Bought an FFR Defender 110 from a dealer a few years ago and would be fascinated to know if anyone can tell me its history. I've tried various searches but my google fu is letting me down. For info, EMLRA don't do history tracing anymore, it's just an e-mail to a certain department making a Freedom of Information request. The vehicles are all stored in pallets in dry storage ready for immediate delivery. Land Rover VIN ... Free Registration Online . It all ties in with the chassis number and build date of 03/12/63. Unfortunately the bulkhead has pretty much fallen off so we're into rebuild territory... Approx the same year as the civvy reg plates, so around 91 or 92. Luckily my cousin is doing his uni work placement at Gaydon so hopefully tomorrow he can look it up and tell me the actual build date and we might be able to get age related plates. the first 2 being the year identity, that's a very unusual reg for a 2A LR, would expect it to be in the earlier ranges like EF or FG.   You cannot paste images directly.   Your link has been automatically embedded. My S3 on FM plates was built December '74 - but didn't enter service until August '78 - it spent 4 years sitting in a Central Vehicle Depot. If you do have special requirements regarding font size, spacing, letter/number alteration or any other issues, email to us directly or place your special requirements in the notes/comments field at the bottom of this page. just coming to the final stages of my landrover lightweight 2a rebuild just wondering were i can find the original military number plate number from and the history of the vehicle? If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. War Department number (e.g. Military ERM from Chassis Number We have a large amount of vehicles within our database and can sometimes assist in obtaining vehicle details by chassis number. Ex military Land Rover Series III 88 The “light weight” or 88” series III is a versatile Land Rover that is still current in military service. snailracer, January 16, 2013 in Military Forum. You can post now and register later. Anyone got any ideas? LandyZone is the biggest Land Rover forum on the net. http://www.lro.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=41178. Try us out NOW! the AS-90 0–999. ER contract was 1966, FG contract 1968, HG contract was early 80's. I did find one reference to the number being coded so that the first number is the year (62) the letters are the regiment/unit (LK) and the next number is just a number (68). Second thing I was told is the are related plate issued would relate to the age they have shown on their systems which for me is where the real fun begins as their super system says 55 FM 58 was built in 1975 whereas the Gaydon records show a build date of December 1973!!   Pasted as rich text. Welcome to the Land Rover UK Forums You are currently viewing the site as a guest and some content may not be available to you. We have managed to get age related plates using a Gaydon letter but that was a few months ago. Series 1 Registration Numbers: Australian Defence Force Vehicles. The following is a partial listing of FV ("fighting vehicle") numbers as used by the British Army. You can apply to Gaydon for a history certificate which DVLA will accept as proof of age. Discussion in 'alt.fan.landrover' started by john smith, Feb 26 ... > age of vehicle from chassis number or military reg and how to register > it. Registration is quick and easy and will give you full access to the site and allow you to ask questions or make comments and join in on the conversation. Before the war Rover had produced luxury cars which were not in demand in the immediate post-war period and raw materials were strictly rationed to those companies building construction or industrial equipment, or products that could be widely exported to earn crucial foreign exchange for the country. I have noticed a huge amount were in the KA-KG range - including the one I used when in the Army...! I've looked up the chassis number and I'm pretty sure its early 60's. 34192 1975, Lightweight Series 3 GS Electrical Contacts – What’s Connected to What Guide, Fault finding the 90-amp 24-volt generator. Additionally, you can find the VIN at various locations on your car. MOD 'civilian' office workers) and did the actual ordering/purchasing of the vehicles. RAN, RAAF and Army: Series 2 & 2A ARNs: Organised by ARN I think they charge around £25 . The Series 3 remained in production until 1985. Cookies Welcome Guest. Most people refer to any coil sprung 1984 onwards Land Rover as a Defender, and it is a lot easier than typing "Ninety and One Ten". Is this right? Paste as plain text instead, × Lightweight Land Rover Chassis Number Decoder; Military Registration Numbers; Obtaining the history of