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Land Rover Series 3 (1971-1985): restoration manuals

A restoration manual on your Land Rover Series 3 (1971-1985)? Here are manuals for the restoration of these Land Rover 4x4 off-road vehicles. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

Land Rover Series II, IIA and III Restoration Manual

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A Series Land Rover has to be the ultimate life-sized automotive jigsaw puzzle. Simple to repair, with a good supply of new and used parts, a restoration is well within the capabilities of an amateur mechanic.
While official manuals are invaluable, they cater to newer, unmodified models. This comprehensive guide addresses common queries and provides practical solutions for restoring and maintaining a Series Land Rover.

Topics covered include:
- Historical context, vehicle development, and parts compatibility
- Overhauling major mechanical components: engine, gearbox, and axles
- Practical body repair techniques, fitting, and alignment
- In-depth insights into chassis and bulkhead restoration
- Decision-making on salvaging or replacing significant components
- Current component availability
- Prominent restoration trends: functional rebuild, resto-mod build, patina recommission, or concours restoration.

Author:Emrys Kirby
Specs:288 pages, 30.5 x 21.5 x 2.2 cm / 12 x 8.5 x 0.87 in, hardback
Illustrations:numerous colour photographs
Publisher:The Crowood Press Ltd (GB, 2023)
Book: Land Rover Series II, IIA and III Restoration Manual

Land Rover Series II, IIA and III Restoration Manual

Language: English

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Land Rover Series I, II & III (1948-1985) - Haynes Restoration Manual

Haynes restoration manual for the civil Land Rover Series I, II, IIA and III.

Production years: 1948-1985.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the V8 or the diesel models.

  • Clear text with step-by-step instructions and almost 1000 illustrations.
  • Describes the restoration of chassis and body, the renewing of the interior, the repair of the electric installation and the overhaul of the engine.

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Author:Lindsay Porter
Specs:288 pages, 27.5 x 21.5 x 2.2 cm / 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.87 in, hardback
Illustrations:1107 b&w photographs
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1999)
Series:Haynes Restoration Manual
Book: Land Rover Series I, II & III (1948-1985) - Haynes Restoration Manual

Land Rover Series I, II & III (1948-1985)

Language: English

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Restaurez votre Land Rover Série III

Guide de restauration pour les Land Rover Series III essence des années 1971-1985. Abondamment illustré, ce tome de la collection "Restaurez Réparer" décrit la restauration complète en mots et en images.

  • Restaurez votre Land Rover Series III avec des instructions pas à pas.
  • Plus de 1700 de photos vous montrent tous les travaux en détail.
  • La restauration complète est traitée :
    - rénovation de la carrosserie (y compris le remplacement du capot, des ailes, des vitres, des portes et des pare-chocs)
    - restauration de l'intérieur (garnissage des sièges, tableau de bord et panneaux de porte)
    - démontage et installation du moteur
    - rénovation de l'installation électrique (lampes, alternateur, démarreur, essuie-glace, etc.)
    - rénovation du châssis (embrayage, boîte de vitesses, suspension, freins, direction).
  • Décrit aussi des travaux d'amélioration comme l'installation de meilleurs sièges, la pose d'un châssis et d'un tablier galvanisé, la modification de la culasse, la pose d'un overdrive et d'un allumage électronique.
  • Des conseils pour l'achat et des informations sur l'historique et l'identification du modèle.
  • Edition française du livre Veloce "Land Rover Series III Reborn".
Author:Lindsay Porter
Specs:256 pages, 27 x 20.5 cm / 10.6 x 8.1 in, hardback
Illustrations:profusely illustrated with 1700 photographs
Publisher:ETAI (F, 2012)
Series:Restaurez
Book: Restaurez votre Land Rover Série III

Restaurez votre Land Rover Série III

Language: French

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Land Rover Series III Restoration (Land Rover Owner Magazine) - Brooklands Portfolio

This Brooklands Portfolio book, based on a series of articles from 'Land Rover Owner Magazine', describes the complete restoration of a Land Rover Series III.
The book also gives information about towing, winches, the modification of cylinder heads and the fitting of a V8 or 300 Tdi engine.

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Author:David Bowyer
Specs:138 pages, 29 x 21 x 0.9 cm / 11.4 x 8.25 x 0.35 in, paperback
Illustrations:550 b&w and colour photographs
Publisher:Brooklands Books (GB, 2001)
Series:Portfolio
Book: Land Rover Series III Restoration (Land Rover Owner Magazine) - Brooklands Portfolio

Land Rover Series III Restoration (Land Rover Owner Magazine)

Language: English

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Land Rover Series III Reborn

We took a low-mileage, ex-military, unregistered Series III Land Rover, stripped it down to its bare bones, and then blended it with an original Series III Station Wagon in very poor condition.

After stirring into the pot a selection of new and modified parts from a number of different sources, we ended up with the most immaculate and user-friendly Series III you could imagine. Here's everything you need to know to restore or modify your own Series III from suspension, brakes, and steering, to engine, transmission and body improvements.

Pages of the book Land Rover Series III Reborn (1)

You want better seats? Galvanised chassis and bulkhead? Immaculately restored body and mechanical components? This manual tells you how.
Including advice on rebuilding the rear body tub, the bulkhead, Station Wagon side frames, and much more besides, this book is a must for all Land Rover Series III owners!

Models covered: Land Rover Series 3 (4-cylinder petrol) 1971-1985.

Author:Lindsay Porter
Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 2.1 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.83 in, paperback
Illustrations:1749 photographs
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2011)
Book: Land Rover Series III Reborn

Land Rover Series III Reborn

Language: English

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Last update:20-04-2024