Tuesday, 8 August 2017

1968 landrover lightweight rare early chassis 172 of over 3000 built.

Sellers Comments -
1968 Half ton air portable lightweight demobbed in 1976 hence R registered plate.
2.25 petrol engine in good order.Starts well and does not smoke.Very quiet tick over.
Chassis has been repaired in the past to what seems professional level and is very sound and undersealed.
Bulkhead very solid like new.Rear crossmember in same condition.
Original crash gearbox works well and does not jump out of any gear.

Original seats in good order with no rips or tears.
Following work done to bring back to good roadworthy condition;
   New clutch and clutch release mechanism .
New exhaust.
New front swivels and wheel bearings and hub seals all round.
New rear hub seals and one rear half shaft.All oils renewed to axles transfer box,g/box etc .Most oil seals renewed ,so doesn't leek like a sieve.
All brakes renewed including transmission handbrake,and all new wheel cylinders.
New doors,driver and passenger, top and bottom
New Exmoor hood fitted .Excellent truck cab roof  available if required.
All receipts for parts etc supplied with car.V5c in my name.
All electrics working as they should,including heater/demister.
This is a rare early lightweight chassis number 23600172 they were only manufactured from 1968 so it makes it one of the survivors from the start of production.
The car is still mot'd until September after being off the road for 10 months to have the repair works done.Mot will not be a problem after all the improvements.Currently resprayed inside and out in good old olive drab.