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i prefered the mini.
 

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:drool:
 

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Doesn't say whether the engine and transmission are genuine model T (ie two speed semi auto) because that is what TS are all about (IMO) if it is a proper T then I will be round your house for second drive!
 

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Still liking this a lot, albeit it's a bit pricey.

Am waiting for a reply reading the gearbox...... I went for a ride in the 1915 T at the Ford Heritage Centre
two weeks ago and the gear changing procedure was amazing! form memory you use the handbrake to hold it in low
gear and one of the foot pedal to switch between High and Low, one pedal is for reverse and the third is the brake, the
was on the steering column. Ifs it's like that, I will have to learn to drive all over again.
 

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Go for it.

From the pictures it look like it's got the original drive live. The listing also states 'kevlar' band these are much stronger than the original cotton band linings which you can soon wear out by slipping the pedals, that said kevlar can generate a lot of heat on the drums which are prone to cracking.

The handbrake can hold the clutch pedal in neutral - the middle , press the pedal all of the way down for low, release the handbrake, let the pedal all the way up and you're in top. The middle pedal is reverse, the right pedal is the trans brake - you can use any pedal to slow down. Right steering column lever is the throttle, left is the timing advance and retard, also looks like it's running the original trembler coils albeit new plastic ones.

T speedsters are great fun!
 

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The handbrake can hold the clutch pedal in neutral - the middle , press the pedal all of the way down for low, release the handbrake, let the pedal all the way up and your in top. The middle pedal is reverse, the right pedal is the trans brake - you can use any pedal to slow down. Right steering column lever is the throttle, left is the timing advance and retard, !
My (and Scafs) Grandad learned to drive in a TT and I remember when I learned to drive he was explaining how to drive a T.
I often wonder when was the last time someone took their driving test in one!
 

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Must be just me then, wouldn't give it a second look. mind you, got a mate with an austin 7 special, think that's rubbish too. especially for the value it seems to be worth.
 

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What colours are you thinking !
i like pastel shades , so something along the lines of creamy beiges, with a splash of very pale vintage harley green here and there, gold and red number draped on the back, a few brass catches -clips , brass horn, brass fire extinguisher etc, get seat done properly-wont take much to turn it into 12-14k
 

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Sorting the seat would definitely be a priority and I would want to lose the checker plate and replace with something more period the catches latches type stuff is well within my capability and the colour as can decide, but it certainly need a number.

I can't get to see it before the auction ends so if I do bid, I will be bidding blind.
 

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Sorting the seat would definitely be a priority and I would want to lose the checker plate and replace with something more period the catches latches type stuff is well within my capability and the colour as can decide, but it certainly need a number.

I can't get to see it before the auction ends so if I do bid, I will be bidding blind.
hate chequer plate on anything, for the sake of a piece of shaped brass, those bits of detail make all the difference, looks like a simple lil project there, good luck if you have a stab at it, certainly different
 

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Personally I would get him to register it before I bought it, if it's ready to register why not do it?
 
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