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#1771 OFFLINE   Bfg

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 10:26 AM

 I've had the Wind already.

 

Okey  :shock:   but is that something we really needed to know ?  Sprouts over Christmas have that affect on a lot of folk !


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 ...its a bloody motor car  ..not a Fabergé egg. !

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#1772 OFFLINE   bunglebus

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 10:28 AM

Saw one of these yesterday;

 

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A Subaru Levorg apparently


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#1773 OFFLINE   twosmoke300

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 11:24 AM

The logo is like the Toyota starlet . Automotive cockroaches. You just can't kill them . ( cvt aside)
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One of the funniest things ive read on here - RIP Dave

 

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Brilliant... late in for lunch I fired up an off-brand pot noodle and while carrying it to the lounge successfully spilled it all over myself, burned the piss out of my hand, soaked my phone with the juice, soaked a load of expense receipts I was also carrying and it hit the hall floor and just fucking exploded....it was literally dripping from the ceiling in my newly decorated hallway. The obvious and considered reaction was to throw an immediate, massive paddy and boot the fucker down the hall while screaming, which has made the whole scenario about 18 times worse.


#1774 OFFLINE   egg

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 01:24 PM

I occasionally spot an imported five door Logo around Manchester:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8786/2828...

That's a really remarkable spot when you think about it! Imported in 2012.

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#1775 OFFLINE   Christine

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 11:34 PM

Alfa Express !

 

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https://www.carandcl....uk/car/C921119


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#1776 OFFLINE   Matt

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 12:00 AM

If you want a Honda Logo then you need to go to Central Scotland. Alan Gold on Flickr has photographed at least 10

 

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 12:25 AM

I saw one of these yesterday. Do t recall ever seeing one before, although that could just be because MODERN
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I saw one of those a couple of weeks back in Spalding when picking up the Audi.  They were sold here as the Accent Atlantic for a brief period between the original Accent finally succumbing to old age and the I20 going on sale.  Only ever as a 3 door.



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Posted 29 December 2017 - 05:31 AM

Ever heard of the StreetScooter (sic)?

 

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Get used to it. Since it's German, it'll soon be the biggest e-car maker in the world rendering the rest insignificant.

It has DHL money behind it, which makes even Elon Musk look like a beach bum.

Another chance missed by the nation that hitherto had a monopoly on milk floats.


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#1779 OFFLINE   Tayne

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 09:59 AM

StreetScooter are also building electric Ford Transits as DHL have done a deal for the supply of Transit gliders.

You have to wonder why none of the big boys said yes when DHL case knocking with an order for 70,000 EV vans.

It always amuses me that e46s vie with the PT Cruiser as the car that's too shit for Autoshite, 

 

 


#1780 OFFLINE   cros

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 06:52 PM

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A couple of old snotters I've not seen before, Jennings bodied Standard 8 and Triumph 9. When I were a boy there were lots of wooden contraptions of this type about, most on their last gasp and riddled with woodworm. My favourites were rebodied ex WW2 stuff. They were hopelessly uneconomical with low compression sidevalve engines and final drive ratios more suited to military conditions.
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#1781 OFFLINE   Pillock

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 08:18 PM

Visibility looks awful, looking out of it must be like peering through a letterbox!

 

You drive a Bentley. Why would you want to look at the outside world?


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#1782 ONLINE   Tadhg Tiogar

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 09:09 PM

I saw this thing a few times in West London. Didn't know it was electric, didn't know it was Chinese. Seems to be the first-ever Chinese car to get over here, and in right-hand-drive.
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F*ck your Subaru, I have a horse outside.
And f*ck your Mitsubishi, I've a horse outside,
If you're lookin' for a ride, I've got a horse outside

#1783 OFFLINE   chaseracer

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 09:16 PM

Seems to be the first-ever Chinese car to get over here, and in right-hand-drive.

 

Aside from a few dozen MGs...  ;)


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#1784 OFFLINE   busmansholiday

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 09:17 PM

I saw this thing a few times in West London. Didn't know it was electric, didn't know it was Chinese.

