Ever found anything interesting in a used car you have bought?

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I bought an XR3i from a girl (23 ish) and put my hand down to find the seat adjuster and a (unused) tampon rolled out from under the seat.


Were they both Escorts?
 
In my current merc I found 6 cd's all downloaded copies in a foreign language,and biscuit crumbs,the guy loved biscuits,in fact the whole family must have loved them because in every hard to get place I have found crumbs,thought I had the lot but took out the telephone pad a couple of weeks ago and yes more biscuit crumbs.
 
Yes i found lots of information in a Jaguar 3.8 i purchased in the 80s it had been raced at Brooklands with the petrol tank and filler fitted right at the rear of the back window. Not very gain to fill it up with fuel .Also a nice set of wire wheels with Dunlop Sport tyres.
 
I found a storming supercharged 5.4ltr V8 in my CLS... :D
 
Not bought, but a friend of mine asked me to go and clear his car out after writing it off in an accident. Found a pair of ladies skimpies wedged under the rear seat, in a size that confirmed they definitely weren't his girlfriend's.

The car wasn't the only thing that got written off that month.
 
I found a few rounds of .22 ammunition in the back of a Range Rover I bought a few years ago. I took them to the Police, who told me to sling them into a pond.
 
Some ¥100 coins in my Subaru GTB. (Grey import)

A Fleetwood Mack 'Rumours' cassette, and a twirl chocolate bar in the CL500.
 
I tend to find lots and lots of spaghetti under the dashboards of cars in Japan!




of the plastic covered copper kind! :p
 
In my W210 I have found rust in places I didn't know it could exist!
 
When I was about 13, my mate's dad bought a Mk2 Jaaag which had in it an ex-jukebox copy of Edwin Starr's Stop Her on Sight (S.O.S.). At the time my mate's elder brother worked for Dallas Arbiter and brought home a Sound City 120w amp and 4x12 stack which was set up in their parent's front room :crazy:

I was enlisted to hook up their HMV "Hi-Fi"system to play through the Sound City amp which I did. I can still remember that record being played repeatedly at ear-splitting volume in their front room and being able to hear it clearly at least half a mile away. It was loud enough that the whole house vibrated with the bass line to such an extent that even the water in the toilet bowl rippled :D

It remains one of my all time favourite Motown records :thumb:
 
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I brought a Spitfire back in 1979, and found a large pair of scissors between the inner & outer rear wing panels when I stripped it down to address the inherent corrosion problems.
I put them in my tool box, and still have them to this day.! -Brilliant pair of scissors, I've used them to cut everything from sheet steel to the usual materials etc.

Based on the above, I wonder how much we have inadvertently left in vehicles when we have sold them.??
 
I found my talent for driving really really fast in my mk1 3.0 capri, there wasn't very much of it !:D
 
I found a packet of Worcester sauce crisps in the glove box of a rental van if that helps , actually i did find the worst ever cd in my merc a week after I bought it , it was called back to the mix 96 , my mum when I took her to the shops was like wtf are you listening too
 
Bought a ford escape in canada a few years ago - it was a demonstrator previously used by the dealerships son ... Upon checking the centre console found unopened condoms and a small book of poems! I biught an ex passion waggon! Made me chuckle!
 
I brought a Spitfire back in 1979, and found a large pair of scissors between the inner & outer rear wing panels when I stripped it down to address the inherent corrosion problems.


If they're as good as they sound, and given their location, I'd bet they are factory scissors and that they don't make 'em like they used to. :thumb:
 
I found a packet of Worcester sauce crisps in the glove box of a rental van if that helps , actually i did find the worst ever cd in my merc a week after I bought it , it was called back to the mix 96 , my mum when I took her to the shops was like wtf are you listening too ��

Rental van - yes. In the 1st week of this year I hired a van to make a 1400 mile round trip for a couple of errands. I collected the van in the dark evening and headed off. I placed my mobile phone in one of the cup recesses on the dashboard. A few hours later I found the cup holder recess was full of sticky liquid (I presume a soft drink). I stopped at a service area to try and fix the phone which was still on but would not respond to key presses........:doh:
 
I bought a Peugeot 306 cabriolet and in the glove box was a brand new still sealed pair or raybans. Still have them and they're crackers.
 
I found my talent for driving really really fast in my mk1 3.0 capri, there wasn't very much of it !:D

I also found the same in my Capri, back end used to always try and be at the front with a touch of rain.
 
There is a 20p coin stuck in the auto transmission selector gate. Access is impossible and it is nice and shiny and winks when in gear.
 
Where we lived in California, if you bought a used car, you could take it to the Sheriff's Dept. and they would put a drug dog on it, to save you any possible hassles in the future (Officer, that's not mine!*
 

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