at the end of the rainbow...

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at the end of the rainbow...

Post by 3nero » 1st April 2012 - 8:52pm

...there is a pot of gold

In the 4 years i've owned my 412 i've heard many stories and legends about another 412 residing somewhere in the midlands, however the exact location was always vague, and many hours of driving down country lanes always lead to disappointment. A few weeks ago a friend rang me and said a friend of his had offered him a 412 for very little money, before he even told me where it was i allready knew this was the car i had heard all the stories about. phone numbers where exchanged and today i set out with camera in hand and finally
tracked down this legend of a car. when i finally laid eyes on it i think i let out a little bit of wee :D (but i did have 2 red bulls and a 2 hour drive without stopping)

So here it is, the last Irish fast back...



Image variant is no longer the last irish 412 :D

Of course i bought it :oops: (how could i not?)


the owner of this car reckons he knows where there is another one in hiding. wait for years for one 412 and 2 come along together :roll: The hunt is not over yet :ninja:
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Re: at the end of the rainbow...

Post by kps70 » 20th June 2012 - 6:24pm

very cool - another 4 door 412 appears. Looks repairable?

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Re: at the end of the rainbow...

Post by JSR-69 » 20th June 2012 - 7:45pm

Anything is repairable if you throw enough love and care at it!

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Re: at the end of the rainbow...

Post by Uncle S » 10th November 2012 - 12:05pm

When I read rainbow, I was thinking about something like this:


:unibrow: :unibrow: :p

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Re: at the end of the rainbow...

Post by rickycox » 10th November 2012 - 3:52pm

lol...BMW badge on the nose looks...interesting !
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Re: at the end of the rainbow...

Post by shawn71 » 10th November 2012 - 7:10pm

Not so sure oabout that one BUT there is at least 10 others in that picture AMAZING...

I am going to have to attend one of these meets at some point in the future
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