Thursday, June 5, 2014

Spotted: Land Rover Series III Ambulance

Ready for your next overland vehicle?  How about something totally different from the usual modern 4x4?

Spotted on eBay UK:  a neatly converted Land Rover Series III Ambulance fully kitted for overland travel.

The seller, Gwynswift, has the following to say:
So why does "Dougal" Make such a good go anywhere camper or expedition vehicle?
  • Converted to a 2.5 normally aspirated diesel engine (Freight Rover) by the previous owner, he returns around 24MPG when fully loaded for life on the road. He has a Fairly Overdrive fitted which helps with fuel consumption.
  • Locking front hubs.
  • Large space in the rear
  • Simple easy mechanics to fix on the road on expeditions - parts are plenty full and cheap
  • Bags of charm which will get everybody talking to you when you pull up - you will get more pictures taken of him than any other vehicle on the road
  • Fully equipped to be a home away from home. 
  • Large easy entry to the back. Also accessible from the cab.

A few more comments from the seller:

  • 12 storage cupboards custom fitted
  • Double size bed above cab with mattress. 
  • SMEV 9222 double burner stove and sink unit with micro switch tap and glass top. Whale submersible pump
  • Large gas bottle, regulator, 3 way splitter and copper pipping throughout. 
  • Removable table and 2x custom fitted seats using series 3 front seats.
  • Stand up shower
  • 8L instant hot water heater. Gives 30 mins of hot water at good pressure . (currently being serviced) 
  • 3x40L fresh water tanks
  • High flow water pump for shower. 
  • Copper gas pipes throughout 
  • Electric fans for those hot nights 
  • Split charge relay 
  • Master ignition kill switch 
  • 2x Deep cycle 110AH  batteries 
  • Space to fit a Dometic 3 way fridge. All wiring and gas pipes and flue ready to take one. 
  • easy to clean laminate flooring 
  • LED rear light clusters 
  • Interior LED lighting in the back
  • LED exterior lighting out of the back doors. 
  • Rear view camera (no monitor installed)

 The current bid is as follows:
It would certainly make a fun unique overland vehicle for a future owner!

End Bid