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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 10:43 pm 
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Car Model: 99GL C900 Jag XF & FIAT500
thesaabologist wrote:
B686 AJX metallic blue - believed dead, last seen in 2000 with 200k on clock. Last update on gov website 2002.


Certainly looks like its dead :(

I'll ad it to the list.

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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 10:45 pm 
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Location: NETTLEHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE
Car Model: 99GL C900 Jag XF & FIAT500
Roadworthy 8)

C799 KEG - Blue
C847 JAF - Red


Awaiting recommissioning or in storage :)

B553 HNT - Red
B691 HTF - Azure Blue


Dead or Believed Dead :cry:

C112 KEE - Red
C383 UPY - Rose Quartz
B746 EBL - Azure Blue
B438 CET - Silver
B686 AJX - Metallic Blue

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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 8:33 am 
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Car Model: 99GL C900 Jag XF & FIAT500
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My first 90 purchased from a dealer in Truro in 1996 while I was living in Falmouth.

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I ran it for a year before selling it onto a couple who lived in Mylor Bridge just outside Falmouth.

17 years later I travelled back down to Falmouth to buy it back from the same couple I had sold it to.

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The intervening 17 years had not been kind to her and she was in a bit of a state with regards rust. But I ran her for few months before moving her on again.

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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 9:02 am 
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My second 90 was given to me for free.
The condition being I removed her from the owners driveway, where she had been sitting for a year since the clutch had given up and the MOT had expired.
It was in 2007 when scrap prices were that low that people were being charged by scrapyards for collecting cars.

She was a very tidy example so needed saving.

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As well as the clutch she needed a new ball joint and the handbrake adjusting along with a few more minor issues sorting before she gained a fresh MOT.

I ran her for a couple of months before I lost my storage space and had to move her on.

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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 9:12 am 
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My third 90 was purchased purely as a breaker, it looked fine on the outside but was rotten as a pear underneath.

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99's & 90's were fetching very little at the time, so she was broken to keep other 99's & 90's on the road.

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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 9:21 am 
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Car Model: 99GL C900 Jag XF & FIAT500
My last 90 was again a red one.
I'd been offered it after it had been in storage in a barn for a number of years, I did not have the time or space for it.
So I put another UKSaaber on to it and he put it back on the road and ran it for a while.

I then ended up taking it off his hands when he decided to move it on.

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I ran it for a while before swapping it for my current 99 in Jan 2017.

The 90 is currently in storage waiting to be put back on the road again after being laid up for a couple of years.

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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 9:22 am 
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Location: NETTLEHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE
Car Model: 99GL C900 Jag XF & FIAT500
Roadworthy 8)

C799 KEG - Blue
C847 JAF - Red


Awaiting recommissioning or in storage :)

B553 HNT - Red
B691 HTF - Azure Blue


Dead or Believed Dead :cry:

C112 KEE - Red
C383 UPY - Rose Quartz
B746 EBL - Azure Blue
B438 CET - Silver
B686 AJX - Metallic Blue

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