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    • By loserone
      Not actually a roffle, sorry.  What have been our best roffles? I quite liked winning a Lexus LS400..
    • By Six-cylinder
      Six-Cylinder Entertains – Virtual Roffle of my Maserati BiTurbo
      As I can’t sing or dance I had to think up an alternative entertainment. I have noticed how much people enjoy a Roffle and obviously collection is difficult at the moment so I am holding a Roffle for one of my cars, the difference is it is virtual and no collection needed!
       
      You can dream for a short while of having a Maserati BiTurbo. I value the car at £5,000 so tickets are £84.00, usual format after all numbers are “sold” the bonus number of the next National Lottery draw is the winner
       
      To make it clear you will not get my Maserati at the end of it, neither will you have to pay £84 for a ticket.
      I do have a little treat for the winner as I have a 1:43 scale model of a Biturbo saloon to send them as a gift. If you are the winner and want to be taken out in the real one or maybe even have a short drive after lockdown I will be pleased to accommodate you.
       
      Up for Virtual Roffle is my :
      1987 Maserati 425 biturbo saloon, 2.5 carburettor twin turbo V6 190 bhp and feels more because of a great wedge of torque in the mid range. 5 speed gearbox with dogleg 1st.
      Owned for 7 years.
      MOT 13th November 2020, but I believe it will benefit from having 6 months added to mean it will not need a fresh MOT until May 2021.
      Excellent running condition. Just 60, 000 miles, original leather book pack with service history to 48,000 miles then lots of invoices. Cambelt 2 years ago, brake callipers, recent pair of new tyres. Several rubber fuel lines replaced including the dangerous one that lives in the turbo pressure box.
      The Bodywork is always a bugbear with these and we have chased rust a couple of time, windscreen surround, front wings and boot floor. Now a very sound and tidy car if not prize winning.
      Of course there are some negatives:
      Radio/cassette is not working
      Wheels need refurbishing
      Some wear to the interior
      Idle a little high
      Electric boot release can be a bit problematical
      Bonnet 2nd catch release needs a clip.



       
       
      Limit one entry per shiter. Just pick your numbers!
      1. brownnova
      2. richardmorris
      3. sickboy
      4. Shite Ron
      5. angle
      6. Asimo
      7. Chancer
      8. Shep Shepherd 
      9. Eyersey1234
      10. chaseracer
      11. Flat4
      12. jonathan_dyane
      13. Crispian_J_Hotson
      14. Cookiesonwest
      15. loserone
      16. Conan
      17. Morris ItalSLX
      18. TheDoctor
      19. robinmasters
      20. rantingYoof
      21. Saabnut
      22. outlaw118
      23. Tim_E
      24. Twiggy
      25. cavcraft
      26. Zelandeth
      27. HMC
      28. wack
      29. vulgalour
      30. reb
      31. Talbot
      32. Puddlethumper
      33. RetrOnaut
      34. Andyrew
      35. eddramrod
      36. meshking
      37. Hairnet
      38. Sir Chocolate Teapot
      39. paulplom
      40. wuvvum
      41. rainagain
      42. 83C
      43. DVee8
      44. Doctormop
      45. dome
      46. Floatylight
      47. Springer
      48. Nyphur
      49. wgl2019
      50. Spottedlaurel
      51. Macscrooge
      52. MikeR
      53. New Pod
      54. Skizzer
      55.Three Speed
      56. aldo135
      57. Tigerfox
      58. flat4alfa
      59. LightBulbFun
       
      Remember you only win a 1:43 model, but there is nothing to pay to enter.
       
      No I don’t want to sell the BiTurbo this is just for fun.
    • By gm
      this is mother gm with her little "redster" on the day I handed over the keys

      many adventures have been had over the past year but it is now time to find a new home for the plucky pug
      basic infos : 126350 miles, mot until October 2020, in the last year it has been serviced, had a new exhaust, battery and a set of winter tyres, it's a fun little thing to chuck about the back roads and, as you can see, is a breeze to park


      (she will kill me for using those photos)
      the waving elf has sadly been removed, it was deemed to be inappropriate for a funeral convoy last week
      the bodywork looks better in the pics than in the flesh, there are a number of scrapes and dings, at some point it's had an accident repair





      but the steelies are painted "Peugeot Rallye White" which more than makes up for it 
      inside is pretty clean, everything works as it should - not that there are many toys, the CD player has an aux in and the windows are electric, the gearnob is a genuine JakeBullet poolball, the parcel shelf is a gm original with one sony and one jbl speaker
      that speedo optimistic, it will not top a ton but will do 70 in second if you push it, 90 can be achieved in third, fourth or fifth - it doesn't seem to matter which 




      there is a spare tyre and toolz and a tottie wee engine in there somewhere


      so who's up for a random or two ? 
      tickets are £12 each or 2 for £20, PayPal preferred, it is taxed (only £20 a year) but not currently insured, location is Chester-le-street, the lucky winner can be collected from Durham or Newcastle station
      who wouldn't want to be this happy ?


