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On 2/20/2021 at 1:00 PM, Leyland Worldmaster said:

This was the last opportunity to take photos of my friend's collection. It's all going to be restored* soon** and includes lorries and a couple of buses. 

When I first saw this collection about 20 years ago, it was in a Farm. The outbuildings contained a Volvo NOS Parts Department. Shelves and all! 

It was fucking mental and I was lost for words. 

This is the tip of the iceberg and shows both phases of his buying habits... 

 

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Holy crap... I didn't expect for there to be many of these left, but damn!

https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/?utf8=✓&q=talbot+tagora&commit=Search

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On 2/23/2021 at 10:46 AM, barrett said:

It's based on a Volvo Amazon, with body by the Belgian de Mola coachbuilders, from 1961

Thankyou very much! The mystery is finally solved! My friend took the picture years ago at a museum in Brussels. No information about the car even there! 👍 👍 👍 😎 😎 😎 

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On 22/02/2021 at 19:16, Soundwave said:

Slightly wobbly pic, but here's a 605 at rest I saw yesterday. I'm tempted to write to the owner to ask if it could possibly be for sale, except I'm an anxiety-ridden coward. :D

I know that feeling! :D

I spotted a very tidy looking Audi Coupé on my walk to work yesterday. Looking very colourful compared to the two modern cars either side.

1993/94 Audi Coupé

 

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I spotted something interesting lurking at the back of the Travelodge car park last week and had to go in for a closer look. Behold this epic Sherpa!

G93 VHT - 1989 Leyland-DAF 200

 

G93 VHT - 1989 Leyland-DAF 200

Had a chat with the owner, a nice chap who said it's a low-mileage ex National Grid van that had been in a barn for years (there's a 2006 tax disc in the windscreen) and he's just got it MOTed after a fair bit of welding (not surprising for a 30-year old LDV). His plan is to restore it back to National Grid livery and then show it. Perfect for FOTU.

 

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