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by JonnyB
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying versus restoring
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: Buying versus restoring

Yeah thanks for doing the leg work at the DVLA but was aware of the MOT issues that last time I posted a year or 2 ago and I agree it didn't look good Still think I'm over trying to find it particularly as the DVLA are reluctant to pass on details of last known owner because of confidentiality issue...
by JonnyB
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying versus restoring
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: Buying versus restoring

These replies have been really helpful I guess it is easy to be tempted by what appears to be a low mileage mint car from a dealer but as you all seem to say getting a car with a good body is better long term and price might leave more riggle room for potential problems Finding a decent solid car br...
by JonnyB
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying versus restoring
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Buying versus restoring

Looking for a 2.5s in top condition but wonder what would be best route to take and would welcome your thoughts The dilemma is whether to wait and pay top money for one or buy a good base car then get it restored. Cars with low miles in best condition seem to be attracting £10 k upwards from dealers...
by JonnyB
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive
Replies: 7
Views: 856

Re: Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive

Hi
Thanks for your thoughts.Sounds too much like hard work and as you say not economically viable.
by JonnyB
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive
Replies: 7
Views: 856

Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive

Hi Folks
May have chance of 2500 TC residing in France and wondered if anyone had any advice or experience of converting this model to right hand drive?
Also any ideas about who you could recommend to do the work?
Look forward to hearing your thoughts
Regards
by JonnyB
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive

Hi Folks
May have chance of 2500 TC residing in France and wondered if anyone had any advice or experience of converting this model to right hand drive?
Also any ideas about who you could recommend to do the work?
Look forward to hearing your thoughts
Regards
by JonnyB
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Converting 2500 from left hand drive to right hand drive

Hi Folks
May have chance of 2500 TC residing in France and wondered if anyone had any advice or experience of converting this model to right hand drive?
Also any ideas about who you could recommend to do the work?
Look forward to hearing your thoughts
Regards
by JonnyB
Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lost 2.5S
Replies: 7
Views: 1854

Re: lost 2.5S

Thanks for this tip.From the Gov website I can see that it's last mot document number was 5813 9634 5390 but not sure how to track this to an MOT station.Any ideas?
by JonnyB
Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lost 2.5S
Replies: 7
Views: 1854

Re: lost 2.5S

Hi Folks Back again after a break in pursuit of my previously owned 2.5S UJD 202S .Think I have managed to track it to the Ipswich area in 2004.It was owed apparently by a member of the club.Does this jog anyone's memory as to it's existence and or current whereabouts. Any info would be gratefully a...
by JonnyB
Thu Dec 31, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lost 2.5S
Replies: 7
Views: 1854

Re: lost 2.5S

Thanks for the reply Alan.The MOT findings, as you say are worrying but I am hopeful that that the car still exists. I will post when I get a response from the DVLA route re it's existence and/ or it's state of repair. If the car had been scrapped wouldn't it have been taken off the DVLA database al...