What would you buy & why?

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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1061 Post by suffolkpete » Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:19 pm

Sounds a lot of money for a non-runner, RHD cars must be hard to shift in France. You need to find out exactly what's wrong and how much it would cost to fix. My innate cynicism tells me that if it were something simple the seller would have done it.
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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1062 Post by Dick » Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:10 pm

suffolkpete wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:19 pm
Sounds a lot of money for a non-runner, RHD cars must be hard to shift in France. You need to find out exactly what's wrong and how much it would cost to fix. My innate cynicism tells me that if it were something simple the seller would have done it.
You're not wrong there mate, but second hand cars are a lot more expensive than the uk. When I brought my mr2 over it was a third of the price id pay here.. there was quite a market until brexit came along..

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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1063 Post by Dick » Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:04 pm

I've messaged the owner and asked a few simple questions, and had no response.. now ive found an 04 206 cc :scared:

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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1064 Post by gazza82 » Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:55 pm

Quite fancy a TR4A ...



.... but not sure SHMBO would let me have a fourth car! (Subaru BRZ., Peugeot 206, & the Austin A35 project!)
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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1065 Post by Dick » Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:49 pm

gazza82 wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:55 pm
Quite fancy a TR4A ...



.... but not sure SHMBO would let me have a fourth car! (Subaru BRZ., Peugeot 206, & the Austin A35 project!)
When you find out how to convince shmbo that you need another car, let me know...im now looking for a ford galaxy... mine is a bit sad... :oops:

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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1066 Post by GHT » Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:33 am

gazza82 wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:55 pm
Quite fancy a TR4A ...
.... but not sure SHMBO would let me have a fourth car! (Subaru BRZ., Peugeot 206, & the Austin A35 project!)
Had to look up SHMBO, I'm used to acronyms that use the initial letter, as in: SWMBO, there again text speak where the letter 'U' replaces 'you,' brings me out in hives.
As for her permission, this might help:
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Nothing like a warm pussy. And as for that A35 project, do let me know when it's finished, I know just the job that you can put it to.
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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1067 Post by gazza82 » Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:15 am

I'm a long, long way to getting my A35 in that state!!

Owners' Club have had that van on our stand at NEC in the past.


We've also discovered the where-abouts of James Hunt's old A35 van (conversion). :thumbs:

It was bought at auction a few months ago and is owned by a new Club member. It is currently under-going repairs as it had been badly neglected. We think, but we aren't 100% sure, it may be the most expensive A35 in the UK!! :shock:
"If you're driving on the edge ... you're leaving too much room!"

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Re: What would you buy & why?

#1068 Post by gazza82 » Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:29 am

GHT wrote:
Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:33 am
gazza82 wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:55 pm
Quite fancy a TR4A ...
.... but not sure SHMBO would let me have a fourth car! (Subaru BRZ., Peugeot 206, & the Austin A35 project!)
Had to look up SHMBO, I'm used to acronyms that use the initial letter, as in: SWMBO,
Does help if I learned to type (or put my reading specs on!) ... only worked in IT for 40+ years ... some of that as a programmer!! (Still coding for Owners' Club as I manage the website!)
"If you're driving on the edge ... you're leaving too much room!"

Retirement Project: '59 Austin A35 2-door with 1330cc Midget engine and many upgrades
Said goodbye: got '98 Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 TSpark to 210K miles before tin worm struck

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