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Here's a panorama thing:

Widescreen!

Lol, I think I broke the forum :)
I'll have another go later.

in the meantime: linky

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OldShep56 wrote:

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She’s insured for 50k but I can insure my dogs back leg for 100 grand so long as I’m willing to pay the monthly payments on it!!!

That is at least HALF what she should be insured for!! Here in Lincolnshire, we have a firm called Famous Four. They are one of the premier 4x4 companies in the county and they specialise in Land Rovers.Now when I first moved here, they had just finished a complete rebuild of a J reg (think that is 1971) Classic. Every nut and bolt was new. It was up for sale and it went within a month for the asking price ........... £50,000 !!!!! Yes, it was a special, it had some signwriting on it naming the model but it certainly wasn't an only one.

In fact, I am going to ask the main man at 4x4, who has become a friend over the last five years, if he can put a rough price on it.

Ok, so yesterday, I finally made it up to Famous Four to get my headlights changed over ready for next week (off to Sicily again Saturday morning). I asked about JMC's Linley and one of the directors came down to talk to me He googled the car, liked what he saw and asked some questions. He found the thread from the dark side and read about the restoration. He was very impressed at the quality of the work.
The thing is he said that like LR, he couldn't put a price on the car as it is simply so rare being one of a kind. He said it is worth whatever someone will pay for it. ie it could be worth $20k, it could be worth 1 million dollars. He did say the market for 38s is going up but the main thing he said is he would have it insured for a lot more than $50k. You cannot replace it.
As a further aside to that one they sold for £50k .............. it was a Classic CSK They sold it four years ago for £49,995. Eighteen months later, it was sold to a dealer who has sold it onto another dealer and the car is now in a London LR showroom. The asking price?? £85k!!!

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@OldShep56, thanks for the intel on LINLEY.
I’m sat scratching my head now with regards to the vehicle. Spent years restoring it and now that it’s done, well you know. Bit like what a dog does when he chases a car and the car stops..... nowt!!!
I’ll start the Holland & Holland air suspension restoration in the winter and perhaps tear the interior out so that I can clean carpets and maybe chase the wires and check the various plugs associated.
LINLEY is under a rag for the winter in a heated garage with dehumidifier. I’ve put jack stands under her so that she doesn’t end up sitting on bump stops. Got an electric drip feed to her.
Thanks again for the research on it....

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The CSK was another of those very rare limited editions that command ridiculous prices when one comes up for sale. I found an extremely scruffy example parked up in a sidestreet in south London a couple of years ago and, knowing what it was and how much it would be worth if restored, almost left a note on it asking if the owner wanted to sell it. then realised that if he even had the slightest idea what it was worth, I wouldn't have had the spare cash for it anyway. I've often wondered if it is still about, the owner has scrapped it or if someone has got themselves a bargain.

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Interior is getting there ;)
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Exterior is getting there to

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