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I spent a large part of the summer in the extremely pleasant and very un-toxic country of Estonia (like going back in a time machine to 2019). Lots of interesting cars around, both soviet-era chod, yank tanks (think that's a general Scandinavia thing) & general classics. Roads were Norway-quality as well.  Think the black limousine (spotted on the lovely Saaremaa island) might be a 1940's ZIS-110, Stalin's chariot of choice - up there with a 600 Grosser for dictator-cred.

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On 8/25/2020 at 4:01 PM, Disco Fever said:

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Parked up with a load of chod near a football club in Fazeley near Tamworth. No idea what’s going on here though.

Given the Nintendo stickers all over it, I suspect a reference to the ghost vacuuming machine in Luigi's Mansion:

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8 hours ago, morrisoxide said:

Spotted this going the other way on the motorway, is it what I think is?

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Fiat 2300 Coupe?

Think a few of us saw this on FB. Thats going to be a brave resto for someone as it looked rotten AF. Surprised they managed to winch it on there without it snapping in half!

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Been on holiday enjoying the many different traffic jams all along the south coast, literally everywhere you wanted to go, and back again. 

Volvo on Brighton seafront. 

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Also saw this at Bluebell railway, which whilst not actually anything to do with Volvo, does have it in the name. 

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Wedding with chav lights, e34 5 series. 

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Also Jag in background which I didn't take a photo of for some reason. 

Beetle on the way to the pub. 

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Late Pug 309 in Sainsburys. 

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Chavalier whilst we were sat in another traffic jam. 

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Hiace camper waiting to leave the Isle of Wight as we were arriving. 

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Isle of Wight if full of chod isn't it. Everyone has a project on the drive, saw loads plodding about too. I didn't get much as was generally driving but I'd like to ride a bike round there with a camera and take photos of it all. 

Imp Jr appears in a few of these too as he wanted to show his friends, so apologies about that. 

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Cresta and Hiace pickup? Land rover in the background too (loads of them over there) 

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Scrote spec scrote. 

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Merc 190

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..... to take a photo of this place that I've screenshotted from GoogleMaps. 

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Was a black mk4/5 cortina hidden there too. 

At the military museum. 

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Have left out the tanks, but will show the ferrets. 

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Just by the harbour. 

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Walked a few feet further and found this, just sat in the car park. 

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Saw this beetle in Yarmouth. 

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But across the road was this bad boy. 

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Looked amazing. 

Thats it. Saw loads coming the other way when I was sat in traffic one place or another, just didn't get many photos as wasn't quick enough with the camera. 

Also saw this on the way back yesterday. 

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Saw these 2 along with a Minerva Land Rover in That London last week, assumed the Lancashire were replicas, but apparently there was a concours at  The Honourable Artillery Company in Finsbury and they were heading east when I spotted them outside a chip shop on Theobalds Rd.

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Missed getting a pic of the Minerva .

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1 hour ago, Marina door handles said:

I am up and down the M40 and M6 most weekends at the  moment house hunting (in the Stoke/Staffordshire area).  Annoyingly my dash cam has been hit and miss with what it saves but it did capture this early NSU Prinz being towed behind a camper..

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Where abouts in stoke are you looking? 

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All over! My better half has landed a nice new job based in Warrington (yes I know its an hour from Stoke but its closer than Hampshire and her parents are based in Stone and she wants to move closer). We are looking at a variety of options around Stoke, Market Drayton, Woore etc. We may have found a place but wont know till after the Bank Hols if they will accept our offer.

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