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 Post subject: Anything known
PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2023 7:23 pm 
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about this one?

Like why it's in a scrap yard? What it's condition underneath is? It's been hosed down on a dry day to look shiny which triggers alarm bells. Lots of rust patches visible in the photos of which there are few.

1978 Pageant Sprint - the rustomite, 1972 Spitfire IV - sprintfire project, 1968 Valencia GT6 II - little Blue, 1980 Vermillion 1500HL - resting. 1974 Sienna 1500TC, Mrs Weevils big brown.

 Post subject: This one?
PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2023 9:08 pm 
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I think you can only get Radio 4 on it these days! :lol:

I'd guess it was an old boy's pride and joy quickly dismissed by the family the easiest way after he passed on. Credit to the scrappy not just cubing it straight away.

 Post subject: Re: Anything known
PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2023 9:19 am 
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Looking at the MoT History it certainly looks as though it had been well looked after in the past.

Fingers crossed someone takes it on.

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