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Land Rover 300Tdi

Chassis Swap

The Workshop Blog on September 16th, 2017

Second chassis swap in September completed. This little 300Tdi 90 is now MOT’d and ready to go out and play again.

Land Rover Defender 130

Chassis Replacement

The Workshop Blog on September 11th, 2017

The latest chassis swap in the workshop is the longest Defender you can buy. We’ve been replacing this Defender 130 chassis over the last week and it’s now complete with new MOT ready for the customer to collect.  Find out more on our Chassis Swap page…

Range Rover Evoque

Fresh from the Factory

The Workshop Blog on March 7th, 2014

Today we were lucky enough to see a brand new Evoque in the Workshop!  One of our customers purchased this from the local Land Rover dealership and after purchasing some sidesteps to have fitted they recommended he come to us as they had waiting list in the workshop.  So after collecting his Brand new car [...]

Container to America

The Workshop Blog on December 9th, 2013


Arriving in USA as we type this is a container of exported vehicles, parts and engines.
The vehicles we have sent are a Land Rover 127 hi cap double cab pick up and a 110 hi cap pick up. Both vehicles have had a make over in the workshop…

The 127 pick up had the following:
- Galvanised [...]

AWDC – King of the Valleys 2013

The Workshop Blog on July 29th, 2013

Richard’s new competition truck is nearing completion…
The truck is based on the Whitbread designed 100 inch space frame challenge truck. And is running a 4.2 Mega-Squirted V8 engine and 35” Super Swamper tyres.
Over the last couple of years we have been building and developing this beast into a competitive truck to take on challenge events [...]

Series III Lightweight

Custom Roll Cage

The Workshop Blog on January 15th, 2011

One of the trucks we’ve been working on this week is this Series III Lightweight.
The owner wanted additional safety and protection whilst off-roading but didn’t want to sacrifice the traditional character of the vehicle.
We designed and fabricated the roll cage in the workshop to meet the customers spec. Fitting required no modifications to the bulkhead [...]

MATTRACKS Monster!!!

The Workshop Blog on September 22nd, 2010

The latest vehicle to visit our workshop is this unique Defender 110…The RNLI have had the Land Rover fitted with MATTRACKS – The All Terrain Rubber Track Conversion system.

Many of the major components on the vehicle have been stripped back and refurbished/replaced along with the track system which has been serviced, painted and re-assembled.
The Defender will [...]

AWDC Challenger 4x4 Round 3 - Somerley

Challenge Truck Test Drive

The Workshop Blog on June 15th, 2010

Another challenge truck at the other end of the spectrum. A tired old range rover chassis that should have been put out to pasture has been re-invented as an entry level vehicle to compete in the AWDC Challenger 4×4 series.
Relatively simple modifications have been, a tubed front end and custom winch installation along with a [...]

Defender 110 Leaves the workshop...

RNLI Land Rover Refurbished

The Workshop Blog on May 23rd, 2010

We are currently in the process of refurbishing the RNLI fleet of Land Rover 110’s Each vehicle is stripped right down, the chassis are replaced with galvanised versions. The axle cases are hot zinc sprayed and powder coated and all other components checked for serviceability. Several improvements/enhancements have been included eg: moving the TD5 engine ECU from [...]