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Patinated but still tasty FE in VX490 flavour seen in Co. Down...

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I've a serious lust for these; the best bit is I spotted a silver VX490 in the same street about 15 years ago, so I reckon there's a serial Vauxhall licker in the vicinity.

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Look at that interior. Woof.

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But what's this, parked not far away?

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Mk2 1600E, in the best colour?

Oh, yes please.

Looked very clean - but I'd still take the big Vauxhall.

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1 hour ago, Yoss said:

Late registration madness? You could get Allegros by then, though being an estate they probably kept them going longer as was normal in those days.

M reg was Aug 74- Jul 75. The Allegro estate was launched in April 75, so not many would have been M reg.

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I've been such a lazy spotter I haven't even uploaded any pics for ages but I've got to share this one. I thought this guy had balls of steel venturing onto the M40 in an A35.

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I looked it up and DVLA says 4948cc. Surely that's a typo and it should be 948?

No, there's a 5-litre Mustang V8 on a cut-down Lotus Elite chassis, gearbox and suspension crammed under there! It looks so standard yet has 10 times as much power as it did originally. Brilliant and I'd love to have seen the looks on the faces of the modern drivers he overtook.

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1 hour ago, quicksilver said:

I've been such a lazy spotter I haven't even uploaded any pics for ages but I've got to share this one. I thought this guy had balls of steel venturing onto the M40 in an A35.

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I looked it up and DVLA says 4948cc. Surely that's a typo and it should be 948?

No, there's a 5-litre Mustang V8 on a cut-down Lotus Elite chassis, gearbox and suspension crammed under there! It looks so standard yet has 10 times as much power as it did originally. Brilliant and I'd love to have seen the looks on the faces of the modern drivers he overtook.

That could be so much fun pissing off boy racers in their Corsas with horrible exhausts.

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