Seems to be the first-ever Chinese car to get over here, and in right-hand-drive.

BYD, Build Your Dreams, started off as battery manufacturers then got into cars and are into buses in a very big way. Most of the electric buses in London have BYD units under them.

#1785 ONLINE   Tadhg Tiogar

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Posted 31 December 2017 - 09:19 PM

Aside from a few dozen MGs...  ;)


Sorry, I meant one they had designed themselves, rather than taking an existing brand, but I get your point.
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F*ck your Honda Civic, I've a horse outside,
F*ck your Subaru, I have a horse outside.
And f*ck your Mitsubishi, I've a horse outside,
If you're lookin' for a ride, I've got a horse outside

#1786 OFFLINE   Zelandeth

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 01:12 AM

For me the recent one has been the Invacar.  Despite them being *right* up my street, I'd honestly never heard of them until the recent thread on here.

 

Honestly not sure how I managed that...

 

Now I just need to find one.


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Posted 01 January 2018 - 02:18 PM

Less than 12 hours into the year and I did a learn about a car I'd never heard of. This isn't a Triumph Renown. I said it was and the owner corrected me.

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It's actually a Triumph 1800 Town & Country Saloon, the Renown's predecessor that might look the same but is very different underneath. Hands up who thought the Renown was the first post-war Triumph? You're all wrong.


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Always look on the Shite side of life

 

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1972 Renault 6 - genuine garage find

 

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 03:23 PM

Um...This thing!

 

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I have no idea what it is...


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#1789 OFFLINE   Jim Bergerac

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 03:25 PM

Enfield 8000.
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#1790 ONLINE   Tadhg Tiogar

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 03:48 PM

Enfield 8000.


There's an electric dragster version of this somewhere on YouTube.....
F*ck your Honda Civic, I've a horse outside,
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If you're lookin' for a ride, I've got a horse outside

#1791 ONLINE   Junkman

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 08:31 PM

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 08:37 PM

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1979 Mobylette AV89.............................................................running

1992 Mercedes-Benz 230E.....................too bloody sensible, whatever that is
1997 Peugeot 405 2.0 Executive Estate..................now with aircon and brakes


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Posted 01 January 2018 - 09:11 PM

∆∆∆ Thats a right pair of buggerooters you got there.
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Posted 01 January 2018 - 09:48 PM

Enough logo, check this mother. GS, Break, Service. Woah

 

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 12:19 AM

Oil-cooled 800cc radial triple with fwd? Now we're talking!

I didn't think I'd ever heard of that before, but a quick Google shows the more familiar 1200cc version which I have definitely seen. I don't think I knew anything of its mechanical specification, though. Brilliant.
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Posted 02 January 2018 - 10:02 AM

I once suffered badly bruised nuts trying to bump one of these off. I also caught my knackers on the edge of my GS van's seat when jumping aboard after attempting a solo push start.


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Due to the forum censorship rules I can only offer a photo of the van, not the nads.

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 12:39 PM

I once suffered badly bruised nuts trying to bump one of these off. I also caught my knackers on the edge of my GS van's seat when jumping aboard after attempting a solo push start.
 

 

What happened to the 'double entendres' thread?


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Posted 02 January 2018 - 08:59 PM

What happened to the 'double entendres' thread?

 

If you want, we can give you one.


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2003 Citroen Berlingo 2.0HDi - buggering on regardless
1995 Peugeot 205 Inca 1.7D - working
1982 Citroen Dyane 6 - hiding...

AS Midland Massiv - in chod we rust...


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Posted 02 January 2018 - 09:28 PM

Citroen LNA enterprise, which is the 'van' version. Haven't confirmed whether this came in 652cc form yet!

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 09:38 PM

That seat/bulkhead arrangement is brilliant.


2009 Cannondale Quick CX - too much like hard work
2003 Citroen Berlingo 2.0HDi - buggering on regardless
1995 Peugeot 205 Inca 1.7D - working
1982 Citroen Dyane 6 - hiding...

AS Midland Massiv - in chod we rust...





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