Treated myself to a new ZR

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Treated myself to a new ZR

#1 Post by JOHNDQ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:16 pm

Not a 200/400 but through I'd post it up any way as it's from the family tree :laughing2

At long last finally got another ZR. Been on look out for the right car since getting rid of my other 160 over a year ago but they seem to be getting hard to find now. So ive treated myself to a MK2 160 in FireFrost Red, 70k, almost full history, no rust or ripped leather. Pleased to say had a 2.5 hour drive home and everything went perfect so fingers crossed made a good choice, other than a sport exhaust its all as it left the factory all tho i think it may have map as it seems really happy to pull through the gears and is more responsive on the throttle than the others ive had (all tho the MG/Rover garage i got it from said they been looking after it for about 5 years and its only had routine maintenance from the female owner). Not got any plans to mess about with it apart from maybe a set of Avo springs and refurb the wheels just going to use it for few shows and when weather is good.

Here are a few pictures for now.....

Image2018-11-03_08-44-31 by John Quincey, on Flickr
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Re: Treated myself to a new ZR

#2 Post by StubbornPatriot » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:52 pm

That is a VERY nice looking motor. Have fun.
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Re: Treated myself to a new ZR

#3 Post by JOHNDQ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:47 pm

Thanks very happy with it wont be using it until weather gets better

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Re: Treated myself to a new ZR

#4 Post by GTiJohn » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:02 pm

Very smart - great find :clapping
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#5 Post by JOHNDQ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:31 pm

Thanks for the positive responses :)

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#6 Post by poprodder » Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:13 pm

looks nice and clean example, as you say less and less about.

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#7 Post by JOHNDQ » Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:58 pm

poprodder wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:13 pm
looks nice and clean example, as you say less and less about.
Definitely not most are over 100k and wrecks

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#8 Post by itcaptainslow » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:34 pm

Nice to see a tidy, cherished one! Most are knackered now :sad
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#9 Post by JOHNDQ » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:50 pm

itcaptainslow wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:34 pm
Nice to see a tidy, cherished one! Most are knackered now :sad
Tell me about it best one found after a few years looking :wink3

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#10 Post by beef » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:22 pm

very nice zr you have there

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#11 Post by JOHNDQ » Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:04 pm

beef wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:22 pm
very nice zr you have there
Thanks :wink3

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#12 Post by JOHNDQ » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:39 pm

Finally got the ZR out of storage and back home to get it cleaned up and start making it ready to use in the summer but unfortunately it will mean the R8's road days are over ....

Image2019-04-22_08-34-01 by John Quincey, on Flickr
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Re: Treated myself to a new ZR

#13 Post by JOHNDQ » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:18 pm

Well the ZR is finally on the road passed MOT with flying colours so i spent a day giving it a full service and a full wash, polish and seal....

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