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Old August 7th, 2012, 10:37 PM
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1965 Series 2a
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Location: Belliar Bluff, Florida
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1965 V8 Series 2a

1965 Land Rover Series 2a V8 rover
Serial number 241195B.

I am the 3rd owner of this great truck. This truck runs and drives well. Its powered by a V8 rover engine with less than 5k on the new motor. This truck brakes on a dime!

Many new parts professionally installed by Jake Wright Limited rover specialist. Some info from the work done:

Prepare and fit rover v8 engine
Overhaul the transmission and fit high ratio transfer box
Fit uprated radiator & cooling fan etc
Repair and weld the new footwells
New chassis crossmember etc
Overhaul and renew the brake, hubs, and steering etc

Here is a list of new additional parts added while at the shop:
K & N air filter
Water pump guage
New servo kit battery lead + terminals
Pedal pivot
Accelerator cable mtg bracket
Pedal assy pin spring tension spring gaiter
Expansion tank recored
Uprated radiator
Fuel hoses
Electric cooling fan kit
High ratio transfer case
New battery
New v8 engine assy
Clutch cover
V8 fitting kit
Brake pipes
Door pillars + brackets
Bulkhead bolts
Steering ball joints
Engine mounting
Slave cylinder
Electric fuel pump
Filler cap
Ballast resistor
Choke cable
Top hose
Bottom hose
Rear 1/4 chassis
V8 conversion
Stop tail lamps
Anti freeze
Ignition coil
Jubilee clips
Brake/clutch fluid
Fuel pump mounting
clutch plate
wing clips/screws
welding sundries
engine oil gear oil, gear box oil, gearbox bearing,
spring clips
handbrake shoes
output oilseal
hand brake
spring gasket set
door seals
swivel housing
swivel pin bearing
railko bush wheel cylinders seal
track hub oilseal
retainer ring oil seal
flexible brake hose
brake shoes
diff flange diff oilseal
brake master cylinder
roof rack
fuel filler hose
battery clamp s/h
and rear diff

This v8 runs and drives very strong. Powerful enough to drive 70 to 80 mph but very quite inside to listen to your radio. Very smooth ride. The frame is very solid with a new rear cross member. Bulkhead is in good condition expect around the upper window rail. there is rust around that area. I do have the upper window frame with mirrors attached to them. Truck is missing the back tail gate window. Front winch plate added for easy install. This is just a small list of items done to the truck. Plenty more receipts in addition to what i mentioned. Comes with full gal. roof rack. Everything is working properly including lights. If you need additional info,pics and receipts please contact me. One receipt is over 9K.. Looking to get $6500 obo..If you need any other information, please feel free to contact me.. Thank you.
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