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The Autoshizzle bASe roll call

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#1 OFFLINE   Felly Magic

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 12:45 PM

Well we know there is the Holy Ace Of bASe grey grille, what other base models are in the autoshite family? Our mk3 Mondy is in the lowest spec, but it's loaded with kit so it clearly isn't buttery at all. FOAD has a bASe Lada Riva as only 1 trim was available then, and captain 70s has just bought a bASe Honumph Acclade too, so over to you bASe shiters to check in


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 12:54 PM

I've got a Tempra S 1.9D.

All round manual windows.
Dials non illuminated.
Has a manual pump adjustment plunger for reducing 'opaque emissions'. Never seen one before.
Massive storage hole in dashboard which would be filled in higher spec cars.

It's nothing compared to some of the others but it's someone brassic bought that new.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 01:46 PM

Whilst I don't own one, to me.... This is the ultimate in bASe.

 

A BX with 'small' wheel trims, no front headrests, ideally in BX11 spec. The rear badge must just say 'BX'. There was a rumour that a BX10 was available in the Italian market but i've never had this confirmed.

 

 

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 01:55 PM

My 74 Capri base.

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It’s basically a Capri with no extras whatsoever! Not even a radio!
It’s also registered on the V5 as ‘Capri Base’.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:14 PM

I have a 1984 mk1 3 door sierra base, it is also registered on the v5 as sierra base, the only problem that some will have is its modified
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:34 PM

Early mk2 Capris had wing mounted mirrors IIRC too, your Capri is seriously lickable Dan


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:55 PM

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#8 OFFLINE   Felly Magic

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:59 PM

Just had a thought, what would happen if all the Shite bASe Massive met? Would it cause a gravitational implosion? Or would there be a massive yoghurt truck crash in the area?


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 03:19 PM

The ex Krujoe 106d is a Graduate model. I don't know if that was the base model but it should be, it didn't even have a lighter or intermittent wipers. It does have a sunroof which appears to be a dealer/importer fit type thing.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 04:26 PM

Early mk2 Capris had wing mounted mirrors IIRC too, your Capri is seriously lickable Dan


Some did, but there was also a tiny handful that got a unique type of door mirror. Only fitted to the Capri mk2 from start of production in Jan 74 up to Nov 74. Mine should have one of these mirrors on the drivers side only.
It’s missing though sadly, having been replaced by standard mk2 mirrors instead.
The correct ones are very hard to find now but are similar to mk1 Capri door mirrors.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 04:29 PM

I have a base Corsa Envoy ( although there isn't much left of the original spec!) And the Megane is also the entry level Authentique model.

Neither of which are or were, in my opinion, austere enough to qualify.

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 04:31 PM

I have a 1984 mk1 3 door sierra base, it is also registered on the v5 as sierra base, the only problem that some will have is its modified

It's all about the base

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V5 belongs to this

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Hopefully it will see the road this year
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 04:55 PM

EX was the entry level for the Nippa.

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By 2001, that got you a rear wiper, as well as the digital clock. No PAS, no electric windows or mirrors, no central locking (other than that you can easily reach every door from the driver's seat). Easily the most simple car you could buy in 2001.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 05:07 PM

Another base Capri here, a 1.6l on a Y plate, but wearing the decadance of Ford imperial red metallic and head rests (as the L was being retired) but still the pez spec tray instead of a centre console.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 05:24 PM

It will have the correct wheel trims back on this year....V5 simply says 'Mondeo' (nothing else!)

 

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 05:35 PM

I've got a Tempra S 1.9D.

All round manual windows.
Dials non illuminated.
Has a manual pump adjustment plunger for reducing 'opaque emissions'. Never seen one before.
Massive storage hole in dashboard which would be filled in higher spec cars.

It's nothing compared to some of the others but it's someone brassic bought that new.


Non-illuminated Speedo is an MOT failure-it must be broken.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 05:42 PM

I am on the lookout for a Vauxhall Omega 2.0 8v Select, some of which I believe had all-round manual windows.

 

I would genuinely lick one.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:08 PM

Pretty sure dads bx is a mk1 base . 1.4 suitcase engine and just bx on the back
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:10 PM

While my mk1 Fiesta is a popular plus as it's an 83 that might have been the bottom. If there a scan of the brochure/price list? Might be the same for the 89 mk2 too.

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:15 PM

There was still the Pop on launch iirc. No headersts, no clock, no rear wiper and only driver side mirror or rear parcel shelf. 


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:17 PM

My Micra sits at the base L spec, afaik was not one lower, mod cons would be the CVT box, a radio/cassette which I am not sure was standard or not.  Only the passenger mirror is adjustable as the driver ones is only adjustable exterior.  No power-steering, airbags or windows.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:22 PM

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According to wikipedia (so it must be true) my Saab 900i 2 door saloon is the base spec car of the range.

 

It has wind up windows,no sunroof,air con or abs and still has the older eight valve engine fitted.

It came to me with and was originally fitted with pressed steel wheels with stainless trims too.

 

Prices lists from when it was new also put this spec at the bottom of the pile.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:25 PM

I have an entry level 2006 Citroen Picasso ( which seems to have undergone some sort of Project Drivesq cost cutting, like deleting the nick nack holder from the fuse box lid and replacing the spring clips from the passenger seat to T20 Torx bolts so accessing the battery now takes 20 mins rather than 2)

No air con

Keepy fit windows

ONE ( count it) electric mirror and one manual one.

Two speakers in the front only. Empty grills in the back.

No fittings for (let alone a) Citroen shopping trolley.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:36 PM

The ex Krujoe 106d is a Graduate model. I don't know if that was the base model but it should be, it didn't even have a lighter or intermittent wipers. It does have a sunroof which appears to be a dealer/importer fit type thing.

 

no the std XN was base- XN graduate got tape stripes, pop-up sun roof & carpet mats

early ones didn't have clock, 954cc had no rear wiper whereas 1.1 & 1.4d did


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:58 PM

n13 nissan sunnay is badged as a 1.4L but v5 states 1.4 premium- very buttery biscuit base

 

no:

  • rev counter
  • clock
  • e/w
  • c/l
  • pas
  • remote mirrors
  • remote boot release
  • rear wash/wipe
  • wheel trims
  • door rubbing strips
  • tinted glass

yes:

  • 4+1 wheels
  • steering
  • windows
  • seats
  • inverse dangle mirrors
  • 5 speed gearbag
  • 12 valves= many* bhps

extras:

  • towbar
  • metalic paint

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 07:11 PM

Non-illuminated Speedo is an MOT failure-it must be broken.


There's not even a dimmer dial though....

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 07:16 PM

To be fair, everything I've ever driven back to 60s stuff has had some sort of light in the speedo, otherwise how would you know how fast you're going at night? That does sound broken - and not everything has a dimmer.

 

Do they actually check them at MOT though? They're sometimes quite hard to make out in the daytime!



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Posted 12 March 2018 - 07:23 PM

To be fair I wouldn't be surprised if it was broken. The indicators on the wings don't work either....

Oh my AX is also a base model. The Debut was the replacement for the slightly uninspired sounding 10E. Manual choke on a K plate, no electric anything.

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 07:51 PM

My Rover 25 is an Impression.That means manual windows & mirrors,no ABS,no cupholders in the doors.It has got full leather though,& had alloys when I got it.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 08:04 PM

Mk3 Austin 1100.  It has just enough to be able to use it as a car.
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You name it, it hasn't got it.


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