1953 Land rover series 1, 80", Beautifull restoration For Sale
For Sale £29995
Here we have a 1953 model year 80” Land Rover, in fantastic condition, ready to use and enjoy. It was registered
MRU 54 in Bournemouth on the 6th December 1952
It went to is first owner John Laing, of Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, this is now a large building firm, they held on to the land rover to 1955.
In 1955 it moved to Albert Palmer of Bedford, the 2nd owner,
It looks like the land rover came off the road in the early 60s.
It was owned by a Peter. Boxall from 1993 to 2015, there are a number of mots from 1993 to 2003,
In January 2015 MRU54 was bought by Julian Hussey, he purchased the vehicle with the intention to bring it back to its former glory.
Over the next few months Julian totally dismantled the vehicle, MRU54 had survived pretty well, retaining all it original major mechanical components. This land rover has been restored to a high standard. The original chassis has been repaired to a high standard,
The bulkhead is the aluminium style bulkhead which is in great original condition.
There is a large pile of receipts for work done from the 1990s till the restoration in 2015/16.
The restoration is finished in a lovely shade of deep bronze green which had has some matting agent in to take the shine off. Finished off with Undercover cover hood and seats. All the galvanizing was removed for the restoration, new wiring loom etc
On the road the original 2 litre engine performs well, these 80”s have a bit more get up and go than the original 1600cc engine, making it a very usable series 1, with many of the features of the original 80” land rover.
Original matching numbers to the Land Rover.
For more information please call Tom on 07974 691822
Viewing by appointment only, location in North Buckinghamshire, 15miles for M40 junction 9, and 20miles to M1, junction 15
Or email more info [email protected]
This has to be the best value restored 80" on the market!
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