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 Post subject: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:45 pm 
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Just completed a deal to get my old Sprint back.

So I’m going to be a Dolomite owner after a absence of nearly twelve years.

Just got to work out what engine she’s gonna get this time round.😊

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Phill.

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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:03 pm 
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:thumbsup: Welcome back!

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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:48 pm 
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Hi Phil,

Welcome back.

Just make sure the new engine doesn't rust proof my car like last time!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:20 pm 
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Didn't you get married in the interim? Have you run the decision past Mrs V8 yet? :lol:

Welcome back all the same!


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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:47 pm 
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Yes, welcome Phill, i can see a very interesting thread starting soon 8)

Tony.

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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:51 pm 
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Welcome back Phill.

How about a nice TVR V8? :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
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Young Mr Booker tells us he’s now with Aston Martin...


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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:02 am 
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Alun.
Married yes to Mrs V8 and is more than happy to have the Sprint on the drive than the Plastic Scimitar.

Len.
I'll do my very best not to Rust Proof your Sprint again.
Don't forget that Stag engine was changed for another Stag engine that didn't burn more oil than petrol.

Mart.
Been looking at TVR engines again but they are so damm expensive
AJPv8 like the last swap just sold on eBay for £800 needing a rebuild lost oil pressure.

It may be a more sensible engine choice this time round.

Thanks
Phill.

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Selling the V8 Dolomite Sprint.
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 Post subject: Re: Sprintv8
PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:23 am 
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Welcome back Phil.

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