Episode: 7 & 8
Vehicle: 1981 Land Rover Series III Stage One V8
Episode 7 & 8
Work Completed: Converted to run on LPG or petrol including installing the LPG tank and filler cap, vaporiser, a switch to select between LPG or petrol, pipework, fitting a new uprated distributor cap, HT leads, coil and amplifier, repainted some parts black including the front bumper, windscreen, bonnet kickplates and rear tiltframe, added some black metal trim around the top of the doors and headlights, fitted a black roll bar, refitted the interior and exterior door handles, refitted the front sidelights and indicators, refitted the front grille and refitted the passenger seat.
Notes: Previous owner abandoned restoration project after car was repainted in the wrong shade of Inca Yellow but supplied all the replacement and original parts. Restored car tested at Land Rover’s off-road circuit. Final sale on-screen was £3,000, but the buyer backed out at the last minute, according to Mike’s ending narration.