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  1. Smaller Projects
    I will be eventually adding a soft top with a Safety Devices roll cage, and as part of that I wanted to have a drop tailgate. So, I ended up fabricating a swing away tire carrier out of 1"x2" tubing, and cut the old swing door in half. I plan on adding a third brake light. I will also be...
  2. Truck Registry
    Fairhilll :: 2017 Land Rover 110 Truck, Carryall, Lightweight, Personnel Carrier, M (2017-06-09 15:59:50)
  3. Pre - 2016 Defender Technical Discussions
    Curious how the rear bumper and more specifically the rear tire carrier/bearing/swivel mechanism has held up over the years for those of you who have been running it.
  4. Pre - 2016 Defender Technical Discussions
    Id like to mount an antenna on the tubing of the swing away tire carrier (happens to be a Mantec). Seems like a good out of the way location. Found this mount http:// Anyone used that as a mount point...
  5. Pre - 2016 Defender Technical Discussions
    Went to a truck expo last weekend and saw this smittybilt bumper carrier. It is made for a Jeep smittybilt bumper but! Has the pivot point, latch and the base brackets built into the carrier. Thr latch is adjustable...
  6. Pre - 2016 Defender Technical Discussions
    Not sure if our spare tire carrier was made for the Defender. We can't open the back when the spare tire is on because the latch is hidden behind the tire. If I remove the bolt holding the carrier to the back door the carrier does swing out nicely. I am looking for a creative way to latch the...
  7. Smaller Projects
    I got some questions around the mantec spare install, so I figured I'd post some details here for other planning to tackle this on their own. On my NAS 1997 D90 SW... I started with instructions I found on a paddockspares blog. If you have a UK truck (assume same for ROW?), the blog should get...
  8. Pre - 2016 Defender Technical Discussions
    Saw this on an ebay truck and would eventually like to move the spare from the bonnet to the rear. Any idea where to buy a similar one? (Can't load pictures so here's the link): 1986 Land Rover Defender RESTORED PUMA HOOD LHD DIESEL LOW MILES | eBay
  9. Smaller Projects
    Hi all, just finished installing the carrier and everything appears to be bolted on correctly. Here is question for other it normal that it now takes a little more force to open & close the door with the carrier (spare not yet on the carrier). For example, I'm able to keep the door...
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