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    Here is a great video produced by Land Rover in the 1980's on how to drive your Land Rover 90 or 110 off road. Although the video concentrates on the 90 and 110 (Defender) models, this video will also apply…

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    Here's awesome little video on visiting the Carcross - the worlds smallest desert in Canada. The film is seen through the eyes of 5 year old Christian on his first adventure! I love this video, and I am sure you…

    How to replace the rear door lock/handle on a Land Rover Defender

    The rear door lock/handle has been playing up for some time which has meant me having to climb over the back seats to open the rear door. So earlier this week I put an end to the misery and bought…

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