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Postby Jessicasdad100 » Sun 07.01.2018, 07:35

I purchased a M100 SE in June last year. It was a little on the rough side to say the least although the price did reflect this 3000 from ebay.
The registration is H144 WMW be interested to hear any history.
It did have 8mths MOT on it and drove spot on.
It is currently undergoing full re-spray (BRG) and full re-trim. some of you may have seen this on the M100 facebook site. Some excellent work from Sean at inspire automotive based in Lincolnshire.
No major problems encountered as yet apart from the usual problems with seals.
It has a windscreen crack and this needs replacing. Has anybody had this done via insurance as I was concerned that Footman James seemed to think this was a simle jo and a local fitter could do this easily??! In my limited experience nothing is that easy. any thoughts
Looking forward to it all being finished for summer.
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Postby Rambo » Sun 07.01.2018, 10:56

Welcome Jessicasdad

Re. your windscreen question have a look at the latest topic on this here...... viewtopic.php?f=32&t=26348&p=337033&hilit=Windscreen#p337033

If you need to know something quickly try out the search facility (box in top right hand corner) Another useful source of information and write ups is the Wikilec facility (toolbar at the top of the page). And don't forget the workshop manuals (check out the bottom of Brit-car-nut signature)
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Postby Rambo » Sun 07.01.2018, 11:20

Incidentally, your car has been off the road for the majority of the past 7 years. You may want to check whether the cambelt and associated parts were done during this time period. If not, it would be advisable to factor this into the equation (all parts readily available from Rockauto in the States at about a third of UK prices :lol: )
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Postby clemo » Sun 07.01.2018, 15:38

Hello and welcome to LEC .
I have been watching the seats re trim .. Looks very nice . Rambo's words are quite advisable . Look forward to seeing the end result .
Jim Clark S2 on the way . The one with the Yellow spoke wheels .
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Postby Giniw » Sun 07.01.2018, 16:05

Hi and welcome Jessicasdad100! :D
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Postby Jessicasdad100 » Sun 07.01.2018, 19:56

Got no history with the car at all so yes full service including cambelt and tensioner is on the cards.
Thanks for the tip on sourcing the bits rambo.
Do you know anything else about the cars history.
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Postby peteoddcar » Sun 07.01.2018, 21:13

Discuss patiently with your Insurance company.
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Postby Rambo » Sun 07.01.2018, 21:19

Jessicasdad100 wrote:Thanks for the tip on sourcing the bits rambo.
Do you know anything else about the cars history.


Lots and lots ;-)

Have a look here https://www.gov.uk/check-mot-history
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Postby Jessicasdad100 » Mon 08.01.2018, 06:55

it has been neglected for a while by the looks of it, but it will be loved now.
The next few weeks should see some big progress. re-spray and re-trim nearing completion.
Servicing/MOT booked in for March ready for me being back in the UK in April as I work in Oman.
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Postby clemo » Mon 08.01.2018, 20:56

Its really good to hear and hopefully see pictures of cars being bought back from the brink .
Well done and bravo that man / Dad.
Jim Clark S2 on the way . The one with the Yellow spoke wheels .
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Postby bbjon » Thu 11.01.2018, 15:58

Hi,

I'm not to far away from you in Waddingham if you fancy meeting up for a run out or need a helping hand.

cheers

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Postby Fredjohn » Thu 11.01.2018, 17:24

bbjon wrote:Hi,

I'm not to far away from you in Waddingham if you fancy meeting up for a run out or need a helping hand.

cheers

Jon


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Postby bbjon » Thu 11.01.2018, 17:33

Yep suprising what you learn on the interweb! :wink:
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Postby Jessicasdad100 » Sun 14.01.2018, 07:03

bbjon wrote:Yep suprising what you learn on the interweb! :wink:

A run out somewhere sounds great.
Back home next in mid April and it should finished and roadworthy by then.
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