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Taking a 1986 Bone Stock Truck to Classy Off Roader

Wilmington, NC, (April 2020) - OSPREY CUSTOM CARS is well known for their exceptional custom-built classic Defenders, Broncos, and old FJ restomods. Their latest build is the top to bottom makeover of a bone stock 1986 Land Rover Defender. The vehicle was carefully taken apart all the way down to the frame, the frame was then galvanized and then powder coated. At the same time the bulkhead was replaced to the modern PUMA style with excellent heat and air conditioning vents that help keep the inside a comfortable temp year round. The majority of the body was treated to updated, new take off and new body panels. There was a full revamp of the suspension, adding a 2 inch lift, new terra firma shocks and springs all around, with a terra firma steering stabilizer, along with new terra firma heavy duty track rod, and drag links, and much, much more. The complete original drive train was scrapped and in its place is the heart of America muscle was installed. It now has an LS3 turning out low 465hp, with a 6l80e transmission. Custom dual magna flow exhaust giving it the performance and sound you would expect from the truck.



The inside was upgraded now featuring 7 leather seats, featuring heated front seats, middle and rear are high back forward facing with integrated seat belts protecting those most precious to you. The Alcantra Suede headliner above, and the plush leather protected by the heavy duty factory rubber floor mats. The dash and door panels are leather covered with custom red stitching that matches the seats and custom center console. Door panels have aluminum door pulls. Front heated windscreen. It now has power windows in the front and middle, along with keyless entry, and more options never offered in a defender through the factory. Kenwood stereo with DVD, Bluetooth, navigation, apple car play, and back up camera etc. Several charging points have been added into the custom center console, along with a very nice 10 speaker JL audio system providing great musical sound in the truck.


Osprey is a family business and understands the importance of building something that stands the test of time, as many of their clients have owned cars for generations and hope to pass their vehicles onto future generations. Their handiwork can be seen from the hobbyists' garage to the showroom of SEMA in Las Vegas. Osprey has seen a number of interesting requests, and prides themselves on the notion that, 'if you dream it, we can build it!' They've installed antique flooring, custom engraved exteriors and even custom paint jobs to match houses or other cars. Osprey's latest restoration retains the timelessness of the original model plus modern performance, styling, and convenience. "We've rebuilt this truck from the ground up with all the finest components and finishes", Says Aaron Richardet, owner and founder. "This includes a GM LS engine, automatic transmission, custom paint, and much, much more. This vehicle is actually more capable off road while looking and feeling much more luxurious than the original. "


What the Defender 110 includes:

Drive Train / Chassis

*	465 hp LS3 engine with 6180e transmission

*	Dual Magna flow performance exhaust with custom headers

*	Galvanized chassis

*	Galvanized cross member

*	Electric fans

*	Stainless oil cooler lines

*	Stage 3 lift kit by terra firma with castor corrected radius and
trailing arms

*	Hd drag link

*	Hd track rod

*	Adjustable pan hard bar

*	Hd rear axles 

*	Hd front axles and cvs 

*	Double cardan driveshaft front and rear

*	Slotted and drilled rotors front and back

*	17 inch land rover Predator Rims 

*	General Grabber Red Letter Tires

*	New transmission cooler lines

*	Stainless brake lines

*	Stainless fuel lines

*	Oversized fuel tank


*	New body panels

*	All new weather stripping

*	New front bumper winch bumper and super winch

*	Rock Sliders

*	Terra Firma front skid plate

*	New hood

*	New doors - all 5

*	All new glass and gaskets

*	New Masai style glass

*	New svx style front end

*	Stainless hardware kit


*	New custom center console

*	New bulkhead with upgraded style and dash.  

*	7 leather seats, front heated   

*	New door handles new interior trim, new seat belts

Addon Accessories

*	HD rear swing away tire carrier

*	Kenwood stereo with DVD, Bluetooth, navigation, apple car play, and
back up camera etc

*	10 speaker JL audio system 

*	Led head light kit

*	Power windows

*	Keyless entry

*	Front heated windscreen

*	Alcantra Suede headliner 


Price: $189,950


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