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LAND ROVER OWNERS! FINALLY a Slickshift for Defender!

A new innovative design exclusive to Syncroworks Developments, the Land Rover Defender LT77/R380 Slickshift improves gear change by reducing sloppiness and minimising travel, as well as neatening shifts giving smoother gear changes.

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Land Rover has added three additional styling options and a choice of two new exterior body colours to the 2013 Defender. A new ‘premium’ seat design, upgraded in-car entertainment and a choice of four new contrast roof colours are now available. This is in addition to the improvements that were made to the Defender last year including the introduction of the EU5 2.2-litre diesel engine and ventilated brake discs. Continue reading DEFENDER GETS REDECORATED FOR 2013

A member of the AA’s extreme weather Land Rover SORT team has been crowned AA Patrol of the Year – the top roadside patrol in the country.

Andy Smith, 43, from the AA’s home town of Basingstoke, Hampshire, won the prestigious accolade at the recent AA Employee Awards held at the InterContinental Hotel, Park Lane, London.

In his new role, he will spend the next 12 months in the spotlight as the ‘public face’ of the UK’s biggest motoring organisation, representing the AA within the motor industry and before the media. Continue reading AA LAND ROVER PATROL CROWNED BEST IN COUNTRY

Just to prove it is not just people in the northern hemisphere that get to enjoy Land Rovers, I thought I would share my Land Rover restoration project as it is now.

I have been wanting to restore a car for years and finally I have the shed space and a partner understanding enough to do it. I wanted a car that I could restore and enjoy, but also something practical that I could take hunting, fishing, Hiking and Mountain Biking as well. Searching through the NZ classified ads I found a restoration project a guy had never gotten around to. It is a 1984 110 V8 with a good engine and body but a rotten chassis plus a spare 110 chassis with diffs and some other minor bits and pieces. For the equivalent of around 750 GBP I was the proud owner of something with No MOT, no brakes and lots of rust but also lots of potential. Having never owned a Land Rover or even a 4×4 before it was a bit of an unknown buy but so far I have not regretted it. Continue reading LANDY DOWN UNDER by ANDREW (PART 1)