They may go body colour yet....... Not sure. instagram @v8_scumbag

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Maxxed_Ross



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Scotland 2001 Defender 90 Td5 CSW Cobar Blue

GREENI wrote:
It's an RRC shifter, that has been put on a diet, mounted on a custom bracket.
As it's a cable shifter, I don't see much point of putting it in the middle and lose cubby box space!
I do have a custom Elite CNC shifter being made... when they get around to it!


That was exactly why I was asking. Trying to find a manual Disco to pinch the bits from, but the cubby would have to either go totally or be replaced with a much smaller one. I use it too much for that Laughing

Love what you've done with the whole truck actually Thumbs Up

Post #705080 3rd May 2018 8:28pm
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GREENI



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Cheers Bow down , there's a few more bits I'm doing behind the scenes too, it's adapting weekly.

I'll do a full walk around video edit soon, but the best bit is how it drives.

It burbles along quite comfily, in 4th, at 'accepted motorway speeds'.

More surefooted on wider rims and tyres, Alive -1 springs and with it being a ragtop, not much high up centre of gravity.

I'll hopefully get some drive-by videos too.... I just need a willing 'camera twerp'. Laughing


Let me know what you do Ross, will be nice to see. Thumbs Up instagram @v8_scumbag

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Maxxed_Ross



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Scotland 2001 Defender 90 Td5 CSW Cobar Blue

Probably a silly idea at the moment - but with the amount of issues I'm having with the current TD5 I've just about had enough of it Sad

I have been doing lots of "engine conversion" thread research recently - although most of your pictures seem to have gone walkies... probably when photobucket changed

Post #705098 3rd May 2018 9:06pm
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