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Land Rover Units


Ivor Searle has been at the forefront of engine and major unit remanufacturing for over 70 years and the Land Rover/Range Rover brands are familiar to the highly skilled team at our factory. 

We will be attending two major shows dedicated to Land Rovers in 2019. The Kelmarsh Land Rover Show in July and Land Rover Owner International Show in September will see experts from Ivor Searle on hand to give show goers the best advice when it comes to solving engine, gearbox or turbo related problems for classic and later Land Rover models.

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Put simply, a reconditioned engine is one that has been stripped down either partially or fully, cleaned and possibly had some damaged components replaced prior to being rebuilt. It’s not always the case, however, that the engine has been disassembled but the term is still used.
 
In marked contrast, a remanufactured engine, cylinder head, gearbox or turbo from Ivor Searle has been returned to the vehicle manufacturer’s original factory specification through an extensive, audited process.  As a result, remanufactured units provide levels of performance, reliability and lifespan that are equal to and, in many instances exceed, those of the original. 
 
Of great importance is the fact that a remanufactured engine must conform to BSI AU 257:2002. This is a British Standard Automobile Series Code of Practice that applies to the remanufacturing of internal combustion engines.  This standard, which Ivor Searle helped to develop, fully details the procedures and operations for the remanufacturing of both spark (petrol) and compression ignition (diesel) engines. 
 
These processes include the detailed inspection and checking of components against manufacturer tolerances. Key parts, including pistons and ring sets, big and small end bearings and bushes, as well as gaskets, seals, timing chains and drive belts are all required to be renewed, while items such as tensioners and dampers are also inspected and replaced if necessary.
 
Further important operations, such as intensive cleaning, crack testing machined components and the deburring of reworked oil pathways are also undertaken to ensure the original specification of the engine is achieved with full reliability. 
In addition to having all key clearances, tolerances and end floats checked after assembly, the standard also requires remanufactured engines to be checked for oil pressure and compression.

All Ivor Searle remanufactured TD5 engines feature a new AMC head, which has a thicker walled fuel rail to help prevent cracking. TDV6 engines have modification work carried out to the block to prevent crankshaft cracks and breakages. 200TDI/300TDI Turbos upon request can be built with stepped gap piston ring and 360 degree bearings.

For added peace of mind, remanufactured engines built by Ivor Searle also have their own unique serial number, which provides an audit trail for all components that have been renewed, as well the remanufacturing completion date and test records. The business also overs an unbeatable warranty service on all its products.

Don’t settle for second best – buy ‘reman’ !

When it comes to problems with classic or modern Land Rover engines, cylinder heads, turbos and gearboxes, there’s nothing worse than your pride and joy being off the road and the prospect of a major expense. You may be tempted to search online for reconditioned items but why settle for second best when there’s a remanufactured solution?

Ivor Searle sells remanufactured engines, cylinder heads, gearboxes and turbochargers for up to 40% less than buying brand new. It sells only through approved trade outlets, so members of the public are invited to contact their nearest motor factor for prices. The list below shows the current product range available to order with more units being added, so it's always best to make an enquiry for the latest updates.

To find out more about our range of Land Rover and Range Rover major units

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