Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2005 11:58:07 -0500
From: Malt_Hound <""Malt_Hound\"nospamm-me not*">
Subject: Re: FS: Made a mistake. 1992 T16S convertible UK.

NeedforSwede2 wrote: > Anyone want a cheap winter project? > 2300 no offers for anyone on here, otherwise I would advertise it for a > lot more. > > Not long bought, but more than I can do to put right. > > Main body is very solid, but some rust arround the windscreen surround > that will need sorting. > Inside the sides of the bonnet are rusting but nothing coming through. > Some rust on the back bottom edge of the boot. > Needs a new soft top, leaks down the side of the rear quarters into the > vinyl pouch that + has other patches. > Drivers seat leather very worn on door edge side (lowest point patches > with Gaffer). Electric seats work perfectly. > Cruise doesn't work, but I know few that do. > Fuel gauge sender bust and half fell into tank. > > Thats the bad shit I know of. > 30+mpg commuting, 36+ on a good run. > Very good stuff. > Full complete aero kit, some scuffs but no cracks or missing bits. > 212k on the clock, but reciepts from the last owner for shells and crank > regrind, headgasket and skim. > Recon turbo > Secondhand low mileage geabox as the original was jumping out of > reverse. new front engine mount. > Reciepts for discs and pads within the last 2 years. > Uses or loses no oil, doesn't overheat, makes normal full boost. > This is an FPT not an LPT > Roof mech and motor work perfectly. > Sony radio cassette with changer interface that will take an MP3 > changer. > Philips pro speakers instead of the standard paper Philips. > > Never ever buy a dream, you will be disappointed. > help me out here, missus wants blood, she though my last Toyota was a > lot more sensible. Looks like a 9k LPT might be on the cards, would > consider a swap for a very good nick 2.3 9k Anniversary or Aero (FPT or > LPT). I don't get it Carl. Why would anyone want to trade you a 9k Anni (or even worse an Aero) in "very good nick" for this car that is such a rolling heap that you can't stand to keep it? I have to tell you... the one thing that makes me shy away from buying any car is body rust. I can fix just about anything mechanical myself, but bringing an older car to the body shop that has *any* amount of rust is losing proposition. -- -Fred W

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