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  1. Been ages since I've used a series other than road testing customer cars, but as I had to break the 110 I keep in Africa and as Defender prices have gone through the roof there, I thought I'd try my hand at a spot of retro overlanding and picked up a nice S2a 109 safari station wagon as a temporary stopgap - sight unseen, and had it delivered to a mates. Apart from a couple of offensive additions (laminate floorboard dash, quickly ripped out & brown velvet Toyota cressida front seats) I hit lucky and it's remarkably original with barely a dent and almost no rust. New rad, water pu
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  2. I like this even more now, how can you possibly sell it?
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  3. It was built in SA at the old Port Elizabeth factory (the front grille badge is cool, has Port Elizabeth rather than Solihull on the casting) - they used thier own chassis numbers but on the paperwork its registered as a 1970 though could easily be 1969 also.
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  4. and a 101 gs must be close. But that might just be me, I like vehicles that look like boxes that you move stuff in.
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  5. You aren't entirely right, but it is up there in the top 3 along with a series 1 rag top and a lightweight.
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  6. Thanks guy, I'll just buy a new stalk then. bit easier.
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  7. I have a dremel from over 20 years ago and its been great, however the modern ones seem to get a bit of a slating and people seem to rate the Proxxon or just the really cheap ones you get from places like lidl. I wouldn't go battery personally as it's not something I use often so whenever I wanted it it'd be flat unless it has common batteries with your drills or something. If its for bigger work like porting have you considered the bigger die grinders that people like bosch make. Might be more up to the job? At work we just have windy grinders but we have plenty of air there, plen
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  8. If you have air, a simple cheap die grinder is a great tool, robust and lighter, and will do bigger stuff when asked as well.
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