This is stamped on a plate in the vehicle's engine compartment and is unique to your vehicle. Developed by Ford as a single overhead cam version of their long-lived, German-built Cologne V6 engine family, the 4. To say am miffed is understatement!!! Characters 4 through to 9 are the Vehicle Descriptor Section and identify the vehicle type and includes information on the platform, the model, and the body style. To say am miffed is understatement!!! Learn how to on your car. A real innovation and a very clever vehicle indeed, and it instantly won over everybody from the motoring press who experienced its incredible off-road ability.
Incredible Off-Road Ability Two gearboxes were offered on Discovery 3. A slip controller increased locking torque according to off-road conditions a similar device was optional on the rear axle. It appeared to be a sad end for a hugely significant Land Rover. Thanks in advance for any help! Maximum Front Axle Load in Kg 6. The third engine offered was a 216bhp, 4.
The simple body on a sturdy ladder frame chassis of previous Land Rovers was replaced on Discovery 3 by a torsionally very strong, self-supporting bodyshell on a more basic chassis, thereby giving the car the plus points of both a monocoque body and a ladder frame chassis, which it undoubtedly had. Featuring variable valve timing, it was more than capable of living up to the expectations of being the high performance engine. I was hoping somebody on here might know as Land Rover seem to be useless! It's so strange as I'd have thought such a thing would be important to know as it would allow people to check cars before they buy them. Base models still came with steel coil springs, but all other models were fitted with air springs all round. To say am miffed is understatement!!! If our street wasn't plowed we knew that Bob Steele would be mentioning Wethersfield in the 'no school today' list! It was later sold to a professor lecturing at Newcastle University, then changed hands once more before being bought by David Fairless and put to work on a farm in Northumberland. The Discovery 3, like all its Land Rover predecessors, proved very adaptable for specific tasks.
Which cookies and scripts are used and how they impact your visit is specified on the left. Wow Lane, you're dating yourself. . The main engine choice for North America and offered elsewhere as a high performance variant was the 300bhp, 4. I didn't say you had to have an emmissions test. Hope all is well and all your rover troubles fade away! Any Connecticut residents have any idea what to do? With its extreme patina and unique details still showing, this could well become the biggest Land Rover attraction to date as the marque's 70th anniversary festivities take hold for 2018. I recently bought one that is part converted into a Sahara and want to check all the numbers but I can't find one on the chassis.
I can't find any pictures on the internet to guide me. It's way out of your way, but Enfield seems to be the easiest, or at least I've had 0 issues with them and them with me. But I'm yet to find anyone actually claiming if any are correct or showing a photo. In 2009 a B6 level armoured version was introduced, capable of withstanding side blasts and under-floor grenade attacks. It was the only thing that spoilt the car. My grandparents lived off of Wollcot Hill, just up the road from the Steeles, and I went to school with one of his son's. Fussy multiple swage lines along the bodyside to stiffen aluminium door skins were no longer needed, so Discovery 3 made do with a simple waist-height groove along the wings, extending into the front doors just enough to mount the indicator repeater lamps.
And, the top of the taillight aligns with the top of the license plate lamp. Any Connecticut residents have any idea what to do? It had already been thought lost by that time, and there had been much speculation on the vehicle's whereabouts and condition. Variations of this line up, with some differing specifications, supplied to other markets. As the years have rolled by, the model revisions have become more frequent. Spring hangers are the spot to check as previously stated if you do not have the plate inside the truck somewhere, as I assume you do not. Other places to search for a vehicle identification number include various locations under the hood of your car. The replacement that Ike makes is what my friend used to get his truck registered when he found out that his hangers had been replaced and also the chassis number plate in the cab was to a different truck.
Our mission is to support all original Land Rover models no longer supported by your local Land Rover franchise. I have a feeling it's been obliterated when the chassis was cleaned with a wire cup brush. On the 8th May 2007, a Discovery 3 became the four millionth Land Rover built. Your choices will not impact your visit. Although we try to make clear which part will fit which vehicle, we cannot seperately list all application details for every product we sell. Minor exterior changes often signal major differences in how both parts and accessories will fit your vehicle.
Former Land Rover engineer Roger Crathorne — nicknamed 'Mr Land Rover' — claims the company documents detail, highlight and outline the whole story. In this case it is Europe, United Kingdom, Land Rover. Looking different to the other Land Rover models yet unmistakably a product of that marque, it was critically acclaimed and an instant sales hit, establishing the cornerstone values of Discovery: considerably more refined than Defender on tarmac, yet equally as happy in a utilitarian or off-road role. It took some finding and I think I've cleaned the rear one off when I was de-rusting. A commercial van version, still based on the standard five door body, was marketed by Land Rover Special Vehicles from 2007 onwards. Special thanks to the After more Land Rover goodness? Inside, the function-over-fuss approach extended to the fascia and interior trim.
Registration is quick and easy and will give you full access to the site and allow you to ask questions or make comments and join in on the conversation. . Discovery I Vehicle Identification Numbers V. I'll have a good look at the chassis. Discovery would be offered with three different engines, one diesel and two petrol, and for the first time none of them were derived from previous Land Rover units. Defender 110 Vehicle Identification Numbers V. I have my rolling chassis sitting out in the yard and there is no vin on the chassis on the front legs nor the rear and neither is there anything to suggest any welding or repairs have taken place!!! Not to fret though, it was cut up in to 2 foot lengths and looked like old box sections so as not to arouse suspition!!! And I guess this is the question I'm really asking.