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I want to say one or 2?

 

are TPA621M, as she was Taxed, then SORNed by accident by the DVLA then taxed again all within about a week during January

 

tho they say Q4 2018, when do they start and end the quarter?

 

otherwise im not actually sure :) AFAIK TPA is the latest invacar to hit the road etc

 

the weird thing is a bunch have year of manufacture/first registration in the 2000s/2010s,

 

only a few seem to actually show up properly

 

does the place where howmanyleft get this data from also include the registration numbers? :)

Data is from here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/vehicles-statistics

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Just called in to a friends for my tomato plants..and she's been dragging out her old Mini Clubman.. :-D

 

  Utterly hanging, :-(   but the   interior is spot on !! Last used 1990

 

  

 

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There's more cars yet   to be pulled out too !  

 

C reg MGB ,(also very hanging ).  

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1964 D reg Austin Mini Traveller (hanging )

 

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1968  F  reg Morris 1000 Traveller (hanging ex farm hack)    

 

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They're all rotten..and seized. Bridge or have value ?

 

No visitors.. the mg has a spare 3 bearing engine ..condition unknown

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Just called in to a friends for my tomato plants..and she's been dragging out her old Mini Clubman.. :-D

 

Utterly hanging, :-( but the interior is spot on !! Last used 1990

 

 

 

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There's more cars yet to be pulled out too !

 

C reg MGB ,(also very hanging ).

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1964 D reg Austin Mini Traveller (hanging )

 

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1968 F reg Morris 1000 Traveller (hanging ex farm hack)

 

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They're all rotten.. Bridge or have value ?

They all have value, probia lot more than you think.

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There are still 3,000 odd ZX's as a comparison (2/3rds SORN mind). What a great car they were.

 

Visas? 20 Taxed, 95 SORN'd. 12 of the overall total are convertibles. We did a good thing.

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Quite an increase in MGB GTs. Actually higher than it was back in 2010. Likewise MGBs has gone up a thousand too. However they have also gone up in value since too!

 

On the E-type, there is more licensed last year than ever before.

 

Infact I'm seeing this on quite a lot of popular 70s British classics. E.g. Triumph Spitfire/Dolomite Sprint/GT6/Stag, Morris Minor, Austin Mini, etc.

 

I guess this blip is to do with the MOT exemption?

 

Also shows Rarity != High Value

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A Mondeo chap has done an analysis of the Mk1 figures. Credit to him, not me.

 

highlights:

 

- There's fewer than 1400 Mk1's taxed
- That is less then 0.01% of all Mk1's ever registered in the UK left on the road
- Numbers overall have reduced by 12% 2017 to 2018
- The most common taxed models, LX, SI and GLX have reduced in number by 25-30%
- The rarest models are the 24v Auto and 24v Si Auto

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Waved goodbye to the CLK Today (was good to see you again Dave)

 

Later, I came across a bit of an early 2000s time warp whilst at Tesco....

 

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Let’s have a close up, just to be sure.

 

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Jaaaaaaaag

id drive that

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Any classic mini in any condition, especially a van, is worth squillions.

I don't understand why.

Any old car is worth squillions. I don't think Minis are going for much more than other cars that they were similarly priced to a few years ago. They are all big money now.

 

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Any classic mini in any condition, especially a van, is worth squillions.

I don't understand why.

Nostalgia innit.

 

Mum / Gran / neighbour had one, had one as a first car, passed my test in one etc.

Or for some, XR2 etc was a car they wanted but couldn't afford at the time.

 

People of the age to remember them fondly now have a bit of disposable income and fancy reliving their youth.

 

Scrapped by the thousands so a bit harder to find now.

 

See also Beetles, 2cvs and MK2 Escorts.

 

In 10 years time expect Novas and Saxos to be silly money. 205s heading upwards for XS and GTi models.

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Especially the mini traveller

 

 

Cough....Countryman.    You are right, though....Extremely valuable despite the inevitable glass floors.

 

Surely the estate version depends on Morris Mini-minor or Austin Se7en/Mini.

 

/pedant

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I have just booked my flight to New Zealand. I land on 24th October. The furthest I've flown in my life so far is Bulgaria. This is rather exciting. 

It's a shame you'll be 6 months too late for my camper... autoshite.com/topic/35080-2000-toyota-estima-jdm-yo-camper-nz-wide-delivery-availible/

 

Also top chod around here, 10-25 year old japanese imports galore!

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I have a day to myself tomorrow and was going to re time my car up. But driving it this morning after wanging it to lincolnshite and back its maybe mended itself...

 

Its stopped ticketing now, I'm wondering if its stretched itself and gone back into time... It's loud at 80 as I found out yesterday but being an 8v 1.4 it's probably loud anyway at 80...

 

Might attempt the tappets, but if its like this I might just leave it alone and enjoy the sun...

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