Land Rover Owner June 2015

LRO is the world's biggest magazine dedicated entirely towards the Land and Range Rover enthusiast. Every issue you'll find our team of experts writing inspirational features on: - Adventure! Off-road adventures in some of the world's most spectacular countryside - Restoration! Inspiring tales of old Land and Range Rovers lovingly rescued and restored... - Maps! Tough tracks with OS maps for you to try - Rare models... find something unusual in every issue - Land Rovers and spare parts for sale... a fantastic range of parts & vehicles for sale, every month Plus the latest club news and events from around the world. Love Land Rovers? Love LRO!

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WE THOUGHT WE HAD done well building a Discovery 2 off-road toy for £2500 a couple of issues back, but Iain Swan’s Defender 90 that stars on this issue’s cover takes resourcefulness to another level. £575? Unbelievable. Or is it? Turn to p40 to find out... In a bizarre twist of fate we’ve also got a 110 V8 re-imagined by a guy from the West Coast of America; while a Yank-style Hummer-alike created from two Disco 2s hails from the South Coast of England. The imaginativeness alive and well in the Land Rover scene never fails to impress us! We’re sure these builds will split opinion, but that’s what the LRO team thrives on. This month we’ve mostly been having a heated debate over the Discovery Sport, having borrowed an SD4 auto…

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team lro

MIKE GOODBUN EDITOR Boost TDV6 D3’s stopping power with 4.4 V8 brakes. NEIL WATTERSON DEPUTY EDITOR A capstan winch with appropriate rope, please. MARK SAVILLE ASSISTANT EDITOR I’d get the bulkhead on my Series I to sit straight. THEO FORD-SAGERS STAFF WRITER A secondhand overdrive for my Series IIA 109-inch. JOHN PEARSON EDITOR-IN-CHIEF £575-worth of body repairs on my D2, to tidy up dents and scratches. Get in touch! Email, post on the forum at; Find us on Facebook – ‘Land Rover Owner’, or talk to us on Twitter – @LandRoverOwner SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE! See p38for print & digital offers Available on a range of platforms including:…

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world of land rovers

1st prize WINS A GERBER COMPACT FIRESTARTER ‘Looks like quite a brave water crossing, Roger! Captured at just the right moment. Beautiful shot.’ THEO, STAFF WRITER 2nd prize WINS A GERBER ZIP HEX TOOL ‘Duck! I mean, gulls!’ Striking image. Pictures like this show the benefit of a long zoom lens.’ THEO, STAFF WRITER…

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For stockists or to buy online, please see or call 01506 406277 1st PRIZE Gerber Pocket Tool WORTH £19.99 2nd PRIZE Gerber Zip Hex Tool WORTH £12.99 For a chance to see one of your own pics in print, send high-res images to Include a brief description of the vehicle and where the pic was taken, along with the names of anyone in the photo. Congratulations to this month’s winner Roger Clark who wins a Gerber Compact Firestarter worth £29.99. Second prize of a Gerber Zip Hex Tool worth £12.99 goes to Patrick de Vos.…

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british icon reborn

Los Angeles-based Icon 4x4 is a niche automotive company that revisits ’50s, ’60s and ’70s iconic car designs and endows them with state-of-the-art 21st century engineering. In creating Icon’s Reformers range, designer/engineer/detail freak Jonathan Ward cleverly tries to adopt the mindset of the original designers all those decades ago and imagines the vehicles they would really have liked to create if they were unconstrained by such boring details as cost and mass-production processes. And the Defender you see here is the result of that unique process. All the cars bearing the Reformers name are one-off creations, hand-built by a special team. In most cases, the vehicle body is removed from its chassis and 3D-scanned so that a custom-made chassis can be manufactured. That done, Jonathan drops in a modern powerplant and…

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factory-supplied classic parts are go!

Eight years after it last tried supplying genuine parts to classic Land Rover owners via its dealer network, Land Rover is reintroducing a classic parts business under a newly created heritage division. Recognising the pride of ownership that’s kept Land Rover going over the past 67 years, Land Rover Heritage – which joins Jaguar Heritage at Special Operations – will cater for models that haven’t been made over the past decade. To begin with, body, trim and servicing parts will mainly be available for the Range Rover Classic and P38, as well as the Discovery 1 and 2, with selected parts for Series I, II and III. Land Rover Heritage aims to re-introduce more part numbers over time, manufactured using original tooling methods. They will all carry a warranty, although terms will vary…