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Old March 21st, 2014, 08:13 AM
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Is it just me or is the steering wheel almost touching the door.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 08:23 AM
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I hope they used that ugly blue NAS ST that burned up (supposedly arson) a few years ago and sold for stupid money at salvage auction.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 08:36 AM
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Is it just me or is the steering wheel almost touching the door.
I saw the same.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 08:51 AM
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:00 AM
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Is it just me or is the steering wheel almost touching the door.
I think it is barrel distortion (the lens).
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:12 AM
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Misses the mark big time. Shiny wheelarches with matt paint......
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:29 AM
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Ditching the front part of the cage isn't entirely bad, it makes it much easier to flip the windshield down when on trails. Unfortunately it probably doesn't come with the knobs that CJs had, which eliminates the need for tools.


Agree with most of the other negative comments on this one though.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:37 AM
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Ditching the front part of the cage isn't entirely bad, it makes it much easier to flip the windshield down when on trails.
Though it also makes it easier to die when you flip.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:44 AM
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I saw the same.
Am I the only one who noticed the tilt on the steering wheel?
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:48 AM
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I'd rather spend that cash at ECR.

And if I wanted a Bronco, I would just buy one.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 09:54 AM
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Am I the only one who noticed the tilt on the steering wheel?
It looks like an adjustable ididit column. GM styled
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It's a gross oversimplification and overpriced rendition of a british icon using off the shelf american parts under a Rover skin. Seeing their other builds, did anyone expect anything else?

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Though it also makes it easier to die when you flip.
True. It would be at least as dangerous as all the other ROW trucks, and might even approach Jeep CJ level of danger.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 11:10 AM
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they should have left the front cage section, change the bumper and flip the spare and jerry cans and it would be cool with me, but it's not my truck. i would love to see the undercarriage, drive train etc. i do like the interior except the sides of the tub with the speakers. but, if i had 200k budget, i would probably send it to ECR.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 11:53 AM
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What is interesting is maybe we have a Badger soft top competition if they mass produce those - looks like a good option in soft tops which is limited for quality ones
That top snaps to the cap rail. The belt rail system is way better.

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if i had 200k budget, i would probably send it to ECR.
We still haven't built a 90 that cost 200K and that includes the 90 we start with. I'm sure some will love it, some will hate it. I'd hate to see that 90 after a couple seasons on the beach on Nantucket. Its built very "CA". Nothing is galvanized or stainless. It must be so fine to live in a place where things do not corrode.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 12:13 PM
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That top snaps to the cap rail. The belt rail system is way better. ------ Follow up post added March 21st, 2014 11:56 AM ------ We still haven't built a 90 that cost 200K and that includes the 90 we start with. I'm sure some will love it, some will hate it. I'd hate to see that 90 after a couple seasons on the beach on Nantucket. Its built very "CA". Nothing is galvanized or stainless. It must be so fine to live in a place where things do not corrode.
The lack of corrosion measures is the biggest issue in my book. I don't care if it looks like a fence post, galvanize everything.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 12:14 PM
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We still haven't built a 90 that cost 200K and that includes the 90 we start with. I'm sure some will love it, some will hate it. I'd hate to see that 90 after a couple seasons on the beach on Nantucket. Its built very "CA". Nothing is galvanized or stainless. It must be so fine to live in a place where things do not corrode.
You mean D90s that left ECR still as D90s right? Or does that also include D90s that you stretched into 130 beach cruisers?
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Old March 21st, 2014, 12:39 PM
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You mean D90s that left ECR still as D90s right? Or does that also include D90s that you stretched into 130 beach cruisers?
I was comparing apples to apples(ish). 90 to 90.

90s that are converted into something else can be more, (but even a nicely set up BR110 is still sub 200K including the donor), but wouldn't a 130 price from us need to be compared to an ICON 130?
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Old March 21st, 2014, 12:50 PM
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but wouldn't a 130 price from us need to be compared to an ICON 130?
Not really...you guys are building real Land Rovers that people admire.
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Old March 21st, 2014, 12:56 PM
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Not a very interesting build especially if the price is at the $200k mark.
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