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1994 Rover 216SLi auto - SOLD

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#1 OFFLINE   Ghosty

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Posted 13 August 2017 - 05:51 PM

It's time to sell the Rover.

 

1.6 pez auto, 58650 miles, 1 years' MOT, no real issues.

 

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As most of you will know this has been my only car since January, and the arrival of my 740 (which I much prefer driving) means I have no need for this any more. 

After my adventure* picking it up from the West Midlands where it HGF'd ( http://autoshite.com...behaving-itself ), all the engine consumables and renewables were replaced, at about 55200 miles. This includes but might not be limited to:

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After this full recommissioning it got new Hankook tyres all round. The spare is a decent brand winter tyre, possibly a Michelin, need to check.

ATF was changed recently, less than 1000 miles ago.

Clean inside, original radio, electric mirrors and front windows. Everything works apart from the rear driver's door - this doesn't work on the central locking, also the window winder handle isn't attached as the spring clip made a bid for freedom and I never managed to find another. It still works without it, but the handle doesn't stay on so it's in the map pocket for if/when you ever need it.

Bodywork is OKish. Paint on the roof is knackered and there are a couple of scratches here and there. It's had a front end bump at some point as it's not all perfectly aligned (see driver's door shutline), but it's presentable enough.

You also get the air horn! If you don't want that and would rather the original, let me know and I'll include it.

It had some patches of welding on the driver's sill and the arch treated and filled to pass the MOT.

It's pretty fun to drive and reasonably nippy, not the best motorway car ever but it can do almost anything you want of it - it'll just about carry a fully assembled bike with the rear seats folded down. 

 

It's on eBay for £500 classified with an aim of a price beginning with a 4. 


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#2 OFFLINE   Ghosty

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Posted 20 August 2017 - 04:38 PM

A guy enquired from eBay locally - first enquirer at all.

Shows up in his wife's Tiguan, said he was an engineer and liked tinkering, his last car was a Proton, and his dad had had a 214SLi and a 218SLD. Looks over it, test drives it, offers £400 if I include my spare odds and sods. I'm fine with that so I have a £40 deposit down, and it's going tomorrow.

The neighbours all seem happy there's one less car clogging up the road too, especially knobhead M3 man that doesn't understand parking.

Painless!


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#3 ONLINE   Mr_Bo11ox

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Posted 20 August 2017 - 08:08 PM

Great stuff! Well done Ghostrider

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Posted 20 August 2017 - 08:29 PM

Good work!
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Posted 20 August 2017 - 09:28 PM

Easiest sale ever.



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Posted 20 August 2017 - 11:40 PM

Did youpoint him over here?
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#7 ONLINE   KruJoe

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Posted 21 August 2017 - 12:02 AM

Me and Vulg were just talking about this today as we were playing Rovers.

 

Glad it's found a good home Max, and so effortlessly too.



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Posted 21 August 2017 - 12:03 AM

Did youpoint him over here?

 

Should have! Might leave the AS sticker in.


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Posted 21 August 2017 - 07:59 AM

A guy enquired from eBay locally - first enquirer at all.
Shows up in his wife's Tiguan, said he was an engineer and liked tinkering, his last car was a Proton, and his dad had had a 214SLi and a 218SLD. Looks over it, test drives it, offers £400 if I include my spare odds and sods. I'm fine with that so I have a £40 deposit down, and it's going tomorrow.
The neighbours all seem happy there's one less car clogging up the road too, especially knobhead M3 man that doesn't understand parking.
Painless!


Sounds like he should be one of us.
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1974 MGB GT - A stereotypical classic car.
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My history: 2003 Clio II 1.2 16v (First car), 2003 Honda Civic 3dr 1.7 CTDi (Isuzu lump), 1992 Mazda MX5 1.6, 2005 Mazda RX8 192bhp, 2005 Saab 9-3 1.9TiD 150bhp, 2007 Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi, 2004 Renault Scenic 1.6 Auto (Now Kiltox FiL), 2004 Saab 9-5 2.3t (Now Hooli), 2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp
Wife history (that she used/owned but I had frequent use of): 2002 Renault Clio II 1.2 16v (Billabong!), 2006 Mazda MX5 1.8, 2004 VW Golf 1.6 FSI, 2005 Renault Scenic II 2.0 (went bad from the drive back when buying it!), 2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 16v (now phil_lihp ex-colleague), 2005 Renault Laguna II v6 (Now angle)





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