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Thread: Ebay and Craigslist ads - Lots of Sevens for sale

  1. #2331
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    I like that 308. Pity you need to have a front plate displayed. A brilliant piece of automotive styling.
    Mike
    2010 Caterham CSR with Cosworth 2.3 Duratec
    2018 Caterham 420R with 2L Duratec 210hp at Donington UK
    1975 BMW CSL Group 4 (restoration - engine and dry sump install time)
    1977 Holden Torana "A9X" (awaiting restoration)
    1985 Holden Commodore SS Group A
    1985 Holden Commodore Group A
    1982 Ferrari 400i
    1965 Ford Mustang Fastback "Holman Moody"
    1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth WRC (fettling after long period of storage)
    1990 Range Rover 2 door Classic
    and another project car coming....

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    I keep mine in the cubby under the roll bar. If I get stopped I do the "It fell off, sir. I am on my way to have it remounted."
    1987 Caterham 1700 Supersprint
    2002 Porsche Boxster
    2004 Porsche Boxster S
    1941 Dodge Luxury Liner
    2009 Mercedes CLK 350 Cabriolet
    2017 Checrolet Volt

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    I just don't worry about it. Didn't display one on the old Miata either. Our Texas cops do not seem to care. Bless them. Anyway, some tickets are just like a tax. If we enjoy the benefits, we shoould be willing to pay the tax. Plate ticket = tax on beauty. Speeding ticket = tax on speed. I just pay and go on.

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    Cops are very tolerant of cool cars. At least state troopers. I have been warned to cool it a couple of times without getting more than a gentle adminition. And that in a 2000's Boxster. A caterham is sure to get even better treatment.
    1987 Caterham 1700 Supersprint
    2002 Porsche Boxster
    2004 Porsche Boxster S
    1941 Dodge Luxury Liner
    2009 Mercedes CLK 350 Cabriolet
    2017 Checrolet Volt

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    I would like to compliment you, Croc. You are a busy man with significant professional endeavors, yet you faithfully search out and post the most comprehensive collection of Sevens I can find anywhere. Hemmings is a drop in your bucket of Seven goodies, and they're pretty good with rare cars. Aware as I am of the immense remuneration associated with this task, your results are even more wondrous. I hope to purchase another Seven soon, and I consult your work regularly. For all who have enjoyed the explosion of senses, the instantaneous reactions, the visceral impact that is otherwise known as piloting a Seven, I salute you. Please keep it up. You are doing more than you know for Seven ideology.
    ​CURRENT:
    2015 Alfa Romeo 4C coupe, turbocharged. 6 speed DCT, heims/links, monoballs, swaybars, 2,440 lbs, 312 hp

    1982 Porsche 935 "Flachbau"
    tribute, supercharged & intercooled 964 motor, built G50 trans, Albins LSD, heims/links, 2,500 lbs, 425 hp

    EX Street & Track:
    2004 Ultralite S2K, Honda S2000 drivetrain, Mugen baffled sump,
    transverse/diff braces, heims/links, anti-surge fuel tank, oil accumulator
    2007 Backdraft Racing Roadster, Roush 402, heims/links, Wilwood big brakes
    2008 Lotus Exige S2, supercharged, chargecooler, 346 hp
    1993 Caterham, 1.8 liter Cosworth
    1991 Caterham, 1.7 liter crossflow
    1995 Mazda RX-7 FD, 2.6 liter Wankel, 276 hp
    1987 Dodge Shelby Charger, turbocharged

    1976 Triumph TR-6, Paris blue
    1963 Mini-Cooper S 1071 cc
    1964 Jaguar XKE drophead coupe, 4.2 liter, BRG

    EX Track Only:
    Panoz GTS, car # 23 from Panoz Racing Series, 4.6 liter V8
    2005 Toyota TRD Celica Junior NASCAR, V6 motor, Jericho 4-speed, "Clabber Girl" livery
    2003 OMS D Sport Racer, Yamaha R1 motor, sequential flat-shift trans, mid-rear engine, ALMS coachwork

    ". . . breakin' up is hard to do" Neil Sedaka


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    Quote Originally Posted by Anker View Post
    Cops are very tolerant of cool cars. At least state troopers. I have been warned to cool it a couple of times without getting more than a gentle adminition. And that in a 2000's Boxster. A caterham is sure to get even better treatment.
    Limited experience with police so far in my 7 but I did get pulled over twice in one night within 3 miles.

    Mind you at any point in time, my 7 is in violation of at least (inspection, exhaust, no front plate, no rear plate light) at any point in time.

    Got pulled over for no lights on the rear plate. Told the cop cars like this come with certain limitations. He sympathised and wrote me for failing to notify dmv of change of address (was also true). Then when pulled over down the road they said they saw me take a turn a little too fast and were curious as to what car it was (during the night). Chatted for a bit and off I went.
    2001 Caterham Superlight R

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce K View Post
    I would like to compliment you, Croc.
    Thank you Bruce. Coming from someone with such an eclectic background in past car ownership (like me) that counts for a lot.

    Good luck finding your perfect seven later this year.
    Mike
    2010 Caterham CSR with Cosworth 2.3 Duratec
    2018 Caterham 420R with 2L Duratec 210hp at Donington UK
    1975 BMW CSL Group 4 (restoration - engine and dry sump install time)
    1977 Holden Torana "A9X" (awaiting restoration)
    1985 Holden Commodore SS Group A
    1985 Holden Commodore Group A
    1982 Ferrari 400i
    1965 Ford Mustang Fastback "Holman Moody"
    1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth WRC (fettling after long period of storage)
    1990 Range Rover 2 door Classic
    and another project car coming....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce K View Post
    I would like to compliment you, Croc. You are a busy man with significant professional endeavors, yet you faithfully search out and post the most comprehensive collection of Sevens I can find anywhere. Hemmings is a drop in your bucket of Seven goodies, and they're pretty good with rare cars. Aware as I am of the immense remuneration associated with this task, your results are even more wondrous. I hope to purchase another Seven soon, and I consult your work regularly. For all who have enjoyed the explosion of senses, the instantaneous reactions, the visceral impact that is otherwise known as piloting a Seven, I salute you. Please keep it up. You are doing more than you know for Seven ideology.
    I concur and also give Croc endless kudos. I've been checking this list for probably 7 years now, before I was even in the market for a 7.

    I'm just glad Croc is not TOO good at doing this, otherwise he would have spotted mine and it would have gotten snagged before I got to it
    2001 Caterham Superlight R

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    Stalker V8, chassis #85

    Stalker Chassis #85 Build Gallery
    Stalker Chassis #85 Owner Thread

    Get up in the morning and give the day your very best. You donít get it back.

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    Glad the seller sold it last auction at no reserve. All the reason for him to try and sell it again....
    Mike
    2010 Caterham CSR with Cosworth 2.3 Duratec
    2018 Caterham 420R with 2L Duratec 210hp at Donington UK
    1975 BMW CSL Group 4 (restoration - engine and dry sump install time)
    1977 Holden Torana "A9X" (awaiting restoration)
    1985 Holden Commodore SS Group A
    1985 Holden Commodore Group A
    1982 Ferrari 400i
    1965 Ford Mustang Fastback "Holman Moody"
    1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth WRC (fettling after long period of storage)
    1990 Range Rover 2 door Classic
    and another project car coming....

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