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541 in Germany

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:26 am
by Arne
Crazy price! Advert text full of mistakes....

https://suchen.mobile.de/fahrzeuge/deta ... 656c31b057

Conversion to LHD, long arm for shifting necessary...

Arne

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:32 pm
by VFK44
What are the mistakes? The 3,932 cc? They don't say much, although the auto-translate says it is a "Jensen 541 DeLuxe wedding trolley". Wedding car?

It looks very nice, the way it sits, but they have swapped around the front and rear indicators!
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Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:56 pm
by Arne
... meant the misspellings. there are at least 15 mistakes in that short text.
I mean, if I want to sell a car for that price I should invest some time in correct spelling.
The pictures are perfect the text isn`t...

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:10 pm
by VFK44
Arne wrote:... meant the misspellings. there are at least 15 mistakes in that short text.
Ah, not being a German speaker I missed those and relied on the translation. I can never understand why anyone would sell a car for that amount and not get a professional, or even a friend, to run their eye over the text. At the risk of starting a discussion of grammar and spelling over again, they must know that it is not their strong point and may be knocking thousands off the price.

The photos of the car though... they sum up everything I love about the 541.

Anyone know the chassis number, old registration, or history?

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:50 pm
by felixkk
I googled the telephone number and it leads to a Balkan club/disco in Munich. The text gives very little information on the car.

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:33 pm
by Arne
... da muss ich wohl mal vorbeischauen....

Arne

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:57 pm
by felixkk
ist es nicht schon eh dein Stammlokal? :D

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:36 pm
by VFK44
Arne wrote:... I'll have to have a look....Arne
felixkk wrote:Isn't it your regular place anyway? :D

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:33 pm
by felixkk
I wonder if the sale is legit, and if it is what the story is...

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:34 pm
by Arne
I have never seen the car in Munich before and I ask myself how the owner found the price. It is so far from all prices for 541‘s, nobody will give him a call, I think.
Arne

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:43 pm
by Joerg
You should do - just to find out. Strange car, unknown LHD conversion.

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:56 pm
by Jens
Bin demnächst wieder in München, Arne. Dann schauen wir uns die Kiste mal an.

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:58 pm
by Jens
Sorry for using another language.

For the rest of the non-German speaking world:

Will be in Munich soon and have a look at the car with Arne.

And then we will have a Balkan party 8)

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:19 am
by mikebyrne
I have a feeling that this is one of the 541 cars modified by the Dutch Jensen orientated company.
I can not understand why they left the gear lever on the right hand side, when it is a fairly simple job to put in a new cross shaft in the box and bring the shaft out of the left side. Likewise with the handbrake.
Not sure why they went to a lot of trouble to re-route the servo NRV valve and piping, just so they could mount the starter solenoid in its place.
Saying all that, someone obviously spent a lot of time and money to get it right in most respects.
I would think that from the start, before restoration, it was a very original car and possibly low mileage.
Great photos, well worth saving.
Anyone know the chassis number ?

Re: 541 in Germany

Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:09 am
by mikebyrne
Having a closer look at the side view, the rear wheel does not seem to fit the aperture correctly, although this could be just camera angle ?
Mike.