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#61 OFFLINE   Ghosty

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 07:16 PM

When I was on the Lakeland meet, a few things were spotted.

 

-Lotus Europa

-XR4i

-some sort of moped on a G suffix (1968/9) doing 50+mph on the M6, and overtaking people

-Lotus Elite

-red ph.2 BX estate being flatbedded up the M6

-drift spec S13 Silvia

-Danish registered TVR Cerbera in the museum car park

-P5B coupe outside someone's house in a village

-giffer owned Chevette

-Fiat Coupe in Keswick town centre that didn't look like it'd moved for a bit

 

I was following a pretty fast Piazza back down the M6/M61 for quite a while too... ;)


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#62 OFFLINE   Asimo

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 09:31 AM

Shining like a pogweasled star amongst all the monochrome Bentleys and Range Rovers in the residents parking area outside the London Science museum -

 

an E-reg,red Nissan Prairie! 



#63 ONLINE   MorrisItalSLX

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 10:05 AM

Drove past a turquoise Holden (Vauxhall) Frontera Sport with some serious lacquer peel. Never seen one in the flesh before and I hope to never see one again in the future.

 

Also, a Mercedes 300SL Convertible HOONED past me at eleventy-million kilometers per hour. Would love to see it again in the future as I think it is a local car.


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#64 OFFLINE   Mr A Lawrence

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 10:15 AM

Past few days when I've been out n about I've seen the following....

B reg mk4 escrote
Range Rover classic
About 7 lotus 7 type cars all on Baltic reg plates
Mint Vauxhall cavalier H reg
Old Mini Cooper s rally car absolutely flying between Denbigh and trefnant.
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#65 OFFLINE   D Spares & Tyres

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 11:35 AM

Leyland FG (show-knees)


Parked in a field and used as an advertisement hoarding near Thetford, Norfolk

Seems a shame, poor old truck

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 11:40 AM

I noticed I was being followed by a DeLorean the other day. It made me wonder if the driver was thinking 'blimey, I'm following an XM estate, you don't see many of those about nowadays'


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#67 OFFLINE   HillmanImp

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 11:57 AM

I just saw a bronze 68/69 Lamborghini Espada driving down Wellington street in Leeds. Nearly spaffed in mi trollies.


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#68 OFFLINE   LessThanEqual

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Posted 22 July 2017 - 01:25 PM

Just saw P947SDU and Junkman at a Mcdonald's in Lincolnshire near Wisbech. Was too shocked to take a picture.

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Posted 28 July 2017 - 08:55 PM

I had do do a little research into what the fuck I saw on my way home through Northwich yesterday. I knew it was huge, air cooled, and communistical - and thanks to the internet, I now know it was a Tatra 603.
If I hadn't sat and totally gawped at its alien appearance for so long, I may have had the presence of mind to take a picture of it.
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Posted 29 July 2017 - 12:09 PM

A Smart Car, not exciting in itself, but it was towing a trailer!

Admittedly a very small trailer and the "towbar" looked to be a strip of angle iron bolted across the rear plastic bumper, I'm assuming there is some metal behind it.

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 05:51 PM

Silver 200SX near the hospital in Wakefield today. Looked very well looked after no jdm messing.

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 03:20 AM

 Junkman... Lincolnshire

 

Lincolnshire?

 

Must have been a ghost.


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Posted 03 August 2017 - 11:45 PM

Lovely* Green maestro van this morning then something I can't remember now...

Took Fiesta home changed to Frontera and bugger me passe a gold mk2 Fiesta coming the opposite way, would have been much excitement!

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 11:50 PM

C reg 740GLE saloon in doom blue with grey tweed interior being driven through central Manchester by an old Chinese guy. Seen it a couple of times now, need to get a picture at some point if I can. Plate is C222***, can't remember the last bit.


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#75 OFFLINE   AlabamaShrimp

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Posted 04 August 2017 - 11:04 AM

Just seen a green Rialto van, T reg. Didn't know they came in van shape.
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Posted 04 August 2017 - 11:14 AM

Red Lotus Elan (proper one) A90 Nth of Abz on Wed afternoon. Before the rain.

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Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:19 PM

With a fair old queue of traffic behind it, a Consul Cortina (656WYD) was rolling gently along the A487 this morning.



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Posted 05 August 2017 - 03:30 PM

Just spotted a Mk1 Clio.
On a flippin' H plate!!

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 08:04 PM

Not travelling at 88 mph along the A478, a silver F-plate Scirocco Mk2 with a variety of "Back To The Future" lookey-like accessories attached to it.



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Posted 07 August 2017 - 11:35 PM

On Saturday I spotted:

  • Cherry Turbo
  • Beta HPE in metallic beige

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1994 Volvo 850 T5 - brittle plastic turbo bikewagon

1991 Honda Civic GL - smells nice

2009 Mini Cooper S - Mother Ghosty's

 

Done with chopping and changing. Next car I buy will be a '78 Caprice Classic.

 

 


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Posted 08 August 2017 - 07:59 AM

Anyone know anything about the Exeter city council black Rover 75 limo? Usually badly parked on the pavement outside Guildhall with quite a few parking dents. Haven't seen it in a while. Would be sad if it's been retired. If anything would motivate me to get into local politics...

#82 OFFLINE   tooSavvy

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 09:30 AM

Total WTF outside MakkieD, Byker last night....

Creamy white 'L reg' Datsun LAUREL (had a L logo grille badge & hubcaps) and I hadn't a clue.

Looks like a 3/4size LS400.

Any Geordie's seen one/it??

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Wallsend?.....it's not the End of the Walled ;<)

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 01:21 PM

Beige Maestro B688JPE on A244 this lunchtime, looked minty



#84 OFFLINE   Ghosty

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 01:21 PM

Not travelling at 88 mph along the A478, a silver F-plate Scirocco Mk2 with a variety of "Back To The Future" lookey-like accessories attached to it.


I think that's just shown up on eBay!

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:35 PM

I have just been in Banbury and a milk float passed me I think it was V8.


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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:41 PM

White Y plate Capri this morning, gave me a wave in the Reliant.



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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:42 PM

Just seen a green Rialto van, T reg. Didn't know they came in van shape.

T is very late for a Rialto van indeed. Always wanted a van, shape looks better than my drop boot saloon.



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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:49 PM

I saw a white Capri today too. T reg, like new at the back of the Ford garage.

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 07:34 PM

A white Bedford Astramax van on a D i think.


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Posted 11 August 2017 - 09:01 PM

Just walked into town to get some stuff to eat at work tomorrow when I heard something rorty blatting around the mini-roundabout behind me.    Expecting the usual barried Corsa or 206 to dump its fake waste-gate next to my right ear I was pleasantly surprised to see a middle-aged bloke booting a minty XR4i up the Asda service road.    Makes a change from being sat behind it in a nylon chair at some car show....


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