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VIN 814

Postby andyd » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:49 am

Hello all,

Just a quick note from the proud new owner of VIN 814 (black, manual) to say that after a bit of faff, lots of Ebay questions to owners in the States, a few shipping quotes and some nervous phone calls, I ended up biting the bullet and buying one already in the UK.

There are some bits and pieces to be done, but none of them this side of payday!!

A nearly new MOT and thorough inspection meant that I was slightly confident about possibly getting from the Wirral to London on Sunday. Fuel consumption was not horrific, and it never missed a beat- good old girl!

I will give it a thorough going over (or rather, a "going under"!) this coming weekend. I'm sure there will be some previously unknown issues, so stupid questions will follow...!

Any info or history on this car would be much appreciated? Cheers for the assistance so far!

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Postby A Van » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:38 am

Congrats Andy, well done!

We are all here to help, very early vin too.
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Re: VIN 814

Postby Domi » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:05 pm

Congratulation on your purchase ;)
Any pictures of your car please?
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Re: VIN 814

Postby arranj » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:25 pm

Ah yes - Mike Dargan's car. He imported it himself I think?

Well done! And you're in London?
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Re: VIN 814

Postby andyd » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:45 pm

Hi,

Yes, it was Mike's. He got it from Stuart Rees tho, and I believe it was Stuart who brought it in.

And yeah, I'm in North London. Would love to make it up to Norfolk at the weekend, but I have a wedding to go to down here. (Also, for peace of mind, I want to check it over just to make me feel better when I'm waiting for the big yellow truck to come and rescue me! It it stops with something really obvious, simple and easy to fix I will be kicking myself!!)

Hopefully the attached file should be there...?
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Re: VIN 814

Postby jerzybondov » Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:49 pm

Hi Andy

Glad you finally got yourself a car mate! Remind me whereabouts in N London you are? I'm NW2...
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Re: VIN 814

Postby andyd » Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:12 pm

Hello Gez

About 2 or 3 miles away :)

N12

Must meet up once I get it fettled... Or maybe before, it is certianly roadworthy. Will also be good to have a reference re. things like oil pressure, heavy clutch, fuel consumption, upgrades, etc...

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Re: VIN 814

Postby Domi » Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:27 pm

Thanks for the pic, its beautiful :P
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Re: VIN 814

Postby MikeWard » Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:07 pm

Well done Andy, shes looking good mate!
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Re: VIN 814

Postby Chriss » Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:12 am

Hi Andy

Nice car, look forward to meeting you sometime. I often go to the Ace cafe for various meets so maybe see you there sometime

As been mentioned if you need any help your in the right place :)
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