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"itcosthowmuch" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am now the proud owner of a STAGE 1 SAFARI ( I think that's what
> it is, it says 109 on the log book but has a defender like front, can
> anyone clear this up for me ??) :-))))))))
That's correct - except the grille should be a mesh type (very
>, it has had a good bit of
> work done to the running gear but the body is a bit duff , so lots of
> work to do on it . the previous owner has replaced the v8 with a
> Perkins 3.3 diesel and change the gear box to a range rover 4 speed
> manual ,
That's as it should be - the Stage 1 had permanent 4WD.
> it has the original axles and diffs in and feels like it could
> do with another gear when it blating along the motorway at 65 . as I
> have a set of rangy diffs I was wondering if
It already has a Range Rover diff on the front, and a "Defender"
(Sailsbury) at the back.
> 1 would they fit ?
Not in the rear, being a Sailsbury axle.
>2 if they did would this improve the top end ? or should I replace both
> axles with range rover ones .
The ratios are the same.
> next question is has anyone fitted a
> power steering setup from a range rover to one of these ????
It's not a straighforward operation - the Stage I chassis is a
slightly modified Series 109", not Range Rover.
> Thanks in advance fro your replies
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