What’s their fuel consumption with and without the turbo? The wiper and wiring issues are most likely a result of me taking the truck for an unplanned dunk in a lagoon on Moreton Island last year. Forums > Land Rover Forums > General Land Rover Forum > This site uses cookies. Select cars to compare from your search results or vehicle pages. Land Rover 110 6×6. 4x4 models are naturally aspirated, but the 6x6 variants are turbocharged. My attraction to the Perentie is based on it being a tough and reliable beast rather than any passion for military history, so the camo canvas top got the flick as well as a lot of the supporting bar work. So, parked outside the Eurong Bakery, I pulled the left-hand corner of the dash out to expose the wiper motor and the resulting earth plug that had dropped off … again. 1 set for 100 ono, would potentially be interested in swapping for other land rover 110 or series parts that I could make use of. As the clock ticked down on the auctions in Darwin and Sydney I couldn’t help myself and threw in a bid, and then another, and then got completely caught up in the hype. Land Rover put its vehicles through extreme durability testing even before they went to the Army trials. The Perentie is a locally-developed military series (the paint may have given it away) that’s loosely based on a Land Rover 110. 4x4 Shed Log 2: 1988 Land Rover Perentie Defender 110 Current mileage: 104,140kmMileage this month: N/AAverage fuel consumption: N/A, THE LONG-TIME Moreton Island resident squinted at my Perentie as it sat in the sand outside the general store at Bulwer. Today we feature some x-military vehicles. A review set of Narva 215 LED spotties also landed on the Perentie’s snout, but some mounting tabs needed to be fabricated to get them into the right place, which wasn’t an issue. $33,000* Price Guide Cab Chassis; 53,000 km; Manual; Private Seller NSW. I was already using these guys as my go-to for parts, but they have a loyal following among Landy aficionados for mechanical work as well. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last. The turbo in question is a Garrett GT22, and it manages to produce boost pretty much just off idle, which comes in handy in those mucky situations we find ourselves in away from the blacktop. While the stiff army-spec run-flat Michelins will probably last forever, they are crap on sand and there’s very little bag to be had from dropping tyre pressures. And in the case of the Perentie, what is the weakest link with the gain in power? Lot #33,669. Sure enough, there was some play in the shaft, so I nipped it up, put the plate back on, and the issue was solved. The vehicle is based on the Land Rover 110 series commercial, but with and extended chassis and an additional axle. Land Rover, Perentie ADF 6x6 variants . But after the movement restrictions I couldn’t think of anywhere else I wanted to be right there and then. I thought my headlight issue was a burnt-out light switch, but once replaced I still had no low-beam lights. So back out to MR Automotive at Redcliffe my Landy went. Communications, Car Audio, and Electronics, The Series I Australian Historic Picture Project, The Series I Historic Picture Project - International Info, The Series II Australian Historic Picture Project, The Series II Historic Picture Project - International Info, The Greasy Green Thumb Gardening Fraternity, North East Victorian Land Rover Community. Land-Rover test vehicle, LU3, is restored and at the Army Museum, Bandiana (2007). However, the Perentie is quite possibly the most capable Land Rover ever built, and best of all they’re also part of Australian manufacturing history. As the 4BD1 is essentially a truck engine it has a long, flat torque curve from about 1000rpm, but take the revs above 2200rpm and you’ve pretty much run out of torque. I’M AFRAID Perentie fever has well and truly taken hold. Not only that, you’re also thrashing it. However, I did take the opportunity to add some quality electrical components such as a set of Narva LED combination stop, tail, indicator light clusters. After a long week of unbearable anticipation, the day finally arrived to pick up my revamped rig. After crawling around in the sand to check if there was anything obvious, I tried to gently move. The only issue that was presenting a real challenge was the intermittent jumping out of high range. However, I was none the wiser on the best way to extract some usable, reliable grunt from the 3.9-litre Isuzu 4BD1 engine. And then we reach the point many car nuts reach: where to stop? The boys from Classic Overland they are (almost) just as capable and show it impressively with the “Project Black Mamba”. Video: Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage Edition. Share this on: PRODUCT DOWNLOADS. Even if I do end up with bugs in my teeth. