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Post by Oaksey » Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:32 pm

Ahh, if it was round this way, that's a regular at a lot of the local shows - the owner always wearing fake Ferrari branded clothing to go with his fake Ferrari vehicle


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Post by philhoward » Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:25 pm

I’ve seen it around the Stoke area a few times - followed me down the Cheadle road (Leek to Meir) around 0800, but headed east down the A50 (I was on my way to Bentley).


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Post by BigBobPilot » Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:57 pm

Two cars I'd never seen or heard of before:

Piper (two of them). I spoke to the owner of the yellow one, there were 90 made from 1968 (or 9) to 1974, with 14 on the road. They are the usual formula of Triumph front suspension, Ford rear axle. The yellow one had a Lotus twin cam, the red one a Ford cross flow
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Then a Bristoi Zagato, I've just looked this up, there were 4 made
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Both the above cars at Kineton Classic monthly meeting, it was was ram packed this month in the glorious sunshine. It's eclectic to say the least, a Ferrari leaving, followed by 2 Bedford trucks
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There was a hot air balloon too, flying over as we were leaving to go for a curry
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Post by Oaksey » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:16 am

I also saw one of these in London although again, maybe a bit of a cheat
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Post by Roger Pennington » Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:19 pm

At the beginning of last week, while driving to Goodwood, I saw a google streetview camera car - parked on a layby (probabably having lunch), so I've probably escaped being snapped!


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Post by philhoward » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:07 pm

Spotted a 1964 (D reg) Singer Gazelle on wedding car duty today. Makes a change from the usual suspects.

Seen a couple of different E types around recently which is also a pleasant surprise.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:08 am

Oaksey wrote:
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I also saw one of these in London although again, maybe a bit of a cheat
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I had a dinky car one of those as a kid, sliding roof iirc and metallic red paint


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Post by manny » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:56 am

Northbound on M42 Sunday ( must have been some motorsport event)..i saw a couple of Audi R8's, with a black sinister Corvette following and then something very shiny.... a black and chrome Buggati Veyron :shock: being 'pursued' by an Audi S3 very close...



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Post by philhoward » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:40 pm

A Mk1 Sierra XR4x4 just had to overtake me this evening - just so I could smell how rich it’s running at the next set of lights..

Oh - and a 1964 Morgan (or a later one with a private plate - it’s hard to tell as they barely changed in about 50 years..).


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Post by scimjim » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:11 pm

Driving back from the workshop at around 7pm I passed an immaculate blue Sunbeam tiger, a very brown 4th gen Toyota Crown (the one with the cool fins across the bonnet wrapping round to the side repeaters) and a red “well used” chrome bumpered MGB GT - there can’t have been a car show here on a Tuesday!!


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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:12 pm

scimjim wrote:
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there can’t have been a car show here on a Tuesday!!
Perhaps the noggin & natter of a local multi-marque club? :)


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Post by Dave 6726 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:56 pm

In Kiev recently. Most cars are as big and modern as you might expect. Lotsa BMW, Merc, Range/Land Rovers, Land Cruisers, etc.
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A few Ladas. This was one of the smartest, a 2107.
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The two-tone was the only classic we saw. Not sure what it is (Opel?); anybody here any ideas?
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Post by David Tew » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:02 pm

Volga, I think.


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Post by Dave 6726 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:01 pm

David Tew wrote:
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Volga, I think.
I think you're right, David. Looks like a Series I (1956-58) judging by the chrome flash at door bottom. (Ref. Wiki)
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Post by scimjim » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:21 pm

Lots of nice stuff this weekend driving to Milton Keynes and back - red Bond Equipe on the A40, AM V8 Vantage on the A34 and a bright yellow Lancia Montecarlo close to home this afternoon stood out - but this at the pub by the canal was just gorgeous
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