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Winter Walk Reveals Barn Find Sprint

PostPost by: trw99 » Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:18 pm

Looks to me like Neil Myers bought the car off Paul Clugston and now hopes to make a turn selling it on.

Who paid over ?50,000 for a Sprint? Talk about talking up the price!

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:36 pm

trw99 wrote:Looks to me like Neil Myers bought the car off Paul Clugston and now hopes to make a turn selling it on.

Who paid over ?50,000 for a Sprint? Talk about talking up the price!

Tim


As long as it's just talking up the price...
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:32 pm

I asked a couple of pertinent questions on ebay. Assuming the wrong answers/no answers come back I'll let you know.
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:42 pm

"I have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received, and that
consequently this country is at war with xxxx."

Note the names of sellers quoted in this thread and proceed with caution in the future.
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PostPost by: robertverhey » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:54 pm

trw99 wrote:Some time thereafter someone removed the body and repainted the chassis, then put most of it back together. ...


But the current ad says engine and chassis never removed. I'm confused!
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PostPost by: Elanman99 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:07 pm

elansprint71 wrote:"I have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received, and that
consequently this country is at war with xxxx."

Note the names of sellers quoted in this thread and proceed with caution in the future.


How can one proceed in the past?

I wonder how the seller established the bore diameter as he says its is still standard size.

eBay are coy in their wording, 'No questions or answers have been posted', There might have been dozens of questions but the seller only has to show them if they choose. In fact they can give different answers to the inquirers even if the questions are similar, its all part of the fun.

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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:08 am

Answer received.

Chassis and engine numbers are:

chassis no 7108190452G
engine no N24884
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PostPost by: MickG » Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:38 pm

Sold for ?25,000. Now add the cost of the full restoration.
A case of the the heart ruling the head?

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PostPost by: pharriso » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:12 am

MickG wrote:Sold for ?25,000. Now add the cost of the full restoration.
A case of the the heart ruling the head?

Mick G


Ouch $40,000... That is insanity!
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