Landrover Series 1 80" 1948 MY Silver Chassis for sale
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A rare opportunity to own this 1948 Model Year (MY) Land Rover Series One 80" with silver chassis which has recently undergone a full nut and bolt restoration by professional Land Rover Series and classics restorers near to the original specification as possible. Completed in June 2021, the vehicle retains many of its key early 1948 components which have all been professionally refurbished to ensure maximum originality and quality, and the original panels left untouched and showing 73 years of patina and history. This UK original vehicle was bought by the first and only previous owner from Mann Egertons' in Norwich and began life on the roads in Norfolk early January 1949. It is now ready for its new owner to drive and enjoy as an iconic and authentic historic vehicle or as an investment that will undoubtedly continue to grow significantly over the coming years. Below sets out just some of the restoration and refurbishment work carried out on RIL 188.Professionally fully rebuilt engine.Professionally fully rebuilt gearbox (ring pull freewheel type).Very rare original rover clutch refurbished and fitted.Axles rebuilt and retaining the original tractor joints.Refurbished original prop shafts.Professionally rebuilt long nose diffs.Professionally refurbished original hydrostatic brakes with cast iron wheel cylinders.Original 48 dated ignition coil.Original 48 dated voltage regulator refurbished.Original 48 dated radiator re-cored.Refurbished and ultra-rare 2 spoke steering wheel.All 4 Narrow Road springs, professionally refurbished.Original 27 hole front grill and panel badge.JLR replacement correct wheel rims fitted with new period Avon traction mileage tyres.New high-quality seats.New high-quality hood.Period correct rubber 12v battery.A full list of all works carried out is available upon request.Original Landrover Series 1s' in similar condition are asking upwards of £80,000 to £125,000. we believe this stunning and exactingly restored and refurbished example is priced sensibly and to sell. A rare opportunity for someone to own a part of motoring and Land Rover history.