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say the recent lockdown posed an opportunity to catch up on some garage jobs; in my case, the niggling and, for the most part, self-inflicted electrical woes that were plaguing my Perentie. Bid for the chance to own a 1989 Land Rover Defender 110 Perentie 6X6 at auction with Bring a Trailer, the home of the best vintage and classic cars online. All parts are either Genuine or OEM, the fluid reservoir and bracket are good condition used as these are impossible to source new. Anyway, it also gave me an excuse to get a leak on the alternator-mounted vacuum pump fixed, which also turned out to be the reason why I was having issues getting the centre diff to lock. The Perentie 4×4 and 6×6 are Australian-designed and built derivatives of the Land Rover 110. All this disruption to engine-bay plumbing required a new exhaust system, so a new 2.5-inch exhaust system was also installed. To date, I’ve been content to spin my own spanners getting the old girl into shape, but, for the sake of my neighbours (due to intermittent garage profanity), I elected to farm out the installation of a turbo kit and power steering to someone with much more expertise and patience than I seem to possess. Deano takes a leap of faith with an old Defender. You can’t put 35-inch tyres on wiper arms! Entered service in 01/92, and was purchased at auction in June 2016. In fact, the Landy did quite well as a 2WD; although, getting off the beach required a fair pace. Add to Cart. And then there’s me who should not be allowed to buy cheap, crappy automotive electrical products online. I was torn between feeling bad that so many tourist operators and local businesses were struggling in the absence of international tourists, and unbridled joy at not having to share the beaches with thundering convoys of 4x4 buses. perentie 4x4 vs 6x6. Unfortunately, I haven’t had a chance to head bush since picking the old beast up from the shop, however that doesn’t mean I haven’t been driving my camo-clad wheels around with a stupid grin on my moosh. At risk of sounding like a complete tosser, I even go bush with freshly ground coffee and a pneumatic espresso machine. It’s not often that you find yourself on the Bruce Highway feeling good about life, but that flying post-iso trip had me smiling all the way home, that is until the indicators stopped working … again. And i was wondering how the 4x4 compares to a 6x6 offroad. Warm weather and a long weekend for Queenslanders meant the sand was soft and badly churned up along the middle road. I explained my predicament and old mate kindly offered to tow me back down to the beach ... not the most dignified of journeys. Of course, adding so much LED into an old truck like this was always going to send the indicators haywire, so I stuck an 8ohm resistor into the circuit at the rear. They come in a variety of body styles - soft-top, van, ambulance, long-range patrol vehicle and so on. SKU: 346849 Land Rover Defender, Perentie and Series Bonnet Hinge Bush Pair 346849 Land Rovers are Cool. Stay tuned, more money may be required… stuff may break. It became clear after a camping trip to North Stradbroke Island that the military rubber had to go. < Previous Thread | Next Thread > Goldminer New Member. The wipers ended up being a bad earth where it joins the firewall. I was even able to pass a triple road train or two. The 31-inch Mickey Thompson MTZ P3s the Perentie is currently sitting on are wearing pretty well and are a great choice for beach driving, though for an all-terrain they do have a definite off-road bias (noise, on-road traction etc.). With the centre diff lock in, I had two-wheel drive; without the centre diff lock, I had no drive. New old stock Land Rover perentie 6x6 heater , missing blower motor. I considered tackling this job myself, except a couple of factors came into play. So now, I find myself embarking on the financially questionable journey of improving my Land Rover Defender 110 Perentie, code-named Project AWOL. After limping home and delivering it to MR Automotive, we discovered the front right-hand axle had indeed busted. As the going got tough I kept my foot planted to maintain as much momentum as I could muster, but the Landy started to bog down and then there was a cracking sound from the front end. THE LONG-TIME Moreton Island resident squinted at my Perentie as it sat in the sand outside the general store at Bulwer. 2020. I may have even used a couple of bad words. Steve's 6x6 off road Land Rover Perentie - Drifta Fans Camping Event 2018 - DFCE 2018 - Duration: 21:29. Hi, im looking to purchase a land rover perentie 6x6 trayback clean vehicles only please, 1251059423. gumtree.com.au . Dave "In a Landrover the other vehicle is your crumple zone." Here is his journey... 2020 Defender takes on the wilds of Africa - Video Review. Bathurst, NSW. It’s all Robbie Emmins’ fault. 