Originally Posted by bencymru
Personally i wouldn't touch an old defender, they leak like hell and are badly put together - not a good combination for sea water!
Why ever not?? you want the wheels to stay on the slipway, you don't want the bloody thing to float away, thats what the rib is for! the holes in the defender floor are designed to let water in and out, bit like a searider flooding hull
Suzuki vitara towing capacity is only 1200kgs.