Specific: The Landrover 109
shown is fitted with a Sylvania Automatic Telephone
Historical: The shown series III model was
introduced in October 1971. Most important changes was a all-new
synchromesh gearbox, and a 9½ inch clutch formerly fitted to only the
diesel and 6-cylinder models became standard across the range. Stronger
half shafts were also introduced to the long wheelbase model. A new
brake system was fitted with revised brake drums, re-routed brake pipes
and a translucent brake fluid reservoir. to ease inspection.
External the recognition point for the new model was the new silver grey
ABS radiator grille replacing the galvanised wire mesh of earlier
models. A circular heater inlet appeared on the nearside wing just ahead
of the front door.
A "High Capacity"
version with a GVW of 3.020 kg was introduced in march 1982.
Made in many variants like anti-tank, missile carrier and
ambulance by outside contractors.
Even halftrack- and 6 x 6 versions have been made.
Length: 4.56 m (177 inches).
Width: 1.63 m (63 inches).
Height: 2.41 m (94 inches).
Weight: 2.700 kg (5.940 lb.).
Engine: Land Rover 4-cylinder, 2.286 cm3 (139 cubic
inches) displacement, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 59 at 4.000 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: 2-speed.
Electrical system: 12/24 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic, servo-assisted.
Tyres: 7.50 - 16.
without preparation: N/A.
with preparation: 0.7 m (27 inches).
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 90 liter (20 gallons).
Range: 350 km (218 miles).
Additional: Eberspächer heater type D4L
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