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Hey why not. Love them seats.



People have been doing unseemly and uncouth things with Silver Shadows for generations. A privateer even entered one into the 1970 London-Mexico World Cup rally, which annoyed Rolls-Royce no end. But drifting? Now that's quite a statement...
This car was built by UK outfit Z Cars for top drift looper Shane Lynch (yes, him off Boyzone), with the interior reworked by Project Kahn to fuse a bizarre mix of the luxurious and the competition-oriented. It's running Air Lift’s new 3H air-ride system, which explains how those wide steels sit so cosily within the extended arches, and the body's been extensively smoothed and simplified. Power-wise, it's all as R-R intended; the 6.7-litre V8 remains, as does the stock gearbox, although this has been tightened up with a JW shift kit and B&M Pro Ratchet shifter. Probably the coolest element of the thing, though, is the custom billet handbrake lever. Just look at the bloody size of the thing!
Mad car. Totally bonkers. We should all be very glad that this exists.







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1979 car, originally painted in blue color failed MOT for the following reasons:

Extensive corrosion

Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid (8.2.3)

Horn not working (1.6.2a)

Side repeater missing both (1.4.A.2b)

front Direction indicators incorrect colour (1.4.A.2f)

offside Rear position lamp(s) adversely affected by the operation of another lamp (1.1.A.3f)

Headlamp aim too low both (1.8)

Brake hydraulic reservoir fluid level below minimum level (3.6.G.1b)

Speedometer clearly inoperative (6.7.2)

Power steering component(s) leaking steering rack (2.3.3b)

offside Track rod end ball joint dust cover missing (2.2.C.1c)

Advisory notice item(s)*

nearside front Brake pipe slightly corroded both to caliper (3.6.B.2c)

offside front Brake pipe slightly corroded both to caliper (3.6.B.2c)

nearside front Brake pipe slightly corroded both to flexi (3.6.B.2c)

nearside front upper Suspension arm has slight play in a ball joint (2.4.G.2)

offside front upper Suspension arm has slight play in a ball joint (2.4.G.2)

nearside rear Drive shaft uj which forms part of the suspension has slight play in a universal joint (2.4.G.4b)

Nice to see it somehow was salvaged from the breakers.

Not sure if being a zombie is considered living though.


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