expedition life

Make your own Camel Trophy

The Camel Trophy undoubtedly conjures attractive images of adventure and exploration using Land Rovers in the way they were built to be used, and these days I reckon there is still a market for these events. So what can you do? Make your own!...

articles

Buying your perfect Land Rover

There's probably one thing that anyone who owns their perfect Land Rover will tell you is the secret to getting it. It's not the nicest thing to hear, isn't an easy thing to predict and can lead to a lot of frustration. I'm talking about TIME.  For me, it took me 8 months of looking, but when it finally slotted into place, it felt worth the wait....

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

planning

The Expedition Vehicle

I've finally started the journey towards my own Land Rover expedition. In June 2009 I purchased this 1992 Land Rover Defender 110 Hardtop 200Tdi from eBay. I've already found myself trawling catalogues and websites for things I can buy to upgrade it with. My journey to make the ultimate expedition vehicle has begun....

technical

Dismantling a late style rear door

When I bought the door, it was green so I needed to get it resprayed the same white as my Land Rover. As such, I had to remove everything from it first. It took less than 30 minutes in total. Here's what I did....