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#1 OFFLINE   BorniteIdentity

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 07:57 PM

Truth is, I need to free up some space. I've got this Audi 80 coming and have just bought a 190 with sexy red interior.

This is a cracker - no BS.

MOT until June 2018. It had 2 advisories - 1 trivial and the other fixed. L576 ABJ for details.
1.8 Automatic. It has the super reliable 4 speed box which is smooth AF.
Everything, by and large, works. The fuel needle reads empty for the first 10 litres after which it's never an issue.
Tyres probably have 5mm all around.
Even the air con works!

It runs and drives perfectly. I bought this when I thought my Avensis was on its way out. However, I underestimated just how attached both my wife and I are to the Toyota - so it stays. Probably indefinitely. I've done 2000 miles in it up and down the A1 and it's bob on.

You want to make it perfect?

There's a small hole in the ns door mirror.
The paint is a little thin in places
Someone bought the wrong green and a part of the rear os quarter is slightly the wrong shade of malachite.

 

In 249 malachit grün with the gingercators and flying saucer trims, it really does look like a facelifted 190.  These are very similar to their predecessor (you can compare and contrast with both of my cars if you wish)

 

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#2 OFFLINE   Danterzza

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 08:45 PM

Three for me please, this is a cracker.

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 09:00 PM

Normal #28 if you would please.

 

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#4 OFFLINE   SRi05

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 09:11 PM

Number 7 please

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 10:25 PM

Piccies?
Pop me down for a random

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#6 OFFLINE   dean36014

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 02:00 AM

Go on a lucky dip for me please

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#7 OFFLINE   BorniteIdentity

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 08:21 AM

Randoms powered by random.org.

 

Pictures added.  My stupidity.  Apologies!


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Posted 22 November 2017 - 08:32 AM

Those trims and that colour make it look like a W140 S Class that's parked a bit further away.
For that reason I'd like number 14 please.

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:27 AM

That is noice. The Simpsons family car antenna adds to its handsomeness

#10 OFFLINE   gadgetgricey

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:41 AM

Where abouts are you again?

Just thinking on having a second :)


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#11 OFFLINE   BorniteIdentity

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:42 AM

Where abouts are you again?

Just thinking on having a second :)

 

St Neots, Cambridge basically.  

 

There's half a chance of delivery if it tempts you.


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#12 OFFLINE   BorniteIdentity

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Posted 23 November 2017 - 07:23 AM

HUP SHE GOES!


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Posted 23 November 2017 - 09:10 AM

25 for me please :)


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#14 OFFLINE   BorniteIdentity

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Posted 23 November 2017 - 09:20 AM

25 for me please :)

 

Wow. You obviously want to win with that am...

 

OH.

 

RIGHT.

 

I do this joke every time; I'm aware of this!


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#15 OFFLINE   purplebargeken

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Posted 23 November 2017 - 09:23 AM

Still produces that teensy weeny bit of 'oh fuck, what?'


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Rover 75 1.8 auto - wafty kettle

Ford Galaxy - big red shite with added space

Triumph Toledo - 2.0 for added sleeper shite

Triumph Dolomite 1850 auto - crusty shite

MG ZT Mean Green Machine

MGF 1.8 VVC BRG floppytop shite


#16 OFFLINE   Schaefft

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 02:15 AM

The amber indicators are what make the car. Great color, too!


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#17 OFFLINE   BorniteIdentity

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Posted 27 November 2017 - 03:34 PM

Probably too dear at even £10 because Christmas and other raffles running.

It’s a shame, as it is a good one. Just one MOT fail in 12 years which was on ball joints.

I would really like another Raver 75; I keep going back to them - which means they’re probably what I ought to have. In the meantime this is for sale/swap or raffle should that gain momentum.

Thanks for everyone’s interest nonetheless.

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Posted 27 November 2017 - 09:14 PM

Probably too dear at even £10 because Christmas and other raffles running.

It’s a shame, as it is a good one. Just one MOT fail in 12 years which was on ball joints.

I would really like another Raver 75; I keep going back to them - which means they’re probably what I ought to have. In the meantime this is for sale/swap or raffle should that gain momentum.

Thanks for everyone’s interest nonetheless.

 

 

PBK expressed interest in this earlier, and he has two 75s...   ;-)

 

Good luck with this anyway. It does look very nice, however I think you are right with what you are saying about Christmas and the number of other roffles at the moment. Nonetheless, please accept this as a free bump.


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#19 OFFLINE   purplebargeken

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Posted 27 November 2017 - 09:20 PM

I believe a pm has turned up at your message gaff.


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Rover 75 1.8 auto - wafty kettle

Ford Galaxy - big red shite with added space

Triumph Toledo - 2.0 for added sleeper shite

Triumph Dolomite 1850 auto - crusty shite

MG ZT Mean Green Machine

MGF 1.8 VVC BRG floppytop shite


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Posted 28 November 2017 - 07:57 AM

Bumplette


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Rover 75 1.8 auto - wafty kettle

Ford Galaxy - big red shite with added space

Triumph Toledo - 2.0 for added sleeper shite

Triumph Dolomite 1850 auto - crusty shite

MG ZT Mean Green Machine

MGF 1.8 VVC BRG floppytop shite


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Posted 28 November 2017 - 12:50 PM

I'm out on this one, my insurance would jump from 82 per month to 150!


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#22 OFFLINE   purplebargeken

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 01:00 PM

^^ Bloody Nora, that is a hell of a hike  :-(


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Rover 75 1.8 auto - wafty kettle

Ford Galaxy - big red shite with added space

Triumph Toledo - 2.0 for added sleeper shite

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 09:23 PM

Where is the car, where are you?

I can't understand why, given the number of cars bought and sold on here, location isn't compusory.
Even if just to county, nearest town etc.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 09:41 PM

Is this still Roffling? If so chuck me down for a random.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 09:46 PM

Sorry, Barefoot. That’s my bad entirely - and should have been clearer.

I’m between Cambridge and St Neots. A1 and A14 are both 10 minutes away and the East Coast Mainline is easy from almost anywhere. Happy to collect /anyone from station.

I’m using it daily atm and have done 500 miles this week alone. No hassles or issues to mention at all. Heater is the hottest I’ve got in the fleet.

If it sells that’s great. I’ve got a replacement or two pencilled in.
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 10:05 PM

if i 'did' paypal i'd have a couple...but i don't - so i can't :(


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Posted 08 December 2017 - 08:53 AM

I really want to rationalise my fleet down.  But I keep looking at this with a huge want.

 

Unfortunately, it's green, and my Mrs hates green cars.  My Mrs also moans about everything so meh.

 

It's also not a Jag XJ.

 

I know all of that is very unhelpful, but best of luck with the sale.  And it's a nice part of the world where you are.  I've got family in St Neots :)



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Posted 08 December 2017 - 05:25 PM

Aye, it’s nice here. The village we live in is actually a bit too stuffy at times; especially if you like interfering with disappointing motor cars.

I don’t see this car selling at anything over £300 tbh. I gave the lad more than that and have spent about £400 on it but that’s life.

I’ll probably just keep smoking it cheaps until MOT time then take a view.

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 06:46 PM

Now on eBay as the 190 has arrived.

https://rover.ebay.c...tm/122902304411

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 07:08 PM

Criminal that its worth so little. Hope it fetches a good amount on ebay.







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