1973 Land Rover Series III L'Expedition Transafricaine

Specs for 1973 Series III


  • Land Rover Series III $27,500


  • Engine replaced with a 20,000 mile engine
  • Head Rebuilt for unleaded gas
  • Pertronix electronic ignition
  • New weber carburetor
  • New water pump
  • New motor mounts
  • New alternator
  • Refurbished radiator
  • New fan belt
  • New radiator hoses
  • New hose clamps
  • New thermostat
  • New Pertronix coil
  • New spark plug wires
  • New spark plugs
  • New stainless exhaust system
  • Spin on oil filter adapter

Transmission and Transfer Case

  • Original series III transmission in average condition


  • The frame is solid and shows no rust but has had a new rear crossmember and other repairs about 10 years ago


  • Wheel bearings removed and cleaned and regressed
  • New hub seals
  • New hub seal races
  • Locking hubs


  • Springs in good condition
  • New shocks
  • Galvanized front spring mounting plates


  • Body panels have a rugged patina and still bare original expedition and sponsorship decals
  • Bulkhead in good shape with no rust lower door channels replaced
  • New tailgate
  • All cappings re-galvanized
  • Windshield frame re-galvanized
  • Tire carrier re-galvanized
  • New door weather stripping
  • New bulkhead to windshield frame seal
  • New floor hardware
  • Door tops in good shape with no rust
  • Door latches in good shape
  • New headlight buckets
  • New old stock shift boots
  • New bumper
  • New soft top
  • New soft top hoop set
  • Galvanized tailgate hardware
  • New hood to grille buffer strip


  • Original seats in good shape
  • New floor mats
  • New rubber mat in load bay
  • New Defender shoulder harness seat belts
  • Seat belt bar (locates shoulder harness in soft top to correct location)


  • New tie rod ends
  • New drag link and track rod


  • New brake shoes
  • Drums resurfaced
  • New brake springs
  • New wheel cylinders
  • New brake lines
  • New brake hoses


  • New body wiring harness
  • New engine wiring harness
  • New frame wiring harness
  • New headlight pigtails
  • New headlights
  • New starter solenoid
  • New original type battery cables
  • New horn
  • New fuse box

Fuel System

  • Fuel tank in good shape
  • New fuel tank bushings and mounting hardware
  • New fuel level sending unit
  • New Facet electric fuel pump
  • New fuel lines
  • New weber carburetor
  • New fuel filter
  • New choke cable

Tires and wheels

  • Five new BFG Mud Terrain tires
  • New valve stems


  • Disc brake conversion
  • Hard top
  • Stainless steel gas tank
  • 2" receiver hitch with trailer wiring harness (flat four)
  • Overdrive
  • Interior Hardura trim for seat box and bulkhead
  • Winch
  • Gas tank skid plate
  • Front differential guard
  • Front recovery rings
  • Galvanized rock sliders
  • High lift jack
  • Locking steel center console
  • 12 volt outlet
  • Radio
  • Hella headlights
  • Cargo lashing rings