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#61 OFFLINE   D Spares & Tyres

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 09:15 AM

Jean Claude Van den?

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 11:27 AM

And Plastic Bertrand  :mrgreen:

 

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 09:24 PM

As an aside plass means piss in Dutch. They find it amusing. So, van den plas means from ,or of, the piss. Hehe.


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Posted 18 January 2018 - 09:33 PM

Jacques Brel too.
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Posted 22 January 2018 - 11:36 AM

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Looking at the wheels and stance, and the fact that it's at a VW swapmeet, it's pretty certain to be air-cooled & rear engined.

I have no comment to make.


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Posted 22 January 2018 - 12:08 PM

Someone did that with a normal Allegro too, it looked surprisingly good. Absurd though.

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Posted 22 January 2018 - 05:50 PM

Someone did that with a normal Allegro too, it looked equally atrocious. Absurd though.

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Posted 22 January 2018 - 06:00 PM

Personally would have liked to seen either of those at stock height with stock hubcaps on steels of some sort.  Much more of a headfuck that way and in the case of the saloon one that was done, probably more practical since you could still put the rear seat in properly.



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Posted 22 January 2018 - 06:01 PM

Being as you've sold the hearse and broken the Pug you'd best get this up and ready for daily duties :twisted:


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Posted 22 January 2018 - 07:55 PM

Many years ago I went to an american/hotrod car show,there was a guy there with a matt black Maxi,in full slammed y'all stylee,after talking to him it turns out he hadn't lowered it,all the spheres had gone :-P
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Posted 23 January 2018 - 12:36 PM

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Squeak, rattle and roll.

 

 

Thanks restorer.

 

Save the Pangolins.

 

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 01:17 PM

Being as you've sold the hearse and broken the Pug you'd best get this up and ready for daily duties :twisted:

You forgot to mention the broken Shogun... No time to fix anything at the moment.

No the obvious thing to do is buy another car!
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Posted 23 January 2018 - 01:19 PM

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Well that is a nice looking door. How much, squire? (Its the least of the Allegro's worries really!)

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 05:59 PM

How does £40 sound? Genuine BL panel etc. It's the other side rear door which is the rare one, so I was told.


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Squeak, rattle and roll.

 

 

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 06:46 AM

Why are offside rear doors particularly rare? Is there a peculiarity of the metal work which makes them rot more?


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Posted 24 January 2018 - 10:27 AM

Why are offside rear doors particularly rare? Is there a peculiarity of the metal work which makes them rot more?


Maybe he was told that by someone who has a stash of offside rear doors....?
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Posted 24 January 2018 - 03:12 PM

I have no idea, but I had it on good authority. Put it down to BL intransigence, it wasn't uncommon for someone to get the figures wrong.

 

 

Maybe he was told that by someone who has a stash of offside rear doors....?          

 

Not so, as I bought all my doors off the chap who told me.


Squeak, rattle and roll.

 

 

Thanks restorer.

 

Save the Pangolins.

 

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 04:48 PM

Having owned Allegros for 20 years I can vouch for the fact that the offside rear door is the hardest to find, yet also don't have a good reason as to why.  Apparently true of Maxis/Landcrabs too.



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Posted 30 March 2018 - 08:18 AM

Reality finally wins over enthusiasm. By the time I have found time to sort it I think the timworms will have munched it.

Anybody want it?

It owes me £150
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Posted 30 March 2018 - 08:24 AM

What bits need doing on it bodywork wise?
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Posted 30 March 2018 - 09:40 AM

Si, step awaaaay from the keyboard. 


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Posted 30 March 2018 - 09:41 AM

Isn't the auto gearbox fooked?


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Posted 30 March 2018 - 12:53 PM

What bits need doing on it bodywork wise?

Very little if you just want an mot

Bare metal respray if you want a minter

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Posted 30 March 2018 - 12:55 PM

Isn't the auto gearbox fooked?

Yep.

Engine and box are removed but come with it

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Posted 30 March 2018 - 12:57 PM

I am currently without a towcar so if anybody wants it then they will have to either collect it themselves or pay for the van hire cost as well as fuel

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Posted 30 March 2018 - 01:07 PM

Si, step awaaaay from the keyboard.

Haha that's from you! ;)

Would be for the father-in-law. He absolutely loves these. I can easily help with the mechanicals but as per usual big welding is an issue.
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Posted 30 March 2018 - 01:17 PM

It doesn't appear to need any welding
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Posted 30 March 2018 - 01:36 PM

I'll drop him a message
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Posted 30 March 2018 - 02:36 PM

It's a no unfortunately. Also not one for me. Looks like a good little project but I much prefer the standard Allegro and I don't really have much attachment to these.

(Compared to say a certain Austin)
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Posted 30 March 2018 - 04:14 PM

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