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#1 stickle

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 10:30 AM

I am selling my VX. There, I’ve said it  :dry:   I planned on this being a keeper, but a new house purchase means I am reluctantly having to pick between my toys…
 
 
£18,500 is fair (I believe) being reflective of the car’s extraordinarily high specification and prime history.  This VX is one of the fastest in the UK, still very road usable, but not for the faint-hearted!  
 
I have owned “Victor” since 2003 with just the main dealer before (ex-demonstrator), so the log book shows 1 previous keeper.  It has been garaged its whole life, rarely used in the wet, and regularly serviced by the same specialist mechanic, most recently in March, just 800 miles ago. 
 
All the modifications have been completed by professionals, being Courtenay Sport for all engine/powertrain work, and Plans Motorsport for some additional chassis bits.  The car comes complete with a very detailed history file with all receipts and so on.  I have always used the best Synthetic oils, regularly changed and the car has always been warmed up and cooled down.
 
The Coral Blue metallic paintwork has a deep shine and the bodywork is in excellent overall condition.  It's an absolute stunner, a real head turner. I am not pretending the car is as new though because the car is not new!  There are the usual stone chips to the front clam for example.  Interior wise, it is very clean and original – just a few minor scuffs to plastics and some wear on the fabric shoulder of the driver’s seat, where you get in and out.  A very close inspection of the car reveals the odd minor area that could be detailed if you choose, but nothing that has worried me…and I’m pretty fussy!
  
The car is available for viewing and inspection in the Surrey area, but please, serious potential purchasers only.  Thank you!
 
Engine & Internals:
Set of 8.8:1 ratio forged pistons & rings
Rebore to suit new pistons
Set of oil spray jets (under piston)
Set of forged steel connecting rods
Set of main & big end bearings to size
Set of high flow injectors
Lightened flywheel
Lightened front pulley
Remove existing counter balance shafts from sump
Set of Iridium spark plugs
Set of uprated engine mounts
Heat shield treatment
 
Turbo, Exhaust & Cooling:
Courtenay Klasen inlet manifold
Courtenay Klasen V-band exhaust manifold
Garrett T28 Turbo
External wastegate
Courtenay Sport Turbo Gauge
Tullett 3" aluminium exhaust with 100 cell CAT
K&N cone filter
VXR 80mm Air Mass Meter
Pro-alloy charge cooler system
Cool-running thermostat
Uprated actuator
 
Wheels, Suspension & Brakes:
4 x Speedline Corse Magnesium Alloy Wheels (2 x 16" & 2 x 17") in gloss Gun Metal
4 x Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tyres (best for performance road use)
4 x single way adjustable Nitron Shock Absorbers
Uprated brake discs & pads
Braided brake hoses & dot 4 brake fluid
ABS cut-off switch
 
Clutch, Gearbox & Drivetrain:
Competition paddle clutch
Limited Slip Dif
 
Body:
MMG Performance rear splitter
Front grill "V" drilled out (better cooling) and blacked out
Windscreen surround black finish
 
Other:
Fuel feeder swirl tank & pump
Uprated fuel pump
Gearbox oil breather pipe mod
 
Safety & Security:
Plans Motorsport Harness Bar
LUKE 3 point Harness (driver & passenger)
Tracker fitted
 
 


#2 Strugs

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 11:47 AM

That is stunning..  :wub:



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Posted 19 December 2017 - 11:48 AM

What a stunner, i would love to own this! 


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 11:51 AM

Magnesium wheels ❤️

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 09:27 PM

Sh!t, thats some spec! Lolz at the book 184 lbs/ft though :P  Wonder what else could keep up with that at double (or more) of the listed price. GLWTS, must be grim selling up.

 

 



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Posted 20 December 2017 - 07:42 AM

At least we know where the biscuits went!

 

Does look like a stunner and that blue is a glorious colour.



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Posted 20 December 2017 - 08:50 AM

Thanks for your comments :)



#8 stickle

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Posted 20 December 2017 - 09:00 AM

What a stunner, i would love to own this! 

 

Looking at your profile and history of VX's, you probably will :lol:

 

I used to have the K06 when it was stage 3.  It may have been the mapping, but what I found with that is that the turbo was almost like a switch, either on or off boost, which made things a bit unpredictable.  The T28 is bigger so technically has more lag, but the reality is it delivers a more progressive boost delivery and is much more predictable  thumbsup



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Posted 20 December 2017 - 10:39 AM

PM sent I await your reply!



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Posted 03 February 2018 - 08:07 AM

Sure I spotted this car in Birmingham ? Friday ?

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 03:00 PM

Just to confirm this car sold earlier this month and has been exported!  :happy:  :mellow:







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