This site is dedicated to my eternal fiddling and tweaking of my 1972 Series III 109 inch Land Rover.
I bought it in February 1992 and immediately set about a few repairs and a bit of tidying up and all these years later I’m still working on it! After years of minor rebuilds, in 2004 the discovery of some major corrosion led to a full ground-up rebuild. As this started, the specification started to creep, and many new features were incorporated in order to make it a highly useable combination of daily driver, family vehicle, expedition vehicle and general utility. This multi purpose use leads to many compromises and is why the vehicle still continues to evolve after the rebuild as new ideas or new frustrations reveal themselves.
I have aquired two more vehicles (the Range Rover and the Lightweight), which also have their own jobs. They are not subject to the level of work or alteration that the 109 has been, so they have their own smaller, more generalised blog sections. The “how to” guides on popular repairs or modifications to all three vehicles are included in the FAQ section.
Please note, I am not a trader in vehicles or parts, and am not a garage providing repair services. This site is to offer inspiration, technical information and ideas to other Land Rover enthusiasts, helping others learn from my experiences over twenty years, both positive and negative. I write about what has and hasn’t worked for me – I cannot promise that the same ideas will work for your vehicle.