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

Post by DickieG » 21 Aug 2015, 21:11

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Talking about Beetle's rear-ends there are few variations.
But this is French Car Forum so please keep within the theme

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

Post by Stickyfinger » 21 Aug 2015, 22:47

Accurate or what



206's normally have an ARSE in them :)

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

Post by Zelandeth » 21 Aug 2015, 22:48

Have to go back to my bus enthusiast mode for today's one. What I reckon must be a preserved D plate Leyland Olympian with Alexander RH bodywork. In a deep burgrundy colour devoid of any graphics/lettering and in visually mint condition. Only spotted it because I heard it first, definitely running a Cummins L10 power unit in that one, no mistaking that window-rattling rumble.

Miss getting to drive E131DRS up at Alford, lovely bus to drive, sounds fantastic and doesn't half go...

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

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Aug 2015, 23:38

quite an easy find on the internet-here's E131DRS in action!

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I-Spy Classic Cars-What have you spotted?

Post by addo » 22 Aug 2015, 10:31

Thinking about a base-level SmugMug subscription, mainly to host and safely store my thousands of images.

For now I have used one of the horrid commercial sites (TinyPic) but here's my trucklet as of this weekend... Maybe it should be in the rat topic?

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

Post by Zelandeth » 23 Aug 2015, 02:09

Yep, that's 131 on her old stomping ground. Now safely preserved out at the Grampian Transport Museum. Had the pleasure of a run out a couple of years back with the instruction "give the brakes a good bedding in."

Who was I to argue? They didn't half work better than before the overhaul, I'll say that much! Nearly put me through the windscreen first time I used them...

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 23 Aug 2015, 08:47

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
addo wrote:I'm curious as to how many points your guide would award my 1963 International AB110 SWB pickup (the "Chinese Eye" grille). Do I get more because it's rough? :lol:
Now if there was a picture of the actual vehicle posted up, bonus points may well follow :)

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Is the chinese eye grill getting restored or is this something different?
addo wrote:...but here's my trucklet as of this weekend... Maybe it should be in the rat topic?

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

Post by Stickyfinger » 23 Aug 2015, 09:30

Classic car summer season ??

WHAT SUMMER ???...........I NEED A BOAT !

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Post by addo » 23 Aug 2015, 09:50

It's raining steadily here, too. :lol:

Neil: The "Chinese Eye" grille is restored and in the matching white urethane as wheels are painted, the radiator support needs another $1200-$1500 dropping on it - I rebuilt it once but think it needs re-work.

Reading up a whole lot about axle flips, camber/caster tweaks and chassis notching. Want to get it down at least two inches more.

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

Post by CitroJim » 23 Aug 2015, 18:00

Stickyfinger wrote:Classic car summer season ??

WHAT SUMMER ???...........I NEED A BOAT !
If your place ever floods Alasdair then we're all done for!!!

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

Post by Stickyfinger » 23 Aug 2015, 18:13

Remember I an on a Hill Jim, nice views over "The Somerset Sea"

Oh yes....still raining :)

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

Post by Deanxm » 23 Aug 2015, 18:15

Sat out in the sun today, only during decorating breaks though. Lovely blue sky

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

Post by Stickyfinger » 23 Aug 2015, 18:58

Just had a hailstone shower, flood warnings tomorrow morning

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

Post by Deanxm » 23 Aug 2015, 19:03

Yeah its going to be bad tomorrow, got to walk back from the garage too after dropping the truck in!

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

Post by myglaren » 23 Aug 2015, 20:23

It there is likely to be lightening in your area check this website out: Real-Time Lightening
There was a hell of a storm here yesterday evening and I was quite entertained by it.