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This can't be good, sub £1000 mgf's and tf's have already disappeared off autotrader for us diy'ers.

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Depending on built date of course, but yeah, possibly that few number of days.

In Canada, we have been able to import and enjoy the F since later 2010. There are already around 20 1995 MGFs in Canada, many of which were built in that original batch of 200 (one of ours being one of those cars). There maybe more than 100 MGF/TFs here in Canada already. The oldest production MGF, aside from #1 in a museum, is already in Canada.

I have a number of MG-friends that are looking into getting an early F.

So, yeah, I imagine you are going to see a number of early Fs being exported to the US over the next year.
 

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I had always wondered what had happened to vin 000252 mowog73! Is it currently being used in Canada?
 

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000257 is the oldest one here (my wording above may not have been clear) and it is currently in storage.

The second oldest in Canada, 000309, which is in possession of my wife is normally used a lot during spring to fall (except for this summer).

There are already a few F/TFs in the US, 6 that I am aware of, along with a number of RV8 arriving now, and a splattering of ZS/ZT/75s.
 

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Oh I’m sorry, I miss understood. I always wanted to find 000252 but I feel that it may now be long gone.
Hopefully we aren’t going to be loosing too many Fs 😉
 

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This can't be good, sub £1000 mgf's and tf's have already disappeared off autotrader for us diy'ers.

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But it could help some of the UK MGF parts suppliers stay in business. And it may also get some of the USA traders that make amazing modifications for the likes of MX5, 240Z and GTR's to look at the MGF. They would have to work hard to beat people like MS, KMaps and VHS though.
 

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If it stops MGFs going to the scrappers and keeps suppliers in business, it is a positive move.
Definitely agree that too many are still being scrapped and another counties demand would raise prices and hopefully stop that. The F specialists that I have spoken with seem to be doing well and still keeping busy, which is encouraging.
Its only fair that we should share this car with other counties .... just not too many 😉
 

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I know in the long term it's a good thing and my heart sinks when I see the words breaking, scrappage and scheme.

I'd keep them all if I could.

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The US has a history of customisation so it will be interesting to see what they do to these cars. Watching a 1995/6 Rover technical video on the VVC (it really is a very clever piece of technology and engineering), it will be interesting to see how the owners get on with the techno (especially if they want to keep the original elastic suspension...)
 

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I know in the long term it's a good thing and my heart sinks when I see the words breaking, scrappage and scheme.

I'd keep them all if I could.

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I know exactly what you mean ... my family has 8 Fs but we can’t save them all. All we can do is keep using them and showing people what fun cars they are 👍🏻
 
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