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Extreme TVR 1971 Griffith.

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bridgdav

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4,387 posts

145 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Does this still class as a TVR..?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ebaymotors/1971-TVR-2500-Gri...

Why would you have this. " JVC CD Deck with Aux Input, 5.1 Surround Sound with Kicker Speakers"




Getsis

1,456 posts

113 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Great car whever you call it a TVR or not. If this was in the Europe I think I would bidding.

Zippee

10,628 posts

131 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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bridgdav said:
Does this still class as a TVR..?



Why would you have this. " JVC CD Deck with Aux Input, 5.1 Surround Sound with Kicker Speakers"
Why wouldn't you uprate the stereo? Even sports car owners like to listen to music on occasions.
As for the car, I think it looks amazing.

Edmundo2

637 posts

107 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Shame. Looks immaculate with a nice big motor under the bonnet. Problem is those skirts and wheels!

Hotwheels.

374 posts

130 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Not everyone's cup of tea, but amazing nonetheless. It's obvious a lot of money and time has been invested in this, I quite like it, although I have to agree about the hideous skirts, but I like the rest. Oh, I forgot to add, I think a top speed of 220mph is a trifle optimistic!

Edited by Hotwheels. on Saturday 13th October 12:13

garfys v8s

1,235 posts

121 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Me likey very much. thumbup

Hoover.

5,713 posts

139 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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I don't mind the skirts/front spoiler.... it the rear lights that ruin IMHO....

and can somesone explain what is going on with exhaust tail pipe, how does it let the fumes out ?

Brummmie

4,985 posts

118 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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"if you don't like speed this car is not for you" gotta love the sales patter, if ever i sell mine i think i have to nick this line! hehe

BTW, the exhaust is a Supertrap, used alot on MCs, add more discs for more flow and more noise, reverse for the opposite...

Edited by Brummmie on Saturday 13th October 19:10

SILICONEKID340HP

13,194 posts

128 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Is it a genuine Griffith ? 22k is nothing for that car !

Its like buying a a 993 in the Porsche world and MGB in the classic car world ,you will not loose a penny .

Think its being a bit padantic calling the Yanky bits on it ,you can always change a few bits ,all the hard work is done !

i would rather buy this car over any of the later variants..

FlipFlopGriff

6,022 posts

144 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Looks like an early M to me, with some mods to make it look vaguely 60's Griff. Not worth what is going for IMO. Some people are silly enough to believe it is and bid it up.
FFG

whitewolf

751 posts

63 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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It started out as a 2500.. But has a Vixen bonnet? And look at the rear arches...



A mix of Alsorts

grahamw48

9,928 posts

135 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Probably no more modified than some of the cars running around on the club racing circuits back in the 60s and 70s. I suppose the purists will turn their noses up at those too ? rolleyes


2 sMoKiN bArReLs

18,626 posts

132 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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GTRene

10,333 posts

121 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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I think it has some nice specs, although I would change some things to make it look "better"
now its a bit over the top? its not the nice raw classic look.

for one the wheels have to be different and has to fit better in the wheel arches...
also the side zwellers? have to go...and I would wrap it in a more sinister darkish old TVR color?


Edited by GTRene on Monday 15th October 00:07

grahamw48

9,928 posts

135 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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Please Lord may I just have this one please. cloud9

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cajOY3k1qA4

MrFrodo

20,836 posts

139 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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Not keen on the side skirts, but otherwise I like that a lot.

The car is probably just relieved someone got rid of that boat anchor originally residing in the nose. wink

scotty_d

6,748 posts

91 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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grahamw48 said:
Please Lord may I just have this one please. cloud9

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cajOY3k1qA4
What a sound biggrin

rigga

5,036 posts

98 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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It may well be a bitsa , but I still like that a lot .

900T-R

19,670 posts

154 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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MrFrodo said:
Not keen on the side skirts, but otherwise I like that a lot.
yes The chin spoiler might actually be a rather worthwhile addition if it helps retaining some sort of directional stability and the ability to steer at the sort of speeds it would be capable of.

I see no such excuse for the skirts...

TVR_owner

3,349 posts

88 months

Monday 15th October 2012
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900T-R said:
yes The chin spoiler might actually be a rather worthwhile addition
it is on a SWB V8, LWB V8 probably the same.