Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

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Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by SJG » Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:37 pm

Looks good value
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by Slamm » Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:45 pm

Wow, definitely something going on with the prices lately.

Looks nice but not mint, usual drivers seat wear, mismatched wood on dash, faded rear light trims :D yes I'm being picky.

Long time since I've seen one in red aswel
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by CHR15E » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:00 pm

It's been on the FB group too, wrong gear knob was mentioned as well.
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by SJG » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:19 pm

Sounds like most issues are easily sorted
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by deano » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:47 pm

easily sorted... but not mint

they still want mint money though
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by mjc9967 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:49 pm

I agree, nice-ish but but not mint.

Better to sort those easy things and present a proper wow car for the money?
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by rovercoup » Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:17 pm

Mine is better than this in Nightmare red and only 55k miles.

What does this make mine worth then? Totally original and none of the issues mentioned.

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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by scoobyh123 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:12 pm

Besides the other "niggles" the back end has been resprayed and the close up of the wheel shows it has the wrong nuts on it. Here's what i mean about the paint :

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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by rovercoup » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:23 am

Personally I think it looks a tidy car. And if you were in the market for a good one to fettle this car is perfect. I don't think the money being asked is to high and reflects the small amount of jobs that need attention to bring it up to the expected standards.

Many new or even less than 3 yr old cars have had some paintwork and given the state of our roads and appalling driving standards exhibited by some people it's hardly surprising, so to find a car of 20 years without paintwork needing some remedial work or has been done previously would be near miraculous. That being said it has to be a good job.
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by mjc9967 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:44 am

Smashing looking car, Steve. Lovely paintwork and interior looks just right with wood colour and perfect dash. I know which one I'd prefer!

I wondered about the paint on the ebay car too...
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by scoobyh123 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:45 am

I wasn't quibbling the price Steve, just adding a couple of "niggles" to the mix. Overall neither of the niggles i added detracts from the car and yes, at 20 years old it's perfectly reasonable to expect some remedial paint, if only to get rid of the effects of the weather.
It looks (to my untrained eye) to be quite a good paint job, just a shame IMHO the masking wasn't as good as the spraying.

As you say, it's a very good base for fettling into a concours ready car and for someone looking for that would probablybe a very good purchase. :wink: :D
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by deano » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:33 pm

rovercoup wrote:Mine is better than this in Nightmare red and only 55k miles.

What does this make mine worth then? Totally original and none of the issues mentioned.

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That is well tidy , couldn't see anything that didn't look brand new.

I Spy non original stereo and aerial though.

Is that a mark on the front bumper chrome trim ?
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by rovercoup » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:00 pm

A new chrome o/e finisher has been fitted since and yes the previous owner had a dab radio fitted and had an aerial fitted to roof so I have left it there as the roof was drilled :cry: I can still have the original stereo in the car though and I had thought of a colour coded shark fin so its not so noticeable, but then again don't want to disturb the fitting and allow water in so it is what it is
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Rover 820 Coupe sport 94 (PMF)
Rover 820 Vitesse Fastback 98 (COQ)
Rover 827 Sterling saloon 90 auto (LMZ)
Rover 827 Vitesse Fastback Mk1 89 (HNR)
Rover 620Ti 97 (NND)
Rover 25 2.0TD 02 (HFH)
MGTF 135 02 (JFV)
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Re: Red Vitesse Fastback - Mint Condition

Post by rovercoup » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:33 pm

scoobyh123 wrote:I wasn't quibbling the price Steve, just adding a couple of "niggles" to the mix. Overall neither of the niggles i added detracts from the car and yes, at 20 years old it's perfectly reasonable to expect some remedial paint, if only to get rid of the effects of the weather.
It looks (to my untrained eye) to be quite a good paint job, just a shame IMHO the masking wasn't as good as the spraying.

As you say, it's a very good base for fettling into a concours ready car and for someone looking for that would probablybe a very good purchase. :wink: :D
Didn't mean it to seem like I was having a pop Dave just the other voice of reason to even things up. :twisted:
Rover 820 Coupe sport 94 (PMF)
Rover 820 Vitesse Fastback 98 (COQ)
Rover 827 Sterling saloon 90 auto (LMZ)
Rover 827 Vitesse Fastback Mk1 89 (HNR)
Rover 620Ti 97 (NND)
Rover 25 2.0TD 02 (HFH)
MGTF 135 02 (JFV)
Rover 45 1.6 SE 05 (LEF)

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