Land Rover Series 2 88" Soft Top 1960 Galvanised Chassis Restoration


Land Rover Series 2 88" Soft Top 1960 Galvanised Chassis Restoration

We are delighted to offer this lovely example of a Series 2. First built 4th October 1960 and first registered 23rd November 1960.
The vehicle comes complete with it's original buff logbook and lots of paperwork including receipts for the restoration work. There is also an old picture showing the vehicle outside Alan Goodyear Ltd in Gainsborough who used to own the vehicle.

The vehicle has been rebuilt to original specification and a vast majority of original parts were reused and new old stock parts where sourced where required. The restoration includes a new galvanised chassis.

The vehicle is in by far one of the most classic colour combination marine blue with contrasting sand canvas.

The bulkhead was refurbished with new pressed footwells and pillars. New galvanised Richards chassis. Gearbox fully refurbished. Engine rebuilt block and head have been chemically cleaned and pressure tested. Converted with unleaded head. New valves and seats so the vehicle can now run on unleaded.

New black vinyl front and rear bench seats have been fitted. A new autosparks wiring loom, new swivels, suspension, steering rods, track rod ends, steering box rebuilt and a new steering relay.

Brakes completely overhauled, axles fully rebuilt. New lights fitted all round. There is so much more to list.

The vehicle is in immaculate condition and drives very well. The vehicle has always been dry stored and has travelled very few dry miles since the restoration was completed.

The bodywork on this example is immaculate and all the panels are straight with no dents or scraps. The cappings and windscreen have been removed and re galvanised all the correct rivets have been used during the restoration showing the attention to detail.

All windows open, all the window channels are good since the vehicle has had a fully restoration and everything is new.

The load area is exceptionally clean and doesn't show any sights of heavy use and is presented with a rubber mat.

The vehicle has one of the best engine bays we have seen on a Series 2, extremely clean.

The engine busts into life at the turn of the key. It is apparent that this is a vehicle that has been maintained and covered low mileage it runs as quiet and smooth as any Series Land Rover that we have ever had.

A joy to drive and such fun, the vehicle will have a full 12-month MOT from the day of sale. Four wheel drive and low range engage, as they should. The gears change up and down as they should it has a very quiet gearbox which is a good sign of it's light use over the years. This vehicle will be supplied fully serviced including engine, filter, main gearbox, transfer box, overdrive, diffs and swivels.

The steering is as it should be and the vehicle doesn't wonder on the road like some series vehicles do. All the tyres have been replaced and are in very good condition.

The vehicle is as clean underneath as on top any inspection is welcome.


On offer is an unmolested and well-restored Series 2 Softop in immaculate restored condition. The chassis numbers on the plates are the same as on the log book registration document.

This Land Rover has obviously been cared for and cherished by its previous owners and thousands of pounds were spent on it during it's restoration. The rebuild took approximately 1000 plus hours.

A comprehensive list of all the works carried out to the vehicle can be shown to any interested party.

It is very solid example and is ready to use and enjoy.

This is a fantastic example of a 62-year-old Series Land Rover. You will have to go a long way to find a better vehicle.

Anything on this Land Rover that required attention has been done it is now faultless.

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Any trail or inspection welcome, Credit and debit cards accepted, Delivery can also be arranged, P/X welcome, Any enquires please call 078255 87155 or 01745 798681

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