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What's under the cover ?

Discussion in 'Autocare, Detailing, Valet, Product reviews' started by Morethanpolish, Sep 28, 2017.

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    This ones easy - on the face of it.. the devil is in the detail...
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    Yep.
     
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    One of my Favourites :)
     
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    ok, ill ask, how do you know its a V12?

    but definitely E-type roadster. looking at the vertical headlights id say a series 3 version
     
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    It was the depth of the air intake/grille, the headlights are not faired in, by that I mean they are not streamlined by a glass cowling over them. Those were the clues as far as I was concerned. There are possibly other clues but they were the ones that made me think V12
    The main clue Pete, is the depth of the air intake/grille :)
     
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    There were very few S3s made without the V12 so balance of probability for me.
     
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    fair enough. I just thought the bigger grille and headlights was a series 3 thing. saying that, the 4.2 I drove (1967 registered so I'm guessing a series 1) was plenty quick enough, especially considering it was 8 years older than me! no idea how much faster (where it matters rather than outright top speed) the V12 was, but it drove amazingly well for (at the time) a car almost 40 years old and one that had WORKED for its keep (it had a TOWBAR on it and was used by the farmer to tow a trailer to auction in its early days!!!)

    I couldn't believe my eyes when the guy who had owned it (either personally or within the family) from new sold it for a 3.0 Marcos!!!
     
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    Have I missed something, there doesn't seem to have been a conclusion to this thread as to what I assume to be the final reveal ? :confused:
     
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    Sorry - I've been on holiday so all a bit of a panic just before. Its a S3 V12
     

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