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Copper Ring Water Pump to Thermostat Housing

Copper Ring Water Pump to Thermostat Housing


Application: Series One with 1.6 or 2 litre petrol engine. Series Two with 2 litre petrol engine.
Description: Copper ring to support 'O' ring between water pump and thermostat housing.
Approximate dimensions: outside diameter 16mm(0.63"), inside diameter 11mm(0.43"), height 7.5mm(0.3")
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Sealing Ring Water Pump to Cylinder Head

Sealing Ring Water Pump to Cylinder Head


Application: Series 1 1.6ltr & 2.0Ltr and Series 2A/3 2.6ltr petrol engines.
Description: Thick rubber sealing ring between water pump and cylinder head.
Approximate dimensions: internal diameter 13mm (1/2"), outside diameter 24mm (0.95"), thickness 5.3mm (0.2")
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Nut and Bolt Kit for Propshafts

Nut and Bolt Kit for Propshafts


Application: Series 1, Series 2, Series 2A, Series 3 Land Rovers. All Defenders, Classic Range Rover, Range Rover 2 (38A), Discovery 1 and Discovery 2.

Description: Set of four 3/8UNF x 1.125" long bolts plus four short nyloc nuts.
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Gasket Set for Series Gearboxes

Gasket Set for Series Gearboxes


Application: Series 1, Series 2 & 3 with 4 or 6 cylinder engines.
Description: Set of replacement gaskets for main and transfer gearboxes. Does NOT include seals.
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Oil Seal Set for Gearbox

Oil Seal Set for Gearbox


Application: Series 1, 2 & 3 with 4 or 6 cylinder engine.
Description: Set of oil seals and 'O' rings for main and transfer gearboxes. Includes seals for selector shafts.
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Replacement Condensor for Lucas 25D

Replacement Condensor for Lucas 25D


Application: Lucas 25D 4cylinder distributor as fitted to Series 2A and early Series 3 petrol engines.Also used on late Series 1 engines.

Description: No longer Lucas boxed condensor as the Lucas ones have a different connector on lead now that makes fixing ackward. So now sourcing from good after market source to original style of Lucas unit!

Approximate dimensions: overall diameter 17mm (0.67 inches), lead 57mm (2.24 inches).

Original part numbers 269988, 245007. DCB101, GSC101

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Bottom Hose

Bottom Hose


Application: all Series 1 models.

Description: Reproduction bottom for Series 1. Can be cut to suit top hose 268037.

Approximate dimensions: inside diameter 28mm(1.1"), overall length 35cm(13.8").
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Contact Breakers Lucas 25D

Contact Breakers Lucas 25D


Application: Lucas 25D 4cylinder distributor as fitted to Series 2A and early Series 3 petrol engines, also used on late Series 1 engines with the DM2 distributor.

Description: Lucas boxed contact breaker set also known as 'points'.

Original part number 269987.

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Throttle Linkage

Throttle Linkage


Application: Series2A and Series 3 with 4 cylinder petrol engine.

Description: Adjustable throttle linkage, clips on to ball joints both ends. Adjusting rod and nuts are threaded 2BA. Fits to balls 535168 and 1481L

Approximate dimensioons: Overall length 88mm(3.5")

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Recommended Lubricants

Our revised lists are now spread over several pages, so please follow the relevant link for your model.  

Dingocroft stocks Penrite Oils, Comma Oils and Land Rover branded oils where available.

See below for lubrication of minor components and further information on Penrite Oils.

 Follow the links for 
Series 1 to 3
1948  to 1984 
1983 onwards 
Range Rover Classic
1972 to 1994
Range Rover 38A 1995 to 2001 
Range Rover Generation 3 2002 onwards 
Range Rover Sport 2005 onwards
Discovery 1 1989 to 1998 
Discovery 2 1998 to 2004 
Discovery 3 2005 onwards 
Freelander 1 1998 to 2007 
Freelander 2 2007 onwards

Minor Components

Steering Box and Relay: Steering Box Lube
Swivel Joints: Semi Fluid Grease 
Propshaft UJ's and Sliding Joints:High Melt Grease
Ball Joints:Graphite Grease

Penrite notes for lubrication recommendations- 1920-1970


Original recommendations used to specify both a summer and winter grade.

The Penrite listing is based on climatic conditions up to 25 degrees C.

For conditions greater than 25 degrees C, a heavier oil may be substituted.

This may also depend on the condition of the engine (See Engine).

Oil recommendations assume engines are in good mechanical condition.

For engines that are worn or are suffering from oil consumption problems, a grade heavier than that listed may be used. (If a heavier grade is being used, then it may be necessary to re-adjust the oil pressure release valve).

For engines that have run on non detergent type oils the Shelsley equivalent of the listed grade may be used. This oil may also be used in vehicles that have a total loss oiling system.

Classic 20w/50 engine oil is available for vehicles of the 1960's and 1970's that may not necessarily need the high performance characteristics of HPR 20w/60.

A semi synthetic HPR 15w/60 multigrade is available for late model multivalve, multicam, computer managed engines. For 'modern classics' requiring a fully synthetic oil use Penrite Classic Full Synthetic 10w/50.


Gear box oil 30 and 40 are designed for use in manual, overdrive and pre-selector gear boxes, replacing engine oils which were used extensively during the fifties and sixties.

