Originally Posted by Timemachine
New perspective owner looking for a defender mid 80's or so to restore and enjoy. I own a 74 Triumph tr6 owned some older Porsches, and now looking for a defender. Found one I like but trying to work a deal. ------ Follow up post added March 17th, 2015 04:08 PM ------ Any tips or advice on things to look for or at would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Frame and rust. Bulkhead swaps can be expensive and a new frame will run you minimum of $4500 if you do the work yourself.
Spend a little extra for corrosion free rigs and your wallet will thank you later