# The Land Rover Quiz

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Take a quiz on the Series 2 Land Rover, see if you know your 2's from your 2a's, regulars from your county's, and your marine blue from your deep bronze green!

• 1.

### In what year did Land Rover officially launch the series 2 model?

• A.

1957

• B.

1958

• C.

1959

• D.

1960

B. 1958
Explanation
Land Rover officially launched the series 2 model in 1958.

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• 2.

### The bodies of Series Land rovers are made of 'Birmabright aluminium alloy'. What metal is added to the aluminium to make this alloy?

• A.

Copper

• B.

Tin

• C.

Magnesium

• D.

Zinc

C. Magnesium
Explanation
Magnesium is added to the aluminium to make the Birmabright aluminium alloy. This alloy is used in the bodies of Series Land Rovers. The addition of magnesium helps to improve the strength and corrosion resistance of the aluminium, making it suitable for use in automotive applications.

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• 3.

### What is the overall length of a Series 2 88" regular, according to factory drawings?

• A.

150.3in

• B.

145.65in

• C.

142.56

• D.

141.28in

C. 142.56
Explanation
According to factory drawings, the overall length of a Series 2 88" regular is 142.56 inches.

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• 4.

### What is the turning circle of a standard series 2 88" on 6.00x16 wheels?

• A.

36ft

• B.

38ft

• C.

40ft

• D.

45ft

B. 38ft
Explanation
The turning circle of a standard series 2 88" on 6.00x16 wheels is 38ft. This means that the vehicle requires an area with a diameter of 38ft to complete a full 360-degree turn.

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• 5.

### In what year did Land Rover move the headlamps to the front of the wings, for ALL models?

• A.

1969

• B.

1970

• C.

1971

• D.

1972

A. 1969
Explanation
In 1969, Land Rover moved the headlamps to the front of the wings for all models. This means that before 1969, the headlamps were located elsewhere on the vehicle.

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• 6.

### Regular servicing should inlude checking the tappet clearances, so you should know what  they are set at, when at normal running temperature?

• A.

0.20mm

• B.

0.25mm

• C.

0.30mm

• D.

0.31mm

B. 0.25mm
Explanation
Regular servicing of a vehicle should include checking the tappet clearances. Tappet clearances refer to the gap between the tappet and the valve stem in an engine. It is important to know what these clearances are set at when the engine is at normal running temperature. The correct answer is 0.25mm, which means that the tappet clearances should be set at 0.25mm when the engine is at normal running temperature during regular servicing.

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• 7.

### What fuse rating is used in the standard bulkhead mounted fuse box?

• A.

10 amp

• B.

15 amp

• C.

25 amp

• D.

35 amp

D. 35 amp
Explanation
The correct answer is 35 amp. The standard bulkhead mounted fuse box requires a fuse rating of 35 amp. This rating indicates the maximum amount of current that the fuse can handle before it blows and breaks the circuit. It is important to use the correct fuse rating to protect the electrical system and prevent damage from excessive current flow.

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• 8.

### In what year was the Series 2 Land Rover club formed?

• A.

1982

• B.

1984

• C.

1985

• D.

1986

B. 1984
Explanation
The correct answer is 1984. The Series 2 Land Rover club was formed in 1984.

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• 9.

### What is the sump lubricant total capacity of a standard 2.25 4cyl petrol engine?

• A.

10 pints

• B.

11 pints

• C.

12.5 pints

• D.

13 pints

B. 11 pints
Explanation
The correct answer is 11 pints. This refers to the total capacity of the sump lubricant in a standard 2.25 4cyl petrol engine. The sump lubricant is responsible for lubricating the engine's moving parts and reducing friction. It is important to maintain the proper level of lubricant to ensure optimal engine performance and longevity. In this case, the engine requires 11 pints of sump lubricant to function effectively.

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• 10.

### How often should the slow running adjustment be set on the carb, of a standard 2.25 4cyl?

• A.

2000 miles

• B.

4000 miles

• C.

6000 miles

• D.

When it wont run properly

B. 4000 miles
Explanation
The slow running adjustment on the carburetor of a standard 2.25 4cyl should be set every 4000 miles. This adjustment is necessary to ensure that the engine runs smoothly at idle and low speeds. By setting it at regular intervals, the carburetor can be fine-tuned to maintain optimal performance and fuel efficiency. Waiting until the engine doesn't run properly may result in poor idle quality and decreased overall performance. Therefore, setting the adjustment every 4000 miles is recommended.

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• 11.

### In what year did the Series 2a Land Rover replace the Series 2 Land Rover, was it...

• A.

1959

• B.

1961

• C.

1965

• D.

1969

B. 1961
Explanation
The correct answer is 1961. In this year, the Series 2a Land Rover replaced the Series 2 Land Rover.

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