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'just bloody scrap it' - the eBay 'fuck me, what were they thinking' thread


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#301 OFFLINE   DSdriver

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Posted 11 July 2017 - 10:37 PM

Now reduced to JUST £500 :)


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 11:04 PM

I hope they rented a big road sweeper to follow this pile of shit down the road. I am not sure why a Mk1 Interceptor built in Italy is so special- it does what any italian car does after a few years on these shores...

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...E-/112478226502

 

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:25 AM

It's good to see the Jensen has Service History!


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Posted 12 July 2017 - 09:09 AM

That Jensen is exactly why I don't read ebay listings. I m on people joke about them but fuck me and as it written by a child?

"this car is super rare" said about a million times. No this car is a pile of rust and unless you nick someone else's it's all it'll ever be.
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#305 OFFLINE   Junkman

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 11:38 AM

This is epic.


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Posted 12 July 2017 - 01:04 PM

I hope they rented a big road sweeper to follow this pile of shit down the road. I am not sure why a Mk1 Interceptor built in Italy is so special- it does what any italian car does after a few years on these shores...

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...E-/112478226502

 

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/DGoAAOSwd3...

 

That Jenson has been known around the area for some time, it seems.  There's one or two mentions of people looking to buy it 10+ years ago and it being far too far gone and overpriced even then, it's amazing it held together long enough to be dragged out.  The seats had apparently fallen through the floor 11 years ago and it's been there since 93-95ish.

 

https://www.joc.org.....php?f=2&t=8012

 

http://www.joc.org.u...541_13_SDV.html



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Posted 12 July 2017 - 01:11 PM

Reading that description has given me brain damage


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Posted 12 July 2017 - 01:15 PM

Chassis seems good ! My big fat arse it will be
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Posted 12 July 2017 - 02:43 PM

 

"ALL GLASS IS GOOD AND ALL THERE NOT CRAKES FRONT AND REAR ALL GOOD TO"

 

I'm sure the RSPB will be pleased to hear that.


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Posted 12 July 2017 - 02:49 PM

Now Jalopnik have featured it. :D


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Posted 12 July 2017 - 02:49 PM

 

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 03:00 PM

THIS CAR CAN GO ANY WHERE ABOARD AS LONG AS CAR IS ALL PAID FOR FIRST I CAN HELP DELIVER TO DOCKS

 

 

I would really, really love to be there to see the look on the dockyard guys face

 

"err, we're going to need a container skip sweep it overboard."



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Posted 12 July 2017 - 03:23 PM

I hope they rented a big road sweeper to follow this pile of shit down the road. I am not sure why a Mk1 Interceptor built in Italy is so special- it does what any italian car does after a few years on these shores...
 
http://www.ebay.co.u...E-/112478226502
 
http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/DGoAAOSwd3...


Longer than 30 years, when I was a kid 13-14 my dad sold shoes on Rugby Market , this was mid 70s , we used to drive past that Interceptor every Saturday and it never moved, ever , I think it got parked up when the fuel crisis hit and never moved from that day to this.

A few years ago The A14 was stuffed so I came off , drove past the house and fuck me , under a sheet but there's no mistaking that back window , still there

Now I know what happens to an interceptor stood on mud for 40+ years, it looks like it's been in the sea

That's bought back some memories, I was a car nut from a young age, every Saturday I'd look at it for as long as it was in view.

I'm sure I'm adopted, my dad made 2 Volvo estates and a Subaru last from 1978 to 2011 , I've had more cars than that in 6 months, I've got 3 and a van now
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Posted 13 July 2017 - 05:44 PM

Jensen auction reached almost a grand but got pulled.

 

Relisted, now at almost 700 (after a rewrite with a tad less tosh) and with the splendid:

 

RELIST DUE TO HAVING A DRINK WHEN I DID LISTING 

 

:-D  :all_coholic:

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...E-/112479553883


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 07:31 PM

Very scary that a car can deteriorate to that extent just by standing. In one of his undated pix it at least looks complete. Quite depressing, and a lesson to us hoarders!


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 07:37 PM

That Jensen does need sweeping into a bin, there can't be much salvageable, unless ringadingding from the VIN plates, and someone's Interceptor mysteriously vanishes


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Posted 13 July 2017 - 08:31 PM

I just saw that Jenson relist with the "had a drink" admission.
Made me do a LOL.
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Posted 13 July 2017 - 08:44 PM

Loved the "thousands spent" comment in the original listing. Thousands spent on what? :)

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:05 AM

Loved the "thousands spent" comment in the original listing. Thousands spent on what? :)

 

 

Environmental costs getting it out of the garden

 

Though I'm a bit confused by parts receipts dated 1991unless there are parts with it, as there's no way it's got that bad in that timeframe if it was on the road in 1991



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:17 AM

26 years uncovered on a damp garden. That would do it surely?

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:51 AM

To be fair, intact door handles are 400 a toss.


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 10:20 AM

To be fair, intact door handles are 400 a toss.

 

As much as that?  That explains why that Midlands firm has 3D-printed a batch in Epoxy


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 10:51 AM

For a starter the plate is no good. Needs to have an MOT for that. I'd just phone a skip, sweep the fucker into it.

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 12:25 PM

Don't think you need an mot for transfer now do you ? Sure I heard that somewhere

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 02:17 PM

If think that's answered above, but you won't need MOT if you have kept it on continunous SORN

 

Which that doesn't have, as it left the road years before SORN came into affect (1998)

 

Ringing material only.



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 02:35 PM

To befair they did well getting it on the back of the lorry.

A road sweeper would have been better.

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 03:18 PM

prob on the back of that Jensen fiasco

 

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 03:24 PM

and this poor old Rover

 

Rover SD1 2600 classic 1977/78 S Reg Barn Find for Spares or Repair or Donor

 

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1 year away from being like that one in Barnstaple

 

it's fucked mate, sell the bits off it and hiab the rest for scrap

 

No Keys, No V5, scrap it mate


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 03:53 PM

A decent proportion of the 'good' tyres for sale on eBay qualify for this title. But I like this one because the listing includes a large amount of totally relevant information:

 

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I did a complete tyre change on my wife's 1994 Mayfair 1275 Automatic when she was going for a new job which involved a round trip of 40 miles a day.

 

The job wasn't what she wanted so I put the now cleaned up old tyres in thick black bin bags and stored them in the loft.

 

You stored the old tyres because she didn't like her job? Eh?

 

Wear to the outer edge of the tyre. Could be fitted to rear with good tread to outside. The price reflects the defects.

 

The price isn't zero though.

 

She drove over fresh road markings prior to tyre change so small amount of white paint on tread.

 

I assume your local tip does not accept tyres. 

 

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Posted Yesterday, 11:58 AM

Local tips can be gits for accepting anything


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