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Defining the Ideal Defender Engine Upgrade

Having a world-class engine under the hood of a Land Rover Defender is an essential aspect of making it a true driving machine. Although the factory spec engine that you probably have in your version seems fine at the moment, an upgrade in performance and capability will absolutely change the way you drive. At East…
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Inside ECO: Our World-Class Paint Facility

East Coast Overhaul takes a lot of pride in the innovative changes and overhauls we can make to your Land Rover Defender. On the cutting-edge of performance and drivability, we are making Land Rover Defender upgrades that truly turn the trucks into technical standouts of the 21st century. In addition to the technical work we…
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What it Takes to Upgrade the Engine of a Defender

Land Rover Defenders are unique and complex vehicles. Most varieties are based on designs that stretch back deep into the 20th century, and most Defenders themselves were built as many as twenty or even thirty years ago. As a result, completing a Land Rover Defender engine upgrade takes considerable skill and care. It also takes…
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6 Reasons ECO Only Upgrades Land Rover Defenders

We get this question often: why, with all your capability and expertise, do you only perform upgrades on Land Rover Defenders? Our answer is always the same: glad you asked. What can follow are long dissertations on the beauty and design of these driving machines. In the end, we are some of the biggest Land…
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We’ve Transformed Custom Upholstery Into an Art Form

A lot of attention goes into the upgraded engines and exterior accessories that East Coast Overhaul can build into a Defender. The speed, power, and wow-factor of seeing these upgraded Defenders in motion is often going to be the first thing that people notice. But, beyond that, a lot of attention needs to be paid…
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The 4 Most Innovative Defender Modifications

East Coast Overhaul is a garage that prides itself on innovation and sophistication. It is not the simple changes that we seek, but challenging modifications that put our trucks on the vanguard of vehicle technology. Our Defender upgrades take a particular set of skills that most other truck modifiers simply do not have. We didn’t…
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Take Your Defender to the Next Level with These 4 Upgrades

The Land Rover Defender is, in every sense of the word, a classic. Part of its allure and staying power over the years is the very history of its creation: from the humble shadows of World War II, over the decades of the 20th century with grit and heart, and slowly into the 21st as…
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3 Legendary Places to Test Your Newly-Upgraded Engine

Not all roads greet travelers with welcome mats, and, often, some of the best and most beautiful can turn out to be exclusive clubs; entrance is granted on a merit basis and only to those with the goods under the hood. A Land Rover Defender is an iconic off-road vehicle that regularly tackles some of…
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Express Your Personality with These Cosmetic Touches

Cosmetic touches you put on a car can go a long way beyond simply leaving an impression; they can represent your personality and the outgoing nature of your day-to-day life directly onto the chassis of the vehicle you drive. These cosmetic Land Rover Defender upgrades can take a vehicle from just a classic Land Rover…
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4 Things You Can Do After a Land Rover Defender Engine Swap

A Land Rover Defender engine swap can open you up to a whole new world of driving. Defenders are known for many things including incredible accessories and unique design, but to get the most out of these iconic driving machines, it’s critical that at some point you can consider bringing that old Defender engine into…
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