1973 Land Rover Defender

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Land Rover
Engine:2.5l 4-Cylinder
Number of Cylinders:4
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1973 Land Rover Airportable RHD (Lightweight)
From what I was told this Rover started it’s life on the island of Cyprus. For the British Military, it was used as a radio truck, hence why the 24 volts. This Rover only has about 40,000 miles on it, but the engine has a lot more hours sense it was used as a generator for the radios. This Rover still has the original 24 Volt 90 Amp Generator.
· 2.5 Liter stock 4-cylinder engine with Webber Carburetor
· Overdrive from Roamerdrive
· Spin on oil Filter adapter for easy oil changes
· Sense the Vehicle was prior military and Fit for Radio (FFR) its 24 Volt through out
· 24-volt ex-Humvee warn Winch, rope may need replacing
· Hood mounted Hi-lift jack
· Rocky Mountain parabolic Springs, old man EMU long travel Shocks, extended shackles, rear bump stop extensions
· Old Man EMU steering stabilizer, Saginaw Power steering with 15” steering wheel
· Mud Rovers 33x12.5R15 on OKOR XD steel wheels with 3” back spacing
· Twin gas tank skids, front and rear diff guards, front pinion guard
· Detroit Locker in rear with 4.75 gears and 24 spline extreme duty axels
· TrueTrack up front
· Bulk head was removed and replaced with bar mounted to roll cage
· Rear Mounted spare tire Carrier with compressed air tank
· Twin 24-volt compressors located under the hood
· Rebuilt rear hubs and replaced with new drive flanges
· K&N air Filter in a defender air box, new exhaust and muffler
· Turbo pre-cleaner and smoke stack style snorkel
· Wheel base extended from 88” to 98” using Range Rover drive shafts
· Spring over Axle
· 24-volt electric fan on an aluminum radiator

I purchased the vehicle with most of these mods already completed, I set out to keep it what it was because I liked the way it looked, and it handled great. I did some upkeep and swapped out some parts that I thought needed to be changed. It runs and drives great and would keep it if I didn’t already have another Rover that I am working on. Included is the original documents and papers that came with the car when I purchased it.

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