This completely new, all-colour version of a best-selling restoration manual contains a wealth of new guidance, particularly on later Defender models. Clearly written, extensively illustrated step-by-step procedures describe in detail the restoration of bodywork, mechanicals, interior and electrics, providing owners with an affordable route to ownership of one of the most versatile and robust off-roaders available. This is an essential resource for owners contemplating the restoration of an example of Land Rover's iconic 4x4.
Lindsay Porter is a respected author of practical motoring books and over the years has compiled over a dozen Haynes Restoration Manuals. He is currently Technical Editor of Land Rover Monthly magazine. He lives in Shropshire.
Over 700 illustrations and step-by-step procedures aimed at the DIY enthusiast. What to look for when buying a used vehicle. How to renovate bodywork and chassis, including the renewal of major panels, repainting and removing the body from the chassis. How to remove and dismantle an engine, overhaul the clutch and separate the transfer box from the main gearbox. How to remove and refit the front axle, renovate the steering and overhaul the brakes. Now to maintain the electrical system. How to remove and refit the dash panel, the seats, fit carpet and soundproofing. Appendices of suppliers and useful contacts.