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Here's a pic of the 2200HLS I had. It was the first 'big' car I ever had, and the first with the luxury of power steering and the plushest interior I'd ever sat in. 8)

 

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No point looking for it on DVLA unfortunately. It was bought by a local taxi firm who ran the thing into the ground. :(

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Here's a pic of the 2200HLS I had. It was the first 'big' car I ever had, and the first with the luxury of power steering and the plushest interior I'd ever sat in. 8)

 

o0AwKl.jpg

 

No point looking for it on DVLA unfortunately. It was bought by a local taxi firm who ran the thing into the ground. :(

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I believe you are 100% correct :) .

 

Another song, the title of which eludes me...

 

"You're like Manchester, you've got Strange-Ways

 

...

 

Will you Cheet[ham) me?

 

...

 

Will you plough my Fallowfield?

 

(etc - it goes on, but this bit isn't part of the song ;) )"

 

There is a whole raft of witty ditties by Mr S out there - he's a very talented chap, not to be underestimated :) .

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I believe you are 100% correct :) .

 

Another song, the title of which eludes me...

 

"You're like Manchester, you've got Strange-Ways

 

...

 

Will you Cheet[ham) me?

 

...

 

Will you plough my Fallowfield?

 

(etc - it goes on, but this bit isn't part of the song ;) )"

 

There is a whole raft of witty ditties by Mr S out there - he's a very talented chap, not to be underestimated :) .

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I can assure you that JBL911N is still firmly alive and well (ish) sitting in my barn. I can also assure you its a Morris 2200HL not an 1800 - it had a dirty great E6 sitting sideways under the bonnet last time I looked, which was Easter Monday 2016

 

This is the famous Guildford Wedge which was sitting in a field for a while between Guildford and Woking just off the A3 - I rescued it in 1996 and have been storing it ever since.

 

It made an appearance at Peterborough a few years ago - here is a pic. 

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seeing a glorious wedge at rotting like that makes me sad....

 

the fact that so few now are left is another sore point. rust, apathy, cowley been unable to put them together properly and those glorious 4 pot callipers that fit a ford all did for them.

 

shame, given what a forward piece of thinking the car was. 

 

as a nipper my fathers best friend had a string of them, going for a ride in one was something special, especially when compared to the old mans marina!

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Not seen this thread before - such a labour of love to compile all these cars.

 

Anyway, here's mine to add to the list;

 

It's a 2200HLS Manual - an ex-Bradford MBC civic car. Pictured in it's current home - and where it is likely to spend a few more years yet!

 

 

 

 

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I spotted (and failed to buy for something silly like £850) ASE 698S when it lived up here circa 2013.

 

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Nice looking motor, low original mileage too. It's the only Prinny I've seen in the flesh, it appeared at the car show where I saw my first/last Allegro in the form of FOAD's old example. Total BL-fest.

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Vinyl seats, plain dashboard, single coach stripe, no C pillar or roof vinyl and a blanking plate where the fog light switch would be all indicate L/base.  It would normally have Allegro type hubcaps but no rim embellishers.  The radio would have been an optional extra, a true L/base would have a blanking plate.

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I can assure you that JBL911N is still firmly alive and well (ish) sitting in my barn. I can also assure you its a Morris 2200HL not an 1800 - it had a dirty great E6 sitting sideways under the bonnet last time I looked, which was Easter Monday 2016

 

This is the famous Guildford Wedge which was sitting in a field for a while between Guildford and Woking just off the A3 - I rescued it in 1996 and have been storing it ever since.

 

It made an appearance at Peterborough a few years ago - here is a pic. 

 

Is this the most epic first post ever on this site?

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Thread Resurrection

 

There are 3 Princesses in Australia

 

1 - A restoration project - Dropped off the radar

 

2 - This one in Perth

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3 - This one in Sydney, currently for sale

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http://www.justauto.com.au/justcars/cars-for-sale/1979-LEYLAND-AUSTIN-PRINCESS-JCW4001654?backurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.justauto.com.au%2Fjustcars%2Fcars%2Fleyland&backtext=Results

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That's where this thread got to!

