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Zeemax_Mini

1,060 posts

147 months

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Monday 18th June 2012 quote quote all
Definitely agree with the above - if you were prepared to buy it and rebuild the engine/refresh the suspension etc you could end up with a great "brand new" car for under £40k. Just think I'd prefer a well used and looked after one for £15k!

Dom

Latty666

259 posts

44 months

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Monday 18th June 2012 quote quote all
Whose to say the chassis isn't red rotten and outriggers shot? It's still however many years old?

steviejasp

1,465 posts

61 months

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I would rather have had the totally rebuilt one from Ireland iirc that was up for sale a year ago.
That was 40k too I think

Brummmie

4,976 posts

117 months

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You know what that needs...


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Walford

2,173 posts

62 months

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Monday 18th June 2012 quote quote all
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W111AAM

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492 posts

128 months

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Thank you for all your feed back. I am still tempted. Thing it looks great, love the colour combo. Looking at it as a long term keeper but I wouldn't be afraid to use it. Emailed the seller again today (as I did 2 weeks ago) and he has someone on it, paid a deposit apparently, waiting on P/X. Is it finally sold?!!

Mr Tank

5,458 posts

171 months

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Wednesday 20th June 2012 quote quote all
Hi

Well sombody's paid a deposit on it, so it's sold!

Andy

Tang Soo Tim

506 posts

65 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Hope we see the new owner on here because it is a stunning car !

zooooom

1,240 posts

156 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
I to have made a few email enquires about this car.
I was told that a deposit has been taken for the car, but the perspective new owner needs a couple of month to release the funds to pay off the balance.
Ergo they are still open to offers on the car if you already have the finance in place.

Edited by zooooom on Friday 22 June 10:50

Mr Tank

5,458 posts

171 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Sorry funds now in place!

Now some of you have shown concerns about the car, and Rob Ingleby has done a full inspection, and the car is like new, yes its been in store for 11 years, but its been stored well!
The plan is the car will be collected from its current location and taken to Mat Smith Sportcars for a complete check and a full service.

Just to say comments about the chassis, etc, well here a few pics of the car!































I think it will go very well with the my 4.5 and the rest of my TVR collection.

Andy

Mark.

11,104 posts

172 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
I like your decorum, looks like a worthy addition to the (amazing) fleet.

Do you plan to put miles on it or continue to pamper it?

Gazzab

16,520 posts

178 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Congrats!
Is that red overspray on the chassis from the factory?
Did Rob hear it running and did the engine seem ok?
Very nice!

Mark.

11,104 posts

172 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
I noticed the over spay - only TVR eh! hehe

jr6yam

1,022 posts

79 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Will you be at the Kimbolton show with it?

natben

2,550 posts

127 months

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Looks great, enjoy.

Latty666

259 posts

44 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Looks in great condition , I take that back about the chassis !

Mr Tank

5,458 posts

171 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Hi

Thanks for the comments, but there may be a problem with the deal, it appears the man has sold it to two people and had money from both!

It sounds like the man is a bit of a con artist!

I am investigating it a bit more, but with two broken legs its not going to be easy!

Andy

Gazzab

16,520 posts

178 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
His legs or yours!?
Hope you sort it out.

aide

1,488 posts

60 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
were the later s6 cerbs sold with tuscan rear spiders as standard?

Gazzab

16,520 posts

178 months

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Friday 22nd June 2012 quote quote all
Doubt it.
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