The Enthusiast's Range Rovers Site by John Brabyn.
Introduction to Range Rovers:
History, Design, Performance, Comparisons, Specs,  etc
Range Rover Books/Manuals
Owners & shop manuals, tests, enthusiast & technical books
Using Buyer's Brokers to avoid dealer hassle & get the lowest price on new or late model used Range Rovers
Buyer's Research -- model year specs, reviews, test drive info, owner experiences, prices etc for current and earlier models
Latest Models: Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Mk III Problems & Fixes, Maintenance & Repair Details, Upgrades etc Outfitting your RR: Tires, Racks, CB Instals, Winches, Towing, etc
Sources for Range Rover
Service: Independent Shops
to service your Range Rover
Upgrades for Range Rovers
Suspension Mods, Power Upgrades, etc
RR Lifestyle Accessories: Shop for gear, clothing, wine, etc, & support!
Used Range Rover Listings

& Range Rovers Wanted!
RR Forums: World's Most Active Sport, Mk III, 4.0 /4.6, Classic Searchable, 260,000+ Posts!
Range Rover News, Mfr Feedback
Links to Other Range Rover Info
Range Rover Expeditions
New: Gatherings

Latest Updates
Northern LightsThe "help" site for all Range Rover Owners! Please send in material to help other owners,  or if you benefit,
Descending a rocky road
Range Rover Mk II
Range Rover Mk III
Range Rover Sport
Featured Product: Water Pump (95-02 RRs) $99 at The Rover Connection
Range Rover Parts Supplier of the Month:
Atlantic British

New Entries & Updates
Above From Left: Range Rover Classic; Range Rover 4.0SE; Range Rover MkIII; Range Rover Sport*

The following businesses help defray the costs of this site:
Auto Warranties for Range Rovers and Discoverys
Auto Parts Warehouse Save up to 60% on OEM Parts for Range Rover, LR3, Disco: (Select model year, Make: "Rover"  Match or beat ANY pricing. Huge inventory, Free shipping on orders over $50.

