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2669 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80205

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1963 Land Rover D110 Pickup

Vehicle Specifications

Year: 1963

Make: 8

Model: D110 Pickup

Miles: 200

Exterior: Gray

Interior: Black

Price: sold

Extremely rare, one-off, custom built Defender 110 Double Cab pickup finished in Bonatti Gray. It was built by Powerplay Racing in Colorado, and Columbia Rovers in Oregon. It is truly a one of one. This is a completely functional 4 door pickup ready for daily driving, off-roading, or whatever you have to throw at it. This Defender has never been driven in the rain and has yet to venture off-road and has only been driven 2500 miles since its build and only during perfect dry weather. It is ALL new down to every component, wire, stainless bolt, etc. This was an extensive frame off, complete build using only the best parts and creative craftsmen that money can buy.

This truck was in SEMA this year under the ARB/Powerplay Racing banner sporting the new ARB bumper and a modded ARB suspension.
The goal of the project was to create a very usable and durable Defender pickup that could be driven every day. This Rover is reliable and easy to drive. It has more power and less weight than any other Defender I have ever driven. It’s quick in a very non-Rover way. I am consistently asked why this Defender was not fitted with a diesel. Most of those people that ask that question have never driven a diesel Rover. Nothing wrong with diesels, I love them, but there’s nothing like a V8 growl and that blessed throttle response!! Not to mention that it doesn’t stink, is much quieter at all RPM’s, and replacement parts are readily available. Again, not knocking diesels, they are fabulous for fuel economy, torque, and reliability, but let’s call a duck a duck. This truck is a custom built, semi resto mod with no regard for originality.
·4.2L Range Rover LWB motor, serpentine driven, with properly matched EFI ECU and MAF sensor
·Crane camshaft, 50230 (Intake: Duration 260, Lift .445;
Exhaust: Duration 266, Lift .448)
·Refurbished injectors
·Refurbished heads
·Edlebrock double roller timing chain
·Freshly honed cylinders
·Polished crank
·Surfaced deck
·New rings
·New cam bearings
·New rod bearings
·New main bearings
·All new seals, valve stem seals, etc.
Powder coated engine components, color matched Bonatti Gray:
Valve covers
·Intake plenum
·Intake manifold
·Power steering pump housing and pulley
·Alternator bracket
·Valley pan gasket clamps
·Hoisting eyelets
·Dipstick and tube
·Motor mounts
·Water pump pulley
·Oil pan (black)
Other Drivetrain and Chassis
·Electronic ignition conversion
·Rebuilt ZF4, 4 speed automatic transmission with custom oil cooler and lines
·LT230 transfer case
·Spal Dual electric fans, thermostatically controlled
·Salisbury rear axle with 4340 axle shafts, 4.11:1 gears and ARB Air Locker
·Standard Defender front axle with 4340 inners and outers, 4.11:1 gear and ARB Air Locker
·Ceramic coated manifolds
·MagnaFlow high flow Y-pipe, Borla muffler all 3” mandrel bent exhaust system
·Heavy duty tie rod, panhard rod, front control arms, rear control arms
·Fox 2” remote reservoir shocks and custom mounts
·Stainless steel extended length brake lines
·(5) Goodyear Duratrac 315/70/16 tires with under 100 miles
·(5) Boost wheels
·Aluminum 1.5” wheel spacers
·Old Man Emu springs and steering stabilizer
·2” front spring spacers
·Powdercoated rear NAS bumper and receiver shackle
·New generation ARB front bumper
·Warn M8000 winch with new synthetic winch line/rope
·Powdercoated frame, complete including bolt in crossmember
·Custom rock sliders with 3 sturdy mounting points to the frame
Body and interior
·IPF driving/spotlamps (triggered by high beam switch or factory fog light stalk switch)
·Hella H4 headlamp conversion
·MOMO leather 14” steering wheel
·Alcantera headliner
·Trailer wiring, flat four plug
·Powdercoated Billet fender vents
·Exmoor Trim front and rear seats with seat extender/raiser kits
·Custom fit 1997 Defender console
·Custom audio system with (4) mid/high speakers and custom sub enclosure for use with Ipod or MP3 player
·Custom fit Engle 17Qt fridge mounted between rear seats
·Hella disconnect switches located in driver’s foot well with protective cover (Mag light mounted to cover). One switch for primary electronics, one switch for auxiliary components run off independent fuse block, and one emergency kill switch for the winch.
·Custom sewn, leatherette dash, console, lower fascia, all double stitched,
·Custom VDO, all electronic gauge package, with oil pressure, voltage, coolant temp, fuel, oil temp, tachometer, speedometer
·Fuel, Oil Temp, and volts mounted on dash with angled powdercoated bezels for easy viewing
·Custom sewn lower dash pod with AC/heat controls, ARB Locker/compressor controls and front electric door locks control
·Body LineX’d inside and underside for corrosion and sound protection
·Interior fully carpeted with heavy heat/sound insulation
·Custom, all electronic Streetrod Air conditioning/heating system with billet controls
·Electric front door locks
·Matched door/ignition keys
·Factory Defender 110 production plate with custom engraved “001/001”
·LED license Plate lamp housing
·Custom engine bay panel/cover powdercoated
·7 pin RV style plug hidden in front bumper, wired for flat towing
Registered in Colorado as a 1963 Series II 109 pickup. Hand assembled utilizing parts ranging from 1963 to 2009. The frame was completely sandblasted and powder coated. All body panels were painted prior to assembly ensuring complete coverage at seams. Most of the drivetrain, body and suspension hardware is brand new high grade stainless steel. The wiring harness is a brand new factory unit for a 1993 NAS 110 so all of the lights and switches are supported without modification. The lights, bulbs, and connectors are all new. Aftermarket fusebox assembly that handles all aftermarket equipment. All the fuel lines have been replaced with brand new factory parts and one stretch of custom braided stainless steel line incorporating the fuel filter. The wheel wells and much of the undercarriage were sprayed with LineX bed coating for corrosion resistance and aesthetic quality. The fuel tank was plucked from a domestic Range Rover, hot flushed, and refinished prior to installation. The fuel pump, sender, fuel lines, and filter are all brand new. The fuel rail was hot tanked and injectors professionally serviced. All components used on this build are new unless stated as used or reconditioned.
Free and clear Colorado title in hand. Appraisals available to properly insure against loss and qualify for lending.