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  1. For Sale - Vehicles
    Frame off restoration of a US market 1997 Land Rover Defender 90; transformed into a Defender 110. Restoration was completed in 2007 with additional upgrades made again in 2020. Award winning truck earning Motor Trend's Top 25 Trucks and EcoZome Magazine's Top 5 Sexy Vehicles awards at the 2009...
  2. Defender Technical Discussions
    I have Rover repair shop in Phoenix Az. I am currently rebuilding 300tdi . The connecting rod bearings are different than any other tdi I have done. The locating/retaining notch on all 8 bearings I have done in the past where all on the same corner of the bearing, all 8 bearings were the...
  3. Wanted
    Hi, I am looking for a decent shop around Virginia, D.C area to do major mechanic work for our customer's 1979 series 3 works included; engine transmission swap, installing a/c system, power steering, and possibly more.
  4. For Sale - Parts
    Packed within our container, leaving this Saturday April 11th out of South Hampton UK we have the photographed 300TDI Automatic complete Kit with everything needed to preform an engine swap. The only thing not included would be the Ashcroft center which can be ordered directly from the...
  5. Defender Technical Discussions
    So I recently had a shop do an oil change for me on my 300tdi disco 2 conversion (I hate doing oil changes) and I drove it for a few months thinking everything was honky dory ... it was NOT. I noticed that there was oil coming out of weird places like the intercooler and the turbo itself...
  6. For Sale - Vehicles
    Hey ya'll, I'm new to the forums but have a truck to sell so I thought I would post it up here for the first time. I have a 1985 Defender 90 that's clean and ready to go. It's up in Minneapolis on Craigslist here: minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/cto/d/land-rover-defender/6588514708.html Basic...
  7. The Flea Market
    https://tucson.craigslist.org/pts/d/land-rover-turbo-diesel/6552927743.html I met the seller and chatted about the engine. I saw a video of it seeming to run very well. He pulled it to do an LS swap. The seller can be contacted through the Craigslist Ad, he's not a member here. Seems like a...
  8. Defender Technical Discussions
    Morning. I’m in the process of swapping out my stock turbo and manifold for a vnt and I have a few questions. I noticed a good amount of oil coating on the manifold side of the block after getting it off. All but one stud came out of the block. My question pertains to the bottom two manifold...
  9. Defender Technical Discussions
    Tested my vacuum pump and it was pulling between 1-2 inHg at the pump. Explains why my brakes were firm to say the least. Got a new Wabco and I can move the piston in and out a little over a quarter inch. After that no movement and no spring return. Just want to make sure this is correct before...
  10. Defender Technical Discussions
    So I've installed the 300 in my Series 2a coiler project and the radiator is custom mounted. Things are tight and I'm working on the radiator hoses now. I'm wondering if the expansion tank connection has to be down low or not as indicated in the diagram? It would be pretty ease (and would...
  11. For Sale - Parts
    For sale new Allisport Land Rover 200 / 300 Tdi / v8 aluminium header tank with sight gauge – black. I paid $247 for it, decided not to put it on a trail rig. Will sell for $200. Can deliver to Wintergreen this weekend or Uwharrie next weekend. Thanks Jason
  12. For Sale - Parts
    Fully reconditioned 300 tdi motor, processed as follows, The 300tdi reconditioning process starts in the UK with the selection of engines from vehicles that have had no engine modifications, show healthy engine characteristics and no signs of abusive ownership. The engines are stripped...
  13. Defender Technical Discussions
    Hi, I would like ask for some suggestion and experience. I just recently replaced the P Gasket on my 300 Tdi. It was an ordeal getting the water pump casing off the block since a bolt snapped and the rest was frozen in the old casing. I had to cut the bolt which them ruined the P gasket...
  14. For Sale - Vehicles
    Discovery 2 with 300 TDI conversion and ZF Auto Transmission. Conversion done by previous owner. Silver with black interior. PA Inspection good until 8/18. Bought in Florida in December 2014, so very little, if any, rust. Stock bumpers replaced with front and rear custom steel bumpers, rock...
  15. For Sale - Parts
    Trans from my 300tdi 2nd is a tiny bit scratchy changed it out only because I had a new one in the shop to install you could easily live with it. $125.00 pick up only NO SHIPPING............
  16. For Sale - Vehicles
    Expedition travel prepared. Built from several vehicles and new parts, but primarily my burnt 97 d 90 soft top. Pictures and receipts documenting build. Diesel designation on title and guidance from Clean Air Colorado the states EPA vehicle arm. New vin tag and vin stickers directly from Land...
  17. Wanted
    Hoping someone has a good used 300 tdi AC compressor and any mounting hardware Thanks in advance RTCGB
  18. Defender Technical Discussions
    Just as the title says.. seems like the 300 rad / intercooler is easier to obtain. Thanks
  19. Defender Technical Discussions
    So I have a rebuilt 300 TDi without the air cleaner bracket for a defender installed. The shop that rebuilt it, said to just remove the two head bolts, install the bracket and retorque the two bolts. Has anyone done this before with or without issues? It makes me nervous to not retorque them all.
  20. For Sale - Vehicles
    For Sale: 1985 Land Rover 110 LHD CSW that needs nothing. I purchased this 110 a year ago and made it perfect for my family's move to St. Thomas, USVI that was going to happen in December. It turns out that we are not going to be able to move to St. Thomas in the foreseeable future thanks to...
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