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Very nice 541 for auction near Cologne / Germany

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by autofahrer » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:00 am

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by felixkk » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:36 am

WJH 541

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Felix Kistler C-V8 112/2454, 541DL 2223849
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by Jens » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:58 pm

Our exhibition car on the JOC stand at TechnoClassica in Essen this year:
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In order of appearance:

C-V8 Mk III 112/2432
541 S 102/1035

(sold) FF MkII 127/243 (sold)
Healey Mk II 1140/14406
Jensen GT 1610/30257
Scimitar GTE SE5
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by VFK44 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:45 am

Ex-Malcolm Verey / Denis Welch. This is a sister car to the blue racer WLC 422, and should have some very expensive and desirable engine modifications.
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by mikebyrne » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:15 am

Looks very high at the back ? Wonder if they have the spring hangers correct way up ? Perhaps just new springs.
What is the chassis number for this car ?
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by felixkk » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:54 am

541/565633, ex factory 15.12.55

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by mikebyrne » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:33 am

Hi Felix, very interesting the work done by Dennis Welch. Not sure why they had to machine bearings to fit the block at the time, unless they could only get wider bearings and had to reduce the width to fit.
Not sure if that was an original Registration plate or not. It was in Suffolk for a time near me. Wonder who owned it then ? (Mike Darby ?)
At first I thought it was my first 541, 22/5206 surfaced again, but still missing since the 80's. Same colour and interior as mine was when I last saw it..
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by Joerg » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:57 pm

the details are not right and I guess the owner had some bigger problems with this 541...
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EA 7000 was the first one
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by felixkk » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:33 am

Current bid €54,000
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid

5 days still to go
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by Jens » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:29 pm

Reserve price not met - not sold!
In order of appearance:

C-V8 Mk III 112/2432
541 S 102/1035

(sold) FF MkII 127/243 (sold)
Healey Mk II 1140/14406
Jensen GT 1610/30257
Scimitar GTE SE5
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by Dion » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:50 pm

Jens wrote:Reserve price not met - not sold!


That is very often the case with Catawiki. You would be better off with a "regular" auction house if you want to sell a car.
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by felixkk » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:23 pm

Doesn't say what the highest bid was.
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by Michiel Bohmer » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:48 am

I would recomment anyone intrested in a car like this, or so many others beeing offered, to learn about the chassis condition. I really think this is the most important thing because other things are more easily changed. Chassis repairs can be executed and often are. How well done and what sections? The rear of the car is depending on the strength of a steel construction that form the inner wheel arches for instance. The integrity is lost when the outsides of the arches rust away and doesn't support the inner rib of the rear body any more. The paint underneath the D-pillar will show cracks because of a flexing rear body. You can put as much layers of paint on the body as you like. You can patch the inner arches. You can put as much as stuf over the metal, it doesn't solve the problem. The bill for that is a lot higher then having the engine done properly.
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