Jump to content

BeEP's motors - Multipla for sale. 21/11/20


Recommended Posts

As mentioned in the for sale thread the C2 is going to Wuvvum, probably at the end of next week.  So rather than turn my attention to the Corsa or Multipla i did the logical thing and bought this...

694611628_SM02GAAnsfasbought.thumb.JPG.282e62ddf3bfe03ae138ddf23d8fe837.JPG

Reason - it was very cheap!  I've fixed various foibles but will leave some for the next owner.  Up for sale next week hopefully (once I've given it a good clean!).

And then this found me (courtesy of my friends at the local garage).  I've wanted to try one for a while and it was only half a mile or so down the road...

2020865104_BV09LFFnsfasbought.thumb.JPG.d9db53d2ad9bd9a872a7394d1073f6d1.JPG

64694040_BV09LFFnsrasbought.thumb.JPG.4f15e1132c788c9a68aedce7b66fdc70.JPG

Link to post
Share on other sites
14 hours ago, BeEP said:

As mentioned in the for sale thread the C2 is going to Wuvvum, probably at the end of next week.  So rather than turn my attention to the Corsa or Multipla i did the logical thing and bought this...

694611628_SM02GAAnsfasbought.thumb.JPG.282e62ddf3bfe03ae138ddf23d8fe837.JPG

Reason - it was very cheap!  I've fixed various foibles but will leave some for the next owner.  Up for sale next week hopefully (once I've given it a good clean!).

And then this found me (courtesy of my friends at the local garage).  I've wanted to try one for a while and it was only half a mile or so down the road...

2020865104_BV09LFFnsfasbought.thumb.JPG.d9db53d2ad9bd9a872a7394d1073f6d1.JPG

64694040_BV09LFFnsrasbought.thumb.JPG.4f15e1132c788c9a68aedce7b66fdc70.JPG

I flipping KNEW it would be you involved in the sale of that primrose 75!  @EssDeeWonmessaged me about it as he knows how much I love them.

If I wasn't emotionally attached to every single shit car I already have, I'd buy it (if he'd move on the price a bit).

Much interest?

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, EssDeeWon said:

He looks to have made a nice job of it.  Does he spray cars for a living or just as a hobby? 

He works at the local garage, but that's just mechanical work and MOTs.  His paintwork is very good though; he did a lot of work to, and painted most of, my Allegro estate five years ago and that's holding up well despite my use and abuse of it.

Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, BorniteIdentity said:

I flipping KNEW it would be you involved in the sale of that primrose 75!  @EssDeeWonmessaged me about it as he knows how much I love them.

If I wasn't emotionally attached to every single shit car I already have, I'd buy it (if he'd move on the price a bit).

Much interest?

Is that the one on the FB owners group?

Lovely motor. 

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 weeks later...

So on Thursday the 206 passed its MOT first time. ready to be taxed yesterday following the head gasket & timing belt replacement.  Here it is, looking smug...

1241247711_DSCN19421.thumb.JPG.12bc3b832d0f959f9e52327ac37baec0.JPG

Then yesterday firstly Spartacus arrived to buy the Berlingo (see his collection thread).  Shortly after he'd left Wuvvum arrived in this, which I'd inexplicably agreed to buy..,

DSC_1327.thumb.JPG.06f67b2e3c816e96a8a41fe3562bb42b.JPG

I then gave him a lift to BorniteIdentity's in the 206 (85 mile round trip without incident so I'm calling that a success on the head gasket front) where he bought Bornite's Granvia.

Today the Maestro van went straight through its MOT - must use it more next year!

On Wednesday the C1 goes for MOT, which just* leaves the Multipla, Corsa and Punto to sort out and use/sell on after the impending lockdown ends (all except C1 currently have 2 - 3 months MOT and are theoretically for sale as they currently stand if anyone's desparate and can collect before Thursday!).

645346541_DSCN19431.thumb.JPG.c5d78642bc923d6feb0a105e1cc65e6b.JPG

967407945_BK05GUAosforig.thumb.jpg.0a81b27caf124de81d018fe14418b700.jpg

1872619459_WV05JDFnsf.thumb.JPG.c5969266fc9f71890e42f69d68d49fee.JPG

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • BeEP changed the title to BeEP's motors - the merry-go-round of shite. 2/11/20
On 6/21/2020 at 8:00 PM, chaseracer said:

Similarly: early Ford Fiesta.  Later on, if your mk1 got rear-ended and needed a new tailgate, it would likely get a mk2 panel.

