Some of our favourite Land Rover products from the month of August
As some Land Rover parts become obsolete, enthusiasts need to make a plan and make replacements. LRM reader Miachael Essex recently manufactured a replacement rear fog light rubber buffer (MRC8301) for his SIII project. He used a friend’s original buffer, a standard fitment on the Series III County model, as an example, but can be fitted to all Series and Defender models. Michael is now producing the buffer for other enthusiasts. Price does not include postage but does include buffer, nyloc nuts, large washers and a fitting template with instructions. Type in part number MRC8301 or email Michael on
Gerry McGovern might’ve designed the new Defender but it was Stevie Wonder who designed the headlights on the old one. Upgrade from sealed beams to halogen headlights with this pair of Wipac headlights. Includes bulbs. Suitable for left-hand drive Defenders, Series or Range Rover Classic.
The Long Ranger fuel tank is the best way to increase the range of your diesel D3 or D4 especially if you plan on using it for very long trips to remote locations. The 104 litre tank is made from 2 mm aluminised steel and includes features such as internal baffling, anti-surge dam, in-built expansion chamber and fully sealed brackets. So now your diesel disco will be able to carry an astonishing 186 litres of diesel. Fuel is transferred via a pump. Note that you will have to move the spare tyre but no need to modify the exhaust system.
Need new hoses for your 200Tdi Defender? These quality silicone hoses are designed to operate at a higher temperature than the original ones. Won’t rot or perish like rubber hoses.
Every Land Rover needs a work lamp of sorts. This is the well-priced Ring LED switched
15 W work lamp. It has a power switch on the back and an operating voltage of 10-30 V. The maximum wattage is 15 W while the maximum current draw is 1.3 A at 12 V. Obviously it is waterproof thanks to the die cast aluminium housing and
The i-Spector Flex is a rechargeable LED inspection lamp with a 360° bendy arm that fits and illuminates even the most difficult-to-reach spaces. Great for under bonnet inspections, its strong magnetic base and hanging hook make for hands-free work. The dimmer switch allows adjustment of light from 50 to 500 lumens. Charges in four hours and can be used for up to 16 hours.
DOUBLE DIN FASCIA KIT
If you want to install a double din stereo into your Defender then you will need this quality fascia kit. You will still retain the OEM clock, all dash buttons and button detail. Available in a piano gloss black or matt black. To fit old Defenders produced in 2007 and onwards. Supplied with brackets or cage if required.
LEATHER TOOL ROLL
Own a classic Land Rover? Need somewhere to store its specialised tools? Gunson have a genuine leather, traditionally designed sturdy tool roll. It has been reinforced with metal rivets and has a buckled strap. Has 12 slots for spanners and screwdrivers plus useful pockets for screws and fuses.
INTERIOR SIDE TRIM PANELS
PRICE: From £258
Smarten and protect the interior of your hard top Defender 90 with this pair of moulded interior side trim panels. Kit includes four self-adhesive foam backing pads and all the needed fasteners. Minimum tools needed to fit. Takes max of two hours.
The cool bag is insulated so it will keep your drinks and food cool on a warm day. The handle is padded and the carry straps strong. It has external zipped pockets for keys, wallets and stuff while the base is reinforced. Great for travel if you don’t want to invest in a fridge or don’t have the space.