technical

Quick Fix: Transfer Box PTO cover leak

A leaking Transfer box is not uncommon as there are some very common places it leaks from such as the bottom cover plate, intermediate shaft seal and font/rear output housing seal, but i've not seen one leaking from the PTO cover before....

planning

Desert expeditions: Outback preparation

I've been watching Ray Mears Extreme Survival recently way back from the year 2000. Despite his shorts hiding not nearly enough flesh, he has some great pointers about preparing yourself and gathering the right equipment for heading into the Australia Outback....

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

technical

Quick Fix: Replacing 300Tdi leak-off pipes

This is one of the quickest and cheapest fixes you can do on a 300Tdi. The leak off pipes link the injectors to a spill rail (diagram label 7), which takes excess fuel back to the injection pump and then back to the tank. They are small braided hoses that can wear over time and can introduce air into the system....

technical

Wiring the Td5 rear door to a 300Tdi

If your vehicle is made post-2002 then the wiring loom will connect straight away. If you are putting the door on an earlier vehicle, it will require a bit of fiddling because the connectors are different and the newer door's wiper is negative switched whilst the older door's wiper is positive switched....