Fitting Guides

How To Fit New Springs & Damper to Discovery 1

Our friends at Britpart and Land Rover Owner have produced this really helpful video, explaining how to fit new springs and dampers to your Discovery 1. As Paul explains in the video, upgrading your springs can increase the ride height of your vehicle and better handle any additional weight from modifications.

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Nugget Stuff - Fitting a sealed TDCi airbox

If you've ever wondered how easy it is to fit a Nugget Stuff Sealed Airbox, our friends over at Land Rover Owner Magazine recently fitted one to their LR 110 - here's what they did...

A few months ago, we addressed a fundamental flaw in the design of the post-2007 Defender’s air inlet system. We replaced the poorly sealed plastic trunking with a far superior plenum and ducting from Australian firm Nugget Stuff, coupled with a Mantec raised air intake, to aid the TDCi’s breathing. Continue reading

Wade with confidence - how to extend your Land Rovers breathers

Just in case you missed it, our friends at Land Rover Owner International featured an invaluable 'how to' guide for fitting the Nuggetstuff breather kit to extend your Land Rovers breathers.

From The Expert Martin Domoney: ‘Lots of people think that fitting a raised air intake is preparation enough for wading,’ says Martin. ‘While it’s important to protect the engine, the axles, gearboxes and fuel tank need to be taken into consideration too.’

Click here to download a high resolution PDF guide.

LRO wading with confidence



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Air Intake System for Defender Fitting Guide

Fit a raised air intake to a TDCi. Not as simple as it seems, as Martin Domoney of Land Rover Owners magazine explains...

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Land Rover Defender Wiper Repair Guide

Defender’s wiper blades not giving you a clean sweep? Martin Domoney of Land Rover Owners magazine explains how you can fix them...

  • Tools & Kit: Socket and spanner sets, 8mm ratchet spanner, Screwdrivers, Trim tools, Side cutters, Fine file, LM Grease, Threadlock, Pliers
  • How Long? Three hours
  • How Difficult? 2/5 - Easy
  • Product(s): Defender Wiper Drive Cable 1987-2002, Defender Wiper Drive Assembly (OEM)
  • Safety Advice: Disconnect the battery before starting work. Wear eye protection when cutting the cable.

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Discovery HD Rear Bumper Fitting Guide

Replace the flimsy standard item with a heavy duty one from First Four. Martin Domoney of Land Rover Owners magazine explains how...

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Underbody Guards Land Rover Fitting Guide

Protect your Defender’s underbelly with armour for rough off-roading. Martin Domoney of Land Rover Owners magazine explains how...

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Defender 110 Tree Sliders Fitting Guide

Protect your Defender 110’s flanks with this tree slider upgrade. Martin Domoney of Land Rover Owners magazine explains how...

  • Tools & Kit: Basic toolkit; Pick; Tape measure; Torque wrench; Hammer; Punch; Marker pen; Drill and bits (vehicle dependent)
  • How Long? Three hours
  • How Difficult? 2/5 - Easy
  • Product: Shadow Defender 110 Tree Sliders Black (pair)
  • Safety Advice: Wear eye protection when using a drill, and when working under vehicles.

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Discovery 3 & 4 Front Suspension

Discovery 3 & 4 owners might already be aware that the bushes on the front lower suspension arms can be prone to rapid deterioration. Replacing them can be a time consuming and costly job.

We decided to try and come up with a longer term solution, and provide a long-term fix.

Now we have new arms available, which we have pre-fitted the very best quality polyurethane bushes bushes by SuperPro. These will not only last much longer than the original plain rubber bushes, but having the advantage of a non-deforming poly bush they will also improve the driving experience by improving the steering response and handling.

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