Land Rover Series Vehicle Milestones

Specifications

Series I 1948 - 1951
Engine           4-cylinder 69.5 x 105mm 1595cc CR 6.8:1
                 Solex Carb. 50bhp (net) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 80 lb/ft at 2000rpm
Transmission     Permanent 4-wheel drive w/ free wheel in frt. drive.
                 Front and rear diferentials
                 High and low range of gears
                 Axle ratios 4.7:1 High range step down ratio 1.148:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios 5.396, 8.039, 11.023, 16.165 :1
                 Reverse 13.743:1
                 Low range step down ratio 2.89:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios 13.578, 20.229, 27.738, 40.676 :1
                 Reverse 34.581:1.
                 Syncromesh on top and 3rd gears.
Suspention and brakes
                 Live front axle, half ellipic leaf springs, telescopic dampers,
                 live rear axle, half ellipic leaf springs, telescopic dampers,
                 worm and nut steering.
                 10 x 1.5in front and rear drum brakes
                 6.00 - 16in or 7.00 - 16in tyres
Dimentions       Wheelbase 6.8ft (80in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 2in
                 Length 11ft
                 Width 5ft 1in
                 Height (Windsheld up) 5ft 10.5in
                 Unladen weight 2594 lbs
                 Max. payload 1000 lbs

Series I (80in model) 1952 - 1954
Engine           4-cylinder 77.8 x 105mm 1997cc CR 6.8:1
                 52bhp (net) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 101 lb/ft at 1500rpm
Transmission(Introduced 1950)
                 Optional 4-wheel drive or rear wheel drive.
                 No freewheel
Dimentions       Height (Windsheld up) 6ft 1.5in
                 Unladen weight 2604 lbs

Series I (86in model)1954 - 1956
Specs as for final 80in model except for,
Dimentions       Wheelbase 7ft 2in (86in)
                 Length 11ft 8.7in
                 Width 5ft 2.6in
                 Height (Windsheld up) 6ft 4in
                 Unladen weight 2702 lbs

Series I (107in model)1954 - 1958 (Station Wagon 1956-1958 only)
Specs as for final 80in model except for,
Dimentions       Wheelbase 8ft 11in (107in)
                 Length 14ft 5.5in
                 Width 5ft 2.6in
                 Height (Windsheld up) 6ft 4in
                 Unladen weight 2740 lbs
                 Max allowable vehicle weight 4151 lbs

Series I (88in model)1956 - 1958
Specs as for final 80in model except for,
Dimentions       Wheelbase 7ft 4in (88in)
                 Length 11ft 8.75in
                 Width 5ft 2.6in
                 Height (Windsheld up) 6ft 4in
                 Unladen weight 2740 lbs
                 Max allowable vehicle weight 4190 lbs

Series I (109in model)1956 - 1958 
Specs as for final 80in model except for,
Dimentions       Wheelbase 9ft 1in (109in)
                 Length 14ft 5.5in
                 Width 5ft 2.6in
                 Height (Windsheld up) 6ft 11.5in
                 Unladen weight 3080 lbs
                 Max allowable vehicle weight 5185 lbs

Alternative diesel engine 2052cc 1957 - 1958
Engine           4-cylinder 85.79 x 88.9mm 2052cc CR 22.5:1
                 CAV fuel injection
                 55bhp (net) at 3500rpm
                 Max. torque 87 lb/ft at 2000rpm
Dimentions       Extra weight 196 lbs

Series II (88in model) 1958 - 1961
Engine           4-cylinder 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 7:1
                 Solex Carb. 70 bhp (net) at 4250rpm
                 Max. torque 124 lb/ft at 2500rpm
Transmission     Optional 4-wheel or rear wheel drive.
                 Front and rear diferentials
                 High and low range of gears
                 Axle ratios 4.7:1 High range step down ratio 1.148:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios 5.396, 7.435, 11.026, 16.171 :1
                 Reverse 13.745:1
                 15.1 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Low range step down ratio 2.888:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios 13.578, 18.707, 27.742, 40.688 :1
                 Reverse 34.585:1.
                 7.3 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Syncromesh on top and 3rd gears.
Suspention and brakes
                 Live front axle, half ellipic leaf springs, telescopic dampers,
                 live rear axle, half ellipic leaf springs, telescopic dampers,
                 Recirclating ballnut steering.
                 10 x 1.5in front and rear drum brakes
                 6.00 - 16in tyres
Dimentions       Wheelbase 7ft 4in (88in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 3.5in
                 Length 11ft 10.4in
                 Width 5ft 4in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 5in
                 Unladen weight from 2900 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 4453 lbs

