Vintage 1980 Land Rover Series 3 109" Safari Wagon, Pre- Defender
- Condition: Used
- Make: Land Rover
- Model: Other
- SubModel: LWB Safari Wagon
- Type: SUV
- Year: 1980
- Mileage: 125,000
- Color: White
- Engine size: Petrol/ Gas
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: 4WD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1980 Land Rover Other LWB Safari Wagon
1980 Land Rover Series 3 109", cyl 2.25l Petrol Engine high compression head, ight- hand drive with safari double roof top. Rover has Fairey Overdrive and manual lockout hubs in front. 4wd hi and low work great. It has 125k miles on it and going up as I still drive it. Mpg is about 18 mpg. Said to be the most reliable motor Land Rover ever made.
In the last 4 years the following has been done:
New transmission, ew rear main seal, ew exhaust from manifold to tailpipe, ew Optima Red Top battery and cut- off switch, ew Alternator, ew clutch, ew master cylinder, ew mechanical fuel pump, ew inline electric fuel pump as a backup (vapor lock), ew fuel lines, ew fuel tank and filler hose.
New front end (swivel balls, eals, ontrol arms, ie rods, ie rod ends, ushings, teering damper).
New brake lines, ew drums and shoes all around, eavy duty leaf springs, roComp Shocks all the way around. Rocky Mountain aluminum door tops for front doors that can easily be taken off.
New rear door tracks. One side installed. (I have more for middle windows), ew interior seats
Custom pull out storage unit in rear: 500lb slides. Plus 4 removable storage boxes.
Snorkel Kit (not hooked up at present), and Rover bike Rack not included, b radio, ustom lockable box w/ stereo. New Hella headlights and 1Rear aux light. 2 spare tires/ rims. Lots of life left on the tires.
Recent Alignment. Frame is solid. No rust. Except on left horn assembly.
It needs 1 left front horn assembly ($160).
I have the bull bars for front w/ 2 additional Hella floodlights. I also have a couple boxes of extra parts- extra fuel pump, arbs, ilters, oses, anuals, ens', lectronic ignition, oints, istributor, ore.
All blinkers, orn, eater, ipers and gauges work. I need new brake light bulbs.
Tracks straight. Cruises well on highway. Sweet spot is 55/ 60mph.
I have driven up and down the east coast many, any times. From Baltimore to Atlanta, . Va, a, arolinas, lorida, ew Orleans and everywhere in between. The truck has taken me over mountains, hru snow, ain, ud, treams and beaches. It has never been used for extreme or abusive off-roading. It has always gotten me where I am going and home again.
I am sure I am forgetting something, ut it's a good start.
Needs two non-structural outriggers ($100each).
Left front corner has small kink in it, hich was there when I bought it. Previous owner got frame to bare metal and coated it with POR15 to protect it from rust.
Clear title and driven weekly, f not daily since I have owned it. 5+ years.
The mechanicals are pretty much done. However there are so many upgrades and improvements one could do to it to personalize it. I have well over $20k in the truck. All mechanicals are in order. If you are in the Atlanta area come test drive it.