1979 LIGHTWEIGHT 2.5 DIESEL £8995 SOLD

NOW RESERVED FOR NEW OWNER – ALL OTHER CLASSIC LAND ROVER MODELS ESPECIALLY DEFENDERS AND SERIES REQUIRED URGENTLY FOR OUTRIGHT PURCHASE OR CONSIGNMENT SALE – SEE ‘SELL YOURS‘ PAGE

Motodrome offer for sale this 1979 example of the ever-popular Land Rover Series III Lightweight (Air Portable), finished externally in Desert Sand

SPECIFICATION ETC

Military-spec wise  retains it’s correct  front bumper, wheelarch toolbox, rear bumperettes, and correct split tailgate

Also fitted with a matching set of 4 750×16 tyres

Further fitted with freewheel front hubs,  PVC hood with side windows, and civilian spec towpack

Inside, it has 3 military spec seats in the front

At some point since being cast from the MOD in 1992, the original 2.25 petrol engine was removed and replaced with a 2.5D normally-aspirated diesel engine (same type  as 1985 onwards 90/110 models) –it seems to have been diesel since 1996 according to old MOT’s

MILEAGE, HISTORY ETC

Odometer reading 300 miles – it’s recently gone over the 100K mark according to the history, and it’s only had 3 previous owners since coming into civilian ownership. Comes with some history including some military history (was registered as 22 HF 75 and seems to have spent time with the RAF at Coningsby) and old MOT’s back to 1994

It will be supplied with a fresh 12M MOT on sale.

At the very bottom of the page, you’ll find our usual 2 videos: a walkaround appraisal, and driving impressions, which form part of the description of the vehicle

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