1969 Land Rover Series IIA 88. Perfect Surf Buggy.
Sale price: $7,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 26.02.2014
Seller's notes: "VIN and body style represent 1968, lists however, and is registered as a 1969."
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Engine:||2.3L 2286CC 140Cu. In. l4 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated|
|Got questions?||Ask here!|
Do you like this car?
1969 Land Rover Series IIA 88. Perfect Surf Buggy. for sale
Current customer rating: (148 votes) based on
Bought in May 2012 as a Surf Buggy for running around Jax/St. Augustine Beaches. and it has performed flawlessly in that role. Not a restoration or a show car. This is a reliable. fun vehicle that gets lots of waves and thumbs up. Has cream colored hard top and door tops with glass in good condition. but they were removed in favor of the canvas top pictured (see one pic of the homecoming on trailer with hardtop/door tops). We love this open air 4x4. but unfortunately. with kids involved. and with me not being skilled enough to build a roll bar to put 3 point belts in. I'm selling the Rover to get a down payment on a JK Unlimited.
Obviously this isn't a new vehicle but. new parts by me:
New Bestop Highback seats up front
New Bestop fold and flip bench in the back
New 'Tuffy' Locking center consol.
New Spin On Oil Filter
New High Torque Starter
New Horse Stall Mat (3/4" rubber) Floor Mats
New Galvanized Soft Top Hoops and Hardware
New License Plate light
New Hub Seals - Real Axle
New Hub Caps - Galvanized - Rear Axle
New Rubber boots for shift lever/etc.
This Rover has been (by previous owner) converted to (-) Negative Ground Electrical and Alternator installed
This Rover has a solid. newer (by previous owner) galvanized frame that should last 50 years. even at the beach
Paint is far from perfect. but is newer (by previous owner) and is Rover Green over Rover Blue (evidence of previous color under the seats)
This Rover is 45 years old. so yes there are some dings in the panels and there is one area of the front right wing (above the bumper) with a fiberglass patch that isn't perfect.
The canvas top was included from the previous owner and it has some stains/repairs. Its character matches the vehicle and looks great.
Ignition Key does not work door locks. but door locks aren't useful if the top is always in bikini mode.
Turn signals. brake lights. high beams all work.
Fuel Gauge only works intermittently. I solve this by filling up for every trip to the beach. at 20+mpg. I haven't run out of gas yet.
4x 3 point Seat Belts included (need to fab mounting points)
Green Bible and Haynes Repair and Haynes Restoration Included
She's not a show queen. Marks her territory (leaks a little oil) as expected for a vehicle + years old.
Tougher to start on cold mornings. choke removed by previous owner. haven't gotten around to installing a new choke because it hasn't been a big problem for what I use her for.
As with any vehicle of this vintage. the transmission isn't the smoothest. so its best to double clutch.
Runs great. going to miss her.
Sold as is. where is. no warranty.
$1000 non-refundable deposit due at auction end. Balance and pick up or shipping within 30 days of auction end.
Locals are free to come by to check her out. contact me through the page to set it up.
I'll try to answer any and all questions. but I'm not a mechanic.
Get it in time to cruise the beaches this summer!!!
Also published at eBay.com
Want to buy this car?
Comments and questions to the seller:
Other classic Rover cars offered via internet auctions:
price: $7,000.001978 MGB Roadster With Rover 3500 V8 AND Leyland 5SPD Manual Classic Collectors
price: £5,750.00Classic Rover Mini Cooper 1275 1999 (T) Excellent condition
price: $44,995.001979 Toyota Land Cruiser
price: £7,695.002000 Classic Rover Mini Cooper in Anthersite Grey
|1972 Land Rover FC 101||15||$16,500.00|
|1979 Land Rover Defender||19||$29,900.00|
|1970 Land Rover Defender Series II||14||$24,995.00|
|1969 Land Rover Series 2a||15||$7,600.00|
|1978 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 4 DOOR EXTENDED CHASSIS||21||$49,500.00|
|1963 Land Rover Land Rover 2 door, Series 2||20||$US $1,225.00|
|1973 Land Rover Defender||21||$16,500.00|
|1969 Land Rover Defender||21||$32,000.00|
|1971 Land Rover Series 2a skippy 88"||12||$US $10,000.00|
|1961 Land Rover Santana||12||$30,000.00|
|1979 Land Rover Other||21||$US $7,000.00|
|1967 Land Rover series 2 a 109||8||$16,000.00|
|1966 Land Rover Defender||15||$14,999.00|
|1975 Land Rover Defender||11||$12,000.00|
|1984 Rover 3500 SD1 SE V8||12||$12,990.00|
|1979 Toyota Land Cruiser||12||$44,500.00|
|1974 Datsun Z-Series||12||$US $6,200.00|
|1977 Toyota Land Cruiser||12||$24,500.00|
|1972 Land Rover Other||10||$12,000.00|
|1962 Land Rover Other 88 RHD||21||$US $5,600.00|