equipment

Wolf wheels

I've just bought a spare Wolf wheel, so called because of their usage on the Army 'Wolf' Land Rovers. They are technically Land Rover's Heavy Duty (XD) OEM steel wheel, fitted to Defender 130's and as an option on other Defenders. I regard them as an important addition to an expedition Land Rover for their strength and durability....

planning

Desert expeditions: Sahara in a Land Rover

Good old Ray Mears has done it again. In this episode of Extreme Survival, he's in the Sahara desert with his Land Rover Defender talking through some survival tips, recovery techniques and maintenance....

Tips, expeditions, articles and information on planning and running an expedition in a Land Rover Defender. It's what they're made for

equipment

Do you have a fire extinguisher?

And if you do, is it easy to get to? It's one of those things you don't really think about, but a fire can take your vehicle with it in a matter of minutes. Some cars have a reputation for catching fire, but not so much with Land Rovers. That is unless it's a V8...

articles

Land Rover Noises: Does that sound right?

After driving a Land Rover for a while, you start to feel in tune with the vehicle. Gear changes are smoother, there's less body roll in the corners and you can judge the turning circle properly. And then, something doesn't feel quite right. Is that a sound that you've never heard before?...