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Unfinished 1303 rebuild project...😢

Owenus

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October 27, 2022
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Hi Guys
It's with a very heavy heart that I post this.
My 1973 1303 will never be finished by my hands...it has been a very long and slow journey for that to sink in.
I almost had it rebuilt over 20 years ago then life got in the way.
My good friend, who helped me enormously, started the engine about 4 years ago...It was a beautiful sound.
I think a new owner who can bring new vigor to the project is the only option now.
I have no idea what it's worth but will take some photos to post and answer any questions that I can.
 

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trev

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That's a shame that you've come to that decision. But hopefully someone will get a nice project and see it through. Is it an original Irish reg or import? 1300 or 1600? How much rust is there?
All these are factors that a buyer will need to know.
 
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Owenus

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October 27, 2022
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Hi Trev,
Thanks for the reply and suggestions. I bought the car when I was living in London, drove it home and imported it in the late 90's. It is a 1300 and the body rebuilt at that time and painted. I stored it in a barn for about 10 years then had it cleaned down again a sprayed again. I stored it in a poly tunnel for about 4 years where it got a bit wet and some rust reappeared. I built a new dry shed and moved it in where it has sat for the last few years.
4 rust areas I will upload photos.
Thanks
 

Owenus

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