Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

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Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 14 Jul 2014, 22:25

Have a go at this one, if no-one has got it in a couple of days I'll post the answer up
There' s enough clues to get it but hopefully its not too obvious

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Not sure if Malcolm will come up with the goods on this one, my money is on another forum member of substantial standing...

regards Neil
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Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

Post by addo » 15 Jul 2014, 00:08

Hillman Hunter Royale?

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Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2014, 04:42

Poxhall FD Victor or VX4/90?

Actually no, it might be a Holden.

Looks very GM'ish anyway...

That'll keep me busy today...

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Jul 2014, 06:01

That pleases me, 2 heavyweight forum members with over 30,000 posts between them, not even close yet :!: :!:

Leaves the way open for Malcolm to show his class maybe :)

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Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

Post by addo » 15 Jul 2014, 07:01

Austin Kimberley?

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Post by citronut » 15 Jul 2014, 08:32

well it certainly looks Yank'ish but the nudge bars ( bumper ) is a bit on the small side for that,

maybe Auz or Kiwi,

cant think what UK car with that very Poxhall/Vicounty/last of the Cresta's looking body shape, but wrong eye's ( head lamps )

so i think Adam will get this one

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Post by citronut » 15 Jul 2014, 08:33

addo wrote:Austin Kimberley?
looks like he's only gone and done it

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Jul 2014, 12:10

and the points go to....................Addo =D>

nice to have an international winner! Came across it when I pulled up an image list for an Austin 1800.

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from the wiki page reference is also made to an Austin/Morris Tasman also based on the Austin 1800.

If you are ever in New Zealand dont forget to make a trip to the Wanaka :) Transport Museum.

There is a white Morris Tasman X6 preserved at the Museum, and fittingly, while the cars themselves are moved constantly around the museum, it is always shown parked alongside an Austin 1800.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by myglaren » 15 Jul 2014, 17:29

Never heard of an Austin Kimberly before.
The lights look like those on my R11.

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Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2014, 17:37

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Came across it when I pulled up an image list for an Austin 1800.
When you see the full picture of the Kimberley you can see the family resemblance there quite clearly!

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by citronut » 16 Jul 2014, 19:18

another what this then!!!!!!!!!! :yikes: :yikes: :dom: :shock: :wink:

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Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

Post by Northern_Mike » 16 Jul 2014, 19:26

I don't know but I want it!!!

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Post by CitroJim » 17 Jul 2014, 04:21

northern_mike wrote:I don't know but I want it!!!
It is rather attractive I must say...

Makes me think of putting a V6 into a C1... 8-)

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Post by citronut » 17 Jul 2014, 07:57

CitroJim wrote: Makes me think of putting a V6 into a C1... 8-)
at least it would keep your derry air warm in the winter Jim :twisted: :yikes: :-D :lol: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink: , as you would have to straddle the cam covers whilst driving it,
you certainly would not get it under the bonnet of a C1

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have a go at this one

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Jul 2014, 19:39

Now this "Whatsthisthen?" has already made an appearance in the "I-Spy Citroen H Vans thread" with 1/4 of one point on offer for identification. Northern Mike got the moral victory but left it up to others to claim the point, while leaving a very heavy hint as to what it was. As such the points on offer were reduced to 1/8th of a point :)

The full 1/4 was offered if the location could be given, but the nearest was Timmo who was 358.2 miles out.

The actual name/location has never been declared as yet, but its a bit of a loose end, so if you know what it is, tie up the loose end and claim a well deserved fraction of a point :!:

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regards Neil

I'll give it a couple of days and if it hasn't been answered I'll post up the results and claim the points myself :!:
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