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Seals
General advice on repairing leaking seals
Sills - rock sliders
Illustrated article on how to fabricate and fit your own rock sliders
Smoking Diesel
Suggestions as to possible causes
Snorkel
Illustrated article on how to make and fit a snorkel to a SIII using plastic drainpipe

Reasons for fitting a snorkel and need for its maintenance

Soft top hood sticks
DIY dimensions for making them from 1"dia piping
Solenoid renovation
Details of how to renovate the solenoid from a SIIA diesel
Bill Adams (OVLR)
Spanner sizes
Comparison table for mm, UNF, BA, BSF, BSW spanners
Here is a useful chart for comparing spanner (a wrench in the USA) sizes and common nut/bolt use.
Spark plug
A clear, explanation of how the spark plug works

Spark plug health check
Spark timing
A clear, explanation of how the spark timing works
Speedometer
Possible cause of an erratic speedometer reading.

Split Charge System
Detailed article on advice concerning setting up a split charge system in a Land Rover


Fitting a split charge (dual battery) system + 220 volt inverter
Springs


Details of how to convert to a coil sprung chassis


Spring specifications and advice on the choice of spring relevant to application.

Starter motor
Diagnosis and overhaul procedure for a diesel starter motor


Suggested solution to a starter motor overheating
Steering
A detailed and illustrated explanation of how a car steering system works

Illustrated instructions on how to adjust play in the steering wheel


detailed article on operation and maintenance of the Series steering system

Basic steering maintenance guide.


Steering fault diagnosis help
Steering Damper
Fitting a steering damper
Steering Geometry
Detailed article on how to measure and set the tracking, castor and cambr angles for a Land Rover

Brief troubleshooting guide for steering problems
Steering Relay
Help on removing, rebuilding and installing a steering relay
Steering Wheel
Solutions for black the colouring coming off with age.
Suspension
THE article on 1/4 elliptical suspensions. Real tech stuff from a real guru. Photos included.

Detailed article on techniques available for increasing ground clearance on a Series Land Rover

Kerry Embry
(Jeepaholics.com)

TeriAnn Wakeman
Swivel bearing play
Illustrated description of how to adjust the play in swivel bearings
Annette Flottwell
landroverclub.net
Swivel housing
Illustrated description of how to repair a leaking swivel housing

Detailed article on maintenace and reapir of swivel housing
Swivel hubs
Advice on restoration/maintenance of hubs and replacement of seals
 

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