I remember seeing those mk2 tailgates on mk1 Fiesta's and it always looked wrong

Link to post
Share on other sites

We have one albeit a 107 that our friend borrowed back in May and now doesn't want to give it back,  buzzy little engine which makes it feel fast but it really isn't goes round corners well enough and is silly cheap to run, hope yours goes through the M,O,T 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 3 weeks later...
26 minutes ago, loserone said:

Talk to me about this multipla you have

115JTD Eleganza (so last of the 8v JTD).  Previous owner said it had been chipped but no proof.  Goes a lot better than Craig the Princess's 110 though.  Gearbox/clutch/brakes spot on.  Good tyres all round (although weirdly rears are 195/65 and fronts 195/60).

Bodywork very presentable but does have the expected small dings/marks, an area of slightly mismatched paint on the front bumper covering a graze and a small crack at the bottom of the tailgate.  Windscreen has a chip to the lower offside corner but just outside the swept area.

Interior in remarkable condition for a 15 year old Fiat.  Still has original radio/CD but display is almost illegible.

Spare wheel carrier missing (presumably cable had seized - common Multipla problem) so spare wheel is in boot.

Two keys, both of which operate remote locking, original handbooks and receipts for lots of money spent.

A few scabs underneath but I haven't found anything that would fail a MOT.  Having said that, current test is only until 29th Dec hence the low price suggested on the other thread.  I was planning to give it a quick whirl on Gumtree this week then put it in for an MOT if it doesn't sell.

914211184_WV05JDFosf.thumb.JPG.39dc1f30aa7f9f36ddff939c4af82f1e.JPG

442183177_WV05JDFnsf.thumb.JPG.b34c56e10b95f38b961e6ed9a9b17178.JPG

1996442129_WV05JDFnsr.thumb.JPG.10a910fa66ee53ce81c7c6501590cfaf.JPG

2111219521_WV05JDFosr.thumb.JPG.7cb5f377e92c179079f26c9558821c33.JPG

1390554664_WV05JDFosfinterior3.thumb.JPG.d37aa6ec416889dc34b2a40a1abbc984.JPG

978577688_WV05JDFnsrinterior.thumb.JPG.c63deb56b685ab6252f3725b49762ea9.JPG

2045471843_WV05JDFfrontcentreseatfolded.thumb.JPG.48ac79aa5fa31652b83f30ce5089f055.JPG

1949195596_WV05JDFboot.thumb.JPG.55316b80dcd1760b52da9b97cc1817ba.JPG

1205514463_WV05JDFrearseatsfolded.thumb.JPG.5f220e2e720c48e1537780619c91283a.JPG

553966398_WV05JDFengine.thumb.JPG.51ca74e56d59a9582abc3b2ab612e19d.JPG

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • BeEP changed the title to BeEP's motors - Multipla for sale. 21/11/20
On 30/09/2020 at 14:25, BeEP said:

Only let down by the cup which locates the top of one rear spring corroding to the extent that the bump stop has fallen out (the third Multipla I've seen this happen on).  Will be repaired (doesn't have to be pretty, just functional) then for sale with a new MOT (hopefully!)...

Is this bit sorted now then, or is that on the to do list?

Link to post
Share on other sites
9 minutes ago, loserone said:

Is this bit sorted now then, or is that on the to do list?

It's repaired and whilst it's not pretty I believe it's sufficient.  The original design is a dome which both locates the top of the spring and provides a mount for the bump stop.  Much of the dome had disappeared.  It now has a flange welded on to locate the spring, and a separate 'cylinder' bolted through the arm to hold the bump stop in the correct position.

Also forgot to mention there's a slight squeak from the aux belt which wasn't there a month ago!

Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, loserone said:

(where is it?)

West Norfolk/Cambridgeshire border - so a lot closer to France than you!

For anyone interested who hasn't seen the reference in the thread which started this discussion, shiter's price for the Multipla as it stands is £425.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...