Mk1 16RS Estate - free to a good home

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Mk1 16RS Estate - free to a good home

Post by Kitch » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:46 am

I know of a mk1 16RS estate that the custodians are search for a new home for. It's Fox Grey (I think), mostly original and I believe has covered around 150k miles. I do have some pics at home on the PC somewhere. And it's free! Drawback? It's in Jersey - you'll need to import it (still a relative pittance compared with the cost of buying one in the UK).

The car is a runner and has a decent history. The French relations-bloke (not sure the official term) of Jersey bought the car in France in the late 80's/early 90's and owned it until his passing away a year or so ago. The car is still in running order (Jersey cars don't have to have an MoT as such) and bodily is probably the best mk1 estate I've seen in the last couple of years (it's not mint by any stretch - we're comparing to Timex here!) His widow and her daughter are keen to move the car on to a good home, but the only condition is that it leaves the channel islands - they don't want to see it again for obvious reasons.

I was planning to take this car on myself but I don't have the time or space any more. I've already sourced some spares I knew it needed and would be willing to move these on with the car for the money I paid for them (mk1 door mirrors, front bumper etc). Importing the car into the UK I reckoned was going to cost in the region of £250 including the crossing, but I only ventured about half way into thoroughly checking on this.

I'll get some pics up when I can. It's screaming for a good home though - it's seriously rare and has a good tale to tell.

Anyone?

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Re: Mk1 16RS Estate - free to a good home

Post by Kitch » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:43 am

I'm stunned that nobody wants this! :? :shock:

A couple of hundred quid would see it here, and registered!

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Re: Mk1 16RS Estate - free to a good home

Post by Kitch » Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:51 am

The pictures came through on a PDF so they're a pain to get to post on here properly, but for now this is the car:

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On the whole it looks very tidy. Bit of hairdryer treatment on the bumpers and it'd look great!

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Re: Mk1 16RS Estate - free to a good home

Post by Thread Bear » Sat Jul 05, 2014 5:58 pm

One of the more attractive colours. I agree, looks well worth a long weekend holiday break to collect, but then it is is the expensive part of the year. Does it have to go now or could it wait into September. Not thinking of myself here but a potential punter out there. Got to much on here.
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