Sorry bought another car ...

Sorry bought another car ...

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HvdWeerden

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1,645 posts

136 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Very happy with my new (since June) purchase , the LAST V8S alive !!
It took some time to get a V5C but I finally managed with the great help of Longers and my friend Tom (in UK)

The story behind it is a bit sad. Some years ago it was asked on PH to search for a car in Holland which belonged to his friend who died to young. I found the car for him but in the end it was not economical for him to bring the car back to UK. So last June I called the Dutch keeper to ask if it was still for sale. He said yes and I went viewing it. Although it looked a bit rough I could not resist..

The car has been standing outside for +/- 10 years and is a bit rusty in some places. Chassis seems in good condition. My plan is to get it running again and recondition it as much as possible. Will take my time ;-)









Le TVR

3,082 posts

187 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Everyone has the right to have 2 carsyes

where are the exhaust pipes?

Good luck with the restauration thumbup

Scoobimax

1,880 posts

137 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Well done Han - you know it makes sense.

Look forward to seeing its progression back to life

Edited by Scoobimax on Thursday 29th September 23:04

HvdWeerden

Original Poster:

1,645 posts

136 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Le TVR said:
where are the exhaust pipes?
Thanks , pipes are dust in the wind....

Le TVR

3,082 posts

187 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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HvdWeerden said:
Le TVR said:
where are the exhaust pipes?
Thanks , pipes are dust in the wind....
Ooh, a Todd Rundgren fan?
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TVR-Stu

604 posts

135 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Brilliant Han, I'll watch the progress with interest.

Keep us updated as you go with loads of pictures thumbup

Barry S1

1,689 posts

125 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Well done Han
It's always good to have a project, and
perfect reg as well 😊

v8s4me

6,160 posts

155 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Congratulation Han! Will you have it ready for Spa? biggrin You might want to see if that number plate is still allocated to the vehicle in the UK. It might be worth a good few quid thumbup

Niiige

622 posts

105 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Congratulations Han - another owner with multiple S's !

bluezeeland

1,961 posts

95 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Well done, Han ! Never late in a V8 !

HvdWeerden

Original Poster:

1,645 posts

136 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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v8s4me said:
Congratulation Han! Will you have it ready for Spa? biggrin You might want to see if that number plate is still allocated to the vehicle in the UK. It might be worth a good few quid thumbup
No, not for Spa !! And YES , the plate is still allocated to the car !! ;-))
On the other hand , it's an M.. plate which will fit very few V8S ;-(

DJR 7

1,389 posts

193 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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This will be a good thread to follow, nice purchase.

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karen151

74 posts

54 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Wow lovely story Han and congratulations on your new baby shall love watching it come together and looking forward to seeing you driving it

PotlessPaul

307 posts

176 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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Well done Han, looks like plenty of work to do but it will be worth it.

How did you persuade Anita to let you have a V8?

GreenV8S

26,357 posts

220 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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HvdWeerden said:
On the other hand , it's an M.. plate which will fit very few V8S ;-(
Very true - I don't remember ever seeing any others.

Scoobimax

1,880 posts

137 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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GreenV8S said:
HvdWeerden said:
On the other hand , it's an M.. plate which will fit very few V8S ;-(
Very true - I don't remember ever seeing any others.
If only Niiiige's was a V8 .............

HvdWeerden

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1,645 posts

136 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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PotlessPaul said:
How did you persuade Anita to let you have a V8?
I am simply irresistible; -)

glenrobbo

12,477 posts

86 months

Thursday 29th September 2016
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HvdWeerden said:
PotlessPaul said:
How did you persuade Anita to let you have a V8?
I am simply irresistible; -)
Anita was telling me earlier this year that she thought Han's pride & joy was lacking in poke! wink
Good luck Han with the new plaything! thumbup

tel595

674 posts

108 months

Friday 30th September 2016
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It won't take long to knock that into shape Han..! Well done. biggrin

Deeman

1,496 posts

118 months

Friday 30th September 2016
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And Max thought he could fend you off by going up to a v8!! Han in a V8 - scary. Im officially going GT now. The pace will be too strong up front.