Land Rover Defender 200Tdi 2.5NA 2.5TD V8 Galvanised Chassis Bulkhead Assembly

Our Land Rover Defender bulkheads are built by hand, to exact specifications, by experienced fabricators with over 28 years experience. Each bulkhead is manufactured from new 1.6mm mild steel and is hot-dip galvanised for ultimate protection. Extraordinary care has been taken to match each curve and contour. 

Availability: In Stock - Next Day UK Delivery or Collection.

  • Manufactured from new 1.6mm mild steel.
  • Hot-dip galvanised and sealed.
  • Includes model specific features.
  • Jigs are used to securely hold and accurately space all components as each bulkhead is assembled.
  • Our bulkheads are manufactured in the UK, with British materials, and offer the best quality available.
  • Grade of galvanising is BS-EN-ISO 14612009.
  • Next Day UK Delivery, Collection or Worldwide shipping available.

 

Additional options

  • Available in RHD (right hand drive) or LHD (left hand drive) configuration.
  • We offer a ready to paint primer coating for an additional charge.
  • We offer RAPTOR® coating for an additional charge.

  

The bulkhead manufacturing process

The first step is to take new flat de-coiled mild steel sheets and cut them to length.
    Next, using a CNC laser cutter, all of the components are carefully cut to a flat profile.

      Then, the required parts are folded out and pressed into the components using a specially formed die. During this process the sub-assemblies are also manufactured.

      Once the bulkheads are fully assembled and jigged they are sent off to be hot-dip galvanised and then sealed.

      Finally, after galvanising we re-jig each bulkhead for quality control, before carefully packaging them ready to be dispatched.

       

      Our hot-dip galvanised coating

      Hot-dip galvanising provides a number of benefits to the steel it protects. The metallurgically-bonded zinc-iron alloy layers not only create a barrier between the steel and the environment, but also catholically protect the steel. The cathodic protection offered by zinc means the galvanised coating sacrifices itself to protect the underlying base steel from corrosion.

      The tightly adhered coating, which has bond strength of around 3,600 psi, is also extremely abrasion-resistant, as the inter-metallic layers are harder than the base steel. However, even if the coating is damaged, zincs sacrificial action will protect exposed steel up to ¼ inch away.

      Hot-dip galvanising is the process of coating iron or steel with a layer of zinc by immersing the metal in a bath of molten zinc at a temperature of around 842 °F (450 °C). During the process, a metallurgically bonded coating is formed which protects the steel from harsh environments, whether they be external or internal. Galvanised steel is widely used in applications where corrosion resistance is needed without the cost of stainless steel and can be identified by the crystallised pattern on the surface (often called a ‘spangle’). Galvanising is probably the most environmentally friendly process available to prevent corrosion.

        

      How to order your galvanised bulkhead

      If you have particular requirements, we welcome you to talk to our experts about how we can customise your bulkhead.

      Our warehouse facility is based in the UK and we can deliver to any location, in any country, right to your door.

      If you love your Land Rover and wish to improve its longevity, get in touch with us today. We can help keep your Land Rover on the road for longer.

       

      5 year manufacturers warranty

      5 year non-transferable manufacturers warranty covering the integrity of the bulkhead for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase. We warrant that under normal use, outside of any accident or misuse or overloading the bulkhead will not fatigue or fail to be able to perform its normal duties safely.


      Call us today to talk with one of our bulkhead specialists on 01297 529 256.

      Availability: In Stock - Next Day UK Delivery or Collection.

      Returns Policy

      You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

      You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

      If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

      Shipping

      We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

      When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

      Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

      LAND ROVER CHASSIS CHANGE & REPLACEMENT SPECIALISTS

      In-House Workshop Facilities - Chassis Replacements

      Looking for a professional, experienced and affordable chassis replacement? Look no further! We have performed many chassis swaps for all Defender 90, 110 and 130 models. We use only the best components and pride ourselves on being the exclusive UK Chassis Distributor for Shielder Chassis. With over 100 years combined Land Rover knowledge, a purpose built chassis replacement facility, and fully trained mechanics, you can be sure your Land Rover will be in safe hands!

      At TerrainTech, we specialise in galvanised chassis replacements for the iconic Land Rover Defender and Discovery. Whether you have a 90, 110 or 130, we cater for all engines including: 2.5TD/NA, 200Tdi, 300Tdi, Td5, V8, Puma TDCi or even a custom 6×6. The TerrainTech gurus can swap your rusty, MoT failure chassis for a brand new, UK manufactured, galvanised new one that will last for decades! We can supply you with a Shielder Chassis, Marsland or Richards Chassis. Alternatively, you can also supply your own chassis.

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