V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

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Shaughn
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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Fri 30 Dec 2016, 21:56

ZA Perana wrote:
Shaughn wrote:It is a 4 speed manual transmission. Apparently bought from dealers and then went in to be customized and has never been on the road, just in a garage


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If I had R100 for every time I have been told the bold part I would be incredibly wealthy. I call the seller out on that one to be honest, there has only been ONE occasion when I found this to be true and it was a Firenza driven on trade plates for 30+ years.

The car itself seems to be fairly decent based on the pictures, find out what diff it has because the standard 3 litre diff wont work well, the final drive ratio will be too short.

Ask the seller if it has a toploader gearbox.
Thank you, getting more info after the 3rd.


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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Sat 31 Dec 2016, 11:37

After much debate i am buying the car, after seeing the other ones out there and the prices

R25 000
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R30 000
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I would say i am getting a good deal as i got it down to R40k and it runs, rust free etc etc

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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by ZA Perana » Sat 31 Dec 2016, 18:42

Shaughn wrote:After much debate i am buying the car, after seeing the other ones out there and the prices

R25 000
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R30 000
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I would say i am getting a good deal as i got it down to R40k and it runs, rust free etc etc
Coupe does look interesting as a restoration project..
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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Sat 31 Dec 2016, 18:43

http://www.junkmail.co.za/motoring/clas ... s/62573118

here's 10 of them if you need spares :)

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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Sun 01 Jan 2017, 19:05

On the paperwork

VIN NO: 36213217121
Engine no: BG1190

pick it up on the 9th then i can go through it proper and post better pics.

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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by zahistorics » Mon 02 Jan 2017, 14:28

Whatever a 3.0 in same condition is worth, plus 10% - 15% extra.

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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Wed 04 Jan 2017, 13:59

Just want to say thanks to everyone who pitched in with advice and info, also via PM. Really is appreciated.

It may or may not be a car for the true "Perana" fans. But i hope when i get it on the 11th i can shed as much light as possible on the origins for those who are interested.
If it is NOT a Basil Green etc, i am not phased as it is still a sick Muscle car and to be honest, thats all i want right now. \m/

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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Sun 08 Jan 2017, 16:37

Tomorrow I at least get to post this in "cars I own" and shed more light on the car for those who are interested


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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by Shaughn » Mon 09 Jan 2017, 12:42

I walked away from the sale today and had to cancel the collection of the car, the engine is not matching the paperwork and the car is actually badly put together upon much closer inspection..

the search continues, wasted two days here in jhb but at least i never bought a lemon..

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Re: V8 Grenada , Perana - Pre Purchase help

Post by ters » Mon 09 Jan 2017, 15:19

:( The right one will come along....hang in there.

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