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Post  cliffy b on Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:58 pm

Hi all, just wanted to know if my scamp is historic, It was built in 1978 as a demonstrator, i know this from the paper work that came with the car, i also know because i was a member of S.O.C. and it was verefide on the chassie plate 201, I am just about to recomision the scamp for the summer (if we get one) the car runs a 1300 engine,1100 gearbox and a 4.1.1 final drive, its great fun to drive being nippy but longlegged through the box, eny hoo if eny one can tell me if its historical or not i would be greatfull.. cheers every body see you on the open road in the summer. cliffy b

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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:48 pm

What's the registration number Cliffy?

The guy who could really answer your questions is John Medhurst, the colleague of Bob Mandry's who designed the Mk2. I'll PM you his e-mail address.
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Post  cliffy b on Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:21 pm

Hello mate the reg for my scamp is WPH???S, sorry cant give full reg on the net cloners ya no!,I have had it comfirmed by the SOC awile ago that this reg and chassie number (201) is the first MKll.. Like i say i would like to know if it is historic, i know its not tax free becuse it was built in 78, By the way it was in jan 2006 Scampers mag and my membership number was 1105656, hope to hear from ya..cliffy b

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Post  wezgit daan saaf on Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:38 pm

A chap called Martin Bates had one of the very first Mk2 Scamps,I have searched through my pictures but can't find it..He had one Mk 2 he eventually converted into a very slick racing Scamp and he had another one he used for offroading.If my memory serves me correctly there was something peculiar about the headlamps or the panels they were fitted into,something that was altered on later production runs.
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