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PostSubject: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:40 am

Bought a Rover 800 Sterling, more details to follow, I will try and upload a pic...http://i82.servimg.com/u/f82/11/62/02/29/p1040710.jpg
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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:08 am

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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:22 pm

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James, nice. You have my full approval, and even better if it has the 2.7 Honda engine installed, though the 2.0 T-Series lump is a good second choice. It'll serve you well, and a nice price too.

Well done.

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PostSubject: Hello Kevin   Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:27 pm

It's the Honda engine and apart from the passenger seat recline motor everything works. I knew you would approve. I am using it on a Bangers for Ben charity run in November, going from Southampton, which is your neck of the woods to John O Groats and Back and then it gets auctioned for charity, so hey you could buy it! Currently it is my everyday car so will do a fair few thousand in the next week or two. Full pics and stuff to follow. It will be decorated before the run in an appropriate fashion, I'll keep you posted...
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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:31 pm

That's great, and, you have to admit, Rover did luxury interiors better than anyone else this side of a Bentley, and that motor is a delight. If you let us know when you're coming down I'll wave you on your way.

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PostSubject: Interior   Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:35 pm

To be honest the interior is rather grubby and the family are all pitching in to give it a deep clean. leather grubby, but air con oddly works, part of fascia has a bit of surround missing and two buttons missing from the radio which works really well. Front wheelarches are crumbly....I will let you know when it all kicks off...
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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:40 pm

Nothing that can't be sorted, but for your needs it doesn't really matter. Working A/C is always a bonus.

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PostSubject: Agreed   Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:51 pm

Yes on Monday I am taking it to my local garage to stick it on a ramp to make sure that it won't kill me. Looking at brakes and things...probably will just change oil and filter too. Does the school run really well at the moment and I will be sorry to see it go to be honest. Might have to buy another...
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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:43 am

Rover 800 Very Happy

Never had one of these but i remember my dad borrowing one years ago off a friend. Don't see many of them about these days unfortunately. They look great with the 17" Vitesse wheels on though Cool I much prefer the profiles of the Saloons, however.

Have you still got it James or has it moved on?
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PostSubject: Rover   Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:48 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Story is here plus on the site is a video of it being auctioned off!

Still miss it, apart from leaky petrol tank...perfect.
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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Tue Feb 16, 2010 12:12 pm

Good read James and 150! Cheaper than a decent push bike and I know which one i'd rather be using daily Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Bought a Rover 800 Sterling   Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:04 pm

Hmm. I've seen the Rover 800 in a book called "the world's worst cars".
They reckon that Rover took all the good bits out of a Honda, and threw them away... Smile



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