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#1 OFFLINE   Torsten2001

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Posted 14 November 2008 - 11:19 PM

New! Free! 3 small wheels! Not working!
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Posted 14 November 2008 - 11:51 PM

Burn it! :D

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 01:35 AM

cut the roof off turn it into a mobile flowerbed :wink:

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 03:56 AM

Save it!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:01 AM

Turn it into a Starsky and Hutch replica! Or the Dukes' Challenger! Mr Beans Mini! KITT! BttF DeLorean!

#6 OFFLINE   nigel bickle

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:01 AM

Oh for God's sake. Guess someone here had to have one at sometime -glad its not me (I prefer the Regal van!)Go on then -plans?
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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:11 AM

STUNNING!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:18 AM

I concur with Mr.Bickle..Regal all the way! I had a Regal saloon once. GR8 4 2wheelin and good for 85mph!

#9 OFFLINE   Torsten2001

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 10:51 AM

ffs it was free! Plans are to get it working, umm, then brush paint it carefully in the same blue!

#10 OFFLINE   Richard

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 10:57 AM

What isn't working about it?

#11 OFFLINE   Torsten2001

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 11:31 AM

the engine mainly! It's been unloved since about 2002, I'm going to try and give it a spot of love over the weekend!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 11:31 AM

I thought all of these had been smashed up or painted yellow by now, it's surprising that one as shonky looking as that has survived!Save it!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 11:48 AM

Nasty! Still deserves saving though!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 12:42 PM

They used to be popular as winter transport for bikers but that sort of biker is an endangered species now.

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 01:15 PM

the engine mainly! It's been unloved since about 2002, I'm going to try and give it a spot of love over the weekend!

£20 worth of petrol, good wire brush and a strong diesel engine... ohhh can i come play :lol:

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 01:35 PM

I think it needs a Harvey Frost on the back. Honest. No really
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Posted 15 November 2008 - 02:00 PM

Mayor of London announced last month that all bus lanes in the city will now allow motorbikes and 3 wheelers in there.

GR8 for getting about town and passing G-Wizz owners :twisted:

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 03:26 PM

hahaha thats quality if true a geat advantage to three wheel ownership

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 04:57 PM

My dad had one of these when I was 12. I hate them!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 08:45 PM

My dad had one of these when I was 12. I hate them!

I felt the same about my Dads Daniel O'Donnell collection

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 08:54 PM

My dad had one of these when I was 12. I hate them!

I felt the same about my Dads Daniel O'Donnell collection

In my case its his Johnny Mathis collection, but I still think the Tripod will be a hoot. Save it!
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#22 OFFLINE   Torsten2001

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:02 PM

Johnny had his moments, Daniel didn't but the Rialto has been saved for the nation!

#23 OFFLINE   Albert Ross

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:17 PM

Leave a space hopper on the passenger seat............it will make it look like a whistle!
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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:49 PM

Hey! To hell with the dissenters. Do it up! Free cars, and especially interesting ones always deserve a second chance - in my book...I say punk it up. Matt black paint. Ratty netting. Spikes. Mad Max to the max!

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 10:58 PM

Turn it into a chopper. There's a matt black one in Hull - head north for inspiration :D
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#26 OFFLINE   andrew e

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 07:57 AM

I'd recreate the 6 wheeled Panther six with it. Saying that I'm having turps for breakfast, with a white lightning chaser [hic].

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 08:52 AM

I'd recreate the 6 wheeled Panther six with it. Saying that I'm having turps for breakfast, with a white lightning chaser [hic].

I could do that by glueing two together, back to back!

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 12:15 PM

I look forward to seeing it running again. TOP WORK Mr T.
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 12:18 PM

My dad had one of these when I was 12. I hate them!

Jesus what a cruel bastard. And I thought I had it bad being carted about in an FSO Polonez.

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 12:33 PM

My dad had one of these when I was 12. I hate them!

Jesus what a cruel bastard. And I thought I had it bad being carted about in an FSO Polonez.

I claim a white Renault 12 with the rampant rust hand painted with red oxide like some sort of bizzare teenage acne. Parents can be so cruel.. I feel another thread coming on.
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