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    Default Land Rover 88 Series 2A Searle Safari

    Sold: Land Rover 88 Series 2A Searle Safari

    Unique opportunity to own/restore one of the few Land Rover Series 88 2a Searle conversion.

    Land Rover Searle Conversion;

    The Safari conversion was based on the short wheel base Land Rover three door. No pop up top was available for this conversion so it is difficult to identify in the field.

    The Safari had the behind the seat bulkhead removed and seats that fold down into twin beds installed. Privacy curtains blocked off all the windows. This conversion included a removable rear table for the opposing rear bench seats, under bench seat storage and a cooker on the rear door that folds up for storage. A full roof rack also came standard.

    Options include a chest refrigerator in place of the front centre seat, dual batteries, air conditioning, a toilet and a rear tent extension.

    Model: Land Rover, Series IIA
    Body type: Basic or Station wagon
    Wheel base: 88in
    Engine: petrol
    Suffix used from April 1966 till April 1967

    Located Amesbury MA


    Smiths round heater, Selectro Locking hubs. Rare conversion for indicator on top of wings to allow jerry cans mounted on front bumper.

    This is a barn find and has been sitting for 25 years. Motor turns over. Bring a trailer and can help loading.
    Bill of sale. Tags: Land Rover Series 2A, Series 3, Defender, LandRover, Carawagon, Searle, Safari, Expedition, Camel Trophy.

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    Last edited by zeerover; 11-21-2019 at 12:18 PM. Reason: SOLD

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    Hi Zeerover, I'm interested. Can you reach me at to discuss. We've done business before. Thanks, Rod

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