- By Dave Dixon on October 30, 2016Read more
I decided it was time that Ifinally get my own Defender before I’m to old to get in one. I started with a standard Galvanised Chassis and the normal bits and pieces.
A Td5 engine and Disco gearbox as the sticks where in the wrong place, this has now allowed me to buy a Disco 3 center console which looks ace, (have to say I don’t like the cuddy boxes) I also want to include the hand break on top of the seat box and hopfuly in the console too !!!
TDCI Dash/Bulkhead and bonnet. (hopefully connecting the engine to the…
- By Dave Dixon on October 27, 2016Read more
Our customer bought us there well loved but tired old 1987 Defender 90 for a Nexus Revive. The style of the Defender was to be kept the same for traditional purposes which was a must for our client.
Nexus and the team began to access the vehicle and identify where this work horse needed some TLC. We the ageing aspects where replaced as well a a complete service and special treaments where necessary.
Good for another 20 years with an extremly happy customer to boot.
- By Dave Dixon on August 4, 2015Read more
Left Hand to Right Hand Drive conversion on a beautiful origional classic 1991 LHD Range Rover
Our new customer Chris had purchased this already superb 1991 classic LHD Range Rover from Portugal and while he’s getting it onto UK plates……..
He’s commissioned us to carry out a LHD to RHD steering and dash conversion, a complete reupholster to include: Seats, Carpets, Head linings and Door panels to a very high standard in Tan Leather.
The list also includes: Lowered Suspension, Complete removal and Re-build of the V8 Range Rover Auto engine from the already stripped Donor Classic Range Rover (see…
- By Dave Dixon on June 18, 2015Read more
This Defender 110 petrol project was bought by a new customer Andy, who was recommended to us by one of our previous ‘Defender Restoration’ customers. We went with him to look at a chassis and boxes of bits in a barn on a farm. The Defender when last running was a 3.5l v8 on carbs ‘110 County Station Wagon’. Andy bought the landy and we collected it using our Defender 90 & 25ft Car Trailer, leaving the customer to collect the interior, seats etc. The original plan was to clean, paint and renew as a standard 110 vehicle, having talked to Andy…
- By Dave Dixon on June 23, 2014Read more
This was another complete strip down and re-build: A 1954 series l 86 inch, we collected this from a chicken farm/shed in Leicester for a complete rebuild with our customers involvement, including paint and re-fitting smaller body panels, Complete strip down to chassis, shot blasted, all old repairs tided up one new outrigger. New bulkhead as shot blasting destroyed the old one as full of filler and rust. Colour change back to original green, the chassis has been blacked and new brakes and suspension fitted so far.