Atlantic British Banner Atlantic British  Largest independent supplier of parts and accessories for Land Rovers in North America since 1970. Amazingly comprehensive on-line inventory of genuine & aftermarket parts, accessories, gifts, books, videos, off-road outfitting, personal service and low prices. All sales people are Rover enthusiasts that know the vehicles. Product Examples:
---Complete EBC Performance Brake Kits - (4) Rotors, (4) Sets of Pads & All Hardware (for Range Rover Classic, 4.0/4.6  & 4.4)
---Wide Range of Shocks & Shock Kits - Bilstein, KONI, Old Man Emu & Quality Aftermarket Options Including the best air-to-coil spring suspension kit for Range Rover 4.0/4.6/P38
NEW for 2010!!! The World's Best RR III/L322/4.4 Air-to-coil suspension kit!! An Atlantic British Exclusive. Carefully developed and exhaustively tested kit including improved front struts and front & rear coil springs, along with the exclusive Atlantic British EAS Override Module!
If you find the info on this site helpful, think about the $$ it is saving you and 
to! Your assistance will help keep this non-commercial site going for the benefit of other owners.
Sherman Oaks Exclusive
BP Utah Logo Genuine parts at amazing prices, Aftermarket when Genuine are too expensive. E.G.: Water Pump $99, free ship for! New alternators $170! (Formerly The Rover Connection)
Roverland:roverland image        Specialist Land Rover dismantler. Only low mileage, little-used parts sold.
Why pay 2 to 3 times more for a dealer part when you can save with a Guaranteed Roverland Used Part? 
Tornado at MoabTornado at MoabTORNADO POWER TO YOUR ENGINE!  NEW: EXPERIENCE THE BENEFITS OF THE SPECIAL EDITION MONTROSE CHIP: 10-15% fuel economy, 10-15BHP power increase, Rock steady idle. Maximum engine braking, Progressive throttle response and optimal control. Designed specifically for the NAS 3.9/4.0/4.6L. Ultimate V8 PERFORMANCE by Mark Adams. T: 00 44 1694 720144. Email Mark Adams for more information.
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British EurotechBritish Eurotech:
 Los Angeles' only AAA approved independent Land Rover repair specialist provides full service for your Land Rover, from maintenance to repair and even restorations. They also have a large inventory of Quality Land Rover new and used/reconditioned parts for sale. Factory trained technicians, latest Autologic and T-4 diagnositic technology just as good as the dealer has. Unique pre-buy inspection service!
Wheel ExpertsWheel Experts:
Specializing in Range Rover & Sport aftermarket wheels and tires. Competitive prices and "best in industry" service. Email president Peter Lee for details.
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Airbag Man
: Extremely low cost Rover EAS parts including springs bellows, compressors, rebuild kits and emergency bypass kits. Ph 07-3889-6556, fax 6557, Albany Creek,  Queensland 4035, Australia
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: Never throw away your money again on costly Air Suspension parts for your Range Rover!
Visit and see their conversion kits that fix the problem once & for all. 
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Rover Renovations BannerRover Renovations: Making Air Suspension (EAS) repair truly economical! Valve block & compressor rebuilds & kits, air springs, solenoids, etc new and rebuilt, by fellow RR owner Dennis Altman!  New: Body armor & offroad gear! "Wherever there is a Range Rover on the bumpstops, Rover Renovations will be there!!"
P38 Spares LogoP38 Spares: UK & European Range Rover EAS experts. Rover Renovations, Arnott, Blackbox, & more.
PDX Rovers LogoPDX Rovers: Oregon's Premier Independent Rover Service Shop!
Branches in Portland and Bend (Bend Rovers). They were the first to acquire dealer T4/TestBook technology, and they equal the dealer in every aspect except service (better) and prices (lower)!! Owners Francis and Elsa are true Rover enthusiasts. Please tell them sent you!
Tornado SystemsFormation Of A Worldwide Network Of Distributors
If you have Rovercom, Autologic or Testbook diagnostic equipment, are in pursuit of Excellence, Quality and Optimal V8 performance for your customers, contact
RSW Solutions LogoBuddy Box EAS Resetting ToolRSW Solutions -- Low cost Air Suspension diagnosis software for your notebook computer, and portable $150 "EAS  Buddy Box" for fault resetting in the field! Founded by Range Rover Enthusiast Storey Wilson.
NinjastarSearch & Comparison Shop Sports Tickets, Concert Tickets, & Theater Tickets across top ticket stores for free at A Web 2.0 ticket company,
owned by Range Rover enthusiast Cliff Mark.
Never get locked out again!
 Washington DC Locksmith Total Auto Security service. Range Rover owners' number 1 choice.
Official Range Rover 4.0/4.6 Shop Manuals
only $94.47 at
(free shipping, in stock)
Gear Jammin' Accessories LogoRR Sport Chrome Tail Light CoversGear Jammin' Accessories: Custom grilles, chrome door handles, tail light covers, bumper step covers, side vents & other accessories for your Range Rover!  Shown at right: Chrome tail light covers & tail gate trim on Range Rover Sport.
Headliner ExpressHeadliner Express: Land Rover-specific parts & expertise to help you replace that sagging headliner at incredibly low prices! Headliner Express specializes European SUVs not understood my most headliner shops. They can get you everything to make yours like new for not much over $200. If you live near Forida they can instal it for you too!
Independent Rover Service Shops: Find an independent shop in your local area that is qualified and experienced in servicing Range Rovers and other Land Rover models. Examples:
AL: Bodiford's, Mobile.  AR: Blair's British, Car Service, Little Rock.  AZ: British Car Service, Tucson; Falconworks, Tucson. CA: Land Rover Jaguar Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles; British Eurotech, Los Angeles;  British Car Service, Los Angeles; California Rover, Encinitas; Inland Rovers, Riverside; The Rover Group, San Diego; Premier Rover, San Diego; Auto Europa, San Francisco; West Coast British, Livermore.  CO: JC's Rover & 4X4, Englewood.  CT: Classic 4X4's, Fairfield.  FL: Europa Auto Orlando, Maitland; Palm Beach Sports Cars, Tequesta; Motorcars of Distinction, West Palm Beach.  GA: Enzo's Automotive, Marietta; The Shop, Norcross.  IL: The Rover Shop Inc, Lake Villa; Lindberg Automotive, Lake Zurich; Integrity Automotive, Minootka.  IN: BTL Rovers, Fort Wayne; Premier Motorcars, Indianapolis.  MA: Robison Service, Springfield; Lincoln Mercury New Bedford.  KY: Luke's Auto & Truck Repair, Louisville.  ME: Browne & Ware Overland, Kittery.  MD: Treasured Motorcar Service, Reisterstown.   MI: Autodoctor, Southfield.  MN: Expedition Autoworks, St Louis Park. MO: British Cars of America, St Louis. NC: Flying Circus English Cars, Durham; Discovery Automotive, Rayleigh.  NH: Amoskeag European, Manchester.  NJ: Shade Tree Garage, Morristown.  NV: Land Rover Specialties, Sparks.  NY: The Gas Menagerie, Troy; Discovery Automotive, Windsor.  OH: Trailhead 4X4, Valley View.  OK: Pete's Automotive, Broken Arrow.  OR: Bend Rovers, Bend; Henry's Automotive, Medford; PDX Rovers, Portland; Columbia Rovers, Portland.  PA: Cross Valley Auto, Wilkes Barre.  SC: Blind Squirrel Automotive, Taylors.  TN: Euro-Imports, Memphis.  TX: Land Rovers Unlimited, Spring (Nr Houston). UT: Integrity First Automotive, Salt Lake City. VA: Roverland 4X4, Alexandria; Naylor Autowerks, Richmond.  VT: Scott Freeburn, Southern VT.  WA: Biggs Eastside Automotive, Bellevue; Lamorna Garage/Gord'n Perrott, Seattle; Columbia Rovers / British Central, Yakima.  WI: J&M Rovers, Madison.    For full listing see Independent Service section.
Car Cannibal Used & rebuilt Range Rover parts & accessories -- exclusively dealing  in Rovers.  All parts fully warrantied, easy return policy. Fill in their simple "Part Request" form for any part you need.
Xtreme Rovers LogoXtreme Rovers: Expeditions, Genuine Parts & Accessories, Rock Sliders & iPod Hookup Kits for late model RRs. Owned by RR enthusiast Darrin Turner.
RR lineupCarsmith Motors: Auto Buyer's Broker. Amazing prices on new & used Rovers (2003 & up).  They shop the West for you (Not like the Internet car quoting services who just feed leads to dealers). Full mfr warranties, rebates, financing etc. Paperwork minutes only. Avoid the dealer cat & mouse game!  Upgrade your 03-04 Range Rover audio, phone & nav (which use 2001 BMW X5 parts) to the latest technology!  Options include DVD-Nav, TV, DVD/MP3 CD, back-up camera, Bluetooth & more, using plug & play 2006 X5 parts.
Black Box SolutionsBlack Box Solutions
Dedicated Diagnostics for all Late model Land Rover vehicles. Famous for the Rovacom, the first computer diagnostic system that freed you from the dealer, Black Box now introduces the new Faultmate MSV -- the lowest priced diagnostic solution yet!!
HRA 4X4 Range Rpover Specialists LogoHRA: Cutting Edge Products for Late Model RRs! Suspension, Protection, Diagnostics and more. Very low prices on selected new and used parts for Range Rovers. Also dash kits, All parts come with warranty. Owned by Range Rover enthusiast Will Tillery.
Please do your shopping in the Range Rover Lifestyle Section  and help support this site!
Clothes, outdoor gear, electronics, music, computers, flowers, gourmet food, home-delivered groceries, investment tools, Land Rover Gear, tea & coffee, travel, wine, etc etc.
Bates bumper and rock slider Bates rear bumperBates 4.0/4.6 Winch Bumper,  Rock Sliders,  Rear Bumper / Tire Carrier Rock Slider for RR IIINew! Rock Sliders for the Mk III Range Rover!
Five 0 Fuel Injector Specialists Range Rover Stock Replacement Upgrades Ford Motorsport (8) set $329 Replaces old Lucas Hot Wire Injectors.
Airbag Man
Extremely low cost EAS parts. RR spring bellows $80, OEM compressor $300, Emergency Bypass Kit $150.
www.roverville.usRoverville Radio Repair & Exchange: Professional RR radio & CD changer repair/replacement, 24 hour turnaround, US & UK. Manual Air Recovery System (M.A.R.S.): Low cost EAS bypass kit for manual pumpup when a fault occurs. Pump up air suspension with a tire pump or any air source
Driveline cureRR III Front Diff Failure:A Replacement Front Driveshaft by! Better than the official Land Rover recall solution. U joints at both ends, 3 yr warranty! See this link or call Scott at 510-461-4977. Off-Road Superstore. Extensive inventory, Low Price Guarantee, Fast Shipping, 45 years of service
Perfect Weather for TiresGet the best deals on wheels & tires at Tire Rack while supporting! Specs, user reviews, and more.
Custom Creations Range Rover body kitCustom Creations ExhaustCustom Creations: Styling kits & accessories for the Range Rover Sport. Body kits, spoilers, luxury grille kits, exhausts and more. Owner Jeff Zylstra is a Range Rover Sport owner & enthusiast!
Fast Flex Disconnect"Fast Flex" Sway Bar Disconnect for 4.0/4.6/P38 Range Rover New design by Justin Tiemayer (Carroll Rovers) $150 Want to advertise here? Get Massive exposure to a targeted audience at low cost.
Land Rover DealsUK Buyers: Avoid the dealer hassle and attitude while getting lower prices on new Range Rovers!
Phoenix Remanufactured Transmissions:
Specialist transmission rebuilders. Dyno tested and warrantied. Classic transmissions $1,050, 4.0/4.6 $1,250.
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Additions & Updates

