1973 LAND ROVER 88 SERIES III LIGHTWEIGHT
H&H Classics | 16-Nov-2016 | Donington Park | Venue : Castle Donington Derby Derbyshire DE74 2RP
Category : Classic Cars
Lot No. : 24
Year : 1973
Engine Size : 2250cc
Colour : Nato Green
Interior : Nato Green / Grey
Registration No. : FJX388S
Chassis No. : 95100154A
Engine No. : 95100571A
No longer available - Sold or withdrawn from sale
 

 

- Extensively restored during the current 9-month ownership
- £10,000 parts expenditure with supporting invoices and photographic record
- 'Beautifully' restored and MOT'd until February 2017
1973 Land Rover Series 3 Air Portable/ Lightweight with only 45,792 miles on odometer, Army registration number of 46FL86. Subjected to an extensive restoration with a brand new galvanized chassis, new bulkhead, new vent panel, seats, hood, a complete respray in NATO green... the list goes on and on. The majority of the restoration has been sourced from original parts where available. Shanky Nato Hitch fitted, original split fold rear door. And working heater and demister! Having just two owners since decommissioning in 1985 the Land Rover has been painstakingly recreated, reflecting how the vehicle would have been while in MoD service. The parts spend was over £10,000 plus countless hours of labour. A spread sheet of all the replacement parts will be supplied with the vehicle. The Lightweight is ready to be enjoyed for many years yet to come. There have been a couple of additions to enhance the driveability of the vehicle including a fairy over drive in 3rd and 4th and free-wheeling hubs. Inertia reel seat belts have also been installed for additional driver and passenger safety. Full photographic evidence of the restoration will be supplied with the vehicle.