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Post by Ian Lock » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:27 pm

Be aware of this one at £999 he has been on ebay before selling parts I know this as the bad english stands out .He was selling bits not taken off a car but cut off with the body attached ( so he didn't have to get rid of the shell ) He had some sun visers for sale which came with the roof as well.
He also had a white se6a ment to be complete and in running order I asked for photo's so I could buy it of the engine bay to see it had no engine or gearbox so you would have to run quite fast to get it moving by pushing it. I think it's been cobbled together from the bits he had over . Also the number plate should be plastic I think and checking "mycarchecker" the car dosen't exist and another sight said it should be green.So do check it out first. hope this helps.



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Post by Mikeincoleshill » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:48 pm

Yes, looking at the MOT checker it should be green and has never had an MOT.



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Post by scimjim » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:45 pm

NTDWM but to be fair, its cheap, it’s sold as spares or repair, he says it needs finishing off, its really cheap, it’s not being advertised as a matching numbers car, he says it’s been resprayed and it’s very cheap :D

The fact it hasn’t had an MOT since they went online isn’t particularly unusual and yes, it’s allowed black and silver number plates as it’s VED exempt - and it’ll be MOT exempt in April.


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Post by Terry H » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:55 pm

Being August 1976 would it be exempt yet.
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Post by scimjim » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:36 pm

Yep, it would have become historic class in April 2017.


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Post by Roger Pennington » Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:28 pm

Just an observation, but the photos show a Girling rear brake, so it's almost certainly an Se6, not Se6a (as you might tend to suspect anyway from the '76 date)


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