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Peter_L



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent, again and great imagination. Could we not have blown up the Bedford Van ?
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Peter_L wrote:
Excellent, again and great imagination. Could we not have blown up the Bedford Van ?


We didn't have anything with removable rear doors, otherwise he probably would have.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

His latest "tribute" vid is based on Starsky & Hutch in the 1970s, complete with Gran Torino, a ratty Lotus Elite, and a period soundtrack!
https://youtu.be/rdX9zG6yFG8

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rick wrote:
His latest "tribute" vid is based on Starsky & Hutch in the 1970s, complete with Gran Torino, a ratty Lotus Elite, and a period soundtrack!
https://youtu.be/rdX9zG6yFG8

RJ


Good imagination there, I particularly like the bonnet slide. Well done !
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Five pre-war photos of a 1934 Riley added in.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/riley.htm

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

To modern times (!) for a moment, and photos of Mk1 Vauxhall Cavaliers from 1976 and 1980. If anyone can plug the gaps I have with photos of other popular cars photographed in the 1970s, please drop me a line.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/vauxhall-cavalier.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Back to the 1920s, and a photograph added in of a large motorcycle meeting in an unknown location.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/motorcycles.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the same decade is this next early photo, of a c1925 Standard tourer.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/1920s-standard.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Latest item of garage-related ephemera relates to a Bideford garage in the 1960s.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/hopkins-garage.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two photos of the Canadian-built version of the Plymouth Valiant station wagon (c1963) added in today.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/plymouth-valiant.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A 1951 snapshot of two coaches pulled over in Bourton-on-the-Water, added to the following page today.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/classic-coaches.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rick:
I got a couple of responses on http://www.sct61.org.uk/msgboard.htm
You'll know which thread it is by the title.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Penman wrote:
Rick:
I got a couple of responses on http://www.sct61.org.uk/msgboard.htm
You'll know which thread it is by the title.


Excellent, thanks, I'll pop an update to the page

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the "I've never seen one of those files", and later than most content on here, a factory-issued photo (with info) of the Carlton Carrera kit-car.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/carlton-carrera.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
As that brochure talks about Dagenham sources for components, it is also surprising that a Luton based company didn't have something to say about it as well.
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