Series II (109in model) 1958 - 1961
Specs as for 88in model except for,
Suspention and brakes
                 11 x 2.25in front and rear drum brakes
                 7.5 - 16in tyres
Dimentions       Wheelbase 9ft 1in (109in)
                 Length 14ft 7in
                 Width 5ft 4in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 9in
                 Unladen weight from 3294 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5905 lbs

Alternative diesel engine 2052cc 1958 - 1961
Engine           4-cylinder 85.79 x 88.9mm 2052cc CR 22.5:1
                 CAV fuel injection
                 51bhp (net) at 3500rpm
                 Max. torque 87 lb/ft at 2000rpm
Dimentions       Extra weight 195 lbs

Series IIa (88in model) 1961 - 1971
Specs as for Series II 88in model except for,
Dimentions       Unladen weight from 2953 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 4453 lbs

Series IIa (109in model) 1961 - 1971
Specs as for Series II 109in model except for,
Dimentions       Unladen weight from 3301 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5905 lbs

Alternative Series IIa diesel engine 2286cc 1962 - 1971
Engine           4-cylinder 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 23:1
                 CAV fuel injection
                 62 bhp (net) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 103 lb/ft at 1800rpm
Dimentions       Extra weight 144 lbs

Series IIa (109in 6 cylinder model) 1967 - 1971
Engine           6-cylinder 77.8 x 92.1mm 2625cc CR 7.8:1
                 SU Carb. 83 bhp (net) at 4500rpm
                 Max. torque 128 lb/ft at 1500rpm
Transmission     High range step down ratio 1.148:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios 5.396, 8.09, 11.98, 19.43 :1
                 Reverse 16.3:1
                 16.5 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Low range step down ratio 1.35:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios 11.05, 16.57, 24.51, 39.74 :1
                 Reverse 33.34:1.
                 8 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Syncromesh on top and 3rd gears.
Suspention and brakes
                 11 x 3in front drum brakes
Dimentions       Unladen weight from 3459 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5905 lbs

Series IIa (109in 1 ton model) 1968 - 1971
Specs as for normal Series IIa 109in model except for,
Transmission     High range step down ratio 1.53:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios 7.19, 10.80, 15.96, 25.90 :1
                 Reverse 21.7:1
                 13.3 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Low range step down ratio 3.27:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios 15.40, 23.10, 24.10, 55.3 :1
                 Reverse 46.4:1.
                 6.25 mph/1000rpm in top gear
Suspention and brakes
                 9.00-16in tyres
Dimentions       Unladen weight from 3886 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 6750 lbs

Half ton Air Portable Military Land Rover (88in model) 1968 - 1985
Specs as for appropriately engined (4cyl petrol or diesel) 
S.IIa or S.III civil Land Rovers except for,
Dimentions       Length 12ft 0in
                 Width 5ft 0in
                 Height 6ft 5in
                 Unladen weight (petrol engine) 3210 lbs
                 In stripped out form for air transportation 2660 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 4450 lbs

Series III (88in model) 1971 - 1985
Engine           4-cylinder 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 8:1
                 Zenith Carb. 70 bhp (DIN) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 120 lb/ft at 1500rpm
Transmission     Optional 4-wheel or rear wheel drive.
                 Front and rear diferentials
                 High and low range of gears
                 Axle ratios 4.7:1 
                 High range step down ratio 1.148:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios 5.396, 8.05, 12.00, 19.88 :1
                 Reverse 21.66:1
                 15.1 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Low range step down ratio 2.35:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios 11.10, 16.50, 24.60, 40.70 :1
                 Reverse 44.30:1.
                 7.4 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Fully syncromesh gears.
Suspention and brakes
                 Live front axle, half ellipic leaf springs, telescopic dampers,
                 live rear axle, half ellipic leaf springs, telescopic dampers,
                 Recirclating ballnut steering.
                 10 x 1.5in front and rear drum brakes
                 6.00 - 16in tyres
Dimentions       Wheelbase 7ft 4in (88in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 3.5in
                 Length 11ft 10.4in
                 Width 5ft 4in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 5in
                 Unladen weight from 2953 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 4453 lbs

