1975 Land Rover Series 3 restoration
This is the restoration of a customers 1975 Land Rover Series 3 SWB 2.25 diesel that has been in his family since 1978.
We restored this onto a new galvanised chassis, the original bulkhead we cut out all the rust and fitted new door posts + footwells + feet then galvanised for longevity. The original engine was fully reconditioned as was the gearbox. Axle casings were shot blasted and powder coated black and fully refurbished internally. All other mechanical components were either new or reconditioned, new wiring loom. Full respray in Marine Blue with body cappings and windscreen frame re-galvanised.
Before work started:
Stripped down the the chassis, lots of rust!
Reconditioned engine and gearbox fitted to new galvanised chassis:
Galvanised bulkhead sprayed Marine Blue before fitting:
All the bodywork is re-sprayed in separate pieces to ensure full coverage:
The finished Land Rover: