Land Rover defender 90 v8 rebuild part 2
Just a few pics of the last part of the rebuild and the finished product,
the last few pics are from the photo shoot for LRO magazine (soon to be in
Engine spec - Engine is a JE Engineering built 4.5 V8 (painted yellow),
they call it their clubman engine but it has had a few mods since then it
has a new block with a modified steel crank, je101 high lift cam, stage 3
racing heads, vernier timing gears, edelbrock/Webber 4 barrel carburettor,
modified distributer, magnecore ht leads, denso high temp spark plugs, Jan
speed tubular manifolds and Y-branch, custom rear Exhaust in 3" stainless twin exit. JE
Engineering think this setup may be around 270bhp (although this is not
This defender 90 is NOT slow :D
520bhp V8 Land Rover Defender!
Behind the scenes of Jerry Thurston's 520bhp Twisted Land Rover Defender
test for Land Rover Owner International magazine's September 2013 issue.
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Land-Rover 90 TD5 Galvanised Chassis Replacement Project
Our customer brought this Land-Rover 90 TD5 to us with an extremely rusty
chassis. It had been previously used to pull boats in and out of the sea.
As well as replacing the chassis with a new galvanised item, we uprated
many other parts along the way.