your Military Land Rover; Pre Production History; Replacement Parts Cost Guide; The History of Lightweight Land Rover; Club Information. tried the DVLA they just talked a load of b*ll*cks when is asked them. A bit of insider knowledge the 2 letters relate to the area that it was registered in. Info is on EMLRA but you do need to joint up. Land Rover Registrations : Land Rover Contracts and Numbers: Information about the number of Land Rovers ordered, built and in the ARN database. Age related plates might be fun with the "new look" DVLA!! I've tried various searches but my google fu is letting me down. × Decode. Mine has a "Y" reg plate currently reflecting the cast date of 1982. In the early 1980s, Land Rover embarked on a £200 million investment programme that quickly produced the Stage 1 Land Rover and the 4-door Range Rover.The programme finished with replacements for the Series 3 in the form of the 110" Land Rover in 1983, and the 90" Land Rover in 1984. I bought it with no documents however it has a chassis number, that corrisponds to the number on the bulk head and a plate on the side of the drivers side seat box with information on the vehicles military registration, what make and model it is followed by two different serial numbers. Check Land Rover identification number and get vehicle history report. I asked DVLA about getting the correct age related plate for the build year of 1973 - took a good half a dozen attempts before I got hold of some one who actually knew vaguely what they were talking about (no surpisre there then! Registering is free and easy just click here, we hope to see you on the forums soon! Now in Rutland red on the outside, when it was demobbed the next owners Ramco had it painted red. The first two numbers and the last two numbers are just the vehcile number in that contract. Ex MOD Land Rovers, Military Vehicles, Earth Moving Plant for Sale, Tender, Auction Sales, Online Auctions. All LW were made for military there was no civilian variant in UK, Spain did make a variant under licence years ago called the Santana Ligero. Check your Land Rover history. Oh - and from the RLC records she spent a few years in storage at Ashchurch before being issued to 216 (Tyne Tees) SqnRCT(V) where she stayed until cast from Ruddington in 1982. Where the MOD has/had office-based civil service run offices (i.e. having now got the service history for mine it ties in with the build date Gaydon supplied so I too have to argue with DVLA to get age related plates. API . A brief history: The Defender first entered UK military service in 1985, in both long and short wheelbase forms. Is this right? they will also sell you a copy of the B card. Shop with confidence on eBay! I also cannot find any reference to LK being used on plates. Registration is quick and easy and will give you full access to the site and allow you to ask questions or make comments and join in on the conversation. The Registry of Ex Military Land Rovers was formed in around 1996 to collect information about how Army Land Rovers that people had restored should have looked, from colours, to fittings and markings it was all collated, and eventually made into a website for all to see and benefit form the research done. For anyone interested in the Air-Portable Lightweight Land Rover and other military vehicles. As an amendment to my earlier post - DVLA apparently (so they tell me) - no longer accept a Gaydon certificate but require a letter from a relevant club official on headed paper. Some vehicles do not have FV numbers (e.g. I did find one reference to the number being coded so that the first number is the year (62) the letters are the regiment/unit (LK) and the next number is just a number (68). Land Rover Register 1948 – 1953 Welcome to the Home Page of the Land Rover Register. Please fill in the form below for a research request, although we do not charge for this we do recommend a donation of £5 (Donations are non-refundable). military reg numbers didn;t get into the LK range, the format changed completely, instead of 2 numbers/2 letters/2 numbers now it's 2 letters/2 numbers/2 letters. Registration of ex-military vehicle. The Land Rover series I, II, and III (commonly referred to as series Land Rovers, to distinguish them from later models), or simply the Land-Rover, are compact British off-road vehicles, produced by the Rover Company since 1948, and later by British Leyland.Though unapologetically inspired by the World War II jeep, the Land Rover immediately distinguished itself from all other cars. Upload or insert images from URL. It's a left-hand-drive hard top and had been used by the DSA at one stage. L/R DESPATCH RECORDS. We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Rather important as next year she qualifies for road tax