Land Rover Defender

  • Land Rover Defender - Begininng of the end!

    Land Rover Defender: The beginning of the end…

    Defender production ends in Decemeber 2015, and Land Rover have gone back to the place where it all began to start a year-long celebration of the iconic Defender. A unique 1km sand drawing at Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey, UK, marks the launch of three…

  • Help required: Overheating Defender TD5

    Had an email this week from James, who is having problems with his Land Rover Defender TD5 overheating. Here’s the email: Can any of you readers help out James with some suggestions as to what might be causing the problem? My initial thoughts were cracked…

  • Land Rover Defender heater intake snow cowl

    Fitting a Land Rover heater intake snow cowl

    Over the past few months the Land Rover has been running around without a heater box. I had to remove it to fix the heater blower motor which was not working due to water coming through the heater intake on the wing. It had been…

  • February 2014 and brand new wolf wheels and Goodyear G90 tyres are added

    Photos: My Land Rover 110 – the story so far…

    Just a short post today as I have recently added some new additions to my Land Rover 110, namely some new wolf wheels and Goodyear G90 tyres. So I just thought I would post up the changes I have made to the Land Rover 110…

  • The newly flared pipe ready to be attched to the braided hose

    Photos: Fitting new front brake pipes to a Land Rover Defender

    At the end of last year, the Land Rover was off the road for a while as a brake pipe burst. It was caused by corrosion, that hadn’t been picked up by the MOT man a few months earlier! The brake pipe that burst, was…

  • An easy way to stop your seat belt getting trapped in the door of your Land Rover Defender

    How to stop trapping your seat belt in the door of your Land Rover!

    I recently had an email question from a reader: This is my second Land Rover Defender 110 and I have had the same problem with both. Although it is minor it is frustrating, the seat belt continually gets caught in the door latch, do you…

  • Check the level, and top up if necessary using EP90 oil.

    How to top up the diff oil on a Land Rover

    Being a bit bored the other day, I would thought I would check out the diff oil levels (as you do!) on the Land Rover 110. Its a simple job that takes 5-10 minutes, so I thought it would make a good blog post, so…

  • The new oil and engine flush

    How to change the engine oil on a Land Rover Tdi

    With my Land Rover 110 running vegetable oil, regular engine oil changes are very important. Some residue from the vegetable oil can end up in the engine oil, and in worst case scenarios, turn the engine oil to sludge! So as I have had the…

  • Preparing the passenger side for painting

    Roller painting a Land Rover Defender 110

    If you have been following the painting progress on Twitter or Instagram, then you will know that last week I took advantage of the spell of decent weather to repaint the Land Rover 110. The 110 has been looking shabby ever since I had bought…

  • How to drive off road in your Land Rover 90 or 110

    Here is a great video produced by Land Rover in the 1980’s on how to drive your Land Rover 90 or 110 off road. Although the video concentrates on the 90 and 110 (Defender) models, this video will also apply to any manual Range Rover…

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