C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by ian65 » Tue May 19, 2020 8:58 pm

This car is so close to being ready for its mot test now that I can almost taste it.... new battery fitted today but now the fan is stuck on,,, get this done and we should be almost there... hopefully... maybe....


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1986 Series 3 Elford Turbo viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2174
New custodian of 'Gus', K plate series 3 viewtopic.php?f=4&t=27
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by Hobbawobba » Tue May 19, 2020 9:31 pm

As I mentioned on Facebook. Super clean aye Ian! Awesome work h[b[

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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by ian65 » Tue May 19, 2020 9:35 pm

Hobbawobba wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 9:31 pm
As I mentioned on Facebook. Super clean aye Ian! Awesome work h[b[
thanks Jesse, lets hope any prospective buyers think so
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by A7RXY » Wed May 20, 2020 8:40 am

Looks great Ian, so the plan is still to pass it on, I'm sure you will miss the turbo but I'm sure Gus will make up for it .
Good luck and be safe.
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by spirit r » Wed May 20, 2020 1:31 pm

ian65 wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 9:35 pm
thanks Jesse, lets hope any prospective buyers think so
I am not a friend of french cars quality so hope youre happy whit your decition and didn't let go the wrong car Ian! What Mr. Elford himself will say? Big british history of the first turbo rotary worldwide, sorry i cannot believe that!
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by ian65 » Wed May 20, 2020 2:54 pm

I love driving the GTI Thomas but I’ll always have a RX7. I’ve still got Gus and drive him a few days each week but I haven’t got the space to store cars I hardly ever use and the Elford is surplus to requirements. I’ve hardly driven it in the last 2 years so it’s time to move it on and let someone else enjoy it and I’ll drop down to 1x gti and 1 x rx7 plus maybe another daily driver
1986 Series 3 Elford Turbo viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2174
New custodian of 'Gus', K plate series 3 viewtopic.php?f=4&t=27
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by DKWW2000 » Wed May 20, 2020 4:08 pm

Ian wrote " new battery fitted today but now the fan is stuck on,,, get this done and we should be almost there... hopefully... maybe.."

I think she is saying "Please do not sell me" :lol: :lol: :lol:

I hope the new owner will be worthy W(p
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by Casey » Wed May 20, 2020 9:38 pm

Looking great under the bonnet, good luck with the MOT Ian :thumbup:

New owner will have a great example of an increasingly rare car.
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Re: C160 SFG - 1986 Elford Turbo

Post by DeanRX7 » Wed May 27, 2020 7:30 pm

I love this car....colour combo and that engine.....winner!!!
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