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PostPost by: Andy8421 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:06 am


If you are going to buy it, I would get moving before that shelf collapses on the car...

Good luck.
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PostPost by: BRAD61 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:39 am

Greg, jack and handle definitely there, pretty sure I saw a tool pouch and it's a four speeder.
Andy, the shelf is good for a fair few years, it was carrying the spare chassis on top !!!
The first owner thought it was a good idea to give it a quick 'blow over' - bad decision !

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PostPost by: innesw » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:56 pm

Good luck with securing it Brad.

I would possibly suggest if the car is very much complete inc small items like jack .etc that it may be worth more than £15k and closer to £20k, if the seller were to professionally sell it, unmolested "barn finds" gets some folk very excited.

My 2p, if you can afford it, go for it, enjoy it!
Replace the perishables, give it a polish and rock the patina.

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PostPost by: andyj007 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:09 am

doubt you can find a genuine sprint for less than 20k anywhere unless a complete basket case these days

love this quote

give it a polish and rock the patina.
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PostPost by: Hawksie » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:19 pm

Hello Brad. PM'd you.

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PostPost by: alan.barker » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:25 pm

good luck and it's the best colour Lagoon Blue just like mine :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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PostPost by: The Veg » Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:51 pm

andyj007 wrote:love this quote

give it a polish and rock the patina.

Agreed! I have no choice but to agree though. My car's exteriour is so faded and cracked and weathered that truly extreme measures way beyond my skills, budget, and workspace-capability would be required to make it 'pretty.' I'm focusing on mechanical excellence, and the interiour will be pretty nice too once I get past focusing on the mechanical rehabilitation. But I bought it to enjoy driving more than for anything else, and I can't see much of the exteriour from inside, so it's all good!
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