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Old 03-03-2018, 03:08 AM
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I have up to 8k to spend. Thanks.

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201801182873501?atmobcid=soc4
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Old 03-03-2018, 05:44 AM
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Yes - the suspension looks like it's too high at the front and if it's got TeamDynamics Prorace wheels on it .. i'd be wondering if it has been used for track / autocross.

For your budget i'd be looking for a tidy facelift car, there will be one around, it's just a question of finding it.
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If that's a perfect car I hate to see one 90%, that drivers seat is (usefully out of focus) and fooked!
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Yes - the suspension looks like it's too high at the front and if it's got TeamDynamics Prorace wheels on it .. i'd be wondering if it has been used for track / autocross.

For your budget i'd be looking for a tidy facelift car, there will be one around, it's just a question of finding it.

Thanks for that. I think that's half the battle. There really doesn't seem to be much around that's suitable at the moment. I will have to keep my eyes peeled on the for sale/wanted section.
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Not one I've seen

Rareish colour

Look out for rust. Where is the rear plate?

It has an intake and exhaust... And the wheels.

MOT history ok, just a few minor fails. Check that rear bumper tho

https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk
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Ha! nice one
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The more I look the more problems I see! Thanks for your help. Ill keep on the look out!
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It's got 215/40-17 tires up front which is way to small, so no wonder it looks weird.
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It's got 215/40-17 tires up front which is way to small, so no wonder it looks weird.
Typical dealer doing cut and paste, their web site says it has 16in wheels?
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All i'll say is that the cost of buying a cheap 'wrongun' will make one slightly more expensive that's right seem like incredibly good value.
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