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S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

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S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

#1 Post by bsa_m21 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:34 pm

I came across this '72 S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist. Should be a reasonable buy for someone to get into a Series truck.

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/nvn/cto ... 86184.html

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Re: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

#2 Post by TimberPig » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:24 pm

This is the same truck as posted a few ads down the page as Shabby Chic Series III 88.

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#3 Post by DirtyRanger » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:43 pm

Knowing nothing about LR's, but wanting to get a project to clean up for my wife to drive does this look ok? Obviously understand there are no guaranties with anything, but looks genuine and might be fun to restore. Thoughts?

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Re: S3-88 in N.Van on Craigslist

#4 Post by harv » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:15 pm

Gary, I love the old series LR's, I've had my Series 2A for almost 25 years, but unless your wife is really keen on driving this very utilitarian vehicle, she will probably hate it. Sorry to put a damper on buying such a classic. (It would be fun to restore though).
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#5 Post by dixono » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:58 am

Yep the lady’s aren’t big on series trucks. They love range rovers tho! :lol:

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#6 Post by red90 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:53 am

Go look at it and drive it and decide for yourself. Not everyone's wife is the same.... Looks like a nice truck. It is best to either take along a knowledgable person or plan to have it inspected at a Rover shop.

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#7 Post by red90 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:56 am

I just realized that it is at Ray Wood's shop (Roamerdrive HQ). That should be a good sign.

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#8 Post by red90 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:58 am

TimberPig wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:24 pm
This is the same truck as posted a few ads down the page as Shabby Chic Series III 88.
Yes, here: http://www.roverlanders.bc.ca/roverforu ... =3&t=10040

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#9 Post by jpclinging » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:26 pm

That vehicle is sold....cause I bought it! Now undergoing a refresh.

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#10 Post by ANDYD » Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:12 pm

Congrats on your new Landy! Hope it gives you years of good service.

Maybe you can bring it to the Rover-Landers Founders Day in April?
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#11 Post by jpclinging » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:24 pm

Love to attend, the landy is undergoing a bit of major update, with a new bulkhead, paint, doors, tires etc. But let's hope its ready for April.

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