Land Rover Conversion

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173 Engine with HQ - HZ Sump fitted to Series I Land Rover.  "We got a 173 red motor off of one of dads cousins on king island. Apparently this is a fairly common conversion.". Photo by Tom Kelly. Click to Enlargen.

Land Rover Conversion:

Holden Engines were often installed into Land Rovers. The combination was a great success.

Adapter Plate:

An Adapter Plate is used to connect the Holden Engine to the Land Rover Gearbox.  

 

173 Engine with HQ - HZ Sump fitted to Series I Land Rover. "Check out the massive adaptor plate between the Landy 4 speed bell housing and the 173. The 'gear stick' in the foreground controls the PTO (power take off), implements are able to mounted in the tray on on the draw bar and driven by the Landrovers engine.".  Photo by Tom Kelly. Click to Enlargen.

 

202 Holden Engine in Land Rover.  Photo by Roscoe1. Click to Enlargen.
 
186 in a swb 1965 Series 2A (Holden radiator used). Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.
 
186 in a 1974 Series 3 SWB. (Torana radiator used so front cross member not cut out to allow Land Rover radiator to move forward).  Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.
 
186 in a 1974 Series 3 SWB. (Torana radiator used so front cross member not cut out to allow Land Rover radiator to move forward). Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.
 
186 in a swb 1965 Series 2A Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.
 
186 in a swb 1965 Series 2A Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.

 

Holden Starfire Four in 1965 Series 2A.  Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.
Holden Starfire Four in 1965 Series 2A.  Photo by Mick88. Click to Enlargen.

 

Links:

Land Rover Site

Conversion Info

Thread 1

Tom Kelly's Shed

Sumps

Detailed Install

Terms:

Terms

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