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#241 OFFLINE   loserone

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 12:11 PM

I'd love one, but I have no money and a small car is not on my list of priorities atm.

This one looks great, and I'll be sad that I didn't buy it in 5 years time.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:25 PM

Free bump because I like this.  Some new photos may help, I reckon.


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Posted 23 May 2018 - 04:20 PM

I'll fetch it out and update the first and last posts, over the weekend.


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Posted 03 June 2018 - 08:28 AM

Heading over to farm today if anyone wants any specific pictures.


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Posted 03 June 2018 - 10:24 AM

Somewhat surprised by the lack of interest in this 

 

 

I paid £250 for it, and spent probably over £400 in parts, plus a lot of time repairing it. :

 

 

I don't think it's overpriced, but obviously I'll think about offers - I'm more surprised I've had no offers or questions.

 

 

 

 

It's not overpriced compared to others advertised on the UK market.

 

The point is do they actually sell for the advertised price? I suspect not!

 

It owes you £650 so why not ask something like £800 for it - more realistic, still leaves you a small profit, and also roffleable. 

 

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 01:59 PM

Looks about right money and I'd love it but wrong time (skint, loads to pay out, already have too many cars etc).

 

Still, once things improve shall have another Twingo.


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Posted 04 June 2018 - 04:54 PM

It's worth your asking price I believe, trouble is a mk1 phase two LHD Twingo is quite a specific market

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:36 AM

It owes you £650 so why not ask something like £800 for it - more realistic, still leaves you a small profit, and also roffleable. 

 

GLWTS

 

 

£1250 is perfectly realistic for a rust-free Twingo! Profit won't account for the hours spent on it, either; it owes me two years of storage, stress, and so forth ;)

Having said that, no-one's even made an offer!

I think Autoshite may not be the place to sell it, despite the enthusiasm for it :)


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Posted 05 June 2018 - 10:38 AM

Sounds a very fair price to me. Ebay classified ad seems the way to go from recent advice on here.


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Posted 05 June 2018 - 10:53 AM

I think Autoshite may not be the place to sell it, despite the enthusiasm for it :)

 

If I didn't have one sitting on the drive doing nowt, I'd be all over this. 



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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:09 PM

Got it out and rinsed it while waiting for the Rover's buyer (who has some proper British awesomeness)

 

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:21 PM

Dashboard complete, LCD instruments working

 

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Panoramic glass sunroof, sliding front section - needs guides fitting (included) for perfection.

 

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A door.

 

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Steering wheel on the wrong side. Glovebox handle broken - may still be available from Renault and shared with Kangoo, but keep getting distracted when trying to nail it down. Parts there - the trim/paddle part has a broken clip so it falls off, easier to open by just pushing the lever inside.

 

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Rear seats (good condition, slide and fold well)

 

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Sills, various. This car really has no rust to speak of - some surface on ARB brackets.

 

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Glass roof.

 

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Driver's seat with water spot from opening the roof after washing the car...

 

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Heater controls and radio/cassette (new mech).

 

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The engine. New head gasket, water pump, cam belt, radiator, coolant, filters, plugs etc. last year, probably <1000 miles ago.

 

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The bit of paint (topcoat) loss on the door, the main but that lets the car down IMO.

 

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 11:48 PM

Any interest in an 02 Octavia?
Fsh, 80k miles, not very exciting and 1.4 petrol.

Happy to post pics if even the slightest bit of interest...

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 08:07 AM

Any interest in an 02 Octavia?
Fsh, 80k miles, not very exciting and 1.4 petrol.

Happy to post pics if even the slightest bit of interest...

CFD

 

 

Sorry, not this time (not generally, to be fair, but right now definitely not) - I'm having to clear out to move to somewhere without a workshop, even the SLK has to go eventually :(


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Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:03 AM

Sorry, not this time (not generally, to be fair, but right now definitely not) - I'm having to clear out to move to somewhere without a workshop, even the SLK has to go eventually :(


I hear you man, totally get it.
Such a lovely car & I always fancied one. A pal here had one but I was lazy when he was getting rid of it & lost out. Them's the breaks I guess! I'll keep an eye on the thread & hope I find a bit of cashola.

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 04:34 PM

Trying the eBay classified route! *shudder*


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#257 OFFLINE   RichardK

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 07:39 PM

Well, loads of watchers, but no enquiries.

 

£1000 will get it, TBH. Moving starts this weekend. I have space to store it if necessary, but really need it to disappear!


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#258 OFFLINE   RichardK

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Posted 22 June 2018 - 10:08 AM

(The other option is a £20/ticket roffle, which I can't see many takers for).


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#259 OFFLINE   RichardK

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 12:34 AM

As expected, costs of moving are hitting, etc. so the bounced payments I'd hoped to avoid have happend, and the only interest I've had is derogatory.

 

So for the time being the car is off the market. Will possibly MoT it ahead of expiry and find storage.

 

£1K for a rust-free, clean Twingo with genuine RHD lights, a glass roof and pretty much fully serviced is a bargain - but clearly, I need to find a different outlet!

 

Looking at the examples on eBay this is in a different class; wish I had time to bring it to Fot2E.


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