Based on real-life experiences and written by expert authors, the books in the Maintenance and Upgrades series from Crowood will help owners develop the workshop skills needed for the maintenance and repair of their cars, and give guidance on possibilities for improvements and upgrades to performance.
With step-by-step instructions and safety information throughout, this book is a valuable technical resource for owners of the Land Rover Discovery, Series 1 and 2. Illustrated with over 300 photographs, the book covers sourcing parts and tools; common problems and solutions, covering all engine types, including Rover V8 and diesel engines; service and repair; improvements for wheels and tyres and detailed specifications for Discovery Generations 1 and 2.
Ralph Hosier’s childhood enthusiasm for cars blossomed into a two-decade career in vehicle engineering, working with the likes of Ford, Bentley, Jaguar, and Land Rover. He has a degree in engineering and is chartered, as well as being a member of the IMI and IET. Ralph started getting muddy with Land Rovers in the early '90s, and, after many green lanes and play days, he decided to step things up and go Competitive Safari racing in a home-built Bowler Tomcat. He has written several books in Veloce Publishing’s SpeedPro and Essential Buyer’s Guide series.