Where is your old Tvr now?

Where is your old Tvr now?

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8Speed

612 posts

46 months

Tuesday 22nd February
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I had a flame red (orange) Tuscan V6 in 1972(!) FWY 701J
It was my daily and only car at that time - travelled many enjoyable miles in it and only sold it when I saw a red E Type roadster for sale in a Portsmouth garage & p/xed it.

LucyP

1,103 posts

39 months

Tuesday 22nd February
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G4VXG said:
I'd love to know if my second Tuscan was still knocking about, FJ04 EEA.
Do you know about the MOT checker on gov.uk?

The car just passed an MOT at the beginning of the month, once the excessive oil leak, and the insufficient windscreen washers were repaired at 30,834 miles.

Cacatous

3,116 posts

253 months

Tuesday 22nd February
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G4VXG said:
I'd love to know if my second Tuscan was still knocking about, FJ04 EEA.

This should answer your question -

https://www.regit.cars/car/fj04eea/interested

Cacatous

3,116 posts

253 months

Tuesday 22nd February
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Cacatous said:
2002 TVR Tuscan S Mk1

Chameleon Blue with Portland interior

Had CCC exhausts at the time and the Racing Green boot lid opener mod.

Plate at the time I gave it back was OO02SMO but *ahem* I apparently didn't register it.. I can't remember the original one, I think it started with LG 02.

Purchased from Mole Valley TVR.
I think the plate was either LH02HVK, LH02HVN or LG02HVW. HVN looks like it was written off or sold abroad (last MOT'd in 2009!), HVW has 65,000 wonderful miles on it and is currently registered.

lancepar

920 posts

152 months

Wednesday 23rd February
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Cacatous said:
This should answer your question -

https://www.regit.cars/car/fj04eea/interested
Mileage 30,834

More accurate on DVLA ......

Regit says..........Fail......

"Minor failure(s):

Oil leaking excessively from engine (8.4.1 (a) (i))
Nearside Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid (3.5 (a))"

DVLA says......Fail.....

"Repair immediately (major defects):

Oil leaking excessively from engine (8.4.1 (a) (i))
Nearside Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid (3.5 (a))"

Sorted and given a pass..

cool





LucyP

1,103 posts

39 months

Wednesday 23rd February
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As I said 24 hours earlier!

MikeE

1,734 posts

264 months

Wednesday 23rd February
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Cacatous said:
Cacatous said:
2002 TVR Tuscan S Mk1

Chameleon Blue with Portland interior

Had CCC exhausts at the time and the Racing Green boot lid opener mod.

Plate at the time I gave it back was OO02SMO but *ahem* I apparently didn't register it.. I can't remember the original one, I think it started with LG 02.

Purchased from Mole Valley TVR.
I think the plate was either LH02HVK, LH02HVN or LG02HVW. HVN looks like it was written off or sold abroad (last MOT'd in 2009!), HVW has 65,000 wonderful miles on it and is currently registered.
You didn't try and put T11SCN on your Tuscan in 2002 did you?


Cacatous

3,116 posts

253 months

Wednesday 23rd February
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MikeE said:
You didn't try and put T11SCN on your Tuscan in 2002 did you?
No, that wasn't me.

neil.lawrence2021

1 posts

33 months

Saturday 19th March
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Astacus said:
I am restoring a Series one Vixen reg NPY 11F. Its been all sorts of colours from sherwood green to gold/yellow to blue. If anyone knows anything about it Id love to hear from them. I do have a list of some previous owners from before the DVLA stopped giving this out. I have tried to contact them all, but no luck. The car is 51 years old so I guess it will be hard to find some of them.
A very late response but I owned this car for years , found in a scrap yard and originally stripped down by me . Never drove the car and would love to see progress ?
I can be contacted neillawrence@hydesbrewery.com

Astacus

3,136 posts

214 months

Saturday 19th March
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Hi Neil,

yes I bought it off you!! I hope you and your family are well.

I remember transferring all the bits into a van and arriving back home late at night and getting my family to help me unload!

Its been quite difficult to do actually, but I have rebuilt the body, rebuilt the doors, including the frames and finding new locks and handles, got a new bonnet, rebuilt the engine (twice) rebuilt the gearbox and the diff, repaired all the corners, found some original seats, rebuilt the dashboard (twice), had the fuel tank repaired, acquired another rad (after the original was ruined by a rad restorer) and tracked down nearly all the missing parts. I have been stalled for the last couple of years as I have a new job.

The chassis particularly has given me a lot of issues and its really just this that is stopping me from starting to put it all back together!

Edited by Astacus on Saturday 19th March 13:50

bad company

16,480 posts

246 months

Monday 21st March
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At least one of my old Chim’s are still around. Is this owned by anyone here?

I bought it new from Brundle in Kings Lynn.





Edited by bad company on Monday 21st March 11:28

Davo23

316 posts

132 months

Wednesday 23rd March
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bad company said:
At least one of my old Chim’s are still around. Is this owned by anyone here?

I bought it new from Brundle in Kings Lynn.





Edited by bad company on Monday 21st March 11:28
That is very strange as I just opened this thread up for the first time and was going to post about my first TVR, a Chimaera wearing M145KUH.

MOT expired last year.

bertie

8,480 posts

264 months

Wednesday 23rd March
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Love to know where my old Chimaera is now…


LucyP

1,103 posts

39 months

Wednesday 23rd March
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Scrapped. The tax ran out at the end of December 2019 and the MOT expired in November 2020. It hasn't been SORN'd, so it's likely to have been scrapped.

bertie

8,480 posts

264 months

Wednesday 23rd March
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LucyP said:
Scrapped. The tax ran out at the end of December 2019 and the MOT expired in November 2020. It hasn't been SORN'd, so it's likely to have been scrapped.
How sad….how about this one…


LucyP

1,103 posts

39 months

Thursday 24th March
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Is it H570 URB?

bertie

8,480 posts

264 months

Thursday 24th March
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LucyP said:
Is it H570 URB?
It was yes

LucyP

1,103 posts

39 months

Thursday 24th March
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Doesn't bring anything up, so I guess it is not on that plate anymore, so it's difficult to know what happened to it. It was likely changed to a private plate, but without knowing that plate, it is a bit of a dead end.

bertie

8,480 posts

264 months

Thursday 24th March
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LucyP said:
Doesn't bring anything up, so I guess it is not on that plate anymore, so it's difficult to know what happened to it. It was likely changed to a private plate, but without knowing that plate, it is a bit of a dead end.
Or long gone more likely

G4VXG

11 posts

34 months

Thursday 24th March
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LucyP said:
Do you know about the MOT checker on gov.uk?

The car just passed an MOT at the beginning of the month, once the excessive oil leak, and the insufficient windscreen washers were repaired at 30,834 miles.
Amazing, how naive of me not to google the reg, cant believe I didn't think of that, I'm amazed at this thread has got as far as it has, maybe we should set up a thread called google ones reg instead.