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Custom Land Rover Lr1 (1996) - 6' Lift, Winch, All (built In Adventure Road Tp) on 2040-cars

Year:1996 Mileage:205000

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Mechanically sound, but it's a 17 year old SUV and has some quirks as you'd expect, mostly everything is in great order.

There is a lot into it, and I am sure this list is not complete. Why am I selling? I have another off road V8 truck.


  • 1996 Land Rover Discovery I

  • 205,000 about on the OD (engine, transmission, axles, seats, and lots of other stuff has been replaced)

  • 4.0V8

  • Auto Transmission

  • Full time four wheel drive

  • Transfer case has high, low, lock high, lock low

  • High end factory trim package (SE)

    After Market Stuff

  • HUD display with speed, RPM, voltage, temp + display

  • 6" Suspension lift with corrected geometry.

  • Bilstein 7100 remote reservoir racing shocks.

  • 35x12.5R15 Cooper SST mud terrain tires (new April 2013, less then 500 miles)

  • 360 LED floodlight (each light 60 degree spread pattern) coverage on roof rack by 6x 48W LED lights

  • LED spot on rear bumper (8 degree pencil spot) switched with undercarriage lights

  • LED running lights 2x 8W

  • LED (48 LEDS) 190W flood (60 degree pattern) Light Bar

  • Yellow/White LED emergency flashing lights front and rear facing

  • Warn XP with synthetic 90 ft cable

  • Bull bumper

  • Snorkel

  • Rear custom bumper with 2" receiver - Complete with Coke-Cola bottle opener.

  • Reverse Dana 44 front axle with limited slip diff

  • New front axle halves and Land Rover U-joints (1,000 miles)

  • Newer transmission (about 60K miles)

  • Rebuilt 4.0 V8 about (70k miles)

  • Boss head unit built for iPhone/iPod(i device not included)

  • ACP racing seats (Has standard OEM seat belts. Can accept 4 point harness)

  • Rearview camera/mirror integrated 7" LCD flat screen / Rearview camera (160 degree viewing)

  • Rear Chromoly rear axle with Detroit locker.

  • Skid plates: F/R Diffs, gas tank, oil, transfer case.

  • Integrated full length rock sliders/rails

  • 72" full length roof rack/basket (recovery tools not included)

  • Ladder on rear door

  • Front & rear sunroofs (rear track is disconnected)

  • LED 4 floods mounted to under carriage

  • One jump seat in cargo bed (total of 6 seats with seat belts)

  • Diff gearing to 4:10

  • Entire outside has been RINO-Lined 

    (While I have made every effort to make sure this list is correct, it may not be complete for one reason or another.)

    Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer.

    I have paperwork for maintenance mostly complete going back to the dealer sale and the original sales paperwork.

    As a side note, I will trade for a WRX, EVO or something along those lines.

On Oct-05-13 at 10:53:21 PDT, seller added the following information:

Two of the photos shown were taken before the rhino lining, roof rack and LED lighting was added. Those photos were taken in 2011 near Knik glacier Alaska. My LR 1 is NOT a show truck. It's built to drive the Darien Gap, the Rubicon, Moab, the Trans-Am trail or the PanAmerican Hwy. So yes, It has been driven off road in Alaska, big island of Hawaii and across the west from the dealership that sold it in Colorado. I have changed all the fluids and cleaned the filters after every trip and I can guarantee the engine has never been hydro-shocked and the ECM/Computer has never been flooded. The winning bidder will receive the original sales paperwork and much of the maintenance and repair history.

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