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Now....this will probably divide opinion....

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Moar photos would have been a good idea; there's only three, the others are of the dash and the seats. :roll:

If it's been done properly...it could be worth the £7995...oh, it's

purplehorse1990

 

It does say in the advert:

If you simply want to come and have a look at our range of cars for sale call in anytime for a cuppa and a chat.

Someone on here must be closer to them than me....

Purple Horse Sales and Hire Limited

Oak and Beech Farm

Old House Lane

Kings Langley

Hertfordshire

WD4 8RS

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vauxhall-Nova ... 2325bd34f0

 

PURPLE KNOB

 

 

I'm about 20 mins away. I might pop over and have a nose around!

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Turbo B says....

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I'm as serious as diphtheria when I say that I hate this interior.

 

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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1993-Nissan-280-ZX-TARGA-2X2-AUTO-2-8-3dr-/251166215993

 

£12,745!!!!!

 

This guy is not quite at Purple Helmet standard but seems to be using a similar pricing guide:

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1996-Ford-Escort-RS-2000-3DR-SHOWROOM-CONDITION-2-0-/251119612460

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£4,475 or have blue oval tax got to these already? they were not that special were they?

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Re the Old Spice Capri, I saw it at some event (can't even remember what it was, some fun day perhaps) and I seem to remember it was auctioned off by Old Spice, or given away in a competition. I'd have thought it was finished to a "that'll do" standard under the vinyl wrap rather than being a full-scale resto.

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Flat tyre and that "just stolen" look of a missing radio and lots of wires hanging underneath the steering column. Nice, diesel and a long MOT... but a bit much at a bag of sand. Maybe I'll make an offer...

 

WTF is the "hydrogen cell" he's going on about?

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Look at this POS.

 

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C315036

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1959 VW Beetle - Golde ragtop - Semaphores For Sale

 

£15,000. It looks like someone has smeared shit over it.

 

So now the car can be used as a daily driver or sit in a Garage or Museum. It has the fake rust Paint that has apparently 5 differen't colours to get the Rust effect all over with L87 Pearl White Paint as the base colour-(custom Paint Job), Rusty-Adged Dull look used on body with Yellowish tint to bring the car to Film standard and decal/stickers by Gregg Carr (official Herbie correct decals from Tampa-Florida). The interior is painted in Matt-Grey just like the film cars-I have seen x4 original Herbies in my time here in the U.k and USA and can only say that it's so near the original cars and a fraction of the price!

 

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The only film that car would be used in is 2 girls 1 cup.

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WTF is the "hydrogen cell" he's going on about?

 

Hydrogen is made by electrolysis of water (using electric energy from the car's battery) with an enthalpy of separation of 285KJ/mol. Electrolysis of water is roughly a 60% efficient process, probably a lot lower in a home made system.

 

This hydrogen is then burnt in the engine to make water, with an enthalpy of formation of -285KJ/mol (creating energy to charge the car's battery). Thermal efficiency in an diesel engine is roughly 35%.

 

FREE ENERGY!

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Seeing all those nothing motors with massive mark-ups reminds me of an white Opel Manta GTE Hatch back in ~1999 that was on a forecourt in Glossop @ £2.5k for several years. Probably still is. They barely made £500 back then.

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I quite like it and if you want a show car then you might well pay that for it.

I wouldnt pay that for a Mk 2 Golf, but hey if someone wants to its their money.

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Meh, if I was well rich like I'd offer him £20,000. But I'm not.

I'd be interested to hear the story behind it though.

 

EDIT: Just found it, interesting stuff.

http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/forum/phpbb/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=94069&sid=b240335d82593f9dbde4d6ccf21706b9

 

Fair play, that's superbly well done.

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