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Definitely need to select locked low to get off that!
 

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Just 3 rather than a full load ~ Agent demo stock?

Also, curious that the steel wheels don't appear to have closed nuts. Up to now I've only seen closed nuts on both steel and alloy wheels.

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Is the rear missing a centre cap?
 

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The green with white roof looks sensational. Might have to review my choice of magic mushroom. Just worried about pinstriping on metallic.
I'm also thinking the white lettering on the dark one's ko2's with steels looks pretty tip top as well. Having decided long ago white lettering not for me. Quite like being indecisive for a change. (on the easily modified matters)
 

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I'm also thinking the white lettering on the dark one's ko2's with steels looks pretty tip top as well. Having decided long ago white lettering not for me. Quite like being indecisive for a change. (on the easily modified matters)
I'm also coming around to it ~ the black steel wheel and black tyre look a little lost in the side views without it.
 

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Hard to say from a video; but having lived with orange peel all over my Defender from new then I guess I'm more interested in it just staying on!
Yes remember being in a meeting with PPG
 

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Just 3 rather than a full load ~ Agent demo stock?

Also, curious that the steel wheels don't appear to have closed nuts. Up to now I've only seen closed nuts on both steel and alloy wheels.

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Is the rear missing a centre cap?
No - different type of axle - so under the front cap there is usually some grease and perhaps a castle nut fixing a ball bearing, front geometry is usually different because its steerable.
Not required on rear axle hence different construction.
 

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No - different type of axle - so under the front cap there is usually some grease and perhaps a castle nut fixing a ball bearing, front geometry is usually different because its steerable.
Not required on rear axle hence different construction.
👍 Well I hadn't noticed previously that there aren't dust caps all round - off to check my Defender, as I would have sworn they had them on all axle ends.
 

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👍 Well I hadn't noticed previously that there aren't dust caps all round - off to check my Defender, as I would have sworn they had them on all axle ends.
It depends how the axle is constructed. - I remember from the past, - there are axles that have roller / ball bearings at the rear as well - Peugeot I remember, they have such grease caps at the rear as well. At Mitsubishi - at least my old one - with beam axles at rear - had exactly the same construction as IG to service the rear axle drive shaft and so that worked different. As I wrote - depends on construction of the axle.
 

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If they were customer vehicles i would have expected them to have paint protection etc pre PDI.

When some manufacturers go to this sort of effort:
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then this does look a little 2nd best:
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Seeing car transporters up and down the motorways leading from one of the major car shipping ports in the UK, there does seem to be a huge variability in what measures are taken.
 

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I found that this youtube video link worked. And have to agree with above, the green and contrast roof looks amazing.

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I was all set for the Scottish White to keep it traditional but after seeing the Green with White roof in the video Im not so sure anymore. That's a great combo and I'm seriously thinking of going that route. Great British heritage color. Luckily I have a long wait in the US so i'll surely start seeing better pics and videos on the forums in the upcoming months.
 
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