A world of fun, excitement, exploration and satisfaction awaits the owner of one of these iconic Land Rovers and Range Rovers - and this book is your ticket to that wonderful world. Some of the most popular Land Rover pastimes are detailed here, with explanations of how to take part and what equipment you need. This unique book explains how these versatile machines can be modified to suit a vast range of applications, from simple upgrades for easier everyday driving and servicing/revation tips, right up to large scale conversions for racing, trialling and international expeditions. Everything is explained in clear, straightforward text, written by a qualified engineer and Land Rover enthusiast with many years of practical experience, and accompanied by detailed photographs to show the reader how it's all done. Many of the modifications shown were carried out on the writer's own vehicles, giving the reader an honest account of the effort involved - bruised knuckles and all. Featuring 'how to' sections, comparison charts to help you choose which modifications are right for you, detailed spec sheets, and lists of useful contacts, this is the definitive guide to getting the most from these exciting vehicles.
Ralph Hosier's childhood enthusiasm for cars blossomed into a two decade career in vehicle engineering, working with the likes of Ford, Bentley, Jaguar and Land Rover. Ralph has a degree in engineering and is chartered, as well as being a member of the IMI and IET. He started getting muddy with Land Rovers in the early 90s, and after many green lanes and play days he decided to step things up and go Comp Safari racing in a home built Bowler Tomcat.