[ROVERNET - UK] Re: Rover SD1 Vanden plas for sale (Andrew Moss)

Jess Rainey jrainey at monarch.net
Thu May 18 04:07:58 BST 2006

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>Hi Andrew,

I have to admit that I'm intrigued by a Vanden Plas SD1 as well, 
particularly if you have the parts to convert it to a left hand drive... 
right hand drive can be a novelty in the North American market, but in 
practical terms can be a bit fussy when driving those North American 
highways and byways!

I'm in British Columbia so importing wouldn't be an issue.  You don't know 
of anything that would cause it to fail a provincial inspection?  At this 
point I'm probably just curious, but you never know!  I'll give you a call.

Jess Rainey
Terrace, BC
1980 SD1
1968 2000TC
1966 2000SC
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> Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 13:36:25 -0400
> From: "Andrew Moss" <amoss at xplornet.com>
> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Rover SD1 Vanden plas for sale
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> Hi Glen, Dirk and Dermot,
> Thanks for the interest in the SD1. It looks like we will be moving to
> Australia again later on this year so I do need to sell it before we go.
> I bought the car in Australia in 1998 when we lived there for 4 years.
> When we moved back to Canada, I couldn't bear to see the Vanden Plas go,
> so I rented a 40 foot container and shipped it back. It was quite
> straight forward getting it into the country as it was at least 15 years
> old and didn't have to meet any Canadian safety standards. I do have to
> test it for emissions every two years though which it passed.
> The car is RHD. I did have plans to convert it to LHD and have all the
> parts needed to do this conversion including a newly refinished series 2
> dash board. Unfortunately I haven't had the time to do it. 
> I'll get some pictures up on to my web site in the next week or two.
> I'll let you know when they are available.
> If you are interested and can figure some way of getting into the USA,
> give me a call and we can talk about the price.
> Best regards,
> Andrew
> 613-832-3391

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