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Old August 12th, 2008, 10:08 AM
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Tim Capelle
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Advice on chassis and engine conversion project

Ok need a little advice.

Looking to convert a 1967 carawagon series 11a landrover to a coil spring, disc brake chassis and engine.

I see some options out there that I would like your take on. I am not sure if the 2.5 has enough power, etc- Can you give em the pros and cons and your thoughts on the selection with sufficent power, cost and durability in mind? The 200 tdi and 300 tdi seems like a good bet but cost is much higher....

Option 1 Engine

Chassis 2.5 Na diesel with manual tranny
Defender 110

Otion 2
Chassis
Defender 110 3.9V8 with auto tranny

Option3
Buy a RRC LWB 4.2 V8 with auto tranny

Option 4
Buy a 1983 defender and switch cap, tub, etc 200 tdi or 300 tdi
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