BX GT buying advice

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BX GT buying advice

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Hi all, new to the group and about to purchase a mk1 BX GT, any particular common issues to look for or double check?

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Rust, rust and rust.

What's the reg no? I probably know the car!
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Make sure the c-pillar windows are intact as they are hard to source same for interior and trims.
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Hi its C350JAB. Not bad overall condition at all. Any info if availed would be appreciated

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If the reg is B350 JAB it is the lovely, and very tidy Sphinx gold GT that used to be owned by Les on here. If so, I think it was a lovely car, very tidy. It did have an issue with the hydraulic pump being noisy a few years ago and a carb issue that was resolved (search on here).

Good luck! If it isn't the B reg gold one, post up some photos so we can have a perv :D
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Hi, it is a good GT so must be the one. Engine runs smooth, I drive it 40 miles back last night. Suspension wise, there was an odd squeak here and there but not noisy.

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Now on ebay for a quick flip, pictures show dont show the rust and damage...
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