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Converting Disco to a truck
« on: June 14, 2019, 12:38 PM »
I have been following some mods done on the Disco frame.
Www.longrager.net sells kits to take off the back half of the Disco out and turn it into a short box truck. Eliminates the problem with the over hang rear bumper for sure.
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Re: Converting Disco to a truck
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2019, 09:19 PM »
ICH >:(
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Re: Converting Disco to a truck
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2019, 07:54 AM »
I concur 😝

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Re: Converting Disco to a truck
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2019, 03:28 PM »
Errrr.......am I missing something or is the rear overhang exactly the same as a regular D2??   :o
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Converting Disco to a truck
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2019, 03:37 PM »
Yes. It is a body kit. They don’t cut the frame.

http://www.longranger.net/discovery-series-2.html
« Last Edit: June 15, 2019, 03:40 PM by Red90 »

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Re: Converting Disco to a truck
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2019, 08:35 PM »
hmm, I can't wrap my brain around why one would do that. I think one of the strengths of the D2 and earlier LR's if that they did a pretty good job with the versatile SUV concept. They got that right.

Changing to a pickup like that, well, that's not really much of a pickup.

My advice, if you want a pickup, buy any Ford/Chev/Dodge. American iron will do a far better job.
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Re: Converting Disco to a truck
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2019, 10:15 AM »
Talking of frame changes, I always wondered why Land Rover didn’t design the D2 with the same 108” wheelbase as the then current P38 Range Rover?

The overall length on a D2 is perfect. It could just use a wheelbase stretch at the rear axle.
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