113.8 The specific cleaning instructions for Land Rover 6x6’s toolboxes and stowage bays as illustrated in Figures 113-5 and 6-6, include those points detailed in Table 113-5. And the plan is to eventually go for 35s because … well, just because. The Perentie was based on the Land Rover Defender 110, and was introduced in … Although we’d been to Fraser a few times, I’d never taken my wife to see the turtles at Lake Allom. In off-road circles, the Land Rover Defender 110-based Perenties have been much sought after for both private and business use. While I was at it, I changed all fluids and filters to ensure all moving parts were happy and healthy. I may have to dig out the multimeter on this one. And, for the beach bums out there, they sit on a galvanised chassis. $175. After all, I’d just increased the power output of the Isuzu mill by a large margin, and if there was a slight weakness in the driveline somewhere, churning through the sand was going to find it. So I bit the bullet and opted to replace both front axles with heavier duty Maxi-Drive items, as well as convert the hubs to oil bath. Land Rover 6x6 Perentie. The only Perentie Double Cab in the US. The trip wasn’t entirely without incident as I had some lighting issues, so I had to drive mainly through the daylight hours – the wiring is a dog’s breakfast. The kit arrived complete with a crossover pipe, headers, etc. As a result, these trucks always go for more dough. I checked for anything that may be loose, threw my swag in the back and then hit the road south. ELocker Install Guide. The Perentie 4x4 is actually a Defender 110 built in Sydney for the ADF. Perenties use a four-speed LT95A transmission and the gear ratios are quite tall, which is good for highway driving. So I had a chat with Brad at KLR Automotive in Sydney. © Copyright Are Media Pty Limited. A few days on Moreton Island had seemed like the perfect way to play with the newly upgraded Perentie. Land Rover (Jaguar Rover Australia, to be precise) got the nod to build both 4X4 and 6X6 propelled vehicles; however the outcome couldn’t be more different to the equivalent Series Landies or later Defenders sold worldwide through dealer networks. On the run back down the beach towards the ferry (and grown-up responsibilities), it started to rain, then my wipers stopped working again. I then decided to do something even more inadvisable, I decided drive it back to Brisbane across the heart of the outback to give us some bonding time. However, I have a trip to Fraser Island planned in the next couple of months, and this trip better be hassle-free as I’m heading up with a mate of mine and his Jeep Wrangler.If anything breaks on the Landy, I’ll never hear the end of it. The national park day-pass allocation system in place to ostensibly avoid creating COVID crowds at popular tourist spots meant that Fraser was the quietest I’d ever seen it (this was before the June school holidays). You see, the rifle butt cutouts have little drain holes; so while the Perentie’s handbrake drum had filled with transmission fluid which was now being sprayed around the underside of Landy in a fine mist as the tailshaft rotated, this fluid was now seeping up through the drain holes and consequently desecrating my morning brew. The Land Rover Perentie 6X6 wheel drive, yes the first 6WD vehicle featured on modified is a Ex-army 6x6 Land Rover. I, however, did things completely arse about, and bought one for substantially less in Darwin, sight unseen – which, of course, you should never do. I was changing the oil in the transfer case anyway so, while I was at it, I removed the locking plate on the main gear cluster shaft. It would also occasionally jump out of high-range, but some zip-tie engineering got me home. The Land Rover Perentie met all the criteria, so became the friend and partner of soldiers in numerous theatres of conflict over the last 30 years. The Land Rover Perenties were produced in … I have a long and not-so-proud history of throwing parts at problems before being forced to use my noggin. In soft-top form it’s a rough, tough, noisy, flapping tent on wheels that has all the ergonomic comfort of sitting in a hay shed during a hailstorm. WhichCar is now home to Wheels, Motor, 4X4 Australia and Street Machine magazines. Plus, being on tubed rims meant sand was getting between the sidewall and the tube, making annoying little pinhole punctures. Caffeine is the capital letter, comma and full stop to my daily grind. $175 can post Aus wide or pick up Bathurst area. Can the all-new Defender live up to the legend status of its predecessors? They’ll happily sit on 100km/h all day long, but the sensation is similar to being in a low-flying crop duster. I should’ve expected a development like this. “I suppose if you’re going to get stuck on Moreton with a two-wheel drive, a Land Rover is the one you want.”