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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2013, 08:53:43 PM »
That looks very well!

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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013, 07:52:07 AM »
For 150k miles that looks nice and well worth looking after. Dont let the rust get out of hand. I'm close by in Nordelph with a black estate, so i'll keep an eye open for you. I've had Carltons for over 25 years so if you have any questions drop me a pm.

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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2013, 11:01:19 AM »
looks very nice well done.

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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2013, 08:43:52 PM »
i have been keeping an eye open 4 u but as yet havnt seen u about ,my diplomat has only done just over 100,000 just the clock is a replacement as the needle in original kept sticking ,at the moment am fighting to fit a new torsion spring to boot one snapped a week ago .my old girl only comes out to play weekends doesnt like getting dirty .

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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2013, 07:23:53 AM »
i have been keeping an eye open 4 u but as yet havnt seen u about ,my diplomat has only done just over 100,000 just the clock is a replacement as the needle in original kept sticking ,at the moment am fighting to fit a new torsion spring to boot one snapped a week ago .my old girl only comes out to play weekends doesnt like getting dirty .
Same here. Its only been out of the garage about 4 times. I must use it. We regularly go to KL B&Q etc. There ain't many around now! I saw a red estate in Nordelph about 6 months ago and thats it.

100k miles is nothing for the Carlton. I had a few when they were everyday cars and took them all to over 150k miles. Its just the body you have to watch.
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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2013, 05:00:27 PM »
first carlton i had was a gunmetal grey gl salloon done 208000 when i aquired it 4 a ton and it flew with 4 berth caravan behind and was only a 2 litre think it was a 89 model,we dont travel to much in your direction usually round coast or a17 a47 a10 and u r right about scarce like decent ale in wisbeach ha ha. keep ya eyes open .

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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2013, 07:32:38 PM »
Very nice, do like a clean Carlton saloon ;)

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Re: copper diplomat
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2013, 07:36:37 PM »
Thats very nice. Looks like my favorite blue as well !.
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