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Where can I buy a second hand DBR2/DBR3 replica?

Where can I buy a second hand DBR2/DBR3 replica?

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bmt216a

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251 posts

143 months

Sunday 2nd August 2009
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Hello,

After spending some time on the net, I can't find where one would purchase a second hand replica of DBR2 or DBR3. Are they that rare Im going to find it a struggle as most companies only produce a handful per year?

Regards
Ian

williamp

13,785 posts

175 months

Sunday 2nd August 2009
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bmt216a said:
Hello,

After spending some time on the net, I can't find where one would purchase a second hand replica of DBR2 or DBR3. Are they that rare Im going to find it a struggle as most companies only produce a handful per year?

Regards
Ian
I'm not aware of any company making replicas (apart from that one below). There was a DB3S replica using BMW running gear called a BAM 3S, but I've never found a website for them.

The replicas that do exist tend to be made from Astons themselves (the once cheap DBS was a favourite). And to make a replica, with the right engine will not be cheap I'm afraid



edited to include my new favourite website, below

Edited by williamp on Monday 3rd August 10:41

Happy Jim

411 posts

141 months

Sunday 2nd August 2009
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Give Andy Soar a call, if there are any looking for a home I'm sure he'd know.

Rgds

Jim

http://www.asmotorsport.co.uk/intro.html


dynosoar

70 posts

90 months

Monday 28th September 2009
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Hi,

I am afraid that the only examples I know of for sale at the moment are at a considerable premium to my build prices.
There are a couple of early cars that were built before my involvement for sale in Germany. I think these up for considerably more than a new build. Thos. Thiesen is one dealer I think. Not sure of the where-abouts of the other, it turned up in a Coy's auction last year.
There is another car registered TOJ 1 I think which was listed on a site called Byron International. I think it may be an old listing though.
The last car I supplied may be for sale by the owner with offers over £60000 considered.
Otherwise my build queue is currently about eight months before start.

Regards,

Andrew Soar.

AS Motorsport Ltd.

MKnight702

1,135 posts

116 months

Monday 28th September 2009
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williamp said:
bmt216a said:
Hello,

After spending some time on the net, I can't find where one would purchase a second hand replica of DBR2 or DBR3. Are they that rare Im going to find it a struggle as most companies only produce a handful per year?

Regards
Ian
There was a DB3S replica using BMW running gear called a BAM 3S, but I've never found a website for them.
Try WAM 3S a la


http://wamclassiccars.co.uk/DB3S.htm
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LoudV8

652 posts

165 months

Monday 28th September 2009
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There is a chap in the AMOC who made this using a DBS as the doner:







Edited by LoudV8 on Monday 28th September 20:26

AstonZagato

5,602 posts

112 months

Monday 28th September 2009
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LoudV8 said:
There is a chap in the AMOC who made this using a DBS as the doner:







Edited by LoudV8 on Monday 28th September 20:26
Nope, I bought that one from the Bonhams auction at Goodwood a few years back and sold it on a couple of years later. It is one of the cars in Germany.

I resprayed it and tidied it up (a lot).




This car was, in a very round about way, the prototype for the Andy Soar ones.

If you pm me, I may be able to help put you in touch with someone.


Edited by AstonZagato on Tuesday 29th September 12:13

LoudV8

652 posts

165 months

Tuesday 29th September 2009
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Fabulous car. Not sure what you mean by 'nope', though. I took that pic in June 2005 and spent the evening talking to the chap. The car is listed in the AMOC register as having been created using DBS parts.

AstonZagato

5,602 posts

112 months

Tuesday 29th September 2009
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LoudV8 said:
Fabulous car. Not sure what you mean by 'nope', though. I took that pic in June 2005 and spent the evening talking to the chap. The car is listed in the AMOC register as having been created using DBS parts.
Sorry, you are absolutely right in the description. What I meant by the "nope" was that that particular car is not for sale at a sensible price - last seen in Germany with a dealer at a stupid mark-up - so that doesn't help the OP in finding a car in the short term.

dynosoar

70 posts

90 months

Thursday 8th October 2009
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AZ. I think they are asking something like $200000 euros for your old car. Quite a mark up.... but still for sale.

Andy

dynosoar

70 posts

90 months

Wednesday 28th October 2009
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ksv 975 has just found a new home in Austria I am told.

Andy

dynosoar

70 posts

90 months

Thursday 26th November 2009
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I have just found another one for sale in Italy on Ebay.
Check out Item 190325034585 Priced at 99900.00 euros.

This is a V8 Aston engined version that I completed and used for a few shows as well a a trip to the Le Mans Classic.

Andy

cardigankid

6,774 posts

114 months

Thursday 26th November 2009
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Holy smoke, the ASM thing looks good!

dynosoar

70 posts

90 months

Monday 30th November 2009
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and here is another one in Germany.

http://www.quoka.de/auto-specials/oldtimer-youngti...

89990.00 euro's

From the records that I have from ARA days, this would appear to be either the first demonstrator they built or a build for a German customer. Although it is possible that they are one and the same car.
Fitted with 3.4l Jag XK and presumably a moss box.
You may spot that it has 15" wires and wider front track resulting in the need for a higher ride height than my revised running gear that is now fitted.
There are also a few suspension upgrades I would suggest for the rear de dion knowing ARA methods.
Also the bonnet and boot closures are a bit 'after market'

Could still be tidied up to make a nice car but at that price it would not really make sense when a new build would come in considerably under that price.

Andy


DiJit

3 posts

68 months

Sunday 27th June 2010
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I've got chassis No 11 (ARA) for sale. It's brand new having never been assembled. The only one to leave the factory (as far as I know) unassembled. Painted, powdercoated and leather trimmed to match.