. Brake Proportioning Valve, 6x6 and 110 County. The WhichCar Network: Everything car buyers need and car lovers want. It’s hard to be in a bad mood as the ferry churns its way to the island – wind in the place where my hair used to be, a fresh espresso in hand and the glowing beaches of Moreton just peeking over the horizon. Land Rover Perentie 4X4 and 6X6; Engines. Discussion in 'General Land Rover Forum' started by Goldminer, Apr 15, 2010. Long-term plans are to ditch the camo paint job as well, but that will be a while down the track. Aftermarket. That said, in the back of my mind I am wondering if this newly minted turbo powerplant will cause issues with the rest of the truck. There’s the usual crowd of 5G-contrail, COVID-is-a-conspiracy-tinfoil-hat-wearing-types who lurk in the darker recesses of your favourite social media community. I persisted! As John trundled away in his weather-beaten Disco 2, I thought he was probably right, as my maiden off-road voyage post turbocharger, clutch and power steering upgrade wasn’t exactly going to plan. I’d like to be able to tell you I completely rewired the Perentie to ensure maximum reliability, but I didn’t; I just fixed stuff, and patched where needed. They actually make excellent coffee cup holders as they are deep enough to stop lateral movement as well as being angled back to prevent my freshly brewed latte from pitching forward into the footwell. Which, luckily enough, just pretty much bolted on in place of the old clusters. The first was in 1988 and the second build quantity occurred in 1998. If I hadn’t taken his 1956 Series 1 for a drive a while back, the Land Rover flame may not have been rekindled. And while I was at it, I thought I’d complete the Maxidrive axle upgrade process I’d started last year. Those two factors alone would’ve probably seen me with broken knuckles and buggered spanners. 1989 Land Rover Defender Additional Info: 1989 Land Rover Perentie 110 10 seater troop carrier (Cargo) . The Perentie was based on the Land Rover Defender 110, and was introduced in 1987 to replace the ageing fleet of Series 2A and 3 Land Rovers. I was tempted to divert via the Savannah Way, but figured I was pushing my luck as it was. I’d been watching the Australian Frontline Machinery auctions on Grays Online, and the prices seemed to have stabilised somewhat. 2010 Land Rover Defender Manual 4x4 MY11. Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 21 Thread: perentie 4x4 vs 6x6. Mechanical upgrades are sometime down the track, but in the meantime I’ll keep on grinning every time I head out. Power Steering; Steering Column; Steering Rods & Dampers; Transfer Case. 16/11/2020. I was missing a RHS park light, main beam lights and wipers, and it had an intermittent indicator fault. The resulting bow wave rolled up the windscreen, through the bulkhead vents and saw my wife and I driving down the beach with both doors open to drain out the gallons of brackish swamp water and reeds. 'Project Perentie' was the name of the trials program to replace the then-in-service Series 3 Land Rover. It’s brilliant. That’s why the Isuzu engine doesn’t really need a very big turbo or a gutful of boost. I’m not sure how long we just sat there on the edge of the lake with the silence only broken by bird calls and the plop of Krefft’s river turtles surfacing for a gawk. Being in Queensland during lockdown I didn’t have a great deal to whinge about, but after being in Stage 3 for a few weeks I was pretty quick to plan a weekend trip to Fraser Island as soon as I legally could. The main beam headlights turned out to be a broken wire behind the fuse box. Please select a variant: ⇨ All Types ⇨ Air Defence Fire Unit Vehicle (FUV) ⇨ Air Defence Target Sensor Vehicle (TSV) ⇨ Ambulance ⇨ Assault Pioneer ⇨ Cargo ⇨ COMSEC ⇨ Crew Cab ⇨ ERV ⇨ ERV COMSEC ⇨ FFR, Direct Fire Weapons ⇨ GMV ⇨ Infantry Carrier Today, they are being replaced by the G Wagon so are being snapped up by enthusiasts whenever they … One of 26 produced by JRA Limited for the Australian Army, manufactured and assembled in Moorebank, New South Wales. Many vehicles are fitted with a … As we’d stayed overnight at Rainbow Beach, we had just planned a quick day trip. After dumping our gear at Cowan Cowan I was pretty keen to explore the island, so we trundled down the beach towards the middle road that traverses the island, with the aim of running down the ocean beach to Karingal. While its off-road capability may have been limited, I still managed to tackle the beach at low tide to get to Bulwer for supplies. Up-grade Kit Tired arms driving your Perentie, then what you need is one of our Power Steering Kits. I’d also added relays and lots of nice, new wiring harnesses to power the Narva 255s and the Big Red light bar on the snout of the Landy. SO I bought a Perentie. Front and rear diffs are Salisbury and Rover. 