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Look what I have just bid on :)

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Never known to want the normal in life, I thought the VW Dubbers and the Moggie Minority people needed a bit of competition, so I have started bidding :).....WHAT have I DONE ! (and am not even drunk !)

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3 cylinders of raw 2 stroke power !
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Wish me bad luck please :)

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I love it, get drunk, bid more.

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Increase the power x2 with a 2CV engine conversion ?...LOL

I have set my budget....we shall see :)

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Nice car, not sure what it is but I suspect the may be a problem, the engine is pointing the wrong way!! - and has a cylinder missing!!

I am envious, I would really like to play with something like that, an old car that needs some TLC. right hand drive too, what a find!!

Good luck, and can not wait for the finished photos in a couple of years.

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Its the
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that attract me :)

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That's lovely! Good luck with the auction Alasdair!

two-stroke triples are lovely.. very smooth and perfectly balanced - l've had a few bikesd with two-stroke triples and the smell of the 2T oil is just magical 8-)

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Stickyfinger wrote:Increase the power x2 with a 2CV engine conversion ?...LOL

I have set my budget....we shall see :)

Looks like it could prove 'interesting'. 8-[
Tell you what, I'll send you a ten pence piece in the post so you can double your budget :-D

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Alasdair, is this car in the UK?

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Yep, in Dorset

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Stickyfinger wrote:Yep, in Dorset
Excellent :D A good county to get a car from.. Just like in Somerset, cars don't rust so badly there...

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Auto Union 981cc, quite zippy when I last drove one but then 'sit up and beg' Ford Populars were the norm :)

Best hope you don't have to take that cylinder head off, corrosion welded them to the studs worse than C5 rear callipers.

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For business, for pleasure, for everyday use.....

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Regards Neil

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Gibbo2286 wrote: Best hope you don't have to take that cylinder head off, corrosion welded them to the studs worse than C5 rear callipers.
Surprised at that. I'd have thought being a two-stroke that the head would have been off very regularly for decokes and that would have prevented the problem from occurring...

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CitroJim wrote:
Gibbo2286 wrote: Best hope you don't have to take that cylinder head off, corrosion welded them to the studs worse than C5 rear callipers.
Surprised at that. I'd have thought being a two-stroke that the head would have been off very regularly for decokes and that would have prevented the problem from occurring...
I only ever had to do one Jim, that was enough for me, had to buy a special hollow tool to reamer down between the head and the studs and soak in an abundance of plus gas to shift it.

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Excellent choice for something a little different - & those estates are rare (like the saloons are common?)!