1962 Land Rover Defender Safari
Sale price: $US $9,250.00 make an offer
Last update: 05.10.2016
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
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1962 Land Rover Defender Safari for sale
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With the power steering and diesel power- It drives really well. handles well on tight turns and corners. It is an awesome truck! I am really sad to part ways with it.
This truck has been a frame off/up rebuild. Starting in 2012. the truck was completely taken down to the frame. This truck brings the old feel of the Series IIA Safari rig feel with a number of upgrades for comfort and performance.
Every item on this truck has been gone through very thoroughly. Since buying this vehicle I have upgraded and overhauled most of the vehicle to make it a reliable/dependable vehicle for every day driving as well as remote off highway travel.
Mechanically the truck has essentially been completely redone. I unfortunately cannot keep this truck (which was my dream Rover) - and need to sell it to help pay for my children's school.
*When doing the Diesel Conversion. I switched to the Defender front end for the grill and hood to allow for more room in the engine compartment.
*New Galvanized frame
*Engine: Land Rover Defender 200TDI
Fully rebuilt with (new rods. pistons. . 030 bore over on the cylinder heads)
Newly Machined Head
Custom Power Steering installed
New Fuel Injection Pump
New Fuel Injectors
New fuel pump
New fuel lines
New Oil Cooler lines
New timing belt
New Glow Plugs
New water pump
New coolant hoses
All new electrical wiring
Trailer hitch/wiring harness
Custom 2. 5inch exhaust and high flow muffler
Custom silicone intercooler/turbo hoses
New heavy duty Defender Radiator and new electric fan cooling
New Starter motor
Dual Battery System (New Interstate Heavy Duty Batteries)
I have installed a main power cut off key that allows you to cut all power to the vehicle for storage and or Security purposes.
Body: All original body panels and paint with a great 25 year old Land Rover patina.
Doors: Original solid doors and frames. NO rust. all original door cards
It is a clean truck. minor dings (small hail dents on passenger doors) and small scratches. but it is only cosmetic.
Interior has been fully Rhino Lined. each panel individually so you can still remove the panels.
Bulkhead- No Rust. Floorboards and seat box- No rust.
Seats: New Leather seats out of a Series 2 Discovery. (Seats 5. - Rear area sideways seats could be installed-but I opted for cargo space)
Front Seats are heated and electric adjustment.
Rear Seats fold all the way forward (flush to front seats) allowing for a Large Rear Cargo Area
New locking TUFFY BOX with cup holders
Interior over head LED Lights
Custom Turbo Boost Gauge. Temperature Gauge. Tachometer. Oil Pressure Gauge
Custom aftermarket heater/heater core installed
4x4 part-time (rear permanent. front engaged manually in off-road conditions). Rebuilt transfer case manual 4-speed gearbox.
This Rover has a Fairey Overdrive
Clutch: complete Land Rover replacement clutch assembly.
Axles: original Rover axles
Suspension: heavy duty 1 ton springs.
New long travel Old Man Emu shocks.
Spare tire carrier mounted on rear door.
Brown Church Roof Rack with rear Ladder and aluminum diamond plating.
Safari Roof top with vents
Wheels: 16" original wheels
New custom Mantec Snorkle for raised clean air intake.
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