The Step-By-Step Guide to the Entire Restoration Process
Author: Lindsay Porter
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
This book will be a completely revised and updated version of the Land Rover 90, 110 and Defender Restoration Manual (H600), containing a great deal of new material, particularly on later Defender models which have become available since the original edition.
Specially taken step-by-step photographs cover bodywork repairs, mechanical restoration, interiors, electrics and more! Detailed captions and text explain everything from body removal, gearbox troubleshooting and welding tears, to brakes and suspension, steering joint replacements, and re-covering seats in your Land Rover Defender. All dismantling, overhauling and reassembly procedures are detailed step by step.
- Fascinating Land Rover love stories from around the globe - Includes magnificent new photos - Portraits of passionate owners - faithful Landy owners discuss their adventures - Celebrates the many uses of the Land Rover, from a wine-growing estate in South Africa, to the urban jungle in Germany, as well as Land Rovers used by the emergency services, as mobile cafes, and as a means to cross the Alps On 29th January 2016 the last Land Rover Defender left the factory halls in Solihull (UK) - a Defender 90 Soft Top with heritage outfit - and went directly to the Jaguar Land Rover Collection exhibition. With this, a great story of success ended: the most original of all Land Rover models had been in mass production for 68 years. In 1948 it was developed for agricultural use, but the robustness of the all-wheel drive vehicle got round quickly. The demand never decreased and there were always new versions and engines. Today, 75 percent of all 'Landies' ever built are still in use worldwide. This declaration of love for the British classic presents portraits of all Land Rover generations and of their most passionate owners.
How to Modify for High Performance & Serious Off-road Action
Author: Ralph Hosier
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
Buying a Range Rover, Land Rover Discovery or Defender can be just the start of a wonderful adventure. This book describes the options available to the owner, from big wheels and suspension lifts, under-body protection and tuning ideas, right up to how to convert the car into a high speed racer or an international expedition vehicle. with clear, jargon-free instructions, advice on events like family weekend green-laning, international expeditions and full-on competition, accompanied by colour photographs throughout, this is the definitive guide to getting the most from these exciting vehicles.
Your Expert Guide to Common Problems & How to Fix Them
Author: Maurice Thurman
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
"A conveniently-sized comprehensive troubleshooter for Series I, II and III Land Rovers. Identifies the most common problems, from engine noises to suspension issues, and provides quick, often innovative roadside repairs to get you moving again. Also offers advice on more extensive repairs. Covering most civilian models, including both petrol and diesel engines, this is an essential book for Land Rover drivers."--P. 4 of cover.
"Telling you all you need to know about buying, preparing and selling modern classic cars, this book guides you through the minefield that is the world of car dealing, and helps you avoid the pitfalls that await the unwary"--P.  of cover.
The 2-stroke Vespa is a style icon – an undoubted classic, and an immediately recognized symbol of its native Italy. Demand for these stylish scooters is booming, and interest in restoring and renovating them is at an all-time high. With its clear and concise text aided by extensively captioned full color photographs, this practical book guides the DIY enthusiast through all the stages of restoring a classic 2-stroke Vespa, taking it from a rusty unroadworthy wreck back to its factory fresh, former glory. It shows how to assess wear in all mechanical components, then assists in deciding the best and most cost effective method to renovate or repair. Both large and small frame power units are covered in detail, giving the reader confidence to carry out their own repairs to a high standard, which is both satisfying and cost effective. Brakes, suspension, electrical systems and brightwork are all addressed, from changing a bulb to welding in a new floor pan. An essential reference for all Vespa enthusiasts.
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Land Rovers have been used by the military since they were introduced, in Series I form, in 1948. The Land Rover’s rugged, ‘go-anywhere’ reputation has led to its use in a vast number of military roles, from general-purpose workhorse to special forces reconnaissance vehicle, ambulance, communications vehicle and weapons platform. Additionally, a number of one-off prototypes have been produced for various trials. This manual provides a unique insight into the world of military Land Rovers, with an emphasis on military operation and equipment.