• Exterior Color Santorini Black / Silver
  • Interior Color Brown Vinyl
  • Body Style 2-Door
  • Engine 200Tdi
  • Transmission 5-Speed
  • VIN number SALLDV-249690

1987 Land Rover Defender 90


Alive Again


Our team has put in a significant hour count into this build and are happy to share it with you. 

It comes freshly finished finished in November 2018 with a factory integrated A/C system, full exterior LED lighting, a Masai roof rack, SlickShift kit for quick shifting and a few other cool features & accesories.

Check out the gallery below for all the features and a visual story of how a rough English workhorse living in Italy gets transformed into a piece of art based on the Autobiography Edition.


  • Engine removed after testing cylinder compression and oil pressure
  • Engine cleaned and disassembled for inspection
  • Cylinder head removed for inspection
  • Camshaft inspected for wear
  • Engine block cleaned and prepped
  • Engine block refinished
  • Cylinder head disassembled, checked for warpaged, planed
  • New front and rear crankshaft seals
  • New cylinder head bolts
  • New cylinder head gasket
  • Radiator recored
  • New timing belt and water pump
  • New oil pan gasket
  • Timing belt tensioner pulley
  • Removed from vehicle after extensive road function test
  • Cleaned and disassembled
  • Internal components inspected to be within specifications
  • Refinished gearbox housing
  • New transmission seals
  • New clutch
  • New throw-out bearing
Transfer Case
  • Inspected for wear
  • Housing refinished
  • Reassembled with new gaskets and seals
  • Cleaned and disassembled
  • Removed from vehicle
  • Differentials disassembled and inspected
  • Axle housings media blasted & refinished
  • Reassembled with new seals & gaskets installed
  • Hubs regreased
  • Replace wheel studs as required
  • Install new wheels and tires – Balanced and aligned
  • Install new brake hoses
  • Install new brake lines
  • Calipers rebuilt
  • Drums reconditioned
  • Install new pads & shoes
  • Install new rotors
  • Dismantle and remove body from frame
  • Remove interior, remove wiring harness, disassemble body and remove from frame
  • Entire body media blasted down to bare metal
  • All sheet metal issues addressed
  • Anti-Corrosive Primer applied
  • Install new custom interior
  • Install new window seals and gaskets
  • Body reinstalled on chassis panels
  • Hand fitted for proper symmetry
  • Remove all components from frame
  • Media blast frame to bare metal
  • Apply anti corrosive primer
  • Install new brake Lines
  • Install new fuel lines
  • Install new body mounts
Suspension and Steering
  • Install new springs
  • Install new shock absorbers
  • Install new urethane suspension bushings
  • Install new tie rod ends
  • Suspension steering aligned
  • Install new steering damper
  • Exterior finish applied, wet-sanded and polished
  • All Final assembly performed
  • Vehicle extensively road tested

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