Whatsthisthen?.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 29 Jun 2015, 00:07

Time to clear up TinTin's cars

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we have

A roughly 1920 ish Model T Ford from "TinTin au le Congo"
Torpedo Lincoln [les Américains disent ’Phaeton’] année 1926 à 1931 from "Cigares du pharaon"
Rover P4 type 75 from "L'Affaire Tournesol"
Citroen 5CV complete with the Thompson Twins from "Au pays de l'Or Noir"

Here's a A comprehensive pictoral catalogue of all cars featured in TinTin

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by Stickyfinger » 05 Jul 2015, 00:35

umm...whatsthisthen ?

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by daviemck2006 » 05 Jul 2015, 01:01

Was that a jaguar xjs which got a xantia hatch rear end grafted on it? Sure I have read that somewhere.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 05 Jul 2015, 02:19

I reckon Davie has a very good chance of winning the pints for that one :) , all the more impressive cos it looks like it came without any assistance from google :)

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by daviemck2006 » 05 Jul 2015, 02:39

No Google [emoji4] I remember seeing it on TV somewhere, rather than reading it. I'm wondering if it was Jeremy Clarkson being silly on Top Gear again[emoji13] [emoji23] That may well be a wrong spy though.

I'm going to Google it now though[emoji48] [emoji2]

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by daviemck2006 » 05 Jul 2015, 02:45

http://classiccars.brightwells.com/view ... hp?id=2372" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

It's actually not bad looking. Anyone got a boot spoiler to put onto it to finish it off [emoji4]

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by xantia_v6 » 05 Jul 2015, 06:01

I havent seen the car in person, but have seen it in a Jaguar club magazine. Knowing the construction of the XJ-S and Xantia, it is a remarkable achievement.

I think that I would have carried the black panel behind the side window all the way back to the hatch, to eliminate the slightly odd angle. He has actually cut that black panel slightly, as the original chrome trim is slightly curved with a jointing piece where it meets the lower trim strip.

I don't think that the Xantia tail lights are an improvement, perhaps the later spec XJS units would have looked better.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by VertVega » 18 Jul 2015, 21:30

"Whatsthisthen" the green one on the left side.

I was so much concentrated on my "Point of Interest" H-Van :) that I didn't pay attention to the other one.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Jul 2015, 22:27

I wouldn't say no to one of those VertVega!

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by CitroJim » 19 Jul 2015, 06:54

NewcastleFalcon wrote:I wouldn't say no to one of those VertVega!

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Nor me. Orange and yellow on the same vehicle.. Stuff of dreams for me 8-) :-D

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by VertVega » 19 Jul 2015, 09:51

Perfect, these are kind of pieces of art.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by CitroJim » 19 Jul 2015, 11:56

VertVega wrote:Perfect, these are kind of pieces of art.
They are.. Sadly never seen these days except on very rare occasions... If all vans were done up like that the world would be a much lovelier place...

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by daviemck2006 » 31 Aug 2015, 11:10

Who knows what this is?Image

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by CitroJim » 31 Aug 2015, 11:41

Moggie Minor with a Rover V8 in it :lol:

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Re: Whatsthisthen?

Post by daviemck2006 » 31 Aug 2015, 12:10

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You got that one Jim. Too easy surely [emoji3]

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