Tuesday 23 October 2018

Land Rover defender 90 (3.9efi V8)

Sellers Comments -
For sale is a Land Rover defender 90 that requires the finishing work to get it Road worthy. I started this as a project around a year ago and as I also have a 110 and looking move house I need to raise some money.

I will list a breakdown of the work that has been completed and what is left to finish. Before I go any further my intention was to Q plate this custom build but as it stands it will come with a Range Rover classic registration, the original ID plate is fitted in the normal place behind the brake servo. This is tax exempt. 

chassis -  has a new rear 1/4 fitted and two new front outriggers. 

Engine - is fitted with a 3.9 V8 egi. ECU, wiring loom and all ancilliaies are fitted and the engine runs nicely, although starter motor solenoid has burnt out so will need replacing prior to it running. I have also fitted a brand new radiator. Engine oil and filter has only just been replaced. Engine has no leaks. Engine also has a brand new distributor fitted. 

Gearbox - 4 speed auto box (ZF 4HP22) currently fitted, works as it should, oil cooler is fitted behind radiator and this is plumbed in and has been filled with oil. Currently no leaks. Although kick down cable has snapped (brand new replacement will
be supplied with vehicle)

Car has front and rear propshafts fitted 

Brand new exhuast system fitted

New rear shocks, springs and retaining plates fitted. One side on the front has a new spring, shock and turret etc although the other side is supplied with the vehicle (brand new) 

New tie rod ends and bars

All doors are in good condition, the fronts have very light surface rust in the usual lower area but are solid and not in usual rotten condition.bulkhead will need very slight adjustment where the bolts meet outriggers (shims) to bring the doors up to catch smoothly but they do shut as is.  

New GRP front bonnet fitted with stainless grill. 

New windscreen and seal fitted/ all new door seals. 

Power steering pump works as it should, although I had a new high pressure hose made up and it weeps at the union so will require further inspection. 

The interior is finished in black exmoor trim. As you might have noticed all of the interior is present and wired, bulkhead in very good condition with no rot/ welding required. I have also fitted an Ashcroft centre console and genuine disco 1 auto shifter which looks the part. It has original defender seats currently fitted. 

The roof is fitted with a 50” roof bar, which is wired in. It is also fitted with an RDX style front grille and light surround. WIPAC LED clear lights are fitted all round ( including reverse, fog and number plate) vehicle has been painted in black raptor. 

There really isn’t much left to finish this vehicle and if it doesn’t sell for what I’m hoping for then I will Dry store and finish at a later date. I won’t accept stupid offers. 

There is most likely bits I’ve missed because  there is so much to write about, but any questions don’t hesitate to ask them. 

I have retained all of the receipts which I will also pass to the next owner for proof of the work completed.