TVR Giffith 500 Body off nut and bolt restoration, retrimmed, full respray
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Sale price: £24,000.00
Car location: United Kingdom
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Item Features TVR Giffith 500:
|Used: An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions– opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition||Year:||1998|
|Mileage:||48867||Reg. Mark:||S*** *** Get the Vehicle Status Report|
|Body Type:||Sports||Engine Size:||4997|
|Colour:||BLUE||Previous owners (excl. current):||7|
This Griffith is finished in Imperial Blue with a magnolia full hide interior! The roof is trimmed in black Mohair. The interior is enhanced by the full range of Leven aluminium technology.
It has the “optional” power assisted steering and the optional full leather seats and headrests.
The car had a full body off restoration over the winter of 2012/13. This process included new outriggers, which were properly engineered into position, rather than just “cut and sleeved” into place. The chassis, outriggers and wishbones were all shot blasted, then zinc primed, then finished in 2 coats of 2 pack paint. The underside of the chassis was then protected with clear under seal.
A “Full nut and bolt restoration” continued on into 2013. It included removal of the PreCats and ceramic chrome refinishing of the exhausts - inside and out. The engine bay was fully worked through (see the photo!). The engine was equipped with smooth bore hoses and stainless water pipes and the rocker covers and plenum were ceramic painted. The car was treated to a 7” headlamp upgrade with new Perspex covers. And an HID conversion to the main and dipped headlamps was carried out. Protective Perspex covers were fitted to the intake - mounted driving lamps. It also had a new AP clutch, cover and thrust bearing fitted.In October 2016 the car had a full respray to a very high standard and the paintwork remains immaculate.
The car has also recently benefited from new discs and pads all around, and new original specification rear light clusters.
It has been serviced conscientiously (see records below). And it is fitted with an aluminium radiator, it has an ACT induction hose kit and the immaculate recently refinished alloys are fitted with new Toyo Proxes T1R fitted 600 miles ago. At the same time new Nitron suspension was fitted.
This TVR has a fully stamped service record and all paperwork and service invoices are available for the last 13 years. It has been subjected to a “Hawk-Eyed” Str8six PDI. And, and a full Geo set up carried out in 2016
Overall mileage – 48,867
MOT until August 2020
The Service record is listed below:
03 Nov 98 - Delivery - PDI service/Portfield Sports & Classic
13 Jan 99 - 999 miles - 1,000 service/Portfield Sports & Classic
08 Sept 99 - 3,725 miles - PDI/Mole Valley TVR
31 May 00 - 11,543 miles - 12,000 service/HR Owen London
07 Jan 02 - 18,633 miles - 6,000 service/G&M Autos TVR
02 May 03 - 20,549 miles - 12,000 service/Arkley TVR Barnet
19 May 04 - 22,104 miles - 6,000 service/Fernhurst Motor Co
06 May 05 - 24,382 miles - 12,000 service/Offord Motor Co
08 Jan 07 - 27,136 miles - 6,000 service/Sebring Intl TVR
04 March 08 - 30,354 miles - 12,000 service/Sebring Intl TVR
06 May 09 - 32,823 miles - 6,000 service/Sebring Intl TVR
13 May 10 - 35,716 miles - 12,000 service/Sebring Intl TVR
08 April 13 - 39,338 miles - 6,000 service/Mat Smith Sports Cars
Body Off Chassis Refurb - Nut & Bolt Restoration in 2013
19 Nov 14 - 43,537 miles - 12,000 service/Mat Smith Sports Cars
14 Apr 16 - 45,949 miles - 12,000 service/Mat Smith Sports Cars
25 August 2016 47,604 miles - PDI & Revisit 12,000 service/Str8six TVR
25 November 2017 48,205 miles - Low mileage service TrackvRoad, new Toyo tyresc and Nitron shocks fitted, set 4 wheel geometry.
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