Defender 130 Camper - Specification
Croatia August/2004
Original 1988 chassis and bulkhead is now galvanised.
Designed to fit in a standard sea-container for global travel.
New 300 Tdi engine and R380 gearbox fitted.
Allisport upgraded intercooler, 18-20% more power & torque by delivering cooler air to combustion - see News.
Coolant water temperature gauge by Stack, with user programmable alarms.
Allisport upgraded aluminium radiator, with 20% more cooling capacity.
Fuel sedimenter with water trap/drain.
BF Goodrich All Terrain 235/85 R16 tyres, plus 2 spares fitted to rear, fitted to tubeless Wolf heavy duty steel wheels.
Rear axle upgraded to convert to disc brakes all round.
X-Brake upgraded handbrake.
Heavy duty coil springs to front, exta-heavy duty twin coil springs and twin shock absorbers to rear.
Koni Heavy Track shock absorbers.
SuperPro polyurethane suspension bushes.
Rear anti-roll bar upgraded to 28mm diameter by Extreme 4x4.
Air conditioning in cab.
Lockable cubby box between front seats housing radio/CD player, wired for iPod mp3 player and three 12V DC power sockets.
Garmin GPS system + spare.
Rear view camera with flat screen in cab.
Superwinch E10 on front bumper fitted with 25m x 12mm plasma rope.
Recovery points: NATO hitch to rear, JATE rings to front, Hi-Lift jack points front and rear.
Hi-Lift jack and base plate.
Tow straps, shackles and shovel.
Steering guard by Southdown.
Raised air intake (snorkel) by Mantec, with extended axle and gearbox breathers.
Front and rear differential guards by QT.
Original fuel tank capacity increased with additional stainless steel tank above from 80 to 125L.
Additional fuel tank under driver's seat with capacity of 60L, feeds into main tank via electric pump - this is a common Land
Rover option, but with the addition of a separate fuel gauge on the dash board in place of the clock.
Additional 45L fuel tank in stainless steel under body with tap (lockable) to drain into jerry can.
Total diesel fuel capacity in 3 tanks is 200L + 20L jerry can = 220L.
Water tank in stainless steel with capacity of 100L - feeds via electric pump to sink and external shower.
General Ecology water filter purifies water to sink.
2 jerry cans fitted in racks to outside rear - one water and one diesel.
Eberspacher diesel powered heater to camper area - thermostat and 7-day programmable timer controlled.
Combination gas boiler supplies hot water to internal sink and external shower.
External shower unit with hot/cold mixer taps and privacy curtain surround.
Three 12V DC power sockets, one 240V AC power socket when hooked-up to mains.
Battery monitor, gives status for all 3 battery systems.
Water tank level gauge.
Front area of roof in non-slip paint with cargo lashing rails and security lock eyes serves as an occasional low profile roof-rack.
Locking hatch access between cab and camper area.
Twin batteries (Hawker Odyssey) starter and auxiliary under front passenger seat with split charge system by Merlin.
Two Numax CXV deep cycle batteries (total 172Ah) charged by 123 Watt solar panel on roof, also charged via mains hookup.
Battery Master monitors and tops up starter battery by automatically switching in charge from the solar panel.
12 V DC power from either auxiliary Hawker or Optima battery banks, via marine battery selector switch.
Built in 42L Engel fridge, can still make ice at 40+ degrees Centigrade ambient temperature.
Cooker and sink with hinged lids in kitchen counter with work space.
Large wardrobe/cupboard.
Rear awning (Hannibal) with zip-in sides with door and windows creates a 'safari room' annex.
Twin gas cylinders in floor vented cupboard.
4 Wolf boxes mounted to act as storage draws.
11 cargo net pockets for convenient storage.

Choice of ground tents depending on destination and climate.