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I think I've bagged one of my dream tanks......

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#1 OFFLINE   Exiled_Tat_Gatherer

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 03:48 PM

WAHOO!!!!!!!

Vendor of one of my all time favourite 'must haves' just rang me back after a week of waiting thinking I'd missed the boat. It's a tank, one of the residents on this very site finally nabbed one recently, although I may have hit the V8 manual jackpot!

Face it - I'm a shiter - so if it's not needing to be swept up to move it I'm buying the fekker!

Wanted to go tonight but it's a fair distance away and I'm still in the office.........

 

Anyone interested or wanting to guess.... knock yourselves out.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 03:54 PM

2nd Generation Ford LTD with the toploader manual?


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 04:07 PM

Rover SD1?


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#4 OFFLINE   Bren

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 04:15 PM

Horesey horseless?

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 04:17 PM

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 04:17 PM

Hmm, right shape engine, too many pedals?  I'm guessing Bavarian, with a 5 or a 7 in the "name."


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 05:54 PM

If it's a 928 I'll be very impressed indeed.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:04 PM

If it's a 928 I'll be very impressed indeed.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:15 PM

W8 Passat with type9 :lol:
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:17 PM

Corvette C4.

 

Sinclair C5?


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:22 PM

I'm going to guess it's an SD1 too, purely due to references to it having to be swept away.

 

I eagerly await the moment I'm proved spectacularly wrong.



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:38 PM

Sherman? Chieftain? Crusader? Abrahms?


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:43 PM

Neoplan Skyliner?


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:44 PM

Allegro :D ( someone please v8 an Allegro )



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:51 PM

Mercedes CL500?

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:10 PM

P6?
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:13 PM

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V8 eh ?  ..well it could be something like this . .

 

1974-Kawasaki-1600-V8-at-showroom.jpg

 

..or perhaps a 1960's Daimler 2.5 ?  Very nice cars, and still a few to be found at a budget price

 

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.. I even found a photo of one in Autoshiter beige ..especially for the hard-core amongst us.. :mrgreen:


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 ...its a bloody motor car  ..not a Fabergé egg. !

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:12 PM

Or one of these....

 

 

 

DR450.jpg

 

Broom definitely needed.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:14 PM

If it's a 928 I'll be very impressed indeed.

 

I've driven one – don't be, they've got their own problems.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:34 PM

A good 928 is a stunning piece of engineering that is utterly amazing and one of the best cars ever made. Mine wasn't a good one but was still amazing, none of the electrics worked properly but you didn't care as soon as you booted it. In auto form it was the fastest go kart on the planet. A shit one is a world of pain, but that is the same with any car.

I paid £2k for mine, that would buy one wheel now I think with prices how they are.
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:37 PM

Or one of these....
 
 
 
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Broom definitely needed.


I WILL own one of these at some point! Gorgeous looking cars.
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:40 PM

Neoplan Skyliner?

 

I used to drive a twin turbo Merc engined one of them with a four over four box. Great laugh and the biggest thing I've ever driven sideways down the road on frost :D


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:46 PM

Those Daimlers were appropriately gearboxed, though, no?


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:49 PM

Those Daimlers were appropriately gearboxed, though, no?

 

No, they had dodgem transmissions.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 09:29 PM

I hope that it is a Majestic Major limousine. They are like a 120mph Masonic Lodge.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 09:35 PM

Those Daimlers were appropriately gearboxed, though, no?

 

American Borg-Warners I believe....


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:18 AM

1968 Mercury Cougar with a 289 and four-speed?


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 07:49 AM

So it was too easy.........  almost immediately - SD1 is correct.

 

I looked at an LTD 2 weeks ago and it was a true heap in every sense of the word - although the windows were closed when I viewed it, they obviously hadn't been when it was laid up in the nearby hedge!!!

Daimler V8 slipped through my fingers a couple of years back, ex's dad had one, had just paid over 10K!!! for total engine and box overhaul..... drove like a dream. He wanted shot (wife actually, a REAL dragon) and asked €5000 - Yup - you read that right - €5K...... I screamed yes over the phone and arranged to go get it that weekend (they are in Germany but it was a UK export). Wife decided that was too long and promptly sold it to another guy who came to look at it for €3500!!!!! I literally cried when I got there and it was gone, then got told the price she'd let it go for....... never ever forgave her for that (bitch).

 

I'm hoping to get this one for a bag o sand........ or less if I can wangle it. Linky to the ad below........ guy sounds fairly decent and went through a load of things already before I even asked to view.

 

https://www.2dehands...-369518435.html


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:35 AM

Why is there a picture of what appears to be a melted dog shit?

 

Also Dutch is the best language.

 

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:41 AM

If you want a Daimler 250 V8,I can do you one.But its more than the 5k one you were offered,unfortunately.


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