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.
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.
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.
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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Following in the tracks of the author’s well-known Alfa DOHC tuning manual, Jim Kartalamakis describes all kinds of useful information and techniques to increase power, performance and reliability of V6 Alfas and their engines. This book is the result of much research and firsthand experience gained through many projects concerning Alfa V6 rear-wheel drive models, from the GTV6 series to the last of the 75 3.0 models. A wealth of completely new information can be found here regarding cylinder head mods, big brake mods, LSD adjustment procedure, suspension modifications for road and track, electrical system improvements, flowbench diagrams, dyno plots, and much more!