West Lothian (Scotland)

MarcB

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Poor car.

Seriously cover in bird sh*t , Very bad lacquer peel at the back end and badly faded.
Rear bumper held with gaffer tape.
Bonnet been replaced.


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A perfect candidate for a liberal application of some 'barn find dust' followed by an appearance on Collecting Cars. ;)

The VRN isn't bringing up which number Trophy this is sadly, so we're a bit in the dark on that score.
 

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Spotted around 10mins away from where I spotted it today back in 2017.

There is honestly NO lacquer on the rear 1/4 or back end at all.

Look at the 1/4 and drivers door


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Spotted around 10mins away from where I spotted it today back in 2017.

There is honestly NO lacquer on the rear 1/4 or back end at all.

Look at the 1/4 and drivers door

Looks like they've at least repainted the mirror caps some time in the last 7 years, and updated the gaffer tape! :LOL:

ETA: I think you need to stalk the owner @MarcB and find out which number it is. ;) (y)
 

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Written off in July 2020 - probably why it looks in such bad shape.

It’s only had 3 owners though which is very low for a Trophy.

Former registration number RN05EAN


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So was all over this car again.
Spotted roughly in the same place and still has original front Sachs on the front.

No lacquer on the whole rear and the roof is a mess.
Inside is very dirty and very very worn out and it’s full of rubbish from shoes, screen wash bottles and bags.
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So this car is still sitting in the same spot.

I done some digging last night trying to find out who the owner or the garage was that had it.
I was met by an old pikey with an Irish accent, 2 lads around the age of 11 asking what I was doing and 2 Romanians rebuilding 2 white MK4 Clios into one.

Unfortunately The car is in an area where there is A) A lot of travellers B) Units doing Cut & Shut jobs C) A lot of young Eastern European guys working at 2am in car parks D) There must in excess of well over 200+ cars crashed & scrap cars within this large complex (It was an old crips factory years ago)

The car body is bad, Really really bad but on the + side it still has everything on it, Sachs, Spoiler, Seats, Trophy wheels, washer jets.



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Still,its a real pity to see something like that in that sort of state.

And by the sounds of your investigations Marc,it might be very lucky to escape that particular area in one piece,or as Renault intended!!
 

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So we have a massive update.
Found the owner of the car after another hour of bobbing about dodgy units and things.

The owner is a very nice guy, knows exactly what he has got and what it is.
Has had some work done to it and he has spare parts , bumpers along with other things.

He gave me a price of it as it stands and also a price once it’s fully fixed as he does plan to fix it.

He also told me he “thinks” the car number is 88 but he definitely said it’s in the 80s.
 
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