exemption based on Gaydons data!! Articles for individual vehicles can be linked to by creating a redirect to the article if not titled by the registration number directly (a lot of tractor and steam ones use the serial number in the title main article title with the make). Here you will find some details about vehicles in the Military Lightweight register. ), First thing I was told is they will no longer recognize a certificate from Gaydon - you must have an age verification letter from a DVLA recognized authority - in my case the MVT - on the proper headed paper, This can take a few months to get - been waiting 2 now just to hear when they are likely to be able to do it as it is a volunteer service and they have to find someone relatively local to where the vehicle is. We make these plates according to your specification! EMLRA can no longer provide the history search - you can try a Freedom of information request but with a vehicle this old you will have better luck writing to the RLC museum who hold all the old "B" vehicle record cards and getting a report from them as to it's service history. I also cannot find any reference to LK being used on plates. We have a series 2a FFR that is currently registered as 1971. This article is a list of vehicles indexed by their registration number. Land Rover Register 1948-1953 database extracts Year Chassis No Engine No Registration No Despatched In Despatched Out Land Rover Register Database Comments 1948 01 01 HUE166 11/03/1948 11/03/1948 DESPATCHED TO EXPERIMENTAL DEPT @ ROVER CO THEN TO WILLIAM FRANCIS ADCOCK, DAISY FARM, ASHOW, KENILWORTH. The Land Rover was conceived by the Rover Company in 1947 during the aftermath of World War II. Welcome to the Land Rover UK Forums You are currently viewing the site as a guest and some content may not be available to you. So not only do I have to convince them that she qualifies for an age related plate I also have to prove one of their monkeys input the wrong damned build date onto the system to start with!! Owning a Land Rover is on everyone's wish list of cars to buy. BTW - KA-KG and LV were Liverpool civilian registration numbers and FM and TU were Chester - before the 2001 - 51 regs came out. Military Registration Numbers Buyers Guide For Lightweight Land Rover Displaying your vehicle. Not sure if they are still doing this service. A special edition Defender Works V8, with 400 bhp (298 kW), was announced in January 2018. the letters give the year KG on mine being around 1986/7 so LK being earlier?, definitive answer probably through a search through emlra but you have to join up. Military Registration Numbers. the military reg number should be on the military ident plate on dash or end of the seat box. The military Reg is 62LK68. Are you sure its not EK which would be correct for a 60's 2A demobbed in 1971? CM4242313 was on General Crerar’s jeep in June 1944). The Register’s purpose is to further interest in and provide members with information, advice and assistance on matters connected with early Land Rovers. Where To Find The Vehicle Identification Number Tag How to use this vehicle identification number information to decode your Land Rover VIN number: First, either find your VIN number on your vehicle registration or car title or in vehicle maintenance records from your dealer. Display as a link instead, × if it's military green or plain white a good chance of it being ex mountain rescue vehicle. any help ill be apprieciated. The model including the Freelander, Range Rover Sport, Defender, Discovery etc are all top quality 4x4 vehicles. From further rooting - appears it is now a little more complicated and has changed since 'my day'. × My 110 is ex RAF and the 2 letters are KL. The two letters are the contract which dates the plate. The last Land Rover Defender, rolled off the production line, with the number plate H166 HUE, a reference to the first ever pre-production Land Rover, registration 'HUE 166'. Now its a case of trying to get age related plates from the DVLA, and maybe have a look into the vehicle military history, DVLA should issue a age related plate provided you can give documentary evidence of the original build date & military release from service date evidence. Locally to me - this includes Liverpool - KA-KG and LV and Chester - FM, TU etc. Please fill in the form below for a research request, although we do not charge for this we do recommend a donation of £5 (Donations are non-refundable). Contact RLC and for a price they should be able to give you the military number from the chassis number. Bulkhead under the bonnet still is and interior panels under the trim are also. Our aims as a club are: To help preserve the number of vehicles being kept alive. 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