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For Sale: 1989 Land Rover Defender in Spicewood, Texas

Vehicle Description

1989 Land Rover Defender 110

3.5 Liter V8 OHV Petrol, 134 BHP, 3,528cc.

Built in South Africa by Associated Automotive Distributors BlackHeath C.P. 

This Right-hand-drive Land Rover Defender 110 was recently refurbished in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 

  • Powered by a 3.5-liter V8 OHV gasoline engine

  • 5-speed manual transmission

  • 4 WD with diff lock

  • Equipped with aftermarket air conditioning

  • Galvanized chassis

During refurbishment, the galvanized chassis was stripped to bare metal and resprayed in factory chassis paint. 

All suspension components were replaced, including new KONI RAID off-road shocks, anti-roll bars, con links and bushings. 

All steering components were inspected, cleaned and reinstalled. The stabilizer was upgraded with an RTC steering damper. Drag links and tie rod ends have been removed, inspected, cleaned and reinstalled. All wheels have been realigned.

The exhaust line was removed, cleaned and resprayed with exhaust paint able to withstand 600 degrees. 

Brake lines, drums and calipers were inspected, rotors were skimmed, and pads and shoes were replaced. 

The engine, and gearbox have been completely serviced, and a new clutch kit and flywheel have been installed. Distributor and plugs have been inspected as well as cylinder pressures, and a dyna test has been performed. The transmission has been inspected and re-oiled.

Oil filter, fuel filter, air filter, gasket seals, gearbox oil, tri-flange gasket, spark plugs and belts have all been replaced. The aftermarket a/c unit has been inspected and recharged. 

The exterior features a new tinted windshield, new side mirrors, custom Defender door handle covers, new door locks, new air intake covers, new front grill, new LED fog-lamps, new side steps, mag wheels and tires. The body, bumpers and checkered plate hood were all sand blasted, and resprayed/powder coated. Door seals were replaced. 

All original bolts on doors, seats, and exhaust were removed and replaced with stainless steel bolts. Foot pedals were replaced and both the pedal box and hand-brake were inspected and reinstalled. Wheel bays were repainted with chip resistant rubber paint. 

The interior headliner has been replaced, a new rear door card has been installed and the seats have been reupholstered with authentic Kudu antelope leather. It has two new door locks, and a new Alpine radio with advanced Bluetooth and USB receiver. Comes with an American Armor RipStop All Weather cover. 

This Defender 110 has undergone a quality refurbishment, and has no corrosion. It has been fully inspected and any defects were rectified or parts replaced. It passed the Texas State Safety Test. The VIN has been verified by the Travis County Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force.

Registered in the State of Texas. Clean title.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1255663
  • Price:$46,000 (OBO)
  • Location:Spicewood, Texas
  • Year:1989
  • Make:Land Rover
  • Model:Defender
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Brown
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:191000
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Part-time 4WD

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