BLACK PAW 4×4

A one-to-one Bush mechanics course tailored to you and your own vehicle

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Be prepared to get your hands dirty on this one day one-to-one course for those heading into the unknown.

Vehicle preparation for your next expedition

Who runs the course?

Benjamin Stowe is a keen Overlander himself a veteran of many trips who loves to put his knowledge and skills to good use and teach others about the fine art of keeping your own vehicle on the road.

What vehicles do we cover?

In this course we cover your own vehicle, its specific systems and mechanics. Most of the vehicles taken overland are Defender, Discovery 1, RRC. Apart from just demonstrating and talking about the systems We offer a hands on approach to teaching you.

What subjects do we cover?

We are a big believer that there’s nothing better then getting your hands dirty, part of the course is changing a wheel bearing so be prepared to get dirty.

Training for LandRover repair in the field

Ben Stowe teaches Bush Craft – Essential maintenance skills for your Land Rover

We cover the following key maintenance areas:

  • Front Axle/ suspension
  • Braking System
  • Prop shafts
  • Transmission / engine
  • Wheel bearings
  • Fuel systems
  • Cooling Systems

In this course we anticipate you bringing your own vehicles on to one of our lifts to talk about specific areas that may be of concern on longer more challenging journeys.

Book now for Bush Mechanics Training

Please ring 01430 861077 to book on the next Workshop or send us an email and we will let you know when the next one is scheduled.

What does it cost and when do they run?

The chances are that spending a day with us will probably repay your investment many times over on any serious trip with your Land Rover.

Courses are run thought out the Spring and Summer months. It is a full day starting at 09.00 and ending around 17.00 Lunch is included in the price.
This course is strictly one-to-one tuition £400 per person

Land Rover expedition support and parts supply

We supplied parts and expertise to the owner of this Defender based in Egypt, keeping it reliable on regular desert expeditions. Numerous Land Rovers currently travelling the globe were built or maintained in Yorkshire by our very own Ben Stowe.

Ben has gained his experience the hard way

Here’s Ben carrying out some field repairs to a friend’s Land Rover Discovery in the Moroccan desert. Ben’s ‘Bush Mechanics’ courses are held throughout the year, teaching young and old the basics of repairing and “making do” in the field.