Rare 1990 G reg Rover 214si R8 5 Door Henley Blue

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Re: Rare 1990 G reg Rover 214si R8 5 Door Henley Blue

#16 Post by richard moss » Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:22 pm

It's worth checking future insurance costs if planning to use it as a first car. They can be surprisingly expensive to insure
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Re: Rare 1990 G reg Rover 214si R8 5 Door Henley Blue

#17 Post by henryiett » Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:28 pm

I would be going off my dads insurance
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#18 Post by itcaptainslow » Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:06 am

henryiett wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:28 pm
I would be going off my dads insurance
Without wishing to preach but double check this too-if you’re planning to be a named driver on your Dad’s policy, but use the car for the majority of the time, this is known as “fronting”, is illegal and something the insurance companies are rather wise to.
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Re: Rare 1990 G reg Rover 214si R8 5 Door Henley Blue

#19 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:55 am

I would use it once or twice a week
Though I appreciate your concern
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#20 Post by itcaptainslow » Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:06 am

You might find the insurer loads the premium regardless for being a named driver.

Alternatively, it’s worth looking into classic insurance if the annual mileage will be low and there’s no commuting use; classic brokers seem to be pretty sympathetic to most Rovers now!
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Re: Rare 1990 G reg Rover 214si R8 5 Door Henley Blue

#21 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:31 am

Thank you for your advice
I need to get the thing restored first
After it was hidden away
And it will only need a little bit of interior work
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#22 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:39 pm

Also, just our curiosity if ppl have a list of surviving r8 prefacelifts u can add mine, because u probably don't have it on the list
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#23 Post by RoverRevival » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:04 pm

I’m only aware of the Rcoc doing a list of vehicles.
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#24 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:18 pm

MWell this is the missing Rover R8 214si
It's kind of exciting getting it out of it's almost shallow grave and getting back into service
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#25 Post by RoverRevival » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:21 pm

They only list coupes
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#26 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:24 pm

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I have nicknamed it Rocky as it lasts forever
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Re: Rare 1990 G reg Rover 214si R8 5 Door Henley Blue

#27 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:29 pm

RoverRevival wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:10 pm
I can do everything other than the air con, not bought that kit yet but have a mobile guy who can sort it.

There’s not that much work there, I bet you are only around the £200 mark in labour plus the parts.
How much experience have u got and what would be the time frame
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#28 Post by RoverRevival » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:34 pm

I’m a 20yr veteran on the r8, timescales is when I can fit the cars in but I don’t rush jobs through to just get them done, so if in a hurry, I’m not ya man. If you want everything done under one roof, that’s fully insured, I’ll let you know when there is a space.

This years work is all on the Facebook page so far.

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#29 Post by henryiett » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:35 pm

Like u dont need to worry it wouldn't happen till after Christmas
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#30 Post by RoverRevival » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:39 pm

Which is good as I think I’m booked solid until then anyway...*laughs*

Got a 400 and an 800 coming in for welding and paint as well as a turbo engine build and then a turbo conversion on a 416. So yeah, fun times...*laughs*

Always the issue when you’re cheap...*laughs*
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