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#331 OFFLINE   mercrocker

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 09:54 AM

They didnt.   British Leyland did.


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#332 ONLINE   Junkman

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 10:01 AM

Wouldn't becoming BL constitute going bust?


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#333 OFFLINE   mitsisigma01

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 10:12 AM

Aldeburgh, looks pretty much the same except it's full of 4×4 that never see mud and a 100 yard long queue for the chippy , the one in Leiston high St is much better
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#334 ONLINE   Junkman

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 10:44 AM

It hasn't changed much.

 

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#335 OFFLINE   Spottedlaurel

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 08:01 PM

I can do Aldeburgh:

 

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Old Postcard - High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk 1980s by Spottedlaurel, on Flickr

 

And when I visited in 2010:

 

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High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk now and then by Spottedlaurel, on Flickr

 

When I saw this rather smart beast parked-up:

 

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1960 Dodge (3700cc) by Spottedlaurel, on Flickr

 

The nearby Moot Hall is a popular one for postcards too:

 

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The Moot Hall, Aldeburgh old postcard early 1970s? by Spottedlaurel, on Flickr

 

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Moot Hall Aldeburgh Suffolk by Spottedlaurel, on Flickr


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#336 OFFLINE   mercrocker

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 09:31 PM

Extra points for plod Corty Estate!


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#337 OFFLINE   Spottedlaurel

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Posted 21 October 2017 - 06:42 AM

Extra points for plod Corty Estate!

 

Probably an unusual thing even then and a bit more than the local panda car? R16 content also, for added Junkman approval.


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The home of one previous owner Japanese cars:

1973 Datsun 1200 B110 2dr; 1980 Laurel 2.4 C230; 1988 Sunny 1.6 LX N13
1992 Camry 2.2GL (definitely just for spares now); 1993 Camry Estate 2.2GL on the road again!!

And a couple of modern Toyotas


#338 ONLINE   Junkman

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 10:58 AM

Some utterly toff chod at the Edelweißspitze:

 

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No idea what it is, though.

Orl modernz luk teh saim m7


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#339 ONLINE   Junkman

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Posted 27 October 2017 - 11:01 AM

Some not so toff chod at Gmünd.

 

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It's this town where one Ferry Porsche started to make weird cars in a little sawmill.


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Posted 28 October 2017 - 08:54 AM

Quakenbrück when Opels were the second most sold cars in Germany.
 
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Needless to say that you can't park there anymore:

 

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But they left the bronze Hitler in place.


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#341 OFFLINE   pshome

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 09:49 AM

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#342 OFFLINE   pshome

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 09:55 AM

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1981 Talbot Tagora Dinin replica
1983 Talbot Tagora SX
1978 504 GL
1977 504 V6 Convertible

1986 505 Turbo Injection

2002 Zafira Diesel

2004 Corolla Diesel

2017 Duster 1.2
1981 Talbot Tagora GLS

1984 505 Turbo Injection
1989 505 SX
1982 Talbot Tagora SX
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#343 OFFLINE   pshome

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 10:02 AM

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1981 Talbot Tagora Dinin replica
1983 Talbot Tagora SX
1978 504 GL
1977 504 V6 Convertible

1986 505 Turbo Injection

2002 Zafira Diesel

2004 Corolla Diesel

2017 Duster 1.2
1981 Talbot Tagora GLS

1984 505 Turbo Injection
1989 505 SX
1982 Talbot Tagora SX
http://www.altefranzosen.de
http://www.504cc.de
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http://www.talbot-tagora.de


#344 OFFLINE   pshome

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 10:09 AM

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1983 Talbot Tagora SX
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1977 504 V6 Convertible

1986 505 Turbo Injection

2002 Zafira Diesel

2004 Corolla Diesel

2017 Duster 1.2
1981 Talbot Tagora GLS

1984 505 Turbo Injection
1989 505 SX
1982 Talbot Tagora SX
http://www.altefranzosen.de
http://www.504cc.de
http://www.talbot-tagora.com
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http://www.talbot-tagora.de


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Posted 28 October 2017 - 10:11 AM

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1981 Talbot Tagora Dinin replica
1983 Talbot Tagora SX
1978 504 GL
1977 504 V6 Convertible

1986 505 Turbo Injection

2002 Zafira Diesel

2004 Corolla Diesel

2017 Duster 1.2
1981 Talbot Tagora GLS

1984 505 Turbo Injection
1989 505 SX
1982 Talbot Tagora SX
http://www.altefranzosen.de
http://www.504cc.de
http://www.talbot-tagora.com
http://www.504forum.de
http://www.talbot-tagora.de


#346 OFFLINE   pshome

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 10:18 AM

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1981 Talbot Tagora Dinin replica
1983 Talbot Tagora SX
1978 504 GL
1977 504 V6 Convertible

1986 505 Turbo Injection

2002 Zafira Diesel

2004 Corolla Diesel

2017 Duster 1.2
1981 Talbot Tagora GLS

1984 505 Turbo Injection
1989 505 SX
1982 Talbot Tagora SX
http://www.altefranzosen.de
http://www.504cc.de
http://www.talbot-tagora.com
http://www.504forum.de
http://www.talbot-tagora.de


#347 OFFLINE   adw1977

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:06 PM

A Sunbeam in Sidmouth (postmarked 1985):

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Dublin, posted early 1970s:

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Chester, (postmarked 1991):

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:08 PM

Mallorca (postmarked 1976):

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Berlin (undated):

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Harlech, postmarked 1999:

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:11 PM

A BMW and three Volkswagens, but a surprising lack of Fords, in Moffat (postmarked 1977):

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Sandwich (postmarked 1970):

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (postmarked 1991):

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:15 PM

Plymouth (postmarked 1985):

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Hardanger, Norway (postmarked 1970):

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Guernsey South Esplanade Bus Terminus complete with BEA office (postmarked 1973):

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:17 PM

Banff Avenue, Canada (postmarked 1989):

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Murchison Highway, Tasmania (postmarked 1984):

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Machynlleth (postmarked 1993):

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:20 PM

Falmouth (postmarked 1982):

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Estartit, Costa Brava (postmarked 1973):

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Fort William (sent early 1970s):

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Newton Stewart (postmarked 1970):

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:23 PM

York (postmarked 1974):

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Criccieth (postmarked 1972):

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Stockton-on-Tees (postmarked 1974):

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A Triumph can't have been a common sight in Monte Gordo, Portugal (postmarked 1995):

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 04:24 PM

If anybody wants the 23 postcards that I've just added, you can have them for the cost of postage, £1.22.



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Posted 28 October 2017 - 11:03 PM

The sunbeam in the river/ford is I think a fiat coupe, surprised if it made it out the other side!
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to much power is just enough & theres more to life than mpg.


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Posted 28 October 2017 - 11:17 PM

The sunbeam in the river/ford is I think a fiat coupe, surprised if it made it out the other side!


If it's a Fiat then it probably dissolved into a pile of rust a week later!

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 11:42 PM

If they're post marked does that mean they've been sent? If they have what do they say?

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 11:47 PM

The sunbeam in the river/ford is I think a fiat coupe, surprised if it made it out the other side!

 

Lancia Flavia 2000.

 

But the rust fears still apply!


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Posted 29 October 2017 - 12:36 AM

If anybody wants the 23 postcards that I've just added, you can have them for the cost of postage, £1.22.

 

If nobody else has said so via PM.....I will gladly have them! 


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Posted 29 October 2017 - 07:36 AM

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