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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread New Defender News.
    Geely is an interesting partner, as they're the owners of Volvo Cars... who, in the Ford days, were in the same grouping as Jaguar and...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread INEOS' Projekt Grenadier.
    If they're running BMW engines that are already US market compliant then that will be easier. The US safety regs aren't going to be a...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread New Defender Rage/Hate Thread.
    I known they're on the road (my parents live about an hour from Solihull) but they aren't going to leave them in the open out the back...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread New Defender Rage/Hate Thread.
    Because they aren't going to be made in Solihull.... And they're likely to have the test mules locked well away
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    1UZ and 2UZ are V8 petrols from Lexus and Land Cruisers, not diesels - wonkipedia article here It's so funny how many parts are...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread Who ordered a New Defender ?.
    More on the 130 from Autocar: https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/luxury-defender-130-model-crown-line
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    In Australian and British English, they're called caravans, so get shortened to van (without the ' most of the time)
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread Who ordered a New Defender ?.
    Interesting that they're only single layered, unless they were only running a small number on the truck, that'll push the delivery cost...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread Power Wagon In Europe?.
    I've just had a look at the dimension of the PW compared to a Ford Transit van... it's between the length of the LWB and XLWB. I've...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread Power Wagon In Europe?.
    The other elephant in the room is parts and servicing. I'm not sure if the PW is sold in Italy (I doubt it), so you may not find anyone...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread Power Wagon In Europe?.
    What are the length, width, height and weights like on the PW? Check to see what it will fit in, can it be driven under car rules (GVM <...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread 2020 Defender Spy Shots.....
    Interesting piece from Autocar on the challenges that Land Rover and all it's owners over the years faced on developing a replacement...
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    Mate has a Holden Colorado (RC) that has that - 2 seats in the front, extra cab body and a 6' tray on the back. Vinyl floors, no back...
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    https://isuzu.com.au/truck-range/n-series/ One the NxS range would do the trick: 4 cylinder diesel, 5 SPD gearbox and 4x4, vinyl floors...
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    Paddler Ed replied to the thread Medical gear.
    DRS ABC(D) Danger Response Shout for help Airways Breathing Circulation - get it happening with CPR if needed (Defibrillator) That...
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