Australian Land Rover Owners

Gallery Donate Calendar Markets Shop Subscribe! Files Links
Go Back   Australian Land Rover Owners > >

Notices

General Chat Almost anything goes, have a look and drop in a few lines. Think of it as a campfire chat with the kids around.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12th March 2009, 08:53 PM
big guy's Avatar
big guy big guy is offline
ChatterBox
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Prospect SA
Posts: 2,137
Found a 94 RRC Overfinch

I just located a 94 model RRC with the full treatment by Overfinch UK.
It was done 6 years ago at a cost of 80,000pounds.

They are asking 39,ooo pounds for it plus all the legal costs and shipping.

That sounds a hell of a lot to me, anyone else think so?

I know they are the best you can get but seriously!!!!!!

Does anyone know if there is one actually in OZ?

Love to pull up next to a new commodoor and beat them.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:03 PM
Psimpson7's Avatar
Psimpson7 Psimpson7 is offline
TopicToaster
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Gold Coast
Posts: 6,079
I would say the price was absoloutely and totally ridiculous.

40grand for a 94 classic....

irrespective of whats been done to it, that is ridiculous!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:10 PM
UncleHo's Avatar
UncleHo UncleHo is offline
OldBushie
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Godwin Beach Qld
Posts: 8,599
There is supposed to be at least 2 Schuler Range Rovers in Australia,or were,they were the forerunner of Overfinch, a lot of the Leyland P76 engine blocks went to the UK and to specialist engine builders when Leyland Australia cleaned out it's warehouses.


cheers
__________________
68 2a GS 6028D 172-484
85 Range Rover 5 spd
98 Disco 1 300TDI auto
80 Ser 3 Lightweight
Aust No5 trailer 2wheel 1/2 ton Ch 1974=173-489
Sankey 1/2 ton trailer 32-GJ-65
REMLR No 003
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:12 PM
justinc's Avatar
justinc justinc is offline
Moderator
Vendor
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kingston, Tassie, OZ.
Posts: 12,141
Quote:
Originally Posted by UncleHo View Post
There is supposed to be at least 2 Schuler Range Rovers in Australia,or were,they were the forerunner of Overfinch, a lot of the Leyland P76 engine blocks went to the UK and to specialist engine builders when Leyland Australia cleaned out it's warehouses.


cheers
...And they're welcome to them

JC
__________________
The Isuzu 110. Solid and as dependable as a rock.
The Range Rover L322. Good enough for Her Majesty- good enough for me.
And now a rescued 2 door RRC 😁
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #5  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:16 PM
pop058's Avatar
pop058 pop058 is offline
Moderator
Gold Subscriber
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Bundaberg Qld
Posts: 4,787
There was an Overfinch advertised a little while ago on eBay UK. It sold for about 3500 pounds?. makes the $40K one look overpriced

paul

RARE OVERFINCH 570HSi RANGE ROVER CLASSIC on eBay, also, Land Rover, Classic Cars, Cars, Parts Vehicles (end time 15-Feb-09 23:51:31 GMT)
__________________
PaulT

REMLR 256 / SLOw 4 (P)

(some) W/Shops/trailers & GS's

97 D1 TDi A (Pop's DD)
07 Territory (Nan's DD)
91/96/97 D1's spares
86 RRC 3.5 A (spare DD)

lots of Series various
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:20 PM
4wd4fun's Avatar
4wd4fun 4wd4fun is offline
Master
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Toowoomba QLD
Posts: 287
Try this one on E Bay UK last Bid just over 3200 pound.

RARE OVERFINCH 570HSi RANGE ROVER CLASSIC on eBay, also, Land Rover, Classic Cars, Cars, Parts Vehicles (end time 15-Feb-09 23:51:31 GMT)

Makes that one sound like gold.

Be cheaper to find a wreck from UK and have parts shipped to convert Aus RRC.

Sory pop058 did not see your post and was checking on kids when i posted. At least we saw same post. Love V8,s had 3 of them but like fuel economy of my TDI.

Last edited by 4wd4fun; 12th March 2009 at 09:24 PM. Reason: did not see previous post
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:23 PM
UncleHo's Avatar
UncleHo UncleHo is offline
OldBushie
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Godwin Beach Qld
Posts: 8,599
G'day Folks

I was up at British Off Road last week and there was a late Classic in there for service, it was one of a special vehicle limited edition a "Sherwood" in Sherwood Green, didn't think that any came to Aust. could have been a private import, was immaculate


cheers
__________________
68 2a GS 6028D 172-484
85 Range Rover 5 spd
98 Disco 1 300TDI auto
80 Ser 3 Lightweight
Aust No5 trailer 2wheel 1/2 ton Ch 1974=173-489
Sankey 1/2 ton trailer 32-GJ-65
REMLR No 003
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:33 PM
big guy's Avatar
big guy big guy is offline
ChatterBox
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Prospect SA
Posts: 2,137
Guys
I emailed the fella selling that one.
He was not prepared to budge and help with transport arrangments.

I am just wondering what they feel like with that much horsepower.
be useless off road really.

I could still have a lot of fun at the lights.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:39 PM
Stuck Stuck is offline
Master
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Swansea, NSW
Posts: 591
Quote:
Originally Posted by big guy View Post

Love to pull up next to a new commodoor and beat them.
So what exactly does Overfinch do that a well sourced and researched local bloke can't do ?. With all due respect, I served 16 years in a HSV dealership and in my opinion HSV's a fairly well marketed load of hype marketed to posers.

Cheers,
Anthony.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12th March 2009, 09:40 PM
justinc's Avatar
justinc justinc is offline
Moderator
Vendor
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kingston, Tassie, OZ.
Posts: 12,141
Quote:
Originally Posted by UncleHo View Post
G'day Folks

I was up at British Off Road last week and there was a late Classic in there for service, it was one of a special vehicle limited edition a "Sherwood" in Sherwood Green, didn't think that any came to Aust. could have been a private import, was immaculate


cheers
I have one, although it is a bit unoriginal now
The colour is actually Brooklands green, a Bentley and Rolls colour also.
They were actually an Australian special edition, and apparently only 250 of them?? They were actually lower spec than the Vogue SE, no electric heated seats or screen, and mine was bought new at Austral motors in 1992. The original owner is actually a customer of mine and now lives only 6km from me! The world is very small...

JC
__________________
The Isuzu 110. Solid and as dependable as a rock.
The Range Rover L322. Good enough for Her Majesty- good enough for me.
And now a rescued 2 door RRC 😁
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Search AULRO.com ONLY!
Search All the Web!

All times are GMT +10. The time now is 04:00 AM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.6.3 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
AULRO.com
Copyright 2001 - 2016
Independently Owned and Operated by
Dave Blears Computing - DavecandoIT -AULRO.com
LAND ROVER and its logo are the registered trademarks of Land Rover.
Land Rover is not affiliated with AULRO.com.