Discussion in 'Cars Spotted' started by Phil Robson, May 18, 2017.
Rover 2000 Saloon, 1967 only 13400 miles | eBay
As an aside, I think I'm going to run a course on how to fit a P6 handbrake boot.
more than a tad overpriced methinks!
How much? Thats ambitious, considering it has the wrong gearbox and isn't immaculate.
And actually, although everyone seems to think low mileage means high value, I don't think it is good for an engine to have only covered 13,000 miles in 50 years. Must have spent an awful lot of time just sitting still.
The only remaining sign - apart from the sodding great transmission tunnel!
The manual gearbox does affect the value, but that aside, it needs some paintwork doing. The interior may be mint, but the exterior is not.
It's a £5-8k car at the most.
Definitely overpriced. I just sold my immaculate (almost) 1969 2000TC for less than £3000. OK, I had been out of work for 6 months and I knew what work was needed this year. I also just found a brace of P6's-a 1965 2000SC and a 1968 3500, allegedly from the first month of manufacture. Both are LHD and need a bit of welding but it just goes to show. When one door closes, another one opens!
Yeah - I would agree, but I'd still expect there to be no significant bodywork to sort, especially at the top end.
Welcome to the current world of 'let's just make up a price'. That's just a crazy. Yes, the interior looks reasonable but even that could be better and rust on a £25K P6?
Rear bumper is a V8 item or has added V8 overriders. Not sure whether they were options that early.
Rear bumpers are the same on both 4 pot and V8 models. Overriders were an option.
ISTR early overriders were tall and thin but I may have dreamt that.
Nice car, shame about the face.... ...erm, price.
I think values of old Rover's could stand to be a bit higher, considering what good cars and how usable they are. However, there's a lot of other stuff available for £25k. You could get a Jag MK2 for that, a Rover P5b coupe, a Citroen DS, plus loads of classic sports car options.
Good examples of 4cyl cars should be around £10k in my opinion, particularly early cars as there don't seem to be many left. Unfortunately, they're still at the stage where many fixable cars get broken for spares or scrapped as the market doesn't seem to snap them up when they're available.
It's a bit depressing seeing on Facebook what is being broken currently. Prices need to rise.
Tall and thin was an option.. I have a pair of front ones in the garage that I had on my 64 car for a while. They look really good.
"As an aside, I think I'm going to run a course on how to fit a P6 handbrake boot."
Put me down for that. I've just replaced mine and it looks the same. Wasn't happy with it at the time but couldn't see any way to improve it. What am I doing wrong?
The repro one I bought was a rough approximation of the split original it replaced. The join between the two halves was very inconsistent in thickness, including splits in places (which I had to glue together). Random thickness means it doesn't fold consistently.
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