 

I've been maintaining this offline and this thread is woefully out of date.  The Photobucket debacle has not helped.  I'm not entirely sure how I'm going to sort the images of cars and their details for ease of viewing.  Ideally it could do with me setting up a niche little website folks can browse and add to, but I'm no good at that sort of thing.

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Suffix reg N - 55 entries, 7 survivors

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NOTES:

  • BJP811N - no records found
  • DAK385N - no records found
  • FTR919N - no records found
  • GDA700N - 1974 1.8 tax expired August 1989
  • GDA701N - 1974 Morris 1.8 tax expired June 1987
  • GOM101N - no records found
  • GOM104N - 1975 Morris 1.8 tax expired May 1986
  • GOM105N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired January 1984
  • GOM106N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired April 1985
  • GOM108N - 1975 Austin 1.8 tax expired November 1985
  • GOM112N - 1975 Morris 1.8 tax expired October 1983
  • GOM115N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired August 1989
  • GOM122N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired March 1986
  • HEY623N - 1975 Morris 1.8 tax expired August 1986
  • HJW200N - 1975 Austin 1.8 tax expired November 1983.  Police car
  • HMK656N - no records found
  • HOE4N - 1975 Austin 1.8 tax expired December 1983
  • HOE14N - no records found
  • HOE16N - no records found
  • HOE25N - 1975 Austin 1.8 (brown) tax expired September 1984
  • HOE31N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 (maroon) tax expired March 1986
  • HPL41N - 1975 Morris 1.8 taxed until April 2021
  • JAH660N - 1975 Morris 1.8 taxed until October 2020
  • JAJ907N - Austin 1800HL, white.  Scrapped. No image at present.  Number now assigned to a Ford.
  • JAO662N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 SORN (April 2020)
  • JBL911N - 1975 Morris 2.2 tax expired September 1994
  • JCT66N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 taxed until May 2020
  • JJU164N - 1975 Austin 1.8 tax expired April 1984
  • JJU736N - 1975 Austin 1.8 tax expired October 1983
  • JLJ879N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 SORN (April 2020)
  • JLN748N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 taxed until February 2021
  • JME94N - Scrapped.  Number assigned to a Hillman
  • JPC584N - no records found
  • JPT428N - 1975 Morris 1.8 (green) tax expired March 1984
  • JPU33N - 1975 Morris 1.8 tax expired May 1989
  • JVS482N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired July 1992
  • JWA420N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired May 2011
  • JWK302N - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 taxed until April 2021
  • KAG99N - 1975 Morris 1.8 tax expired July 1985
  • KAH304N - 1975 Morris 1.8 tax expired July 1984
  • KFC1N - no records found
  • KFC2N - 1975 Morris 2.2 (red) tax expired January 1985
  • KFC3N - 1975 Morris 1.8 (white) tax expired July 1985
  • KJO350N - 1975 Morris 1.8 SORN (April 2020)
  • KMJ144N - no records found
  • KUG949N - 1975 Morris 1.8 SORN (April 2020)
  • LAC304N - no records found
  • MYY780N - no records found
  • NOM516N - no records found
  • OEB512N - no records found
  • POC804N - no records found
  • RJO234N - no records found
  • TOH600N - Number assigned to a Hillman
  • WFL992N - no records found
  • ZAB101N - no records found

 

 

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Suffix reg P - 75 entries, 9 survivors

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NOTES:

