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Old September 26th, 2016, 10:14 AM
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Donor Disco!

I am getting ready to make some improvements to my 1988 defender ROW 110 5 door.

Disc brakes and new wheels.

this is an expensive proposition .


I was wanting to know what parts from a series 1 disco could be easily used on my Defender.

It would appear axels and wheels .. what else? seats? engine? ect.

I van get high milage series 1 for a few thousand bucks. I can't even get a decent set of wheels for that price.

thoughts,concerns?

thanks fellas!
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Old September 26th, 2016, 10:21 AM
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Few thousand bucks for a donor D1? More like 600 bucks. What kind of wheels do you want for your defender that cost $3000 and come on a D1?!
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Old September 26th, 2016, 10:27 AM
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Black alloy 5 spoke. axels with disc brakes theres 6k worth of stuff right there!
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Old September 26th, 2016, 10:46 AM
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Black alloy 5 spoke. axels with disc brakes theres 6k worth of stuff right there!
seriously?! in what world?

here you go...i just saved you $5500 bucks.. feel free to paypal me a commission

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Old September 26th, 2016, 12:18 PM
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seriously?! in what world? here you go...i just saved you $5500 bucks by switching to Defender Source 1998 Land Rover Discovery
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Old September 26th, 2016, 12:23 PM
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That truck has the Coveted Boost on it as well. The wheels are worth more than $500
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Old September 26th, 2016, 03:04 PM
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I've got a '96 D1 that runs and drives great. I'll drive it out to you for $2500. OME/Bilstein lift, alloys, 235/85/16 tires. :D


Seriously though, here's how much I've spent on my D1's.
1998 D1, bought in 2008 for $3000. Nice truck, 70,000 miles on it.
1996 D1, bought in 2010 for $400. Shitty engine, faded paint.
1996 D1, bought in 2014 for $700. This is the one mentioned above. Daily drive it.
1995 D1, bought in 2014 for $700. It ran and drove great before I tore it down to rebuild.
So basically $4800 for 4 D1's
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Old September 26th, 2016, 03:56 PM
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We have drifted from my question a bit

Perhaps I am not using the proper lingo here.

Will the "rear end" meaning axel,diff,discs … the entire piece.

Can this be easily fitted to my 110?

Really just looking for an more cost effective way to add disc brakes to the 110 in the rear.

rovers north wants about 3000 for a conversion kit.

As I was looking….. it looks to be approx the same width. The trailing arms are in the same spot. the Prop shaft? looks to be 4 bolt as well..

Suggestions, comments death threats?
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Old September 26th, 2016, 04:08 PM
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you should buy that truck..as was said the wheels alone are worth it.. anyway you should have a much beefier salisbury rear axle in your 110 than the one found on a D1. What are your plans for the vehicle? If its a mall crawler you should be fine with disco axles. If you plan to run bigger tire and offroad the truck than keep the rear axle you have.
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Old September 26th, 2016, 04:16 PM
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Yes thank you ..
I do not plan on rock crawling. Just some off roading mountain pass stuff and going up to the hills fishing. that sort of thing

Yes it has the diff of which you speak.

I had a 95 D1 and it suited my needs just fine. so I am guessing switching to a D1 would be fine.

It is just a matter of how difficult it would be to swap these out. Welding? ect...
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Old September 26th, 2016, 04:58 PM
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A D-I axle with HD shafts is stronger than the Sals- and much better clearance! The A-arm fits fine, but the pinion on the Disco axle is 3 bolt with a rotoflex. You will need your rear shaft lengthened (any driveline shop can do) anyway, and just change the pinion to 4 bolt to afix the 110 rear shaft. Also, you will need the spring perches off the Sals to fit the larger 110 rear springs.

While you are scavenging from the Disco, grab the PS box if you ever want to convert to LHD. The front axle on the ROW is pretty stout even being 10 spline- much heaver duty CVs, but keep the D-I should you ever want to convert to LHD. Also, grab the T-case as it is a 1.2 which is a good highway gear/case.

The list goes on and on- good cheap way to get a good many parts!
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