Some fender trimming was necessary...
Some fender trimming was necessary to mount the Toyota steering box to the Rover frame. Beyond the box, all the steering components are from OTT Industries, including the pitman arm, steering arms, tie rod, and drag link.
A custom front bumper protects...
A custom front bumper protects the vulnerable front fenders and houses a Warn 8275 winch wrapped in Rockstomper synthetic winch line.
The front axle was sourced...
The front axle was sourced from an '85 Toyota pickup. The axle bolted right up to the stock Rover springs using an Inchworm U-bolt flip kit. The front differential is a factory Toyota electric locker with 5.29 gears.
The narrow width of the Rover...
The narrow width of the Rover makes it an easy fit through tight sections of the trail.
Like the front, the rear axle...
Like the front, the rear axle was sourced from an '85 Toyota pickup. The spring perches needed to be moved to line up with the stock Rover springs, but that was not an issue since the perches already had to be modified to rotate the pinion to accommodate the CV driveshaft.
The rear differential is a...
The rear differential is a Toyota electric locker unit with 5.29 gears and an Inchworm Motor Guard for the locker actuator.
The rolling stock consists...
The rolling stock consists of 34x9.5 Super Swamper TSLs on factory Toyota rims. The tires stuff nicely under the Rover's fenders and maintain that tall-and-narrow British look.
A cargo rack on the custom-built...
A cargo rack on the custom-built rollcage holds camping and recovery gear. Stoffregen sells the custom hitch-mounted barbecue grill through his company Stoffregen Motorsports.
|Year/Make/Model: ||’57 Land Rover Series I |
|Owner: ||Matt Stoffregen |
|Engine: ||2.4L 22RE OHC inline |
|Aspiration: ||Stock EFI |
|Transmission: ||W56 five-speed |
|Transfer Case: ||RF1A w/5:1 gears |
|Axles: ||Toyota 8-inch w/factory |
|Ring-and-pinion: ||5.29 |
|Front Suspension: ||Stock Rover springs, |
Rancho RS9000 shocks
|Rear Suspension: ||Stock Rover springs, |
Rancho RS5000 shocks
|Tires/Wheels: ||34x9.5R15 Super Swamper |
TSLs/Toyota 15x7 steel