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Old August 2nd, 2016, 07:08 AM
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Make sure you get a gas defender v8 or 4 cyl if your importing as you will not be able to title a vehicle with a diesel.

We do not offer our diesel cars to Californians, we only sell diesel cars to them if they have the facility to title it in another state.
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Old August 2nd, 2016, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Cobrakillerta View Post
So, I'm not new to working on cars, but I'm new to Defenders. Besides my many daily drivers, I've had a few pony cars over the years and have always done my own work. I've always liked the Defender and came across an '86 Defender 90, RHD, manual, non-turbo diesel that is being sold by a local Land Rover shop which is asking $15k.

What should I look for?
Is the non-turbo diesel a big negative?
Am I crazy thinking I may daily-driver this 90?
Spend some time getting aquatinted with the variants of the 90 & 110.
I probably spend more time working on the 90 that I do driving it.
So be careful what you want.
The 2.5 is slow but it does like to getup & go.
But really it is a go anywhere vehicle that was not made for interstate Hwy.
Awesome on dirt roads.
I consider it a utility vehicle that what it says on the plate.
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You've received some great advice here that you'll appreciate even more as you learn more and gain more personal experience. 1. No diesels in CA 2. The NA Diesels are fine if you don't mind staying off the freeway 3. No matter what, you'll spend more time working on them than driving them.
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