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LandRoverAnorak



Member Since: 17 Jul 2011
Location: Surrey
Posts: 8696

United Kingdom 2013 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey
An Anoraks Utility Station Wagon

Index of Useful Stuff

Modifications:
A-Frame Ball Joint
A Pillar Grab Handles
Alloy Badge - Front Grill
Alloy Badge - Rear Body
Auxiliary Electrics Pt 1 - Rear Quarter Mounting Panel
Auxiliary Electrics Pt 2 - Fabrication and Wiring Diagram
Auxiliary Electrics Pt 3 - Main Power Feed and Work Lights
Auxiliary Electrics Pt 4 - Circuit Components
Auxiliary Electrics Pt 5 - Wiring
Axle Retaining Brackets
Brake Disk Shields - Galvanised
Bumper
Clutch Pedal Spring
Cubby Box Extended Lid
Dog Guard
Expansion Tank Cap
Fender Seal
Fire Extinguisher Mount
Front Grill, Headlight Surrounds and Headlights
Front Grills Revisited
Front Grill Surround Stainless Brackets
Front Lower Grill
Front Mud Flaps and Brackets
Fuel Cap Cover
Glove Box 1 - Mobile Storage Systems
Glove Box 2 - Raptor Engineering
Greaseable Door Hinge Modification
Gwyn Lewis Mud Shields and Rear Mud Flaps
Head Unit - JVC KD-X561DBT
Headlight Surrounds Revisited
Heavy Duty Front Drive Flanges
Hinge Blocks
Intercooler
Interior Lighting
Interior Lighting Update
Jack
LED Headlight Bulbs
LED High Level Brake Light
LED Side, Fog and Reverse Light Bulbs + Ferrite Rings
LED Stop / Tail Lights
LED Stop / Tail Lights Revisited
Life Hammer
NAS Lights
One Piece Rear Half Shafts
Phone Holder
Rear Carpet and Side Trims
Rear Door Threshold
Rear Grab Handles
Rear Load Deck
Rear Step 1 - Folding
Rear Step 2 - Hitch Mounted
Receiver Hitch
Receiver Hitch Brake Light
Seat Box Corner Protectors
Seat Covers
Side Steps
Side Steps Corrosion Protection
Snorkel / RAI
Snorkel / RAI - Air Intake Blanking Plate
Soundproofing Part 1 - Roof and Rear Load Area
Soundproofing Part 2 - Rear Door
Soundproofing Part 3 - Drivers Door
Spare Wheel Carrier
Spare Wheel Cover
Split Charge System Part 1 - 2nd Battery Installation
Split Charge System Part 2 - Wiring
Split Charge System Part 3 - VSR Installation
Stainless Steel Bolts - Body to Rear Crossmember
Steering Guard
Steering Wheel
Storage
Suspension
Towing Electrics - Part 1
Tufflift Spare Wheel Sling
Umbrella Holder
Variable Wiper Delay Relay
Wheels and Tyres 1 - Wolf Wheels
Wheels and Tyres 2 - Boost Wheels
X-Trouser Door Catches

Security

Below are details of some of the more obvious security measures that I've installed. There are others but it would defeat their purpose to post details of them on an open forum!

Ardcase Pedal Lock
Ardsafe for Pedal Lock
Battery to Fuse Box Cable Relocation
Bonnet Release Cable Guard
Optimill Boss Lock
Removeable Steering Wheel Boss
Removeable Steering Wheel Boss Update
Wingtop Plate
X-Defend Column Lock

Maintenance
Battery Terminals
Central Locking Door Wiring
Engine Sensors
MAF Sensor Wiring
Rear Brake Pads
Rear Crossmember Painting
Rear Drive Flanges
Reverse Light Switch
Turbo Actuator

Welcome to my new-to-me 2.2 110 Utility Station Wagon, which I've collected today:


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As shown, it's got the full complement of chequer plate and light guards that appear to have been fitted from new. It's also got some very shiny Sawtooth alloys but I don't know when it acquired them as they look like new. The one thing that's definitely new is the tyres, Goodyear Wrangler MT/R's, although the spare doesn't match which I'll sort out in due course.

Inside, it has a full height dog guard, a Mantec guard to the rear door glass and the upgraded stereo with the amp on the back of the cubby box. Oh, and a full set of rubber mats.

There are a couple of negatives that I need to address: it's fitted with a smaller steering wheel - a leather clad Moto Lita - and seat risers, neither of which I'm keen on.

