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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by citroenxm » Tue May 10, 2016 7:02 pm

Actually S1 VINs commonly rot away from the scuttle area.... S2 VINs are on the inner wing and never rot away..
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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by xantia_v6 » Tue May 10, 2016 7:04 pm

I don't think that you can put a personalised plate on a Q plate vehicle anyway. [other stuff edited out, as it may have been misleading]
1999 XM Exclusive V6 24V ES9 Manual (LHD) 105,000 km
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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by Dieselman » Tue May 10, 2016 7:13 pm

xantia_v6 wrote:I don't think that you can put a personalised plate on a Q plate vehicle anyway. [other stuff edited out, as it may have been misleading]
No. You can't.
1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
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1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by Dean » Tue May 10, 2016 7:15 pm

If it was a 2 year old accident damaged car that was a ringer and you sold it to me i would want to pay substantially less for it, if i was decieved i may be tempted to sneak into your bedroom late one night with a selection of hot and sharp objects.

when we are talking about an ageing old Citroen i would be perfectly happy to buy said old citroen if it was wearing a nice, never welded, shiny body. If i found out it was full of brown with bits of Xantia stitched into it everywhere i would be reaching for the sharps bag again im afraid.

My dad rebuilt his particular version of some well known BL tat, it got jigged then recieved new inner and outer cills, then a complete floor, front and rear vallance, inner and outer front wings, outer rear wings, boot floor, bonnet and sections of the A pillar. He re-built a donor engine from the ground up but kept the existing manual box, this is legal and whats more has made the car more valuable. Is it the same car? noooooooooo, has it been built by a man in a shed? very much so. Would you be happier the body was of factory construction from a different car or of man in shed construction from aftermarket body panels.........?

At what point is it no longer the same car, when you replace a wheel bearing, a door, two doors? and would you be offering a future buyer a better product if it was full of patches or a clean rust free never welded shell?

Just putting it out there, i think you should stick your head up over the parapit to catch the poop the DVLA will throw if it could be percieved you were trying to decieve someone, i think you should keep your head down if your just restoring an old car and if using a new body gives the best end result then go for it, if it wasnt a monocoque nobody would care.


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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by Dieselman » Tue May 10, 2016 7:19 pm

Dean wrote:I dont want to come across like a wrongun, here but..................

Swap the Vin
Swap the plates
paint on the RP no
Register it as a change of colour with dvla
scrap the old shell with the donors particulars

Keep calm and carry on....................

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1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
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1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by xantia_v6 » Tue May 10, 2016 7:23 pm

I have a perfect 1999 LHD (silver) shell available. If you cut out and transferred your firewall and scuttle (including the VIN) into this shell, it could be argued as being a repair of all of the rusty sections of yours...
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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by citroenxm » Tue May 10, 2016 7:26 pm

Thinking about that recent V6 SEi that mathew helped strip out that was Rodent Damaged... I was wondering how good the body was over all...

Ive messaged on the appropiate topic and Pmd MTXM too ..
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
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92 L Xm 2.1t D auto project
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55 C5 V6 24v Auto toy
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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by citroenxm » Tue May 10, 2016 7:26 pm

xantia_v6 wrote:I have a perfect 1999 LHD (silver) shell available. If you cut out and transferred your firewall and scuttle (including the VIN) into this shell, it could be argued as being a repair of all of the rusty sections of yours...
Send it up to me then.. ;) :lol:
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
Projects:
92 Bx Txd Turbo
92 L Xm 2.1t D auto project
Others
55 C5 V6 24v Auto toy
54 Xsara picasso 2.0 8v Hdi
Shit thats scarey.. Two XMs left...

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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by xantia_v6 » Tue May 10, 2016 7:31 pm

citroenxm wrote:
xantia_v6 wrote:I have a perfect 1999 LHD (silver) shell available. If you cut out and transferred your firewall and scuttle (including the VIN) into this shell, it could be argued as being a repair of all of the rusty sections of yours...
Send it up to me then.. ;) :lol:
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Re: Pauls 1991 V6 24v Manual ...

Post by Dean » Tue May 10, 2016 7:31 pm

no, we burnt him last year.

Im not saying hide it, i would tell anyone ive done it, especially if selling, if you can give me a moral or financial reason why im wrong in this instance im all ears but let me put it another way,

Your precious car will never be sold, it is for your enjoyment only and is full of rot, you have two choices, you can fill it with weld, which we all know is difficult to do in a way that gives a perfect OE appearance and structural integrity or you can take a bare, clean, gleaming shell and put everything onto it. You will then own a rust free perfect vehicle that will keep even the most extreme OCD sufferer happy, what would you do? new clean shell or chase it with a welder forever until it looks like a patchwork quilt?

I know what i would want to buy and i know what i would want to own, if i get slapped down for it thats fine, just my own opinion.

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