This is my first post, so thought I’d give a bit of an introduction. I’m Will, 20, from Oxford, I’m rather into old shite brilliant vehicles. I, shamefully, actually joined the forum to get in touch with a member on here who was selling a Maestro van, quite a late diesel one, in white, exactly what I was after.. Unfortunately I missed it, as is usual with my luck, but trawling the eBay thread on here led me to the very same van. It was being sold by the new owner, abliet with a higher price but it was localish so I went and had a look, and as you can probably guess by the title, I bought it . I haggled a fair amount off the price too!
First impressions of the van, its rough, old and literally everyone I know who is old enough to know what one is has asked “wtf do you want one of them for??” and my mates who don’t, think I’m mental. Theres some sketchy welding on it (dexion shelving rear shock mount??) but also some rather good repairs too. It’s certainly not fast, 80 is flat chat, its snails pace getting out of my vvc mini into this. Anyway, I’ve included a few pictures below, initial plans are to clean it up a bit, get it looking less rough, probably a service, lower it, banded 13” steels and use a parts chugger for rx7 bits