January 2011
Range Rover Sport 2006 MY Exterior Options Details Updated
Range Rover Forums exceed 285,000 posts, all searchable!

August - December 2010
New source for complete engines (all models)
Cheapest source found for RR Classic ABS Accumulator

Updated part source info for Classic RR ABS Pump
Part sources updated for RR 4.0/4.6 braking system
Used RR page now first on "Used Range Rover" Google search
Range Rover Forums exceed 264,000 posts, all searchable!

July 2010
Classic RR Roof Rack page updated
More updates to RRs Wanted Page
Used RR Listings Updated
Range Rover Forums exceed 262,000 posts, all searchable!

May-June 2010 2010 Gathering Page updated with more pictures and info Gatherings page updated
Alternative "Key in Position II" Alarm disabling procedure detailed (4.0/4.6)

Range Rover Forums exceed 251,000 posts, all searchable!

March-April 2010 Gatherings page expanded and updated!
Range Rovers Wanted Page expanded and updated
Used Range Rovers page expanded and updated
Range Rover Forums exceed 244,000 posts, all searchable!

 February 2010
More details on ABS Accumulator Replacement (Classic, 4.0/4.6)
Rear wheel brake lock-up on Range Rover Sport
New Page: Nevada Independent Land Rover Shops
Range Rover Forums exceed 236,000 posts, all searchable!

January 2010
Land Rover still at bottom of heap in latest JD Powers Initial Quality Survey
More front diff lockup reports (RR Sport, LR3)
Advice on lockers for front and rear (Classic, 4.0/4.6)
More detail on Transfer Case Stuck in Hi or Lo (Classic 1993 & up)
Low coolant level warning cause (Range Rover Sport)
Update on Range Rover Sport Transmission Noise
More on Power Loss at Highway Speed (RR Sport Supercharged)
"About" Page Expanded and Updated
Clarion Radio Repair Page Revised & Updated by Ron Beckett (4.0/4.6)
Acceleration Flat Spot due to Dirty MAF Sensor
"Range Rovers Wanted" page re-activated and updated
New tips & pics for factory brushbar instal (4.0/4.6)

December 2009
New Page: Official iPod/MP3 Player Accessory for 2007 & up RR III
More tips for HEVAC control knob bulb replacement (4.0/4.6)
Turbocharger Whooshing Noise Fix (RR III/L322 TD6)
Tranny service on 2000-2002 4.0/4.6 with filler & dipstick deleted
New Page: Alternator Replacement and Repair (Mk III/L322)
Temporary fix added for climate A/C 3-way pressure switch failure (P38/4.0/4.6) Gatherings Page Expanded with More Pictures
Range Rover Forums exceed 230,000 posts, all searchable!

October/November 2009
New Page: Gathering May 2009
Expedition Training Page Updated
"About" page Further Updated with new pictures!
"About" page updated
Private expedition training page updated
Another front diff lockup report on the RR Sport

Range Rover Forums exceed 217,000 posts, all searchable!

August/September 2009
More information on Front Diff failure/lockup on RR Sport and LR3
Wheel bearing replacement page updated (4.0/4.6/P38)
Florida Independent Rover Service Page Updated
Illinois Independent Rover Service Page Updated
North Carolina Independent Rover Service Page Updated
New York Independent Rover Service Page Updated
Florida Independent Rover Service Page Updated
Georgia Independent Rover Service Page Updated
New Texas Independent Rover Service Shop Page
New Missouri Independent Rover Service Shop Page
New Wisconsin Independent Service Shop Page
California Independent Shop Listings Updated
New Utah Independent Service Shop Page
Indiana independent service shop page updated
New method to get rid of fault messages after coil conversion (4.0/4.6/P38)
Range Rover Forums exceed 210,000 posts, all searchable!

July 2009
Oregon Independent Shop Listings updated
"About" page updated
More photos from gathering!
Range Rover Forums exceed 207,000 posts, all searchable and a mine of information!