Like engine oils, the grade listed covers climatic conditions up to 25 degrees C, and where a 40 weight is specified, is due to peculiarities of the gear box fitted. Modern strength EP (Extreme Pressure) gear oils are not recommended for gear boxes covering this period.


For vintage vehicles up to the early thirties, straight gear oils of GL1 type /performance (eg: Transoil 90) are recommended. Climate and wear conditions can determine grade used.

From the thirties through to mid 1960, MILD EP is recommended where a GL3 type oil is specified.

Post 1960 vehicles which call for an EP90 type gear oil, the Penrite equivalent is Hypoid 80w/90.

For vehicles subjected to temperatures in excess of 25 degrees C, or that are showing signs of extreme wear, then Hypoid 85w/140 may be used as an alternative to Hypoid 80w/90.

Use Limslip 85w/140 for Limited Slip Differentials.


For vintage type steering boxes (worm and wheel) use Steering Box Lube.

For rack and pinion type steering, use MILD EP.


Cooling Systems:               Use corrosion inhibitor for all year use. May also be used to enhance anti-corrosion properties of proprietary anti-freeze.

Carb Dashpots:                                  For non-damped SU carbs use Carburettor Dash Pot Oil.

                                                               For damped SU carbs use Carburettor Damper Oil.

Leaf Springs:                                       Use a penetrating oil or engine oil.Graphite Grease may also                                                              be used between the leaves during assembly.

Handbrake Cables:                             Use Graphite Grease.

Shackle Pins:                                      Use Graphite Grease.

Wheel Hubs:                                       Use High Melt Bearing Grease.

Water Pump:                                       Use Water Pump Grease.

Prop Shaft Universal Joints:               Use Graphite Grease.

Prop Shaft Sliding Joints:                    Use High Melt Bearing Grease.

Grease Nipples:                                 Use Graphite Grease.

Shock Absorbers-Piston:                  Use Shock Oil 1 or Shock Oil 2 for fast road and competition use.

Shock Absorbers-Vane:                     Use Transoil 140 in Luvax vane type shock absorbers.

Long Term Lay Up:                         Use Storage Protection Supplement.

Engine Build Up Protection:               Use Camshaft Assembly Lube.

General Chassis Lubrication:               Use Semi-Fluid Grease.

Automatic Chassis Lubrication:               Use Transoil 90 in Luvax-Bijur one shot systems.


"Information supplied is issued in good faith but Penrite Oil Company Ltd cannot be held responsible for effects arising."

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Vacuum Advance Unit - DVX4A type

Vacuum Advance Unit - DVX4A type


Application: Series 1 from 1948 to 1953 with Lucas DVX4A distributor.

Description: High quality reproduction vacuum advance unit.

Approximate dimensions: Overall length 101.6mm(4"), overall diamter 65mm(2.6"), mounting centres 32.6mm(1.28")

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Bendix Sleeve - SAer1 Starter

Bendix Sleeve - SAer1 Starter


Application: Lucas M418 starter to 1954.

Description: Reproduction bendix sleeve for starter. Ineer and outer steel tubes with rubber sandwich.

Approximate dimensions: Overall length 51mm(2"), outside diameter 40mm(1.6"), inside dimater 16.4mm(0.65")

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5/16" diameter Copper Pipe - per inch



Application: Series 1 fuel pipe and brake pipe.

Description: 5/16" outside diameter hard copper pipe. Suitable for use with either fuel or brake fluid. We sell this by the inch,but if you want a full 25' roll contact us by phone or email for a quote.

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Nut for Fuel Pipe 5/16

Nut for Fuel Pipe 5/16


Application: Series 1 with petrol engine.

Description: Brass female nut 1/4"BSP for use with 3136 solder-on nipple on 5/16" diameter copper pipe.

Approximate dimensions: Nut is 16mm(5/8") across flats.

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Air Hose - Air Cleaner to Carburrettor

Air Hose - Air Cleaner to Carburrettor


Application: Series 2 and Series 3 models with 4 cylinder petrol engine.

Description: Reproduction air intake hose.

Approximate dimensions: Overall length 42.5cm(16.7"), inside diameter 64mm(2.5")

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Top Hose Series 1

Top Hose Series 1


Application: Series 1 models with petrol engine.

Description: Reproduction top hose.

Approximate dimensions: Overall length round bend is 15.7cm(6.2"), inside diameter 28mm(1.1"), outside diameter 37mm(1.5")

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Intermediate Shaft - Transfer Box

Intermediate Shaft - Transfer Box


Application: Series 2a from suffix ;B' onwards and Series 3.

Description: Reproduction support shaft for intermediate gear cluster in transfer box.

Approximate dimensions: Overall length 15.7cm(6.2"), outside diameter 1.675"(42.5mm)

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Reverse Idler Gear

Reverse Idler Gear


Application: Series 2 suffix B onwards part syncomesh gearboxes, approximately 1964 to 1971.

Description: Italian made reproduction idler gear with 2 gear sets, 16 teeth and 19 teeth. Fitted with brass bush.

Approximate dimensions: Overall diameter 70.2mm(2.76"), inside diameter 20.6mm(0.81"), length 30.8mm(1.21")

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