Discovery 2 V8 ES ambulance

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Land Rover
Type:Four Wheel Drive
Fuel Type:Petrol
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For sale is my Series 2 Discovery V8 ES in a particularly eye catching livery.
It was, before I bought it at the beginning of the year, a specialist paramedic ambulance with a medical services company based in the West of England. I thought it would be brilliant fun and would make a great platform for an off-road project. Unfortunately I haven't got the time and a change in job means that the V8 isn't a brilliant daily car from an economic perspective.
As for the car itself it's good points are:
Full grey leather ES 7 seat specificationElectric heated front seatsHeavy duty coil conversion on the rear axle ARB winch bumperSteering guardFront diff guard4 nearly brand new Grabber ATsNew alternator, tensioner pulley and alternator mounting bracketNew drive beltBrand new genuine parts coil packsBrand new OEM HT leadsNew plugs in JanuaryACE fully operationalAir-con climate control fully operationalAuto dim compass mirrorPower fold door mirrorsHarmon Kardon premium sound systemABS/TC/HDC/SRS functioning and not faultingEngine uses no water and usual level of oilBrand new batteryGenuine 18" Mondial alloysRear chassis legs welded and waxoyled last monthMulti height tow barYou don't lose it in a car parkNow for the inevitable downsides:
Front sunroof periodically leaksSelf levelling suspension warning light on, but only as a result of having HD springs. It just needs clearingTransfer box output seal leakingSuspect MAF sensor - drives and pulls fine, but feels rough at idleFront driver and passenger seats showing wear with stitch repaired tear in passenger seatHeadlining drooping with some small puncturesFront sunroof inoperableCD multichanger missing where blues and twos control unit used to sitVarious holes in trim where equipment and various lighting/siren controls had been securedAge related play in transmissionIn my view the front shocks need replacing and I am including 2x brand new standard shocks, boxed, in the saleRear subwoofer in rear door disconnectedRear door seal can leakCruise control inoperableDrivers seat arm rest will not lock into positionWinch bumper has had a knock at some point so slightly crooked from some anglesOnly one keyI have tried to describe this car as accurately as possible and while it has had a working life this only added to its charm for me. I am also still using it daily as my principle car so the mileage will creep, as I do quite a few per week.
It's an interesting looking vehicle that always brings a smile and starts a conversation. You also get let out at side junctions pretty quickly and at 70 on the motorway, people tend not to hammer past!
It's got some pretty good off road kit fitted if you look at the underbody protection and winch bumper so combined with the rear coil conversion it wouldn't take much to turn this into a fully fledged off roader.
Comes with genuine Land Rover Waterproofs seat covers front and rear and full genuine rubber matts including full length rear load matt as well as the 4 nearly new Grabber ATs on factory Mondial alloys which are in great condition plus the new shocks.
While it's not concours perfect it starts, it runs, tows like a train and is a very solid vehicle that comes taxed until September and MOT'd until next year.
As listed I've already done quite a bit of preventative maintenance to this car.
Any questions please do ask.
No tyre kicking enthusiasts, please - I've been as honest as possible with this description, warts and all. All discoverys of this age will have some, all or more of the faults listed. Regrettably it's a fact of age and life! But this is a genuine car that is almost unique. You'll certainly stand out from the crowd!

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