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Post by andyd » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:50 am

Copied this comment from XR Owners Club FB, regarding how much someone was asking for their car;
Top money when the market is on a down for classic fords at the moment, as everyone seems to be panic selling, 3 RS 500'S at the silverstone classic this weekend!

Found this from Saturdays auction, unsold inc some Cosworths http://www.silverstoneauctions.com/silv ... old/pn/all

Has the Classic Ford market 'topped' at last, and do some people know something the rest of us don't :drama:

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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:36 pm

Hi Andy,
With auctions, there are so many variables it's difficult to tell whether the market has topped out or not.
I like the moonstone blue RS500, but the black one at £97K demands a very specialist sort of buyer.
The Mk2 Lotus Cortina looks cheap at £27,600.

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Post by andyd » Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:29 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi Andy,
With auctions, there are so many variables it's difficult to tell whether the market has topped out or not.
I like the moonstone blue RS500, but the black one at £97K demands a very specialist sort of buyer.
The Mk2 Lotus Cortina looks cheap at £27,600.

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:agree: Andrew auctions are a difficult way to judge.
When people comment on the current market as above, maybe it's a sign of change....Or just an opinion :?

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Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:16 pm

I keep taking the mother in law to the local cattle market and she’s not selling so with mother in laws the market must be low at the moment but come xmas I think she will sell .
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Post by Paul G » Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:34 pm

You can buy a habitable house in some parts of the country for the price of that. Nice car though.

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Post by andyd » Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:55 pm

Paul G wrote:You can buy a habitable house in some parts of the country for the price of that.
One makes more financial sense, but the other is much better to look at :cheers:

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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:01 am

Very nice RS3100!
It's only right that it's been restored in it's original colour, but if I could buy an RS, a white one wouldn't be my first choice.

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Post by D366Y » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:45 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Very nice RS3100!
It's only right that it's been restored in it's original colour, but if I could buy an RS, a white one wouldn't be my first choice.

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That is gorgeous, white isn't my personal favourite either but I still wouldn't turn it down! :heart:

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Post by andyd » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:59 am

D366Y wrote:
Andrew 2.8i wrote:Very nice RS3100!
It's only right that it's been restored in it's original colour, but if I could buy an RS, a white one wouldn't be my first choice.

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That is gorgeous, white isn't my personal favourite either but I still wouldn't turn it down! :heart:
I love white :whistle: It doesn't show dust :D

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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:57 pm

D366Y wrote: white isn't my personal favourite either but I still wouldn't turn it down! :heart:
I definitely wouldn't turn it down either! :D

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Post by andyd » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:54 am

Where do they find these :headscratch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRKeRB0 ... e=youtu.be

Probably destined to live under a cover for many more years :(

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Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:11 pm

Now that Mk1 is very nice and seems to be going up and up .
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:33 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Now that Mk1 is very nice and seems to be going up and up .
I haven't seen the video, is the car in a lift? :D

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Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:08 pm

I know what it was I watch the Capri video andy put up from K f S then you get a video afterwards what was a Mk1 Escort for sale .
Sorry it’s this heat , hoping for your weather on weds .
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:40 pm

Very nice! :D
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Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:26 pm

great picture there Andrew , the Capri does look good in yellow where some cars don’t . The wheels look very retro would they be something bought back in the day ?

It will be not to long when you would have pictured every Capri on the road mate . :beer:
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:56 pm

Jasonmarie wrote: The wheels look very retro would they be something bought back in the day ?
Yes, people would have fitted slotmags back then. They suit this car down to the ground and, in my opinion, they look better than the wheels on the car in the Ebay listing.
Jasonmarie wrote: It will be not to long when you would have pictured every Capri on the road mate . :beer:
I manage to photograph a good few last Saturday..... :)

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