1985 Defender 130 - 5.3L 6-speed automatic Conversion

1985 Land Rover Defender Special Vehicles

Condition: Used
Make: Land Rover
Model: Defender
SubModel: 130
Type: Crew Cab Pickup
Trim: Special Vehicles
Year: 1985
Mileage: 2,504
VIN: 00000000000000000
Color: White
Engine: LS 5.3
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States

Description for Land Rover Defender 1985

1985 Land Rover HCPU 130 Defender 5.3L 6-speed automatic Conversion

Conversion completed in 2016
GM Gen IV LS 5.3L (LC9), completely rebuilt, DOD delete with GM 6L80E transmission. This was a complete drivetrain from a 2012 pickup with @27,000 miles, ecm, wire harness, trans controller and gas pedal.
Custom speartech shifter with tap ship capability.
Nicholas Markiw conversion radiator, T-Case adaptor plate, motor mounts, etc.
High-pressure fuel pump, custom braided fuel lines, etc.
New power steering box
Custom professional wiring harness
Painless fuse box and wiring assembly
Aluminum radiation with twin electric fans
Transmission cooler
Ceramic coated Hooker headers and 2 ½" stainless Magnaflow "off-road", Stainless vband clamps, and welds
Dyno tuned & engine management by Dr. Detroit (have dyno sheets)
Front seats re trimmed with Black leather Exmoor trim kits and new foam.
Waterproof seat covers
Factory rear fold/tumble bench seat
Tuffy center console with sub controller and Bluetooth stereo/amp
Pioneer powered sub, driver side seat box
New seat belts
Floor matting
Wireless backup camera
Dakota VXH-1018 Analog/Digital Gauge cluster System with BIM-01-2
Interior Safety Device Cage (Included but not installed, bolt in, with frame mounts)
Body, frame, outriggers, seatbox, cross member are all in good shape.
Bulkhead floors had small holes so they were cut out and new galvanized pieces were welded in and painted to match the truck.
Door frame bottoms had surface rust and small imperfections. The door bottoms were repaired and new door channel welded in.
Truck has new felt window channels on the doors, new hinges and hardware as well as all new door seals.
The rear cross member was replaced by the previous owner and very well done.
Steel wolf wheels w/ brand new BFG KM2′s. Full size matching spare
Galvanized rear hoop set and grey PVC soft top over bed.
Arb bull bar winch bumper
9,500 lbs winch with synthetic line, New
Led Driving/off road lights
LED high and low beam headlight conversion
LED running, turn, reverse, and brake lights
Genuine Land Rover HD front coil springs
New shocks absorbers
HD steering linkage and ball joints
Differential skid guards, galvanized
2" hitch/receiver
HD hood and wing top protectors, black powdercoat
The truck is not in perfect shape and has minor dings and dents but is in very good shape. Body is honest with original paintwork and patina.
Truck mechanically sound and impressive. Work was completed by LSX competent shop specializing in LS conversion/racing applications. Approximately 2,400 flawless miles on vehicle since completion. Have a good bit of paperwork.
Truck was legally imported from Netherlands in 2013 by reputable importer, owned by a few defender enthusiasts, and currently has a clean/clear Virginia title in my name, fully insured through Haggerty.