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Series Land Rovers, Options

Over the years, Land Rover offered a number of dealer options for Land Rovers sold in North America. Among the more popular were free-wheeling hubs, winches, the Canadian made Kodiak heater, and overdrives. This page links to scanned images of a number of advertisements and instructions for some of these options.

Should you have copies of any old promotional material for other Land Rover options, or fitting and operating instructions, xerox copies or scanned images would be greatly appreciated. Much of this material has been lost and few copies continue to exist. Parts listings and diagrams help other enthusiasts keep their equipment functional. Pictures of various options, where any other material is unavailable, would also be very much appreciated. Paper copy can be sent to Dixon Kenner at 538 Kirkwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Z 5X1, or images (jpegs preferably) to


There were several types of freewheeling hubs fitted to Land Rovers through the fifties sixties and seventies. One of the most common was the Warn Lock-O-Matic freewheeling hubs.



There were several different types of winches fitted to Series vehicles through the late 1940's through late 1960's. These included capstan, and mechanical winches. Electric winches did not come into common use until the mid-late 1960s


Hand Throttles


Over the years Land Rover issued a number of optional parts catalogues

LR Optional Parts Catalogue (PDF) as issued in 1962 and later revised for the Series II and IIA in 1965.

Dormobile Options Brochure, 1971


Images used on these pages have been supplied from a variety of sources besides my own collection. Ted Rose of Ottawa, Ontario; Chris Evans of New Zealand; Peter McKelvey of Saint John New Brunswick; Alan Richer of Boston Mass.; Bruce Fowler of Unity Maine; Carsten Rosebrock of Germany; Martin Rothman of Ottawa, Ontario and James Potter of Los Alamos New Mexico, and Carl E. Kruger have also supplied images and material found here.

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