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Possibly selling my project +2

PostPost by: Greg Foster » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:48 am

I have been considering selling my 72 +2 s 130 project. The car has everything needed for a rebuild, other than paint, interior refresh and labor. Engine is the original block, resleeved and stroked with a weber head and all new components and Dellorto carbs. Have rebuilt the transmission with new bearings. Front suspension has been completed on a galvanized frame. Boxes and boxes of body seals, lights, chrome and wiring are all new. Pictures and details of the disassembly and locations of engine compartment details.The car has been stripped to the gel coat, cracks repaired and epoxy primed. I also have a near complete 1970 +2 as a reference guide and spare parts car, and many redundant parts.
Let me know if there is an interest....
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:36 pm

sounds like you should be considering......FINISHING that car!!!! :lol:
all that work, investment and effort has taken you very, very far. Can't you see the light at the end of the tunnel???
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PostPost by: Greg Foster » Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:56 pm

Ted,
Would love to but there is only so much time in the day...in the life. Originally a dropped valve took me down the rabbit hole..............
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PostPost by: elan+2 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:16 pm

Greg,

I am interested in seeing your project, please PM me.
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PostPost by: FrankyGa » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:03 pm

Hi Ted
Are you still selling the 2 plus 2. I've retired and wanted one all my adult life (easily pleased perhaps!)
Just done a Gilbern Invader that had been stored for 34 yrs. Use her every week, but still hanker after a 2+2.

Thanks

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PostPost by: markymar93 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:15 am

Hi
I would be interested if you could send details please.

Many thanks Mark
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PostPost by: ericbushby » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:29 am

Gareth and Mark,
Good morning, have you noticed that this car is in the States?
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:58 am

Well worth the trip...

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PostPost by: pharriso » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:15 pm

duh....
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PostPost by: ericbushby » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:26 pm

Hello Phil,
Nothing missing. This conversation is about a car for sale as in the first post. project plus 2.
Cheers
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:34 pm

Phil

Ignore those stupid Brits......they don't even know if they're in Europe or not....

John :lol:
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PostPost by: pharriso » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:38 pm

john.p.clegg wrote:Phil

Ignore those stupid Brits......they don't even know if they're in Europe or not....

John :lol:


Very funny!! :lol:
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PostPost by: ericbushby » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:58 pm

John,
Neither do I. Now stop it. The thread drift police are onto you.
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PostPost by: FrankyGa » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:56 pm

Hi all
Being new on the forum, I didn't notice the car was in the States until after I posted.

Senior moment I think, altho' it seems the trend with the price of classics climbing ever higher to import projects.
so who knows!

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