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Old 27-07-2016, 04:15 PM   #11
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Nice one.

I'll look out to see how it comes along.
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Old 27-07-2016, 04:15 PM   #12
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One of my all time favourites and will always want one.....enjoy your new toy.
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Old 27-07-2016, 04:37 PM   #13
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First job I'd do is a full evaluation of the chassis before anything else, these can rot like hell.

It'll keep you busy though and I'm looking forward to the updates
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Old 27-07-2016, 04:42 PM   #14
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First job I'd do is a full evaluation of the chassis before anything else, these can rot like hell.

It'll keep you busy though and I'm looking forward to the updates
Already been done....that is the first thing you check.

The car was bought from Fernhurst garage & TVR specalist...after the test drive they put it up on the ramp and allowed me to have a look without me asking! They have a fantastic reputation and dont sell anything but good cars.

The other reason I chose this car is the history...I have every receipt, mot etc even have every tax disk from 2004!

Part of the purchase deal (they do as standard) full service, brake service, strip old waxoil off re-treat and re waxoil...one thing you dont ever do when buying a TVR is not know what to look for....
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Already been done....that is the first thing you check.

The car was bought from Fernhurst garage & TVR specalist...after the test drive they put it up on the ramp and allowed me to have a look without me asking! They have a fantastic reputation and dont sell anything but good cars.

The other reason I chose this car is the history...I have every receipt, mot etc even have every tax disk from 2004!

Part of the purchase deal (they do as standard) full service, brake service, strip old waxoil off re-treat and re waxoil...one thing you dont ever do when buying a TVR is not know what to look for....
Ahh, nicely done

Well at least that's one major thing you needn't worry about.

How's the electrics too, I understand TVR's can suffer electrical gremlins due to poor earths.
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vey nice! I remember following once of these out of a multi story car park, sounds was awesome
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Old 27-07-2016, 04:52 PM   #17
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Ahh, nicely done

Well at least that's one major thing you needn't worry about.

How's the electrics too, I understand TVR's can suffer electrical gremlins due to poor earths.
It seems ok actually everything is working....again if its been loved i guess that plays a massive part in how the car runs
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Old 27-07-2016, 05:06 PM   #18
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Wow, nice car!

I see major potential in improving the engine bay. It should look stunning when done!
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I think Peter Wheeler dealer had one of these a few years ago,
^^^ fixed that for ya!



Loverrrrlly!

I've always loved the Griffith but that's not to say I'd mind putting up with your one!

Love the shear scale of the exhaust manifold/downpipe under the bonnet!

Bet you can't help but smile every time you turn the key or blip the throttle

Enjoy!

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^^^ fixed that for ya!



Loverrrrlly!

I've always loved the Griffith but that's not to say I'd mind putting up with your one!

Love the shear scale of the exhaust manifold/downpipe under the bonnet!

Bet you can't help but smile every time you turn the key or blip the throttle

Enjoy!

Nope and I have worked out how to make it burble/crackle/pop on overrun now too....Hindhead Tunnel run coming up lads
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