1988 RANGE ROVER CLASSIC HIGHLINE

KEY FACTS

  • A well-loved and cared-for example of the rugged classic SUV, offered in sound mechanical health and presented in fair, honest condition.
  • A 3.5-litre petrol V8 powers the permanent four-wheel drive system through a five-speed LT77 manual transmission with Borg Warner chain-driven transfer box.
  • Having been driven and used as intended, the vehicle has covered approximately 360,000km to date.

EQUIPMENT AND FEATURES

  • This Range Rover Classic is finished in the timeless colour combination of silver over a hardwearing grey cloth-trimmed interior.
  • As a ‘Highline’ model, this example is equipped with air conditioning, power-operated windows and door mirrors, and handsome wood trim in its cabin.
  • It rides on the correct set of 16-inch, three-spoke alloy wheels.
  • The car has been given a mild cam to improve output along with an oversized alloy radiator that for superior cooling.
  • The roof was replaced to install a factory metal sunroof, and two of the driver’s side rear panels were replaced as the originals were damaged.
  • A black bullbar has also been fitted on the front bumper, the original stereo has been replaced with a more modern Sony unit, and a Uniden CB radio has been installed in the cabin.
  • The vehicle will be sold with its original owner's manual, Vicroads club permit logbook, and a record book and various invoices detailing all work completed during the seller’s five years of ownership.

CONDITION

  • There is no substantial bodywork damage, however there are minor dents in both rear doors, as well as dings on the front driver’s-side corner of the vehicle.
  • The silver paintwork is in fair overall condition, with minor scratches and blemishes around the car, including a scratch on the driver’s side panel above the wheel arch. The replacement factory sunroof has been repainted, and is in good condition.
  • Inside, the robust interior has been preserved in good original condition. It has not been reupholstered, but the headlining was replaced when the sunroof was installed, and the wood accents have been re-varnished. The seats are in very good shape.
  • This Range Rover is described as being mechanically sound, and presents no major mechanical or electrical faults, nor issues with the controls or dials.
  • A full on-hoist inspection was carried out on the 11th of November, 2020 with all suggested work carried out during a follow-up service on the 15th of February, 2021.

SERVICE HISTORY

  • The Fatman’s Shed in Rye performed a major service on the in February 2021 at 333,113 kilometers. Work included replacement of the fuel tank sender unit, two passenger-side tie rod ends, the rocker cover gasket and front pinion seal. Additionally, all of the belts, engine and transmission mounts, the alternator and the clutch slave cylinder were replaced.
  • The steering hoses and two rear springs were replaced in August 2019.
  • Other maintenance in the past five year has included replacement of the camshaft, windscreen, fuel tank and suspension dampers.

SUMMARY

This 1988 Range Rover Classic Highline is a rugged and well-equipped modern classic 4x4, presented in honest, well-used condition but with no reported mechanical faults. Usable, straightforward and without pretence, it will make a fine daily driver or workhorse for its next owner.

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This vehicle’s VIN has been checked against the Australian Personal Property Securities Register, and there is no security interest or other registration kind logged against the serial number. This vehicle has been checked through the Austroads NEVDIS system, and there are no markers under the written-off or stolen databases.

Car Overview

  • 333,113 km
  • manual
  • RHD
  • Silver
  • Grey
  • 3.5L
  • VINSALLHAML7EA340524


Lot Overview

  • Lot #06075
  • private Sale
  • Rye, Victoria, Australia

Seller

  • Michael_FJ

Exterior  (50)

Interior  (46)

Mechanical  (12)

Documents  (16)

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