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Tools and equipment required (that I used):

  • Torx driver, (to remove and refit safari door handle).
  • Small electrical screwdriver, (to remove the small cover under the safari door handle).
  • Large flat-bladed screw driver, (to pry off safari door card).
  • Power drill, 4mm and 11mm drill bits.
  • Light oil (for drilling).
  • Good quality electrical tape.
  • Centre punch.
  • Marker pen.
  • Long piece of 10-12mm threaded studding and 2 nuts OR similar straight rod and tie wraps will work.
  • Tub of regular grease. Tube of low-temp silicon grease. Copper grease.
  • Big grommet (see Final Assembly).
  • 10, 13, 17 19mm spanners and sockets.
  • The wheel brace and security nut-remover for your spare wheel.
  • Round Files for deburring.
  • Several cleaning rags / cloths, or a new roll of kitchen towel.


I finally got MAS660 my 1961 Series 2a back on the road last October, all insured, MOT’d and of course “FREE” road tax. It was on the road later than I wanted,due to family and work commitments but is finally there.

I intended to paint it military green/black because I already had the paint (that’s why the wheels are black at the moment).
But after some Christmas money I decided to keep it Limestone/Marine Blue for the classic Land Rover look and pleased to say I made the right choice. I do intend to paint the wheels Limestone in the future. Continue reading SERIES 2A REBUILD BY DARREN ARCHER (PART2)

Construction and Plant Equipment for sale.

One of our group companies have the following on offer: Continue reading PLANT MACHINERY FOR SALE

With demand for Defenders ensuring that they hold their value it is essential to know what to look for when purchasing a second hand Defender.

Of all the videos LRTV have produced since we started sponsoring them, this guide has easily been the most popular.  Take a look: Continue reading DEFENDER BUYERS GUIDE