       

    • By Schaefft
      With the month of January nearing its end, the time has come to let go of the Galant. Its been an absolutely brilliant car while I had it, but with my move to Edinburgh approaching quickly, and the lack of space to actually store most of my cars anywhere (I'm sure theres nothing to worry about), this one needs to go. I've written plenty about the car before, if you want an extensive amount of photos you can check my general fleet thread here or check my cross European collection thread from December here.
      If you can't be bothered, here are the details.
      1995 Mitsubishi Galant GLSi Hatchback
      1.8 4G93 petrol and a manual
      Just 61k miles, I've put around 2000 of those on it myself over the last 3 months, with a trip to Germany and back again resulting in no real complications.
      MOT until June
      In general, its in incredibly nice condition. As far as I know, it was granny owned and always garaged, with it not doing many miles at all over the last couple of years. It was then used by a family member since around May of last year, until I bought it in October. Its clear that its been well cared for, without any bodges or stupid modifications to be found at all, excluding the painted wheel trims and radio.
      MOT history looks great, too. Its generally rust free but apparently did get a patch underneath a few years ago, which still looks solid. The bodywork looks great, with no damage or corrosion visible anywhere. There is however a giffer scrape on one of the corners of the rear bumper, and unfortunately, an H from the Mitsubishi lettering is missing. I've therefore deducted 500 quid of the actual market value from the asking price.
      Mechanically it is very solid, too. The front tires show their age and the idle isn't where it should be (members of the Autoshite team have concluded after some collaborative fiddling that it might need a new coolant temp sensor, idle control motor (the one that opens the throttlebody) or something else. Fortunately everything is cheap and all components extremely easy to access so that should hopefully be a quick fix.
      All of this is getting way too long so just have some pictures.





      I might have to add that this happened on the Autobahn. Probably the fastest it ever went in its life.





      And look how practical it is to boot!

      I've set the ticket price to 7 quid which should be fair. I've got a strangely high number of people showing interest in this car so I'll just give everyone the chance to acquire it right here. 
      Lets go!
    • By egg
      This Citroen Visa was purchased at the weekend by five members of the forum, and is now up for a roffle.
      £10 a ticket
      £18 for two
      £27 for three
      Car will be roffled on the bonus ball as normal. The current owner of the car is Wuvvum, who doesn't have an financial interest in it. No profit will be made, and surplus over the initial investment* (£500) will be passed on to the roffle winner to help with collection costs. Part owners may also buy tickets in the draw. The car has an MOT until 15th September.
      More info here in the collection thread:

      Two other notes:
      - Roffle date will not be set until Wuv has the V5 back in his name
      - Car currently has a water leak which Wuv will be fixing before the new owner can collect.
      Off you go!
      1. Daviemck2006
      2. Saabnut
      3. dozeydustman
      4. Kringle
      5. Fabergé Greggs
      6. louiepj
      7. bramz7
      8. Fabergé Greggs
      9. TheDoctor
      10. louiepj
      11. shedenvy
      12. Fat_Pirate
      13. skattrd
      14. sdkrc
      15. Matts_Rusty_Bus
      16. LoserOne (for Bucketeer)
      17. sdkrc
      18. TheDoctor
      19. brownnova
      20. JimBlob
      21. Matts_Rusty_Bus
      22. Holbeck
      23. LoserOne (for tickman)
      24. Spurious
      25. Kringle
      26. andyberg
      27. TheDoctor
      28. Spurious
      29. snagglepuss (for TheDoctor)
      30. JimBlob
      31. Holbeck
      32. Fat_Pirate
      33. brownnova
      34. Barefoot
      35. barrett
      36. dean36014
      37. 95 quid Peugeot
      38. Daviemck2006
      39. skattrd
      40. Stinkwheel
      41. LoserOne (for Jimbob_mcgregor)
      42. snagglepuss (for Fat_Pirate)
      43. LightBulbFun
      44. Stinkwheel
      45. skattrd (for wuvvum)
      46. ohdearme
      47. dean36014
      48. busmansholiday
      49. 95 quid Peugeot
      50. eddyramrod
      51. egg (for wuvvum)
      52. flat4alfa
      53. brownnova
      54. egg (for LightBulbFun)
      55. Twisterboy
      56. LightBulbFun
      57. LightBulbFun
      58. Barefoot
      59. Mally (for Wuvvum)
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