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Hi,

Does any body have any pictures or information regarding an SVO vehicle, i believe it was a defender 90 single cab that was built to resemble a lorry with a fifth wheel trailer? I think it was only used as a show vehicle and not some sort of prototype. The only other thing i can remember was that the truck and trailer were both white and the trailer had canvas side curtains. It had no body work at the back only mudguards.

I would also appreciate any pictures or info of series landie's that have been converted to the above spec or that have been converted to a fifth wheel.

Many thanks

Matt

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IIRC this has come up before, try a search first, there is a company that use artic LR90's to deliver the horse racecourse starting gates to various racecoures around the country.

think there called RaceTech

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Here you go - I spotted this in a village in Yorkshire a few years ago...........

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Paul

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IIRC, they are based in Lambourne :)

Also, one of those is a perfect base for a tray back!

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I vaguely remember there being an article in LROI years ago abot a white SWB (may not have been a 90) with a fifth wheel - you could try them.

Good Luck.

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where are you? There's two based at lansdown race course in bath, i've had a really good look round one when out walking the dog, they're really very simple.

Dave

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where are you? There's two based at lansdown race course in bath, i've had a really good look round one when out walking the dog, they're really very simple.

Dave

Sorry what I meant was RaceTech is based at the location in the link I added ^^^

none of them this far west in Cornwall, no racecourses down here.

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There was also something in LRO a few years back about a couple of special 130s and one of them had a fifth wheel conversion. Don't recall who built them.

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Got a spare 5th wheel here if you want to buy it ^_^

Though it's a proper one, for artics :D

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I had one, my first 90 was a c reg ex racetech truck (mine was C711 SMY alot running around with the following number plates that were all ex racetreck )

When i first saw it at the dealer it had the 5th wheel on. They put a new rear tub and soft top on it for me . The rear body was a slightly differant colour (not that you can see it from the pic )

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Thanks for all the replies. i have also found a fifth wheel defender towing a 45ft caravan on utube, very cool defender!

Matt

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI9qSnmpDTk

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I believe there's a company at Arundel, West Sussex, which has (or had) a 90 with a 5th wheel.

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