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Post  Mk3rob on Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:35 pm

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Post  mk1dave on Sat Sep 04, 2010 9:00 pm

That's pretty close to me, trying to convince my bro to put in a bid after he got out bid by £20 on that six wheeler
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Sat Sep 04, 2010 10:47 pm

Says colour - yellow - more rusty red - someone will have to be very dedicated to reserect this one Shocked
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Post  OSR on Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:41 am

Refreshingly honest description after some of the ones that have been up on the Bay lately. In some ways the poor state of it makes things easier. You just strip everything off and start again which is much less hassle then working round previous owners work & bodges.
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Post  lin and tony on Sun Sep 05, 2010 11:00 am

Taz was in a similar state - perhaps a little better -when we bought him. Everything was seized up. engine there but not sure if it ran, only difference was there were seats - not fitted, but they were there.

Now it has just won best mark three at Stourport!

It wasn't as much trouble as it looked! Laughing
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Sun Sep 05, 2010 3:20 pm

I think it makes a lot of difference where it has been stored - in a garage i.e. in the dry rather that on outside which where this one has been hybernating by the look of it - the side rails suffer i.e. fill up with water and slowly dissolve from the inside - if anyone buys it take a hammer with you and tap the underneath of the bottom chassis rails - a dull thud means you will be getting the welder out and sourcing suitable box section. You might be lucky when it was built someone might have injected the chassis with waxoil but I doubt it - I always drilled a 1/2" hole or similar at the back end to let water out - can't remember how many rivits are used on average during the build - is it a thousand or so anyone know????
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Post  Mk3rob on Sun Sep 12, 2010 5:02 pm


Mini scamp complete with v5 sorry state, needs rescue Mini scamp complete with v5 sorry state, needs rescue
Member ID earthwormjim21 ( Feedback score of 275) 100.0%

11 bids
Sold for £386.23
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:41 pm

Holy Jemima! Maybe I should have put mine up for sale instead of spending money on it...
Proper Scamp project on Ebay Surprised-019
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Post  lin and tony on Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:08 pm

Mk3rob wrote:
Mini scamp complete with v5 sorry state, needs rescue Mini scamp complete with v5 sorry state, needs rescue
Member ID earthwormjim21 ( Feedback score of 275) 100.0%

11 bids
Sold for £386.23

mmmmmm! more than double the price we paid for Taz!!!!!
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Post  OSR on Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:37 am

I only paid £150 more for Clova and that came with all the bits and nothing seized or eaten by cows!
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