Land Rover Series 1 0 Inch Unknown (U108)

Vehicle Description
For sale is this brilliant Series 1. It is in immaculate condition and has just received a full restoration from the ground up. The engine, a 2litre Siamese bore (visually identical to the 1.6 litre), has been professionally machined by a Land Rover specialist and has been fully rebuilt using Cox and Turner parts. The car runs and drives very well and pulls quietly and smoothly as it should. The original radiator dating from 1950 is in excellent condition, with a new Cox and Turner water pump and correct period hoses from CKD Ltd. The gearbox has also been stripped, inspected and rebuilt with new parts where necessary. The axles have been stripped and rebuilt with new parts, including new wheel bearings all-round as well as new swivels and seals. The Tracta joints are also in excellent condition. In terms of the braking system, there is a new master cylinder, new lines, wheel cylinders, reservoir, hoses and shoes all-round. The handbrake mechanism has also been fully rebuilt. The car also has its original chassis which is in excellent condition, invisibly restored where necessary, and painted to match the body. Inside, the dash panel has been fully restored. All the dials and warning lights are working as they should, as is the choke and hand-throttle control. There is also a new Autosparks full period wiring loom and a new dynamator with original control box. New indicators have also been fitted discreetly, along with the original trafficators which have been restored (and work independently from the indicators). New spade seats have also been fitted, along with a brand-new canvas hood and sticks supplied by Undercover Covers UK., The bodywork is in excellent condition. The original panels were media-blasted to bare metal and then fully resprayed to a very high standard in Deep Bronze Green. The cappings, fittings and frames have been re-galvanised and fitted with using correct rivets. The car comes with a V5, all bills and a photographic record of the restoration. It has a Gaydon Heritage Certificate showing it was first delivered to the Ministry of Supply 1950. , UK Defenders, Edenbridge Kent, £39,995

Vehicle registered: 05/04/1950

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