1974 Dolomite Sprint

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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by John F » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:55 pm

I think you got yours for a great price, all things considered.

They're old cars now, most of them will need attention and tidy bodywork might well hide a whole host of bodges & problems.
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by SiC » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:00 pm

That's not helped by them being so cheap for so long. Even now they're still at the bottom of the barrel for 70s stuff, let alone performance 70s.
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by ghosty » Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:13 am

Fuck sake, I could have had that auto Sprint. Why the fuck wasn't it showing up in my searches?

Even in Manchester.

I'm perfectly happy with what I'm looking at though, if not happier.
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by Eddie Honda » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:29 pm

ghosty wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:13 am
auto Sprint
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by Hooli » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:57 pm

Eddie Honda wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:29 pm
ghosty wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:13 am
auto Sprint
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by The Reverend Bluejeans » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:51 am

The Aqua Sprint was colour changed. BL axed Aqua in 1973 and it was Austin Morris only, never Triumph.
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by SiC » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:14 am

Could you ever have custom paint colours out the factory by BL?
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by Junkman » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:15 am

You could at Rover when it was BL.
Eg black and embassy blue for P6es.
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by mercrocker » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:04 am

Fuck knows how long that must have taken 'em. My grandad waited 3 months for a Zircon Blue TC after they kept trying to fob him off with nappy stain colours....
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Re: 1974 Dolomite Sprint

Post by fried onions » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:49 am

There is the Applejack Green VP 1500. It left the factory in that colour. So someone ordered it, and they painted it.
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