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PostPost by: coopers » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:16 pm

Bargain

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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:13 pm

and only ONE revealing picture to go by?
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PostPost by: S3FHC » Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:00 pm

these "barn finds" seem so much more expensive than a "lock-up find" :D

(much like free range/barn eggs are to "battery" eggs?)
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PostPost by: Grizzly » Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:14 pm

White Mono cars should be worth more imho :D

In all seriousness he's selling it on it's originality and the first thing that jumps out at me is no Chapman steering wheel? :roll:
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PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:48 pm

Or paint on the body

or Satin black wheels...
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PostPost by: Grizzly » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:17 pm

Geez Phil what do you want for £30k :lol:

Has anyone spoken to the guy selling? Maybe price is inc a rebuild? :twisted:
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PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:32 pm

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PostPost by: JimE » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:13 pm

Obviously not a 32k car. Hate to think what the rest is like if it's been so badly stored.
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:03 pm

You can buy a nice 1962 TR3 for the same price; who needs handling!
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PostPost by: S3FHC » Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:18 am

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PostPost by: Grizzly » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:26 pm


Bargain!!! According to Mr Matty thats a £48k car https://paulmattysportscars.co.uk/lotus ... int-fhc-2/

I can only imagine the white car is priced that high to get people on Forums talking about it and doing his advertising for him :P that is unless he's taken a visit to Mr Matty to weigh up prices.

That said White is obviously the best colour for a Sprint :lol:
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PostPost by: JimE » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:21 pm

Tawny has to be the best colour. Here's mine (models not included). Look close enough and you will notice the headlights were still raising in the first photo.
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PostPost by: sdenny » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:11 pm

JimE wrote:Tawny has to be the best colour. Here's mine (models not included). Look close enough and you will notice the headlights were still raising in the first photo.


So i have to ask - how come you had your car in the grounds of Buckingham Palace?

I also assume you closely inspected those models to make sure that all areas of contact had nothing that could scratch the paint?
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PostPost by: pereirac » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:39 pm

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