THIS VAN IS BACK ON MARKET FOR DEFINITE SALE
PLEASE NO 'TYRE KICKERS'
Note: This vehicle IS advertised elsewhere so it’s first in, first served.
See pictures attached, more coming in a couple of days.
Original Drivers and Workshop Manuals included, not very often this happens, along with any previous written history from previous owner if we still have.
I'm the third owner since new, I remember going to school in this van, even got to drive it too.
Was owned by local butcher since new and my father purchased off him once he retired....
Repowered with Renault engine and Toyota older style 5-speed gearbox (tough as blocks)
Needs bodywork repair, but this is certainly a good example at this price.
"As Is, Where Is" applies
Located in Palmerston North, New Zealand
Questions asked so far:
Can you please me whether this is in running order??
Close, but not quite, not been started for years, but was running on the road for years with the current repower configuration.
What's the situation with the rego and W.O.F. please??
No to both….. Plates dead and no WOF due to rust. Certainly repairable, but would take a lot of $/Labour.
Was your current repower ever certified when registered with the current plates on the van????
When it hit the road it was just before the certification law passed that meant all repowered vehicles needed a full certification to today’s standards so has no cert plate.
What is original under the van, i.e, drive axle, diff or brakes please???
All standard, incl. brakes and steering, except for the following:
3. Altered driveshaft (diff standard)
4. Austin Princess wiring loom & dash (to try to keep it more ‘British’)
Where is the majority of the rust??
Where body mounts to chassis maybe rusty as body slightly dropped on chassis at rear. Door apertures have some rust, but vehicle has been kept indoors since it went off the road. Roof and exterior are basically visually sound.
Original Factory Dimensions:
Length, 12' 5" (3.785m)
Width, 5’4" (1.626m)
Height, 6’7" (2.007m)
Wheelbase, 7' 2" (2.184m)
*Ground Clearance, 8" (20.3cm)
Turning Circle, 420" (10.67m)
Net chassis weight, 13 1/4 cwt (673 kg)
Net van weight, 20 5/8 cwt (1048 kg)
Max permissible gross load, 35 cwt (1778 kg)
Nb: * Van may sit a little higher due to springs being releafed when originally went back on the road and weight may differ due to replacement engine & gearbox.