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    UK Supra Auto up for auction - L636OWE

    Saw this on CarandClassics website. Does not appear to be a memberís car so perhaps one that has been
    stored away. Auto and seems done around 150k miles, also seemingly failed itís last MOT. Auction estimate £9-11k which
    seems pessimistic. Does anyone know it?

    http://online.handh.co.uk/m/lot-deta...g%2Fid%2F84%2F

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    Why is it pessimistic? Its also rusty as, failed the MOT in November last year for :-
    Seat belt anchorage area excessively corroded
    Nearside rear suspension mounting excessively corroded
    Nearside front suspension area excessively corroded

    Its going to need a lot of work
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    To do the work properly will cost a fair bit will be restoration project rather than quick fix.

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    Looks like it has been sat in a field or a very damp place looking at alloy in the engine bay.

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    Seems a strong estimated price I will take a look when more details are posted up.

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    http://www.autosspeed.com/heres-why-...toyota-supras/
    Came across this article from the guy who bought this (not sure if UK or USA based). Interesting thoughts that it was so original he didn’t feel he could modify it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rsb View Post
    http://www.autosspeed.com/heres-why-...toyota-supras/
    Came across this article from the guy who bought this (not sure if UK or USA based). Interesting thoughts that it was so original he didn’t feel he could modify it.
    Pretty sure the UK plate wouldn't be allowed in the US or bidding in £

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    Im the owner of this car, currently the car is undergoing a full restoration, beaware of uk spec cars, i guarantee the cills will be rotten... the drivers side has had 70hrs of restoration an fabrication, the passenger side has had the same and is nearly finished, the beige interior has been refoamed and retrimed in beige leather, thanks auto trim ltd denton manchester. Currently spent north of 25k, not including the purchase price.... the things we do for our passion
    Last edited by jongilly; 09-07-19 at 16:04.

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    Amazing to see your hard work - I know your pain. I recently bought a UK TT6 that underwent 4 months of restoration including full respray and I have had it for sale on a few occasions but a bond has formed given how much blood, sweat, tears and money she has had from me.
    Be great to see it when it’s finished

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    If you do ever sell it, very few will appreciate the hard work and money spent, they just say your asking too much. Keep it treasure it. The Uk spec is such a unicorn, no manufacturer would reengineer a car for 600 units like what toyota did. Good bless toyota in their haydays ))

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    Well done for sticking with it but you knew it needed a lot of work but was it worse than thought?
    I would like to see more pictures of the work in progress how bad was it?
    That car was supplied by my local dealer (Previously Monty’s of Sheffield) OWE was the Sheffield registration letters (yes I know I am an anorak��)
    Tbh reading these threads I realise how lucky I am to of not needed any welding on my uk cars although many jdm cars will be rotten as they have been here a long time now too so buyers/owners beware��
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