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Engines on Expedition - Why is Diesel best?

Many people see the diesel engined 4x4 as a superior vehicle, not least because the diesel engine's strengths appeal more to driving in an off road, expedition environment. Most Land Rovers are diesel as standard, but why? This article is a run down on main strengths of diesel engines on expedition and what that means in the real world....

technical

Replacing steering drop arm

This is one of those jobs that you pray you never have to do. But my Land Rover failed the MOT on the drop arm ball joint and not wanting to pay the garage to do it (what seemed a simple job) nor wanting to buy a whole new steering box, I decided to do it myself....

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

articles

Polybushes vs Genuine

There's always an ongoing debate over whether genuine metalastic bushes are better value in the long run and perform better when compared to polybushes. There are a few pros and cons associated with each and some interesting arguments...

expedition life

Stuck in the jungle

I thought i'd share this little episode of the time I got the Land Rover stuck in the jungle when alone. Nothing focusses the mind more than a survival situation and nothing teaches you more about driving off road than getting stuck up to your axles in mud....