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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 14 Jul 2015, 21:27

Can I include that Jaguar XK150 I saw at Fleet services (I posted it in the under 10K thread)?

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by myglaren » 14 Jul 2015, 21:41

If I can mention the Corvette I passed on the A1 in pouring rain on Sunday :twisted:

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 14 Jul 2015, 21:42

Of course James, I like the random "on the road" or "in the car park" spot. The passing general public like a good nose around a proper classic. I was parked in a retail park a couple of spaces from what I positively identified as a "Yellow Ferrari", and virtually everone who passed by had a good look. It had an engine with what I would describe as "two Redheads" which was in full view from the rear "window" and I presume a V engine. Now I know red head in Italian is Testarossa but no badging id to confirm this with the only logo apart from the dancing horse being " pininfarina". I have to say that as far as practicality goes my new picasso performed equally as well as the ferrari in the confines of the retail park car park, and probably used less fuel and made less noise, and had far bettter all round visibility!

No camera so I'm not allowing myself any points particularly seing as I couldn't precisely identify it :) .

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by myglaren » 14 Jul 2015, 21:45

I'm quite partial to redheads:

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2015, 05:28

myglaren wrote:I'm quite partial to redheads:
Me too :P

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Jul 2015, 06:27

Welcome back to relatively early morning frenchcarchatting Jim :)

Not being a doctor Who fan I have no idea who Amy Pond is!

This is the redhead I was talking about

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2015, 07:48

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Welcome back to relatively early morning frenchcarchatting Jim :)
Thanks Neil :-D

You know, I think I prefer Amy over that Ferrari any day :mrgreen: :lol:

I have my own redhead - it's my Activa...

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by MikeT » 15 Jul 2015, 08:31

There is a classic car meet in town this weekend. Would it be cheating to claim I "spotted" them? And what do I win? :lol:

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2015, 08:34

MikeT wrote:There is a classic car meet in town this weekend. Would it be cheating to claim I "spotted" them? And what do I win? :lol:
Not at all Mike although Neil must be the final arbitrator but essentially any pictures of nice tasty redheads (sorry, classic cars) is what we want!

Sorry, all this talk of redheads has had an effet on me :twisted: :roll:

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I-Spy Classic Cars-What have you spotted?

Post by addo » 15 Jul 2015, 09:30

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Not being a doctor Who fan I have no idea who Amy Pond is!

This is the redhead I was talking about

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Ah, the Ferrari Testadura!

Re the Doctor - It's Billie Piper or go home! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Although I apparently have a leave pass for Kate William...

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by MikeT » 15 Jul 2015, 09:44

CitroJim wrote:
MikeT wrote:There is a classic car meet in town this weekend. Would it be cheating to claim I "spotted" them? And what do I win? :lol:
Not at all Mike although Neil must be the final arbitrator but essentially any pictures of nice tasty redheads (sorry, classic cars) is what we want!

Sorry, all this talk of redheads has had an effet on me :twisted: :roll:
Ooo-er, best keep you away from my niece and my physiotherapist (both natural reds, the latter with freckles - too cute).
The French expression en effet is used to confirm what was just said, and may also introduce an explanation or other additional information.
Typo or freudian slip? :lol:

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2015, 11:19

MikeT wrote:
The French expression en effet is used to confirm what was just said, and may also introduce an explanation or other additional information.
Typo or freudian slip? :lol:
Both :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by daviemck2006 » 15 Jul 2015, 11:38

^^^^^^hahahahahaha^^^^^^

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Jul 2015, 16:04

MikeT wrote:There is a classic car meet in town this weekend. Would it be cheating to claim I "spotted" them? And what do I win? :lol:
Well having consulted the official I-spy rule book i find this
...However you could boost your score at a car show, motoring festival, rally, or a museum like the National Motor Museum in Hampshire, the British Road Transport Museum in Coventry or the Cars of the Stars Museum in Cumbria
So its absolutely fine :)

The ultimate prize is of course an order of merit certificate for 1000 points and the title of Second Class Classic Car Spotter. First Class was only awarded for completion of the full book!

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In days gone by this required a sworn statement from a person of substantial standing to verify that the points claimed were genuine.

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Jul 2015, 16:30

Who do we have of Substantial Standing Neil?