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Old October 31st, 2015, 12:55 PM
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'85 110 Facelift

Time has come to pretty up this fierce feline... Ultimate goal = ST Conversion.

Swapped out for Deep Dish Alloys this morning...
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Old November 5th, 2015, 08:42 PM
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The teardown has begun........
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Old November 5th, 2015, 08:42 PM
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Old November 5th, 2015, 08:44 PM
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Old November 5th, 2015, 08:44 PM
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Old November 28th, 2015, 06:29 PM
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More teardown on the 110 - Found a few coins in/under the carpet and soundproofing..

1 Rand /Ningizimu Africa
2 Rand / Suid Afrika
100 Francs / Union monetaire ouest africaine
50 c / Republic of Namibia
1 Cent / Espana
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Old November 28th, 2015, 06:30 PM
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Old November 28th, 2015, 06:35 PM
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I found dirt from either England or Africa or Iraq in mine.... no labels though.

That's very cool.
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Old November 29th, 2015, 12:33 PM
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Seems an unusual place

This will expose me as an uneducated new Defender owner, but I had to look at mine to see if I had the eye bolts in the back seat floor board (I don't).
Heavy tie downs?
It will be cool to see ongoing pics, so I know what I'm in for!
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Old November 30th, 2015, 03:46 PM
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what are you going to do with the boosts you took off the truck?
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Old November 30th, 2015, 04:10 PM
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Never had Boosts on this rig.
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Old December 26th, 2015, 10:31 PM
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For the experts......

Any recommended full interior cage(s) for a 5-Door 110 that can be used with a soft top AND sides and roof if desired? Also, what particular soft top manufacture AND can it be used with the cage or does it need to have custom sticks/hoop etc....

I appreciate any thoughts and/or direction.
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Old December 26th, 2015, 11:51 PM
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I had a shop here in Dallas make me a custome top for my 90 that did essentially what you want. Ping me if interested.
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Old December 27th, 2015, 12:14 AM
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There isn't anything off the shelf, you will have to modify or make your own. Depending on budget I recommend buying a three door Exmoor canvas and having a shop modify it to fit.
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Old December 27th, 2015, 09:20 AM
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Thanks gents - Is there a particular cage ("cost effective") that I should focus on finding? Remember I'm wanting the cage to be interior so the sides and top can be used if decided
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Old January 3rd, 2016, 11:43 AM
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Swapping from lift latch to push button (not puma) doors - Will I need to replace the door strikes? Thanks!
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You need:
FQB500130 and MUC7809 per door.
They mount in a different location than your old strikers.
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Old January 3rd, 2016, 12:11 PM
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Thanks, Sam! I'll proceed with sourcing!!!
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Old January 28th, 2016, 09:05 PM
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LED's all the way around, including Truck-Lite headlights. door sills welded in and Monstaliner inside.
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