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Defender turning circle

Discussion in 'Defender 90 / 110 / 130' started by charlesteton, Oct 15, 2013.

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  1. abcdedd

    abcdedd New Member

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    Why are you going 360 around a mini roundabout? your juts going straight on surely?!
     
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    Mine was k when I adjusted the stop locks, a lot better than the L200 I used a few years back, that was an absolute barge on turning circles!
     
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    My 110 has the turning circle of an ocean liner. I struggle to do a u turn on a small mini roundabout.
     
  4. charlesteton

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    Its when I pick my daughter up from school, usually I don't have to but sometimes have to go back the way I came. Street is too narrow for a three point turn, sorry fifteen point Defender turn! :)

    And now days I just swing it out like an articulated lorry at any small turn... Hehe
     
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    goonarmy Beer tester LZIR Despatch Agent

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    110s have the tuning circle of a locomotive, 130s the turning circle of jupiter. 90s are fine though
     
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    D90mitch Well-Known Member

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    Ya I have to do that in me 90, then again the slipping steering pump belt cant help, soon to be done.
     
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    my 90 with non-PAS is fine, although having said that i avoid steering it as much as possible as its rather heavy lol
     
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    About to get an ‘08 Defender 110... keen to learn how to reduce the turning radius as much as possible. On my Disco I used to open the door and drag my foot on the runway.
     
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    When I bought my 90 I couldn't turn full lock because the wheels would rub against the inner arches. I didn't know they had the bolts to adjust the turning circle at the time so went ahead and put some spacers on. This stopped the rubbing which in turn :cool: meant I had a better turning circle. I've since put on deep dish wheels too so I could probably go ahead and reduce the turning circle even further. As it is, 360 around a mini roundabout wouldn't be a problem.
     
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