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  1. Blimey a bit of a rant . I understand what @Bernie1806 is getting at , sort of and The Market do post plenty pictures so you can make your own mind up ( or go and look at the cars ) . The JPS was fairly described but it is also fair to say that it needs loads of money spending on it to bring it up to a really good standard or you accept its originality, warts (rust) and all . And "wax" lyrical about it... I always laugh when Wayne Carini talks about a "fantastic low mileage original car that we will do a complete restoration on ".... There was no point in anyone on here talking values down , quite the opposite . But I do think it was fair to point out anomalies if spotted. As for "willy waving " and suggesting that most on here have £20k cars , well pot and kettle . I can imagine being upset if I'd bought a load of cars and was looking for a quick buck though. Ho hum .
  2. Chassis back home . Just need the rest of the bits and I can start bolting things on . This needs to happen soon as I've started looking at new hill climb cars .... Must say , the chassis is looking very nice
  3. Mmm ... maybe not real bids - auctioneers can bid up to the reserve ...
  4. I wish I’d had it sooner … race car gone and been at a bit of a loose end .
  5. No , I must ask . They have the same ones in one of the rally sunbeams
  6. Time flies .... Saw the engine running today for the first time - looks really good 😍😍😍 (Note starter and alternator aren't final units) . It's off to the dyno for mapping soon - I've gone for uprated cams so maybe 250bhp ?? Chassis also back and ready for rebuild Needed a bit more than we initially thought - as well as the t floor bit it has had a engine chassis rail and also one engine mount needed work . In other news I've decided to have the gearbox stripped and vapour blasted , new bearings etc . Seemed a shame when it is out and looking a bit oily .... Chassis due " home " tomorrow so I can start adding bits Body progressing well now that the bonnet and boot seals have arrived from SJ
  7. The JPS is at £27500 . If it didn't meet its reserve at £63k .... why bother bidding anything that isn't remotely close .
  8. Did you ever work on the Marsh Plant Aston's ? My mate has RO2 and 4
  9. Very easy to spend £40k plus on a restoration
  10. I still think that listing them all at once was/ is a mistake . Whilst they are all slightly different , if only one was listed and it was , say , on your list of the 2 options you’d consider , you might be tempted . Also they are hardly the best examples , most need money spending to be top drawer ??
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    Yes , as a lock nut that’s fine( as there is already a nut there ). Bit strange to do that thou .
  12. Perhaps trying to sell all the cars at the same time wasn't the best idea?
  13. Try "bookaclassic " - they have links to ones they hire out
  14. Now at £61.5k and the bidder is in the trade ....
  15. Twas a joke - I've competed there since the 1990's ...😜
  16. Think you missed the apex at bottom s on the way down 😂
  17. Bob That jubilee clip is upside down 😂
  18. Yes , I’ve just bought some silver ones which are being wrapped gold @madmax I suspect you’d be a bit more upset if you bought one of these cars and afterwards the knowledge on here brought out the backstory to your new purchase …. I don’t think any owners on here have any reason to talk down values 😜
  19. On the jps car , why are the cantrail trims not gold ?
  20. Small update . Visited @changes today to see progress on the body. Dave is doing a great job and it is taking shape. I can't wait to see it in paint ( several weeks away ) . 😍 Sunroof no more. Also popped into Lotusbits. Engine well on and chassis parts now procured. OK , so the end of June has gone .... but I am getting closer to having parts back in the garage.
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