Monday 29 January 2018

Land Rover 90 Defender.. Superb and smart. Ex RAF. Low miles. USA EXPORTABLE.

Sellers Comments - This is my GENUINE ex R.A.F Land Rover 90 with documented low mileage. Stationed on the FALKLAND ISLANDS as the R.A.Fs surveillance vehicle in the early 1990s.

Declared manufactured in 1991, stated on V5 and straight into R.A.F service, (so over 25 years old ),so can be exported to U.S.A.
Demobbed in 1997 as stated on V5. 
V5 in my name and address.

So straight, so clean, a pleasure to drive with such low mileage.

113,042 kilometres from new, so this is only 70,240 miles FROM NEW.
Bulkhead, chassis, door hinges, footwells in good condition.

Really straight body, completely dent free.
As new canvass top.
Full military spec hoops and over doors set.
As new (less than 100 miles, still have the rubber pimples on ), GOODYEAR WRANGLER LT235/85 R16s fitted x5...yes even the spare mounted on the bonnet is new.
All wheels, again x5 ,were shotblasted, primed and professionally painted both sides in correct grey.

Correct RAF radio communications aerial fitted.
Correct Military front bumper with flag pole holders in each corner.

Starts on the button, preheat from cold working well.
Drives very well, clutch, gearbox, brakes , handbrake....all great.
2.5 n/a ORIGINAL Diesel engine fitted.
ORIGINAL 5 speed LT77 gearbox with hi-low ratio and diff lock.
12 volt with new heavy duty battery fitted.
Very clean and tidy engine bay.

Interior is simply superb. So clean.
2 x half leather front seats fitted from a later XS Defender. These are in fantastic condition.
Nice red contrasting seat belts fitted.
Centre cubby box with 2 drink holders.

ORIGINAL rifle/gun mount located on passenger side with Falkland Islands badge affixed.
ORIGINAL military headlight centrally mounted switch with convoy mode.
ORIGINAL military surveillance/map readings lights with red emergency cut-out switch.
ORIGINAL military fire extinguisher fitted in passenger footwell.
Leather rimmed black MOTO-LITA steering wheel in superb condition.

Door tops superb with excellent felt window runners.
NEW door handles and door locks recently fitted.
Rear military bumperettes.
N.A.T.O tow hitch.
2 x front spotlights ...not wired in.
1 reversing light.......not wired in.

ALL mot certificates from 1997 until present day.
Current mot until July 16th 2018 and passed with no advisories.
Old tax discs from 2009 to 2014.
An official letter from BATTLESBURY BARRACKS in Warminster confirming this Land arover spent time in the Falklands with the R.A.F.
It's R.A.F reg was 58 KJ 39.
Land Rover release documents from the Ministry of Defence.

Full service, engine oil, all gearbox oils and filters carried out in 2016.
New front radius arm bushes and bolts, new track rod fitted in 2014.
New rear exhaust silencer fitted in 2014.
Older invoices in file to show brakes, calipers, and clutch work.