Discovery 200 Tdi engine, LT77 gearbox, higher ratio transfer box and new rear diff
Extensive repairs made to the chassis with new rear crossmember and bulkhead
Basic camper interior installed in the rear load area
Resprayed black and modernised with TD5 bonnet, grill and alloy wheels
LED light conversion
Land Rovers have long served in the British Armed Forces ever since the Army ordered their first batch of Series Is in 1949. Following their time in service, many Land Rovers then go on to civilian lives and here we have a long wheelbase example that left the armed forces in 2003.
Presented in very good overall condition, having been extensively restored and partially modernised, this 1991 Defender 110 would make a great overland camper, modern classic daily driver or even workhorse. If classic Defender driving appeals to you but you appreciate a few modern conveniences, this 110 would be a great choice.
The History and Paperwork
Manufactured in 1991
Decommissioned from military service in 2003 and assigned the registration H620 RSX
Acquired by the vendor in May 2022
Cherished registration number included
The vendor is the 6th owner since decommissioning
New engine, ancillaries and gearbox fitted in 2012
The original KMH speedometer was replaced in 2012 for a MPH version
Prior to the speedometer / odometer change, it was reading 73,144 miles (equivalent) and the new odometer read c.47,000 miles when fitted
Current odometer reading is 85,241 miles
Invoices from Cooper Auto Services who carried out most of the mechanical work
Last full service was on 18th May 2022
MOT valid until June 2023
With all the new appointments there is very little wear anywhere to be seen
The interior has been converted to a rudimentary yet comfortable camper
Sound deadening and insulation fitted front and rear
The rear has been plywood lined and carpeted throughout
Removable false floor providing a sleeping platform with storage below
Leisure battery powers interior LED lighting and USB charger ports and is charged by the alternator
Additional rear nearside window which, along with the rear quarter windows, is tinted
MUD insulated blackout window blinds
Suspended rear cargo net
Pioneer DAB radio with Bluetooth phone connectivity
4x rear and 2x front Pioneer speakers
Backroadz 5 person SUV tent/ awning is included that attaches to the rear
Front seat covers are fitted
Smart grey carpeting protected by Land Rover branded rubber floor mats
175 amp Anderson connection, making connection of jump leads to the battery easier
Green LED lighting emanates from the dashboard
Ottermill anti-theft steering boss with detachable MoMo wheel
Resprayed in gloss black to a very good standard
The paintwork presents well overall although there are a few imperfections upon close inspection
The vendor reports some slight chips to the paint of the wing mirrors and chequer plate
Numerous facelifted components including TD5 bonnet and grill, wide wheel arches and bumper rails
Chequer plate fitted to the wing tops and rear wings
Deep dish Defender alloys fitted with spacers (original steel spare included)
'Halo' LED light conversion although the original headlamps are included
Standard door hinges have been upgraded with SC Engineering components
In 2017 the car underwent extensive metal work repair and replacement
New rear crossmember and bulkhead, footwells and floors
The chassis has since been regularly WaxOyled and looks to be in great shape
The vendor informs us that there is not corrosion to report in the chassis or bulkhead
Full galvanised steel removable roof rack with ladder
Powder coated rear step and door edge plates
Military side storage lockers
Galvanised bumper with winch space included should the next owner wish to fit it
In 2012 a reconditioned Discovery 200Tdi engine was fitted with mileage 71, 688
The timing belt, pulleys, tensioner, water pump and auxiliary belts were replaced
New radiator and exhaust
Reconditioned LT77 gearbox fitted along with higher ratio transfer box
Drives very well and pulls strongly with only a little smoke under heavy load
In 2016 uprated Bearmach springs and lifted shock absorbers were fitted
In 2017, a new alloy intercooler was fitted with silicone hoses, new fuel tank, front discs and pads, and new radiator
The rear differential was replaced and new genuine Land Rover item
New wiper motors fitted in 2022
This Defender has received a great deal of attention during the past few years and is now a particularly usable example.
If you’re looking for a classic all terrain vehicle that is ready to use and enjoy, then we reckon this Defender would be a great choice.
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1991 Land Rover Defender 110 2.5 200Tdi
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