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Land Rover Defender Restoration in Henstridge, Stalbridge & Shaftesbury

J Day Engineering offers Classic Land Rover Restoration Services in Somerset & Dorset

We take great pride in crafting unique and exceptional vehicles that are a true reflection of your individuality and taste. With our expertise and passion for Land Rover Defenders, we are here to transform your dream into a reality.

Unleash Your Adventure

Our bespoke creations are built to exceed your expectations. We understand that every adventure is unique, and that's why we offer a range of customisation options to tailor your Defender to your specific needs and desires.

Our Land Rover Defender Full commissions include:

  • Personal/dedicated project manager - updates, point of contact, guidance 
  • Fully bespoke options - interior trim, seating, exterior finishes, mechanical, engine choices, accessories 
  • Donor vehicle sourcing service
  • Built to individual client specifications


Please see our latest commission below. Our very own J Day Engineering "Dayfender" Blue Beachomber. If you would like us to commission your Defender please contact us.

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Alongside full car commissions and a key part of the operation, we offer a range of services to enhance and upgrade Land rovers using the prestige of our builds as a benchmark for the work we do. Upgrades/ enhancements include:

  • Interior upgrades -seats, trim, audio, accessories 
  • Paint & body services 
  • Off-road equipment
  • Engine swaps, tuning etc
  • Chassis and Bulkhead replacement service
  • Series vehicles  power steering conversions
  • Soft top conversions
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Why choose J Day Engineering to restore your Land Rover Defender?

Expert Craftsmanship

Our team of skilled craftsmen combines traditional techniques with modern innovation to create Defenders that stand apart from the rest. With meticulous attention to detail, we source the highest quality materials and parts to ensure superior performance and durability. From custom paintwork and upholstery to performance enhancements and interior refinements, we strive for perfection in every aspect of the build.

Uncompromising Quality

When you choose J Day engineering Ltd. to build your Land Rover Defender, you can expect nothing less than exceptional quality. We adhere to the highest standards throughout the build process, utilising advanced engineering practices and rigorous quality control measures. Each Defender undergoes thorough testing to ensure it meets our stringent criteria and delivers an unparalleled driving experience.

Endless Possibilities

Embrace the freedom to design your ideal Land Rover Defender. Our customisation options are limited only by your imagination. Want a powerful engine upgrade to conquer any terrain? No problem. Dreaming of a luxurious interior with handcrafted leather seats and state-of-the-art entertainment systems? Consider it done. With our expertise, we can bring your vision to life and create a Defender that is truly one-of-a-kind.

Personalised Service

We believe that the journey to owning your bespoke Land Rover Defender should be as exciting as the vehicle itself. Our dedicated team is committed to providing you with an exceptional experience. We'll guide you through the customization process, offering expert advice and recommendations along the way. Our goal is to ensure that your Defender not only meets but exceeds your expectations.

We are looking to buy Land Rovers! Sell us yours today!

We are always on the hunt for Classic Land Rover vehicles to assist our restoration projects. Do you have a Land Rover or Defender you are looking to sell? Speak to the team today and we will provide you with a hassle-free no obligation quote.


Looking to build a vehicle with us?

Are you ready to embark on a remarkable journey with your own individual Land Rover Defender? Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our customisation experts. Let's bring your vision to life and create a Defender that embodies your spirit of adventure and individuality. Get ready to redefine what it means to drive a Land Rover Defender!

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