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#181 OFFLINE   davocano

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 03:58 PM

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Peugeot 405 estate; surely must be one of the very last off the line.



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Posted 15 May 2018 - 05:42 PM

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Peugeot 405 estate; surely must be one of the very last off the line.

 

I know where that one lives if you want to get a photo.

 

 

There was an R reg saloon in/near Surbiton a few years ago.



#183 OFFLINE   Tadhg Tiogar

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 12:24 PM

Just after seeing a 1971 Citroën SM on Warwick Avenue. Will try to take some pics if it's still there on my return journey.....
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#184 OFFLINE   davocano

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 06:57 PM

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Quite an early Rover R8; may or may not be owned by a "vet".


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Posted 01 June 2018 - 11:08 PM

DVLA says registered Oct '89.

 

That's a launch car, as early as is possible.

 

 

On my Rover collection jaunt (mine is registered Aug '90, six months into 400 production) I spotted:

 

-a turquoise Favorit in Chineham Tesco car park (wonder if Bramz has papped it?) 

-a gold F-reg Audi 80

-an N plate sad face Fiesta

-a '56 Bel Air wagon - I gave it an appreciative flash and the passenger waved back!

-a white E34 in a service station on the M4.


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#186 OFFLINE   ProgRocker

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Posted 02 June 2018 - 12:08 PM

Leaving Aldi this morning on foot I spied a giffer driven blue Citroen AX (M reg) leaving the car park.

 

While walking back through my estate I saw a silver P reg Rover 400 saloon. I think it's local so I'll try and get a pic of it when I next see it.


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Posted 05 June 2018 - 01:04 PM

Another jumbuck.

 

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 02:45 PM

Hi ferrari driven J silver Volvo 240 Estate this morning and a parked up red Nissan Primera.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 09:09 AM

In the work car park yesterday was a Fiat Croma, one of the modern* type. Weird blobby thing and I can't make up my mind if it's supposed to be a hatchback or an estate. Never seen it there before.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:30 PM

Black Rover P4 in Radford, Nottingham. Parked in a side street in one of the least salubrious parts of Nottingham (off Alfreton Road A610 for those that know it).

 

Only caught a fleeting glance at it as I drove past as I had a taxi wanker right up me chuff.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 08:49 PM

Twice now locally, once at Manchestervacs and once in Hyde, I've seen a facelift Volvo 740, either an SE or GL, in a colour that I can only decribe as 'dark metallic salmon'.


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 07:45 PM

Spotted a black Nissan cedric in Horley, never seen it before, on black/ silver plates. Prime suspect is Dat Man - Will Datsun.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 08:51 PM

White TR7 'Coupe' in a village near here. LED lights on the front. Looked like it had been painted with Tippex using a yard brush...i.e. looked 'factory fresh'



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Posted 15 June 2018 - 06:48 AM

Spotted on the A449 heading towards Worcester/the M5, a Mk1 Land Rover Discovery towing an early Skoda Estelle.
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Posted 15 June 2018 - 09:25 AM

One of Mrs DC's spots, seen coming the other way a few weeks back around Antrim direction - a metallic grey/blue (possibly two-tone) Cortina 80 estate, TLJ770X.

 

Looked very clean, apparently.


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Posted 17 June 2018 - 11:14 AM

I have just walked back from Aldi. As I waited at the traffic light to cross the road an early 70s Cortina in a glorious shade of orange had driven past! :wub: B) Possibly a 2000 GXL. It had a vinyl roof. I wonder if any other Norfolk/Suffolk based Autoshitists might be aware of it??

 

Not that I could have snapped it anyway as left my phone at home. Even if I had it with me I'm pretty slow at getting it into camera mode.


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Posted 17 June 2018 - 12:36 PM

Yesterday, M11 North, Blue cortina then a silver Bedford CF van and then I nearly crashed... a very convincing and probably real, silver Lambo Countach without that stupid front spoiler. All in convoy. 


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Posted 21 June 2018 - 04:23 PM

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Volvo 122 with a roof chop, just like they was in the '70s and '80s Street Machine heyday.


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Posted 22 June 2018 - 02:17 PM

In the lest three days I've seen

4 real Minis. Only one messed with and a Mini Moke.
A Sherpa coupe.
E-Type with a roof and best today
White, convertible TR7 that sounded like a bag of spanners!

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Posted 30 June 2018 - 04:17 PM

Help. I think this lives in here, because

1. I spotted it
2. I have no photo.

But I don't know is what it is. Here's what I do know.

Red.
Rover SD1 / Ferrari Dino shaped front indicators.
Possible pop up lamps?
Front hinged bonnet as it was sat on the side of the M1
Here's the killer.. MK2 Orion rear lights.

Any ideas?

#201 OFFLINE   lesapandre

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Posted 30 June 2018 - 04:48 PM

A brown Wartburg tooling it up the outside lane of the A1 going N. yesterday morning somewhere in Cambridgeshire I think. A white MGB convertible with the top down going N. on the same trip.



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Posted 30 June 2018 - 07:27 PM

A white Zephyr Mk 3 Estate around Witley in Surrey a few times recently.

I then saw it on the TV program Money for Nothing at the recycling centre in Witley.

 

A pale yellow Renault Alpine A110 sometimes goes past where I work.


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Posted 30 June 2018 - 07:48 PM

I'm sure I've seen on it here, so who was in a red Austin Ambassador registration A455 VUK (or similar) on the A56 Chester Road last week?


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Posted 30 June 2018 - 09:27 PM

Help. I think this lives in here, because

1. I spotted it
2. I have no photo.

But I don't know is what it is. Here's what I do know.

Red.
Rover SD1 / Ferrari Dino shaped front indicators.
Possible pop up lamps?
Front hinged bonnet as it was sat on the side of the M1
Here's the killer.. MK2 Orion rear lights.

Any ideas?

 

Sounds like a Quantum or Ginetta.


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Posted 01 July 2018 - 05:27 PM

I really really really wish I had a camera to hand for this one. It went right outside my house too.

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Posted 01 July 2018 - 05:40 PM

On the scooter this morning and was following a lad on areally tidy RD400. Once in town, a couple went past the other way on a mint looking gold coloured FS1E.


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Posted 07 July 2018 - 07:33 AM

About 5 Sherpas in a field not too far from Shepton Mallet...

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Posted 07 July 2018 - 09:38 AM

Yesterday, growling around a roundabout: XSL656 + trade plates

 

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Posted 08 July 2018 - 07:15 PM

Went to Willington (near Bedford) again today, this time for a model show. There's a chap in the village with an Alfa 164 that he brings to all the car shows there. Today the 164 was in its usual spot on the drive but lurking behind it was another red Alfa, this one a 75. I've never seen that before so it must be a recent arrival. That man obviously loves his Alfas, and if that wasn't enough, two doors down from Alfa man lives a pineapple-free K-reg pov-spec Polo breadvan.

 

Plenty of classics on the roads there and back. There must have been a Yank car do nearby as there was a Mercury of some sort with a reverse-rake rear window like a giant Ford Classic (saw this going both ways), a 40s Plymouth, a Chevy pickup and a couple of others. Oh, and a white Mk2 Zephyr too.


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Posted 19 July 2018 - 08:04 AM

NISSAN LEAF HEARSE

Just drove past me in Birmingham (without 'passenger') Apologies if it's existence is already known but I was too stunned to get a picture. Coffin goes alongside the driver as not enough room behind...
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