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I slipped through the space time continum and ended up in the '20s. They were making a film in Greenwich - costumed extras and cars everywhere and no barriers as the site was not closed off. The cars were Morris, Ford and taxi was a Unic. 

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Saw this twice today, in the Morrison’s car park and then later on the road out towards St. Neots - this was absolutely lovely. I know these got a kicking, but I’ve always had a soft spot for them and this is my favourite colour.

 

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Jaunty angle because I was trying not to get spotted by the owner. These are hideously oversized, show-offy, land yachts and I absolutely love them. Perfect colour for one too.

 

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This, on the other hand, is grim. Wide body kit makes it look naff. Still, 500hp though.

 

 

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So stuff I upload now comes out full size but all my old pics are tiny. And this took a bloody long time to upload. Perhaps these things will sort themselves out. 

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These pictures are not mine! They appeared when I was editing. Only the top pic is mine. Gremlins! 

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I was in London and loitering around Knightsbridge etc, I don't take pics of supercars. I take pics of supershitters.

 

The 250 GTO looked like I'd made it.... It comes back as a Ford Transit. Make of that what you will.

PT Loser was living the dream.

The 407 is on Indian diplomatic plates.

Alot of E36's and very few E46's were seen.

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Had a brief argument with a very early Hyundai Lantra in press car bright red on the M1 today.  Owner was trundling along at about 55mph - right up until I tried to overtake them, at which point them would speed up.  Gave up at 76mph indicated at which point the van appears to max out.  Slotted back in...they slowed back down to 55mph again.
This repeated six times - until I finally managed to make tactical use of a BMW 116d who wanted to undertake me to box them in and escape.
 

Tidy looking car, but the driver is an utter tool.

 

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^^ There are still lots of them everywhere. I think there's more around now than when they were still building them. There's still a secret factory somewhere knocking them out. But more seriously their survival rate is impressive. I guess if you want a big estate nothing has ever bettered them so you'll hang on to them. 

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First time uploading on the new layout, so let’s see how we go. I had the shakes while cold-turkey from the forum so went spotting. 

So what’ve we got, except some really shitty pictures. 

A Felicia Fun, looking awesome in a sea of grey. 

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A naked, metallic beige, Ocado Van, which excited me (probably too boring even for here!)

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2 very different takes on a station car, the Ferrari is there every day. 

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I’m pretty sure it’s the same one, but deep down I’m hoping there’s 2 Claudia Schaffer yellow Xsara’s in St. Neots

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An old giffer causing havoc in Tesco car park, by just randomly stopping behind reversing cars, all good fun.

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Don't remember the last time I saw a Mistral - seems too early for a run out?

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This Copen is a) a perfect station car and 2. Shows how big little cars have grown

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I don’t think this has moved for a while, certainly not in a month. MOT expires soon, so I guess we’ll see. A shame if it goes, it seems in good order.

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Beautiful. Second best colour and a V6 to boot! 

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The Jazz, the Focus and the pink Fiat 500. The holy trinity. 

 

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I was late for a meeting so couldn’t get closer unfortunately. The Crown Vic is my favourite car ever. This one’s pretty local, so might leave a business card under the wipers if I see it again. 

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Probably not that interesting, but this 3 door hatchback is a fully blues and twos’d up police car. Surprising police cars always fascinate me. 

 

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On 27 April 2019 at 11:03 PM, jumpingjehovahs said:

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Saw this twice today, in the Morrison’s car park and then later on the road out towards St. Neots - this was absolutely lovely. I know these got a kicking, but I’ve always had a soft spot for them and this is my favourite colour.

 

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Jaunty angle because I was trying not to get spotted by the owner. These are hideously oversized, show-offy, land yachts and I absolutely love them. Perfect colour for one too.

 

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This, on the other hand, is grim. Wide body kit makes it look naff. Still, 500hp though.

 

 

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I think Ford did a great job on face lifting the Bug Eye Scorpio, some black paint and those Mondeo 16" wheels made them much more acceptable, unfortunately it was too late and the Omega had Hoovered  up the few remaining customers for big " non-prestige brand" saloons.

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1 hour ago, NorfolkNWeigh said:

I think Ford did a great job on face lifting the Bug Eye Scorpio, some black paint and those Mondeo 16" wheels made them much more acceptable, unfortunately it was too late and the Omega had Hoovered  up the few remaining customers for big " non-prestige brand" saloons.

I agree. And I think people are catching on. Right now there’s a handful for sale with the majority £4K and up. 

Theres even one with the bed of a P100 grafted on the back for £8,000 if you’re feeling mad. 

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Ex-Whitley Bay CX DTR T2 spotted last year living in Edgware. MoT expires this week, currently no VED. Very interesting MoT remarks:

Date tested9 May 2018

PASS

Mileage179,691 miles

MOT test number6822 2568 6135

Test location

 View test location

Expiry date8 May 2019

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Nearside Front Front constant velocity joint gaiter damaged, but preventing the ingress of dirt (2.5.C.1a)
  • Nearside Front Lower Suspension arm ball joint dust cover damaged, but preventing the ingress of dirt (2.4.G.2)
  • Nearside Rear Inner Body has slight corrosion Sill (6.1.B.2)
  • Offside Rear Inner Body has slight corrosion Sill (6.1.B.2)
  • Offside Front Outer Tyre perished on sidewall
  • Offside Front Inner Wheel arch rusty
  • Nearside Front Wheel arch rusty
  • Rust appearing through out the whole car

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4 hours ago, Tadhg Tiogar said:

Rust appearing through out the whole car

^^That bit you mean? Brilliant. 

 

Anyway, found this Polish registered ZT in Asda today. 

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Decent spec too. A 190 with xenon headlamps. Can't imagine there were too many in Poland. You can't really imagine there being any MG Rover dealers over there but I suppose there must have been. 

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