Land Rover Series

  • Dream come true for Dorothy Peters as she takes the surprise off-road drive of her life

    70 years on, watch Dorothy’s emotional Land Rover reunion

    A new video has been released by Land Rover. It features 87 year-old Dorothy Peters who enjoyed a literal drive down memory lane when Land Rover took her off-roading in one of the earliest Land Rovers in existence. Fulfilling a lifelong dream, the retired employee…

  • 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…

  • Traction Engines pull a Land Rover

    Video: Traction Engines pulling a Series Land Rover

    This video is from the Torbay Steam Fair a few weeks ago. The 2 traction engines are 6 inch scale versions (half size) and it just goes to show how much power the smaller versions can produce. Further up the hill, which I didn’t manage…

  • 1948 Land Rover - was around the 300th off the production line!

    Land Rovers at the Yesterdays Farming show!

    Had a trip up to Somerset over the weekend to visit the Yesterdays Farming show near Crewkerne. The Land Rover Series One club had but on a great display of old Landys, so it was rude not to take a load of photos and put…

  • Steam Powered Land Rover

    Steam powered Land Rover video

    Love steam trains? Would you like your Land Rover to be steam powered too? Well now you can, as the guy has built a steam engined Land Rover. According to the Youtube page, it is a three cylinder, double acting steam engine. Monotube boiler fired…

  • 1956 Land Rover Overland Video

    1956 Land Rover First Overland Movie

    With the Adventure Overland show kicking off this weekend at Stratford Racecourse, what better way to get in the mood for some adventure than to watch one of the first overlanding movies shot in 1956. Its only a short film, following a Land Rover expedition…

  • 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…

  • This is my firts stage filtering - 77micron filter straight into the holding tank (water butt)

    How to filter vegetable oil for use as fuel

    I have wrote an article before about using waste vegetable oil as fuel on a small scale before, but now that I have a Land Rover that has a vegetable oil conversion, I have had to up scale my processing capability as I can now…

  • The paint job completed

    Photos: Roller painting the Land Rover Series 2

    My Land Rover series 2 was in dire need of a fresh coat of paint. It was currently residing in a faded nato green which had been painted on top of marine blue. So back in April this year, I took a few days to…

  • The brake light switch postion, viewed from underneath the Land Rover

    How to change the hydraulic brake light switch on a Land Rover Series 2

    I was alerted to my lack of brake lights by my sister a few days ago. I knew they used to work as I towed a trailer a week or two ago for my father, and I checked they were working then, but sometime in-between,…

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