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

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I have some old copper pipe in the garage, I wonder if anyone would notice.....
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mk1 wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:28 pm I am sorry, but once again I find myself in a position where words fail me.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CLASSIC-MINI ... SwgLpgHB5E
Nearly 100 quid :o are NOS boot cables in original packaging very rare and desirable.....?
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Er... aren't these just a pair of used Sunbeam Alpine front seats without any subframes and a couple of Microcell Contour badges pop riveted on the back?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Microcell-Co ... Sw2w5gFBjW
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Ha, ha, Yes :)
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Is it the pleat count that gives it away?
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66Traveller wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:44 am Er... aren't these just a pair of used Sunbeam Alpine front seats without any subframes and a couple of Microcell Contour badges pop riveted on the back?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Microcell-Co ... Sw2w5gFBjW
Excuse my ignorance, but what are the differences?
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The bars on the underside are in the wrong place / wrong gauge - the accessory Traveller seat had them more centrally and thicker to fit the subframes ( the hard bit to source). The other problem with this pair is that the diaphragms are knackered so the rear cushion cover and foams will need to be removed.

None of this is insurmountable by any means - but £300 is the usual going rate for a pair of Alpine seats....
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66Traveller wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:08 pm The bars on the underside are in the wrong place / wrong gauge - the accessory Traveller seat had them more centrally and thicker to fit the subframes ( the hard bit to source). The other problem with this pair is that the diaphragms are knackered so the rear cushion cover and foams will need to be removed.

None of this is insurmountable by any means - but £300 is the usual going rate for a pair of Alpine seats....
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