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Old 21 Feb 2008
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Dedender 110 camper body

Hi all i am looking to buy a camper body for the rear of my 110 defender but not a demountable one i am going to put a truck cab on the 110 and take the whole rear tub off ..so i am looking for a camper body to go on but dont want a really hi one .

maybe something just higher than the truck cab with a elavating roof dont want anything to big as to really limit the vehicles offroad abillty so any ideas as to whats on the market for this vehicle Many thanks in advance

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David,
I can't help you out by offering you a camperunit. There are a few option depending on your budget.
My 110 was a HCPU the load bay has been removed and replaced by a small adapted camper unit bolted to the chassis. There are a few pics of our car on our website..
There are also specialized conversion companies that doe a fantastic job of converting a Landrover, Toyota or any 4x4 for that matter. One of my favorites is in Germany. Can't remember if their site is also in English but the pics speak for themselves www.innovation-campers.de
There are also a few companies that specialize in pop top roofs of diferent kinds. Dormobile, Foleys, in the UK Theres one in Zwitserland that I have forgotten the name of but a search on internet will find it (Poptop, expedition etc.)
Fit a poptop of some kind to your station 4x4 source some cooking equipment, a compressor fridge, boxes for all the rubbish that you won't need and you are on your way.
Another option is use the load bay of a High Cap Pick-up. Fix a box type frame to it and you can kit it out. www.psp-expeditioncampers.com is a guy in Holland that does this conversion.
You can also make your own box type unit and bolt it to the chassis. That gives you flexibility to kit it out as you like.

If you plan for example to ship your car to South Africa and start driving there then I would take it as bare as possible and kit it out down there. There are some really neat camper units available that bolt on to your chassis or load bay.

As you can see there are many choices available.
I love a roof top tent but I am so glad our 110 is kitted out with a small camper unit.
When the weather gets bad we have that little bit extra comfort and are still very 4x4 able.
The key is keep you weight down and low

Good luck in finding what you need
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hi ian i have been looking at alot of the sites and your 110 camper back is just what i had in mind for mine i am looking for all year round camper for abroad and for scottish winters that i can spend some time inside it when the weathers not so good .

i was looking at the roof tents but dont think it would be very nice in the winter after a hard day in the hills ...

my 110 is a van model but plan to convert to truck cab like yours ...any idea what a back like yours would cost in basic form i dont mind doing the inside work to it but dont have the time to build a whole body... would you be able to mail me some better pictures of your 110 ...as i said i am looking for something thats not to high and not much longer than the 110 thanks for your help ..great web page ....

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Not demountable but worth a look are the lifting roof conversions by these outfits.
These allow you to turn your 110 into as much of a camper as you like without compromising on everyday useability or driver comfort.

Ex-Tec ® - Expeditions- und Rallye-Technik

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Foley's in the UK show something similar on their website, but no longer manufacture them.
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Safari Centre

The guys at the safari centre are very helpful. I've had a fair bit of work done there on my landy. It's not really a camper. The pop top they make will set you back about 10000 CHF which is about 4500 GBP. Chris at the safari centre speaks perfect english, it's also called the B5-group now. Still the same guys, they merged with another company that does exactly the same sort of thing.

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thanks for that but i am looking for a complete unit to go on behind the truck cab and bolt to the chassis thanks for the help.....
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110 Conversions

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thanks for that but i am looking for a complete unit to go on behind the truck cab and bolt to the chassis thanks for the help.....
Hi David,

I found back an article you might be interested in LR Owners International Aug 2007 its a complete conversion on a 130 crewcab anyway look at Camping car tout terrain pour pick-up 4x4 : PSI Azalai or email simon at simon(at)difflock.com looks great, if its of interest I'll scan the article and email it to you...

Salut Matt
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HI thanks for that i had looked at that conversion but was looking for a rear body with no walk way to the cab so i could return the vehicle back to standard form if i wanted. i dont want the camper body to attach to the cab at all.....thanks for the help .........cheers

David
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demountable camper

check out this one on ebay might do it
Land Rover Demountable camper, renovated good condition on eBay, also, Campervans Motorhomes, Campers, Caravans Motorhomes, Cars, Parts Vehicles (end time 23-May-08 14:07:26 BST)
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