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Series III Military Air Portable (Lightweight)

This Lightweight is one of our recent projects. Built from a few body partswe shipped in from the UK this "Heavyweight - Lightweight" hasit all...
Rover 3.5 Electronic fuel injected V8, LT77 5 speed gearbox, full time 4wddrive transfer case w/ center diff. lock, Mallory HO ignition system, Galv.Coil chassis, Old Man Emu springs, ARB Air Lockers front and rear, 4 wheelpower disc brakes, Power steeing, Super Swamper 34x9.50x16 tires, rockerprotection, HD fender flares, light guards, custom front winch mount bumper,front Warn 9000 winch, rear Warn 8000 winch, tool racks, 6 point HD rollcage, custom soft top, Mansfield heater, heated windscreens, custom pivotrear tire mount, 2 speed wiper/washers, 7 recovery points, rear work light,Off road gear including a chainsaw, Hi Lift jack, shovel, etc. all withtheir own custom HD built in mount, brake line protectors, fuel tank skidplate, HD steering rods, tie rod protector, HD trailing arms, diff. guardsfront and rear, Ultra duty air intake/ cleaner, remote oil filetr, remotefuel filter, 85 amp alternator, 2 Optima batteries, HD 4 core baffled radiator,anti-burst door locks, Defender 90 door tops, Hella lights, base coat/ clearcoat 2 tone military style paint, and more!!!
Wondering if we can handle the custom work or restoration you desire?Take a look at this Lightweight and you'll have your answer. Anything youcan imagine... we can build!


Basic body, drive line, and chassis set up. Body test fit, ultra duty flaresand Bear Bars installed, and base paint job completed.

Lightweight getting its "stripes" in British M.O.D. style in ourstate of the art paint facility.
The Airportable also has a custom built, frame mounted 6 point roll cage.

Rover 3.5 EFI engine with all the other goodies, engineered to fit in astock Lightweight body with no exterior modifications. Notice the EFI intakesystem is reversed! the Lightweight engine bay is not wide enough to runthe stock air system, we had to design one for it. The completed interiorwith heater upgrade, heated screens and a "civilianized" controlsystem, but with the "military" look.

These images show the custom items and mounts in the rear of this Lightweight.Note the rear facing Warn 8000 winch, the storage boxes, chainsaw, and therear tire pivot for ease in changing the large 34x9.50x16 tires. All custombuilt by ECR.

Coming or going this Lightweight is ready for anything!


These few body panels and a custom coil chassis shipped in by ECR in oneof our containers, was all we had to start with to create the custom V8,coil, Series III Lightwieght.



East Coast Rover Co.
21 Tolman Road
Warren, ME 04864
email: ecrover@midcoast.com