June 2009

Seattle area Independent Shop Listings Updated
2010 Sport Upgrades make it more like a real Range Rover
More details of 2010 Range Rover Upgrades
Diagnosing and repairing frequent short duty cycle EAS compressor operation (4.0/4.6)
New Page: Battery Replacement Procedure for RR III / L322 / LM
Portland area Rover Shop Listings Updated
Yakima area Rover Service Shop Listings Updated
2010 Range Rover to get new 5 litre V8 Engine!
Biggs Eastside Automotive Rover Shop (Bellvue, WA) Info Updated
Participants fly in for Gathering May 23-24, 2009
More photos from gathering!
Range Rover Forums exceed 202,000 posts, all searchable and a mine of information!

For Prior Updates see this link

This website is constantly updated, largely based on input from readers and Range Rover owners. The above listing is a selection of pages and items added recently.
If you have suggestions from which other Range Rover owners could benefit please email me.

Introduction to the Range Rover

      Concept         Refinement         US Introduction         Performance on and off Pavement
        Official Off-Road Expeditions         The Range Rover Secret: Suspension Design         Other Off-Road Design Features
The Range Rover 4.0/4.6
The Range Rover Mk III
New: The Range Rover Sport
SUV Choices: Is a Range Rover for You?
Buying a New or Used Range Rover  
Buying a Customized Range Rover
Used Range Rovers for Sale
Repair Costs and Extended Warranties for Rovers

Range Rover Service
Financing Information 
Insurance Information
Specifications, Dimensions, and Performance Data

Detailed Model Year Specifications and Illustrations

Living with a Range Rover: One Owner's Experience
Ownership Experiences of Other Owners
Range Rover Lifestyle Accessories
Rumors and News about Range Rovers
Books and Manuals about Range Rovers
Links to Other Range Rover Info

Practical Range Rover Information

Buying a Used Range Rover
Used Range Rover Listings
Financing Information
Extended Warranties for Rovers
Auto Insurance for Range Rovers
Books about Range Rovers
Lifestyle Accessories for Range Rover Owners

Fixes: Maintenance and Repair
Common Problems & Fixes (Classic)
Common Problems & Fixes (4.0/4.6)
Common Problems and Fixes (MkIII)

Extended Warranties
Maintenance Operation Details
Manuals and Technical Books
Mechanical and Electrical Upgrades "How To"
Parts -- Low Cost Parts Sources for Range Rover & Discovery
Repair Operation Details -- Beyond the Shop Manual
Service: Non-Dealer Independent Rover Service Specialists
Spare Parts and Emergency Supplies
Specifications, Dimensions, and Performance Data
Suspension Details and Mods
Tires and Wheels
Upgrades -- Mechanical and Electrical "How To"

Outfitting and Accessories Main Page
Accessories for the new 4.4 Range Rover Mk III
Bullbars and Bumpers (4.0/4.6)
Brush Bars, Bullbars & Winch Bumpers (Classic)
Camping and Outdoor Gear
CB Installations

Clothing & Personal Accessories
Customizing Range Rovers
Packing & Organizing RR Expedition Gear

Radar Detector Installations
Range Rover Lifestyle Accessories
Rock Sliders & Sill Protectors
Roof Racks (Classic)
Roof Racks (4.0/4.6)
Sill Protectors
Skid Plates
Snorkels (4.0/4.6)
Spare Parts and Emergency Supplies (Selection and Stowage)
Tires and Wheels
Towing with a Range Rover
Underbody Protection
Vehicle Recovery Equipment (Selection and Stowage)
Wheels & Tires
Winch Bumpers (4.0/4.6)
Winches and Winch Mounts (General)

Lake Lahontan Expedition Video: Land Rovers Meet the Ice Age!
Tonopah & Tidewater Expedition & Video

Lake Lahontan Expedition: Exploring Nevada's Ice Age Lake
Mendocino National Forest Expeditions
20 Mule Team Borax Expedition Report

Emigrant Trail Expedition Report
Bodie & Benton Railway Expedition Report
Historic Greenwater Canyon Expedition Report
Pony Express Trail: Pictures from the 2001 Range Rover Off-Road Calendar
Tonopah & Tidewater Scouting Expeditions
Range Rover Country: Desert Ghost Trails of California and Nevada (Book)
Desert Images to View and Purchase
Environmentally Responsible Off-Pavement Travel

Links to Other Range Rover Info

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Range Rover Country:
Desert Ghost Trails of California and Nevada
A Book by John Brabyn PhD
A book about four wheeling, Range Rover style, in the desert scenery of the historic Old West. See the "Range Rover Country" page of this website.
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