  • COL400P - no records found
  • HON502P - no records found
  • HON503P - no records found
  • HON505P - no records found
  • HON507P - no records found
  • JVP904P - 1975 Austin 2.2 tax expired February 1982. Police car
  • KCF875P - 1975 Austin 1.8 SORN (April 2020)
  • KMG538P - 1975 Leyland Cars 1.8 taxed until July 2020
  • KOA263P - 1975 Austin 2.2 tax expired March 1982. Police car
  • KOH278P - 1975 Leyland Cars 2.2 (white) tax expired October 1985
  • KPK770P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 SORN (April 2020)
  • KPV537P - 1975 Morris 1.8 SORN (April202)
  • KUJ124P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 taxed until April 2021
  • KUK861P - 1975 Austin 1.3 tax expired December 1988 (erroneous engine size or number applied to a different Austin)
  • KUK915P - 1975 Austin 1.3 (white) tax expired December 1984 (erroneous engine size or number applied to a different Austin)
  • KUK916P - 1976 Austin 1.3 (red) tax expired October 1991 (erroneous engine size or number applied to a different Austin)
  • KYT1P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired july 1983.  Ministerial car
  • KYT2P - no records found
  • KYT3P - Scrapped 1988.  Ministerial car
  • KYT4P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 scrapped January 1988.  Ministerial car
  • KYT5P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired March 2006.  Ministerial car
  • KYT6P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 scrapped October 1987.  Ministerial car
  • KYT7P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired July 1987.  Ministerial car
  • KYT8P - no records found.  Ministerial car
  • KYT9P - no records found.  Ministerial car
  • KYT10P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired January 1979.  Ministerial car
  • KYT11P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired June 1999.  Ministerial car
  • KYT12P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired October 1986.  Ministerial car
  • KYT13P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired January 1983.  Ministerial car
  • KYT14P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired February 1988.  Ministerial car
  • KYT15P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired January 1979.  Ministerial car
  • KYT16P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired July 1989.  Ministerial car
  • KYT17P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 scrapped December 1989.  Ministerial car
  • KYT18P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired February 1986.  Ministerial car
  • KYT19P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired March 1984.  Ministerial car
  • KYT20P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired August 1984.  Ministerial car
  • LAJ16P - 1975 Morris 998cc tax expired November 1990 (erroneous engine size or number applied to a different Austin)
  • LAS734P - no records found
  • LDP256P - no records found
  • LGU698P - 1975 Wolseley 2.2 SORN (April 2020)
  • LJJ130P - registration assigned to a Vauxhall
  • LJT130P - 1975 Austin 2.2 (white) tax expired April 1990
  • LMX281P - 1976 Leyland Cars 2.2 (white) tax expired January 1987
  • LLA552P - 1975 Austin 1.8 tax expired June 1987
  • LLJ986P - registration assigned to a Ford
  • LOC950P - 1976 Wolseley 2.2 tax expired January 1978
  • LPT147P - no records found.  Police car
  • LRX19P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired September 2018
  • LTF941P - 1976 Leyland Cars 2.2 tax expired May 1987
  • LVH943P - 1975 Austin 2.2 tax expired January 1994. Limousine
  • MAU552P - 1976 Leyland Cars 2.2 tax expired February 1985
  • MEC396P - 1975 Leyland Cars 2.2 tax expired September 1992
  • MHA758P - 1976 Wolseley 2.2 SORN (April 2020)
  • MKG2P - registration assigned to a Volkswagen. Hearse when assigned to Princess
  • MKN296P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired April 1984
  • MFS556P - no records found
  • MSO804P - 1976 Leyland Cars 2.2 tax expired December 1983
  • MUM531P - 1976 Morris 2.2 tax expired October 1984. Police car
  • NBW377P - 1975 Austin 1.8 (gold) tax expired October 1984
  • NCS500P - no records found
  • NGM507P - no records found
  • NGT964P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired January 2011
  • NRT443P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired June 1994
  • OBD1P - registratin assigned to an MG
  • OEL825P - 1976 Leyland Cars 2.2 SORN (April 2020).  Limousine
  • OFC689P - 1975 Austin 1.8 (gold) tax expired October 1988
  • OGN372P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 SORN (April 2020)
  • OHP221P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired July 1984
  • OLD197P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired December 1982
  • OUS910P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired February 2008
  • RHD528P - 1976 Austin 2.2 tax expired February 2001.  Hearse
  • RSC813P - no records found. Police car
  • SAA998P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 tax expired August 1993
  • SFC475P - 1976 Leyland Cars 1.8 SORN (April 2020)
  • WVF737P - no records found.  Police car

 

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