RARE Land Rover 109 Carmichael Fire Engine For Sale (1983)Rare Land Rover 109 Carmichael Fire Tender. In excellent condition.
Part of a Private collection.
Based on a 1ton chassis, this vehicle must be one of the last to leave the Solihull Plant. Registered 1983 it sports a powerful Rover straight six 2.6 litre petrol engine with exhaust air injection to improve emissions.
The Carmichael conversion features a front mounted Godiva engine driven fire pump,with hand throttle and is fed by a 1000 litre water tank mounted just behind the cab.
Rear of the cab are two storage compartments, with hinged lids, all topped off with an overhead chequer plate aluminium ladder rack.
The vehicle has two tone air horns, beacons and a hand operated roof mounted spot lamp, all of which are fully operational.
The vehicle has covered just under 16 000 miles from new having seen service in South Glamorgan Fire Service, and the Corus Steel works in South Wales.
Now in private hands this vehicle has seen some sympathetic recommissioning, with a new exhaust, seats, brakes, and door tops all receiving attention.
Paintwork is excellent and mostly original, with recently added graphics to enhance its appearance.
Taxed until November 2013