Houston Land Rover Club

Vehicle: Defender

  • Interests:
    Outdoor Pursuits
    Off-Road Clinics
    Off-Road Events             
    Service/Maintenance Workshops          
    Long Range Trips              
    Family Outings            
    Cross-country running, Sailing/boating

  • Modifications:

    • Suspension/Steering: 3 inch lift via: Rovertym RR4-3 front springs, RR3-3 rear springs Retained top and bottom with Rovertym retainers), OME N73 front shock, OME N44 rear shock on Scorpion Racing 2” drop upper mount. Rovertym rear trailing arms. Rovertym A-frame Ball-joint relocation block (increases effective A-Arm length about 1/2 inch and lowers ball-joint by 2 “) Extended poly bumpstops front/rear. SG reinforced Drag link. Rovertym SS track rod.

    • Drivetrain:  MacNamara Air-actuated lockers with 4.10 hypoid R&P, GBR CV-joint Driveshafts (Front and Rear), GBR HD front and Rear Halfshafts. Lockers actuated through GCR air switches (NO electrics!). cross-drilled/vented/slotted disc brakes (DBA), BFG Mud Terrain T/A-KM2 285/75 on stock LR Alloys.

    • Engine: NRP full SS exhaust system (Y-pipe, cats, cat-back), Rubicon Hand Throttle, Ready Air engine driven compressor (>5 cfm @ 90 psi continuous, max 150 psi) Compressed Air filter/regulator/manifold supplies clean 90 psi air for lockers, clean 150 psi air for tires, oiled 90 psi air for air tools (full compliment on board!)

    • Body Armor:  Fabitron Rock Sliders (Frame/"Ears" protection) Bill Burke Rock Sliders (under-door protection): The Best!! Custom Rockware winch bumper (Awesome!!), LR Front skid plate. GCR reinforced gas tank protection. SG front/rear Diff guards

    • Recovery: Warn 8274 winch, spidertrax hawse fairlead, 100 ft Amsteel "grey" winch line (5/16") with 50 ft extension, 60" Hi-Lift on modified GCR front-bumper mount. Hi-lift Base, High lift “come-along kit. 25 ft hi-test 3/8” chain. Two bumper-mounted shackles up front, receiver mounted shackle at reat, Enough misc recovery gear. (straps/shackles/snatch blocks, etc) for a convoy........

    • Coachwork/internal mods: Tuffy Console, 2xTuffy speaker/toolboxes on rear wheelwells, massive Tuffy trunk on rear loadspace. Engel 65 fridge/freezer. Badger coachworks surrey top, drop curtain and removable door-top windows. 2xGerry cans in individual TJM racks (on opposite wheel-wells:one water, one gas) Garmin GPSmap 76S (mapping/fluxgate compass/barometric altimeter) Richie compass binnacle Cobra C29LTDST with external speaker and loudhailer, 1/4 wavelength SS Whip antenna (+ 4' Firestick for events!), Fire extinguisher,

    • Lighting/electrics: Truck-Lite 7” Polycarbonate headlights (Gulf Coast Rovers) 4xLightforce RMDL 140 on roll bar, Hi-power work-light/reversing light 3x12v outlets built into rear of Tuffy console, Automatic Reversing horn