Vehicle Preparation

Land Rover Defender Expedition Camper conversion – Part 3

defender dash

Defender Dash Upgrades In order to treat some surface rust on the firewall the dash was removed. This only took a few hours. It’s pretty straight forward with all screws and nuts easily accessible. Some are hidden behind badges which can be pried off with a screwdriver. I also replaced the broken plastic dash binnacle with a Raptor Binnacle. I …

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Land Rover Defender Expedition Camper conversion – Part 2

camper conversion

In Part 2 of my camper conversion I began repairing and treating all the rust in the doors and frame work. I used a 3 part rust treatment from Dulux. This consisted of DULUX Quit Rust Rust Remover, Cold Galv primer, and gloss enamel topcoat. I used an angle grinder with grinding and cutting discs and a drill wire brush …

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Land Rover Defender Expedition Camper conversion – Part 1

Defender touring vehicle

My Defender Touring Vehicle A few days after christmas 2011 I began my preparations for my 12 month trip around Australia. I decided to begin converting my Land Rover Defender 110 wagon into a touring vehicle. My intention was to properly kit it out for up to 2 people to travel and sleep inside comfortably, and to have plenty of …

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