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The factory colour used just seems ahead of its time as it still looks like a current choice..😍and as for the car there is something about the coupe body bared down without all the bells and whistles..😎..great car

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looks like it had the engine changed as its listed with dvla as a 2 litre ( strangely 2000 cc rather than 1979 but thats probably down to whoever filled in the form !) so at least its correct and official although it limits the number of insurers.

car looks great and doors look good enough to be repaired properly rather than replaced .no doubt chassis legs will just be patched but again that could keep them ok for a good few years unless you wanted to redo them .

looks a good one to me !

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5 hours ago, Paul Barrett said:

It’s a great car. Dave Boulton had it then sold to derek who sadly passed. 
if I had the dough and space right now I’d be snapping it up. 

I am guessing it’s very solid underneath then.

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Yep it was my old car from 2015, it had an engine change sometime back in its life but goes really well

I nearly bought it back in 2012 from a guy in Peterborough who i believe had owned it from new but my offer wasn't accepted

Here is a pic of the bottom of the door in 2011

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Fast forward to April 2015 & the car was put up for sale as a non runner stored in a lock up next to a Vauxhall dealer in Street Somerset.

I went & had a look realised it was the same car from 2012 & collected it the following weekend.

Here are some pics as found

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Once back home it needed some welding to the passenger footwell & a plate on one swan neck20150409_160728.thumb.jpg.a16799fb95cd0cc9e4665285f77e8d09.jpg20150409_160734.thumb.jpg.ced57921100a2ac3b014c353d0f81930.jpg

I then got the car cleaned up & MOT'd & took it to the Bristol Classic car show in Shepton Mallet where we always had an omoc club stand.

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A good friend of mine Derek Athey who i had known from when i had a Sunbeam Rapier was at the show with his Rapier & had wanted to buy my 1978 SRB coupe so i offered him the Cavalier as a substitute & we did a deal.

In Derek's ownership he had the rear sun damaged  seats recovered & the front seats recovered to a high standard.

The purist would want new Swan neck chassis rails as they are plated at the moment.

The car is in Lime Green Mettallic which was an early Opel colour used on the Manta A & was discontinued by 1976 so only appeared on early Cavs & Manta B's.

The car is a stunner to look at & is only available due to my good friend Derek passing away late last year.

Here is one of the last pics i took of the car just after i got it MOT'd in 2015

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Derek always kept the car garaged & only used it for local meets & shows.

In its colour i think it is one of the best looking Cavalier Coupes in the country.

 

 

 

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I have just bought this and will be arranging collection soon.

Back in the day I had a 2.0 GLS Sportshatch in metallic brown and then a Manta GTE in white.

It’s  going to get all the tlc it needs and will be a labour of love, I’m very excited!

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27 minutes ago, IanG said:

I have just bought this and will be arranging collection soon.

Back in the day I had a 2.0 GLS Sportshatch in metallic brown and then a Manta GTE in white.

It’s  going to get all the tlc it needs and will be a labour of love, I’m very excited!

Well Done Ian. Think it was a steal at that price 👍

Get the OMOC membership done, loads of sections with advice on the forums that you can’t see unless a member. 😎

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