Now that Scott has completed (?) his Discovery build that was featured both here and in the Journal, it is time to introduce the new Overland Journal project vehicle. Kindly donated to the cause by Land Rover Las Vegas, this will be a pretty simple, budget build of what is arguably the best example of the Range Rover Classic, and the pinnacle of that classic line, the 1995 SWB. (For you LWB lovers, I think Bob Burns said it best: "The Range Rover only comes in one wheel base.")
Here is the truck the day I picked it up from Land Rover Las Vegas:
The vehicle was mostly stock as supplied. A spring conversion had been done to remove the air suspension, but that is all. Factory bull bar was removed at LRLV and given to one of the techs for his RRC; we will use something a bit more robust. Paint is Epsom Green, and having lived under the sun for so long, the clear coat on bonnet and roof is destroyed. That will be addressed later.
Plans for the build and progress will be forthcoming, but some of the companies on board at this point are:
Land Rover Las Vegas