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SVJ142H - Nicely scruffy 1500, first registered in July 1970, snapped at Kilbroney in Northern Ireland back in June 2017.

 

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Still seems to be in use, having passed an MOT just a few weeks ago.

 

 

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XON249T - March 1979 registered 1750HL, snapped at the NEC back in November 2007 - but DVLA indicates that the tax ran out in October 2012, the MOT expired in April 2013, and there's no SORN in place or export marker... which isn't a good sign.

Is XON left-hand drive? Just noticed the wipers are pointing the other way and it isn't clear under the NEC's quality* lighting but the wheel appears to be on the left. Wonder what the story is.

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Is XON left-hand drive? Just noticed the wipers are pointing the other way and it isn't clear under the NEC's quality* lighting but the wheel appears to be on the left. Wonder what the story is.

 

Cor, well noticed - I'd never twigged. Yup, the wipers are indeed the other way round from every other Maxi shown on this thread; unfortunately I can't remember noticing at the time whether it was a left-hooker. But DVLA seems to reckon it's been UK registered from new...

 

How very odd.

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I am still looking for an engine and box for my 1981 1750 HL, then I can get it back on the road. Anybody got one spare? Even a whole car? I'll put the reg up when I remember it...

 

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If you're handy with a tub of Chemical Metal and a grinder, and don't mind losing 250-ish ccs, you might be able to cut a deal with the Ulster Transport Museum...

 

 

 

(sorry, not helping)

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I am still looking for an engine and box for my 1981 1750 HL, then I can get it back on the road. Anybody got one spare? Even a whole car? I'll put the reg up when I remember it...

Sure we can sort you something out. Where in the country/world are you? Could you collect from Bristol?

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This one lives on a farm I drive past a lot (I used to occasionally see it in motion - it had a fair turn of speed on it!) - I haven't seen it for a while, but apparently it's on SORN, so hopefully still exists.  There was a blue one there for some time before that, and a lovely brown Vanden Plas Allegro was there for a while too.

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  • 2 weeks later...

RWM 658T

 

✗ Untaxed

Tax due:

01 February 1987

 

Incorrect tax status?

MOT

No details held by DVLA

 

Incorrect MOT status?

 

PTU 167L

 

✗ Untaxed

Tax due:

01 February 1984

 

Incorrect tax status?

MOT

No results returned

 

Incorrect MOT status?

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Do you have a source for the air filters for the TC? BL909874, or Fram CA3131, Motorcraft EFA169, same as TC Allegro. Can only find ones over £20 ea!

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Have you tried Ernie for the filters? - https://www.facebook.com/pages/AGM-Spares/1538213126473822

 

Have a 1750 with a seized piston you can have for £20, if any use?

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