Stolen EBAY UK

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Sleeper
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Stolen EBAY UK

Postby Sleeper » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:29 am


StillGotMy1stCar
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Re: Stolen EBAY UK

Postby StillGotMy1stCar » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:22 pm

I noticed a new listing for a cheap engine with red rocker cover and fan pulley. I quickly put two and two together and got five!!
After messaging the owner of the stolen car I checked his car on the DVLA database and found it has a 1275 engine, the engine for sale has valve chest covers so is not a 1275.
I have let the owner know that Sleeper has put a link to his listing in the MMOC.
Regards John

irmscher
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Re: Stolen EBAY UK

Postby irmscher » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:56 am

I hope he got it back

POMMReg
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Re: Stolen EBAY UK

Postby POMMReg » Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:07 pm

This is why we need a database of chassis,body,engine numbers....along with original/current colour & unique features..

MMOC been going for 40yrs, the BIGGEST Club & there's NO-ONE logging down details(?), this is how thieves get away with "cloning", buyers do not check numbers....
Further investigations uncovered it was an inside job!!


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