Please be aware that ECR is now a Defender repair and modification shop only.
We no longer work on Range Rovers, Discos or Series Rovers.
These pages are from work we did in the past and left up for your enjoyment.
1973 Series III 88 Hardtop
This 88 is here for a complete refurbishment. The chassis andbulkhead are in terrible shape and a lot of mechanical items need to besorted out. The 88 will be stripped down, a new galv. coil chassis installed,engine brought back up to specs., bulkhead fully rebuilt, new tires, wiring,etc.
Here the old rusty frame has been removed. The new glav. coil frame willbe set up and the drivetrain parts cleaned and inspected and switch to thenew chassis.
This is the 88's new galv. coil chassis with its axles and suspension inplace, ready for the drivetrain.
Here the front clip has been removed. The rusty radiator support will bereplaced, and the bulkhead will be removed and rebuilt on our bulkhead jigto assure proper body and door fit. Note the new frame with the drive lineinstalled waiting under the 88 in our frame swap system.
This image shows the rebuilt bulkhead now rust free, and ready for yearsof service.
Now complete, (this photo was talen near the owner's home) you can see allour custom work. Galv. coil chassis, 4 point roll bar that works with alltops. Defender style wheel flares and alloys, custom spare tire mount, anda completely refurbished SIII 88" Rover that is now fun to drive andready for anything.