Series IIIb (109in model) 1971 - 1985
Specs as for 88in model except for,
Transmission     16.5 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 8.0 mph/1000rpm in top gear
Suspention and brakes
                 11 x 2.25in front and rear drum brakes
                 7.5 - 16in tyres
Dimentions       Wheelbase 9ft 1in (109in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 4.5in
                 Length 14ft 7in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 7in
                 Unladen weight from 3301 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5905 lbs

Series III (109in 6 cylinder model) 1971 - 1985
Engine           6-cylinder 77.8 x 92.1mm 2625cc CR 7.8:1
                 Zenith-Stromburg Carb. 86 bhp (DIN) at 4500rpm
                 Max. torque 132 lb/ft at 1500rpm
Brakes           11 x 3in front, 2.25 x.11in rear drum brakes
Dimentions       Unladen weight from 3459 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5905 lbs

Alternative Series III diesel engine 2286cc 1971 - 1985
Engine           4-cylinder 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 23:1
                 CAV fuel injection
                 62 bhp (net) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 103 lb/ft at 1800rpm
Dimentions       Extra weight 144 lbs

Series III (109in "one ton" model) 1971 - 1985
Specs as for normal Series III 109in model except for,
Transmission     High range step down ratio 1.53:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios 7.19, 10.80, 15.96, 26.46 :1
                 Reverse 28.91:1
                 13.3 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                 Low range step down ratio 3.27:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios 15.40, 23.10, 34.10, 56.56 :1
                 Reverse 61.78:1.
                 6.25 mph/1000rpm in top gear
Brakes           11 x 3in front, 11 x 2.25in rear drum brakes
                 6.00 - 16in tyres
Dimentions       Unladen weight from 3886 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 6750 lbs

Forward Control (109in model) 1962 - 1966
Engine           4-cylinder 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 8:1
                 Solex Carb. 67 bhp (net) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 116 lb/ft at 1500rpm
Transmission     Optional 4-wheel or rear wheel drive.
                 Front and rear diferentials
                 High and low range of gears
                 Axle ratios 4.7:1 
Dimentions       Wheelbase 9ft 1in (109in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 5in
                 Length 14ft 9in
                 Width 5ft 6in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 7in
                 Unladen weight from 3396 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5976 lbs

Land Rover 110 1983
Engine          4-cylinder petrol 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 8:1
                 Weber Carb. 74 bhp (DIN) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 120 lb/ft at 2000rpm
                4-cylinder diesel 90.47 x 88.9mm 2286cc CR 23:1
                 CAV fuel injection
                 60 bhp (DIN) at 4000rpm
                 Max. torque 103 lb/ft at 1800rpm
                V8-cylinder petrol 88.9 x 71.1mm 3528cc CR 8.13:1
                 2 Zenith Stromberg 175 CDSE carbs.
                 114 bhp(DIN) at 4000rpm
                 Max torque 185 lbs/ft at 2500rpm
Transmission     Permanent 4-wheel drive.
                 Three diferentials
                 High and low range of gears
                 Axle ratios, all derivatives, 3.54:1 
                4cyl cars
                 High range step down ratio 1.66:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios (5Forward)
                      4.90, 5.89, 8.89, 13.57, 21.44 :1
                      Reverse 21.82:1
                 Low range step down ratio 3.31:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios (5Forward)
                      9.76, 11.74, 17.70, 27.02, 42.11 :1
                      Reverse 43.47:1.
                 7.4 mph/1000rpm in top gear
                V8-cyl cars
                 High range step down ratio 1.34:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios (4Forward)
                      4.72, 7.11, 11.57, 19.23 :1
                      Reverse 17.32:1
                 Low range step down ratio 3.32:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios (4Forward)
                      11.74, 17.68, 28.76, 47.81 :1
                      Reverse 43.05:1.
Suspention and brakes
                 Live front axle, coil springs. Radius arms, Panhard rod,
                 telescopic dampers.
                 Live rear axle, coil springs, Radius "A" arm, optonal 
                 self-leveling (standard on "County"SW), telescopic dampers.
                 Recirclating ballnut steering (optional power assist.).
                 11.8in front disc brakes,11in rear drum brakes w/vacuum servo
                 assist.
                 7.5 - 16in tyres on 5.5in rims.
Dimentions       Wheelbase 9ft 2in (110in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 10.5in
                 Length 14ft 7in
                 Width 5ft 10.5in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 8.1in
                 Unladen weight from 3799 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 6724 lbs, 6504 lbs w/self-
                 leveling suspension.

