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NEC Classic car show pics... but mostly the shite bits. Completed it M8.


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Thanks Soundwave that was really great. Thanks for your hard work on our behalf.

I thank I'd take the scruffy MK10 Jag home - though from the wheels it looks as if it has been nicely 'hotted'.

I've a bit of love for the Marina estate too - by far the best iteration of that car and nicely styled and just the right handy size too.

The Rolls Camarges are better in the metal than in any photo - and are beautiful inside especially the 'aircraft' dash. I'd certainly have one.

If I can hi-jack yr thread - I saw this in London at the weekend - someone has spent a lot of time and money on it - ready for armageddon. Was running on LPG. It is an early 50's Austin K9 4x4 which will be ex-military.

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On 11/13/2022 at 9:45 AM, Talbot said:

I'm very sorry to hear that.

I loved it! A298 WMF, a 1.6 LS (Literally Shite) complete with an odd combo of power steering but no Tach, just a clock that worked whenever it wanted to (which was around 10 minutes per day)

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On 11/13/2022 at 12:00 PM, Soundwave said:

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Thanks! Far better condition than my Alpine.

And you learn to lover the tappets, I considered it a safety feature, as everyone knew I was coming from a mile away.

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4 minutes ago, bunglebus said:

Aftermarket front on a Spridget?


It's a Turner Mk1, Turner being a company I'd never even heard of until last weekend. Low volume, active in the 50s and 60s. 

This particular one used a 948 A-series motor, but apparently over the years they went through several different manufacturers' parts bins including BMC and Ford. Some also used Coventry Climax motors.

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17 hours ago, Soundwave said:

 

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Now to put my feet up, put my phone on charge...

You deserve to put your feet up after all that running around. Many thanks for all the pics.

Bit of trivia, that is the 1953 Monte Carlo winning Zephyr Six of Maurice Gatsonides, the man we have to thank for helping the Police with collecting for their Christmas Ball.

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