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1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto

Sale price: $23,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 28.05.2014

Seller's notes: "Vehicle has normal wear and tear for its age and style. Most major systems/components were replaced in 2010 as part of Defender build-out project."
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Land Rover
Model: Other
Year: 1963
Type: SUV
Color: White
Mileage: 127,000
Engine: V8
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: 2A-Defender Hybrid
Interior Color: White/Green/Black Trim
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto for sale

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1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto Photo
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto
  • 1963 Land Rover 2A Defender Soft-top, LHD, V8, Auto

Left-hand drive 1963 Series 2A soft-top rebuilt on Land Rover coil sprung chassis. with 3. 9L Rover V8 engine. ZF automatic transmission. power steering. disc brakes. heat and more.   Whether you are looking for a daily driver. weekend wheeler or a little of both. this Land Rover is capable of everything.   Great to drive - retro styling with modern capabilities.

You are bidding on a 1963 Land Rover Series 2A soft-top “Defender Hybrid. ” This is an original left-hand drive Series 2A that I have owned and had registered in New York since 1997 years. In 2010 it was rebuilt from the frame up. on a stock Range Rover Classic SWB coil sprung chassis. utilizing the factory Land Rover V8 motor. drive train and axles.    During the rebuild. nearly everything was replaced or serviced.  The rebuild started with a brand new Defender bulkhead. I also had a full professional rebuild on the automatic transmission less than 3K miles ago.   Should be good for another 100K.

All of the following Land Rover parts were serviced or replaced during the project less than 3K miles ago:

·      Land Rover chassis cleaned and coated with POR
·     
ZF4HP22 Auto Transmission – Full Professional Rebuild (2010. less than 3K miles on it)
·     
New Front/Rear Wheel bearings
·     
New Front/Rear drive-shaft u-joints
·     
New Front/Rear brakes. including calipers. pads. rotors including Parking Brake shoes
·     
New Performance Stainless Steel Brake Hose Kit for 2” Raised Suspension
·     
Radiator professionally re-cored
·     
New Starter Motor
·      New Alternator
·     
New Steering Rods/Ends
·     
New Steering Stabilizer
·     
New Die Hard Battery

Genuine Defender Parts utilized:
New Defender Bulkhead (Part #AHA710450)New soft-top Hoop setNew Exmoor Trim Full Canvas Top with side windows – khaki greenAlso includes new style Soft-top Header bar with Black Bimini and Surrey Tops includedDefender Bonnet with optional spare tire mountWindscreenRadiator SupportGrilleSliding Door-TopsHeadlamp surrounds/supportsGas and Brake Pedal AssembliesBrake master cylinder and Servo Unit Steering ShaftSide MirrorsWiper Motor. Assemblies. Arms and BladesHeater AssemblyAir intake housingRHD Dash Assembly. including aluminum cowl. gauges and lights/wiper switches (High Beam setting does not work - needs replacement part#:XPB101290)(5) 16” tubeless NATO Black Steel Rims with Super Swamper TRXXUS 265/75/16 tires (Spare has slow bead leak - needs to be re-seated)
Other included parts/accessories:
New Jazz 22 Gallon Fuel Cell w/sender. safety foam and mounting bracketsNew Mallory 4060FI Electric Fuel Pump 2 New Cloth Reclining Bucket seats in Gray (with seat covers)Custom Heavy Duty Rear Bumper with integrated 2” trailer hitch receiverSteel rock sliders integrated into frame – 24” of clearance from the slidersAll new Aluminum Floor Panels and Tunnel CoverRoll-cage  (removable if needed)Locking Tuffy Console with Radio Housing and cup holdersPioneer Stereo with SpeakersLED light kit for rearDiamond Plate sill trim (removable if desired)
Bumper Mounted Fog Lights – just installed - need to be wiredExterior sprayed to match the original factory Alpine White on the Bonnet and Windscreen. Note: If you are looking for a showroom paint job. you will have to take care of that yourself.   I preferred the vintage/shabby look. In fact. tub interior is still Series Pastel Green.

Terms & Conditions - Note. this was a rebuild project – not a restoration. It is far from perfect. It has dents and dings and wear and tear representative of a vehicle of this era. It has custom and non-genuine elements incorporated over the years. so purists take caution. It will still need care and attention.   Vintage Rovers. or any older vehicle for that matter. require on-going care. maintenance and repair. If you are unsure of your ability to keep up with needs of a unique. older vehicle. you should probably look at other options.

Payment -Winning bidder must send $500 down payment via PayPal within 24 hours of the end of the auction. Deposit for Buy It Now is due immediately. Full remaining amount via cash or certified bank check is due within 7 days of Auction completion.  Please secure any loan/financing in advance. Will assist in shipping. if required. after full payment is received.

If you are not sure about something. Please ASK. Do not assume anything not listed is included. The vehicle is also listed locally. so I reserve the right to end the listing if the vehicle is no longer available for sale.

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