Day one – The arrival and start of modification
10:00, ready to go to the Land Rover dealer to finally pick-up OLLI, the new Defender.Arrived exactly on agreed time,Read more.
Day two – mod’s continued
08:00 Early start to continue the needed modificationsRead more.
Day three – T-Day
Today was the heavy load day. installing the toptentRead more.
Day four – A bit relaxing
All tired from past days, we did a bit easy today.Read more.
Day five – Wet
Back to work, so less time to work on Olli.Read more.
Today is TC-Day… Technical Checkup or MOT to get Olli legal on the roadRead more.
Some more hours
Did some more hours work…Read more.
Over the last day’s not much has changedRead more.
Heights and depths
Measurements are taken…Read more.
Raised Cubby Box
In need for an extra space to fit the extra electrics, an box needed to be madeRead more.
Worklight and quick release cubbybox
Yesterday and today we modified the way the cubbybox is attached to the “techroom”Read more.
A free day due to Belgian National Day. So what better to do but working on OlliRead more.
Isolation Part 1
Cooler temperatures and some hours without rain. Ideal to install the isolation.Read more.
Isolation Part 2
Went this afternoon to Peter from Verreweg to collect the interiour storage cabinetsRead more.
Lightbar and lights
No more rain. Time to install the light-bar and the lightsRead more.
Let there be light
Wiring done… Let there be LIGHT…Read more.
Last 3 days was working on the cabinets from verreweg.beRead more.
Sunday, neighbors are gone… we can make noise….Read more.
Mattress and Treesliders
Sleeping and sliding is now possible…Read more.
Well…. That’s what I call them when using that red light at night 🙂Read more.
Raised air-intake and exterior table
Today we’ve taken the time to install the raised air-intake and make the exterior table to attach on the cargo-rails.Read more.
Sunday, so we can’t make loud noise…Read more.
Skid-plate – Outdoor table 2.0 – stickers
Productive afternoon today….Read more.
Water tank and table 3.0rc
Last works to do before the first testRead more.
Keep out the light and isolateRead more.
Last additions before the trip
Some last (not final) additions before we’re of to the AlpsRead more.
After the first long trip it was clear some of the switches needed to changeRead more.
Eberspacher Airtronic D4
As we want to use Olli all year for camping, some internal extra heating is neededRead more.
Klaar maken voor de winterRead more.
Mirror Gloves / Spiegelwanten
Met de winter voor de deur dachten we ook aan verwarmde spiegels… With winter in front of us we wereRead more.
Bonnet Checkerplat / Motorkap traanplaat
For future plans we need to re-enforce the bonnet. Voor onze toekamst plannen is het nodig om de motorkap teRead more.
Still suffering from a shacking defender, and a dealer who is unable to find the root cause we decided toRead more.
New Rims / Nieuwe velgen
I ordered the first rims with a wrong part number.Read more.
Finaly some time to install the goodies that arrived earlier from Nakatanenga. Eindelijk tijd om de extra’s te installeren dieRead more.
Can’t have enough storage / Je kan nooit genoeg opslagruimte hebbenRead more.
Some last minute addons before we head to Portugal
Een paar nodige aanpassingen voor ons vertrek naar Portugal A few needed adjustments before we head to PortugalRead more.
New Table / Nieuwe Tafel
What to do with some spare time Wat te doen met wat vrije tijdRead more.
Gisteren bijna 2u een aangenaam gesprek gehad met Klaas van Eberco, over de keuze van inverter, lader, zonnepaneel ed. YesterdayRead more.
Zonnepaneel / Solar Panel
Eindelijk kwamen tijd en onderdelen samen om er aan te beginnen. Finally time and parts came together to start theRead more.
New rear windows
After a new experience a new solution was neededRead more.