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One owner 1.2L Nova for a bag

One owner 1.2L Nova for a bag

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Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

146 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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I really, really like this. Not sure if I have rose-tinted glasses on, but for £1000 this could be the ultimate city runaround...no mods, no add-ons just as Vauxhall intended.

http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/3999747.htm

Who needs an ADAM when you can zoom around in this? You've (probably not) been Novataken.

David87

3,782 posts

118 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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It needz sum big rimz.

RESSE

4,532 posts

127 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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I am (strangely) drawn to this Nova.

driving

DanDC5

10,903 posts

73 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Why am I thinking more about a tidy shell to put a redtop on ITB's in?

McHaggis

20,265 posts

61 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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I had the 1.0l version in that colour. A whole 45 horses. Was bullet proof though and ideal student transport...
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davidsc

308 posts

58 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Damn, only 7NM of torque?

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

146 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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nono this must not be bought for modification

rossub

837 posts

96 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Needs a couple of gallons of waxoyl if you're going to use it as a daily. Other wise it'll get ruined in no time at all, which would be a shame really.

Its not a great car (never was), but still nice to see in such a condition.


BorkFactor

6,712 posts

64 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Garlick said:
nono this must not be bought for modification
Exactly this! There can't be many of these left at all, let alone one as nice as that. No modifications for this one please smile

EDLT

14,792 posts

112 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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You can steal these without putting down your bottle of WKD. Very convenient.

LukeSi

5,379 posts

67 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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I wonder how much it would be to insure as a first car. Don't worry I wouldn't modify it.

hornetrider

58,443 posts

111 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Ad said:
I'm reducing the price on my Nova because I'm sick of day dreamers
I'd suggest the only dreamer is the seller of that 25 year old undesirable piece of old tat.

McHaggis

20,265 posts

61 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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danp said:
how can he advertise it as 1 owner? he's not down on the log book?
Not sure he is, the words are quite carefully chosen:

seller said:
I bought it from an elderly couple who've owned it from brand new. The V5 had no previous owners on it when I went to see the car!
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1 Previous Owner
It's clear to me that when he bought it from the previous owner, they were the only owner through the life of the car. He is now the second owner (1 previous to him). Any buyer would be the third. Poor English but not deceptive.

danp

1,058 posts

168 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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McHaggis said:
danp said:
how can he advertise it as 1 owner? he's not down on the log book?
Not sure he is, the words are quite carefully chosen:

seller said:
I bought it from an elderly couple who've owned it from brand new. The V5 had no previous owners on it when I went to see the car!
and
1 Previous Owner
It's clear to me that when he bought it from the previous owner, they were the only owner through the life of the car. He is now the second owner (1 previous to him). Any buyer would be the third. Poor English but not deceptive.
yeah it was Garlick that said 1 owner actually ;-)

StottyZr

6,217 posts

69 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Garlick said:
nono this must not be bought for modification
Here's a predicament.

Would you rather see an old car scrapped, or modified and kept on the road?

McHaggis

20,265 posts

61 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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danp said:
yeah it was Garlick that said 1 owner actually ;-)
Ah. Oh well.

LukeSi

5,379 posts

67 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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£4110 for me to insure it at 70 tpft. £4250 fully comp with £1000 excess.
eek

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

146 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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StottyZr said:
Here's a predicament.

Would you rather see an old car scrapped, or modified and kept on the road?
Why would it need to be scrapped?

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

146 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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danp said:
yeah it was Garlick that said 1 owner actually ;-)
paperbag

freakynessless

418 posts

88 months

Wednesday 11th July 2012
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Even though it's in near mint condition, it still seems like strong money. A little digging and you'll no doubt find a standard 1.3 or 1.4 SR for similar folding.