6-Wheel Range Rover Pickup Perfect For Hauling Hot Air BalloonsS

Need a luxury 4-seater to haul your hot air balloon? This 19-foot-long creation, built from the front of a good Range Rover and the back of a crashed one, is custom built to haul them.

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AROUND 1993 IT WAS GIVEN TO ONE OF THE LEADING SPECIAL VEHICLE BESPOKE BUILDERS OF ONE OFF VEHICLES THAT NORMALLY MAKE STRETCH ROLLS ROYCE AND 6 WHEEL RANGE ROVERS FOR OIL SHEIKS.....

AND THE BRIEF WAS TO PRODUCE A HANDSOME CREW CAB RANGE ROVER CAPABLE OF CARRYING 5 PEOPLE IN COMFORT AND THEIR $200,000 HOT AIR BALLOON.

AND YES THE HOT AIT BALLOON FITTED SO NEATLY IN THE BACK OF THE PICK UP THEY KEPT IT FOR YEARS.

THEN, AS THE HOT AIR BALLOON USES LPG GAS TO HEAT THE BOILERS. THEY HAD THIS STRANGE ROVER TO RUN ON LPG GAS TOO.

SO RUNS ON BOTH PETROL-GASOLINE AND LPG GAS....SAME FITMENT AS YOU HAVE ON RV HEATING TANKS..REAL CHEAP TO USE IN UK..WHERE GASOLINE IS A STAGGERING $10 USD A GALLON, IT COSTS $4 A GALLON ON LPG GAS.

LOCATED IN UK. SHIPPING IS NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE TO MAINLAND USA.MEXICO AND SOME PARTS OF CANADA. DO ASK FOR ANY OTHER PLACES TO SHIP WE CAN HELP.

WE CAN HELP WITH ALL SHIPPING OR YOU USE YOUR PEOPLE NO PROBLEM.

CHASSIS IS STRONG STRONG AND I AM AN ENGINEER AND I CANT SEE THE CHASSIS WELDING.

ITS VERY STRONG.

REAR AXLE IS FLOATING. STILL HAS DIFF INSTALLED BUT NO DRIVE SHAFTS SO NO DRAG.

AND ITS A FULL 19 FOOT LONG.

BIG BIG CHUNKY TYRES.

RIDES LIKE A BIG RANGE ROVER ON CHUNKY TYRES.

SPEC ON BUILD WAS MOST PARTS WHERE REPLACED IN 1993 USING A DAMAGED DONOR FUEL INJECTION 3.9 TOP SPEC RANGE ROVER.

THE USUAL 4 SPEED AUTO WITH OVERDRIVE AND HI LOW GEARING...WHICH ALL WORKS...

LEATHER-WALNUT.ELECTRIC EVERYTHING-AND SOME.

BOTH ALARM KEY FOBS..IMPORTANT...

SUNROOF...

LOUD STEREO......

TRAVELS LOADED AT 80 MPH WITH 3/4 TONNE IN PICKUP HAULING A BIG TRAILER OR RV.

NO REASON A 5TH WHEEL OR GOOSENECK COULD NOT BE FITTED.

COLOUR ID BELUGA BLACK CLEARCOAT AND IS NICER THAN PHOTOS.

THE HOOD IS BLUE AND WAS REPLACED A FEW YEARS AGO DUE TO SOMEONE STANDING ON THE HOOD ONLY...NEVER GOT ROUND TO PAINTING IT.

BIG NEW BATTERY. RECENT SERVICE AND TUNE.

SWITCH INSIDE FOR GAS-LPG AND GASOLINE.

THE BIG 100 LITRE LPG TANK LIVES IN THE PICK UP. NO LPG GAS IS ALLOWED SHIPPING WISE SO IT WILL HAVE GASOLINE IN AND A LEGAL SURGE CERTIFICATE FOR SHIPPING. THEN JUST GO TO GAS STATION AND FILL TANK UP ON WAY HOME.

IT RUNS ALL THE TIME ON EITHER. WE USE LPG-GAS AS IT SOOOOOOOOO SMOOTH AND CHEAPER TO USE.

GLASS IS TINTED UVA PROTECTED.

AND IF YOU FANCY DOING A DIESEL CONVERSION ALLOW US AT EXTRA COST TO SUPPLY YOU A LATE TURBO DIESEL ENGINE AND GEARBOX AND LOAD IT INTO THE PICKUP FOR CHEAPER SHIPPING. IF ITS BOLTED TO THE CHASSIS IT IS PART OF THE VEHICLE. NO EXTRA TAXES TO PAY.

WOULD I DRIVE FROM NEW YORK TO SEATTLE IN THIS TOMORROW. OH BOY JUST ASK ME...PEOPLE SMILE-WAVE-TAKE PICTURES WITH THEIR MOBILE PHONES.....

ITS A NO RESERVE AUCTION, THE BALLOON HAS BEEN SOLD, AND IT NEEDS A GOOD HOME INSTEAD OF US USING IT AND ABUSING IT...WINTER IN UK IS HORRID...AND ALTHOUGH ITS USEFUL TO PULL ANYTHING OUT STUCK IN THE MUD WE ALREADY HAVE MANY LAND ROVER INCLUDING A 200BHP BELLARGIO LANDROVER DEFENDER. SO WE ARE NOT STUCK...

WHAT WE DO WANT.......IS A RIGID TRUCK WITH SLEEPER..THINK YOU CALL THEM EXPEDITOR OR SOMETHING. OR A REEFER TRUCK.

WE RACE F1 SIDECAR AND WANT A TRUCK....LIKE A STRETCH KENWORTH WITH SLEEPER AND 24FT BOX ON THE BACK.

DIESEL ONLY........PREFER AUTOMATIC BUT LETS SEE WHAT YOU HAVE.

DOCK DELIVERY MUST BE INCLUDED AS IS THIS RANGE ROVER TO OUR DOCKS....A FULL DAY ROAD TRIP IN UK.....

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