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Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - LARKIN’S BEST BUYS -

The en­gine is ca­pa­ble of huge mileages but can suf­fer from corrosion prob­lems gen­er­ally as­so­ci­ated with al­loy units. watch out for blocked ra­di­a­tors too.

cars rot mer­rily so make the nor­mal checks of floor­pans, sills, wings, whee­larches and floors. Be par­tic­u­larly care­ful of the area around the rear spring hang­ers.

Un­less the car is im­mac­u­late bod­ily, think very care­fully be­fore tak­ing on an ex­am­ple with a sick in­te­rior, as re­fur­bish­ment will cost you a small for­tune.

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