The last Defender: Is Land Rover's off-road heyday over?
The last of Jaguar Land Rover's classic Defenders will roll off the production line this week, ending 68 years of production - does this mean the carmaker's best off-road days are behind it?
Getting the drawings done
The next step in any manufacturing process is to create a drawing of the desired component, or in the case of the bulkheads, a drawing package. A drawing package is a full set of drawings that can be handed over to a sub-contractor to work from and create the finished article. Having a cleaned and primer coated donor unit, it was time to look for a local CAD draughtsman or office. After a trawl of the internet I found a chap who worked from home nearby. Perfect, as I predicted this project…