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Oooo that R5 is lovely. Since acquiring one recently I've been noticing them more, as you do, and developing a taste for them. Mine is a Campus and I reckon the more upmarket ones must be fantastic.Edit: hmm that place looks familiar, are you a Paignton man?

That's taken in Tavistock actually with my fave Indian takeaway behind.

 

Yes why not? I'm near the A30 between Exeter and Okehampton, in a village with a decent pub. If anyone fancies a west country meet I'd be delighted either to host one or go to one somewhere else.

Yeah, I'd be interested in some kind of meet, I liked reading about the scotoshite meets, we could do something similar.

 

One issue is we simply don't have enough volvos between us!

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That's taken in Tavistock actually with my fave Indian takeaway behind.

 

Yeah, I'd be interested in some kind of meet, I liked reading about the scotoshite meets, we could do something similar.

 

One issue is we simply don't have enough volvos between us!

 

I've started up a seperate thread to continue this, definitely would be something to look forward to.

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A few from today, a mate runs a garage locally and still has these for sale.

 

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The Montegos is very tidy but one arch has started bubble and it apparently splatters a bit on start up due to some common problem with the carb (it's a auto choke and fuel injection model).

 

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The Viceroy is stunning, He's dropping the price to £2200 soon.

 

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This A55 is a Ipswich car from new, only 1 owner too and 38000 miles, He's just had it resprayed and will be selling this for £5995, I'm not sure if that dear or not as it's mint and he's fitted a lot of new parts to it too.

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Same stretch of road, same Indian, different old crock....

 

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Actually apart from being a bit saggy at the back end (prolly just full) it was quite a tidy old thing

 

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Edit to add embarrasment factor: just realised the owner was sat in the car!!!

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Oddities from this month:

 

 

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Weirdest parking restriction I've ever seen. Think it's probably to do with a bin truck round or something.

 

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This doesn't look right to me.

DVLA says it was registered and built in 2001, but it's silver, and the tax is running out.

 

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This Clio had two Maestro trims on the back wheels and none on the front for some reason.

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Whilst queueing for the channel tunnel earlier in the year, noticed these amongst the usual fodder.....

 

 

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Diplomatic rover 800. 820ti- not a spec that was uk avaliable i think?

 

The idea of a silver templed diplomat wafting across to Brussels is straight out of the Rover Group ad mans dream.

 

 

Come to think of it...

 

 

 

Id barely put down the camera when i was ushered behind an early Lexus

 

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Check this out, i saw it today in Ormskirk Morrisons car park, its a 'silver dawn' which is seemingly some sort of LWB special with a little rear window for improved privacy if you're some kind of Saudi Arabian royal family member or whatever. Anyway ig had had a lousy 2-tone respray and its rear arches were merrily fizzing up as the owner stocked up on Prosecco and Twix's for their NYE festivities.

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 I'd consider myself a lazy spotter, here's my case; Aboard my 1994 Transit earlier this evening, I happened across an H reg Proton performing "Safety Car duties" on the A14. Rather than risk a (futile) +50 mph overtake, I assumed the position in it's wake. Imagine my surprise when a J registered Saab 900 intersected our convoy, creating a-holey trinity, the like seldom seen by any.

 I would've captured this spectacle photographically for all to nourish themselves upon but, cursed with a camera whose picture quality makes bark rubbings seem Hi-Def, I didn't even try.

 

 Sorry.

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