MK1 Rover 200

MK1 Rover 200

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Liquid Knight

Original Poster:

15,625 posts

139 months

Thursday 9th February 2012
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For Sale. £250 for seriously near offer including all the bits as is. £500 with a new M.O.T smile

Liquid Knight

Original Poster:

15,625 posts

139 months

Sunday 12th February 2012
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/260955307343?ssPageName=...

Taking advantage of the free listing weekend to get the old girl on eBay. wink

moribund

3,382 posts

170 months

Sunday 12th February 2012
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Good luck!

Liquid Knight

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15,625 posts

139 months

Thursday 16th February 2012
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Sold to my mate Kev for £250. smile

He's been pestering me for the car since I bought the old girl so at least I know she's in good hands. wink

Also just up the road so I can keep you up to date and even have first refusal if he decides to sell.

VinceFox

20,566 posts

128 months

Thursday 16th February 2012
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Liquid Knight said:
Sold to my mate Kev for £250. smile

He's been pestering me for the car since I bought the old girl so at least I know she's in good hands. wink

Also just up the road so I can keep you up to date and even have first refusal if he decides to sell.

Liquid Knight

Original Poster:

15,625 posts

139 months

Tuesday 6th March 2012
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Just an update. I've been round Kev's today and the Rover may be in his shed by the weekend. For a pre-M.O.T check over and polish. wink

Once M.O.T'd she'll be doing the classic car show circuit. smile

Balmoral

33,303 posts

204 months

Wednesday 7th March 2012
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I can see it now, Pebble Beach, Villa d'Este hehe

Liquid Knight

Original Poster:

15,625 posts

139 months

Saturday 4th August 2012
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Guess you visited today?





None of the restoration work has been carried out as yet. Kev's been a busy bunny trying to run a business and find work so the SD3's been a bit neglected apart from new (correct size tyres) for M.O.T that is. The clutch still hasn't been changed, the brakes are a bit sticky and where the car has been stored outside there are quite a few new rust spots, scrapes and scratches in the paintwork that has faded to the point of being matte on the bonnet, roof and boot lid. So first I had to clean and strip all the old wax off, t-cut the whole car, cut the bonnet, roof and boot again, clean the excess powder off with a wash wax shampoo, Mer polish the whole car twice and then Triple Wax the bonnet roof and boot. So she's almost presentable for King's Lynn Cruises tomorrow.

I don't know what's worse the use and abuse the car got from me or neglect being sat in a garden/garage since.

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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I'm thinking of getting one of these - a 57k 216 SE on an F plate. Haven't seen it yet, but it is allegedly a minter. Won't be much money, so tempted to get it to hang on to for a few years (not quite sure why though!)

Liquid Knight

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15,625 posts

139 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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Rollcage said:
I'm thinking of getting one of these - a 57k 216 SE on an F plate. Haven't seen it yet, but it is allegedly a minter. Won't be much money, so tempted to get it to hang on to for a few years (not quite sure why though!)
Because they're brilliant. Look out for smoke and an oil patch under the car. The SE was a step below the Vitesse and arguably the best of the "O" Series powered cars. Feel free to continue the thread. smile

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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If I get it, I will! thumbup

Liquid Knight

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15,625 posts

139 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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Rollcage said:
If I get it, I will! thumbup
If not don't let me know where she is. wink

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Wednesday 29th August 2012
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I have agreed to buy the car unseen, and will pick it up next Thursday. Bit of tax, and March MOT, with 54k, not 57.

I'm actually looking forward to it a surprising amount for some reason!

Liquid Knight

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15,625 posts

139 months

Wednesday 29th August 2012
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How much is the old girl? Kev' maybe parting with my 213S soon.

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Wednesday 29th August 2012
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£200. Remains to be seen if it is a bargain yet!

Liquid Knight

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15,625 posts

139 months

Wednesday 29th August 2012
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Too tempting. wink

Sound like a bargain, in a worst case scenario the banger boys will double that.

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Wednesday 29th August 2012
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The banger boys won't be going anywhere near it, I know that much at least!

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Monday 3rd September 2012
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Actually saw the car today - its an F plate 216 EFI Auto. According to How Many Left, its the only one left on an F that is still on the road!

It really does look lovely and clean - couple of small bits of corrosion on the rear arches, but apart from that, its fine.

Liquid Knight

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15,625 posts

139 months

Monday 3rd September 2012
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Excellent. Vitesse spec' engine, I don't know anything about the automatic boxes, would be nice to see some photo's and by all means the thread is yours. smile

Rollcage

11,326 posts

148 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Well, here it is -




I've started a new thread in here with a bit more info, just to keep things tidy.