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by Marc-827-Vitesse
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 133
Views: 35312

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

Yesterday, i did some minor work on the SD1. Like the 800 series, the SD1 has a tendence to have a saggy headlining. I became bad in a short while and so bad that you hardly could look out of the rear view mirror. I used mini spirals (ment for this job) to improve it. Before: https://i.postimg.cc/d1...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Re: 1994 BRG Vitesse Fastback
Replies: 338
Views: 49048

Re: Re: 1994 BRG Vitesse Fastback

I agree Marc, I put the car in some shows last summer for the first time. I spent a lot of time cleaning and preparing the car and found so many small scratches, dents and imperfections, once you fix one and step back to admire your work another leaps out at you. I want to get the whole car repaint...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Re: 1994 BRG Vitesse Fastback
Replies: 338
Views: 49048

Re: 1994 BRG Vitesse Fastback

Thanks Marc, I have 6 different jobs going on with the Vitesse at the moment, gearbox, gearbox mount upgrade, starter motor and brackets clean and paint, steering wheel and horn, modifying rear suspension top mounts to add camber adjustment, fuel filler neck repair and fuel tank to remove and clean...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

@ Dave: thanks!! You will do it some day, im sure. ;)

@ 820vitesse: thank you! Haha yes that is true. :)
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

Some cherrys on the cake! :) When i lived near Rotterdam some years ago, vandals vandalized multiple cars, sadly, including my 827 Vitesse. They damaged the rear spoiler. It was replaced by a brand new one and all was fixed properly. However, the paintwork was a bit damaged beneath the spoiler (cove...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: Re: 1994 BRG Vitesse Fastback
Replies: 338
Views: 49048

Re: Re: 1994 BRG Vitesse Fastback

Wow, great update like always! Love the quality of your work and 820 Vitty! :)
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello at Last!
Replies: 6
Views: 856

Re: Hello at Last!

Welkome! Hope you Will be An 800 owner for long time too. Nice cars.
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 133
Views: 35312

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

@ Dave: indeed! ;)

@ Richard: Thank you. It was changed but a good one.

@ Sjg: Thanks. IT is working out fine IT seems. :)
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

Thanks Dave!

Ah that is always a good option! Smart. :)
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

Thanks for the advice Dave! Even though my Rovers are in hibernation, the hobby continues! Like said before; i wanted to improve the condition of the leather seats in my 827 Vitesse. First i bought several items to help me. I contacted the same company who made my lovely floor matts. They directed m...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

scoobyh123 wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:17 am
Sleepy time! Have you any winter projects for the Vitesse Marc?
Indeed! :D
Yes i do. I will try to restore the front Seats. I contacted a car restorer in the Netherlands and they mixed the correct colour. I also have Filler and sealer.
When done, i will post everything here. :D
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Other Rover and ARG/BL/BMC etc.
Topic: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.
Replies: 133
Views: 35312

Re: 1982 Rover 3500 V8 Vanden Plas automatic.

Also bed time for my Rover 3500 Vanden Plas. Nicely driven up to temperature, filled up + additive to preserve the fuel, pumped up the tires and washed. https://i.postimg.cc/MpLy8DyH/6.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/k43K2gYd/7.jpg In the garage: https://i.postimg.cc/3xNg660z/8.jpg Night night :): https://...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

Last weekend was one of the last weekend's that had some good weather forecasts. A good time to prep my 827 Vitesse for winter storage. First a proper drive to get him nice up to temperature: https://i.postimg.cc/gc7tNv7z/2.jpg Filled up with premium and an additive to preserve the fuel. After this,...
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

It is a fantastic car indeed!! :)
by Marc-827-Vitesse
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Your Cars - Rover 800
Topic: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic
Replies: 238
Views: 38494

Re: 1989 Rover 827 Vitesse automatic

Great pics there Marc! Nice to see some of the older stuff there too, especially the Buick wagon (does it have the famous 215ci/3528cc V8 in it?) and the Opel Kapitan. Were there any other 800s there or just yours? Cheers Dave! I think it did have a bigger, cast iron V8. No, mine was the only one. ...