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Turbo Coupe

Post by scotty2 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:09 pm

Although not green, does anyone know this car, current reg J14 ROV:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1111293

Seems a bit overpriced but I haven't seen many for sale. Threatening to "break" which makes me think they won't be open to offers...
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by dollysprint » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:44 pm

He wont get £2000 breaking it so always worth an offer. I did see this at POL but I didn't look at it closely.

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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scoobyh123 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:05 am

This sounds worrying : "Interior is clean with no ripsaw major marks. Interior is luxury and comfortable. Very slight dash lift but not bad from what I’ve seen of others. Recently developed a leak on the inside. We think from the scuttle panel."

The scuttle panel wasn't really intended to stop leaks, more likely to be sunroof drains. There is a cheap, easy, permanent fix for the sunroof drains, will cost about a fiver to do all 4, if you buy this one i'll post the details.

I agree with Dave, not worth £2k, looks like it has been owned by a "polisher" who cleans everything visible but forgets the bits that can't be seen so i'd suggest renewing all fluids and cam belt if you get it. Don't be tempted to use OAT coolant (the red crap) and if someone else has, walk away. It will attack cast iron which is what the block is made from. Also if it hasn't been properly flushed, there's a very high chance it could have reacted with any previous ethylene glycol (usually blue, sometimes green) and formed a gel, compromising the cooling system.

Subject to your inspection and test drive and whatever the MoT history throws up (once you've got the new reg number, J14ROV isn't recognised any longer by the MoT history site), i'd start the bidding between £1000-1200 and go from there, he won't even get £1k breaking it as parts just aren't selling. I've got some coupe bits i've been trying to give away because they didn't sell, they're still here with no interest.

Good luck if you decide to go for it! :wink: :D
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scotty2 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:27 am

A green Coupe but not manual or 2.0 Turbo.
http://www.classiccarshq.co.uk/ads/sale ... oupe-1997/

A bit tempting...
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scoobyh123 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:34 am

scotty2 wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:27 am
A green Coupe but not manual or 2.0 Turbo.
http://www.classiccarshq.co.uk/ads/sale ... oupe-1997/

A bit tempting...
............. but what ATF did he use in the box? Find that out first before even thinking of negotiating! :wink: :D
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scotty2 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:19 pm

Ha! I had thought of you when I read that the fluid was changed. I have tried to find out where the car is but the e-mail on the advert bounces back. Have asked the Website for detail.
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scoobyh123 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:16 pm

Good luck getting a response Scott! Have replied to your PM as well. :wink: :D
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scotty2 » Sun May 31, 2020 10:26 am

Found another. S703 EDM:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1229231

It's a bit far from me but I may pop down on the train if I fancy it...
MOT history looks OK.
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scoobyh123 » Sun May 31, 2020 10:53 am

It's the wrong colour though Scott? Nice looking car (coming from me that's praise as i don't like red cars!) and seems to have had some money spent to sort several problems/niggles so should all be up together.

Worth a punt at that money if you like it.

If you do go for it, feel free to make a detour on the way back to grab the Coupe spares i have sitting here. Not sure how we'd get the doors in but sure there's a way involving laying the passenger seat down and an old duvet. :wink: :D
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scotty2 » Sun May 31, 2020 11:06 am

He does say in the ad that the paint is not as good as it looks in the photos. Might need a respray - in green! I've asked for more photos.
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scoobyh123 » Sun May 31, 2020 11:33 am

scotty2 wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 11:06 am
He does say in the ad that the paint is not as good as it looks in the photos. Might need a respray - in green! I've asked for more photos.
Hmmmm, a respray in BRG Metallic would work well and match the other two in the fleet. :wink: :D
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by mercedade » Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:19 am

You'd get that for £2k, no problem.

You could get black grill then as well! ;)
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Re: Turbo Coupe

Post by scoobyh123 » Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:38 am

mercedade wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:19 am
You'd get that for £2k, no problem.

You could get black grill then as well! ;)
Or maybe even a chrome one :

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Can also be had with black slats too..................... :wink: :D
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