Tag: Land Rover

Now on sale: Cutaway Land Rover workshop garage posters

Earlier this year I was able to acquire six genuine workshop posters, originally issued by Land Rover Ltd in January 1989. These fantastic cutaway drawings are made by artist Chris Baker and were printed in a circulation of 1.000 each after which they were distributed to Land Rover dealers worldwide. Due to their fragile nature […]

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Cold War relic: Land Rover 109 Ambulance

In 1989 the Cold War came to an end, fortunately we still have the pictures! These are some previously unseen images of the Land Rover Series 3 ambulance in Dutch Army service. The government of the Netherlands purchased 534 examples of the Mickleover Transport Co. Ltd built battlefield ambulance. That battlefield would have been Germany, […]

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The 1998 Land Rover Discovery Safari – an extinct species?

In the months before the introduction of the Land Rover Discovery Series II, Land Rover was still selling as much Discovery 1 models as it could build, attracting buyer interest with special editions like the Anniversary and this UK only Discovery Safari special edition. Is it worth hunting down? The Land Rover Discovery Safari was […]

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Tooley Mobile Electrical Power Welding and Workshop Facilities

Most owners of classic Land-Rovers carry a nicely filled toolbox in the car, which can come in handy in the unfortunate circumstance your car breaks down. From the 1960’s to the 1980’s, Tooley of Earl Shilton converted complete Land-Rover Series and 110 cars into mobile toolboxes: ‘Take your workshop to the breakdown’ – some Land-Rovers […]

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Land Rover plastic surgery gone wrong

Recently I acquired this strange looking 90/110 front panel. Although it looks standard at first sight, the top goes past the radiator on a Land Rover 90/110 and it is not made of aluminium but a form of plastic. Having absolutely zero idea who made and marketed it and what it was for, I put […]

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First of the last: the 1982 Land Rover One ten

This is a period press image of one of the 50 pilotproduction Land Rover One Tens built for the launch in 1983. All these early 110 vehicles came with a CWK registration and are now sought after classic Land Rovers. While their value is not up there with the preproduction Land-Rover Series 1 80″ or […]

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The original Rostyle wheel for Range Rovers and Land Rovers

The steel Rostyle wheel was the original OEM Range Rover wheel and its simple design compliments the clean lines of the car like no wheel has since. The Rostyle wheel was manufactured by Ruben Owen (his initials were the ‘RO’ in Rostyle) for a range of British vehicles. It was first seen on the Rover […]

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