300tdi NAS Land Rover Defender 90 - $48k


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Asking price $48,000.
300tdi with VNT Turbo (300tdi installed by Rovers North in 2004, receipts available).
R380 5-speed Manual Transmission (Installed by Rovers North in 2004).
Bronze Green/Limestone color (originally Arles Blue).
74k miles on engine and transmission since install.
118k miles on body and axles.
Maintenance, Odometer and Fuel Records since 2008.
Owners, Workshop and Service Manuals.
Clear OR title - registered as Diesel.

This is #219 out of the 500 NAS Station Wagons that we’re imported in 1995. The engine was installed new in 2004 by Rovers North along with a new R380 5-speed transmission. Receipts for the $24k installation are included.

The chassis is in well maintained condition (Waxoyled) with no rust visible. The vehicle was originally painted in Arles Blue Land Rover color but has been repainted by a previous owner in a single stage bronze green/limestone (non OEM) color. The paint has been touched up as needed and the touch up paint is close, but not an exact match. There is some faint brush rash on the sides of the vehicle and a few small dings resulting from off road use. There is a rust spot on the rear cross member underneath of it. The rear door also has rust on the bottom edge. That is the only known rust spot on the vehicle.

I’m hoping that this D90 will go to a fellow enthusiast who appreciates it, will take care of it and use it. This vehicle has been specifically built up for comfortable long distance travel for two people. Window guards and dog guards have been added to maximize security for stowed gear while traveling. It’s a unique truck and it has been very well maintained.

The VNT Turbo combined with the Allsport Radiator and Intercooler provides for a perfect balance of responsiveness, operating temperature and fuel economy for the 300tdi engine. This D90 will cruise all day long on the freeway at 70mph. Last fuel fill amounted to 23.8 mpg.

ARB Bumper
Superwinch X-9000 with Viking Synthetic Rope, Thimble and Delrin Rollers.
Front Runner Aluminum Gull Wing Windows.
255/85/R16 BFG Mud Terrains on Land Rover 1-ton/130 Rims.
Heavy Duty OME Suspension in front and back.
GBR Differential with Detroit Soft Locker in front
Mantec Roll Cage
Mantec Raised Air Intake
Mantec Rear Spare Carrier
Hood Mounted Spare Carrier
Diamond Hood Plates
Aluminum Lower Skid Protector
Aluminum Gas Tank Protector
Terrafirma Rear Corner Guards
Terrafirma Rock Sliders
Custom Front and Rear Light Guards
Dixon-Bate Tow Jaws
6” Heated Stanadyne Fuel Filter
Magnaflow Exhaust
Axle Breathers

Scheel-Mann Sportsline Seats
LED lit VDO Gauges including Pyrometer and Oil Pressure Gauge.
Genuine Land Rover Dog Guard
Mantec Rear Interior Windows Guards
2 inward folding Exmoor Trim Seats with lap belts
Tuffy Locking Console
Dynamat Insulation throughout

Under the hood
300tdi with ceramic coated Garrett GT-22 VNT Turbo with a ceramic coated exhaust manifold and down pipe.
Full Width Allisport Aluminum Radiator
Extra With Allisport Aluminum Intercooler
100A Alternator



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Just an awesome Rover!!

GLWS and yes, hopefully it goes to someone who will appreciate it.


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I have a mint 2008 M5 Dinan 6-speed V10 and a 1994 Range Rover LWB that I am willing to part with for this one.


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I happen to know that this one was in a fender-bender recently and is in the process being repaired (other driver's fault), so it's currently off the market.


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It's finally back and here's the latest.

For those of you who don't know, my beloved truck that was up for sale back in July was hit by an unlicensed driver who ran a red light. The ARB bumper absorbed a good amount of the damage as did the front left wheel. The repairs took forever because I wanted to make sure everything was done properly and no detail overlooked. All Genuine parts were used in the repairs so the truck is in even better condition now, parts-wise, than it was prior to the accident.

Following the accident, I had the frame laser scanned at one shop and then transported to a Defender specialist (Ships Mechanical) for repairs. The frame was not affected but the left front outrigger support was replaced along with tie rod ends, wing assembly, radius arm, bushings, 5-wheel set and a brand new ARB bumper.

The truck is officially for sale again but I don't have a new sale price yet. I am considering the fact that this truck now has an accident on its record so I'm going to adjust price accordingly. It's just going to take me a little while to do that research. For those of you who are interested, send me a PM and we can start the conversation.

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I have decided to lower the asking price by $3000 dollars, to $45,000. I am lowering the price due to the fact that it will now have an accident on its record. That said, the truck now has received $14k worth of new OEM parts and service.