[ROVERNET - UK] Rare TCs
kentkinard at verizon.net
Mon Feb 11 03:58:41 GMT 2008
I have one of these that's a parts car. Richard Elliot will probably
wind up with it as I don't intend to move it back to Medina.
S Manwell wrote:
> Hi Dirk,
> You have at least one other rare TC, the red very late 1970 car. It
> is a Series I, but it has many of the features of the Series II
> Federal cars -- sort of a Series 1.5.
> The Series II type features include side marker lights and reflectors,
> turn signal lights below the front bumper, alloy "2000" badges with a
> black background, R-O-V-E-R letters on the lower left of the trunk
> lid, ignition key with steering lock, lighted hazard light switch, all
> (as far as I can tell) of the added Series II emissions components,
> ambla seats with basket weave patterned pleats, and VIN number plate
> on the driver's window sill trim. My photo of the VIN shows
> 859004720 -- this is very close to the end of the 4987-car production
> run. I forget what month in 1970 it was built -- April or June I
> think. The only other very late Series I with these features that I
> have seen is Andre Shay's car in Connecticut.
> Dirk Burrowes wrote:
>> I have had a TC 2000 series 11 since 1978 VIN 4350000078A made 12/70
>> om the
>> VIN tag I started a restoration when I was young and dumb got about
>> 1/3 into
>> it and then life took over. I have had it sitting inside a old truck
>> since 1983. I guess I will have to finish it at some point.
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