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  1. Takes me right back to my high school days as my old headmaster had a 2 litre seemingly for the entire time I was there. I thought it looked impossibly luxurious, mind you anything would look luxurious compared to my dad’s decrepit Hillman Imp with 5 of us crammed into it.
  2. Round about 1991 my boss at the time’s Saab 9000 was stolen and written off, his insurance company supplied him with a courtesy car, a maroon Yugo Sana, it arrived sporting its space saver spare wheel on the rear near side. It remained pleasingly lopsided for the entire 2 months he had it...
  3. From timrussia air conditioning.Complication GLI Love a bit of air conditioning complication !
  4. I was 20 in 1980, and as a young gentleman about town, I had the ultimate in fanny magnets, namely a 1973 Marina Coupe 1.3 ,resplendent in British Racing Green and rust and the same colour interior as the rather more splendid example in the photo. As an apprentice Telephone Engineer on block release at Motherwell Tech, it was witness to much hilarity, bad driving and all the carry on associated with CB radio back then. it had a rusty petrol tank which leaked out more petrol than the car used, until my dad and I fixed with something called "petro patch" I think? Needless to say, I absolute
  5. Wow, just WOW! That interior is sheer porn.
  6. That's a tidy looking wee car, what's the insurance like?
  7. Coincidentally got an email this morning inviting me to subscribe, so I've done it. It does look like a 21st Century Jalopy ( if you squint a bit)
  8. I absolutely love this thread, it reminds me of this one http://www.kingofobsolete.ca/index.html Though yours is somewhat better written!
  9. There are certainly a few pained expressions on show usually.
  10. Ahhhh! Im not a proper member there, only a "spouse member" Mrs Privatewire is the one with money in our house!
  11. Hahaha! I see you are familiar with the establishment sir!
  12. Young lad has just started working with us, This is his daily. He’s 19, i think he shows promise!
  13. Nope, you are quite right, it was a Charmant!
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