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Vehicle Name Blue bomber
Year 1960
Make Land Rover
Model Series
Color Marine blue in places and galvanized.
1960 Land Rover Series
1960 Land Rover Series 1960 Land Rover Series 1960 Land Rover Series
History I purchased this car from a guy who had owned it since 1961, in 1995. The "story" behind the orginal owner is as follows. The car was purchased In Pasdena,Ca. and drivin down and around central america. The guy I purchased it from said it had 30k miles on it when he bought it. Sounds good, but I cannot varify. I have rebuilt, modified, rebuilt, modifid, repeat since I have owned it.
Exterior
1960 Land Rover Series Exterior 1960 Land Rover Series Exterior

Interior
Exmoor series three style seats with tuffy box.

Wheel and Tire
33x12.5x15 , mtr's for now.

Under the Hood
1960 Land Rover Series Under the Hood 1960 Land Rover Series Under the Hood 1960 Land Rover Series Under the Hood
1997 vortec 5.7 quadrajet and HEI.
Chevrolet Np 435 with Ford 6.69 gear set
AA adapters 50-3801 and 50-9000 to a "B' suffix transfer case.
3.54 rover types with ARB56's
Maxi drive rears RCV front cvs
Roam Offroad 4 wheel disc brakes
Scout II power steering.

Suspension
1960 Land Rover Series Suspension 1960 Land Rover Series Suspension 1960 Land Rover Series Suspension
Stock with military shackles Extended and relocated shock mounts. For now at least.

Other
trail rash
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Old July 19th, 2013, 03:46 PM
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Awesome series.
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Old July 21st, 2013, 03:47 PM
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Thanks, glad you like it. It has been fun and interesting vehicle to own and use.
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Old July 22nd, 2013, 03:47 PM
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Can you shed some insight on the RCV front CV set up. The market for upgraded front axles for series seems nonexistant and I havent found any real options.
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