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I-spy a 20 reg

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They are out, and spotted 2 so far today.

A Mini Cooper,, the good thing about them is they are recognisable. The other thing flashed by on the A189 and could have been anything....SUV-ey in style and silver. The ubiquitous anonymous.



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It's just not so much fun as looking for 69's :-D
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I thought "What! already"?
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A BMW something or other...
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RichardW wrote: 03 Mar 2020, 22:38 A BMW something or other...
NewcastleFalcon wrote: 03 Mar 2020, 14:55 The other thing flashed by on the A189 and could have been anything....SUV-ey in style and silver. The ubiquitous anonymous.
At least the mini is distinctive
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It was easier in 1966 to spot a new reg......A 1966 Ford something or other

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Last week I saw four Mercedes Sprinter vans (all 20 reg) on the back of a transporter going to Thrifty Van Rental (going by the logos on them).
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 08:50
RichardW wrote: 03 Mar 2020, 22:38 A BMW something or other...
NewcastleFalcon wrote: 03 Mar 2020, 14:55 The other thing flashed by on the A189 and could have been anything....SUV-ey in style and silver. The ubiquitous anonymous.
At least the mini is distinctive
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Gibbo2286 wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 10:58
I stood by the side of a new 'mini' and thought the name is a lie, nothing 'mini' about it now.
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Stickyfinger wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 11:05
Gibbo2286 wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 10:58
I stood by the side of a new 'mini' and thought the name is a lie, nothing 'mini' about it now.
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I know very little about either the BMW 1 series or the German Mini but isn't the BMW rear wheel drive and the Mini front wheel drive?
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5 of 8 vans worked on last 3 days...

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Ah the Ford Transit, part of the "Backbone of Britain" (made in Turkey).



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Audi in 2020 still able to find buyers/leasers for a car with four tailpipes
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I have to say I have always been a fan of twin exhausts, just because they look good, :-D :) and I have considered directing the cooling air from my battery cooling fan out through twin tailpipes on the MX3 conversion plan. It may even give a miniscule bit of extra thrust to improve range! :)
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