From Jan. 1984 an enlarged diesel engine was fitted,
                 90.47 x 97mm 2495cc CR 21:1
                 BPS fuel injection
                 67 bhp (DIN) at 4000rpm, max torque 114 lbs/ft at 1800rpm.

From May 1985 a new 5speed fully syncromesh gearbox (TypeLT85) was fitted
to the V8 engined derivatives,
                 High range step down ratio 1.410:1
                 Overall gear ratios (5Forward)
                     3.97, 4.99, 7.165, 10.88, 18.22 :1
                     Reverse 19.085:1
                 Low range step down ratio 3.32:1
                 Overall gear ratios (5Forward)
                     9.34, 11.95, 16.87, 25.61, 42,99 :1
                     Reverse 44.93:1

From Aug. 1985 the 4 cylinder petrol engine was also enlarged to 2495cc
(bore and stroke as for diesel).
                 83 bhp (DIN) at 4000 rpm.
                 Max torque 133 lbs/ft at 2000 rpm

Land Rover 90 1984
Engine           4-cylinder petrol as 110
                 4-cylinder diesel, as 2.5 litre 1984 110
                 V8 engines (from May 1985 only) as 110
Transmission     Permanent 4-wheel drive.
                 Three diferentials
                 High and low range of gears
                 Axle ratios, all derivatives, 3.54:1 
                4cyl cars
                 High range step down ratio 1.41:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios (5Forward)
                      4.14, 4.99, 7.52, 11.49, 17.91 :1
                      Reverse 19.46:1
                 Low range as 110.
                V8-cyl cars (from May 1985 only) 
                 High range step down ratio 1.19:1 ;
                 Overall gear ratios (5Forward)
                      3.355, 4.22, 6.06, 9.2, 15.4 :1
                      Reverse 16.14:1
                 Low range step down ratio 3.32:1 ; 
                 Overall ratios as V8-cylinder 5speed 110.
Dimentions       Wheelbase 7ft 8.9in (92.9in)
                 Front and rear track 4ft 10.5in
                 Length 12ft 2.5in
                 Width 5ft 10.5in
                 Height (Max) 6ft 5.6in
                 Unladen weight from 3540 lbs
                 Max. allowable vehicle weight 5513 lbs

Production Figures

Year          Annual sales          Cumulative sales

1948-51 Land Rover Series I 80in introduced,
  1947-48              48                48
    48-49            8000              8048
    49-50           16085             24133
    50-51           17360             41493
    51-52           19591             61084

1952-54 Land Rover Series I 80in produced with increased engine size,
    52-53           18570             79654
    53-54           20135             99789

1954-56 Land Rover Series I 86in produced,
1954-58 Land Rover Series I 107in produced,
    54-55           28882            128671
    55-56           28365            157036

1956-58 Land Rover Series I 88in produced,
1956-58 Land Rover Series I 109in produced,
    56-57           25775            182811

1957-58 Alternative diesel engine produced,
    57-58           28656            211467

1958-61 Land Rover Series II 88in produced,
1958-61 Land Rover Series II 109in produced,
1958-61 Alternative diesel engine produced,
    58-59           28371            239838
    59-60           34168            274006
    60-61           35148            309154

1961-71 Land Rover Series IIa 88in produced,
1961-71 Land Rover Series IIa 109in produced,
1961-71 Alternative Series IIa diesel engine produced,
    61-62           37139            346293
    62-63           34304            380597
    63-64           42569            423166
    64-65           45790            468956
    65-66           47941            516897
    66-67           44191            561088

1967-71 Land Rover Series IIa 109in 6cyl. produced,
    67-68           44928            606016

1968-71 Land Rover Series IIa 109in one-ton produced,
    68-69           50561            656577
    69-70           47538            704115
    70-71           56663            760778

1971-85 Land Rover Series III 88in produced,
1971-85 Land Rover Series III 109in produced,
1971-85 Land Rover Series III 109in 6cyl. produced,
1971-85 Land Rover Series III diesel engine produced,
    71-72          52445             813233
    72-73          49724             862947
    73-74          45169             908116
    74-75          54298             962414
    75-76          58523            1020937
       77          41452            1062389
       78          46172            1108561
       79          42936            1151497
       80          51198            1202695
       81          41059            1243754
       82          38926            1282680
       83          28586            1311266
       84          25562            1336828
       85          31046            1367874

Chassis Numbering

To date, throughout the LandRover's life, a total of  seven differing
chassis number arrangements have been used. To follow are the various
arrangements for their respective years:

1948-49
Prefixed by an L or R indicating left or right-hand control, were six
or seven digits. 
The first digit indicates the year - 8 =1948-49
The second digit indicates the type - 6 = LandRover
The third digit (applicable only 7 digit numbers) indicates the differing
models - 6=Basic, 7=Station Wagon, 8=Welder.
With the exception of the 866 series, whose serial number started at
3001, the last four digits show the serial number starting with 0001
in each series.

1950-53
Prefixed by an L or R indicating left or right hand control, only on
1950 models. Eight digits numbering had made.
The first digit indecates the year; 0=1950, 1=1951, alike another.
The second digit indicates the type; 6=LandRover.
The third digit indicates the differing models; 1-Basic, 2=SW,3=Welder,
6=completely knocked down CKD.
The 4th digit excluding 1950 models indicates the distination; 0=Home
market, 3=LHD Export, 6=RHD Export.
With the exception of 1950 models which have five serial numbers, the
last four digits starting at 0001 indicates the serial number.

1954-55
An eight-digit chassis numbering system
The first digit indicates the year; 4=1954, 5=1955.
The second digit indicates the type; 7=LandRover.
The third digit indicates the differing models; 1=86in, 2=107in,
6=86in CKD, 7=107in CKD.
The fourth digit indicates the distination; 0 or 1=Home Market,
3 or 4=LHD Export, 6 or 7=RHD Export.
The last four digits starting with 0001 indicates the serial number.

1955
A nine digit chassis numbering system
The first digit indicates the type; 1=LandRover.
The second digit indicates model; 7=LandRover.
The third digit indicates distination; 0=HomeMarket, 3=LHD Export,
4=LHD CKD, 6=RHD Export, 7=RHD CKD.
The fourth digit indicates the sanction period; 6=late 1955 for service.
The last five digits starting with 00001 indicates the serial number.

1955-61
A nine digit chassis numbering system
The first digit on all models =1.
The second and third digit are in pairs in the following sequence indicating
model and specification; Series I models= 11-35, Series II models= 41-70.
The fourth digit indicates the year;6=1956, 7=1957, as laters.
The last five digits starting with 00001 indicates the serial number.

1962-79
Eight digit chassis numbering system with sufix letters.
The first, second and third digits indicate the model and specification.
The sequence 241-354= Series II models, 901-965= Series III models.
The last five digits starting 00001 indicate the serial number.
Design modifications are shown by the suffix letters which assist when
servicing.
NB. The year of model-year of manufacture have no identification digit.

1980-Date
All these years have the conventional Vehicle Identification Number
(V.I.N).

Chassis Number Locationg:

80in chassis numbers
These can be found on the nearside engine mounting and on the brass plate
on the nearside of the bulkhead (the latter were positioned inside the
cab on later models).

86in and 107in chassis numbers
These can be found on the bulkhead inside vehicle and on the right hand
front spring hanger.

88in and 109in chassis numbers
These can be found on the bulkhead inside vehicles and on the right hand
front spring hanger.


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