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#1 OFFLINE   Angry Sheep

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:09 PM

Let's start with the disclaimer: it's been a couple of years since I've seen this car and everything here is secondhand info.

 

It's owned my an ex-neighbour of mine and I often used to think it looked more desirable than all the modern shite parked outside our flats. Naturally, when she mentioned on FB that she was considering selling I made interested noises. I was hoping to offer £300 with a view to running it for a few months before r0ffling it on here, but I now think £300 is unlikely to buy it. Therefore, I've offered to spread the word like the helpful ex-neighbour I am.

 

So what is it? Er, a Honda Concerto 1.6 auto, with around 57k on the clock. It's a family heirloom and is in 'perfect' condition, apparently. Take that with a pinch of salt, but I seem to remember it looking pretty solid. The MOT history is relatively clear, passing last year with these advisories:

 

  • Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases centre and rear in very poor condition (7.1.2)
  • Nearside Front Tyre worn close to the legal limit (4.1.E.1)
  • Offside Front Tyre worn close to the legal limit nearly exposing cords on both edges (4.1.E.1) 

I'd hope that something's been done about them by now, but I'd have to check. The current test runs out on September 11th... I've suggesting bunging a fresh MOT on it, but they've bought a new car and just want this gone. I've probably talked anyone out of buying it now, but here are some pics:

 

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When I originally enquired she was after £800 - £1,000 for it, but I've negotiated a shiters' special price of £500. That's the absolute minimum they'll take, apparently, but if you want to turn up, kick tyres and try to haggle some more you're welcome. It's located in Milton Keynes, and if anyone wants help collecting/temporary storage I could probably help out.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:16 PM

500 is fair as it's just an R8.

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:18 PM

Ideal* rear light donor.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:19 PM

NOT VTEC D SERIES YO HOT VERSION AUTUMN RING MINI 


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What we need is more poo brown cars.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:20 PM

I have a coat made out of the same material as those seats. 

Did Honda use a normal gearbox by then or were they still using that slightly tapped semi automatic manual Hondamatic thing? 


What we need is more poo brown cars.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:30 PM

Conventional auto by that time I'm sure.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:33 PM

Indeed. Same tranny as in Ghosty's Rover. Pretty much the same car really.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:50 PM

Even built at Longbridge.



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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:57 PM

Yep, it's a proper 4 speed torque converter. Ace box, very short geared.

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 05:28 PM

Beautifully beautiful.

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 05:29 PM

Beautifully beautiful.

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 05:31 PM

Oh my shit. I'D LOVE THIS. 2 many cars.

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 06:55 PM

I'd love to turn this into a Rover 200, just as a completely pointless project and to waste time.

I have actually seen a Concerto in Belguim many years ago with a Rover rear lamp grafted on as the cheapskate owner probably couldn't (be arsed) to find a proper Honda replacement.

EDIT* Maybe not, here the Honda Concerto Diesel, which is basically a rebadged Rover (try telling that your pub bore know it alls)

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 07:13 PM

Ooof. I'd be all over that roffle. I hope it comes into the Autoshite fold.

 

By the way, I don't think it's possible to talk someone out of buying a car on here, unless you say 'it's perfect and nothing needs doing whatsoever'.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 07:30 PM

My Grand parents had one like this (same color!) before they got their 2007 Civic many years ago!


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 09:35 PM

I think Ghosty should buy this and have the complete set....

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 09:54 PM

Cheeky feckers have copied Vulgalour's 414!

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 09:54 PM

It would be a laugh, the Concerto is worth more purely because of badge snobbery too.

I've had my fun with Rondas. Family have had two 90s Civics and a Prelude in the past 10 years, Old Man keeps telling me to get a Concerto. I've had my 200, and now it's time to move on and up I think.


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Posted 01 August 2017 - 06:56 AM

You lot are making me want to buy it myself. It's in decent nick and they were great neighbours so it'd be nice to do them a favour. But I really don't need it.

 

Oh, and talking of turning a Honda into a Rover... if I was going to do it, I'd like to make a Ronda estate...

 

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Posted 05 August 2017 - 08:07 PM

Against my better judgement, I've decided I want this. Like I've said before, it's a Concerto I've always wanted and I've been trying to ignore this for the last 2 days, and today I've relented. 

 

I most likely will be picking this up next week barring any disagreement with Footman James on Monday..

 

I think I have a problem.


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Posted 05 August 2017 - 08:34 PM

I'm chuffed that this appears to be going to a good home.
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Posted 05 August 2017 - 10:14 PM

is it a sohc or dohc?


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Posted 06 August 2017 - 07:07 AM

is it a sohc or dohc?

 

Probably.


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Posted 06 August 2017 - 08:59 AM

Probably.


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Posted 06 August 2017 - 09:10 AM

You need a bigger garage my friend. Looks bloody lovely.

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 10:09 AM

Givin me 90s Deals on Wheels vibes.

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Safe now. Everything's lead lined.

 

 


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Posted 06 August 2017 - 10:26 AM

But Rhonda aint got no K series in the front of that Honda.
My Anaconda dont, want, none unless its got hgf hun.
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Posted 06 August 2017 - 10:31 AM

But Rhonda aint got no K series in the front of that Honda.
My Anaconda dont, want, none unless its got hgf hun.


Ha.

But who was closest with the sale price, Mike or Rich?

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 10:57 AM

But Rhonda aint got no K series in the front of that Honda.
My Anaconda dont, want, none unless its got hgf hun.

The Honda D series isn't averse to head gasket failure shenanigans.

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 11:26 AM

If all goes to plan, rover will be u for sale. Mrs Sims is erm...mildly annoyed..

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