1983 Land Rover Series III Diesel

Chassis-up restoration; loads of new parts to complete; an easy project on offer from a deceased estate

The restorer of this 88" Series III certainly went to town. Stripped to its bare component parts, the chassis has been repaired where necessary, including a rear 1/4 chassis by the looks of things.

Carefully treated, the axles have been cleaned and refitted with new parabolic springs and new shocks.  There are new brake pipes and exhaust front to back.

The engine is back in, with new parts fitted including the alternator, glow plugs and fuel pump, although sadly we don't have any paperwork to tell us what else has been done to internally - a JLR Services sticker on the gearbox and transfer box would indicate a rebuild of that. It has a new tank fitted.

It has an uprated track rod and drag link and a steering damper, and in the back is a swivel rebuild kit which looks part used. The tyres look new as do the wheels which may possibly have been powder coated, or are simply new we just don't know.

This leaves the bulkhead to be completed, although again most of the work has been done on this, and the wings and bonnet are present and in good order. It even comes with a set of brand new Exmoor trim Deluxe seats and a new John Craddock tilt-frame.

The vast majority of the car is present and being a Land Rover, the few items that may be missing will be easy to locate. This would be a very simple rebuild and make a nice, reliable workhorse that will last as lifetime.

On offer for less than the price of the parts included, it comes with a V5C, some old MOTs and looks like a great big Meccano set.

Bidders are advised that there are a few more parts - dashboard and various loom parts available for collection from West Wales within 2 weeks of the date of the sale.

For more information - contact [email protected]

Reg No: A16FDE
Chassis Number: SALLBAAG1AA191730
Engine Number: 36622529
Engine Size: 2286
Docs: V5C; registration details, 5 old MOT's.

Sale Section & Buyers Premium (ex VAT): Car 12%, Minimum £150

Estimate: £4,000-6,000

Lot 26

Lot ended

Wednesday 03/08/2022

Hammer Price (inc. buyers premium)

£4,648
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