1973 Land Rover Series III TDI Turbocharged Diesel Intercooled 3 IIa 2a 109 88
Price: - Item location: Elrod, Alabama, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Land Rover
- Model: Series III
- Trim: 109
- Year: 1973
- Mileage: 13,000
- VIN: 91104400
- Color: Green
- Engine size: 2.5 TDI
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Diesel
- Drive type: 4WD
- Drive side: Right-hand drive
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1973 Land Rover Series III 109This Land Rover is in excellent condition and has been tastefully updated.The paint is in very nice condition and the interior shows new. It drives andpulls strong. There is no vibration at speed and it maintains cruising speedeasily. The brakes work perfectly. The turbo diesel has more than enoughpower for the oversize tires and they help the vehicle achieve a cruisingspeed not normally seen in early Rovers.
Engine2.5 Turbocharged Diesel Intercooled. 1986 Engine from a Defender runsgreat with no smoking except a little on cold start. Custom 2.5" mandrelbent exhaust system. 2.25" mandrel bent intake system with customintercooler. Exhaust gas temperature and boost gauges. Glow plugscontrolled with push button on dash. Boost goes up to 10 psi and holds.The engine pulls strong up to 65 m.p.h. and EGT never gets above 1000 Feven pulling steep hills at cruising speed.
TransmissionMilitary specification 4 Speed. Clutch, clutch master cylinder, clutch line, and clutchslave cylinder all replaced when engine swapped last year.
Transfer caseMilitary specifcation
BrakesPower assist four wheel drums. New shoes, master cylinder, and brake hoses.
Tires/WheelsWheels are factory steel 16" with custom weld on beadlocks. These are functionalbeadlocksTires are military specification 9.00-16 Michelins. They have less than 3000 milesuse from new and have approx 90% tread left.
InteriorStereo is a concealed, marine grade blue tooth amplifier with four Sony Marine speakers.The control unit mounts inside the Tuffy center console. The stereo can easily be heardat highway speeds. It has Rover North front door panels as well as the reartroop door. The front seats are upgrademodels and the rear features a pair of jump seats. The top has been lined with 1/2"industrial insulation. It features a safari top with the four vents for cooling.
AccessoriesFeatures a 8000 pound Warn winch, two recovery clevises front and rear, 2 chains forextraction, pioneer kit, snorkel, and hi-lift jack.
Frame/BodyThe frame is solid as is the body. This was originally a military model and was heavilyundercoated. The paint is in excellent shape inside and out. The firewall is solid. This modelhas two underseat fuel tanks for a total capacity of 20 gallons.
TITLE!!! This vehicle will come with a transferable registration and notarized bill of sale.Alabama only issues registrations on vehiclesthis old. It can be taken to your state DMV andused to acquire a title there, if your state does issue them on oldervehicles. I have to list with "cleartitle" as there is no selection for "clear registration".
The vehicle can be viewed in Elrod, AL which is near Tuscaloosa.