S series car(s) seen advertised.

S series car(s) seen advertised.

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glenrobbo

12,431 posts

86 months

Tuesday 21st August
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greymrj said:
Red S2 project in Cheshire. £3950 or offers. Been off the road 7 years but appears to have had work done before that. Hope it gets saved and a new member of PH joins us!
https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1022123
This is the same one that you linked to on the first page of this thread, Richard.
It was on ebay ( Glossop area ) for £3995. ( unsold )
Photos can still be viewed on there.
He/she ( M3gal ) must be keen to sell, having dropped the price by £45 smile
The mobile number is different though.
Looks like the n/s/r rubber bumper has fallen off.

tileart

155 posts

11 months

Tuesday 21st August
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greymrj said:
Red S2 project in Cheshire.
At the risk of being shot down in flames for being even slightly critical... I note in that ad that "windscreen cracked (£230 fitted)", so can anyone please tell me how much they paid (recently) for a new screen, as mine needs replacing and I seem to think it may cost me more than that.....

greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

Friday 7th September
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1991 Red S3 for sale Essex. 'fully nut and bolt restoration'. including chassis and engine. Owned by 'Adrian' Known?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263921064388?ul_noapp=t...


Dave_M

5,455 posts

160 months

Friday 7th September
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tileart said:
At the risk of being shot down in flames for being even slightly critical... I note in that ad that "windscreen cracked (£230 fitted)", so can anyone please tell me how much they paid (recently) for a new screen, as mine needs replacing and I seem to think it may cost me more than that.....
Hi, it's worth checking your insurance.

I think David Gerald had the stock (or most of it).

I had my wedge done via a chap on here who I can never remember his name, M3 something I think. He owns / runs a national fitting service I think.

Dave_M

5,455 posts

160 months

Friday 7th September
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Sorry it's off topic, here is the windscreen contact from nearly 10 years ago, had the wedge and V8S done in rapid succession:

"Contact 530dTPhil director Mobile Windscreens www.mobilewindscreecons..uk have heard very good reports!!"

They did a good job for me smile
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greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

Tuesday 11th September
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This blue S1 has been on here before, months ago, still in the same place Sandy, Bedfordshire.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/273455643963?ul_noapp=t...

phillpot

14,477 posts

119 months

Wednesday 12th September
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Black S3 on Face Book................

Wouldn't it be easier/quicker/better to remove lights and bumpers than to mask them scratchchin


johnnywgk

2,294 posts

118 months

Wednesday 12th September
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Presumably by "jacking points" they mean the outriggers' triangular gussets?



Probably common sense to most but never use this as a jacking point. They will bend and crack the body work

greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

Wednesday 12th September
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I jacked under mine to prove the chassis was good but I would never even think of jacking under the outriggers or referring to them as jacking points as a routine!

White S3 Coventry, think we have seen it before.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/253865961609?ul_noapp=t...

greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

Monday 17th September
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Relisted Red S3, Sawbridgeworth, Herts. Good description, lot of work done.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263941274889?ul_noapp=t...

XK140

179 posts

49 months

Tuesday 25th September
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greymrj said:
Relisted Red S3, Sawbridgeworth, Herts. Good description, lot of work done.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263941274889?ul_noapp=t...
I owned this car about 3 years ago and sold it to a guy in Yorkshire,so it seems it was sold on again.
It did indeed have substantial work in the past.Peter Smith's rebuilt the engine due to oil pump failure,and they also rebuilt and powder coated the chassis and repainted the car,but this was all some time ago.
When I had the car it was certainly in top condition,but short of concours.The paint presented very well but had some minor flaws and the targa panels had some marks.
The "wood"strip across the dash had been replaced with a satin black panel.
The seats which are described as leather were definitely vinyl but these may have been re-covered now.
Mechanically it was all in good condition although it had the high idle speed.
When I owned it it was a £6 to £7k car.The only major thing I did to it was fit a new (correct) brake servo.
I have no idea how prices have moved since but it keeps getting re-listed due to the reserve not being met,so the seller now rates it a lot higher now.
I hope the above is useful to prospective buyers,but caveat emptor.


Edited by XK140 on Tuesday 25th September 20:47

greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

erics2

9 posts

27 months

Friday 28th September
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That is an interesting ad. I think it is a car that was sold September 2016 see post https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&... That sold for £4201. The details are still available on eBay.

greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

Monday 1st October
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The red S3 in Sawbridgeworth is back on again. See XK140 above for more info.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263966546236?ul_noapp=t...

tileart

155 posts

11 months

Tuesday 2nd October
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Nice looking but perhaps ambitiously priced red S2 on Ebay, located in Kidlington/Oxford. No chassis or engine bay photos, even on their website. The Cazana records show big intervals in MoT’s, lots of advisories, and apparently only 281 miles covered in the past 12 years so more recommissioning might be advisable..... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1989-TVR-S2-2-9i-V6/253...

greymrj

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2,956 posts

140 months

Wednesday 3rd October
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tileart said:
Nice looking but perhaps ambitiously priced red S2 on Ebay, located in Kidlington/Oxford. No chassis or engine bay photos, even on their website. The Cazana records show big intervals in MoT’s, lots of advisories, and apparently only 281 miles covered in the past 12 years so more recommissioning might be advisable..... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1989-TVR-S2-2-9i-V6/253...
WOW!! £12500. Advert didnt refer to free gold bar in boot!

tileart

155 posts

11 months

Wednesday 3rd October
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You only had to screw the bloody front number plate on straight.....
https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/...

Maffe

461 posts

195 months

Thursday 4th October
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tileart said:
You only had to screw the bloody front number plate on straight.....
https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/...
S2 from 1993?
Must have benen the slowest worker in UK building that onejester

N7GTX

3,701 posts

79 months

Sunday 7th October
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Good thread this. Been looking for another TVR (recently sold my turbo Chim and had a Cerb V8 a few years ago before that) and do all my own work/repairs etc except paint. Have a soft spot for the old 2.8i (put one in a P100 recently) so probably a series 1 for me? I've seen the ads you mention on here and some seem crazy prices and others maybe too far gone. I've been quite tempted by the black one at Amore.
Any history/views - good or bad - as its a steep learning curve all over again rolleyes

The Amore one:
https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/...
Says 1994 but F plate suggests 1989?

Any other's worth looking at as you know them much better than me. beer

Edited by N7GTX on Sunday 7th October 23:18

phillpot

14,477 posts

119 months

Sunday 7th October
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N7GTX said:
Says 1994 but F plate suggests 1989?
Can't be a '94, production had all but finished by then and they'd dumped that dreadful 2.8 long before wink