Beyond all of that, there's still plenty of scope for a few additions to make it my own. There's an amber warning for snow in my area for tomorrow so it seems appropriate that the first is a snow cowl:


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There's more to do but they'll have to wait until after the snow Very Happy Darren

2013 Defender 110 USW XS
2013 Discovery 4 XS

"You came in that thing? You're braver than I thought!" - Princess Leia

MY 110 USW BUILD THREAD - MY 200tdi 90 BUILD THREAD - Instagram: @landroveranorak


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Post #693833 16th Mar 2018 7:27pm
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Rosco



Member Since: 03 Dec 2010
Location: Burntwood
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United Kingdom 2015 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 XS CSW Montalcino Red

Looks great Thumbs Up 2007 - Stornoway Grey 90 XS SW - Gone
2002 - Black Discovery II - Gone
2014 - Montalcino Red 110 XS SW

Post #693836 16th Mar 2018 7:32pm
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williamthedog



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2011 Defender 90 Puma 2.4 PU Tamar Blue

I like that a lot. Keep the updates coming. Thumbs Up

Post #693846 16th Mar 2018 7:48pm
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JeremyJ



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United Kingdom 1990 Defender 110 V8 Petrol CSW Eastnor Green

Nice! Thumbs Up

Post #693847 16th Mar 2018 7:51pm
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Rashers



Member Since: 21 Jun 2015
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United Kingdom 2014 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Corris Grey

Looks great Thumbs Up

You can log on to Land Rover Topix (if you use the vehicle Vin Number) and see if it had Sawtooths as factory fit.

Mine did, but they got swapped for Boost Alloys by the last owner Sad

I like the Sawtooths a lot.

Post #693864 16th Mar 2018 8:46pm
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L110CDL



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England 

Very nice and the snow cowl Thumbs Up 1996 Golf Blue 300Tdi 110 Pick up. Keeper.

Clayton.

Post #693876 16th Mar 2018 9:10pm
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Mash



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Guernsey 1998 Defender 90 300 Tdi HT Nato Green

Great wagon with some great mods Thumbs Up the old owner had good taste. 90 wolf - Jasmin http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic39408.html
90 V8 - Maggie http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic42564.html
110 TD5 - Buggsy http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic59029.html
52HG25 lightweight https://www.defender2.net/forum/topic72342.html
D3 Hse - Fiona
Capri 2l S - Anna

Think I might have a problem............

Post #693888 16th Mar 2018 9:39pm
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steve E



Member Since: 06 Mar 2011
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Wales 

Lovely ride 👍

Post #693889 16th Mar 2018 9:40pm
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LandRoverAnorak



Member Since: 17 Jul 2011
Location: Surrey
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United Kingdom 2013 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey

Thanks for the kind words, folks.

Rashers wrote:
You can log on to Land Rover Topix (if you use the vehicle Vin Number) and see if it had Sawtooths as factory fit.

Thanks for that; just had a look. Unfortunately, whilst it says fitted with EH2 alloys, I can't find what that actually means Rolling Eyes Darren

2013 Defender 110 USW XS
2013 Discovery 4 XS

"You came in that thing? You're braver than I thought!" - Princess Leia

MY 110 USW BUILD THREAD - MY 200tdi 90 BUILD THREAD - Instagram: @landroveranorak

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Profyaffle



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United Kingdom 1993 Defender 90 200 Tdi HT Arles Blue

Congratulations on your new purchase... it looks fabulous.. a big change from the 90.. I imagine it's a tad more refined Laughing 1993 200Tdi Defender 90

Post #693912 16th Mar 2018 11:35pm
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LandRoverAnorak



Member Since: 17 Jul 2011
Location: Surrey
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United Kingdom 2013 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey

Well, it's got a radio, which is nice Laughing The back end, essentially being a van, is quite noisy and a prime candidate for some sound proofing, which is great as I've already practiced that on the 90. Darren

2013 Defender 110 USW XS
2013 Discovery 4 XS

"You came in that thing? You're braver than I thought!" - Princess Leia

MY 110 USW BUILD THREAD - MY 200tdi 90 BUILD THREAD - Instagram: @landroveranorak

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Ellisboy



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1998 Defender 90 300 Tdi CSW Epsom Green

Lovely Thumbs Up

Stephen.

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Keith5



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United Kingdom 2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Santorini Black

Looks good, I like the wheel and colour combination Keith

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LandRoverAnorak



Member Since: 17 Jul 2011
Location: Surrey
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United Kingdom 2013 Defender 110 Puma 2.2 USW Orkney Grey

It was good to see that my effort wasn't wasted this morning:


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Still looks pretty cool, though Cool


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 Darren

2013 Defender 110 USW XS
2013 Discovery 4 XS

"You came in that thing? You're braver than I thought!" - Princess Leia

MY 110 USW BUILD THREAD - MY 200tdi 90 BUILD THREAD - Instagram: @landroveranorak


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Post #694060 17th Mar 2018 2:53pm
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that man



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England 2012 Defender 90 Puma 2.2 HT Corris Grey

Looks stunning cool Cool

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