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wow what a big price! so yess the esprit turbo's are getting very serious right now, and up into the future,

20k for a C Service. I mean, I know they can be pricey, but...blimey. 

Wow, another BRG turbo with green half leather interior. I though my car was unique but obviously not.  

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Unfortunately won't be there now. At least should still be married Sunday morning!!!!

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This car looks like an old Yahoo Esprit members car from way back, 14+ years ago.  Can't remember the name though.  It was low miles and mint and he bought it for top money thinking it was a perfect car and the engine was shagged.

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No it's not.  Remembered the name "Curly" John Packman with a BRG Esprit just like it.  Last Mot'd in 2007.

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That's incredible if it's correct. With an engine in pieces and many unknowns and will for sure need a significant chunk of cash. I personally think the provenance of being ex David Wickens is almost irrelevant. Wasn't he the twat that got rid of the original lotus badge?

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wow what a big price! so yess the esprit turbo's are getting very serious right now, and up into the future,

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Yep just seen it in a mag then checked website. £19425 inc fees. May need to start looking at my insurance valuations.

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I upped mine from £25k to £35k in Oct last year - may have to revalue sooner rather than later.

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Looks like this was bought by a trader to be recommissioned and is now advertised at just under £40k. The ad is a bit ambiguous, engine rebuild or just ancillaries and a 'C' service. 

Edit: engine in bits so obviously full rebuild.

http://m.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C849853

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20k for a C Service. I mean, I know they can be pricey, but...blimey. 

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Proper engine rebuild on a knackered engine is what, £10k?

Then, as it's been standing for so many years, you've probably got to think of suspension, gearbox, petrol tanks, interior, tyres etc etc.

 

 

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And, now B&C have a turbo in the showroom for £40k. Seems to be a theme forming...

If it's tidy and running, it's worth £40k.

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£38995.

I'll get my coat

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