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Post by Corky » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:33 pm

Cheers mate......


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Post by greeny » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:53 pm

Hang on so you have turned a red car gold and are turning a gold car blue?


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Post by Corky » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:10 am

greeny wrote:
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Hang on so you have turned a red car gold and are turning a gold car blue?
Keep up Dave.... :lol:


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Post by Corky » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:22 am

I'm giving notice that the car is now for sale and will be ready for collection in about a week.

I am looking for £2750 absolutely no offers. This is a bargain for a track ready SS1 Turbo.
It has MOT for about 7 months.

To recap:-

It arrived like this. The paint was awful, sun bleached and the shadows of earlier lettering were burnt in.

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.......and it now looks like this :-

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Spec over a standard car is :-

Fully adjustable Spax shocks all round
GW vented disc conversion
15" alloy wheels wearing Toyo T1R list 1A tyres (6mm of tread)
Ford Sierra limited slip diff 3:62 ratio.
Sparco race bucket seats
Intercooler with scoop
Shift lights
Fire extinguishing system (fixed over driver and engine bay)
Factory roll hoop
Adjustable boost controller
Boost gauge
Reputed 180BHP

It will also come with an unpainted hardtop. This was a NOS item I bought a couple of years ago from Ian Daniels.

There may be more that I've missed off, but you get the gist.....

I mentioned earlier in the thread that it had triangulated wish bones. It doesn't, but the wish bones are painted and in great condition.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:56 am

How much for the hard top on its own Corky? Drop me a Pm if you wish to sell seperately


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Post by greeny » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:14 am

Headache


Babe the GTC number 229 and and Smurfett the 1400 SST. Ness the vw t4 van/dayvan/camper
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Post by Corky » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:49 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:56 am
How much for the hard top on its own Corky? Drop me a Pm if you wish to sell seperately
OK, will let you know mate. If it doesn't go with the car, it'll be £120, which is what I paid for it.


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Post by Corky » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:57 am

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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:24 pm

Corky wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:49 am
CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:56 am
How much for the hard top on its own Corky? Drop me a Pm if you wish to sell seperately
OK, will let you know mate. If it doesn't go with the car, it'll be £120, which is what I paid for it.
Okay let me know if it doesn't and I'll have a think mate :-)


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Post by turbster » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:16 pm

Cars changing colours and upside down pictures... please tell me it's the same for everyone and I'm not losing it?? :wink: :lol: :lol:


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Post by Corky » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:21 pm

Just you Paul..... :lol:


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Post by scimjim » Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:03 pm

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Post by BigBobPilot » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:56 pm

I look forward to seeing how the blue car with gold windscreen surround looks!


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Post by nickkeyser » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:05 pm

It would have been easier to just swap the number plates!


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Post by reliant-reviver » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:11 pm

Well it's not what I had in mind when I sold him the panels. There was the obvious route..... and then there was Mr Cork's route! :roll:


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