Wheeler Dealers: S13 E7 – 1965 Land Rover Series IIA


Budget: $10,000
Purchase Price: $8,000
Final Cost: $15,176
Selling Price: $19,000
Profit/Loss: +$3,824

Work Completed: Chassis cleaned, surface rust removed, and repainted, wheels repainted, engine detailed, generator replaced with alternator, new brake lines installed, brakes re-adjusted, new suspensions installed, solar power system with inverter kit and additional 12-volt battery installed, hard top and side windows installed, roof-mounted tent and additional braces installed, water purification system installed, winch installed, paint sanded to give a camouflage look.

Notes: Purchased in Los Angeles; seller was absent during time of purchase. Mike named the car “Henry”. Built as a survival vehicle. Restored car taken to Salton Sea to test the new gadgets. Sold to an anonymous buyer who did not want to be seen on camera.

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