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Vehicle Name Wilbur - Series 1 200tdi
Year 1955
Make Land Rover
Model Series I
Color RAF Blue
1955 Land Rover Series I
1955 Land Rover Series I
History Yuba City, California direct U.S. Import. 1955 model year, first registered in 1956. From Yuba to Tucson, AZ until 2010 when the truck left for Berkley, CA.

Restored and modernized: fully galvanized everything, 200tdi and Series iii fully synchronized gearbox, Timm Cooper sliders and Tom Woods drive shafts.
Exterior
1955 Land Rover Series I Exterior 1955 Land Rover Series I Exterior 1955 Land Rover Series I Exterior
All original birmabright panels with no body filler. Dents abound. Every steel bit is galvanized.

Interior
1955 Land Rover Series I Interior 1955 Land Rover Series I Interior 1955 Land Rover Series I Interior
Defender seats.

Wheel and Tire
1955 Land Rover Series I Wheel and Tire
Toyota axles.

Under the Hood
1955 Land Rover Series I Under the Hood 1955 Land Rover Series I Under the Hood
200tdi

Suspension
Parabolic front, traditional leaf rear, EMU shocks.

Other
1955 Land Rover Series I Other
Original chassis
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Old August 11th, 2015, 12:00 PM
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Wow! Nice modifications.
I want it!
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Old August 11th, 2015, 01:08 PM
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Didn't know Steve had it up for sale. Congratulations on the acquisition.
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Old August 11th, 2015, 01:18 PM
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Oh Wilbur. I miss you... But your new home sounds like more fun!
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Old August 11th, 2015, 01:54 PM
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Super cool S1 !
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Old August 11th, 2015, 02:03 PM
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Probably wasn't for sale He contacted me as well to see if I would be willing to part with the Beast.. Congrats on a very cool truck.
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Old August 11th, 2015, 02:29 PM
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300+ miles in the first week, and I am loving the truck. Steve did an incredible job with attention to details that mattered. Pretty cool to be using a 60 year old truck, with some modernization, as my daily truck for business.

Now Steve, get to work on "our" 107 pickup!
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