Open-Top motoring....

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:rofl2: It was your post that led me to the answer, when I read that, I looked down to find the "Cheers" post you quoted and saw his car list in his signature!! :-D
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I really must get it back on the road soon 🙄
I think it's been off for 18 months already... But I also have been reminded that I need to sort out the C5 first 😀
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The SAAB convertible goes for next to nowt at auctions, but I always like to see one. This is a bit of an odd colour, but interesting enough to click the shutter :-D
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 14 Aug 2021, 19:34 The SAAB convertible goes for next to nowt at auctions, but I always like to see one. This is a bit of an odd colour, but interesting enough to click the shutter :-D

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Although this morning's shower was not conducive to open top motoring I did come up behind this rare beastie in the lanes on the way to Elstree this morning:
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I like a TR7 convertible, nice colour too, and a bit tartan on the upholstery :-D
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The rear tells you proudly what it is.
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Here's a novelty concept!! :-D
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I passed one of those smart open-tops on Friday, in Torre del Mar. Looked like a rental car jobbie.
Wonder how hard you need to pedal?
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Good point Chris, my reaction was "So which part is supposed to be smart?" :-D
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I'm not sure I'd want to even try opening the doors.
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Pulled? French reg plate.
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white exec wrote: 29 Aug 2021, 16:23 Pulled?
Most certainly.
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This is the way to do it!! :
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Have you ever driven one of those Mick......horrid little things but a favourite of it's time. The clutch had about a quarter inch of travel and got to the bite point when you lifted your foot about a sixteenth of an inch.......very interesting when you first had a go, especially in reverse. :-D
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