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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 08 Dec 2018, 22:04

Royale Blue!

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 08 Dec 2018, 22:10

Hell Razor5543 wrote:
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Royale Blue!
Wish it was James but sadly not. The colour doesnt even have "blue" added to it. It is literally the exact name of a bond film on the list.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by white exec » 08 Dec 2018, 22:20

OK, 2600 then. 2000 was my first guess, but I edited that PDQ.

I was given a copy of James Taylor's Rover SD1: The Full Story as a present in April — a terrific read, and really well illustrated. The shape of those scuttle air intakes is a bit of a giveaway, as is the cheapo duct across the rocker cover!

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 08 Dec 2018, 22:31

This is it for sale at Matthewsons Classic Auction Pickering North Yorks Saturday 15th December 2018

https://mathewsons.co.uk/vehicle-auctio ... r-2600-sd1

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by bobins » 08 Dec 2018, 22:47

Possibly even rarer than the SD1 - a Talbot Solara from 1985. Don't see many of those on the road these days :shock:

https://mathewsons.co.uk/vehicle-auctio ... bot-solara

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by Gibbo2286 » 09 Dec 2018, 11:19

I sold one of those SD1 Rover 2600s to a regular customer, he loved it but I had to take it back because his wife got travel sick on every outing, they bought a Renault Trafic camper van instead (A DIY conversion).

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 09 Dec 2018, 12:13

What do Roger Moore, John Steed and the other bloke have in Common?

10 points for an off the top of your head answer, and a further 10 if you can name the other bloke and you are under 50! (1 point for the over 50's)
Spoiler: show
Rog
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Steed
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The other bloke
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Re: Whatsthisthen?..new one to try today

Post by Gibbo2286 » 09 Dec 2018, 12:17

Mr. Brian Trubshaw the fastest airline pilot in the world.,, Sorry I sneaked a look at the spoiler :-D

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Whatsthisthen?..slightly obscure but getable

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 10 Dec 2018, 19:01

Let us expand our global car knowledge with this one....plenty evidence there but a slightly obscure rarity.
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Go on...join in! Better still lob one up for me to have a go at!

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..slightly obscure but getable

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 10 Dec 2018, 23:56

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
10 Dec 2018, 19:01
Let us expand our global car knowledge with this one....plenty evidence there but a slightly obscure rarity.

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gettable? apparently not as easy as I thought!

Come on late night followers of the OTCL, consult todays POTD, and do a bit of lateral thinking.
Oh and here's a complimentary one to get you on the right track. Get one and you get both.
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Come on have a go!

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..slightly obscure but getable

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 11 Dec 2018, 10:01

The whole thing
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and the whole thing of the other thing
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Re: Whatsthisthen?..slightly obscure but getable

Post by CitroJim » 11 Dec 2018, 19:02

They're Aussie ones... The number plate gives that away... From South Australia...

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Whatsthisthen?..very getable now

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 11 Dec 2018, 19:49

CitroJim wrote:
11 Dec 2018, 19:02
They're Aussie ones... The number plate gives that away... From South Australia...


Yes, Yes, Yes :!: :!:

Now Jim has paved the way someone please apply the Coup de Grace and tell me/us what they were called....

The
Morris ******* and the Morris *****

Bit more of a clue the 1100-edy looking one had a back end like a Maxi

No one been to Australia?
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Re: Whatsthisthen?..very getable now

Post by van ordinaire » 11 Dec 2018, 22:29

Rcognised that snout right away - although assumed it was a Cambridge. Now the Aussies had, effectively, a Cambridge/Westminster hybrid - the Freeway (although I always thought THAT was the Victoria) so surprised they had the big saloons. Now by '57 Austin/Morris (Australia) were one, so - must be a Marshall!
What that booted 1100 is (apart from the replacement for the Morris Major) I've no idea - & I saw one at the NEC only a month ago.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..very getable now

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 11 Dec 2018, 22:40

Thanks Van, one down at least....

Top one is a Morris Marshal

I'll give the other away.....have a look down this bit of history of the 1100 and its variants in Australia and our second Morris variant will be revealed

http://www.elevenhundred.com/history.php

http://www.elevenhundred.com/morris1500/1500header.jpg

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