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#1 OFFLINE   RustbucketP6

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 09:29 AM

I sure you are probably all very familiar with the shite at the Gaydon Heritage Centre – but here it is again for the few people who might not be familiar.

The first Carina E off the line – and the only Jap on show
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The legendary TR7 estate – the Lynx
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Famous Maxi
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One of the first Metros
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Last Montego off the line
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Some sort of Rover estate – the forerunner to the Range Rover
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Rover SD1 estate – if only!
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Interactive shite Top Trumps
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Viva HC
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How many Wolseley wedges are left?
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Hungry? Unemployed? Eat your foreign car!

#2 OFFLINE   michiel

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 09:32 AM

Love the facial expression of that Wolseley!

#3 OFFLINE   STUNO

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 10:12 AM

Wonderful..something in my OLD grey matter says the Roverish grey estate was 4 wheel drive of the Ferguson type . The headlight surrounds look like Aussie Morris Major items mounted upside down !P.S. The words" If Only" are well known in B L circles.

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#4 OFFLINE   Mr Lobster

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 10:58 AM

Not been to Gaydon in years. So that Carina E was a bit of a surprise!Must persuade Mrs L that it would be a nice day out perhaps!

#5 OFFLINE   reallyloud

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 12:02 PM

There's a lovely old Ferguson 4x4 R5 wagon in the Coventry Transport museum - predates the range rover by some 8 years. The styling and concept is well ahead of its time.

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 01:53 PM

That grey Rover thing looks like it was put together by Picasso

#7 OFFLINE   Dead_E23

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 08:01 PM

It's a Road Rover (about a third of the way down the page).

#8 OFFLINE   CortinaDave

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 08:04 PM

Viva currently taxed.. do they lend these cars out then?The enquiry is complete The vehicle details for KNK 370V are: Date of Liability 01 05 2008 Date of First Registration 11 10 1979 Year of Manufacture 1979 Cylinder Capacity (cc) 1256CC CO2 Emissions Not Available Fuel Type Petrol Export Marker Not Applicable Vehicle Status Licence Not Due Vehicle Colour YELLOW Vehicle Type Approval null The information contained on this page is correct at the time of enquiry. Vehicle Excise Duty Rate for vehicle 6 Months Rate £63.25 12 Months Rate £115.00

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01 51 Vectra SRI 150

02 02 MG ZT 190

 


#9 OFFLINE   chaseracer

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 08:06 PM

Several Midlands groups of 2CVGB are meeting at Gaydon on 'Drive It Day' (April 20) - should be a good day out 8)

#10 OFFLINE   Albert Ross

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 08:09 PM

A friend of mine has a Morris badged Wedge.... owned it since day 1, and never been off the road. Used every day as a commuter. KUG949N I think..........Top bloke too, has an ARROOOOOOOGAAAAAHHH!!!!! horn in it as well......
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Posted 05 March 2008 - 06:40 PM

I think the Viva belongs to the Vauxhall Heritage Centre. Must be on loan.Regarding Jap cars, don't they also have the first Bluebird from Sunderland too?Good to see the Monty's back inside now as well. Any cars still in the compounds outside??




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