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#1 OFFLINE   The Old Bloke Next Door

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:46 PM

Owned by me and my mate for two years, Mot July 9th, 73500 miles, which will rise as its currently in daily use.

 

The good, its a practical diesel van with a full lengh roof rack and ply lined. No turbo, d.p.f or c.c injectors.

Four tyres with reasonable tread and two spare wheels. Two keys, both work. Very reliable and drives well.

 

The bad, its rough and ready, scruffy cab, lots of decorators paint inside and out. 

Dents, scratches and assorted rattles, no recent service history, short Mot. Water pump has a minor leak when in use, I top it up occasionally depending on mileage use.

Lots of previous welding before my ownership.

I was going to replace the cam belt, kit and pump when I bought it. However someone previously has welded the crank nut in place.

I did remove part of the cover and from what I could see the belt looks in reasonable condition. Radio inoperative. Mot history available online.

 

Genuine reason for sale as my Traders insurance expires on the 28th ( I'm not renewing) and insuring it separately is not cost effective.

 

Any way,  bearing in mind all of the above, What is the considered opinion of Autoshiter's as to its current value?

 

 

 

 

 

 


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#2 OFFLINE   twosmoke300

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:50 PM

Make a good gumtree as that one !

No pics or make / model !
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:51 PM

Errr, unless your pictures haven't showed up for me only, what is it?
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#4 OFFLINE   Jim Bell

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:53 PM

swop eggbox an pit bike tnite m8. mint but non runna


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#5 OFFLINE   The Old Bloke Next Door

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:56 PM

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#6 OFFLINE   The Old Bloke Next Door

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:57 PM

Errr, unless your pictures haven't showed up for me only, what is it?

 My battery was just about to expire.


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#7 OFFLINE   Arthur Foxhake

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:02 PM

Depending how location, I may know a man who is after such a thing.

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:08 PM

Forgot to mention location is Hednesford, Staffordshire, WS12.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:56 PM

I know a man who is after such a thing then.
Would you like to suggest a reasonable amount via P.M?

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:59 PM

That's got Panda Selecta written all over it. Be great for collecting Fiat 124 panels. :-)
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:18 PM

I'm going to say thrumpence

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:20 PM

£150


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:24 PM

I know a man who is after such a thing then.
Would you like to suggest a reasonable amount via P.M?

Pm sent.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:27 PM

I don't know much about vans, but I'd value that at around £175,000.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:32 PM

Pm sent.

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#16 OFFLINE   Arthur Foxhake

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:32 PM

Wotsit wurf?

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:14 PM

Oh, you'll definitely get a wotsit for it.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:56 PM

That's actually quite cool.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:34 PM

I had the LDV Cub version.
Very much a plodder but reliable old thing
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Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:47 PM


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 06:01 AM

Poor Man's LDV Cub.



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 10:14 PM

0-60 on the diesel vanette is a universe bending 29 seconds. Walking is optional, but faster ;)

Given its issues, £150 tops.
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Posted 21 April 2017 - 11:02 AM

Jeez oh man, I'm after one of these as well. I bid £250.
I owned a Vanette a couple of years ago, it was great.

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 04:07 PM

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Snatch his hands off. £250 is a very good offer.


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 04:47 PM

When you say the crank nut is welded in place, is it literally welded in place or just very tight?

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 05:27 PM

Sold one for £300 five years ago in better nick bodywise but the MOT was dubious and it did need welding.

Ignore the 0-60 times as they move fine in the real world, mine sat at 70-75 all day between Swansea and Aberdeen and their nippy up to 50 but the gearing is short in 1/2/3 hence the criminal 60 mph dash*

Probably still get £300 for one now, they don't really break, have a useful space and handle ok being mid engined.
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Posted 21 April 2017 - 05:40 PM

Lack appeal, wha gwaan wid da blingo?

Your offer is better than mine anyway,bon chance.

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 07:54 AM

If the disklok is a large I'll give you £30 for it



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Posted 22 April 2017 - 09:17 AM

When you say the crank nut is welded in place, is it literally welded in place or just very tight?

 

It is welded in place, would require a junior hacksaw to remove the weld. Then engine locked and a large breaker bar to crack the nut. What damage that may cause would depend on how well the weld had penetrated. Looking at the welding on the chassis if done by the same person, maybe not to much. However I would suspect the nut will require welding back into place.


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Posted 22 April 2017 - 09:17 AM

If the disklok is a large I'll give you £30 for it

 

 

Its a medium.


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