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Old 01-01-2019, 01:46 AM   #1
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Happy New Year Beetle Geeks! For 2019 Iíve decided to go all Fred Dibnah (ask your parents folks). I rather like the look of this:



https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1930s-Vin...gAAOSw~atcJI-2

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Well done Andy.






(I archived last year's thread. )
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My first offering of 2019

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I'll try and acclimatise towards good cars at a slow and steady pace - we can't just go straight in with a nice car after the somewhat shaky start, so after some cold, dry cranking, I'll spray some easy start down the inlet with this fine offering (which I actually quite like)....

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1995-M-Va...wAAOSwXc9cHkYr



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And now with our toes wet, we can now enjoy some of Stuttgart's finest V8 manual transportation...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Porsche-9...0AAOSwDaBcKfFX





Wheels would have to go (obs).
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Porsche-9...0AAOSwDaBcKfFX





Wheels would have to go (obs).
I'm generally not a fan of the 928 . . . but that looks very nice (wheels excepted.)
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I'm generally not a fan of the 928 . . . but that looks very nice (wheels excepted.)
I'm learning with Porsches, and perhaps you can confirm this (or maybe it's just water cooled ones) that a good indicator of the overall condition of the car is whether the interior, especially the dash, lids, console and surrounding trim looks like a new double wall card board box, or the same box that's been left out in the rain for a few weeks.

If everything is straight, not warped, lines up and looks fresh and tight, it's a great indicator of condition. Once things start to look saggy, warped, misaligned and generally 'damp/musty' and hanging, it's time to walk away.
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I'm learning with Porsches, and perhaps you can confirm this (or maybe it's just water cooled ones) that a good indicator of the overall condition of the car is whether the interior, especially the dash, lids, console and surrounding trim looks like a new double wall card board box, or the same box that's been left out in the rain for a few weeks.

If everything is straight, not warped, lines up and looks fresh and tight, it's a great indicator of condition. Once things start to look saggy, warped, misaligned and generally 'damp/musty' and hanging, it's time to walk away.
Yeah, that's (generally) a decent guide mate.
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Thought so.... this kind of 'look/feel'

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