Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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CitroJim wrote: 'tit' on the roof (rear window washer jet)... :-D
the techy term is nipple Jim :shock: :-D :roll: [-X :wink:

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citronut wrote:
CitroJim wrote: 'tit' on the roof (rear window washer jet)... :-D
the techy term is nipple Jim :shock: :-D :roll: [-X :wink:

regards malcolm
Paul's words. not mine :lol: I would never be so non-technical Malcolm!
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Seen this morning, camouflaged as a sore thumb...

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It's a left hand drive, and the UK plate is pre-1963, FWIW.
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All I can say is it is doing an excellent job of hiding most of a terribly ugly building....

H Vans are cooler than a cool thing in a cool place. I love 'em :P
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H vans remind me of the JU52 trimotor - another cool-looking creation of which I am a fan.
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Napoleon wrote:H vans remind me of the JU52 trimotor - another cool-looking creation of which I am a fan.
Oh yes 8-) The old Ford 'plane that looked like it was made out of old sheds :lol:

Cool indeed. Up there with the DC-3...
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This is the Ford:

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And here's the JU52 on a little trip to Crete:

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H vans are Awesome!

Did spot a local Velsatis on sunday! Was a 52 plate and was one of the 2sold at the garage when I was there, one was the directors V6 initielle in lightish mid grey/blue colour, lovely cau that, the other was sold at the sister showroom half hour up the road, ;-) was 5 cars in front and couldn't get the reg properly to see, and phone was locked, bu thr time I'd unlocked it yhr vel was gone,
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Just seen, must be a visitor to the area as new to me.

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Past a dark blue 1.8 MK1 hatch Xant today at about 5pm on the hogs back going into Guildford.

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Saw an unexpected few today, firstly a not too common C4 Coupe that looked nice in Silver:

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...and then totally unexpected was whilst wandering around Fakenham, the Fakenham Car Club had a little stand in the middle with a 2cv and DS!

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Sooper dooper!
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Seen in sunny Cotswold countryside, today... Drove over the brow of a hill to find this one:

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Is it a goer Tim or resting?

On the spotting side, considering I've done 700 miles in three days (Home to Aberystwyth and back followed almost immediately by Home to Taunton and back) the Xantia spotting was poor.

One unknown blue Xantia near Shrewsbury, one blue Xantia Estate in Taunton and one red one I forget where...

Where have they all gone?
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