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ISSUE 297 AUGUST 2022
34 From flawed to fabulous
How a ratty 110 Utility became one man’s interpretation of the perfect Defender
42 Constant evolution
Product development is a process of evolution: we see how Terrafirma goes about it
48 Marvellous Malvern
Our latest Spares Day was a triumph – meet some of the folk who found bargains
54 The £100k Defender
No more Mr Utility – the new Defender 130 seats eight and becomes a Range Rover rival
74 Bigger and Better
Overland Expo 2022 was held in Flagstaff, Arizona: it was huge and very impressive
80 The Big Picture
JLR joins the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee event
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60 Roy of the Rovers
Land Rover Legend: Roy Preston and his long-term passion for very early Discoverys
68 Might of Hercules
The intriguing tale behind a six-wheel Defender overlander, named after the god of strength
42 Aftermarket product development
54 First look: the new Defender 130
60 Roy Preston: Land Rover Legend
8 NEWS 10 LETTERS 14 YOUR PICTURES 18 PRODUCTS 23 GARY PUSEY 25 THOM WESTCOTT 27 JACK DOBSON 28 NORFOLK GARAGE 82 CLUBS 86 WRITERS’ ROVERS 95 TECH SECTION 112 SUBSCRIBE TO LRM 117 EVENTS 120 MARKET NEWS 124 MARKETPLACE 128 COMING NEXT MONTH 130 WORK IN PROGRESS
95 Ed Evans comments
15 PAGES OF THE BEST
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96 Repairing a Defender bulkhead
Rather than simply being replaced, Project Defender’s rusty bulkhead receives a number of painstaking repairs
102 Add a locking rear differential
A locking rear differential will greatly improve your Land Rover’s off-road ability – here’s how to fit one
108 Your questions answered
Assessing rust, what to do with a Lightweight, and refurbing a steering wheel
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