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Many of our parts are listed with chassis number details of when a certain part was fitted to certain vehicles.

It is important to confirm your vehicle's chassis number when looking for parts to help ensure you receive the correct part to suit your model & model year.


Please Note: This section is intended as a general guide. This information can vary on some vehicles
Off-Road Rovers will not accept responsibility for any mistakes or misplaced orders due to this information.


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Where to locate your vehicle's chassis number

Your V5 Registration document, also known as a log book, should usually show your chassis (VIN) number. 
It is also fixed to your vehicle in various locations depending on model of vehicle.


For example:

Defender 90, 110, 130 models
Found in the front lefthand corner of the windscreen
On Chassis ID plate fixed to the top of the brake pedal box in the engine compartment
Stamped into the righthand outside of the chassis ahead of the spring mounting turret


Range Rover Classics & P38
On the Chassis plate on the front panel near the bonnet catch      
Found in the lefthand front corner of the windscreen
Stamped into the right hand outside chassis member ahead of the front spring mounting turret
Some late Classics had their VIN stamped into the righthand rear chassis outrigger
.

Discovery 1 & 2 
On the Chassis plate on the front panel near the bonnet catch      
Found in the front corner of the windscreen
Stamped into the right hand outside of chassis member ahead of the front spring mounting turret



A Guide to chassis number information


 

   Digit
      1 Geographic Region      S  Europe
      2 Country of manufacture      A  United Kingdom
      3 Manufacturer      L  Land Rover
   4 & 5 Vehicle model     LB  Series 3, Stage 1 V8, airportable(lightweight)
                              LD  90, 110 & later Defender
                              LH  Range Rover Classic
                               LJ  Discovery
                               LN  Freelander Mk1
                               LP  Range Rover P38 1995 on
                               LT  Discovery Series 2
      6 Wheelbase length      A  Series 88" Range Rover 100"
     C  Series 109" and 1 ton models
     G  100"
     H  110" and 147"
     K  127"
     M  Special vehicle
     R  110"
     S  Military 110"
     V  92.3"
      7  Body type   
     A  Truck cab, Hard top, soft top (canvas)
     B  3 Door station wagon, Freelander 5 door
     E  2 Door crew cab
     F  4 Door crew cab (double cab)
H or A  High capacity pick up
     M  5 Door Station wagon
     R  Range Rover Monteverdi
    8 Engine type
     B  2.5ltr, 4 cylinder, Turbo diesel
     C  2.5ltr, 4 cylinder diesel
     D  2.5ltr, 4 cylinder petrol
     F  200 & 300TDI Diesel models
     G  2.25ltr diesel, Freelander KV6
     H  2.25ltr Petrol
     M  3.9ltr V8 electronic fuel injection
     P  2.6ltr 6 cylinder petrol
     V  3.5ltr V8 Petrol Carburettor models
     Y  2ltr T16 Petrol
     Z  3.9ltr Isuzu diesel
     8  TD5 diesel
     9 Steering & transmission
      1  RHD, 4 speed manual
      2  LHD, 4 speed manual
      3  RHD, Automatic
      4  LHD, Automatic
      5  RHD, 4 speed manual with overdrive
      6  LHD, 4 speed manual with overdrive
      7  RHD, 5 speed manual
      8  LHD, 5 speed manual
   10 Model variant & model year
     A  Up to 1983-84
     B  1985-1987
     E  1988
     F  1989
     G  1990
     H  1991
     J  1992
     K  1993
     L  1994
     M  1995
     N  1996
     V  1997
     W  1998
     X  1999
     Y  2000
     1  2001
     2  2002
     3  2003
    11 Assembly location
     A  Solihull,  UK
     B  CKD (complete knocked down kit) 
     V  South Africa
12 to 17 Vehicle serial number     **

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