With the aid of more than 1,000 detailed illustrations and text aimed at the do-it-yourselfer, this book describes and illustrates: how to renovate bodywork and chassis; how to strip out and replace interiors; how to give new life to mechanical and electrical components; what to look for when buying a Land Rover, and more. Also covers history, specifications, mechanics and modifications. Essential information for every Land Rover owner.
Based on real-life experience and written by expert authors, the books in the Maintenance and Upgrades Manual series from Crowood will help owners develop the workshop skills needed for the maintenance and repair of their cars, and give guidance on possibilities for improvements and upgrades to performance. With step-by-step instructions and safety information throughout, this book is a valuable technical resource for owners of Series II, IIA and III Land Rovers. The book covers: choosing and buying a Series II or III Land Rover; maintenance and service procedures; detailed guides for repair and maintenance of each of the car's systems, including brakes, steering and suspension, engine, clutch and transmission, axles, hubs and propshafts, and electrical systems; repairing and preventing corrosion; upgrades for reliability, comfort, performance and off-roading; rebuilding a Series II or III Land Rover: things to know before you take on a project car. This practical guide and technical resource for all Series II, IIA and III owners and Land Rover enthusiasts is fully illustrated with over 280 colour photographs.
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author’s years of Land Rover ownership, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!
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.
- 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.
Developed from several years of articles in Land Rover Monthly magazine, this manual is the most detailed package of information available for anyone thinking of restoring, rebuilding or improving a Series III Land Rover.