Land Rover Series 2a Pick Up V8 1967 LKE 856F #179
This charming example of a Land Rover classic has been the object of hours of re-fettling and tinkering by its previous enthusiast/collector owner.
Over a period of about 6 years several modifications have been carried out.
Driven by a 3.5 V8 petrol engine matched to the original gearbox, this truck performs beautifully.
A smooth ride is assured professionally fitted Twin choke that the carburetor with a 38DMGS manual choke, driven through a “Roamadrive” overdrive system, (the most sought-after Canadian produced overdrive system which are valued at approximately £1800).
The truck sits on a set of new silver-grey modular steel wheels with new tires throughout.
Supplementary temperature and oil gauges are fitted, along with an electric fan.
The truck benefits from original wiper and heater mechanisms and black Rexine 3 in a row seats, period stem mirrors, sun visor and front mounted work light.
Recent work includes a new rear prop, new driveshafts and flanges as well as new swivel balls and seals.
New up rated parabolic springs fitted 2 years ago.
The vehicle has been enthusiastically maintained by its previous owner, and has had regular oil annually changes irrespective mileage.
We are expecting an extensive folder of receipts pertaining to the vehicle’s history from the previous owner.
The car benefits from twin tailpipes, halogen headlamp bulbs, and the four-wheel-drive system performs correctly.
The truck will be refitted with its original 3 spoke black steering wheel.
Used as a weekend and fun vehicle, the car as featured regularly at classic car shows and is well known to enthusiasts.
An excellent smooth drive that could easily be converted to a soft top or station wagon as per a client’s requirements.