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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Joining the video embedded to the lorries page a few days ago, is a second collection of 280 British lorry photos, including restored examples, original examples, and a good number of barn/field finds!
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/classic-lorries.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added today, four photographs featuring Triumph's pre-war Gloria saloon, including a line-up of cars seen at Heston Aerodrome.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/triumph-gloria.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
oldmaps shows that Heston's Terminal building was actually where the W-bound services are.
https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/511319/177660/12/100772
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added to the classic pedal cars page, a second of HJ's animations - this time featuring a Tri-ang Police Jeep and a Mk1 Zephyr (I think).
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/pedal-cars.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Price lists for BSA Sunbeam scooters in 1961 and 1962 added in.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/bsa-sunbeam.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Evening all, added to the "dealing with rust" page, a short Youtube review of a liquid rust removal product that I bought and have been experimenting with recently.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/classic_car_article10.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi all, added today, a pre-war snap of an Austin 7 Gordon England Cup model.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/raf_dunmow.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A photo of Amy Mollison (nee Johnson) and her Auburn Speedster, plus another of her Beech Staggerwing, added in today.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/auburn-speedster.htm

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Today's addition is a pre-war photo of a 1932 MG J2, which still shows as being registered (but un-taxed).
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/mg-sports.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added, tips and a video regarding the checking and replacement of Schrader-type inner valve cores.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/tyre-valve-cores.htm

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Rick for this video. I had never looked into the possibility of removing / exchanging the valve cores.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

badhuis wrote:
Thanks Rick for this video. I had never looked into the possibility of removing / exchanging the valve cores.


Coincidentally I found another one that needs swapping out today!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A 1962 photo of F1 team owner Rob Walker and his Facel Vega HK500, added in today.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/facel-vega.htm

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also added, a 1962 photo of a thirty-year-old Austin 7, to the following page.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/austin-7.htm

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New to the collectables section, details of a Castrol oils leaflet from the 1950s.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/castrol.htm

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