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1986 - MG Maestro 2.0i - Scotchland - SOLDSOLDDOLS

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#31 OFFLINE   Shep Shepherd

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 07:16 AM

The best looking of all Maestro variants, in my opinion. GLWTS.


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 07:24 AM

Ducking cool car.

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 07:48 AM

Ideal colour to go with a certain broken P38.


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 09:23 AM

Ideal colour to go with a certain broken P38.

I would love it, but ... no time, money and I've run out of hiding places. I have a clubman I haven't been near for two years.

I think you should buy my p38. Easy fix for you.
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Posted 25 February 2018 - 09:35 AM

I remember going to see one of these in about 1995 and this is mint in comparison. Love the colour. Hope it finds a good home.


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 10:47 AM

If this was down south there would be another £1000 on the price, I think that's excellent value and it wouldn't take a awful lot to sort those paint issues out. Almost tempted myself and I can't stand Maestros!
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Posted 25 February 2018 - 10:50 AM

If this was down south there would be another £1000 on the price, I think that's excellent value and it wouldn't take a awful lot to sort those paint issues out. Almost tempted myself and I can't stand Maestros!

 

Now the Ital is practically done you will need a new project, so sod off that SD1 and GIB!


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 10:57 AM

If this was down south there would be another £1000 on the price, I think that's excellent value and it wouldn't take a awful lot to sort those paint issues out. Almost tempted myself and I can't stand Maestros!


Lol. I’m not a massive fan either but I like the mg ones.

I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 11:03 AM

Yeah the MG ones are the only ones to have, I spent 4 years after leaving school at a body shop and our bread and butter work was local garages who seemed to stock pile these in the late 90s, there wasn't a week go by were I wasn't repairing sills or rear arches on them and it's left a haunting memory forever! That said as the years go by I do fancy a MG Montego more and more.
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Posted 25 February 2018 - 11:06 AM

I would love it, but ... no time, money and I've run out of hiding places. I have a clubman I haven't been near for two years.

I think you should buy my p38. Easy fix for you.

 

 

I think I should buy it too, I would love it but having recently tried nursing one 4x4 with overheating issues south I dont fancy doing it again.


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 12:54 PM

The EFi is a very under rated hot hatch, faster than the XR3i of the time, and lots of torque GLWTS


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Posted 25 February 2018 - 01:29 PM

Best hot hatch of the 80's.

 

If it wasn't for the cars I already have, lack of space, my wife- I'd buy it.

 

Friend had a brand new early 1600 twin Webber version-went very well-same colour as well-so always had a soft spot.

 

GLWTS-wish it was me!

 

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 04:34 PM

Ahh. The torque steer..... Tyres scrabbling for grip due to the powah... The dashboard .....
Wonderful memories.

 

If you thought that had bad torque steer, try the turbo version  :shock:


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Posted 01 March 2018 - 05:06 PM

A mate of mine who was a car thief back in the late '90s really rates these as not just easy to steal but quicker than a mk4 XR3i and mk2 Golf GTi 8v.


The fucking scum bag.

Have him buy it, then hopefully someone nicks it!

Safe now. Everything's lead lined.

 

 


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:01 AM

One of my favourite ever rides was the Turbo version........... I love these. A mate had a VDP auto and it was a stonker too - unfortunately I was 23 at the time and drove it like I stole it everywhere. My mate was a mechanical fucktard and killed it through negligence. Mine was put through a garden wall and into a house in Norwich by an 'associate' sadly.

 

This is a beaut!

 

I'm chocka on projects ongoing and shite incoming so I'm shackled for taking this too fella - deepest regrets. I'd love to be doing a 800mile+ OMGSNOKAOS KOLLEKSHUN for it if I could tho!

 

Someone keep it in the fold for later roffle/purchase shenanigens pretty pretty please.............



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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:22 AM

I really, really fancy this. Room available at the Inn too.

 

I also really want a Dolomite, but this is actually probably a much better car really. DILEMMAS 

 

Anyone fancy delivering to Bristol?


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 11:27 AM

Get yourself up there once the snokaos is done

It won’t be that bad to drive back surely :D
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 11:39 AM

The box for Isopon P38 still features a silver Maestro. That says it all for me.

Really rare machine now one of these. In about 2004 I saw an ad for a 1.6 MG Maestro. Wasn't dear at the time, wish I'd bought it now.
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 12:36 PM

Does this have the talking computer? Please say no.
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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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Posted 02 March 2018 - 12:52 PM

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 01:23 PM

Good, otherwise that would have swayed my decision and booking tickets already.
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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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Posted 02 March 2018 - 01:41 PM

I can hide a talking furby under the dash If it seals the deal.? It’ll probably make more sense than the bl one .
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I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!


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Posted 03 March 2018 - 09:20 AM

I've got a couple horrible Z4's on my watch list so I'm going to have to go out to the rest of the internet.

 

Me 25 minutes after posting the advert.

 

 

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I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!


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Posted 05 March 2018 - 12:33 PM

Sold pending collection. Off to essex.
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I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!


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Posted 05 March 2018 - 12:44 PM

Sold pending collection. Off to essex.

Should be a bit less harsh on it down there, less salt on the roads.


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Posted 05 March 2018 - 10:56 PM

Z4 incoming?
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Posted 05 March 2018 - 11:06 PM

I'm looking!


I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!


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Posted 06 March 2018 - 07:13 AM

Sold pending collection. Off to essex.

 

Oh, gawd, it wasn't me was it? Went to a pub quiz last night and have little recollection of it.


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Posted 06 March 2018 - 09:25 AM

Oh, gawd, it wasn't me was it? Went to a pub quiz last night and have little recollection of it.


Question 1. What is the capital of Estonia?

Question 2. Would you like to buy an MG Maestro?

Question 3. In what year did the Thomson Twins release 'We are Detective'
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Posted 06 March 2018 - 11:09 AM

Yes it was you . You asked that I dismantle it and post it to you bit by bit so you’d be like brad pit in the film 7even but with a maestro .
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I estimate this car needs £3000 maybe £4000 spending on it to get it rite and when this is done it will be wotrth about £1500!!






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