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Old 7th February 2019, 23:02   #31
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Some similar characteristics mentioned between OVP and our tourer. The hole for the light bar on ours wasnít as neat as OVPís and ours was just drilled through the roof. Also, we have a single fine cut mark on a door from the decal fitting which luckily doesnít look as though itís broken through the paint.
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Old 13th August 2019, 14:52   #32
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Didn't think I would get to see this car just yet but I have seen it today and it lives up to its hype
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Old 13th August 2019, 18:50   #33
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Would have looked a darn sight better had it been washed
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Old 14th August 2019, 15:57   #34
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I will see her again hope it's clean I can't believe how basic it is
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Old 14th August 2019, 19:09   #35
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... I can't believe how basic it is
Basic? A Rover? You need to look at more Volkswagens and BMWs Russel.

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A basic BMW 3 series was similar spec
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Old 14th September 2019, 23:19   #37
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Compared to other models in the range, it is very basic.
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Old 15th September 2019, 10:01   #38
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Compared to other models in the range, it is very basic.
Yes, I agree with you there Andy.

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For me, that's a big part of it's charm. There are many examples of the higher spec models in amazing condition, but most of the basic ones have either been upgraded at some point, or are unloved (not all, I hasten to add!).

Having said that, if it were mine, I doubt I could resist adding lots of walnut and all the upgrades - ruining the cars history in the process .

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