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1980 Land Rover Defender on 2040-cars

US $55,100.00
Year:1980 Mileage:19500 Color: White /
 Black
Location:

Llano, California, United States

Llano, California, United States

More infos regarding my car at: elmer_her@zoho.eu .

Land Rover Defender 110 1983 - California Titled with current registration
A little bit about the truck. I bought it roughly 5 or 6 years ago from a guy who did a ground up restoration to
make it long lasting and much more drive-able. This included:
Rebuilding it on a galvanized frame.
All new 2.4 drive-train, axles, etc, from a donor land rover
New body panel, doors, roof
Full new interior.
Work at ECR included:
Installation of a Safety Devices NAS 110 Cage with all galvanized underpinnings (cage feet)
Custom flat floor built into the cage so that you can walk on the roof and tie things down for travel
Safety Devices Rear Ladder - NAS 110 style that ties to cage and rear bumper
NAS 110 rear bumper - includes American style hitch receiver
Before the cage was added, ECR pulled the roof and resealed it so down the road there would be no leaks. With
that they dynamatted it to cut down on noise.
Truck cappings removed and galvanized. Theme here is longevity.
ECR/SG bumper/skid plate with three hellas - factory switches wired so you can turn them on anytime.
Rear work lamp wired to a factory switch in the dash.
Heavy duty drag link
Heavy Duty Sliders - ECR design tied to the frame
Body Color rear speaker pods that have accessory outlets.
Rearview camera wired to the rearview mirror

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Jaguar Land Rover opens first overseas factory in China

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:03:00 EST

Anyone who's a car fan knows that Jaguar and Land Rover cars and trucks all come from the UK. And while we don't doubt that will remain true for the most part, it won't be an absolute truth for long, as the British automaker has just opened its first factory overseas.
Its new plant in Changshu, China, is the result of a $1.8-billion joint venture between JLR and local automaker Chery. It covers some 4.3-million square feet and will, once at peak capacity, produce 130,000 units specifically for the Chinese market, where JLR sells over 100,000 vehicles each year to make it the company's single largest market worldwide.
Production at what's officially known as the Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Company will start with the Evoque, of which one in five globally are currently sold in China. Production will eventually encompass three models. We already know that the Discovery Sport will be next, but the third model line has yet to be announced. JLR has confirmed, however, that the Changshu plant will produce unique models and derivatives specifically for the Chinese market, so we wouldn't be surprised to see a long-wheelbase version of the forthcoming XE or next-generation XF assembled there to satisfy local tastes.

Jaguar Land Rover says key models in short supply, some have six-month wait lists

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:16:00 EST

Care for a bit more proof that the Jaguar Land Rover portfolio of vehicles is the best it's ever been? Well, the Indian-owned pair of brands saw a record year in 2013, while 2014 has seen a 14-percent increase in sales. The crazy thing is, though, is that figure could be even higher, provided the company had the production capacity.
JLR is running a six-month waiting list on two of its most popular models, the Range Rover Sport (above) and Range Rover. According to Mark White, the company's chief technologist for body engineering, the blame can be placed on the paint shop at the company's Solihull factory, in the UK.
"We will probably max out the paint shop before we max out the body shop. Putting the second body shop in has given us the flexibility to ebb and flow the different models that go through there and meet the capacity demands we've got," White told Automotive News. "However, you always hit a bottleneck somewhere. And the paint shop is probably going to be the next biggest obstacle."

Jaguar opens new engine plant in the UK

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:30:00 EST

The heads of Jaguar Land Rover are having a busy couple of weeks opening factories. Just days after inaugurating the company's first overseas plant in China, the automaker's new Engine Manufacturing Center in the UK is being inaugurated, as well. The plant near Wolverhampton, England, marks the first time in decades that JLR is building its own powerplants in-house. Further signaling the importance of this launch for the business, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were on hand and even tweeted about it.
The factory's first major project is to build JLR's latest Ingenium four-cylinders, starting with the 2.0-liter diesel version. "Our new Engine Manufacturing Centre is an important step in advancing the competitiveness and capability of the UK automotive sector. The production of in-house engines will support the expansion of the UK supply chain providing critical mass for inward investment," said Trevor Leeks, plant operations director in the automaker's announcement.
Opening the doors to the Engine Manufacturing Center has been years in the making for JLR. The plant was first announced in September 2011 and broke ground in June 2012. Building it cost the company 500 million pounds ($800 million) and created 1,400 new jobs. Of course, being a state-of-the-art factory, considerations were made to make the place as energy efficient as possible. That meant installing the UK's largest solar array with 21,000 panels to produce about 30 percent of the site's electricity needs.