What have you done to your DEFENDER today?

There just doesn't seem to be adequate space under the hood for the winch control. What options have you come across?
My daily Disco has the control box simply hose clamped to the winch body itself. Has worked just fine for over a decade and no one has tried to steal it yet!
because I was hitting 1350F+ constantly
Did the previous owner have the fueling cranked way up, or was there some sort of leakage causing over fueling?
 
Added eXplore glazing windows! Yes I intentionally put them in backwards because I wanted to change to a pop up roof eventually and I thought I wanted the slides near the rear. I might go back and do it the right way.
 

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CTROVING

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Job #1 Rock slider install -
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Job #2 Spring isolator install - quick and dirty to level out the rear after finishing the front end.
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Job #3
Of course just before you plan to take a week trip in your truck the clutch master cylinder (CMC) decides to go from "casual drip" to dead...
A lot of info is out there on how to change these units. Changing it in the truck would be ridiculous. Certainly a PITA if you are not patient - Doable for LHD units without taking the wing off. Brake booster was disconnected and "gently" lifted and moved toward the passenger side 3/4" or so. Pulled the entire assembly out, removed, reinstalled the CMC, adjusted the throw on the pedal, cleaned up some exposed surfaces, bleed- done
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JimC

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Every time I come back to the US for a visit the drama queen 110 demands attention. This time it was U-joints. I used what was available from Napa near me which was unfortunately Chinese-made but they did at least have grease fittings. Annoyingly when I rebuilt the truck I paid to have the driveshafts rebuilt and balanced, and the clearly didnt replace the joints, this is not 12k miles of wear.
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