9 Land Rover Perenties with one 6x6 and a civilian 110 County (Defender). Is it any good? That said, the unstressed Isuzu donk took the drive in its stride. With all this new-found power and aural satisfaction, I’ve decided to head to Moreton Island for an extended weekend – the perfect environment to put my newly boosted Perentie to the test. A rarely touted feature of the Land Rover Perentie is the Steyr rifle butt cutouts between the front seats. These vehicles come with a NSW blue slip ready for rego, and it’s an easier location to inspect the goods beforehand. The aftermarket comes to the rescue again, this time converting the manual-only Defender into an auto cog-swapper. That bloody thing went everywhere, albeit trailing a stream of blue two-stroke smoke from an exhaust mounted on the front bumper. Work carried out under previous ownership included a repaint in Nardo Gray as well as installation of aftermarket bumpers and headlamps, 16″ MaxTrac wheels, and a Warn winch. LandyZone - Land Rover Forum. Perentie - Parts Perentie. What’s the difference between a 4x4 and a 6x6 Perentie? This in an original Land Rover 6x6 powered by an Isuzu 4bd1 Turbo diesel engine and build in this configuration by JRA ( Jaguar Rover Australia) in 1987. And sure enough, we had the lake and the turtles to ourselves. Through rough tracks and rough times on 4x4 Shed, 4x4 Shed Log 3: 1988 Land Rover Perentie Defender 110 Current mileage: 104,610kmMileage this month: N/AAverage fuel consumption: N/A, Messing with woody’s morning coffee is one step too far 16/01/20. Second, this truck spends a lot of time at the beach, and even with a lot of diligent Lanotec-ing, stuff underneath has a habit of rusting into place. SO I bought a Perentie. 2020 land rover defender . 4x4 Shed Log #1: 1988 Land Rover Perentie Defender 110Current mileage: 97,368kmDate acquired: February 2017Price: $7700Mileage this month: 3609kmAverage fuel consumption: 11.7L/100km. We’ve finally driven the new Defender in Australia. It’s loud and lacking finesse, and the torsional stresses it creates means it’s essentially trying to destroy the rest of the vehicle. If you’re wringing the revs out to 3000rpm to get boost you’re not getting the benefit of the windmill where you need it the most. Search for new & used Land Rover 110 Perentie Ute cars for sale in Australia. And while I’m loath to treat specialist businesses as a free information resource, I finally bit the bullet and had a yarn with Brad at KLR in Sydney – these guys specialise in Perenties and really know their stuff. Busted knuckles ahead. I then got onto Landy specialists MR Automotive in Redcliffe to see if they could handle the heavy lifting on my behalf. But, hey, I’ve now got heavy-duty axles front and rear along with heavy=-duty drive flanges and oil bath hubs all ’round. More than a couple of stock fourbies had given up and headed back to the beach; but not me, I was driving a Land Rover, after all. It was pretty clear I’d snapped a front axle; there was the even worse possibility that I’d blown the front diff, but I figured that would be pretty unlikely for a Perentie. Australian Camping and Four Wheel Drives 4,103 views 21:29 So, with a Queensland safety certificate in my hand, the Landy was soon wearing a set of shiny new number plates. It was a revelation. The fact that I’ve been wrestling with some wiring issues and currently had no windscreen wipers or headlights didn’t rate a thought. SOME people should not be allowed to have the internet. So a set of 16x8-inch steelies soon came my way, and I opted to shod them in 265/75R16 Mickey Thompson ATZs. This 1990 Land Rover Perentie 6×6 is a right-hand drive ambulance that was used by the Australian military before being imported to the US in 2018. Update 3: Moreton bash. Seemed that maybe a few cute, little turtles bobbing around a lake in the middle of a rainforest on the world’s largest sand island was not a bad way to block out the outside world for a bit. Mum shed more than a couple of tears when time and tin-worm saw it pass into other hands. The Sandringham was a privately developed conversion by Hot-spur Cars (UK) and, while recognized and approved by Land Rover does not appear in any company literature. The standard clutch is barely adequate at the best of times, so I opted to go for a heavy-duty clutch while I was at it. Figure 113-5: Typical Land Rover 6x6’s Cargo Tray Toolbox The old-school truckie in me couldn’t resist also getting an EGT gauge and tacho installed at the same time. Harrop Eaton ELocker | Technical Overview. 