WTH??!?! Have you seen this item on ebay.

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Why so negative about this very nice mk1,
how original must it be. The whole thing
looks very nice and the seller is very honnes
about it. Take a good look at the good things
he did and not always at the small "wrong"
things.

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UHR850 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:36 am
Why so negative about this very nice mk1,
how original must it be. The whole thing
looks very nice and the seller is very honnes
about it. Take a good look at the good things
he did and not always at the small "wrong"
things.

Kees

If that is original I'm Father Christmas... It reminds me of a Safety Fast Engineering product....

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The story has a whiff of a gentleman from the Redditch area about it doesn't it.
In fact, I was surprised to see that the car is in Plymouth!
If you ignore the story, yes, it looks a nice little car in its own right with some nice bits fitted to it.

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Why as a Seller do you not ensure the Brakes are fit for purpose ?.. perhaps he should talk that £16k bit & run :?

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Old English White wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:14 am
The story has a whiff of a gentleman from the Redditch area about it doesn't it.
In fact, I was surprised to see that the car is in Plymouth!
If you ignore the story, yes, it looks a nice little car in its own right with some nice bits fitted to it.
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That was my first thought when I read through that blurb. It certainly has the whiff of Redditch about it, although I don't actually think it is one of his, the level of detail just isn't there.

My first thought was if that is Clipper Blue, I'm a Dutchmabn (no offence to Duchmen :lol: ) Then you look at all the individual bits & bobs, no detailed pictures, different interior, too good to be true selection of bolt on bits & TBH I took the whole story with a huge pinch of salt.

Then after looking for a good long time, I spotted the rear window sticker & realised all my scepticism was misplaced, if it has one of those it MUST be genuine :lol:

As has been said, if you are buying the car its a nice thing, if you are buying the story, you are fooling yourself.
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DOWNTON Mini is what I like a lot.
Mini 1000 Super de Luxe Mk3 1974 for Downtoning it.
Collecting 60th wooden steeringwheels.

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UHR850 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:12 am
:o A lot of work to do on this one :arrow: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1960-BMC-Mor ... 46b05409ce
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mk1 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:47 am
Old English White wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:14 am
The story has a whiff of a gentleman from the Redditch area about it doesn't it.
In fact, I was surprised to see that the car is in Plymouth!
If you ignore the story, yes, it looks a nice little car in its own right with some nice bits fitted to it.
]

That was my first thought when I read through that blurb. It certainly has the whiff of Redditch about it, although I don't actually think it is one of his, the level of detail just isn't there.

My first thought was if that is Clipper Blue, I'm a Dutchmabn (no offence to Duchmen :lol: ) Then you look at all the individual bits & bobs, no detailed pictures, different interior, too good to be true selection of bolt on bits & TBH I took the whole story with a huge pinch of salt.

Then after looking for a good long time, I spotted the rear window sticker & realised all my scepticism was misplaced, if it has one of those it MUST be genuine :lol:

As has been said, if you are buying the car its a nice thing, if you are buying the story, you are fooling yourself.
Bit more info about this car here:

http://www.theminiforum.co.uk/forums/to ... omsearch=1

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Hum,

Those chronometric tacho dynamos are so had to find ????????

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"WTH" Have you seen this one in the USA :?: https://petrolicious.com/marketplace/19 ... i-cooper-s
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