Mk1 16RS & Mk2 14E

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Mk1 16RS & Mk2 14E

Post by richardd1652 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:08 pm

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Mk1 16RS auto. Damaged down both sides but starts rises and goes although looks like its been dragged out of a river!

Mk2 14E is very nice with low miles but really needs front o/s wing replacing as wheelarch is podged.

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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:26 pm

He wasnt kidding when he said it was damaged was he, whats the plans for them? a Mk1 16RS auto, rare car.
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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:28 pm

Artic steel broke a Mk1 16TRS Auto in silver not that long ago, he may have some panels?
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Post by richardd1652 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:38 pm

Afternoon Tim.Just come off the phone from Andy about his 19GT .I,ll ask him when i pick it up :twisted:
Although ive been sorting panels out with RxBx and hope to save it.No he wasnt kidding about damage.I think if I,d seen it prior to buying i may have cried off and he also said it was a 16TRs Auto and its a Rs Auto but what the hell, its a Mk1 that maked all the difference and what it a headcase like me to do ,let the council shift it? it would have gone straight to the crusher.
It does need alot of work but it starts first turn and pumps sraight up and drives! but i cant see it ever been up to your cream Gt quality.But you never know,i may win the lottery one day. :D
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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:40 pm

Its not all about winning stuff, just nice to see another Mk1 being used, it does say 16TRS on the back, but I think being an RS makes it even rarer! Good save.
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Post by richardd1652 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:37 pm

Yes but Log book says RS Automatic and no rear quarter glazing.
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Post by Stinkwheel » Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:49 pm

Blimey, its a bit denty innit :D

Nice one on the saves as usual though Richard, as an aside, where the hell do you put them all? Do you own a multi storey car park :lol:
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Post by richardd1652 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 3:10 pm

Im really lucky as my parents have a farm.Im just looking into undercover storage as i dont want them sat in a field over winter.Theres no point saving them just to let them dissolve with the weather up here in Yorkshire.
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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Aug 10, 2010 3:16 pm

richardd1652 wrote:Yes but Log book says RS Automatic and no rear quarter glazing.
Richard.
Looks like an RS that someones swopped the tailgate or badge. If its got no rev counter and manual back windows then its for sure.
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1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
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2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
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Post by Tim Leech » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:37 pm

If I were you Richard I would get them off that grass asap, wont do them ANY favours!
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Post by Lester » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:40 pm

Roverman wrote:If I were you Richard I would get them off that grass asap, wont do them ANY favours!
I agree!
Even if you just put some sheets of wood over the grass and park on top of them it would be better.
That moisture is probably rusting out that BX already! :shock:

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Post by rayfenwick » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:48 pm

That poor Mk1... what did they do to it?

It'd be great to get that done up - something about MK1s...

How many BXs is that now Richard?
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:14 am

rayfenwick wrote:That poor Mk1... what did they do to it?

It'd be great to get that done up - something about MK1s...
Quite agree, doing that back to back test last month its quite a shock how different they feel!,
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2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by scarecrow » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:08 am

ditto - I love the looks of the phase 1 - I'd particularly like a diesel, but the GT is not a car to be sneezed at.

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1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:20 am

scarecrow wrote:ditto - I love the looks of the phase 1 - I'd particularly like a diesel, but the GT is not a car to be sneezed at.
I actually prefer the looks of the Mk2, but that Mk1 interior is wondeful and they do in my opinion ride SO much better.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR