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Can you guess what it is yet?

Postby Baz » Mon Jun 11, 2007 10:14 pm

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Spotted at Lakefield Classics, Kingussie, Scotland.
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Postby hbpeter » Mon Jun 11, 2007 10:45 pm

HC Viva? :shock:
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Postby Stu » Mon Jun 11, 2007 10:45 pm

:shock::shock::shock: nice!

It looks like it was once a firenza :)
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Postby Baz » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:13 pm

Yes Stu, once is right! Not much left of use now. Apparently they are due to receive three more Firenzas in the next couple of weeks. Believed to be one good one and two beyond repair.
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Postby xwv2300 » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:33 pm

Looks like a few bits of good metal there yet,( rear valance, hinge mounts, ) or is this mikes next welding job ?? :lol:
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Postby mazzo » Tue Jun 12, 2007 12:11 am

Interesting. Bits of it look kind of unused.... No underseal, no paint...

I remember in the early 90's calling a guy in Scotland about complete Viva shells. He apparently could get them. They were the last of the production runs that never got the engine or interior etc put in. £100 for a complete body shell that had never been used and was surface rust only. Nearly bought one but the transport costs put me off as I didn't have much money. Wonder if this is one of them?
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Postby Baz » Tue Jun 12, 2007 12:47 am

From what I was told it was an unfinished project with new bits added. The sill in the photo is new (I didn't look at the other side). It looks better in the photos than in the flesh.
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