Red valver on ebay

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Red valver on ebay

Post by greendale65 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:25 am

Hi, Says only 18 left does he mean in red
or 18 valvers left. :?:

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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:58 am

Wrong wheels and rear lamps but they are easily sourced (Kitch)
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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Des Smith » Fri May 01, 2015 12:48 am

The subject of the original post sold for £965 but has been relisted and is now fighting it out with another red valver. Irony, or what? That's 11% of the entire BX 16v cohort if the '18 only left' pitch is to be believed. What are the odds on that??

Sorry if these cars are being sold by anyone on here, but I have to ask, if they really are desirable examples, why are the sellers so keen to move them on?? I'm not sure the rarity argument will hold quite as much water...
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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Kitch » Fri May 01, 2015 8:57 am

Red valvers are for winners, everybody knows that :lol: 8)

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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Mike E (uk) » Fri May 01, 2015 8:49 pm

You speak wisely, Kitch.

Has the 1990 car got the wrong interior?
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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Kitch » Sat May 02, 2015 8:06 am

Monza wasn't it? That's right until early 91.

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Post by Mike E (uk) » Mon May 04, 2015 3:37 pm

The changeover was very late then.
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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Kitch » Mon May 04, 2015 8:40 pm

Yeah, most cars have the Monza. Only cars from the last 18months or so had Le Mans.

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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Vanny » Sat May 09, 2015 9:55 pm

Des Smith wrote: if they really are desirable examples, why are the sellers so keen to move them on?? I'm not sure the rarity argument will hold quite as much water...
Because they've grown up, had a kid, not been able to touch car after having got it in the air and found repairs needed some three months hence. So rather than put up with the eternal mill stone, they've banged them on eBay to get shut. And in the process flooded the market to an extent I took mine back off ebay and no one even noticed!


Oh and I assume the seller means 18 taxed?

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Re: Red valver on ebay

Post by Mike E (uk) » Sun May 10, 2015 11:35 pm

The market for all BXs is very small & diminishingly small for those with no MOT.

I bought my valver when my kid was 1 and she is now 15.

Car will be back on the road again as soon as I can replace a worn lower balljoint out so it will pass the MOT.

That was the only thing it failed on.

Hardly a millstone that car. I have not grown up yet either: I am currently shopping for a far less sensible car than an old BX.

The BX is not my daily driver though, it's been a toy for about the last six years.
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