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#1 OFFLINE   aled

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 11:55 AM

i have been reading this site for a few months now and quite enjoy reading your posts, i just thaught i would register and show you some of my cars.

the pug 205 gt and the tagora belong to a mate of mine and the mercedies280c belongs to a workmate.

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the white car is now sold and by next w/end i will be the proud owner of a 1975 datsun 100a with 40.000 on the clock

#2 OFFLINE   Volksy

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 12:10 PM

Welcome!Anyone who even has access to a Tagora is a worthy member in my eyes :D

#3 OFFLINE   Mr_Bo11ox

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 12:38 PM

I think you fit into the 'Autoshite' demographic exceptionally well! Welcome! Looks like you have got a class 'shedfull' there.

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#4 OFFLINE   HillmanImp

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 01:13 PM

That is the biggest collection of Imps i have seen in years. I am jealous. What are you doing with them?
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Posted 29 March 2008 - 01:32 PM

Welcome! Love the Husky.

#6 OFFLINE   aled

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 01:51 PM

i try and restore as much as i can, this is the last one i welded up for a chap in cheltenham

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#7 OFFLINE   HillmanImp

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 02:10 PM

Good work. I need to get out and do a bit of that kind of stuff on mine, rather than sitting here on my computer talking about it.When the weather improves....
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Posted 29 March 2008 - 02:14 PM

Good work. I need to get out and do a bit of that kind of stuff on mine, rather than sitting here on my computer talking about it.When the weather improves....*edit* Been a bit trigger happy with the post button there.
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Posted 29 March 2008 - 02:18 PM

Greetings - that shed looks like some kind of paradise :wink:

#10 OFFLINE   michiel

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 05:03 PM

Wow! Is that what Valhallah/Nirvana/Heaven looks like?

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 06:13 PM

Welcome. A great collection of Imps there. I`m eagerly awaiting pictures of your Datsun 100A Cherry. :D
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Posted 30 March 2008 - 09:51 AM

the cherry/100a will be here next sunday, comes with 2 brand new front wings the only problem is some shi**er has nicked the dizzy off it so i am looking for a dizzy before i can check the engine and transmission out.

#13 OFFLINE   bones96

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 04:03 PM

welcome to the site and what nice cars you have in that shed ??
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#14 OFFLINE   MrRegieRitmo

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 05:24 PM

Welcome - the more old French tin the better! :wink:

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 07:15 AM

More Tagora pics please - what's the story with this vehicle - is your mate going to restore it / use it / sell it (to one of us)?
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Posted 31 March 2008 - 10:41 AM

the cherry/100a will be here next sunday, comes with 2 brand new front wings the only problem is some shi**er has nicked the dizzy off it so i am looking for a dizzy before i can check the engine and transmission out.

Will a 120Y dizzy fit?

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 12:16 PM

Hello and

WOW!

Can I come round to yours and live in your shed?

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 12:44 PM

Welcome, newbie!KWN plate on that Talbot is local isn't it? My parents used to have a Hillman Minx that was PWN and a mate's dad had a gold Viva Estate (this was in the 70s when that kind of thing wasn't unusual) that was GWN.

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 04:09 PM

More Tagora pics please - what's the story with this vehicle - is your mate going to restore it / use it / sell it (to one of us)?

don't know wot his plans are for it, will ask him and let u all know.

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 04:12 PM

the cherry/100a will be here next sunday, comes with 2 brand new front wings the only problem is some shi**er has nicked the dizzy off it so i am looking for a dizzy before i can check the engine and transmission out.

Will a 120Y dizzy fit?

don't know, will have to find out i think the blocks are roughly the same but the balance weights in the dizzy may be different weights.if you know any different please let me know

#21 OFFLINE   aled

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 04:13 PM

Welcome, newbie!KWN plate on that Talbot is local isn't it? My parents used to have a Hillman Minx that was PWN and a mate's dad had a gold Viva Estate (this was in the 70s when that kind of thing wasn't unusual) that was GWN.

yes gareth it is a swansea reg i live in llanelli where do you live?

#22 OFFLINE   garethj

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 08:22 PM

Grew up in Neath, Llanelli is pretty exotic for me :) The only Talbot garage I can think of is Tommy Walters in Skewen, don't suppose there's any dealer stickers on there?

#23 OFFLINE   aled

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 09:05 PM

Grew up in Neath, Llanelli is pretty exotic for me :) The only Talbot garage I can think of is Tommy Walters in Skewen, don't suppose there's any dealer stickers on there?

next time i go down the barn i will have a look and take more photos.the car is a 1 owner before my mate got it and has always been around the swansea area not sure but i think it was either the clydach or skewen areas.

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 08:32 PM

[quote name="garethj"]Grew up in Neath, Llanelli is pretty exotic for me :)

The only Talbot garage I can think of is Tommy Walters in Skewen, don't suppose there's any dealer stickers on there?[/

spoke to andy last night and he said that it was the tommy walters demmo car and was sold to a doctor from clydach when it was about 6 mths old, who was the person that andy baught it off, anyway andy said it might be for sale. i will get more photos when i get a chance
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