One-of-a-Kind Fully Restored Ex-MOD Lightweight

For sale: 1975 Land Rover Defender RHD Radio Military Air Portable

Technical specifications

Item location:
Alto, New Mexico, United States
Land Rover
RHD Radio Military Air Portable
Bronze Green
Engine size:
2.25L gasoline
Number of cylinders:
Drive type:
4-Wheel Drive, Convertible
Vehicle Title:
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Legally imported and registered in New Mexico, o no worries there. Currently in my dad's garage in Ruidoso, ew Mexico.

Please see below for particulars, ist of restoration work completed, arts replaced, nd contact details. Please visit my website for more photos of the restoration process and full description of the adventure:

This truly is a unique vehicle and has been a labor of love as well as an incredible learning experience for me. As of right now, have well over $30,000 into this project including parts, rofessional services, nd shipping from Ireland to Dallas, X. That does not include any of my time or expenses.

I will be happy to answer any and all questions....just email me with contact info and I will get back to you as soon as possible. I prefer to talk directly to anyone interested, o give a number that I can reach you on in the mornings.....I am currently in Italy, o 6-9 hours ahead of the US.

Serious offers and inquiries only, lease.



Light Weight Particulars, mported by LM Imports, LC (October, 014)

1975 88inch Series III UK MOD Air Portable "Light Weight"

chassis # 95103525A

engine # 95108352 2.25L petrol (gasoline) 67hp

Restoration Work Undertaken (Ballygar, ounty Galway, reland, pril-August 2014)

Full rolling-chassis restoration including using Land Rover, earmach, r OEM parts whenever possible.

-removal of all body panels, oors, ood, tc.

-removal of all electrical wiring

-degreasing and pressure washing of engine, ransmission, hassis, nd axles

-rusted out rear 1/4 chassis removed and replaced with new part built to original spec

-replaced 2 outriggers with new

-full sand blasting of whole rolling chassis and body panels and body parts

-welding and repair of all rust weakened chassis areas by certified welder

-full professional spray of rolling chassis with 2-part primer and black chassis paint

-engine and mechanical work by professional mechanics including

-new cylinder head to allow use of unleaded gasoline (ACR)

-new complete distributor (Land Rover)

-new carburetor (Land Rover)

-new water pump (Land Rover)

-starter and alternator rebuilt

-new gas tank, uel level sender, uel lines (OEM spec)

-new brake drums, ylinders, ads, nd lines as needed (OEM spec)

-new electrical wiring harness (Autosparks, EM spec)

-new full distributor, ap, lugs, nd wires (Land Rover)

-all hoses replaced

-all fluids replaced (motor, ransmission, rake, ears and axles, nd coolant)

-new head, ide, rake, nd indicator lights (Land Rover)

Body panels and parts professional sprayed in heated spray booth using 2-part acrylic in Land Rover Bronze Green

Additional parts replaced:

-5 new tires, 750x16 All Terrain)

-new canvas top (full FFR by All Wheel Trim)

-new wheel bearing gaiters (for MOD spec)

-new Deluxe Seats

Any part that we had questions about was replaced or repaired. Body was reassembled prior to shipping to Dallas, exas. Further mechanical work completed by North Texas British:

-all new exhuast

-main steering box rebuilt

-front knuckle swivel joints rebuilt

-new oil pump

-new speedometer cable

-new choke cable

-installed additional water temp and oil pressure gauges

After a 500 plus mile road trip from Dallas, X, o Roswell, M, hat really gave me a chance to find and sort out additional work required:

-valves adjusted so that engine runs smooth and quiet

-many oil leaks discovered and fixed

-exhaust leaks sorted

-new rear half shafts installed

I have all receipts for parts and work and will be happy to answer any further questions.

contact info:

Logan Mitchell

Italian cell: 011 39 347 930 0039

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