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1979,4 WD,Land Rover Series III Lightweight Military,Engine 2286, MOT Nov 2015

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Sale price: £500.00

Car location: United Kingdom

1979,4 WD,Land Rover for sale

Current customer rating: Aktuelles Rating für dieses Auto (5)
based on 12 votes
Last update: 2014-11-11
1979,4 WD,Land Rover. Land & Range Rover car from United Kingdom
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Item Features 1979,4 WD,Land Rover:


Seller notes:
Used : An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections.
“This 1979 Lightweight Military Land Rover Series III (Ex Radio Car - Cheeky Monkey) has undergone some comprehensive refurbishment since it left active service. The work was primarily carried out between its purchase from John Craddock, Staffordshire for £2355 in 2000 and three years ago. Some £2000 has been spent on parts and £7,136.57 of works have been carried out by Turner Engineering (Re-manufacturing of Land Rover Engines) and W Rigbyes, Motor Engineers. The Landy has only covered on average some 400-500 miles a year since all the work was carried out:Odometer Reading and History 21/8/2010 - 54731: 20/8/2011- 55147:25/08/2012-55396,14/09/2013-55944. The current mileage is 56,441 and the car is being sold with a fresh MOT. The complete total spent on the car is £11,434,84 (all files and receipts will be provided to the new owner). Works carried out to the vehicle include:Engine, re-bored, new pistons, repainted as original, etc & all items original parts -all info can be mailed.”
Year: 1979 MOT Expiry: 11/2015
Manufacturer: Land Rover Transmission: Manual
Model: Series III Fuel: Petrol
Type: Lightweight Seats: 6
Doors: 2 Drive Side: Right-hand drive
Colour: Nato Matt Green Previous Owners: 2
Reg. Date: 10/05/1979 Safety Features: 4-Wheel Drive
Mileage: 56,441 Exterior: Tow Bar
Engine Size: 2,286

vehicle description:


This 1979 Lightweight Military Land Rover Series III (Ex Radio Car - Cheeky Monkey) has undergone some comprehensive refurbishment since it left active service. The work was primarily carried out between its purchase from John Craddock, Staffordshire for £2355 in 2000 and three years ago. Some £2000 has been spent on parts and £7,136.57 of works have been carried out by Turner Engineering (Re-manufacturing of Land Rover Engines) and W Rigbyes, Motor Engineers. The Landy has only covered on average some 400-500 miles a year since all the work was carried out: Odometer Reading and History 21/8/2010 - 54731: 20/8/2011- 55147:25/08/2012-55396,14/09/2013-55944. The current mileage is 56,441 and the car will be sold with a fresh MOT. The complete total spent on the car is £11,434,84 (all files and receipts will be provided to the new owner). Works carried out to date to the vehicle include: 1)       Engine, re-bored, new pistons, repainted as original, etc. & all items original parts, (see photograph – to be added). Original head upgraded at some cost at the time to an unleaded head for unleaded fuel, twin tanks, fuel floats, switch control and new exhaust system fitted at the time. 2)       Complete external strip down and spray repaint in NATO Matt Green. All vents / mesh, markings, tyre pressure, detail restored, no damage, etc; 3)       Chassis in very good condition. It has been Waxol inside and out; 4)       All brakes replaced and fitted new ex-military tyres, including bonnet spare and new retaining strap, lockable; 5)       New hood fitted in at time of main works; 6)      It has the original Bulldog shovel, not flattened, plus pick all held as originally; 7)       It has original long and short jack handles / jack. Original fire extinguisher. Starter handle; 8)       Electrics 24 Volt, new batteries, wipers, etc. All glass side and indicator lights. Head lamps have perfect silvered reflectors; 9)       4 removable seats, ex-radio type; 10)    Rifle clips, Convoy Yellow disc, original electrical markings, etc.; 11)   It is taxed, insured, runs well and is serviced, it will have a 12 month MOT at point of sale, etc. 12)   As well as full file history with photographs of work, included in the sale is Millitary Land Rover Series III (Lightweight) User Manual;Land Rover Series II and IIA, Repairs and Operations Manual (Part 1), (Part 2), Parts Catalogue, Illustrated Parts Catalogue Series III. Since the completion of the work carried out to the car it has had light use, it has been used in the wet as it should be, and does have some weathering as a result of this use, which suits the vehicle. It was also used as our wedding car in November 2012. Summary – the vehicle was initially purchased for £2,355.00, £1,943.27 has been spent on parts and £7136.57 worth of work has been carried out by an independent garage totalling £11,343.57, so at the reserved price this an absolute bargain to the right buyer!More photos will be added when it is dry, particularly internal (with wear and engine bay)


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