17. Luckily, a well-kitted Triton soon idled up behind me. Bearings & Seals; Gears & Shafts; Other Parts; ... LAND ROVER. I may now be a little deafer, but I’ve well and truly succumbed to the Peretie bug. The guys from MR Automotive were going to get another visit when I made it back to the mainland. The wiper motor is probably now a solid block of rust. It was cosmetically a little shabby; sitting around in the tropics had weathered a few bits and pieces. NRC7871 $316.80. Sandringham 6x6 was imported by Land Rover Australia. These 4x4 and 6x6 workhorses were designed and built in Australia exclusively for the ADF and feature, on top of the usual Land Rover kit, a 3.9-litre Isuzu engine, a 2.5-inch suspension lift, and a galvanised chassis. Plus, it had been too long since I’d ventured across the bay to one of my favourite weekend getaway destinations. All Rights Reserved. Perentie 4x4; Perentie 6x6; Steering. Land Rover Defenders are very Cool, This must be the Coolest of all Defenders though. It’s a matter of priorities. Land Rover Perentie 4x4 Power Steering Kit . The 4BD1 Isuzu engine may be a bulletproof powerplant with a very usable torque curve, but it’s a pretty agricultural thing. The warning signs on what was about to come should’ve been there, in hindsight, of course, but I was feeling way too cocky about the Landy’s capabilities. It has transformed the Landy to a usable and fun off-road animal. In naturally aspirated form this engine is only good for about 66 lazy kilowatts. The answer to that question is, without a doubt, the clutch. I tried to squidge the connector up a bit tighter which then broke it. The 6x6 is also much slower. $ 137,990 . Land rover perentie rear seat rows off a 6x6, in decent condition, could be cut to fit a 4x4. The quintessential magazine for Australia’s four-wheel drive and offroad enthusiasts. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. After dedicating valuable office time to scouring internet forums, I now know the correct colour code for a SWB Land Rover Series III Game. I’ve now got to get my butt into gear and fix all the small stuff, as we’ve got a trip planned. But all that nice, new wiring still had to get its energy from the old dodgy Lucas wiring that powers the rest of the car. I checked over the new purchase on arrival. 176000 km; 1989 6x6 Perentie, 3.9l turbo Isuzu, new radiator, rebuilt t/case, recent gearbox work, rear suspension rebushed, LED worklights, GME radio. I just can’t stop smiling when I drive it. I tackled the obvious stuff: keyed ignition, light switches, wiper rubbers and shock absorber rubbers. TOTAL KILOMETRES: 116,240kmKM THIS MONTH: 600kmAVERAGE FUEL USE: 11.3L/100km, 1994 Land Rover Defender 300TDI long-term review. Im more curious as to what version of perentie yours came out of and what you plan on doing with the space the 24v system took up. AS YOU stare at an invoice with lots of numbers and dollar signs on it you may find yourself asking ‘why’? The Land Rover Perentie is a nickname for the Land Rover 110 produced by JRA Limited for the Australian Army, and part manufactured and assembled in Moorebank, New South Wales, during the 1980s and 1990s.There were two build contracts. Who says that only the British tuner Kahn Design with the Flying Huntsman 110 6 6 Defender Double Cab Pickup is able to convert the classic Land Rover Defender to 6 × 6 drive which was wrong. On road these Landies handle like a bowl of porridge, but Perenties came standard with a 2.5-inch lift (over a standard Defender) and sit on coils all round, so show it a bit of dirt and it’s immediately at home. The 6x6 is both longer and wider than a 4x4. After the big shakedown trip from Darwin to Brisbane (June, 2017), it was time to get the old bucket of bolts roadworthy. I stopped. With just 15psi of blow and the addition of Isuzu power steering, my camo-clad 110 is in serious danger of becoming almost zippy. Which meant I had to jerry it up with a spare connector, which worked. During the history of the Land Rover many different engines have been fitted: The inlet-over-exhaust petrol engines ("semi side-valve"), in both four- and six-cylinder variants, which were used for the very first Land Rovers in 1948, and which had their origins in pre-war Rover … The addition of a non-intercooled, relatively low-boost turbo is said to effectively double that output. On the other side the coin, the engine is pretty simple and easy to work on. Related ads with more general searches: 2 days ago. In fact what the army did was pull the things apart, galvanise the chassis, re-engineer the driveline and fit them with customised aluminium bodies. Land Rover Defenders are very Cool, This must be the Coolest of all Defenders though. This one was used as a rocket/missile launcher. VIDEOS. “I suppose if you’re going to get stuck on Moreton with a two-wheel drive, a Land Rover is the one you want.”. Temptation to own a Land Rover Perentie was too great to resist. But the 66kW/245Nm 3.9-litre Isuzu diesel coughed into life with no dramas. Let the fun begin. After finding the lower half of my morning-commute coffee soaked in transmission fluid while winding my way to work, it became immediately clear that I needed a new rear output shaft seal. 1991 Land Rover Defender. Report Ad. 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