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#61 OFFLINE   Tamworthbay

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:00 PM

Sod it, 17 please!


Done! Would be nice to have one black and one white!

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:03 PM

Thanks! I won't win it but it would make a nice doer upper, throw a few hundred quid at it and make it shine before deciding what to do with it.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:12 PM

Thanks! I won't win it but it would make a nice doer upper, throw a few hundred quid at it and make it shine before deciding what to do with it.


It's perfect for that, it's good enough to enjoy as it is and a bit more work will make a really nice car.
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#64 OFFLINE   Tamworthbay

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:18 PM

Sorry to break people's hearts but a deposit has been placed just a couple of minutes ago so Roffle off I am afraid.

Thanks to everyone for the interest and I can guarantee that an epic collection thread will follow.

I won't say who the lucky person is as they may wish to keep it a surprise.
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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:28 PM

It isn't me. :(


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:30 PM

I will be very sad to see it go but it genuinely makes a big difference to see it go to a fellow shiter!
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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:45 PM

Ahhhhhhh. Oh well, good that you've got it gone, roffle was going well too!


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:51 PM

Ahhhhhhh. Oh well, good that you've got it gone, roffle was going well too!
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I think it could well have been a Saturday draw the way it was going, it's a trusted shiter so don't think for a second it will fall through, so Sorry for the disappointment, everyone loves a Roffle! But pleased it will go to a good home.
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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:55 PM

Glad it is staying on here.

North or South I wonder.


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:57 PM

Glad it is staying on here.
North or South I wonder.

One or the other, but it's quite a distance........

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 10:33 PM

scotland maybe?

 

has captain 70's decided he needs another one?


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 10:35 PM

Wow. Two roffles stopped by sales in one day! I must admit, this was a tempter. Looking forward to Capers.


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 10:39 PM

I can't believe I missed this, I would have been all over it!

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 10:59 PM

Looking forward to the collection thread :)


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:19 AM

It's scheduled for a week tomorrow........

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:57 AM

Cool!



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 04:03 PM

Cool!


Sorry Ken :-(

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 12:37 PM

Collection set for tomorrow, it's all serviced and ready to go. Hopefully the buyer will be doing a collection thread as it's a decent trip!
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Posted 24 February 2017 - 08:11 PM

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Map... check !

Suspicious brown envelope... check !

Light* reading... check !

Breakdown arrangements*... check !


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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:14 PM

Well sniped, sir! I literally logged on to contact Mr Tamworthbay the other day with a request to purchase this fine beast outright only to find you'd bet me to it by minutes...
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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:20 PM

Well sniped, sir! I literally logged on to contact Mr Tamworthbay the other day with a request to purchase this fine beast outright only to find you'd bet me to it by minutes...

 

 

Haha me too. 


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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:22 PM

I actually mentioned it to The Moog that afternoon when we were playing with the Starlet what I was thinking of doing so he was convinced the following day that it was me!
Seems like there was a queue forming... lol
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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:33 PM

Sorry chaps... It's mine, aaaaall miiiiiiiiiiiiine !


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Posted 24 February 2017 - 11:37 PM

Genuinely pleased for you...enjoy!! It looks a lovely little thing!
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 06:46 AM

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 08:04 AM

They are great cars and I would recommend them to anyone. Very simple British engineering and the extra access from the removeable transmission tunnel makes almost any job simplicity itself. I am always a bit sad to see a car going (I hate selling cars at the best of times) but this one is a particular shame as it's not my choosing, even my wife said how sad she would be to see it go. Mind you she will be even more sad when there are the remains of two cars under tarpaulins on the front in a couple of weeks! I can't moan, I have benefitted from ten years of free storage, sometimes as many as three cars and all under cover and secure. I can fit five at home off road so I am not exactly hard done by. I am pleased it's finding a home on here.

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 08:51 AM

Collection status : imminent.

 

There won't be any live updates, I fear, because I'm technologically impaired. But I promise a full report, as soon as I'm back home.

 

In the meantime, here's a picture of some Dolomites :

 

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#88 OFFLINE   Tamworthbay

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 05:28 PM

It's on it's way! The handbrake had stuck (rain or me yanking it in too hard?) and then my stripping of the choke mechanism to free up the choke cable meant that we needed to fiddle about with idle settings but SF is aware of the intricacies of the SU so it won't be an issue for him.

Great to meet up with another shiter as always. 200 miles awaits the Dolomite on its trip to its new home (more than it's covered in the last two years).
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 06:00 PM

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 08:57 PM

Collection status : completed.

 

Many thanks to Mr.Bay for a lovely car and his Supercover-beating after-sales support !


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