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#361886 - 30th Oct 2009 11:56am Alpine trapped!
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No way of getting that out now! frown
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#361934 - 30th Oct 2009 1:15pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: DavidB]
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what on earth has happened there? oshocked

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#361959 - 30th Oct 2009 2:53pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: polo_phil]
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Someone wants that going no were, look at all the razor wire. Such a shame as it looks like a beast. Clean it up and put a cover over her if you have to keep it there frown

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#361971 - 30th Oct 2009 3:13pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: Wheels]
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^ What he said. And then probably died. Apparently, the local chav brigade throw bottles at it from the top.
I've seen loads of examples of 'abandoned' cars, and the owners can be a bit vicious when you enquire. It's a waste if the owner knows about it, but it's his car.

They're really nice looking motors, a member on here has the 90's version:



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#362010 - 30th Oct 2009 5:09pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: DavidB]
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shame there is no way of finding out who owns it and contacting them
be great to save

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#362049 - 30th Oct 2009 7:05pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: minimad5]
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Shame although everything is rescuable. I don't know where that one is but Alpine's are worth serious money in Europe. The A310 wasn't the prettiest but still well worth saving :-(

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#362051 - 30th Oct 2009 8:42pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: AlpineA610Turbo]
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I notice there is also a lock on the steering wheel. Whoever parked it, didn't want it going anywhere!!

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#362974 - 3rd Nov 2009 7:56pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: AlpineA610Turbo]
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hire a crane an lift her out laugh
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#363058 - 3rd Nov 2009 11:27pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: Rickie_Robbo]
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Maybe worthwhile someone going back and trying to see the numberplate, then finding out who owns it from that?


Thats a damn waste of a rare car, and whoever does own it should be ashamed of themselves. Its being greedy and selfish if they are still alive...but if not then my apologies.
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#375284 - 21st Dec 2009 9:59am Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: MGCraig]
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I know a few people who have been to look at this car. The owner wants 5k for it and has told them they can 'get it out themselves!

Is it worth it? Well, it is I believe the only GT pack A310 in the UK and worth anything north of 15k fully refurbished, maybe a fair bit more in Europe. I wouldn't pay that much for it though as the owner doesn't deserve that much leaving a car like that. :-(

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#375339 - 21st Dec 2009 2:17pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: AlpineA610Turbo]
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Hell no. Unfortunately now he Knows theres interest in his car, hell keep hiking the price up as he sees fit. Selfish Idiot...


There must be some kind of law that states the difference between ownership and abandonment! If Not, then why not somad
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#375356 - 21st Dec 2009 3:02pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: AlpineA610Turbo]
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what a waste of a car... I bought a vw splitscreen camper once in Upton, the ol'chap had parked it under his willow tree and left it for 25years.

I had to cut 3 larges branches off to get it out,....

and had to pay him 80 smile
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#375358 - 21st Dec 2009 3:04pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: golfvr]
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Originally Posted By: golfvr
what a waste of a car... I bought a vw splitscreen camper once in Upton, the ol'chap had parked it under his willow tree and left it for 25years.

I had to cut 3 larges branches off to get it out,....

and had to pay him 80 smile


Wow... what happened to it?

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#375363 - 21st Dec 2009 3:15pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: polo_phil]
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Sold it for 400ish- to help fund my 1835cc twin 45 race engine smile

It was a '59 combi camper, bottom 6" all the way around was rotten, but the same van would be worth 5-6k now frown
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#375383 - 21st Dec 2009 4:36pm Re: Alpine trapped! [Re: golfvr]
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It was probably in a better condition than the one in this story...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/clas...tery-grave.html

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