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AROLA MICROCAR
« on: January 26, 2007, 12:21:58 AM »
And another one spotted on ebay. See item no.   130073303286
Easy to pick up, coz it is in the UK.

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Re: AROLA MICROCAR
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2007, 08:02:57 AM »
Hi

This one looks nice, I like the bright yellow because it might help you get spotted by the faster cars coming up behind you.

Is that the famous/infamous Nick Devonport mentioned in the advert  ??? :D

John

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Re: AROLA MICROCAR
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2007, 09:59:16 AM »
Hi John

Yep, that's me!  I imported this Arola from France after swapping it for a very nice (!) BSA Ariel 3.  The guy who had it was Franck Meneret, a well-known motorcycle journalist whom I met at the Sars Poteries cyclemotor run several years ago and spotted the Arola in a photo of his collection.  His son still has the BSA but I sold the Arola to make way for other projects and regretted it almost immediately.

It looks like it's generating lots of interest and will probably go beyond my budget - unless, of course, Fabian (the current owner) is interested in a p/x deal on my Ligier...

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Re: AROLA MICROCAR
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2007, 01:28:55 AM »
I've just learned that the Arola will not be coming home to Dover as it has hit £770 with the reserve still not met.  I've decided that it's not worth falling out with Fabian over it - I have far too many projects to keep me away from the decorating anyway!  Let's hope it goes to a good home and gets a few outings on the show circuit.  It's too nice to stuff in a shed or a museum and deserves to be used.

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Re: AROLA MICROCAR
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2007, 06:13:32 PM »
Don't forget whoever buys it, it is R885 on the Register of unusual Microcars and we want to know the new owners name and address please.
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Re: AROLA MICROCAR
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2007, 06:53:34 PM »
Hi

Anyone know what the Arola went upto ?.

It's not showing on my Ebay search now

John