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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #45 on: December 19, 2014, 07:06:49 PM »
What has happened to Bob's brain?
He seems to have come down with a case of the "errs" ???

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #46 on: December 19, 2014, 08:58:01 PM »
Errr hope its not the beginning of Tourettes! [no, thats in the workshop ;D] I think it was a case of brain freeze Steve. Just got in from doing some maintenance on the G-wiz. About once a year one of the brake slave cylinders decides to seize up. I remove it, dismantle and clean it, reassemble with red Lockhead grease and it will be all right for another couple of years.
There has been a cold wind in Hornchurch today.

Just starting to Thaw out.  Errr thats better!

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #47 on: December 19, 2014, 09:11:02 PM »
Surely Bob the Reliant on eBay , failed MOT 8years ago and since left outside , must be a MUCH safer bet at £400 do you think narrr  ;)
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« Reply #48 on: December 19, 2014, 11:14:16 PM »
Most definitely. It has an engine and everything!

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #49 on: December 20, 2014, 09:51:25 AM »
Would it not be easier to buy a really good JS4 or JS6 from France, like my one, and use the parts off of the 13 scrappers to make an electric version.
The steel on these cars is so thin you can bend them with thumb pressure when just moving them.  The dented roofs on the 13 cars would be impossible to straighten out.

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #50 on: December 20, 2014, 10:05:39 AM »
13 scrappers ? Where are they then ?
« Last Edit: December 20, 2014, 11:27:13 AM by richard »
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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #51 on: December 20, 2014, 12:22:11 PM »
Hi Richard. It may just be me but your posts are getting harder and harder to make sense of lately. A few more words may give us just the information we need to know what you are on about.

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #52 on: December 20, 2014, 12:29:03 PM »
Well in one post Barry talks of " 13 scrappers " in the very next post I asked where they were being advertised as I had not been aware of 13 cars in such a condition  . I can be a bit brief but battling with iPhone and it's constantly changing my words to something quite different . On this occasion I thought it fairly straightforward . Errr  :)
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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #53 on: December 20, 2014, 12:35:20 PM »
Errrr, Well we know where the scrappers are. Its my guess anyway that they will be scrapped.

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #54 on: December 20, 2014, 12:44:38 PM »
I am now confused. These cars are reported as 'heavy'. Yet they are made out of left over oil tins and were powered by 50cc engines offering 47 flat out in original form. They contain no batteries, so where is the weight coming from? Something does not add up unless they have humongous electric motors in them. Are these, in fact, the lightest forklift trucks ever made?

To answer Barry's question. I think. It's because they are there.
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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #55 on: December 20, 2014, 12:58:04 PM »
If you look at the pictures on ebay one of the shots shows the batteries in the car or do my eyes deceive me? If enough of them have batteries , there is the scrap value.
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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #56 on: December 20, 2014, 01:12:00 PM »
I didn't see one battery in the cars I could get at , the picture on eBay is the circuit board that looks like a battery , seems the battery's go under the seat , when I say heavy I mean it's hard work for 2 people to lift up the rear with the gearbox and motor in but doable,  but there's not much to get a good hold of and mud might of made it harder or perhaps I'm a whimp who knows , my opinion the roofs that have been jumped on are not creased so would pop out with a rubber hammer , one car has battered panels and a door bent open but rest are ok really for cars that have sat for years

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #57 on: December 20, 2014, 01:22:29 PM »
Ahh, I stand corrected.

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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #58 on: December 20, 2014, 06:42:40 PM »
No, You stand as charged, Bob. Oh, ho ho Mother, I am so funny!

No it will be the motors, I expect. Heavy even in more modern form. If there is only wibberly wobberly bits to lift then twice the hassle.
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Re: 13 Ligiers on eBay
« Reply #59 on: December 20, 2014, 11:03:00 PM »
Will I be sent down to the cells?  Charged with assault and battery? ;)