'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

for those with Series MM sidevalve cars produced between September 1948 and February 1953

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'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

Postby palacebear » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:04 am

Thought this maybe of interest to somebody. The asking price seems a bit steep. Description says 'side valve 803cc'. Pictures definitely show a side valve engine. :)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Barn-find-Mor ... SwcXVZ6MZi
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Re: 'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

Postby RobThomas » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:42 am

1953? Hole in the floor plates and a cut-out crossmember with later damper mounts. Still a nice find.

I'd be tempted if I wasn't skint since I have a brand new leather Newton interior that would fit it beautifully...

Does anyone want to buy it for me for Christmas? :D

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Re: 'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

Postby palacebear » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:43 am

I was tempted to make more inquiries but I don't think I'd ever have enough money to complete it. :( Space and skills (or lack thereof) would probably be issues too :roll:
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Re: 'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

Postby TvdWerf » Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:18 pm

Already 3 old cars in my barn, a number 4 does not fit...
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Re: 'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

Postby busguy » Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:46 pm

October/November 1952

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Re: 'Barn find' Series MM on ebay

Postby ManyMinors » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:12 pm

It looks quite a sound car bodily doesn't it. A seized engine, wrong interior and missing its original registration all make it too expensive in my view. The cost of restoration would be much more than the cost of buying a decent example in the first place - they are not particularly valuable cars are they. Let us hope that somebody does take it on though.


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