Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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I did wonder if... It just sits there, it seems to me, and is always there when I'm in that area.

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Lovely car but a terrible shame it's spoiled by the numberplate...

I'd get that fixed quick if it was mine...

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I think the sunlight was causing the camera to get confused.

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I thought it was an Arab registration.

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It looks like a small body Light-15 to me, though what model im not sure, the boot and wheel base would give it away.

In short, it is a Traction Avant, very nice spot :-D

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When I go back next month, I'll take a picture from another angle.

The number plate has six digits and letters on it. I only obscured it as wasn't sure if it's ok to put people's registration numbers on the www.

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Yes, not a bad idea to obscure plates really. I don't with my own but those you spot it is the decent thing to do unless it's a prat in an Audi who can't park :twisted:

It looks like it might be an old Dutch one on that Traction Tim.. Be careful as it's in Walmington it might be a German spy and we don't want Cpl. Jones getting too excited do we?

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Jim, it's four letters followed by a number. They look like they come from Germany, true. The first two letters are WG. Best not to put the whole thing. I don't know how desirable the Traction is or not, and don't want to tempt fate by putting it up here. Some people have access to the PNC and could locate it easily.

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Its French built too, the more common :lol:

Tractions desirability depend on its model, if its rare or desirable to some then its worth more. A good Light 15 can sell for between £10K - £15K. Good idea to blot out the plates :)

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this was posted on the CCC forum its probably been on here before

http://koti.mbnet.fi/css/xantia/xantiacomp.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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whooops it dont work what didnt i do?????

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Hmm, if you search for xantiacomp on gurgle it finds the pages and displays ok, but copying and pasting fails.

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Mike posted this beauty on the Visa Forum! :lol:
Mikee wrote:...somebody sent me these today Franklin and I thought of your Special. The art of disguise eh:

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Mikee wrote:...never did like the graffiti decoration - this much better:

Image ... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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:yikes: